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From colonial impressions of the Chesapeake Bay to detailed city plans for guiding Baltimore's rapid expansion, this exhibition features over thirty of the most stunning and historically significant maps of Maryland from the collection of the late businessman, philanthropist, and Johns Hopkins alumnus Willard Hackerman. The maps are brought together with related rare books and prints, ephemera, and digital story maps to reveal the passion of a collector, the early mapping of Maryland, and the potential of combining historical maps with modern data to re-examine the past.
Japanese Woodblock Prints showcases more than 40 lively prints dating from the 17th through 19th centuries from the Walters’ collection. Japanese woodblock prints are often credited to individual artists like Hokusai and Hiroshige. However, these celebrated and beautiful works of art are the products of masterfully orchestrated collaborations among publishers, artists, carvers, and printers; their distinct roles are explored in this exhibition.
Nearly 250 exquisite Chinese snuff bottles, delicately crafted from stone, glass, porcelain, ivory, lacquer, enamel, and precious metals, will be on view in the galleries of the Walters’ palazzo-style court. Once personal adornments and handsome gifts, these extraordinary examples of technical and artistic virtuosity were made to hold snuff, a mixture of finely ground tobacco leaves, spices, and aromatic herbs.
Germano’s PIATTINI and Flying Dog Brewery celebrate beer lovers’ favorite season as we introduce our new Fall menu with brew pairings in Germano’s bar. Sample five small plates (“piattini”) from Germano’s David Rekoski paired with five stellar beers from Flying Dog Brewery.. $50 per person, all inclusive. Reserve early, limited seating.
The work of contemporary ceramicist Roberto Lugo is a key component to the new installation at 1 West Mt. Vernon Place. Join the artist for a lecture about his work and its connections to ancient art history, 19th century Baltimore, and our current political era.
Now Hear This
Courtney Orlando, music director
Alarm Will Sound
Alan Pierson, conductor
Six world premieres by Peabody student composers.
Alarm Will Sound residency and Pale Icons of Night commission funded by the Johns Hopkins University Catalyst Grant.
The lovely Betsey Hobelmann returns to the Cabaret with her new show, My Favorite Things.. She is accompanied by Sterling Gray on the baby grand.
What can local indie filmmakers dream up in just 29 days? Find out at the Tenth Annual screening of the 29 Days Later Film Project!
All awards will be given out following the films!
Tony Arnold, soprano and Seth Knopp, piano
October 25 – November 11
“Polished to an aristocratic shine…” – Washington Post
“A pastel of frothy fun…had the audience howling…” – DC Metro Theatre Arts
“A feast of physical comedy…timeless entertainment…” – DC Theatre Scene
“This is one high-quality costume drama…The final moments of the show perfectly marry both physical comedy and political tragedy in a way only an established Washington-based company can.” – Washington City Paper
Songs for a New World
by Jason Robert Brown
Directed by Michael Tan & Andrea Bush
Musical Direction by Michael Tan
11/2/18 - 11/25/18
Fri & Sat at 8pm; Sun at 2pm
Order tickets at www.spotlighters.org
Adults $24 Seniors, Students, Military $21
It's about one moment.
It's about hitting the wall and having to make a choice... or take a stand... or turn around and go back.
"Love that's wise, blinds parents eyes."
Next up in BSF's Shakespeare's Contemporaries series: Thomas Middleton's 1613 city comedy, performed by an all-female cast.
A Chaste Maid in Cheapside, a Jacobean sitcom of sorts, follows the misadventures of Moll Yellowhammer in her quest to marry her true love. Enjoy bawdy humor, witty wordplay, and scandalous plot lines in this rarely produced romp.
This self-contained episode is an 8-hour durational performance. You may chose the length of your stay. Please purchase a ticket for each time slot you wish to attend. For your first hour, please select a “FIRST HOUR” ticket. For any hour after your first, select an “Additional Hour” ticket. For instance, if you wish to attend from 3pm to 5pm, you should buy one FIRST HOUR ticket for 3pm and one "Additional Hour" ticket at 4pm for each member of your group.
Center for the Arts Atrium and Galleries
Drop-in for an afternoon of hands-on art activities, interactive gallery tours, story time, and more inspired by the current exhibitions in the Center for the Arts galleries and Asian Arts and Culture Center. The day’s activities are designed and guided by Towson University students, faculty and staff. Visitors of all ages welcome!
Admission is free
Roger Schmelzer puts the American Songbook to generous and charming use in an upbeat tuneful evening directed by the legendary Marilyn Maye. He made a “delightful” NYC debut according to Theater Pizzazz, bringing a crisp, fresh sound to classic pop tunes and underperformed cabaret gems.
On piano is Jeffrey Harris, who accompanies Ms. Maye and music directs for Maureen McGovern and Lea Salonga
Join us for a lively evening as Marion Winik, The Baltimore Book of the Dead, and Laura Lippman, Sunburn, discuss their newest books, the unpredictable writing life, and Baltimore.
Starting in September 2018, the Second Saturday dance will move to the Church of the Nativity & Holy Comforter, Hart Hall. 6112 York Rd, Baltimore.
The Baltimore Folk Music Society presents American Square and Contra Dancing on the 2nd Saturday of the month running from 8:00 'till 11:00 pm, with a short break in the middle.