Museum Mondays


Museum Mondays: Treekeepers 101

Monday, March 30th, 2015 by Lauren Keyes

Baltimore Tree Trust What: Treekeepers 101: Trees & Baltimore

Where: 2701 E. Oliver St. Baltimore, MD 21213

When: April 18th// 9:00 am- 12:00pm

On April 18th, join the Berea Eastside Neighborhood Association at Treekeepers 101: Trees & Baltimore! The session welcomes all who would like to learn more about nonprofit organizations and agencies who strive to save Baltimore’s urban environment by working with citizens to make our city green. Trees & Baltimore will teach you all about the environmental issues that we face  while our urban forest declines. All the classes and workshops provided by the Baltimore Tree Trust are free and welcome to all, and each offers an opportunity to give back to Charm City! Whether you’re planting trees or spreading awareness about the importance of living green, every extra hand helps! Find out more here!



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Museum Mondays: Baltimore Contemporary Print Fair

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015 by Lauren Keyes

Baltimore Contemporary Print Fair What: Baltimore Contemporary Print Fair

Where: Baltimore Museum of Art

When: March 28th//11:00 am- 6:00 pm and March 29th// 12:00- 6:00 pm

The Baltimore Contemporary Arts Museum and its Print, Drawing, and Photograph Society are bringing to you a showcase of works from some of the country’s most unique and talented contemporary artists for you to admire, enjoy, an be inspired by! (Maybe you’ll even go home with a print of your own!) The exhibit will include limited editions, multi-part portfolios, single prints, and much more, introducing you to a variety of works by known and emerging artists alike. The fair is an opportunity to speak with publishers, printers, and BMA curators about the artwork, the printing process, and other techniques as well! All proceeds from the fair go towards expanding BMA’s contemporary collections! There is a series of events over the course of the fair, all of which will teach you even more about the world of contemporary art. Find out more about the fair and the many special events here!



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Museum Mondays: Chesapeake Region of the Antique Automobile of America

Monday, March 16th, 2015 by Lauren Keyes

Antique Automobiles of AmericaWhat: Chesapeake Region of the Antique Automobile of America

Where: Baltimore Streetcar Museum

When: March 29th// Noon- 4:00 pm

The Chesapeake Region of the Antique Automobile of America is making its annual visit to the Baltimore Streetcar Museum! View some of the Chesapeake Region’s oldest, most beautiful automobiles and streetcars! It isn’t often that you see cars like these driving down Charles St., so don’t miss your chance! Imagine yourself riding around in one of these beautiful cars, and enjoy live music by Jim Curd at the Baltimore Streetcar Museum on March 29th! Learn more here!



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Museum Mondays: The Garden Galaxy, featuring the art of Yulia Hanansen

Monday, March 9th, 2015 by Lauren Keyes

The Garden GalaxyWhat: The Garden Galaxy, featuring the art of Yulia Hanansen

Where: Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens

When: Sunday, March 29th// 4:00-6:00 pm

See flowers like you’ve never seen them before at The Garden Galaxy exhibit! Award-winning artist, Yulia Hanansen portrays botany in its most cosmic form. Hanansen compares fantasy, realism, and natural phenomena through mosaic, and it will surely blow your mind to see how she combines the unfathomable Universe with the flowers from your mother’s garden to make incredible, mosaic masterpieces. After a long, cold Winter here in Charm City, this is just what you’ll need to be reminded that Spring is in bloom! Check out more here!

 



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Museum Monday: The Party & The Pendulum

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 by Lauren Keyes

Maryland Historical Society What: The Party & The Pendulum: A Poe Masquerade

Where: Maryland Historical Society

When: February 28th// 9:00 pm- 1:00 am

Enjoy a night of music, dancing, and poetic remeniscence at the Poe Masquerade! Hosted by the Maryland Historical Society, The Party & The Pendulum: A Poe Masquerade will be a lively celebration of the life and talent of Edgar Allen Poe, one of Baltimore’s many claims to fame. With an open bar, great food, including the Chef’s special, hors d’oeurves, and exhibits of Macabre artifacts open to party-goers, this night will surely be a memorable one! Plus, how often do you get to dress up in fancy ball gowns or tuxedos and sport a mysterious masquerade mask? Learn more about this fantastic event here!

 



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Museum Mondays: Cocoa-ology

Monday, February 16th, 2015 by Lauren Keyes

Cocoa-ology What: Science of Chocolate: Cocoa-ology

Where: Maryland Science Center

When: February, 19th// 7:00-9:00 pm

You had me at, “Chocolate”! And so will the Maryland Science Center on February 19th when chocolatier, Larry McGlinchey, shares his knowledge on our favorite sweet! The presentation, which is for the older audience, features chocolate pairings with wine and liqueurs, as well as some fun, chocolatey science and history! Your mouth will be watering while McGlinchey talks about the many types of chocolates, from truffles to bonbons, in all its creamy deliciousness! Check out more here!



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Museum Mondays: Sowebo/Soweto by Martha Cooper

Monday, February 9th, 2015 by Lauren Keyes

Sowebo/Soweto What: Sowebo/Soweto by Martha Cooper

Where: Gallery 788

When: February 4th- February 28th, 2015

This February, come to Hamden and join Gallery 788 for its exhibit of renowned photographer, Martha Cooper’s, award winning work, Sowebo/ Soweto. The show illustrates Southwest Baltimore (Sowebo) and its connection to Southwest Townships (Soweto) in South Africa through breathtaking photography. In her photos, Cooper expresses the striking similarities between the two areas and the issues that occur there. The gallery will leave surely leave you in awe. Don’t miss your chance to submerge yourself into the two cultures through Cooper’s incredible captures! Find out more here!



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Museum Mondays: The Christmas Story in Art Walk-In Tour

Monday, December 8th, 2014 by Lauren Keyes

CL3680What: The Christmas Story in Art Walk-In Tour

Where: The Walters Art Museum

When: Sunday, December 7th, 2014// 1:00 PM- 2:00 PM

You’ve probably been told The Christmas Story in all sorts of forms, children’s books, pageants, and hilarious movies (thanks, Ralphie), but I bet you’ve never heard it in art form! At the Walter Art Museum, you can go on a tour through galleries of religious art that celebrates the story of Christmas. Renaissance and Baroque paintings tell the story in a beautiful way like you’ve never seen before. Check out more here



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Museums Mondays: Baltimore Clayworks

Monday, November 24th, 2014 by Lauren Keyes

winterfest2 What: Baltimore Clayworks

Where: 5707 Smith Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21209

When: Monday-Friday// 10 AM- 5 PM Sunday// 12- 5PM

Have you ever looked at a piece of artwork and thought to yourself, “How in the world did he do that?” Baltimore Clayworks will have you asking that very question. With exhibits full of ceramic vases, teapots, cups, bowls, and much more, the nonprofit ceramic art center aims to develop and sustain a community that provides programs for those interested in educating, collaborating, and celebrating artwork. If you want to try your hand at this beautiful skill, you can take a class at the ceramic center! You will not be disappointed by this beautiful gallery! Get a sneak-peek of what’s in store for you at Baltimore Clayworks here!



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Museum Mondays: The Visionary Experience- St. Francis to Finster

Monday, November 17th, 2014 by Lauren Keyes

Ingo-Swann-Feminine-Rising What: The Visionary Experience- St. Francis to Finster

Where: American Visionary Art Museum

When: October 4th, 2014- August 30th, 2015

The American Visionary Art Museum is bringing to you its 20th original exhibition, The Visionary Experience: St. Francis to Finster. This exhibition encompasses futuristic and primitive artwork that will leave you in awe. Featuring incredible drawings for future, more environmentally sustainable city plans, a glance into Jimi Hendrix’ spirituality, and illuminating works by various visionary artists, the exhibition expressions a revolutionary style of artwork that will shock, amaze, and inspire you! See more on the website!



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