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ADVANCING THE ARTS ACROSS MARYLAND

Workshops

Workshops

Drop in all day for demonstrations and workshops in piñata making, Cambodian crown making, Baltimore’s Globe poster printing, basket weaving, blacksmithing, duck decoy carving, and Chesapeake skipjack restoration.

Storytelling with Mama Linda Goss 

Upstairs Classroom – ALL AGES

Expand your imagination and storytelling skills with Mama Linda Goss, co-founder of the National Association of Black Storytellers.

 

 

 

 

Screen painting with The Painted Screen Society of Baltimore

Upstairs Classroom – AGES 8 & UP

The painted screens are arguably one of the most recognizable living traditions in Baltimore. During two workshops, learn how to paint your own screen!

 

 

 

 

Piñata Decorating 

Outside with Artesanas Mexicanas

Learn to make your own piñata! In southeast Baltimore, the Latino community uses piñatas to celebrate Christmas, New Year’s, Children’s Day, and Mother’s Day. You will also have the chance to compete in a series of marbles tournaments, guided by expert champions of the Cumberland Marbles Team (Allegany County). Cumberland boasts a city tournament dating back nearly a century, public marbles rings, and a strong presence in regional schools, where the tradition is still taught.

 

 

Dance Lesson with Urban Artistry

Marquee Lounge – ALL AGES

Learn body movements and dance steps directly from master dancers from Urban Artistry.

 

 

 

 

 

Ken and Brad Kolodner

Marquee Lounge – ALL AGES

Ken and Brad Kolodner open and close the Marquee Lounge with their innovative take on Appalachian mountain music. Join the father-and-son team for songs and stories in the early afternoon, and for an open jam later on. For the jam, all are welcome to bring their instruments and join in!

 

 

 

Poetry Slam! Youth Team vs. Adult Team

Marquee Lounge – AGES 10 & UP

Hosted by Slangston Hughes of the Baltimore City Youth Poetry Team and Dew More Baltimore, young competitors will go up against their coaches in a series of tense poetry and spoken word battles!

 

 

 

Cambodian jewelry-making with the Asian Arts and Culture Center (Towson University)

Upstairs Classroom – AGES 8 & UP

Join the team from the Asian Arts and Culture Center for Cambodian jewelry-making workshops.

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