An exhibit of 13 works by the late British visionary artist that depict ethereal spirits and the afterlife in watercolor, charcoal, and other mixed-media.
Portraits by Sheila Pree Bright show subjects posing with the American flag and demonstrating how they feel to be citizens of the U.S.
Part of an ongoing project between two different artists to encourage creative exploration. "Nanotecture"' is the first such collaboration between Jonathan Latiano and Jennifer Strunge.
"100 Teapots" juried by Mark Shapiro, examines the hyperspecific form of the teapot and its rich cultural history.
Featuring artist Rev. Howard Finster, The Visionary Experience offers a perspective on some of the most important moments in history, invention, science, politics, and religion.
For a fifth time, UMUC's Leroy Merritt Center will showcase works from world-renowned realist artist, Joseph Sheppard. Explore the large format paintings of the Owings Mills native and MICA alum through an exhibit featuring 21 of Sheppard's portraits of rural and urban life, some of which span more than seven feet.
New York City gallery.
This gallery exhibits artwork from all over the African continent, both traditional or antique and contemporary works. The pieces run the gamut from textiles to sculpture to musical instruments. The gallery is also part of a cultural center which includes a performance space and hosts theater, music (including African drumming), lectures and workshops.
This library gallery, part of the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), hosts both exhibits of the works from the Albin O. Kuhn collections and traveling exhibitions. In part because of the library's extensive photography collection, many of the exhibits focus on the photographic medium. The works are not for sale.
The American Visionary Arts museum defines visionary artists as self-taught individuals without formal art training who express their "innate personal vision" through their work, and presents one exhibit at a time, each based around a theme. In addition to its 6 galleries, the museum also boasts The Tall Sculpture Barn, The Giant Whirligig and Sculpture Plaza, and The Wildflower Garden. The Joy America Cafe adjoins the museum.
This museum, part of the Smithsonian Institute, is dedicated to documenting and examining the African-American experience and its exhibitions deal with African-American history and heritage as well as contemporary urban issues. It also hosts dance classes and workshops.
This Smithsonian museum, along with the adjoining Freer Gallery of Art, presents Asian art from ancient times to the present, from the Mediterranean to Japan. The permanent collection of over 1,000 works is supplemented by international loans. The gallery also houses a public research library of about 55,000 volumes, half in Chinese or Japanese.
The Asian Arts and Culture Center at Towson University has approximately 1,000 art objects from China, Korea, Japan, India, Tibet, Nepal, Cambodia, Indonesia and Thailand. The collection includes ceramics, paintings, wood-block prints, textiles, carved ivories, wood, metal and stone sculpture, cloisonné enamels and furniture. Selected objects are displayed in the Asian Arts Gallery throughout the academic year.
The Baltimore Museum of Art is home to the renowned Cone Collection, and its permanent collection also includes American Painting and Decorative Arts, European Painting and Sculpture, Arts of Africa, Asia, the Americas and Oceania, Modern and Contemporary Art, Prints, Drawings and Photographs and a stunning sculpture garden. The museum also hosts several special exhibitions, which rotate throughout the year.
The largest non-federal museum in D.C., the Corcoran Gallery is particularly known for its American and European masterworks, but it also holds special exhibits of contemporary work throughout the year.
The Esther Prangley Rice Gallery has two exhibition areas, one of which currently houses a continuous display of the Albert and Eva Blum Collection of Art from five continents. The other, larger area hosts 5-6 exhibits per year, including the juried Kathryn E. Wentz Art Show of sculpture, printmaking, drawing, photography, painting and computer graphics by WMC art students in the spring. Works by local, regional and national artists working in all mediums round out the gallery schedule.
Together the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery form the National Museum of Asian Art at the Smithsonian Institution. This world-renowned collection of art includes pieces from China, Japan, Korea, South and Southeast Asia, and the Near East, including Chinese paintings, Japanese folding screens, Korean ceramics, Indian and Persian manuscripts, and Buddhist sculpture. The Freer also houses a collection of 19th-century and early 20th-century American art, including the world's largest group of works by James McNeill Whistler. In addition, the gallery offers classes for teachers, families and children.
The Hirshhorn has one of the most comprehensive collections of modern sculpture in the United States or abroad, as well as contemporary art, European painting since World War II and American painting since the late l9th century. In addition to its permanent exhibits, the Hirshhorn hosts special exhibitions which usually focus on the work of an individual contemporary artist.
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The Black Eyed Susan authentic Mississippi river boat hosts a murder mystery and dinner cruise, with a different mystery with each cruise.
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