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Thursday, June 4, 2020

Locus amoenus, Locus terribilis & Safe House VIRTUAL ExhibitionVisual Arts Maryland Art Place (MAP) is pleased to be partnering with the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA’s) Curatorial Practices Program this spring...
12N-1pmVirtual Program: Quarantine Fashion: A Love Letter to Baltimore VintageVisual Arts Fashion Historian Alexandra Deutsch will discuss the phenomenon of fashion in quarantine. Her illustrated chat will explore how people are connecting...

Monthly events occurring on this date

Dinner Under the Stars6-10pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink, Nature & Outdoor Wednesday evenings on West Street in Annapolis, the streets are filled with cafe tables, light music and dancing reminiscent of the open air cafes in Paris and piazzas of Rome...City: Annapolis
National Music FestivalPerforming Arts Two Weeks of Orchestral Concerts - soloists, chamber, full orchestra - plus hundreds of open free rehearsals. Affordable, adventurous performances. Reservations recommended.City: Chestertown
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
Jazz Jam on 1st TuesdaysPerforming 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
The Maryland Corn MazeVaries depending on dayFairs & Festivals, Food & Drink, Nature & Outdoor Get lost in an eight acre Corn Maze then stay...City: Gambrills
Adorned: African Women and the Art of Identity for the Year of the Woman10am-5pmVisual Arts, Celebrating Women, Multicultural This exhibition brings together two dozen works from the BMA’s collection to demonstrate the critical role of women in shaping and maintaining social identities across 20th-century Africa.City: Baltimore
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 exhibition features approximately 20 works from the BMA’s collection. Check schedule...City: Baltimore
Free Form: 20th-Century Studio Craft10am-5pmVisual Arts, Celebrating Women This exhibition presents a selection of embroidery, ceramics, and jewelry by innovative American artists who shifted away from the functional aspect of craft towards an avant-garde engagement with...City: Baltimore
Mickalene Thomas: A Moment's Pleasure10am-5pmVisual Arts, Celebrating Women The BMA’s commission is the artist’s most ambitious project to date, completely transforming the museum’s two-floor East Lobby and second-floor terrace into a living room for Baltimore.City: Baltimore
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
Spectrum of Fashion: Celebrating Maryland’s StyleVaries depending on dayVisual Arts, History & Heritage This is a visually stunning installation highlighting the extraordinary breadth of the Maryland Historical Society’s costume collection across four centuries featuring nearly 100 examples of women’s...City: Baltimore
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
Adorned: African Women and the Art of Identity10am-5pmVisual Arts, Celebrating Women, Multicultural This exhibition brings together two dozen works from the BMA’s collection to demonstrate the critical role of women in shaping and maintaining social identities across 20th-century Africa. Check...City: Baltimore
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
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
StraightVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts, Multicultural, Miscellaneous In a contemporary society that often insists you can only be one or the other — Ben likes beer, sports, Emily — and Chris. A provocative, intricate and compelling comic drama, Straight takes us on an...City: Baltimore
Open Modern Dance Classes in St. Michaels10:30am-12NPerforming Arts, Ongoing, Miscellaneous Continuum Dance will offer monthly open modern dance classes in collaboration with the Perkins Family YMCA on the second Saturday of each month. These classes are a great opportunity for individuals...City: St. Michaels
The Secret Life of Earth: Alive! Awake! (and Possibly Really Angry!)10am-5pmVisual Arts, Nature & Outdoor, Ongoing Earthlings - climate change skeptics, the world's leading eco-scientists...City: Baltimore
Murder Myster Dinner - Frederick6-9pmPerforming Arts, Food & Drink Dutch's Daughter Restaurant and Whodunnit for Hire have teamed up to bring you CLUE the murder mystery based on the board game.City: Frederick
The Hutzler's Experience: How a Small Dry Goods Store Became a Maryland InstitutionVaries depending on dayHistory & Heritage The exhibition recalls what was an all-day experience for customers when they visited Hutzler’s, displaying products, behind-the scenes video, ephemera, employee uniforms...City: Baltimore
Candice Breitz: Too Long, Didn't Read10am-5pmVisual Arts, Celebrating Women Exhibition features two powerful multichannel video installations by acclaimed South African-born artist Candice Breitz that reflect on privilege, visibility, and shrinking attention spans in an...City: Baltimore
Ellen Lesperance: Velvet Fist10am-5pmVisual Arts, Celebrating Women Seven paintings from American artist Ellen Lesperance’s ongoing Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp series are presented with her Congratulations and Celebrations participatory project.City: Baltimore
Free First Thursday and Highlights Tour10am-5pmVisual Arts, History & Heritage Enjoy free museum admission and a highlights tour at 11am every first Thursday of the month. For groups of 10 or more, call to book the tour (410-685-3750).City: Baltimore
A Perfect Power: Motherhood and African Art10am-5pmVisual Arts, Celebrating Women, Multicultural Nearly 40 objects from public and private collections range from monumental headdresses of elderly mothers to sculptures representing mythic female ancestors to demonstrate the cultural significance...City: Baltimore
Jo Smail: Flying with Remnant Wings10am-5pmVisual Arts, Celebrating Women Using a poignant language of charged colors and abstract forms, South African-born, Baltimore-based artist Jo Smail conveys the strangeness, vulnerability, and complicated beauty of contemporary life.City: Baltimore
Katharina Grosse: Is It You?10am-5pmVisual Arts, Celebrating Women German artist Katharina Grosse’s exuberant large-scale, in-situ paintings explore the countless ways of how and where a painted image can appear in our lives.City: Baltimore
SHAN Wallace: 41010am-5pmVisual Arts, Celebrating Women Baltimore-born artist SHAN Wallace’s exhibition is, in the photographer’s words, a love letter to the beauty, complexity, and resilience of her hometown.City: Baltimore
Awake and SingVaries depending on dayPerforming Arts In a crowded Bronx apartment, three generations of the working-class Berger family struggle against the odds during the Great Depression to make ends meet while keeping their dreams for tomorrow...City: Baltimore
The Berlin Farmer's Market9am-1pmFood & Drink, Nature & Outdoor Take advantage of local fresh produce, baked goods, jams, jellies, art and more at our weekly Farmer's Market.City: Berlin
Shinique Smith: Grace Stands Beside10am-5pmVisual Arts, Celebrating Women, Multicultural Taking the form of a deity-like figure, Shinique Smith’s newest sculpture, Grace stands beside, is a monument to Grace. Smith created the sculpture with Baltimore residents’ donated fabric and...City: Baltimore
Big LovePerforming Arts Fifty Greek maidens flee across the sea to Italy and claim refugee status to escape fifty arranged marriages; fifty Grecian men follow in pursuit.City: Bethesda
She: An Expression of Womanhood10am-5pmVisual Arts, Celebrating Women More than 90 works by 70 artists from Maryland and across the nation. The exhibit contains compelling stories and images of the joys, sorrows, and complexities of womanhood. Check website to confirm...City: Solomons
Bloom & Grow: Brilliant BotanicalsVisual Arts Bloom & Grow is a lush, colorful, and wide-ranging celebration of floral and botanical art. All media welcome; small to large-scale works; indoor and outdoor works; cash awards will be presented....City: Solomons
NOW ONLINE! Creative Writing Workshops Strathmore Mansion7pmLiterary 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
She: An Expression of Womanhood - VIRTUAL TOUR10am-5pmVisual Arts, Celebrating Women More than 90 works by 70 artists from Maryland and across the nation. The exhibit contains compelling stories and images of the joys, sorrows, and complexities of womanhood. Check website to confirm...City: Solomons
GCTV presents! Weekly LIVE virtual performances!7:30-9:30pmPerforming Arts Join us each Wednesday night at 7:30pm for a LIVE performance! (Length of performance will vary each week). All performances are family friendly unless otherwise indicated. GCTV will continue until...City: Chestertown
BSO Offstage - Virtually YoursPerforming Arts Although we are not able to perform for you in-person right now, we continue to share music through BSO Offstage. Visit https://www.BSOmusic.org/OffStage for quality content including past...City: Baltimore
Bloom & Grow: Brilliant Botanicals - VIRTUAL & In Person When AppropriateVisual Arts Bloom & Grow is a lush, colorful, and wide-ranging celebration of floral and botanical art. All media welcome; small to large-scale works; indoor and outdoor works; cash awards will be presented....City: Solomons
Gaithersburg Book Festival VIRTUALFairs & Festivals, Literary Arts, Multicultural Annual celebration of great books and great writing, featuring more than 100 award-winning and best-selling authors. 11th year. Please check the schedule for surprise extras!City: Gaithersburg
Asia North 2020: Tradition-Memory-Transformation11amVisual Arts, History & Heritage, Multicultural In this online exhibition, twenty-five regional Asian and Asian American artists express, illustrate, and address the fusion of cultures, drawing from traditional art forms, memories of homeland, and...City: Baltimore
Baltimore Jewish Film Festival - VIRTUALVisual Arts, History & Heritage, Multicultural The BJFF is now VIRTUAL! Join us online May 16-June 10 for this diverse selection of dynamic, inspiring and meaningful films from around the world, examining Jewish history, heritage, and culture....City: Owings Mills
Art & Mindfulness - VIRTUALLY7-8:15pmVisual Arts JOIN US to connect, create and de-stress during COVID-19. This class for adults is designed to engage both mind and body through artistic expression using art supplies commonly found around the house.City: Silver Spring
Virtual Art Camp9am-2:30pmVisual Arts Stay in this summer while staying creative with VIRTUAL ART CAMP! Led by CREATE’s talented teaching artists, campers will work on both single-day and multi-day projects to create 2-D and 3-D artworks...City: Silver Spring
One for the Books: Online Exhibit & Virtual Art Workshops for Hereford LibraryVisual Arts, Literary Arts We invite you to "browse the catalog” of Make Studio artists’ selection of artworks for Hereford, inspired by literature and/or with an imaginative literary bent.City: Baltimore
The Gift of Living Well: Online Exhibit of Works & Words by Gloria Garrett and Tyrone WeedonVisual Arts Baltimore natives Gloria Garrett and Tyrone Weedon celebrate life through art. They treat their subjects – as well as all of us who view their art – with tenderness.City: Baltimore
Candice Breitz: Too Long, Didn't Read ONLINE12M-12MVisual Arts, Celebrating Women For over two decades, Candice Breitz (born Johannesburg, South Africa 1972) has joined video, portraiture, and popular culture to question the stories we listen to as we make sense of a society rife...City: Baltimore
Locus amoenus, Locus terribilis & Safe House VIRTUAL ExhibitionVisual Arts Maryland Art Place (MAP) is pleased to be partnering with the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA’s) Curatorial Practices Program this spring. MAP will be hosting two exhibitions simultaneously...City: Baltimore
BSO Pulse Rewind - Over WTMD Airwaves7pmPerforming Arts Enjoy BSO Pulse concerts broadcast over the next six weeks on Wednesdays at 7pm on air or at WTMD.org/radio.City: Baltimore
Strawberry Non-Festival (Drive-Through Pick-Up June 6 with Pre-Order!)Varies depending on dayPerforming Arts, Fairs & Festivals, Food & Drink, History & Heritage Though we are hopeful we will be able to hold this family-favorite later this year, the reality is we just are not sure what the future holds. So follow along on social media for a trip down memory...City: Sandy Spring
The Secret Life of Earth: Alive! Awake! (and Possibly Really Angry!) VIRTUALLY10am-5pmVisual Arts, Nature & Outdoor, Ongoing Earthlings - climate change skeptics, eco-scientists...City: Baltimore