Every spring for the past few years, Make Studio artists have been invited to come “up county”, to show their work in special exhibitions highlighting inclusion, creativity, and community in the beautiful public spaces of Baltimore County Public Library's Hereford Branch. Several of our artists have also developed and presented popular mixed media workshops to groups in the library’s The Hive makerspace.
Join mindfulness meditation teacher Phillip McKnight as he guides us in a weekly basic mindfulness practice on Facebook live!
Phillip is generously donating his time to lead these free sessions. If you would like to show him some love, you may send donations to his PayPal at [email protected]. Phillip has pledged half of all donations to go to Creative Alliance!
THURSDAYS starting MAY 28 | 6 - 6:30PM | FREE | Facebook Live!
NEW EPISODES EVERY SATURDAY
The purpose of the show is to provide a critical examination of society and culture through the intersectional lens of race, gender, and class; more specifically it seeks to provide a COUNTER-NARRATIVE. The Show encourages a reflective assessment and critique of unique standpoints and their potential contribution to popular discourse.
A one-week creative writing and college essay workshop for high school students who love to write!
Monday, July 6 – Friday, July 10, 2020, 9 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Students in the Young Writers' Camp will:
Participate in an intensive personal essay writing workshop as they prepare their college essays; study various genres of creative writing with published authors; virtually explore Goucher campus and college life; receive feedback on their writing from peers and instructors; and create an anthology of student writing.
Have you always dreamed of writing a play? This summer join us virtually at the Pratt as we partner with the education staff of the Modell Lyric for a biweekly playwriting class that will run for 8 weeks. Learn what makes a play interesting, how to write dialogue, and how to stage your play. You’ll come out of the workshop with a 10-minute play! Each workshop session will be 75 minutes in length. At the end of the workshop series, each participant will have a well-drafted ten-minute play and a Certificate of Completion from the Modell Lyric.
Need a pandemic escape?! Learn the fundamentals of hip-hop, as well as structured choreography. This fun hip-hop series is suitable for all dance levels and will end with a final virtual performance with the whole group!
Be sure to wear comfortable clothes and shoes and have water close by!
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
Go behind the pages with best-selling authors Daniel Silva, Esther Safran Foer and Adeena Sussman, as they reveal essentials of the writing process in virtual conversation with a notable family member or friend. Tickets include books provided by The Ivy Bookshop, and access link to the zoom discussion.
Wed July 15 | 8:00pm: Daniel Silva, acclaimed #1 NYT best-selling author, in conversation with his wife, CNN journalist Jamie Gangel, on his riveting new spy thriller, The Order
How does padding in an 1840s dress expose a case of scoliosis? Why did someone leave a sleeve cuff unfinished on a dress worn to George Washington’s inaugural ball? What do trimmings reveal about a technological revolution in the nineteenth century?
Do you know a child who loves to sing? We will be auditioning children ages 5 ½ and up who are interested in an exciting choral program. CCM features highly qualified teachers, small classes & in-depth vocal enrichment, providing a complete musical education and choral experience. Previous singing experience is not necessary! Auditions will be scheduled throughout the summer.
Ibram X. Kendi's concept of antiracism reenergizes and reshapes the conversation about racial justice in America--but even more fundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other. Instead of working with the policies and system we have in place, Kendi asks us to think about what an antiracist society might look like, and how we can play an active role in building it.
Global Connections is a monthly virtual leaders ZOOM forum. Moderator ROBERT SIEGEL, award-winning, legendary host of National Public Radio’s All Things Considered (1987 - 2018), interviews experts on society, politics, and the economy and leaders in finance, real estate, technology and medicine to discuss new industry realities and how to navigate the complexities of the COVID-19 pandemic.
On July 22, Robert Siegel will interview:
• US Senator Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire: "Restoring Bipartisanship and Civic Discourse"
We’re back with our third ”Five Minute Histories" feature: Art and Innovation in Station North! With this video, we are continuing our a new series called "Five Minute Histories." Each day, we’ll record a short video about a different historic place in Baltimore and post it on our Facebook page and website.
We are honoring Governor Hogan’s request and are doing this from home.
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
Have a monologue you have always wanted to work on? Need feedback but haven't had time in your life to dedicate to it? We'd love to offer our insight and advice to you over a 45 minutes session with our professional artists. Purchase and we will work around your schedule and needs!