Join exhibit curator Zachary Levine for an exploration behind-the-scenes of Scrap Yard: Innovators of Recycling. Discover a story of transformation of scrap itself and the individuals who worked within the industry. Zachary will also share some of the stories, objects and images that didn’t fit in to the gallery.
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Celebrate the legacy of Dr. King at the Lewis Museum!
Stop by A Ride To Remember Story Hour and Mural Art Project to explore the story of the desegregation of a local amusement park and carousel with authors Sharon Langley, the first African American child to integrate the park and Amy Nathan. Participate in telling your own personal memories fighing social injustices at A Ride to Remember Oral History Video booth.
Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, pastor and social justice advocate will speak at Loyola University Maryland’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Convocation on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, at 7 p.m. in Reitz Arena.
Barber will discuss current event issues related to social and racial justice during his lecture, “The Fierce Urgency of Now.” This event is free and open to the public; however, registration is required. To register, visit www.loyola.edu/mlk.
Dr. Molly Jones will give a musical presentation about the lives and legacies of two Jewish composers, Gideon Klein and James Simon, who were deported to Theresienstadt concentration camp. She will perform Simon’s Arioso for Solo Cello and Dr. Tiffany Lu, violinist, will join her for a performance of Klein’s Duo for Violin and Cello.
Join violinist Alexandra Birch for a musical lecture recital of lost music from the Holocaust in the USSR and Europe. Dr. Birch will play musical samples of undiscovered scores from the Holocaust from her most recent research at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum and discuss her process for identifying and finding lost works. She will also discuss the latest in commemorative practice for musicians and the ever-changing understanding of Holocaust memory from collective and individual perspectives.
Grammy Award-winning violinist Midori teams up with renowned pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet to celebrate Beethoven’s 250th birthday year with a program of his radiant violin sonatas. Experience her “characteristic verve, fire, and tonal gleam” (Chicago Classical Review) and his “great energy, brilliant technique, unassailable artistry” (The Plain Dealer, Cleveland) in this highly-anticipated return.
Violin Sonata No. 5 in F major, Op. 24, “Spring”
Violin Sonata No. 6 in A major, Op. 30, No. 1
OPENING RECEPTION: FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 6:00- 8:00 PM
Decker Gallery, Fox Building, 1303 Mount Royal Avenue, Baltimore
Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) is pleased to present “Shaun Leonardo: The Breath of Empty Space” exhibition, showcasing the work of the Brooklyn-based artist and organized by independent curator John Chaich.
Brooklyn-based artist, Amy Ritter will discuss her life and work. Ritter's work is an exploration of her relationship to her physical self vis-à-vis mobile homes and their interior and exterior landscapes. It stages her memories of growing up in a mobile home community--a place she's left but still feels rooted to. Ritter will discuss her work, including the work in her latest exhibition, Built-in, currently in the Julio Fine Arts Gallery through February 7, 2020. A reception will follow immediately after the talk in the Julio Fine Arts Gallery on the campus of Loyola University Maryland.
Roman tombs of the 1st and 2nd centuries were often monuments to the families that owned them and were filled with statues as well as burials. Join Lisa Anderson-Zhu, Associate Curator, Art of the Mediterranean, 5th millennium BCE to 4th century CE, for an exploration of the original context, decoration, and occupants of the so-called “Licinian Tomb,” where the seven Roman sarcophagi now at the Walters were found in the 19th century.
February 1, 2020 at 1pm FREE, but tickets required.
The Havre de Grace Colored School Foundation presents: The Langston Hughes Youth Oratorical Contest
The Colored School Foundation is pleased to announce the 2020 Langston Hughes Youth Oratorical Contest.
The contest provides a wonderful forum for students to develop their speaking, writing and oratory skills while developing poise and confidence in an important life skill of public speaking. Contestants are required to deliver a 4 to 5 minute speech around the theme,“I dream a world…”
Join Baltimore historian and educator Wayne R. Schaumburg as we look at Baltimore’s role in the American Revolution. Discover our town’s unique response to the Stamp Act crisis. Learn about a group of soldiers called the Maryland 400, many of whom were from Baltimore, that saved Washington’s army at the Battle of Long Island. Did you know that Baltimore was the capital of the United States for three months? Learn about Mary Katherine Goddard’s contribution to American independence, and the construction of the first American frigate built in Fell’s Point.
The enslaved community at George Washington’s Mount Vernon developed over many years, starting with 10 people when Washington was 11 years old, and growing to over 300 at the end of his life. This lecture, presented by Mary Thompson, a Research Historian with The Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington, explores the large number of individuals who were forced into slavery through inheritance, marriage, acquisition, estate sales’ purchase, rented from neighbors, born at Mount Vernon and purchased from slave ships.
In this talk celebrating Black History Month, Joaneath Spicer, James A. Murnaghan Curator for Renaissance and Baroque Art, will propose possible identifications for the African man portrayed in one of the museum’s newest acquisitions, Magus Balthazar (ca. 1690). Discover what clues his facial expressions, body language, and clothing provide.
FREE Gallery Talk: February 8, 2:00pm-3:30pm
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.
Enjoy an afternoon of world-class art and music-making at the BMA with Christian Paquette, one of The Peabody Institute’s top talents and winner of the 2019 Yale Gordon Competition. With recent engagements including the Ottawa and National Arts Centre symphonies, he has crafted a program highlighting the parallels between the flute and the human voice.
BACH: Allegro assai from Violin Sonata No. 3 in C major, BWV 1005
TOSHIO HOSOKAWA (b. 1955): Lied for Flute and Piano
SCHUBERT: Introduction and Variations on “Trockne Blumen” for Flute and Piano, D. 802
Amanda Lucidon will be in conversation with André Chung.
Amanda Lucidon is an award-winning documentarian, filmmaker, and former freelance New York Times photographer who served as an official White House photographer responsible for documenting First Lady Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama from 2013 to 2017. One of only a few female White House photographers in history, Lucidon’s work has been honored by Pictures of the Year International, National Press Photographers Association Best of Photojournalism, and the White House News Photographers Association, among others.
If you go to the zoo in Thiruvananthapuram in southern India, you’ll find hippos and tigers, and also 60 works by the modernist Indian artist K.C.S. Paniker (1911-77), whose canvases teem with animals, astrological symbols, and unreadable writing. This lecture by Rebecca M. Brown, Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, History of Art at Johns Hopkins University, delves into these vibrant, dynamic works and considers their dialogue with the animals housed next door.