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Mickalene Thomas' immersive two-story installation will transform the BMA's East Lobby into a living room for Baltimore. The experience will extend onto an enclosed terrace where the BMA will host a series of events, such as film screenings, artist talks, performances, workshops, book clubs, and self-care seminars. Influenced by the 1970s and 1980s, Thomas' signature aesthetic incorporates geometric patterns, prints, textures, wood paneling, and shag carpeting, among other nostalgic motifs.
Spencer Finch’s impressive light installation Moon Dust (Apollo 17), first presented at the 2009 Venice Biennale, will illuminate the BMA’s majestic Fox Court for the next seven years. The work consists of 150 individual chandeliers with 417 lights. The chandeliers are hung individually from the ceiling and form one large, cloud-like structure. Although an abstract sculpture, the installation is also a scientifically precise representation of the chemical composition of moon dust as it was gathered during the Apollo 17 mission.
This biennial exhibition of works by McDaniel Art and Art History faculty members encompasses a wide range of media, styles and subject matter, including paintings by professor Steven Pearson, chair of the art and art history department, Chinese-styled watercolor and ink paintings by professor Susan Clare Scott and intermedia and digital art by assistant professor Chloe Irla.
“My Idol, The Thief” is an exhibition of multiple plate etchings by Baltimore-based artist Jonathan Thomas, the chair of printmaking at the Maryland Institute College of Art. The exhibition, currently on display in The Rouse Company Gallery, features 25 etchings from three different series of works. The gallery is located in the Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center at Howard Community College. A reception will take place at 6 p.m. on Thursday, February 20, 2020.
UMBC's Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture presents The Museum of the Old Colony, an art installation by Pablo Delano, from January 30 through March 14. An Opening Reception will be held on Thursday, January 30, from 5 to 7 p.m., and the gallery will open for regular viewing hours on Friday, January 31.
Across sub-Saharan Africa, a strict gendered division of artistic labor existed throughout much of the 19th and 20th centuries. Men worked in wood and metal, carving and casting works that glorified leaders and paid homage to deities, while women created works in clay, cloth, and beads, stitching and firing the art of everyday life. This exhibition brings together two dozen works from the BMA's collection to demonstrate the critical role of women in shaping and maintaining social identities across 20th-century Africa.
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.
“Five Years of Printmaking,” is a group exhibition highlighting five years of experimentation, discovery, and excellence in non-toxic printmaking processes. Professor Fahimeh Vahdat curated the exhibit, which features the work of students in the visual art program at Howard Community College. The exhibition is currently on display in The Richard B. Talkin Family Art Gallery, located on the first floor of McCuan Hall. A reception will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, February 20, 2020.
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.
This focus exhibition acknowledges and celebrates the contributions of women artists to the development of American modernism through nearly 20 works from the BMA’s collection by Elizabeth Catlett, Maria Martinez, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Marguerite Zorach, and others. The selection of painting, sculpture, and decorative arts showcases these artists’ innovative engagements with the major art movements of 20th century from Cubism to Abstract Expressionism.
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.
The Julio Fine Arts Gallery is proud to present It Means Desert, Desert, a solo exhibition by Baltimore artist Jackie Milad, in the gallery from February 13 - March 12, 2020. Inspired by recent travels to Egypt and employing her unique multi-media and collaborative processes, Milad's latest exhibition explores the complexity and tenuous nature of value and representation through drawing, painting, collage, cut-outs, sound, and video.
Join us for the opening reception of Embodied: Coming to America at Eubie Blake Cultural Center (847 N Howard St, Baltimore, MD 21201) on Saturday February 15th, 6-8pm.
Gabriel C. Amadi-Emina's unique photo and digital collage techniques gives ordinary people transcendent qualities, as he relates modern realities to ancient African folklore.
Join us for the opening reception of Jewel Ham: Seduction of Self-Destruction exhibition opening reception at Eubie Blake Cultural Center (847 N Howard St, Baltimore, MD 21201) on Saturday, February 15th, 6-8pm.
Jewel Ham's luminous paintings reveal a grim side to womanhood, sexuality, and self-care.
This exhibition is a visually stunning installation highlighting the extraordinary breadth of the Maryland Historical Society’s costume collection across four centuries and features nearly 100 examples of women’s and men’s clothing and accessories, as well as decorative arts.
Spectrum of Fashion tells an American social history rooted in Maryland. The clothing has connections to presidents and to the formerly enslaved, to the internationally famous, and to everyday Marylanders, all of whom have important stories to tell.
On View: February 20 - March 28
Opening Reception: Thursday,February 20 | 6 - 9pm
Closing Reception: Merkin Fashion Show: Saturday, March 28 | 8pm - 10pm
This February Maryland Art Place (MAP) will be presenting Merkin Dream, a group exhibition and invitational ushering women and men to consider the merkin, its uses, its need, and in some cases, the inevitable comedy of the merkin as an object. A merkin is a wig for the pubic area originally used by women working in prostitution.