Join us on December 7th at 7:00PM for an in-depth look at Baltimore in the 1930s with Senior Museum Educator Jack Burkert. This program will be hosted over Zoom. Access provided after registration.
On her debut album Alone At Last, Tasha celebrates the radical political act of being exquisitely gentle with yourself. For years, the Chicago songwriter has dreamed hard of a better world -- she's worked with the local racial justice organization Black Youth Project 100 and has been on the front lines at protests around the city. But as she returned to the guitar, an instrument her mother first taught her to play when she was 15 years old, she began exploring the ways music can be a powerful force for healing.
Presented by the Maryland Center for History and Culture Maritime Committee
In coastal regions such as Maryland, the Chesapeake Bay provided an extensive waterway system that served as a crucial passage to freedom. Although most of the published accounts of enslaved fugitives describe the use of boats or ships as a means of escaping from slavery, until recently, the maritime dimension of the Underground Railroad has been neglected.
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND, it's DIE HARD! Shout the lines, play games, imbibe Bruce drink specials, and win stuff! We're making your favorite Xmas action movie into an interactive movie night. Prizes for the best 80's/90's office holiday party attire!
Your Ridiculous Hosts:
Jennifer Marsh & Heather Keating
You're invited every Second Saturday at 10AM to Dance & Bmore's Online Elder Arts Jam! It is a creative space for senior citizens to dance, talk, share recipes, stories, laugh, and sing.
- Music, Movement, and Games
- "Did You Know" Health Tips segment featuring research and the latest health news for the aging.
- Open mic segment for you to share songs, poetry, and memories.
Join us for a special Winter celebration of our ancestors and the traditions that unite us. Learn about traditional ancestral veneration practices across cultures, open your heart to the wisdom of the Elder Circle, and appreciate performances and presentations that remember, revere, and celebrate those that have passed on. This program is led by Yoruba Priestess Iya Keturah and will include a special Masquerade dance by members of her Ile (West African Traditional Spiritual Community), as well as presentations from members of other ethnic and spiritual communities .
The first exhibition on view in the new Ruth R. Marder Center for Matisse Studies showcases Henri Matisse’s graceful use of line in bronze sculpture and works on paper, drawn from the BMA’s collection. Although best known as a painter, Matisse was engaged as a draftsman, sculptor, and printmaker, relying heavily on line to create contours and shapes.
Rembrandt van Rijn (1606–1669, Netherlands) is universally acknowledged as one of history’s greatest etchers, uniquely manipulating the etching needle and ink to create contemplative and affecting prints that have engaged viewers across centuries. His influence on the history of Western printmaking is foundational, especially for printmakers of the Etching Revival (1850–1930), such as Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Édouard Manet, James A. M. Whistler, Mary Cassatt, and Mary Nimmo Moran.
Celebrate the reopening of the BMA’s first floor with a day of activities inspired by the exhibition A Modern Influence: Henri Matisse, Etta Cone, and Baltimore and the new galleries dedicated to the art of Africa, Oceania, and Ancient Americas.
Experience performances, art-making, African storytelling. View A Modern Influence: Henri Matisse, Etta Cone, and Baltimore with free timed-entry passes and take a first look at the new Nancy Dorman and Stanley Mazaroff Center for the Study of Prints, Drawings and Photographs and The Ruth R. Marder Center for Matisse Studies.
Two solo sets from two guitarists of note. This season’s most inspired pairings...
ABOUT STEVE GUNN
For over a decade, guitarist/vocalist Steve Gunn has been one of American music’s most pivotal figures - conjuring immersive and psychedelic sonic landscapes both live and on record, releasing revered solo albums ranking high on in-the-know end of year lists, alongside exploratory collaborations with artists as diverse as Mike Cooper, Kurt Vile, and Michael Chapman (whose most recent studio album he produced).
Celebrate the season with festive songs, classic carols, and holiday favorites from around the world performed by Thea Tullman Moore, Annie Gill, Elizebeth Barnes, Michael Manganiello, Jennifer Simone Smith, José Miguel Sacin, pianist Patricia McKewen Amato, and cellist Ismar Gomes.
Masks and proof of vaccination are required. For those unable to be vaccinated at this time, proof of a negative PCR test within 72 hours of the performance is required. Please arrive early to present documentation to our volunteers. Advance ticket purchase is strongly suggested. Thank you!
Who are Marylanders, why are they so obsessed with their flag, and what does duckpin bowling have to do with the Baltimore Orioles? This exhibition explores how Maryland and its people have changed since its founding in 1634. Learn how the dynamic geography of the state drove its industry, population, and the identity of Marylanders, and how the arts and culture of Maryland reflect on its past. For traveling visitors and lifelong Marylanders, Discover Maryland shows there is much to uncover about Maryland. Open through March 2022.
Our 26th annual members' extravaganza back!
Don't miss the opportunity to have your artwork on the walls of our main gallery (yes, on our actual walls), or your fabulous talents showcased on our stage. Who knows... you might be the next BIG thing!
Did you know that The BIG Show was the very first Creative Alliance program? That first event led to twenty-five years of artistic expression, community, cultivation of young minds, and so much joy.
The Unfinished Revolution explores the turmoil of the United States’ emergence on the world stage between 1775 and 1815. The exhibition highlights two points that became certain—the country’s revolution remained unfinished, and Marylanders of many races and creeds were at the forefront of each conflict.
Admission is free for MCHC members.
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra introduces BSO Sessions – a new digital concert series that follows the BSO’s journey in bringing inspirational works of orchestral repertoire to life as its musicians return to the stage. Programs will include beloved masterpieces; music by living composers and composers of color; and hidden treasures in orchestral repertoire, with episodes premiering October 14 at 8 pm and released weekly thereafter.