Have a little one age six or under? Join us on Wednesdays, when our drop-in programming is designed especially for children ages birth to six! Join in our interactive story time, explore rhythm and music together during Jingle Jangle Music Time and introduce children to early literacy skills through Mother Goose on the Loose®. Strengthen children's balance skills during Jousting, where children ride Hippity Hop horses, use Port Discovery’s special lances to join in a joust and find out that being active is a lot of fun.
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Join Port Discovery on Fridays in May for drop-in programs that teach through play! Explore movement and music together as you sing and dance along during our lively Jingle Jangle Music Time. Introduce children to early literacy skills during Mother Goose on the Loose(R), take part in our signature Circle Time, and create simple art projects as a family!
From May 1, 2018 through July 4, 2018, active duty, veterans and retired military receive free admission to Port Discovery Children’s Museum. Guests of service members will receive $2.00 off general admission. Simply present valid military or veterans ID to take advantage of this offer.* Thanks to Northrop Grumman and other supporters for helping us show our appreciation to members of our military for their service.
Travel back in time to when dinosaurs last roamed the land and explore a variety of engaging and interactive activities and environments! In the Land of Fire, get connected to the prehistoric home of the Triceratops and T-Rex. Grab your little one, circle the land in insect costumes, buzz through a volcano with oozing lava and work through a swampy bog, and identify an ecosystem of animals and plants.
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
Put your best foot forward and explore the best of Baltimore! Join the Heritage Area's Urban Rangers on a memorable walk through history featuring historic attractions, unique neighborhoods, and colorful stories that make Baltimore charming and unique. From the Inner Harbor to Fell's Point - we've got Baltimore covered!
Poetry & Conversation: Jennifer Chang and Jenny Johnson read from and discuss their works. Maryland State Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped, 415 Park Avenue, Wednesday, June 13, 6:30 p.m.
Come chuckle with Bunns of Steele and notable Baltimore comedians:
Jezabelle von Jane
With your host, Tommy Gunn and performances by Bunny Vishus
Festival Baltimore Concert 6: From Baroque to Galant Style: Variations, Sonatas and Sonatinas
Maria Sumareva, piano
Wednesday, June 13, 7:30 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall
Award-winning pianist Maria Sumareva presents an exciting musical journey showing the development and changes happening in the musical styles from Baroque to Galant periods. She will provide brief remarks on the various manifestation of variation across genres and time, and the key differences between Baroque, Galant and Empfindsamer styles.
Marin Alsop, Music Director
John Williams, conductor
Johannes Moser, cello
Join us for this one-night-only special event! Music Director Marin Alsop and world-renowned, Academy Award-winning composer John Williams lead the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in a program featuring the music of his acclaimed film scores, including selections from Star Wars, Harry Potter, E.T. The Extra-terrestrial, Memoirs of a Geisha, Raiders of the Lost Ark and more.
VIP Post-Concert Reception
D.H. London Productions and Circus of Wonders proudly present
WEEKEND OF WONDERS
Festival of Fantastic Feats & Extraordinary Exhibitions
June 13 – 17
5 nights. 5 different shows. Featuring magic, storytelling, stunts, comedy, cabaret, circus, and countless curiosities!
Heartbreaker singer sonwriter, Ben Delaurentis, from the popular Virginia rock n roll band, Steal The Prize, performs in the bar, combining several genres from jazz to blues to country and anything inbetween. His songs will become your favorites.
This Flag Day, join exhibition curator Alexander Jarman as he moderates a gallery talk with local artists that contributed to Waving and Wavering, including René Treviño, Hamida Khatri (Project KALI), Iqrama Muhammad, Ursula Populoh and members of FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture. Seven decades after the official adoption of America's own Flag Day, learn how artists continue to harness the power of flags to re-interpret history.
The Baltimore 48 Hour Film Project is the wild and sleepless weekend in which teams make a movie - write, shoot, and edit - in just 48 hours. On Friday June 8, they draw their genre from "the cruel hat of fate.” They then get a character, prop, and line to include in their film. On Sunday June 10, exhausted and invigorated filmmakers make the wild dash to get their films in before the 48 hour deadline. Then it's time to celebrate the world premiers of all completed films at Baltimore's own Creative Alliance on June 14th and 15th!
Filmmaker registration, Click Here!
Festival Baltimore Concert 7: Peter Tchaikovsky — Complete String Quartets
Thursday, June 14, 7:30 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall
The seventh concert of Festival Baltimore presents the iconic Russian-spirited string quartets by Peter Tchaikovsky, performed by the talented students of Festival Baltimore’s own Academy.
String Quartet No. 1 in D major, Op. 11
String Quartet No.2, in F major, Op. 22
String Quartet No. 3 in E-flat minor, Op. 30
Grammy, Emmy and six-time Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald joins the BSO in a one-night-only performance of favorites from Rodgers and Hammerstein, Bernstein and more. Having starred in many Broadway shows including A Raisin in the Sun, Ragtime and Porgy and Bess, the luminous soprano is as much at home on stage as she is in film and television, including roles in the NBC live-telecast of The Sound of Music and Disney's live-action Beauty and the Beast.
LIFE OR THEATRE?
Written and directed by Carly J. Bales
Based on the life and work of Charlotte Salomon
Presented by Annex Theater
May 24 – June 17
Thursdays – Saturdays, 8PM
219 Park Avenue, Baltimore
$25 Super Supporter
Support new, adventurous work and the artists who make it
$18 General Admission
HALF-OFF FRIDAY NIGHTS with code "FRIDAYNIGHTS" - June 8th and 15th
Growing up together, and surrounded by music, My Brother's Keeper has played music together for years, but not under this official band name. MBK was raised on the genres of Folk, Bluegrass, and Gospel, so the growing popularity of Folk music opened a door for MBK to take the music they love to eager audiences. However, MBK does not limit themselves musically, influenced by bands of many different genres and backgrounds. MBK strives to seek inspiration anywhere and use it in an original manner.
Join Port Discovery on Fridays in June for drop-in programs that teach through play! Explore movement and music together as you sing and dance along during our lively Jingle Jangle Music Time. Introduce children to early literacy skills during Mother Goose on the Loose(R), take part in our signature Circle Time, and create simple art projects as a family!
Join us for Aquafina $2 Family Fun Nights at the Museum! Enjoy three floors of interactive exhibits along with fun and engaging programs for just $2 per person from 4-8PM! Also, take part in drop-in programming including our interactive Circle Time featuring stories and songs, visit the SPCA and more!