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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

7:30-9:30pmPeabody Modern OrchestraPerforming Arts Under the direction of Harlan D. Parker, the Peabody Modern Orchestra will perform works by Torke, Podgursky, and Dzubay.
8pmEric GalesPerforming Arts Eric Gales returns with his brand new album The Bookends on Provogue/Mascot Label Group and it features collaborations with B. Slade, Doyle Bramhall...
6:30-8:30pmIntroduction to One Stroke Painting: Indian CornVisual Arts Using the simple and easy One Stroke technique, learn how to paint an Indian corn design for your Thanksgiving decorations. All skill levels are...
7:30-9:30pmMaryland Winds - British MastersPerforming Arts Hop across the pond and join your mates for selections by Holst, Sparke, Hesketh, Gorb, Arnold, and others. Pints and darts not included! Featuring...

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: Solomons
Behind the Scenes MAC Lab Tours1-2pmHistory & Heritage, Miscellaneous Enjoy a free behind the scenes tour of the Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory (MAC Lab), a state-of-the-art facility that houses over eight million artifacts, including collections from...City: St. Leonard
Bobby McKey's Kids' Day12N-2:30pmPerforming Arts, Ongoing, Miscellaneous Parents, looking for an afternoon activity that is fun for the entire family? A place where kids are actually encouraged to wiggle in their seats and get up and move? It is never too early to...City: National Harbor
Chestertown First Friday5-8pmVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Food & Drink First Friday is a free event sponsored by Chestertown's downtown merchants, community organizations, and art galleries along Park Row, High Street, Cross Street, and Cannon Street.City: Chestertown
Arts & The Brain7pmPerforming Arts Strathmore’s Arts and the Brain lecture series engages teachers, scholars, and artists working at the intersection of arts and health to present innovative, practical strategies for harnessing the...City: North Bethesda
Artists In Action - Cecil County Arts CouncilVisual Arts The Cecil County Arts Council invites you to bring your supplies and set up in the gallery on Wednesdays. Work alongside other artists in an open studio setting.City: Elkton
Holiday Gift Show and Art Exhibition - RiverArtsVisual Arts The Annual RiverArts Show features works for sale by members of the RiverArts community inspired by the holiday season. The perfect stop on your holiday shopping to see art reflecting the time of...City: Chestertown
2nd Saturday Contra Dance8-11pmPerforming Arts, Multicultural, Ongoing, Miscellaneous Baltimore Folk Music Society presents Contras & Squares. You don't need a partner. Attend a workshop at 7:30pm. The Dance is from 8-11pm with a short break.City: Baltimore
Creative Outlet3-5pmVisual Arts, Multicultural First Saturday of each month you can expand young people's appreciation of the arts and diverse cultures. Each session allows young people and their families to engage in art activities that focus on...City: Frederick
Carillon Recitals12:30-1pmPerforming Arts, History & Heritage Monthly on 1st, 2nd and 3rd Sundays, city Carillonneur John Widmann plays the 49-bell carillon mechanically using both hands and feet. Relax on the lawn of Baker Park and let the music soothe your...City: Frederick
Open Mic Night at the Garfield Center for the Arts7:30-10pmPerforming Arts Play music on your own or with a band, read some poetry, do a stand-up routine. The options are limitless. E-mail Ford Schumann at fordo1@aol.com to sign up, or for more information. Free to attend...City: Chestertown
Lunchlines Poetry GroupPerforming Arts, Literary Arts The "Lunchlines" poetry group, meets every 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month. Stop by to listen or join the fun. Bring your lunch and enjoy the merry, often comical, clever wordsmiths.City: Rising Sun
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
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
Christmas on the Potomac Featuring ICE!Visual Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Miscellaneous Must-see holiday attraction, ICE! features Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Marvel at more than 2 million holiday lights, acres of decorations and holiday activities that will get you in...City: National Harbor
Beyond Needleart Exhibit11am-4pmVisual Arts, History & Heritage Now in its fourth year, Beyond Needleart displays all kinds of fiber art by local artists.City: Laurel
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
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
Benita Keller: Through Rose-Colored GlassesVisual Arts Photography Exhibit: Benita Keller: Through Rose-Colored Glasses October 31 through December 3. Opening Reception: Thursday, 11/7 5-7pm. Artist Talk: 11/23 2-4pm. Gallery hours: Tuesdays - Fridays,...City: Hagerstown
By Their Creative Force: American Women Modernists10am-5pmVisual Arts, Celebrating Women Acknowledging and celebrating the contributions of women artists to the development of American modernism, this focus exhibition features approximately 20 works from the BMA’s collection.City: Baltimore
Chestertown Second SaturdayVaries depending on dayFairs & Festivals Live music, amazing food and drink, and fun for everyone. Join us in downtown Chestertown for Second Saturdays, sponsored by Bad Alfred's Distilling. This event is held rain or shine. Guests of all...City: Chestertown
Club 1727: An Open Musical Theater Improv Comedy Workshop7-9pmPerforming Arts What is it like to be a Broadway star? Find out tonight at Club 1727: A Musical Improv Jam. You'll learn how to make up musical theatre lyrics on the spot. You'll get all of the instruction you...City: Baltimore
CreativitY, with a capital WHY?Visual Arts An exhibit of creative people at work captured in action by professional photographer Larry Marc Levine.City: Sandy Spring
Every Day: Selections from the Collection10am-5pmVisual Arts, Multicultural Every Day: Selections from the Collection is the BMA’s first reinstallation of its contemporary collection centered on black artistic imagination. Nearly 50 works of painting, sculpture, video,...City: Baltimore
Exhibition: On Land and On Sea: A Century of Women in the Rosenfeld CollectionVisual Arts, History & Heritage, Nature & Outdoor The exhibition features the work of Morris and Stanley Rosenfeld who created the world’s largest and most significant collection of maritime photography with more than one million images that are...City: St. Michaels
Exhibition: Reclaimed Creations11am-4pmVisual Arts Enter a wonderland of airy horses, birds, and sea creatures appearing to fly, swim, run and swirl. Sayaka Kajita Ganz creates sculptures from reclaimed plastic objects, arranging the fragments of...City: Towson
Face-off Brawl: Comedy Competition10-11pmPerforming Arts, Multicultural This underground comedy battle pits two teams against each other in long-form improv Krav Maga where ANY MEANS NECESSARY will win over the audience, the refs, and ultimately the battle. It'll be...City: Baltimore
Family Day Dueling Piano Show at Bobby McKey's12N-2:30pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink, Miscellaneous Looking for a place that is fun for the entire family? A place where kids are actually encouraged to wiggle in their seats and get up and move? Introduce your child to an appreciation for live music...City: National Harbor
Farmers/Arts & Crafts/Antiques/Flea Market at 1812 Brewery10am-3pmFairs & Festivals, Food & Drink, Ongoing 1812 Brewery's Farmer's/Arts...City: Cumberland
Figure Drawing at Cecil County Arts Council10am-12NVisual Arts Join the figure drawing group every week on the the 2nd floor of the gallery. All skills are welcome, must be 18 years to attend. Bring your art supplies. Tables and chairs are provided, easels...City: Elkton
First Friday Arts on the River5-8pmPerforming Arts, Visual Arts Stroll the streets of this beautiful small town and visit the restaurants, art galleries and small shops. Enjoy special offers, light refreshments, wine tastings, the sounds of local musicians,...City: Snow Hill
Generations: A History of Black Abstract Art10am-5pmVisual Arts, Multicultural The exhibition offers a sweeping new perspective on the contributions black artists have made to the evolution of visual art from the 1940s to the present moment.City: Baltimore
Hitching Their Dreams to Untamed Stars: Joyce J. Scott & Elizabeth Talford Scott10am-5pmVisual Arts, Celebrating Women MacArthur award-winning artist and Baltimore icon Joyce J. Scott’s earliest art lessons were at the knee of her mother, the renowned fiber artist Elizabeth Talford Scott.City: Baltimore
Hometown Girl: Contemporary Quilts of Mimi DietrichVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Celebrating Women, History & Heritage This exhibition features one-of-a-kind appliqué quilts created by Baltimore-native Mimi Dietrich. The exhibition is on view through March 2020. The MdHS museum is open Wednesday-Saturday, 10am-5pm,...City: Baltimore
Paul Henderson: Photographs from the Civil Rights Era10am-7pmVisual Arts, History & Heritage, Multicultural The Goucher College Library welcomes this Maryland Historical Society traveling exhibition. Paul Henderson was a photojournalist and the Baltimore Afro-American’s first photographer, who captured...City: Baltimore
Portrait Study at Cecil County Arts Council1:30-3:30pmVisual Arts Portrait study takes place on the 2nd floor of the arts council every Friday. Enhance your skills with a live model each week. Bring your art supplies. Tables and chairs provided, easels are...City: Elkton
Prince George’s County Juried Exhibition: Reflections of Self10am-5pmVisual Arts Throughout time, artists have been skilled practitioners of self-reflection and introspection. This year’s county-juried exhibition highlights the variety of ideas that artists use to create...City: Laurel
Reflections: A Brief History of Looking at OurselvesVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, History & Heritage “Reflections: A Brief History of Looking at Ourselves” is a new photography exhibition exploring themes of identity and place that are at the cornerstone of human experience and widely examined in...City: Baltimore
Resident Artist Open House10am-2pmVisual Arts Stop by on the first Saturday of any month to meet the museum's resident artists, see them at work, and learn more about their craft. You may want to purchase a one-of-a-kind gift for yourself or a...City: Sandy Spring
Sahomi Naka10am-5pmVisual Arts Sahomi Naka is a printmaker who mixes new and traditional techniques to create a safe and healthy printmaking process. Naka allows the materials to help her create the image as she captures fleeting...City: Laurel
Spectrum of Fashion: Celebrating Maryland’s StyleVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, History & Heritage This exhibition is a visually stunning installation highlighting the extraordinary breadth of the Maryland Historical Society’s costume collection across four centuries and features nearly 100...City: Baltimore
Teen Beats ShowVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Food & Drink, Miscellaneous No fun if you're under 21? Not anymore! Here is a place where teens can hang, enjoy a meal, and listen to their favorite songs performed live.City: National Harbor
Teen Takeover, Dueling Piano Show3:30-6pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink No fun if you're under 21? Not anymore. A fantastic all request dueling piano show geared just for teens. All request live music paired with a lunch buffet and fountain drinks, this show can't be...City: National Harbor
Times of Perception ExhibitionVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Multicultural A multimedia exhibition that reflects on the experience of Japanese internment, the Muslim Ban, and the treatment of Muslims after the War on Terror.City: Owings Mills
Tinam Valk10am-5pmVisual Arts With subdued colors and layers of texture, Tinam Valk explores land and seascapes. The mixed media paintings depict ambivalent situations that take the viewer on an emotional journey.City: Laurel
Seeing the Invisible: INFRARED Photography Exhibition - Walter CalahanVaries depending on dayVisual Arts Stevenson University is proud to feature the infrared photography of Walter Calahan, Art...City: Stevenson
Happy Hour with Plan B Comedy Show7-8pmPerforming Arts, Multicultural Every Friday at 7pm, kick back with Baltimore Improv Group’s longest-running team Plan B, for a special Happy Hour show. This team plays short form (Whose Line is it Anyway?-style).They’ll delight...City: Baltimore
The Peeps Show: Storytelling with Women in Art & Improv Comedy8:30-9:30pmPerforming Arts, Visual Arts, Celebrating Women See powerhouse women and gender minority performers in a storytelling...City: Baltimore
Legendary Fertility Statues Arrive in Ocean City!9am-10pmVisual Arts, History & Heritage, Multicultural The Most Popular Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Touring Exhibit begins a limited engagement on Ocean City's Boardwalk. This exhibit is so popular, we recommend that you contact us before making your...City: Ocean City
Annmarie Ornament Show & SaleVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Miscellaneous Looking for a unique gift made with love? The Annmarie Ornament Show...City: Solomons
Gerald Snelson: Art and Craft of the Puppet11am-5pmVisual Arts After spending decades crafting and building puppets, what’s most important to Dr. Gerald Snelson is sharing them. Come explore the art and craft of the puppet, from the mechanical to the magical.City: Cumberland
Penny Knobel-Besa: Metamorphosis11am-5pmVisual Arts Typically, Knobel-Besa's fine art photography has been uncropped and shown exactly as taken, but in her new series, she experiments with the digital side, using techniques such as blur and reflection...City: Cumberland
BIG Time: Interview & Improv Comedy Show8-9pmPerforming Arts "Best Improv Show" - Best of Baltimore magazine. See an improv show where we interview and comedically revere some of Baltimore's most important movers and shakers..City: Baltimore
Music At The WineryVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Food & Drink Linganore Winecellars presents Music At The Winery on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through November. Come out to the winery, relax, and enjoy the atmosphere, and sounds from our featured artists...City: Mount Airy
Art For the Holidays Artists' Gallery All Member ShowVaries depending on dayVisual Arts “Art For the Holidays,” Artists' Gallery's all member show, features over 25 artists working in a varied of mediums. The show runs November 5 through January 12. A free reception will be held...City: Ellicott City
Artists in Fiction3pm, 7pmVisual Arts, Literary Arts Explore the fictions of your favorite artists, turning the pages of both popular and lesser-known novels, then join fellow readers and art enthusiasts one Wednesday a month to discuss forgotten...City: North Bethesda
Christmas in the Woods Craft ShowVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, Fairs & Festivals Get yourself in the holiday spirit by visiting Christmas in the Woods craft show. It's not just all about Christmas. There are Maryland themed items, sports photos, home decor, decorated trees,...City: Bel Air
Creative Writing Workshops Strathmore Mansion7pmPerforming Arts Bring a pen, a notebook, and an open mind! Whether you’re just starting out or have been writing for years, you are welcome; no experience is required.City: North Bethesda
DISTRICT Arts Presents "FUSION"Varies depending on dayVisual Arts “FUSION,” is a juried artist exhibition that illustrates the joining of two or more “things." The works of 20 artists will be featured reflecting a variety of media and styles. The exhibit runs from...City: Frederick
Class Clowns - an Improv Comedy Showcase7-7:30pmPerforming Arts What happens when the teachers encourage the class clowns? Class pandemonium! Or a very funny live comedy show! Every Sunday, four of Baltimore's up-and-coming improv students take the stage...City: Baltimore
Family Workshop: Mint Tin Creature Beds11am-2pmVisual Arts, Miscellaneous Create the perfect hibernation hideaway for your favorite small stuffed animal! We'll be decorating metal mint tins and turning them into a cozy little creature bed.City: Hagerstown
New Media: Poetry in MotionVaries depending on dayVisual Arts An exhibit that transforms the gallery into a screening room to showcase recent video works by Vin Grabill, Brandon Morse, and Joon Sung. These artists experiment with time-based media to create...City: Ellicott City
A Christmas Carol, the MusicalVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts 2nd Star Productions in Bowie, MD presents this holiday classic, reimagined by Alan Menken and Lynn Ahrens.City: Bowie
Free Admission Weekend for Generations: A History of Black Abstract Art10am-5pmVisual Arts, Multicultural All tickets for Generations: A History of Black Abstract Art are free for two weekends -- October 26-27 and November 23-24 -- thanks to generous sponsorship from Bank of America.City: Baltimore
Annapolis Arts Alliance Fall Pop Up10am-6pmVisual Arts Members of the Annapolis Arts Alliance have come together to show off their best work once again in another Pop Up. There are many unique gift ideas for the early holiday shopper, or if you are...City: Annapolis