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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.
This exhibition is on view through March 2020. The MdHS museum is open Wednesday-Saturday, 10 am-5 pm, and on Sundays, 12 pm-5 pm.
The exhibition features one-of-a-kind appliqué quilts created by Baltimore-native Mimi Dietrich. Ms. Dietrich is one of Maryland’s and the nation’s most accomplished quilters. In 2015 she was inducted into The Quilters Hall of Fame in Marion, Indiana. “Hometown Girl” tells Ms. Dietrich’s story as a life-long Marylander and Baltimore native, and draws inspiration from the many students she has taught over her 35-year career.
Starting with early portraiture, “Reflections: A Brief History of Looking at Ourselves” is a new exhibition exploring themes of identity and place that are at the cornerstone of human experience and widely examined in contemporary photography. The year-long exhibition draws from the Maryland Historical Society’s photograph holdings, including daguerreotypes, salt prints, glass negatives, silver gelatin and digital prints.
Arts Every Day will be hosting its fourth annual 10x10 Exhibit featuring over two hundred student and teacher artworks from Baltimore City Public Schools that respond to a culturally relevant body of work, movement, or theme. This year, the 10X10 Exhibit work is inspired by the theme IDENITITY.
The exhibition, curated by a team of high school students: Mason Alston of Baltimore Design School, Charyce Burrell of Mergenthaler Vocational Technical High School, Kayla Laws of Renaissance Academy, and Malachi Wright of Baltimore Design School, will be on view at the Motor House.
Bard to the Bone, BSF’s Shakespeare Appreciation Society, meets every odd-numbered month for a lively conversation about a specific aspect of Elizabethan/Jacobean theatre.
Enjoy snacks, drinks, and conversation with fellow Shakespeare buffs, and enrich your understanding of the Bard’s work and its relevance to our modern world.
This event is FREE and begins at 7pm.
January's Topic is Henry V: Rabbit or Duck?
Crickets is a fun, play-based music and movement class for boys and girls ages 4 to 6. Trained teachers engage the body and the mind in joyful music-making through musical games and movement. Offered by Children’s Chorus of Maryland and School of Music (CCM), Crickets gently encourages young children to explore the voice as their first true instrument. Classes start Saturday, January 18th, 2020 starting at 9AM or 10AM in Towson. Classes are 50 minutes long, meet once a week, and last for 12 weeks. The tuition for the fall session costs $240.
Education remains the single most important civil rights issue of our time. Even after Brown vs. Board of Education, the Little Rock Nine, national desegregation, and the fading of overt racism from public dialogue, Maryland schools are more segregated now than they have been in decades. This leads to huge achievement gaps, and robbing all students of the experience of interacting with people of different backgrounds and perspectives that is crucial in the real world.
A new concert series featuring local Baltimore singers and rappers performing selections from the hit musical Voices of Carmen!
This performance and community conversation unpack the storyline of the opera Carmen while bringing the characters and conflicts into contemporary times. Come hear Voices of Carmen in its first concert series and join the #CarmenConversation.
Punch Needle is an easy to learn, versatile embroidery technique that uses a pen-like tool with a hollow threaded needle tip transform looped fibers into lovely piled designs. You can use a wide range of materials as a base cloth, various threads, yarn, or fibers for punching. There are many design options. You can create small, ornamental motifs to large-scale wall or floor landscapes. There’s a punch needle piece for everyone!
Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, pastor and social justice advocate will speak at Loyola University Maryland’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Convocation on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, at 7 p.m. in Reitz Arena.
Barber will discuss current event issues related to social and racial justice during his lecture, “The Fierce Urgency of Now.” This event is free and open to the public; however, registration is required. To register, visit www.loyola.edu/mlk.
Film Lovers! This is a class for film enthusiasts who want to study movies as an art form. View each film in its entirety and have a lively discussion about its place in movie history. From the silent era to the 1960s we look at seven films over six sessions. Explore a wide range from from Buster Keaton and Charlie Chaplin to John Huston and John Frankenheimer. Please contact Creative Alliance for the class syllabus.
In honor of Black History Month, Homewood Museum is offering FREE admission for the entire month of February. Admission includes a guided tour of the museum that draws on new scholarship to tell the stories of Charles and Harriet Carroll, for whom Homewood was constructed in 1801, and two enslaved families, the Rosses and the Conners, who labored for the Carrolls in first quarter of the 19th century.
February 1, 2020 at 1pm FREE, but tickets required.
The Havre de Grace Colored School Foundation presents: The Langston Hughes Youth Oratorical Contest
The Colored School Foundation is pleased to announce the 2020 Langston Hughes Youth Oratorical Contest.
The contest provides a wonderful forum for students to develop their speaking, writing and oratory skills while developing poise and confidence in an important life skill of public speaking. Contestants are required to deliver a 4 to 5 minute speech around the theme,“I dream a world…”
FIRST SUNDAY CONCERT SERIES
Midwinter Baroque Daydream
February 2 at 4 p.m.
First Lutheran Church, Ellicott City
Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
Telemann’s Tafelmusik I: Ouverture in E minor
C.P.E. Bach’s Cello Concerto in A minor
Bach’s Concerto for two harpsichords