In this 12-week class for ages 12-16, Students will use the potter’s wheel to develop their foundational skills for creating hand-made vessels. This class will cover the techniques of forming, shaping and decorating vases, cups and bowls. As students refine these skills, they will work on more complex projects that will enable them to combine techniques and push their own creativity and problem solving abilities. Glazing and other surface treatments will be explored. Class size will remain at reduced capacity for increased social distancing, masks indoors remain mandatory
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In this hand-building class, we will explore the creation of ceramic wares specific to our personal food narratives of choice. We will learn various building techniques to help us translate our conceptual ideas into physical forms through design and function. This class will challenge us to create outside of conventional ideas of tableware, as well as emphasize building in multiples, surface design and glaze testing. Overall, we will focus on the presentation and interaction with our clay vessels, the food, and the consumer.
Junk in the Trunk is a multi-media multi-medium show featuring artists who work with any and all materials. From video, clay, to glitter and everything in-between! Craft often lives on the edges of the fine arts and multi-medium/media artists will even be on the outskirts of the outskirts. This show is a celebration of artists who live in that borderland. The queer, the othered, the funk, and the sub-cultured. These artists love material but will not care to “blasphemously” glue rhinestones to that dance.
It’s time to CELEBRATE at the final First Friday Art Walk in Highlandtown with parties, pop-ups, shopping, and Santa! Start at the Holiday Night Market and don’t miss the Tree Lighting with FREE photos with Santa. Then make your way to any of our 15 participating venues with art exhibits, holiday shopping, local pop-up artists, and delicious food and drinks!
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UMBC’s Collegium Musicum presents an engaging, hands-on, early instrument petting zoo. We welcome you to the stage to inspect at close range and handle instruments from UMBC’s early instrument collection, including crumhorns, Baroque strings, sackbuts, a shawm, and a harpsichord. In addition, we will present our viol consort on loan from the Viola da Gamba Society of America. Come learn how these instruments work and what they sound like!
Used as a marketing tool in the 19th and 20th centuries, paper dolls helped to sell clothes and commodities, especially to the female buyer. They remained affordable and popular during and after World War II. Today, paper dolls provide a glimpse into past cultures, improve fine motor skills, and encourage creativity in story-telling and fantasy.
UNDER $500 Ornament Making Workshop: Saturday, November 12 & Saturday, December 3 | 1 - 3 pm
UNDER $500 10 Year Anniversary Benefit Exhibition and Sale: Friday, December 9 | 6 pm to 10 pm
UNDER $500 After Party: Friday, December 9 | 10 pm to 1 am
UNDER $500 Virtual Exhibition and Sale: Saturday, December 10 @ 10 am - Wednesday, December 14 @ 10 pm
MidAtlantic Youth Ballet is once again proud to present its original, full-length adaptation of The Nutcracker featuring landmarks, icons, and culture unique to Maryland. Join in the revelry of the Preakness Party (scene), defeat the Hon Rats at the Battle of Baltimore, have Faith in the Snowflakes, and enjoy a stroll through other Baltimore sites. Unmistakably Maryland Nutcracker features over 100 local dancers, ranging in age from 4 to adult from dance programs and schools all over the Greater Baltimore area.
On the Sixth Day of Candy Lane, join us for a Frozen Sing-A-Long. Complete with a hot cocoa bar and swing set installation – attendees of all ages and encouraged to come belt “Let It Go” with Elsa, Anna, and Olaf themselves during this free family event.
PAW Patrol Live! is back on a roll… IN PERSON AND LIVE ON STAGE! Ryder and your favorite pups have been working hard to get back on the road and they are ready to roll.
Do not miss this PAWsome opportunity to see the whole pack as they set sail in a pirate themed live touring stage performance. Join them for this adventure-filled high-seas mission aboard the Sea Patroller as they save their mateys, Carlos and Tracker, and find some pirate treasure too! We hope you’re as excited as we arrr!
Want to make a special gift this holiday season? Join us at the Baltimore Museum of Industry for a teddy bear workshop with BMI Educator and Local Baltimore artist, Jesse Lentzwiler.
Using a mix of hand stitching and machine work, participants will leave this workshop with a simple patterned new friend. Suitable for ages 10+.
$30/members/$35 non-members. Workshop includes supplies and museum admission. Free parking is available at the BMI.
We are Wrapping up the Year with a group show featuring works by Bennett Vadnais, Beth Bathe, Carol Lee Thompson, Crystal Moll, Deborah Kommalan, Kathy Daywalt, Stephanie Marzella,Tim Kelly and Vlad Duchev.
Join us for a festive evening of art, holiday cheer, and LIVE music by Roses n Rust!!
We have something for all of the art lovers on your list!
Artists and art-lovers, this one is for you. If you’ve never witnessed an Artmageddon event, hosted by The Black Genius Art Show, you’re in for a sweet treat! On the seventh day of Candy Lane, head to Center Plaza and join us for a live battle between artists, where topics are picked by the audience and the best pieces are voted on by YOU! This free event is hosted by Bryan Robinson and The Black Genius Art Show.
On the second day of Candy Lane, we invite you to join us for Family Fun Day. This inclusive day will include visits from Santa, rowhome gingerbread making brought to you by Baltimore Architecture Foundation and Lord Baltimore Hotel (registration required), complimentary hot cocoa, story time with Enoch Pratt Library, and all sorts of other crafts and activities for all ages.
Join the First & Franklin Sanctuary Choir, readers and guest artists for this annual musical celebration of the seasons of Advent and Christmas. The choir will sing John Rutter’s three-movement "Gloria", accompanied by US Armed Forces brass players. Also featured will be Christian Humcke’s "Evening Quiescence" for choir and harp, written for the First & Franklin Sanctuary Choir during the composer’s time in our choir. The sanctuary will be bathed in the warmth of candlelight and beautiful music, and a festive reception follows in Reid Chapel.
Enjoy play, learning and family fun for just $5 per person during Port Discovery's $5 Community Day on December 14th. Come play and learn while exploring Port Discovery’s three floors of interactive exhibits including The SkyClimber, The Port, Tiny's Diner, Wonders of Water, and more!
Nonrefundable and nontransferable. Cannot be combined with other offers. Limit 8 per party. Transaction must include at least one adult and one child.
A true holiday favorite, this beloved comedy classic features renowned composer John Williams’ charming and delightful score performed live to picture by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Macaulay Culkin stars as Kevin McCallister, an 8-year-old boy who’s accidentally left behind when his family leaves for Christmas vacation, and who must defend his home against two bungling thieves. Hilarious and heart-warming, Home Alone is holiday fun for the entire family!
Enjoy the marvelous sounds of the holiday season: Christmas carols, highlights from The Nutcracker with dancers from Dance Connections, Hanukkah songs, & other family-friendly favorites. Patrons of all ages are sure to enjoy these holiday classics!
Tickets: Adults $15 & Children $10