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One person’s trash is another person’s robot, or building, or racecar. Join us for a morning of tinkering, exploring, and building with a collection of recycled materials. We will use our imaginations to turn junk into unique creations. All materials will be provided, and activities are suitable for all ages.
Storytime begins at 10:30am.
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.
Celebrate the Year of the Rat during our 11th annual Lunar New Year Celebration, one of the Walters’ most popular events. Enjoy performances by the Baltimore Chinese School, Johns Hopkins Lion Dance Troupe, and more. Make paper flowers to add to our giant floral rat sculpture, explore zodiac animals through a scavenger hunt of the Arts of Asia galleries, participate in art-making activities, snap your picture in a photobooth, and share a fortune for good luck in the New Year!
A fun and engaging concert for people living with autism and related challenges with LAVENA JOHANSON and JUDAH ADASHI, performing beautiful music for cello and piano. Our motto is, "ALL BEHAVIORS WELCOME!” The entire family can enjoy an afternoon together in a relaxed and welcoming setting where there is no shhh-ing! An instrumental petting zoo will follow the concert.
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.
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
Registrations are full. However, you can still register and be placed on the wait list should capacity increase or if any cancellations occur.
In this FREE eight-week art class students are encouraged to celebrate their unique attributes by exploring concepts of science fiction, culture, fantasy, math, art, and science. Youth will explore how to tap into their own super strength and use elements of science, technology, and literature to think about ways to make our world a better place.
Tuesdays & Thursdays FEB 4 - MAR 26 | 3-5PM | FREE! Registration required
February 8, 2020 at 10:30am Free for Kids with paying adult $6
The Havre de Grace Arts Collective presents: Disney’s Alice in Wonderland
Activities before the film start at 10:00am
Disney’s original (1951) animated Alice in Wonderland
(G) Recommended for Ages 4+
Always free for kids under 13 when accompanied by an adult
Drop-in every Saturday from Noon to 3pm for FREE art-making workshops that the whole family can enjoy. No registration required and all of the materials are provided. In this series families learn about Black Creatives in the arts and create projects inspired by their artwork.
Saturdays FEB 8 - APR 25 | 12-3PM | FREE!
Visit the downtown stores on the second Saturday of the month for the Winter Art Walk. Participating businesses will feature artists demonstrating their skills. Musicians, painters, sculptures, authors, etc. For more information contact the Havre de Grace Arts Collective at 443-502-2005
Our resident artists have 10 minutes TOPS to present their work, perform, or invite special guests on stage. Following the talks you can head upstairs to explore the artists studios.
Whether you’re interested in learning more about Creative Alliance’s Residency Program or you just want to meet our artists (including four new residents), this event promises to be entertaining and insightful.
Resident Artists: Christopher Batten, Claudia Capelle, Jani Hileman, Kei Ito, Charles Mason III, Murjoni Merriweather, MJ Neuberger, and Adam Rosenblatt
5-7pm - Artist Talks
The Baltimore Orioles are bringing the Oriole Park experience to fans through its Birdland Caravan winter tour with one of the stops at McDaniel College from 2 to 3 p.m. on Feb. 9. McDaniel students and fans have the opportunity to meet current and former players. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.orioles.com/BirdlandCaravan.
Join us for a special family program in honor of Tu B’Shevat. Celebrate the birthday of trees with songs, stories, and arts and crafts projects. All materials will be provided, and activities are suitable for all ages.
Savor Afarin Rahmanifar’s arresting, large-scale mixed media paintings which showcase the compassionate, brave, loyal, and sensuous female characters of the Shahnameh, the Persian Book of Kings. Fusing her skills as a miniature painter with bold colors, spontaneous strokes, and natural poses, the artist captures the dreamscape and surreal world of the Shahnameh, evoking a fantasy of literature for a new and contemporary audience.
“Weekend Celebrating Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad” – Story Time for Children with Christopher Providence
Retired educator and Havre de Grace resident Christopher Providence will read from a selection of beautifully-illustrated children’s books, sharing engaging, stirring, moving, and inspiring stories of Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad. Appropriate for elementary and middle school students
FREE for the whole family! (Registration Required)
FREE (RSVP suggested)
Kuumba means Creativity! Experience the beauty and creativity of black cultures through enriching performances by local students and Baltimore-based artists, in honor of Black History Month. This year’s theme is Black Dance Through Time!
Explore the evolution of Black American dance from the early 20th century to the present day! Enjoy live music and dance performances, family activities, Baltimore-based vendors, and more!