The Maryland Center for History and Culture welcomes members of the “Passion and Purpose: Voices of Maryland’s Civil Rights Activists” exhibition curatorial panel for a conversation about civil rights activism in Maryland. David Taft Terry PhD of Morgan State University, Joshua Clark Davis PhD of University of Baltimore, Linda Day Clark, visual artist and scholar, and MCHC staff discuss the ways Black Marylanders have fought and continue to fight for equality, from letter writing, to sit-ins, to marching.
Online workshops: 5/30, 6/1, 6/6, 6/8 with performance on 6/9. This two-week poetry workshop will focus on the particulars of what it means to live, work, create, love, and grieve in Baltimore. We will use the city as our lens to declare our creative visions, describe our neighbor/hood(s), document that which we love and have lost, and explore new approaches to writing (and reading) poetry. There will be generative creative prompts to get your poetic juices flowing. One-on-one sessions will also be scheduled to discuss current and future projects, opportunities, and sources of support.
In fall 2019, UMBC's Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery presented Experimentalist: The Art of Robert W. Fichter, the first retrospective of the artist’s career in over thirty years. We are pleased now offer this exhibition in an online version, available here.
Thank you for visiting our Transcending exhibits! One of the best ways to view the show is to click on an image of the art. Once open, you can navigate from one artwork to the next using the arrows to the side. It is sort of like strolling through a gallery! You can return to the main page by clicking the "x" at the top of the page. Viewing the art this way allows it to expand into the viewing space so that you can see it better and moving from one to the other will acquaint you with each of the artists who are exhibiting.
Visit this page for the Virtual Tour: https://www.poeinbaltimore.org/virtual-tour/
In a tiny brick house on Baltimore’s North Amity Street in 1833-1835 Edgar Allan Poe wrote some of the early stories that would make him the father of the modern short story, and create and define the modern genres of mystery, horror and science fiction.
His spirit and legacy live throughout Baltimore City, inspiring authors, poets, playwrights, businesses – and even our sports teams. Poe Baltimore celebrates this legacy.
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.
As It Should Be asked artists to imagine what tomorrow brings. If artists had the power to wake in the morning and have the perfect day, have all problems in the world be solved then what would the world look like? “The artist” is often written off as someone who doesn't understand how the world works and whose ideas have no basis of reality within the current system. What is misunderstood in these moments is that the artist can simultaneously hold the world as it is and the world as it should be. The cognitive dissonance between these two worlds is the space where the artist thrives.
The Baltimore Museum of Industry celebrates Maryland’s industrial legacy and shows how innovation fuels ongoing progress. Our exhibitions, educational programs, and collections engage visitors in the stories of the people who built Baltimore and those who shape the region’s future.
Visit this page for a virtual tour: https://historyview.org/library/baltimore-museum-of-industry/
***All tours offered on a pay-only-what-you-can basis and proceeds benefit The Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum***
The historic Poe House is currently closed to the public due to the COVID-19 response in Maryland, but that doesn’t mean Poe’s chamber door is closed to you online. Join us for a live virtual tour of the historic Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum, led by a real museum docent.
Check out Virtual content by Towson Arts Collective!
The mission of the Towson ARTS Collective is to provide a venue for artists while being an art education center. We seek to promote the growth of greater Towson's art community by combining the knowledge and energy of its residents and students with working professionals.
Here, you can find thousands of artworks, from around the world and across the centuries. Get detailed information about the artworks, including conservation and exhibition histories. Download high quality digital images. Search, tag and create an online art collection. This project is supported i npart by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.
What is thread? Is it just a long, thin strand of cotton, nylon, or other fibers? What is the thread that holds us together? How is thread made? This exhibit explores the answers to these questions and much more. This Call for Artists show features 20+ different artists from around the area and their interpretations of what thread means to them using a variety of mediums. Available in an online catalog format!
To veiw the online collection visit https://art.thewalters.org/
The Walters Art Museum is a cultural hub in the heart of Baltimore. Located in the city’s Mount Vernon neighborhood, the Walters is free for all. The museum’s collection spans more than seven millennia, from 5,000 BCE to the 21st century, and encompasses 36,000 objects from around the world.
PORTRAITS OF LIFE: Once Upon A Story
April M. Rimpo and Elaine Weiner-Reed
In this Ekphrastic exhibit, the paintings of Rimpo and Weiner-Reed will inspire written word, poetic, and musical compositions from viewers. The community is invited and encouraged to participate in-person in the special events scheduled throughout the exhibit for written word readings and musical presentations.
Women Heal through Rite and Ritual draws from the imaginative narratives of artists Lavett Ballard, Tawny Chatmon, Oletha DeVane, Shanequa Gay, Delita Martin, Elsa Muñoz and Renée Stout who look to non-Western traditions for inspiration in exploring a woman’s role as nurturer of family and community; and as traditional healer, conjure woman, and clairvoyant who dwells in both the physical and spiritual realms.
For the virtual tour visit: https://aqua.org/media/virtualtours/baltimore/index.html
At the National Aquarium, our core values form the basis for our beliefs about our organization, our colleagues, and ourselves, and serve as the framework to guide our behavior and actions to achieve our mission: to inspire conservation of the world’s aquatic treasures.