The BMA is closed through at least Sunday, April 26 to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, but there is still lots to see online. During this time, we are encouraging art enthusiasts to explore behind-the-scenes features and artist interviews on BMA Stories and YouTube, download more than 100 Art-To-Go activities for kids, and browse images of over 20,000 works from every area of the collection. Beginning in April, virtual visitors can participate in Facebook Live Tours of the galleries and enjoy themed tours at home via BMA Go Mobile.
Join us over on Instagram this Wed, Thurs, and Fri for live talks with a few of our NCECA Expo artists! Just find each artist’s account at their time slot and watch along with us. Feel free to comment and ask questions!
We are so grateful to NCECA for putting this together. Stay tuned for the full schedule of artist talks from all 9 NCECA Expo galleries.
Work from our NCECA Expo booth will go live in our online shop on Wednesday, April 1st.
Thursday, March 26
10am + 4pm
Friday, March 27
2pm + 3pm + 4pm
Skill Shares usually provide a free weekly opportunity for social entrepreneurs
to share their skills in person, We are shifting to IG Live.
[Follow Us on Instagram to tune in Live]
Schedule As of 3/23 below, See Full Schedule Here
Always 12p -1p when scheduled.
3/25 | Warm Up Wednesday Yoga w/ IHB Member Aliya, RYT
Parents of little ones (and not so little ones), this is for you!
Celebrate the birthday of late architect Philip Freelon with a #virtual storytime on Facebook and our Youtube page of Dream Builder: The Story of Architect Philip Freelon from Kelly Starling Lyons. Freelon was a co-architect of the #TheLewis and lead architect of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
An architect craft activity for kids will be included to try at home. The video will be able online for 24 hours.
As part of Live Arts Maryland's "concerts in exile," we're launching a new online series: "QuaranTiny Concerts" - quick, informal performances, recorded in one or two takes.
We'll continue to add to the "tiny concert" performances each day while performance venues are closed.
The current COVID-19 health crisis has forced BIG to shutter its nightly performances and classes at our theater in Station North.
Our passion and commitment to improv comedy compels us to continue to perform improv comedy online.
Our performers and students can continue to improvise over online conferencing platforms like Zoom, Skype, Google Hangout and more. Theater staff will help arrange for shows and highlight our best work on this page: https://www.bigimprov.org/big-online.html
DANCING THROUGH MUSICAL THEATRE HISTORY
Learn specialized technique and exercises that will provide a firm foundation for dance specific to a specific era of the American Musical Theater.
Class curriculum for each class will include a warmup, some Musical Theatre history, as well as learning a combo from the Musical Theatre canon.
Each week will feature history and dance styles from a different era of the American Musical Theatre.
Virtual Session (Spring 2020)
Sat, March 21 @ 11am
Sat, March 28 @ 11am
Baltimore’s Qlub Q
A Quarantine Dance Party w/ James Nasty & DJ Amsies
Live on Zoom!
SAT MAR 28 | 9-11pm | FREE
We may not be going anywhere, but nothing can stop us from getting together for what Baltimore does best – DIY dance party! Get ready to get down to some of Baltimore's finest record spinners’ – James Nasty and DJ Amsies – in your own living room, bedroom, kitchen, or bathroom? We wanna see you sporting looks and moves live on zoom!
Mondays, March 30 - May 4
@ 6 pm - 8 pm
Since you can't come to us, we're coming to you! Join CSC Teaching Artists for a deep dive into Shakespeare’s greatest play. CRITICAL ANALYSIS: HAMLET is an adult class, ideal for theater lovers who are interested in digging into the source material with experts and other critical thinkers! It’s the perfect way to develop your critical eye and capture the nuance of Shakespeare’s masterworks.
*waitlist / video available Tuesdays*
Rooted is excited to announce STAY ROOTED, a virtual space for Black SGL/LGBTQ folks to come together and cultivate joy. This three week virtual joy session will start on March 23rd. Every Monday and Thursday a member from the Rooted Collective will be go on Facebook Live to share a practice with you. STAY ROOTED will feature dance parties, storytelling and other offerings to get us re/connected with each other, our bodies and our hearts.
Creative Alliance presents Drag Story: Reading is FUNdamental!
Beginning TUE Mar 24 | 1PM | Every TUE & THU | Facebook Event Page Live Feed
Hey parents! Join us on Tuesdays and Thursdays after lunch with your kids for a family-friendly Facebook Live Feed drag story time event featuring some of Baltimore's favorite drag personas.
Join Americans for the Arts staff who will overview our advocacy and research relating to the new federal COVID-19 Relief Package. Speakers will discuss Americans for the Arts COVID-19 response resources, the new legislation, what parts relate to arts organizations, artists, and the creative economy and what you should expect in the next few weeks.
Robert Lynch, President and CEO, Americans for the Arts & Action Fund
Ruby Lopez Harper, Sr. Director of Local Arts Advancement
Randy Cohen, Vice President of Research
What better way to come together virtually than to have a YAA Watch Party!
Every Tuesday and Thursday evening at 7:00pm, we invite our entire YAA Family to come together to watch a recent YAA production in its entirety.
Everyone who joins (via smartphone or computer) will be able to watch the video together in real time, chat about it, and even turn on your own camera and react in real time together!
To join us, all you have to do is click the link below for our YAA Watch Party!
Watch Party Schedule
**This is access to a recording of their live performance on our stage on Friday, March 20, 2020.**
Watch for future live streaming events and join the fun!
Quincy Phillips, drums
Jeff Reed, bass
Warren Wolf, vibes
Battle COVID-19 concert !!!!
A message from Warren Wolf:
So many of us musicians don’t have any places to play during this stressful time, which translates to no income. We’d love for the audience to donate a few dollars to help us out.
MODERN COMPOSERS’ SONGBOOK
Students will look at the breadth and depth of one composer/writing team each week to learn their musical aesthetic and understand how their work changed over the decades.
The class will be a mix of lecture-style and online interactions with student performances of individual songs workshopped during class time.
Virtual Session (Spring 2020)
Weds, March 25 @ 4pm: Kander & Ebb
Weds, April 1 @ 4pm: Stephen Schwartz