Make Studio is pleased to present the 5th installment of Cordially Invited, our invitational exhibition and set of complementary programming featuring artworks created in innovative U.S. and international studios that serve artists with disabilities. Cordially Invited celebrates the exciting and thought-provoking art produced in progressive art studios as a way to better understand and appreciate our neuro-diverse world.
This is a 12-week afternoon class for ages 6 – 12. Students will work with their hands and discover the magical qualities of clay! They will explore texture, color and shape while building technical skills as they create a wide variety of wonderful creations. Each class session will introduce a new technique and present a new, exciting challenge. All works will be created in red earthenware, decorated with vibrant AMACO velvet underglaze and glaze fired to cone 04. Class includes all materials and firing.
World War II brought Frederick, Maryland-born fashion designer Claire McCardell to a turning point in her career. Already established in the fashion industry but not quite a household name, McCardell was commissioned to design uniforms for the Office of Civil Defense Corps. Using non-rationed materials such as weather balloon cottons, aprons, and mattress ticking, McCardell embraced the opportunity for uniqueness, ultimately leading to the embedded American Look for women.
Hear from photographers Ed Leskin (based in Bethlehem, PA) and J.M. Giordano (based in Baltimore) about their work documenting steelmaking communities in the mid-Atlantic and around the world. Leskin’s project “Images of Flesh and Steel” includes portraits of steelworkers in Maryland and Pennsylvania. Giordano’s temporary exhibition Shuttered: Images from the Fall of Bethlehem Steel documents the changing landscape of Sparrows Point. This program is part of Steel Weekend programming hosted by the National Museum of Industrial History in Bethlehem, PA.
ART SEMINAR GROUP LIVE LECTURE (ALSO AVAILABLE ONLINE THROUGH ZOOM)
The Milk of Dreams: The 59th/2022 Venice Biennale (Program 1 of 2)
Kerr Houston, professor of art history, theory and criticism, Maryland Institute College of Art
Live Virtual Program (Zoom)
Join us on October 18th at 7:00PM when Baltimore Narratives guest speaker, Kate Livie, will share the history of tomato packing on the Eastern Shore, and how the region’s produce fueled industry, sparked innovative technology, shaped culture and transformed the landscape. This program will be hosted on Zoom. Access provided after registration.
FREE for all audiences. Donations encouraged.
In 1828 Baltimore art patron and collector Robert Gilmor Jr. (1774–1848) met the young American sculptor Horatio Greenough in Washington, DC. Inviting Greenough to Baltimore, Gilmor commissioned a bust of his wife Sarah R. L. Gilmor, and soon thereafter funded Greenough’s return to Italy to continue his artistic training, commissioning the first ideal sculpture in American art history—Medora—depicting a character from a tale by Lord Byron.
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.
Have a monologue you have always wanted to work on? Need feedback but haven't had time in your life to dedicate to it? We'd love to offer our insight and advice to you over a 45 minutes session with our professional artists. Purchase and we will work around your schedule and needs!
Black Plays with Bethany Mayo
An online workshop
11am-12:30 EST Sundays November 6- December 18, 2022
6 sessions for $125
Join teaching artist Bethany Mayo for this guided play reading experience and survey of Black American playwrights prior to 1955. Sessions are broadcast via Zoom & accessible from anywhere!
We’re excited to announce the launch of the “Virtually Creative” after-school program.
The “Virtually Creative” after school program is an extension of our onsite programming that takes place at John Ruhrah Elementary/ Middle and Tench Tilghman Elementary/ Middle. In an effort to continue supporting our schools we are providing afterschool programming online. Each day, students receive homework help and hangout time to connect with friends. They will also have virtual Restorative Practice circles every Friday. Below is a detailed breakdown of the Virtually Creative schedule.
Lilia Torres joined Artesanas in 2014. She started teaching cooking classes at an after school program. Lilia says, "Sharing with people everything that is done fills me with joy and I love working with children." Lilia considers herself a hardworking, enterprising, humble and simple woman with a lot of desire to move forward.
Venmo: Lilia Torres @Lilia-Torres-13
CHILES RELLENOS WITH TOMATO SAUCE - RECIPE FOR 6 PEOPLE INGREDIENTS:
6 POBLANO PEPPERS
½ POUND OF HARD CHEESE
1 CUP OF VEGETABLE OIL
5 RED TOMATOES
visit https://www.mcreds.org/ for a full list of Maryland Micro-Credentials for Creative Classrooms courses offered.. Please click the “Learn More” button to view the course description, a full syllabus, dates/locations, and bios of the facilitators.
We’re back with our third ”Five Minute Histories" feature: Art and Innovation in Station North! With this video, we are continuing our a new series called "Five Minute Histories." Each day, we’ll record a short video about a different historic place in Baltimore and post it on our Facebook page and website.
We are honoring Governor Hogan’s request and are doing this from home.
Join Americans for the Arts staff who will overview our advocacy and research relating to the new federal COVID-19 Relief Package. Speakers will discuss Americans for the Arts COVID-19 response resources, the new legislation, what parts relate to arts organizations, artists, and the creative economy and what you should expect in the next few weeks.
Robert Lynch, President and CEO, Americans for the Arts & Action Fund
Ruby Lopez Harper, Sr. Director of Local Arts Advancement
Randy Cohen, Vice President of Research