In 1963, the famous New York painter Frank Stella traveled across Iran, seeking out the great monuments of Iran’s past along with curator Henry Geldzahler and art collectors Stanley and Shirley Woodward. Drawing on previously undiscovered documents from their trip, Dr. Sarah-Neel Smith, Assistant Professor of Art History, Theory, and Criticism at the Maryland Institute College of Art, investigates how Stella’s encounter with Iranian Islamic architecture impacted his abstract painting.
One Book Baltimore welcomes its featured authors Nic Stone, Jason Reynolds, and D. Watkins in conversation with Wes Moore and Baltimore City middle school students. We hope you'll join us on January 15th at 10am for this virtual event centered on the importance of youth voices!
One Book Baltimore connects students, families, and community members through literature, focusing on one book each year. It is a partnership between the Pratt Library, Baltimore City Public Schools, the T. Rowe Price Foundation and others.
As we continue with One Book Baltimore programming 7th and 8th graders in Baltimore City are invited to join the Modell Lyric as they present this three-session workshop about taking your poetry from the page to the stage. Learn to write poetry that speaks truth to who you are, and then to perform it in your own unique voice. Taught by Ron Kipling Williams, Education Manager, the Modell Lyric.
The Puppet 6-Pack is a brand new original collection of six short films produced by Baltimore-based artists, musicians, puppeteers, and writers. These puppet and animation-based musical masterpieces will be premiering on January 15th and 22nd both as a live-streamed premiere and then On-Demand. This is top quality content by and for fans of puppets, epic rock musicals, and hilarious visionary short films.
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The Art of Activism: The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Join the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) and the Reginald F. Lewis Museum this MLK weekend to commemorate civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during The Art of Activism: The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, a weekend of virtual programming from Friday, January 15 through Monday, January 18, 2021.
Abstract mixed-media artworks by Pennsylvania artists Jeremy Siedt and Will Wolf. Siedt explores the boundaries and potential of corrosive metals in painting while Wolf bridges formal and conceptual concerns in painting through childhood narrative and abstraction. Exhibit will also be available to view online.
Join us for an artist talk with Kyle Yearwood, poetry slam and open mic, and a musical performance by Landis Expandis-- all online!
SCHEDULE (each segment will last approximately 45 min):
11:00AM Artist talk with Kyle Yearwood
12:00PM Poetry Slam and Open Mic
1:00PM Performance by Landis Expandis
Teachers, check out our educational materials at avam.org, and discover the many virtual educational offerings we have available for you and your students.
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Join the Jam with Dance & Bmore from your living room.
Live music, movement, and games for those 65 and older.
Airs Mondays at 11AM on Engage Network Public Access Channel 75.
Whether dominating the ivory keys of a grand piano or the weighted 88, Justin Taylor commands a sound and style that captivates audiences and astounds the listener. His approach to creating music and connecting with his audiences nothing short of music mastery in its finest. This Towson University graduate, with a degree in Jazz Studies and Commercial Music has been performing for over 24 years on both local and national stages with some of the music industry's most prolific and well known artist in jazz, gospel& R&B.
Registration required. Register through Eventbrite starting January 4 at 9am. Click here to register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/writers-live-amber-ruffin-and-lacey-lamar-t...
Join us for a conversation with Amber Ruffin and Lacey Lamar about their book, You'll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey. Moderated by Mykel Hunter of WEAA.
New York Times bestselling and National Book Award-winning author Ibram X. Kendi will speak at Loyola University Maryland's annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Convocation on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, at 7 p.m. The convocation, which is free and open to all, will be livestreamed.
Join us for a night of creativity to preview Wallace Lane’s new work. Lane will be joined by performances with local creators.
Wallace Lane is a poet, writer, and author from Baltimore, Maryland. He received his MFA in creative writing and publishing arts from the University of Baltimore in May 2017. His poetry has appeared in Little Patuxent Review, The Avenue, Welter and is forthcoming in several literary journals. Jordan Year, his debut collection of poetry, was released in May 2017. Wallace also works as a teacher with Baltimore City Public Schools.
Presented by Brittany Oliver, an award-winning activist, speaker, keynote speaker, workshop facilitator and media professional from Baltimore, MD.
Brittany has worked in the media/communications industry for several years, often serves as a keynote and guest speaker for events of all types and regularly conducts workshops on various topics for leaders, influencers, nonprofits and businesses on race and/or gender equity and intersectionality, media training and development, content strategy planning, public policy design and more.