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Tuesday, January 1, 2019

4-5:30pmBach in Baltimore - A New Year's Day Baroque CelebrationPerforming Arts Ring in 2019 with Bach in Baltimore’s annual New Year’s Day Baroque Celebration. The concert showcases the beloved first-chair instrumentalists of...

Monthly events occurring on this date

Annual Ornament Show & SaleVisual Arts, Miscellaneous Unique and affordable ornaments by regional artists are beautifully hung on trees displayed in the main gallery of the arts building. Back for the 11th year. Some dates coincide with the very...City: Dowell
Annmarie Garden In Lights6:00-9:00pm nightlyVisual Arts, Nature & Outdoor Take a magical tour through the glittering woods. As you stroll, you will be transported to a fantastical place of spectacular lights & amazing "light sculptures." Enjoy music, cafe & ornament show.City: Dowell
Victorian Christmas in BerlinFairs & Festivals Berlin, "The coolest small town in America" celebrates the holidays with a traditional Christmas tree lighting kick-off, caroling, a parade, art stroll carriage rides and a New Year's Eve ball drop...City: Berlin
Teen CoffeeHouse7:30-10:30pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink Inspiring and expressive performances for teens, by teens. Enjoy live music and a relaxed atmosphere. Open to all high schoolers. If you would like to perform, please contact Project Change at info@...City: Sandy Spring
2nd Saturday Contra DanceVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Multicultural, Ongoing, Miscellaneous Baltimore Folk Music Society presents Contras & Squares. You don't need a partner. Workshop at 7:30, Dance from 8-11 with a short break.City: Baltimore
CinderellaVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts This wacky retelling of the beloved fairy tale takes Cinderella on a royal adventure complete with a wisecracking rat, evil stepsisters, and a smitten prince.City: Bethesda
First Fridays at the Elkton Art LoopPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, Food & Drink Enjoy art openings, open mics, entertainment, dance performances, open studios, demonstrations, food specials, wine tastings, and more.City: Elkton
Annual Community Art Show - The Best Local ArtVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Ongoing, Miscellaneous Opening reception: Thur, Nov 29, 5-7pm. Gallery hours: Tues-Fri, 11am-5pm & Sat, 10am-4pm. Please use A&E Parking Deck at 25 Renaissance Way. WCAC is off the 3rd level.City: Hagerstown
New Exhibition - Kent’s Carvers and Clubs - Guides, Gunners and Co-Ops10am - 4pmVisual Arts, History & Heritage, Nature & Outdoor The exhibition shares the stories of Maryland’s Kent County carvers and hunting clubs through a collection of decoys, oral histories, historic photographs, and other artifacts. City: St. Michaels
Sandy Spring Museum Resident Artists Open HouseVaries depending on dayVisual Arts Visit the eleven resident artists working in clay, fiber, metal and enamel. See them at work in their studios the first Saturday of every month.City: Sandy Spring
Spencer Finch - Moon Dust10am-5pmVisual Arts 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. City: Baltimore
Discover Downtown Cumberland3-9pm, music 6-9pmPerforming Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Miscellaneous Every 2nd Saturday presents a different theme for you to shop, dine and explore. Live music plays from 6-9pm on McCoury Stage. Enjoy street performers, art exhibits and extended store hours. Free. City: Cumberland
A Golden Anniversary - Celebrating 50 Years of the Print, Drawing & Photograph Society10am-5pmVisual Arts The BMA’s oldest friends group, the Print, Drawing...City: Baltimore
John Waters - Indecent Exposure10am-5pmVisual Arts This major retrospective organized by the BMA examines John Waters's influential career through more than 160 photographs, sculpture, soundworks, and video he has made since the early 1990s. City: Baltimore
Kuba - Fabric of an Empire10am-5pmVisual Arts This exhibition of dazzling Kuba textiles presented in the BMA’s Cone Collection galleries reveals how a central African kingdom independently developed a form of modernist abstraction in the 20th...City: Baltimore
Subverting Beauty - African Anti-Aesthetics10am-5pmVisual Arts, Multicultural Subverting Beauty features approximately two dozen works from sub-Saharan African’s colonial period (c. 1880–c. 1960) that are accumulative, composite, crude, uncanny, and disproportionate.City: Baltimore
Mark Bradford - Tomorrow Is Another Day10am-5pmVisual Arts This exhibition brings together Mark Bradford's works from Venice and includes a new site-specific installation, a spectacular painterly “waterfall” in the rotunda adjacent to the exhibition...City: Baltimore
Laugh Riot at Positano Live Standup Comedy Saturdays7-10pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink, Ongoing Live Standup Comedy Show on Saturday Nights in Bethesda featuring local Maryland standup comedians. Check website for more information.City: Bethesda
Lizzie Fitch - Ryan Trecartin10am-5pmVisual Arts This exhibition of artist collaborators Lizzie Fitch and Ryan Trecartin is comprised of three movies and two sculptural theaters. Mark Trade (2016) is a one-hour movie exhibited in a sculptural...City: Baltimore
Christmas on the Potomac Featuring ICE!Visual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Miscellaneous Marvel at more than 2 million holiday lights, acres of decorations and holiday activities that will get you in the spirit of the season. ICE! is back with A Charlie Brown Christmas theme and more...City: National Harbor
Japanese Woodblock Prints - The Art of Collaboration10am-5pmVisual Arts Japanese Woodblock Prints showcases more than 40 lively prints dating from the 17th through 19th centuries from the Walters’ collection.City: Baltimore
Children's Art Talk & Tours10:15amVisual Arts Young art lovers can get behind the brushstrokes and into the head and heart of the artists in our current exhibitions. Following the tour, children will create a take-home art project.City: North Bethesda
Jazz Jam on 1st Tuesdays8:30pm-12MPerforming Arts, Food & Drink, Ongoing Jam with Charlie and his trio: All jazz musicians and singers welcome too. Call 410-465-3497 to check for any date cancellations.City: Ellicott City
Recorridos de Arte Para Niños en EspañolVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Multicultural Los niños explorarán nuestra exposición y aprenderán sobre las técnicas e inspiraciones de cada obra de los artistas. Al terminar el recorrido, los niños crearán un proyecto de arte para llevar a la...City: North Bethesda
The Return of the Buddha10am-5pmVisual Arts, History & Heritage This one-object installation focuses on the Walters’ renowned 6th-century lacquer Buddha. This life-size sculpture has awed audiences with its magnificence and remarkable history—it is the earliest...City: Baltimore
Visitas del Curador en EspañolVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Multicultural Dirijido a los adultos, el curador explorará nuestras exposiciones actuales, profundizando sobre la historia, técnicas, e inspiraciones de varios artistas para lograr mayor apreciación de las obras...City: North Bethesda
Curator's Tours at Strathmore - The Mansion1pmVisual Arts Ever wish these walls could talk? Geared towards adults, the curator’s tour explores our current exhibitions, delving into artists’ techniques, inspiration, and history to enhance your appreciation...City: North Bethesda
Exhibition Opening Receptions at StrathmoreVaries depending on dayVisual Arts Join artists and art-lovers at opening receptions. Free, no reservations required. Exhibitions: Dia de Muertos (Sept 6); Montgomery County Plein Air Artists; Fine Art Miniature, Nick Eisele (Nov. 18...City: North Bethesda
OVERLOOKED by Inna AlesinaVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Nature & Outdoor Designer Inna Alesina explores biomimicry in reverse. How could branding be used to convince humans of nature's importance and usefulness?City: Stevenson
Monday Night English Country Dance8-10:30pmPerforming Arts, Multicultural, Ongoing English Country Dancing is joyous, lively movement to elegant music in a friendly, informal setting. The figures are simple, and each dance is taught and walked through. New dancers are always...City: Baltimore
Wednesday Night Contra & Squares8-10:30pmPerforming Arts, Ongoing, Miscellaneous The Baltimore Folk Music Society presents...dance. All dances are taught and walked through beforehand. Music and dance styles include New England, Southern Appalachian, and Celtic styles....City: Baltimore
Holiday Events In Annapolis12N-9pmVisual Arts, Ongoing, Miscellaneous Annapolis is a great place to spend time with family soaking in the holiday spirit. Here's a list of holiday events to help plan your excursion. http://www.visitannapolis.org/events/annual/holiday-...City: Annapolis
Wake Up, Brother Bear!Varies depending on dayPerforming Arts This audience-favorite show is back from hibernation! Join Brother and Sister Bear as they experience a full year of seasons. See a waterfall melt, meet a butterfly, chase an slippery fish, and ice...City: Bethesda
Parenting: An Art without a ManualVisual Arts Examining through art, humor, historic text, and first-hand testimony, the good, the bad, the horrific, and the sublime of parenting possibilities.City: Baltimore
Divine Love and Human Destiny: Works of Judeo-Christian ArtVaries depending on dayVisual Arts Artists' Emporium presents Divine Love and Human Destiny, a show featuring local and regional artists' interpretations of Judeo-Christian iconography. City: Havre de Grace
Garden of Lights at Brookside GardensVaries depending on dayNature & Outdoor, Miscellaneous Step into a magical winter wonderland illuminated with more than one million dazzling colorful lights shaped into hand-crafted, original art forms of flowers, animals and other natural elements.City: Wheaton
Sandy Spring Museum Bluegrass Jam3-5pmPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, Ongoing Bring your stringed instrument and join a bluegrass jam at the museum. Whether you are a relative newbie to jamming or a seasoned musician, you will enjoy the camaraderie as we share favorite songs...City: Sandy Spring
WondeRoom Create Date12N-4pmVisual Arts, Multicultural, Ongoing, Miscellaneous The WondeRoom is a dedicated space filled with experiential, hands-on, family-friendly activities that inspire creativity through design based problem solving. Designed for children to participate...City: Sandy Spring
Annual Community Art Show: The Best Local Art of the YearVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Ongoing, Miscellaneous Opening Reception is Thurs., Nov. 29, 2018 from 5-7pm. The show continues thru Jan. 8, 2019. Please use the A&E Parking Deck located at 25 Renaissance Way.City: Hagerstown
Empty Bowl Project: Bowl Making at the Art League of Ocean CityVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Food & Drink, Ongoing Join the Art League of Ocean City to help end hunger. Here’s how you can help: join us to create a bowl for a $25 donation as part of the Empty Bowl Project. Proceeds benefit Diakonia and the Art...City: Ocean City
Lights on the Bay - Sandy Point State Park5-10pmVisual Arts, Nature & Outdoor, Miscellaneous Don't miss this spectacular drive-through holiday lights show beside the Chesapeake Bay. The event features dozens of animated...City: Annapolis