Monday, February 8th, 2016 by Allison Langley
What: Art Quilt Exhibition
Where: Baltimore Museum of Art
When: Now until June 19
Immerse yourself in quilts!
Ok, well you can’t sleep in them or jump into an obnoxious pile of quilts but you can observe them at Baltimore Museum of Art’s, Art Quilt Exhibition! Running from now through to June 19th it is a great exhibition that will really catch your eye!
There are five quilts that have been added to the textile collection. These quilts have been artistically crafted by professionals to show their passion and a familiar way of expressing themselves. Stop by BMA these next few months and see a great exhibit!
Monday, February 1st, 2016 by Allison Langley
What: Maryland Artists
Where: Baltimore Museum of Art
When: February 7 to May 8
Get your weekly dose of art and culture by going to Baltimore Museum of Arts new exhibit, Maryland Artists, running from February 7 to May 8! BMA has been collecting more and more of local and Maryland art! Yay for Maryland! This exhibition will be featuring works by Raoul Middleman, John Waters, Gabrielle DeVaux Clements and many others. Along side paintings there will be photographs by Elinor B. Cahn. For an excellent exhibit supporting fellow Marylanders make sure to stop by BMA this winter/spring.
Don’t worry if you can’t see it right away! You have plenty of time!
Monday, January 25th, 2016 by Allison Langley
What: School 33 Art Center Beautiful Walls for Baltimore
Where: School 33 Art Center. 1427 Light Street, Baltimore
When: Now through January 30
Explore Baltimore is back and kicking off the New Year with focus on some very cool murals of Baltimore!
As many Baltimoreans know Charm City hosts some truly creative murals throughout the city. School 33 Art Center will be hosting the Beautiful Walls for Baltimore exhibit all throughout the month of January to highlight some of these amazing pieces of art. They are celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Baltimore Mural Program. It will be featuring several kinds of works from famous re-created murals to written histories and photographs. This will be an eye-popping, colorful event that will be highlighting the great history of Baltimore and Baltimore’s people!
The gallery will be open Wednesday through Saturday from 11am to 4pm. You will have many an opportunity to visit!
Visit here for more information on the exhibit!
Monday, December 7th, 2015 by Allison Langley
What: A Christmas Carol
Where: Baltimore Museum of Art
When: Dec 19
We are getting closer and closer to the big 2-5! So we are going to keep going with this holiday biz. A Christmas Carol ballet will be hosted at Baltimore Museum of Art on December 19 from 730pm to 9pm. Enjoy the classic tale of a Scrooge who needs just a little holiday spirit told through the beautiful art of ballet!
Charm City Ballet focuses on expanding the performing arts, specifically ballet. They focus on providing full-length shows.
Tickets for members start at $17, $22 for gen admission and $25 at door, $17 for students and children.
Come to Baltimore Museum of Art to see a great show! Click here for tickets!
Monday, November 30th, 2015 by Allison Langley
What: Mount Clare Museum House
Where: 901 West Pratt St., Baltimore, MD
When: Now until January 3rd 2016!
It is officially time to start embracing the holiday season! So lets kick start it with a trip to Mount Clare Museum House. Take a ride back in time to the late 1700’s and see how a prominent Baltimore family lived during the holiday season! This estate will be adorned with holiday favorites such as, wreaths, fancy fruits, and extravagant feathers! A true colonial holiday!
While you’re enjoying a blast from the past, this Saturday December 5 (11am to 4pm) you can purchase fresh wreaths, holy and more! There will also be a live music brought to you bye The Monumental City Ancient Fife and Drum Corps.
Come by to see some great holiday spirit!
Monday, November 23rd, 2015 by Allison Langley
What: Port Discovery’s Children’s Museum
Where: 35 Market Place, Baltimore
When: Tuesday-Friday 930am-430pm, Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 12pm-5pm
Museums are fun! Especially… Port Discovery, your ultimate, and family-friendly children’s museum. Open almost all day on the weekends, it is perfect for entertaining your little ones. This museum is huge, like three floors high huge! I think you could pack in loads of fun into that! They have over 13 interactive exhibits for you and your children to explore. These exhibits range from KidWorks where you can explore through a three-story tree house (count me in!) to The Oasis where you can take a breather, relax, and read a book. Everyday there are special and unique events you won’t want to miss out on, such as Circle Time where you can enjoy an interactive story. Port Discovery hosts field trips and Birthday parties too!
Come visit Port Discovery for a fun inside acitivites as our days become colder!
Click here for more information!
Monday, November 16th, 2015 by Allison Langley
What: National Museum of Dentistry
Where: 31 S. Greene St, Baltimore
When: Open by appointment only
There really is a museum for everything, and luckily for Baltimore there is the National Museum of Dentistry! It is located near the Inner Harbor on the campus of the University of Maryland. There is a deep history in dentistry and this is the place to learn about it! It opened in 1996 and now hosts 40,000 objects including dental instruments, furniture and artwork. One of the coolest bits and pieces the museum has on display is George Washington’s ivory denture! Neat, right? Also check out Queens Victoria’s personal dental tools, and a very cool collection showing the progression of toothbrushes from the 1800’s to 2015.
Admission cost $7 for Adults, $6 for seniors and students with ids. They also host school groups! Call 410-706-0600 to book an appointment/click here to see this very educational and interesting museum!
Monday, November 9th, 2015 by Allison Langley
What: Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum
Where: 216 Emory Street, Baltimore, MD
When: Tues – Sun 10am- 5pm
Take a little walk through history and visit Babe Ruth Birthplace and Sports Legends Museums! It is located right near Oriole Park! Babe Ruth was born in the classic Baltimore row house on February 6, 1895, his grandfather rented it. Originally the city was going to tear it down until it was saved by the mayor’s office and began the development of what it is today. Babe’s family helped to make the exhibits possible. It later became the official museum for the Orioles. It is lovely home that has undergone several restorations, ensuring that it does justice to Babe’s legacy.
The exhibits range from The Ruthian Record, highlighting his records, to Playing The Babe, highlighting his personality and lifestyle.
Admission is $7 for Adults, $5 for seniors and $4 for Children. Stop by and check out a really cool part of history in sports!
Monday, November 2nd, 2015 by Allison Langley
What: Geppi’s Entertainment Museum
Where: 301 W. Camden Street, Baltimore
When: Tues.-Sun. 10am-6pm
Although we love classic museums and gaining a wealth of art history knowledge, how about trying out something different? Take a trip to Geppi’s Entertainment Museum, located right beside Camden Yards. Walk through decades of a different kind of history, pop culture! Revisit your favorite shows or explore some new shows/comics to get hooked on! The museum showcases about 6000 pop culture items that will be sure to give a blast from the past. Look at classic toys anywhere from your favorite superheroes like Superman to your cherished doll, Barbie!
It is open Tuesday thru Sunday 10am – 6pm, ensuring you plenty of time to stop by! For more information about tickets and any other questions click here!
Monday, October 26th, 2015 by Allison Langley
What: Spooky Science
Where: Maryland Science Center
When: October 31, 12pm-4pm
In the spirit of halloween the Maryland Science Center will be hosting a Spooky Science session! OooOoo! They will be offering a variety activities from 12pm-4pm on halloween. Make some ghostly crafts, and witness some spine-chilling chemistry experiments! Get prepared for the evening by carving pumpkins and decorating trick-or-treat bags. This is a great way to combine some neat science lessons with some added halloween fun.
This activity is free with paid admission to the museum! Do not forget to wear your most spooky costume on this halloween afternoon!