After Fabergé is an exhibition of 5 large-scale digital prints by artist Jonathan Monaghan. A digital animator by training, Monaghan creates finely-crafted, virtual versions of the famous Fabergé Imperial Easter eggs, two of which are in the Walters’ collection. After Fabergé runs concurrently with Fabergé and the Russian Crafts Tradition at the Walters November 12, 2017 – June 24, 2018.
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Herb Massie will inspire youth and cultivate creativity in this fabulous ceramics class!
Students learn clay techniques and make a group project to display in Creative Alliance’s new Kids Corner!
GRADES: 6th-12th or ages 12-18 years old
There is a $5 one-time registration fee.
Parents can register their child at the front desk at Creative Alliance: 3134 Eastern Ave, Baltimore 21224
In 1968, nine Catholic peace activists protested the Vietnam War in a fiery blaze in Catonsville, Maryland. “Activism and Art: the Catonsville Nine, 50 Years Later” examines one of the most iconic and written-about acts of political protest in 20th century American history. Through art created by Catonsville Nine activist Tom Lewis and elements of the documentary “Hit & Stay: a history of faith and resistance,” this exhibit explores the motivations and considers the consequences of civil disobedience, and contextualizes this protest in our present turbulent political climate.
Design and make a mini-robot, build with giant life-sized building blocks, launch rockets towards the moon, create your own theatrical play and more in The Construction Zone in the Atrium at Port Discovery sponsored by M&T Bank!
· Design! Can a robot make real art? Find out when you design and build a mini-robot in the Prototype & Play area. Be an architect as you draft and draw plans for a new playground, building, and more with spirographs and lightboxes. Build and draw at building and art stations.
"Structure and Perspective" brings together commissioned works by Maryland-born artist David Brewster with objects from the Maryland Historical Society’s collection. This marrying of old with new, contemporary with “antique,” creates a dialogue that inspires thought-provoking discussions of how the objects of the past remain relevant to today’s ever-changing social landscape. It also highlights Brewster’s often challenging perspective on the modern world, one that looks to the overlooked or unseen.
e of the most exceptional collections of Asian art in North America takes center stage on Sunday, October 1, when the Walters Art Museum opens its new installation Arts of Asia. The dramatic display offers a rich exploration of artistic traditions from diverse cultures and regions across India, Nepal, Tibet, China, Korea, Japan, Myanmar, Thailand and Cambodia. The stunning array of more than 150 works spanning 2,000 years includes 30 objects that have never been on view.
Join us for our free Family Second Sunday drop-in activity. This month we are celebrating the 1970s and making a local vintage Hon accessory. View 1970s vintage objects from our collection and decorate your own cat eyeglasses. No advanced registration is required.
New Year, New FazaFam Family Jam for you and your family to be more creative and connected! Join us for FREE family fun where your family can play games together, make music together, and move together! This new year is all about helping you and your family be happy, healthy, and loved!
GBCA invites you to participate in a monthly series of themed equity conversations. The Third Friday Equity Conversations are themed discussions curated through the lens of Equity and Inclusion. "The Third Friday Conversations" will cover various topics that have affected, and continue to affect the rights of many Americans. The series will span from January to March covering the historic and current events that have shaped our Country's political landscape and equitable practices.
Always wanted to learn how to make cocktails like the pros? Come join one of our tour guides as we walk you through the history of Sagamore Spirit and the process of how we make our Rye Whiskey. Gather in one of our tasting rooms with individual stations to make some of our signature cocktails. You’ll get hands-on in creating two cocktails that are easy enough to recreate at home. Get ready to have some fun and enjoy some thirst quenching cocktails!
Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life and legacy through fun, educational activities at Port Discovery’s “I Have a Dream Weekend.” Experience African-American history and heritage through interactive programs and performances designed to educate, inspire and help children understand the impact Martin Luther King, Jr. made on America and the world. Learn from the African American Quilters of Baltimore, take a step back in time during Living History performances featuring prominent African Americans and so much more! Educational activities are planned daily throughout the entire weekend.
The Maryland Center for the Arts, in cooperation with the Westminster Preservation Trust, presents Edgar Allan Poe's 210th Birthday Celebration at Westminster Hall in Baltimore, on January 19, 2019, at 3:00pm and 5:30pm. Admission is $10 in advance, with ticket proceeds supporting the nonprofit mission of the Maryland Center for the Arts to build and operate a center to provide the region with enhanced access to quality spaces to present, exhibit, and participate in the arts. Tickets can be purchased online.
SoulCollage® is a creative process, developed by the late Seena Frost, which uses the art form of collage-making to enhance the journey of self-exploration. Seena Frost’s curriculum will guide us in creating our own personal deck of collage cards, consisting of five different “Suits.” Each class focuses on one suit as a way to explore both our inner and outer worlds. We will use already-made images from magazines to create original cards. make new pieces of art. These cards become a source of insight and inspiration as we share about our lives and our collages.
A celebration in honor of the life and dreams of one of the greatest visionaries in history on MLK Monday, January 21, 10am-6pm. FREE. Join us for free special performances by "Step" the documentary's Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women, DewMore Baltimore, Chin-Yer Wright, Kondwani Fidel, and Keur Khaleyi African Dance Company. Plus, enjoy birthday cake, a hands-on art workshop, and more at this FREE, fun-filled event! Visit our latest exhibition "PARENTING: An Art without a Manual" with FREE admission all day, 10am–6pm. Generously sponsored by Bank of America.
Practice your cursive writing loops, swirls, and basic strokes as we learn how to read historical documents written by Marylanders. Using chalk, ink, quills and paint, participants will be engaged in local history while learning or perfecting this lost art. Museum admission and drop-in FREE. Program is for ages 5-14. Registration Required.
Join the Carmen Youth Council Jan 21st for a Voices of Carmen performance and discussion examining escalating conflicts and violence among youth. Help us honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life long legacy of nonviolence.
What is Voices of Carmen?
Voices of Carmen is an urban musical adaption of an iconic opera set in a high school to contemporary rhythm and beats, and a creative vehicle for important conversations. Join the #CarmenCoversation
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Roxane Gay, a critically acclaimed author, will speak at Loyola University Maryland’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Convocation on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, at 7 p.m. in McGuire Hall.
In her lecture, “Roxane Gay With One N,” the author will discuss social issues as it relates to her ongoing work in feminism, body image, and social justice. A book signing will follow the lecture. This event is free and open to the public; however, tickets are required and should be reserved by Jan. 16, 2019. To get tickets, visit www.loyola.edu/mlk.
We welcome you to join us for a moving, cross-cultural experience of shared stories inspired by Anne Frank’s “The Diary of a Young Girl” on Sunday, January 27th!
“Remembrances” will feature readings presented by Chesapeake Shakespeare Company, with members of B’nai Israel: The Downtown Synagogue and representatives of Baltimore Refugee communities.