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Do you know a child who loves to sing? Children’s Chorus of Maryland (CCM) will hold auditions on August 27th, 28th, & 29th and September 5th in Towson for children as young as 5 ½ who are interested in participating in an exciting choral performance program. CCM features highly qualified teachers, small classes and in-depth vocal enrichment to provide children with a complete musical education and choral experience. Previous singing experience is not necessary! Register online at www.ccmsings.org.
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.
No need to cook on Wednesdays this summer! Food Trucks are coming to Ascension Lutheran Church's parking lot every Wednesdays from 5-8 pm. Each month we'll be donating profits to a different organization supporting those in need in our community. See you on the lot!
On July 25th The American Visionary Art Museum is screening Home Alone The First Movie on the outdoor theater. Bring a blanket and a picnic to enjoy a free movie night with your family and loved ones under the stars. Museum is open for free between 5:15PM and 9PM on Flicks nights. Movies are screened rain or shine. Rain location: JRVC 3rd floor. Free films every thursday starting July through August 22nd at 9PM under AVAM's giant golden hand. www.AVAM.org for more Flicks night info.
This June, Make Studio is excited to kick-off the summer with a special collaborative exhibition and workshop as part of 2019’s Artscape Gallery Network.
Make Studio is pleased to present the exhibition Everything Else (A Market-Space), a collaborative, immersive exhibition featuring a site-specific installation, paintings, and sculptural works by Sondheim Prize applicants Amanda Burnham and Nicole Dyer and their curation of new and recent, complementary works by Make Studio’s program artists.
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, September 21st, 2019 starting at 9AM or 10AM in Towson. Classes are 50 minutes long, meet once a week, and last for 10 weeks. The tuition for the fall session costs $200.
Experience quilting at its finest with intricate quilt displays, trunk shows, craft demonstrations and a community quilt-in for Baltimore Ceasefire. Renowned Baltimore textile artist, Joyce Scott, will lead an artist talk on her family’s legacy and the work of her mother, quilter Elizabeth Talford Scott.
Families can enjoy dance performances and storytelling inspired by the African American quilters of Gee’s Bend. The showcase is organized by the African American Quilters of Baltimore.
The Chicago Multicultural Dance Center’s select Hiplet Ballerina Company makes their first appearance at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, fusing classical pointe technique with urban dance that is rooted in communities of color, fueled by inclusivity, modern movement, and Instagram-ready style. Come see the Company everyone is talking about during this special one night engagement. Hiplet Ballerinas first found fame in 2016 when their videos went viral on BuzzFeed, Good Morning America, and The Huffington Post.
Dive into vibrant colors with this timeless collection of prizewinning and audience-favorite animated films from Children's Film Festival Seattle. These short films tell big stories and take you on a trip around the world with stop-motion, hand-drawn, and other amazing animation techniques. Watch stories about animal friends, overcoming challenges, deep family love, and learning how to be the best you can be. Suitable for all ages.
On August 1st The American Visionary Art Museum is screening Coraline on the outdoor theater. Bring a blanket and a picnic to enjoy a free movie night with your family and loved ones under the stars. Museum is open for free between 5:15PM and 9PM on Flicks nights. Movies are screened rain or shine. Rain location: JRVC 3rd floor. Free films every thursday starting July through August 22nd at 9PM under AVAM's giant golden hand.
This internationally acclaimed classic tells the story of a young boy who becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion on board the ship he is sailing on. When it tragically sinks, the boy and the horse are the only survivors stranded a desert island. The boy befriends the horse, and when finally rescued, they return home together and begin training to race against the fastest horses in the world. FREE FOR CHILDREN UNDER 13!
August 8th The American Visionary Art Museum is screening The Addams Family 1991, bring a blanket and a picnic to enjoy a free movie night with your family and loved ones under the stars. Museum is open and free between 5:15PM and 9PM on flicks nights. Movies are screened rain or shine. Rain location: JRVC 3rd floor. Free Films every thursday starting July 11th through August 22nd under AVAM's giant golden hand. For more info please visit www.AVAM.org
6:30pm- Come early to SEE giant chess pieces and meet Dave Daugherty Jr. of the Chess Club of Havre de Grace Library. Learn more about this intriguing game.
Stay after the film to meet Steve Alpern, Commissioner for the Baltimore Kids Chess League, whose group played chess with Phiona Mutesi, the young heroine of the film, and her coach!
Based on a true story, a Ugandan girl sees her world rapidly change after being introduced to the game of chess. A Walt Disney release with Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o, David Oyelowo and Madina Nalwanga. FREE FOR CHILDREN UNDER 13!
Go green this August! Lexington Market holds Garden Day, a free event for families, on the Arcade Stage of the Market. The event features healthy plant-based food demos with recipes, gardening techniques and tips, children’s activities, and arts and crafts. Produce bags and microgreens will be available.
Founder’s Day Celebrations at the Peale Center
August 15, 4-9pm
Join us for our 205th birthday open house! Rembrandt Peale established the Peale Museum back in 1814. Come celebrate with us all afternoon and into the evening, with a storytelling studio, ongoing exhibitions, history of the building, virtual tours, time travel, and more!
August 15th The American Visionary Art Museum is screening Mrs.Doubtfire, bring a blanket and a picnic to enjoy a free movie night with your family and loved ones under the stars. Museum is open and free between 5:15PM and 9PM on flicks nights. Movies are screened rain or shine. Rain location: JRVC 3rd floor. Free Films every thursday starting July 11th through August 22nd under AVAM's giant golden hand. For more info please visit www.AVAM.org