Be our guest as we marry the drama and excitement of a wedding day with the extraordinary collections of artifacts, photos and documents assembled by The Jewish Museum of Maryland. We promise nostalgia, surprise, humor, insight and a new level of understanding of the meaning and experience of this important social ritual. From ketubahs to chuppahs and the sound of breaking glass, American Jewish weddings meld the secular with the religious, sometimes in unexpected ways.
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Join us at Phillips Seafood Restaurant in Baltimore for live music as we have rotating calendar of local musical acts such as Bobby Betlejewski, Mike Sharp, Kevin Buttry, Brian Comotto, and the Phillips Duo (Dick Smith and David Smith). The schedule is subject to change; please give us a call if you'd like to confirm a specific act during your upcoming visit to Baltimore (410-685-6600), or visit us at http://www.phillipsseafood.com/promotions/live-music.
The third iteration of the Commons Collaboration kicks off with an exciting project from Baltimore-based artist Phaan Howng in collaboration with Blue Water Baltimore. For this project, Howng creates an immersive environment with intense, unnatural colors inspired by toxic waste. Through her partnership with Blue Water Baltimore, Howng will highlight local environmental issues and create a space and suite of programs to raise awareness about Baltimore's waterways.
About the Artist
Internationally acclaimed artist and trained architect Tomás Saraceno uses iridescent panels, spider webs, and inflatable orbs in three fascinating sculptures on view. The centerpiece of the exhibition, Entangled Orbits, transforms the East Lobby with clusters of iridescent-paneled modules held in place by strings reminiscent of a spider web. Appearing somewhat like bubbles, these spherical modules evoke the artist’s visionary plans for “cloud cities,” which look to naturally occurring forms for inspiration and might provide environments for future human habitation.
For 40 years, Al Loving experimented with materials and process to expand the definition of modern painting, drawing on everything from free jazz to his family’s quilting tradition. In the 1980s, Loving broke free of the flat image, using heavy rag paper to make three dimensional collages in brilliant colors. Spiral Play features 12 of these collages, some of them monumental in scale. The work is radical, beautiful, and deeply human. In the artist’s words, “I chose the spiral as a symbol of life’s continuity. It became an overall wish for everyone.”
The inaugural exhibition for the BMA’s new Center for People & Art brings together 37 works from across the BMA’s collection to explore the universal theme of home. Visitors will discover paintings, sculptures, decorative arts, textiles, and works on paper from the Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Pacific Islands, as well as four miniature rooms, plus a variety of interactive features presented in three thematic areas:
PRISM Fall Classes offered from 9/18-12/14, 4-6pm
Shine your light. Express your true colors!
Our original award-winning all ages walking tour is the Original Fells Point Ghost Walk Tour, running since 2001! Picture Fell’s Point, in Baltimore, Maryland, as it was, a rowdy seaport town, the birthplace of the sleek and dangerous clipper ship. Its streets were full of sailors from foreign lands spilling off ships, immigrants anxious to start a new life, and ladies of the night looking to make ends meet. Given this explosive combination, is it any wonder that many ghosts remained behind?
“Be Our Guest!” The Academy Award-winning film comes to life in this romantic and beloved take on the classic fairytale. Disney’s Beauty and the Beast includes all of the wonderful songs written by Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman, along with new songs by Mr. Menken and Tim Rice. The original Broadway production ran for over thirteen years and was nominated for nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress.
Join us for our ninth annual market season!
The BMI Farmers’ Market is a great way to spend your Saturday morning. Purchase fresh produce, local meat and eggs, oven-fresh bread and sweets, bright flowers, tasty ready-to-eat treats, artisan items, and more. Family-friendly activities offered throughout the season, as well as a changing schedule of live music and community-interest vendors.
WTMD is excited to announce the fall season of Saturday Morning Tunes, an award-winning, family-friendly concert series featuring rising stars of the children’s music scene, hosted at the WTMD performance studio in Towson.
The shows are once a month on Saturday mornings through June, broadcast live on the radio with a live studio audience of little ones! (That’s where you come in.)
From old fashioned jellies, jams and soups to beautiful sterling silver jewelry, and great toys for children, there is something for everyone at the St. David’s Christmas Bazaar, taking place on Saturday, November 18th from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. at 4700 Roland Ave. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, log onto http://www.stdavidsrolandpark.com/bazaar-2017 or call 410-467-0476. All proceeds to benefit the programs and services of St. David’s Episcopal Church in Roland Park.
It’s all about fun as you discover how things work. These engaging activities allow children of all ages to investigate the world around them.
WHEN Saturdays / 11am-2pm unless noted (Please see www.thebmi.org for themes and dates)
COST Free with museum admission [$7-$12 (Children 6 & under and BMI Members free)]
STEVEN SPIELBERG’S 1982 FILM CLASSIC FOR AGES 7+
This widely loved film is about a lonely boy who befriends a homesick alien stranded on Earth and his attempt to help him find a way home. (2 hours, 1 minute)
Admission is $5 worth of non-perishable food items for the HdG Elementary School Food Pantry.** You will be greeted by costumed volunteers teachers.
Four Thieves Vinegar — known variously as vinaigre des quatre voleurs, acetum quator furum, Vinegar of the Four Thieves, Forthave’s Vinegar — is a prophylactic against bubonic plague, fabled to have been developed by thieves in France during one of several major historical plague outbreaks to protect from infection by the corpses they plundered.
OUR PLESANCE HEIR IS ALL VANE GLORY,
THIS FALS WARLD IS BOT TRANSITORY,
THE FLESCHE IS BRUKLE, THE FEND IS SLE;
TIMOR MORTIS CONTURBAT ME.
—William Dunbar, c.1505
In the Studio with
Belinda Fraley Huesman
accompanied by Colin Rowe
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Reception 7:00pm | Show 8:00pm
Studio 194 Theatre
Tickets: $100 includes reception (The proceeds raised from the event will support the Chesapeake Arts Center.)
Below the Jones Falls Expressway at Holliday and Saratoga Streets, Maryland’s largest producers-only market offers an assortment of produce, meats, dairy, breads, flowers and delicious made-to-order items from dozens of food vendors. The bazaar offers shoppers a variety of unique crafts and collectibles including jewelry, clothing and accessories, pottery, soaps and more.
New! To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar this year, special events will be planned on the first Sunday of each month during the market season.
“Be Our Guest!” The Academy Award-winning film comes to life in this romantic and beloved take on the classic fairytale. Disney’s Beauty and the Beast includes all of the wonderful songs written by Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman, along with new songs by Mr. Menken and Tim Rice. The original Broadway production ran for over thirteen years and was nominated for nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical.