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A Poetry and Prose open mic hosted by Patti Ross aka little pi each third Thursday of the month starting August. The open mic is for community wordsmiths to share their work and love for language and performance. There will be a sign in sheet at the door 15 minutes before start. Each reader will have five minutes to share their work. The evening lasts from 6pm to 7:30pm. Every other month you can expect a featured reader/performance artist!
The final concert of the season includes Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini featuring Italian pianist Beatrice Rana, whose playing is noted by The London Times as having "a kind of Orphic seductiveness, a transcendent lightness of touch.” The rhapsody has a historical connection to the region, as it was premiered by Rachmaninoff himself at the Lyric Opera House in Baltimore.
MAKE YOUR OWN DECORATIVE WOVEN BASKET!
Brighten up your home or workspace with a new decorative basket made by YOU! In this workshop you will watercolor paint on paper which you will then cut into strips and weave into a decorative basket to take home. All materials will be provided so just bring yourself and a sense of adventure!
This workshop is limited to 6 students only. Click here to reserve your spot in class.
The Pacifica Quartet is “nothing short of phenomenal” (The Telegraph), known for its “vibrant, highly charged playing” (NPR). The winners of two Grammy Awards return to SHCS with “the feisty, rich-voiced” (The New York Times) soprano Karen Slack with a new work by Baltimore composer James Lee III, co-commissioned with Carnegie Hall, and a program of string quartets.
Edgar Allan Poe famously proclaimed the death of a beautiful woman "the most poetical subject in the world." The prolonged suffering of his beautiful, dying wife, Virginia Poe, almost certainly inspired this belief. Virginia Poe remains one of the most enigmatic and controversial figures in the famed author's history. Join us for a series of live readings, themed discussion, and Q&A about the famed muse, poetess, child bride and daughter of Baltimore.
Drop into the newest photography exhibition Visions of Night during the Bromo Art Walk, an unguided tour of some of the best spots in the Bromo Tower Arts & Entertainment District.
Meet and mingle with the contemporary artists from the exhibition J. M. Giordano, Sydney J. Allen, Webster Phillips III, John Clarke Mayden, and MCHC Curator of Films & Photographs Joe Tropea. And perhaps encounter the spirits of the historical photographers lurking around the corner. Registration is requested.
By Natasha Mirny and Tia Shearer
June 23 – 26
AntiCone, inspired by Sophocles’ Antigone, is the largely wordless story of an immigrant who is put to work building a wall against her country of origin (and, therefore, her brothers), under the dangerous eye of new leader, Creon, and against the pull of her ancient namesake.
Mount Vernon began as a country estate for Revolutionary War hero John Eager Howard and grew to be the place to live for Baltimore’s rich and famous in the mid-nineteenth century. The Garrett family, owners of the B&O Railroad, the Walters, founders of the Walters Art Museum, and the Thomases, owners of Mercantile Bank, are among the families that built handsome mansions along the four parks that surround the Washington Monument. Join us on a tour to hear the stories behind the landmarks of Baltimore’s grandest historic neighborhood.
visit https://www.mcreds.org/ for a full list of Maryland Micro-Credentials for Creative Classrooms courses offered.. Please click the “Learn More” button to view the course description, a full syllabus, dates/locations, and bios of the facilitators.
To veiw the online collection visit https://art.thewalters.org/
The Walters Art Museum is a cultural hub in the heart of Baltimore. Located in the city’s Mount Vernon neighborhood, the Walters is free for all. The museum’s collection spans more than seven millennia, from 5,000 BCE to the 21st century, and encompasses 36,000 objects from around the world.
Experience our Virtual J!
Our J buildings may be closed, but our J Team is hard at work creating virtual programming to help keep you and your family engaged and active during this challenging time for our community. Join us as we begin streaming virtual video experiences for group fitness classes, kids programming, a Shabbat community experience for our Early Learning Center families, wellness resources, and more. Stay tuned for more updates and please contact us with ideas or suggestions for what kinds of virtual content you and your family would most like to experience.
What is thread? Is it just a long, thin strand of cotton, nylon, or other fibers? What is the thread that holds us together? How is thread made? This exhibit explores the answers to these questions and much more. This Call for Artists show features 20+ different artists from around the area and their interpretations of what thread means to them using a variety of mediums. Available in an online catalog format!
PORTRAITS OF LIFE: Once Upon A Story
April M. Rimpo and Elaine Weiner-Reed
In this Ekphrastic exhibit, the paintings of Rimpo and Weiner-Reed will inspire written word, poetic, and musical compositions from viewers. The community is invited and encouraged to participate in-person in the special events scheduled throughout the exhibit for written word readings and musical presentations.
Here, you can find thousands of artworks, from around the world and across the centuries. Get detailed information about the artworks, including conservation and exhibition histories. Download high quality digital images. Search, tag and create an online art collection. This project is supported i npart by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.