Melding Museum and City is a site-specific installation by Baltimore artist and 2017 Evergreen Museum & Library Artist-in-Residence Tony Auth (MICA, BFA Ceramics). Auth's work is known for its playful, unprompted style that pays attention to the physical experiences of the surrounding world. In Melding Museum and City, Auth translates pictorial decorations found within the museum for Evergreen's outdoor landscapes, while placing abandoned motorbikes and other symbols of urban unpredictability throughout the lavisly furnished period rooms.
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Follow in the footsteps of Baltimore's literary luminaries and discover the elegant brownstone mansions and majestic cultural institutions built by Baltimore's successful 19th century merchants and industrialists. Learn how a neighborhood of scholars, struggling artists and authors, newspaperman, philanthropists and social reformers offered rich opportunities to discuss and debate ideas and open new literary avenues.
MICA presents MSNBC’s Joy-Ann Reid as the headline speaker of this year's Constitution Day programming, an annual symposium co-sponsored by the American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland (ACLU-MD) that provides commentary on contemporary issues in politics, government, civic engagement and activism.
As part of MICA's annual Constitution Day programming, MICA presents a symposium entitled What Is Democracy?, which will dive into the complex and often problematic issue of defining democracy, and how civic action, education and art factor into the conversation.
Hailed by The American Organist for setting “standards that established and honored older players would struggle to equal,” organist Felix Hell is renowned internationally for his natural musicality, innovative programming, and fluid execution. Join us for his wonderful program, which centers around works composed and inspired by J.S. Bach. Please visit our website (www.CommunityConcertsAtSecond.org) for complete program information and to learn more about our series.
In his bequest to Johns Hopkins University, John Work Garrett described his library as “a memorial to my family,” recalling the ubiquity of books, and the love of book collecting, that had shaped two generations of the Garrett family at Evergreen. Join rare book curator Earle Havens, Ph.D., for an illustrated talk that will highlight his new and extensive research on the John Work Garrett Library—one of the truly great private rare book and manuscripts collections of late 19th- and early 20th-century America.
Cantata 16: Herr Gott, dich loben wir
Handel’s Concerto Grosso in F Major Op. 3 No. 4, HWV 315 - Jeffrey Fahnestock, tenor
Sunday, October 1 at 4 p.m.
Christ Lutheran, Inner Harbor, 701 S. Charles St. Baltimore, MD 21230
MICA and the Mount Royal School of Art M.F.A. program present internationally recognized artist Xu Bing discussing his global art practice, which is known for large-scale installations that incorporate a variety of materials, such as tobacco, silkworms and corn husks, to address cultural and social issues. The lecture will be followed by a conversation with MICA President Samuel Hoi.
“Harmonious Monk: Martin Luther and His Reformation through Music”
Christopher Boyd Brown, Associate Professor of Church History, Boston University
Wednesday, October 4, 7 – 9 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall
UMBC Humanities Forum — Ancient Studies Week
"Life, Love, and Law in Classical Athens"
Victoria Wohl, Professor of Athenian Literature and Culture, University of Toronto
Monday, October 9, 4 – 5:30 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery