EcoHope must exist alongside EcoDespair, but the arts can offer a path for renewal through visual and responsive engagement. The artist -activists in this exhibition are intercessors and illuminators--whether the work is conceptual, allegorical or metaphorical, or representational and specific, it examines and addresses systemic environmental failure through remediation, confrontation, education, personal lived actions of the artist, or simply by drawing attention and asking the viewer to respond.Curated by J. Susan Isaacs and Erin Lehman.
Material/Inheritance: Contemporary Work by New Jewish Culture Fellows, is a new exhibition featuring the work of 30 artists whose work has been supported by the New Jewish Culture Fellowship (NJCF), a national arts fellowship that advances the work of groundbreaking Jewish artists.
The Howard County Arts Council's annual plein air paint-out is fun for artists and spectators alike! Over the course of the weekend, juried artists will set up their easels throughout Ellicott City’s historic district to capture the town’s picturesque charms as they vie for nearly $10,000 in juror awards. Community artists are invited to join the fun as part of Open Paint, which takes place concurrently. The event culminates in an exhibit of the juried artists' work at the Howard County Center for the Arts.
It’s that magical time of year and once again The Magic of Science Fair and Festival event will happen.be happening this year on June 10th, 2023. Back again this year at the TUNE BUILDING on the compass of the Harford Community College. Address 510 Thomas Run Road Bel Air, MD 21015. This is a free event and will the Family Festival will be open from 11 am -4 pm. The Science Fair will take place between 8 am -3 pm. The deadline for Middle schoolers to enter the Science Fair contest is May 8th. Here is the website
Join the JMM for the closing of Material/Inheritance: Contemporary Work by New Jewish Culture Fellows, an exhibition featuring 30 artists whose work has been supported by the New Jewish Culture Fellowship (NJCF), a national arts fellowship that advances the work of groundbreaking Jewish artists.
The event will feature music, performances, and more, including:
2:00 PM / Neshome Likht for Ecological Relatives
Join us at The Peale for the opening!
POSEN x POSEN x POSEN brings together the artistic endeavors of the Posen family—Stephen Posen, Alexandra Posen, and Zac Posen—and explores the remarkable contributions they have made to the realms of art and fashion. Stephen Posen, as an abstract painter, channels his creativity onto canvas, while Alexandra Posen expresses her artistic vision through sculptural forms. Zac Posen, on the other hand, has left an indelible mark on the fashion industry with his distinctive designs.
Catalyst Contemporary and the Baltimore chapter of the American Institute of Architects partner to present sculpture by Alberto Cavalieri at the Center for Architecture and Design located at One Charles Center. The works on display come from Cavalieri's series of twisting and elegant “Knots.” In solid cast iron and fabricated, modular aluminum these knot sculptures take viewers on a journey through the beautiful potential of Cavalieri's elegant forms and into the context of the much larger-scaled possibilities of architecture.
Join us for the exhibition opening!
Stepping into Baltimore-based cartoonist Barbara Dale’s studio, Peale chief curator Jeffrey Kent was truly awed by the experience as he witnessed Barbara's effortless utilization of various mediums in her creative practice, including pastel chalk, lithographs, ceramics, paint, pencil, ink, etc.
Baltimore Nationa Heritage Area "Juneteenth Journey 2023"
POINTILLSIM JAZZ CONSORTS PRESENTS AN IMMERSIVE DANCE PERFORMANCE
MONDAY JUNE 19TH 2023
The first performance will be held at:
Fort McHenry National Monument & Shrine
2400 E. Fort Avenue, Baltimore MD 21230 @ 11:00 am
An encore performance will be held at:
The 2023 inFusion Film Festival Loud-N-Clear!!! will take place on Monday, June 19, 2023, from 12 pm-9 pm at The Lyric Baltimore, 140 W Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD 21201This free event is open to the public and will showcase a series of films, videos, and artwork created by Baltimore artists and filmmakers. The festival will feature pieces that explore topics such as neighborhood stories, myths, history keepers, community resilience in the face of challenges, and the impact of Covid-19 on Baltimore's social justice movement.
“An ‘invisible’, ‘non-visible’, ‘hidden’, ‘non-apparent’, or ‘unseen’ disability is any physical, mental, or emotional impairment that goes largely unnoticed. An invisible disability can include, but is not limited to: cognitive impairment and brain injury; the autism spectrum; chronic illnesses like multiple sclerosis, chronic fatigue, chronic pain, and fibromyalgia; d/Deaf and/or hard of hearing; blindness and/or low vision; anxiety, depression, PTSD, and many more.
Inspired by family research into her great-great-great-great grandfather Luke Valentine’s service as a free Black militiaman in the American Revolution, Martha Jackson Jarvis has created mixed-media works that imaginatively retrace his journey from Virginia to South Carolina during the Revolutionary War. The result is a tour de force in abstract painting with 13 grandly scaled works on paper, and a focused group of smaller works inspired by the meditative form of the mandala.
More than 60 of the most talented visual artists will be displaying their work. Enjoy a variety of live music and performance art throughout the weekend. Explore activities and exhibits presented by our sponsors and community partners. Savor all the food and beer that Guinness Open Gate Brewery has to offer.
City Sand, an annual sand sculpture competition that began in 1989 at Harborplace, returns to the Inner Harbor after a 10+ year hiatus. The legacy event presented by Baltimore Architecture Foundation (BAF) and MCB Real Estate/Harborplace, and sponsored by: Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore, Southway Builders, Gray & Son, C.L. McCoy Framing Co, Inc., 84 Lumber and Ecological Restoration & Management, will be held on Saturday, June 24 from 11am-4pm at the Harborplace Amphitheatre (301 Light Street) between the two Harborplace Pavilions.
Common Ground on the Hill Traditions Weeks offer classes in the traditional arts, evening concerts, lectures, and art talks taught by nationally and internationally recognized musicians, dancers, visual artists, thinkers and creators. Register at www.commongroundonthehill.org.
Contemporary ceramicist Michelle Erickson draws from historic ceramic techniques to create works that expose the persistence of racism and exploitation in post-colonial countries.
Erickson is a second-generation American and grew up near Colonial Williamsburg, where she studied the clay bodies and glaze formulas of ceramics imported to the American colonies. These works were integral to a vast network of investment, mercantile exchange, and material movement under English Colonial oppression.
Join us for the first Art Walk of 2023, an evening of simultaneous exhibitions, performances and special events spotlighting the Charles North neighborhood. Pick up a map at Motor House and create your own self-guided tour. Come early to receive a FREE BmoreArt magazine.
The event is free, we just ask that you register for a ticket so we can track attendance and share email updates. Art Walks are rain or shine.
Join us at the Royal Blue for the after party at 9!
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To mark the culmination of Common Ground on the Hill’s Traditions Weeks, an all-day festival features traditional arts, crafts, music, and dance, plus kid-friendly activities, food vendors, and a wine and beer garden. The day begins with the Deer Creek Fiddlers’ Convention with band and individual instrumentalists and vocal competitions in genres including bluegrass, old-time and Celtic music, as well as the Eileen Carson Schatz Memorial Appalachian Dance contest. The crowning event of the festival is the awarding of the Robert H. Chambers Award for Excellence in the Traditional Arts.
The Unfinished Revolution explores the turmoil of the United States’ emergence on the world stage between 1775 and 1815. The exhibition highlights two points that became certain—the country’s revolution remained unfinished, and Marylanders of many races and creeds were at the forefront of each conflict.
Admission is free for MCHC members.