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The Carrolls of Homewood were passionate supporters of American freedom. Charles Carroll of Carrollton was even one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. But who were the Carrolls’ opponents, and what motivated them to remain loyal to the crown?
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.
Mindful Pause with Robin Williams
4 Sundays, Dec. 1 – 22, 3:00-4:00pm
Free/$5 Suggested Donation
Take time for yourself to stop amidst the busyness and pressures of the season and join us for an hour of mindfulness. Mindfulness meditation, breathing practices, mindful walking and listening, poetic contemplations, and brief sharing will settle our thoughts and emotions as we open and refresh heart and mind. Please register to reserve your space.
Church of the Redeemer, 5603 N. Charles St.
Celebrate the season with festive art songs, classic carols, and holiday favorites performed by sopranos Annie Gill and Thea Tullman Moore, mezzo-soprano Christianne Rushton, baritone José Sacin, and pianist Patricia McKewen Amato.
Experience "performers with easy, conversational rapport with their audience, stage presence and exquisite voices” in a “diverse and energetic program” (Baltimore Messenger) and join the artists for a champagne reception after the hour of music.
The Founding Director of Galerie Myrtis will speak about her experience in Baltimore and the importance of having Black artists visible in Baltimore. There will be a conversation with Visual Arts Curator, Thomas James, and a Q&A session with the audience.
FIRST SUNDAY CONCERT SERIES
New Year’s Day Celebration
Wednesday, January 1 at 4.m.
Central Presbyterian Church, Towson
Greet the dawn of 2020 with old and new friends at our annual New Year’s Day Celebration,
featuring Baroque instrumental favorites selected by our beloved first chair musicians on flute,
oboe, cello, and harpsichord. Maestro T. Herbert Dimmock will also join the celebration on the
organ. There is no better way to welcome the new year!
Tickets: $25 Regular / $27 Door
FIRST SUNDAY CONCERT SERIES
January 5 at 4 p.m.
Church of the Redeemer, Baltimore
Bach’s Christmas Oratorio Part V: Ehre sei dir, Gott, gesungen
Bach’s Cantata 153: Schau, lieber Gott, wie meine Feind
Albinoni’s Oboe Concerto Opus 9, No. 2
Kerry Holahan, Soprano
Janna Critz, Alto
Kyle Tomlin, Tenor
Ross Tomaccio, Bass
FREE exhibition opening: January 10, 6:00-8:30pm
In this immersive exhibition, strikeWare Collective weaves traditional and new media to present a visual experience about the institutions, educators and progenitors who shaped how Baltimore’s Black community acquired formal training and knowledge.