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The energy created in the space between her body and the audience is always charged

During the performance at The Shed, her breath inflated and deflated white balloons, one after another, while her body remained mostly covered by the earth.

The Baltimore Museum of Art received three major gifts in support of diversity and equity initiatives

The BMA announces major gifts from Eileen Harris Norton, The Rouse Company Foundation and Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Legum

Baltimore news updates from independent & regional media

Baltimore news from the Baltimore Brew, Technical.ly Baltimore, Fishbowl, Maryland Matters, and more

The best weekly art openings, events, and calls for entry happening in Baltimore and surrounding areas.

Stay home, stay healthy, stay engaged in the arts.

Building an archive of everyday Black life and culture

A conversation with conceptual artist and photographer Larry Cook and gallery owner/director Myrtis Bedolla

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This exhibit of African ritual objects explores gender fluidity through the creative force of the mother

This exhibition proves that gender is not a universally held construct.

A New Novel Explores the Battles that Play Out in Every Artist’s Head While Deliciously Skewering the Art World

Barbara Bourland's novel about a young female artist earnestly making paintings in NYC in the early ‘90s captures all of the magical pain of being an artist

Edgar Reyes: Fragments at VisArts

As his family’s own historian, Reyes seems invested in keeping and sharing their stories with great care in a multifaceted way.

The scholarship, writing, art, and curatorial practice of lifelong friends Leslie King Hammond and Lowery Stokes Sims

For almost fifty years, the scholarship and curatorial endeavors of Leslie King Hammond and Lowery Stokes Sims have built a legacy of excellence and diversity at museums and colleges

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Litscope: Aquarius & Design With Love

Aquarian egalitarianism and designing public spaces

The News: The Inspector General's Report on Mosby, Cash Assistance Coming, Baltimore Captured on Film

Baltimore news updates from independent & regional media

Valentine’s Gifts Made in Baltimore for the In-Love, Out of Love, and In Between

No matter your relationship status, the perfect Valentine’s Day gifts that support local creative businesses

Structural Flaws: Kim Rice's "Inheritance" Visualizes Legacies of White Supremacy

A White Artist Examines A Personal and Collective Legacy of White Privilege

The Internet Is Exploding: 10 Must-Read Articles This Week 2/14

Grief, inheritance, stories of slavery from those who survived it, a crisis in Classics, the children of QAnon believers, and more

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A White Artist Examines A Personal and Collective Legacy of White Privilege

This artwork skips the fraught emotionality of white people’s coming into consciousness about the constructs of race and the iterations of racism, and instead leads the viewer straight into an intellectual headspace.

Baltimore painter Jerrell Gibbs on the myth of failure, the art scene's evolution, the seduction of paint and more

Gibbs' obsession with the topic of painting sits so close to the surface, he is absolutely gleeful to get into it.

Fashion designers Earle Bannister, Ella Pritsker, Stephen Wise, and Natalie Karyl

The lesson from these designers is that by dressing to please ourselves, we will naturally feel powerful.

Advice from an iconic Baltimore papercutter on managing a creative business, collaboration, promotion, and more

What Annie Howe has learned from almost fifteen years as a freelance paper artist and illustrator.

The Baltimore Arts & Culture Guide

Search: Museums, Galleries, Performance, Film, Organizations & Advocacy, Literary Organizations, Media, Bookshops, Maker, Mixed Use & Studios, Education, Grants & Awards, Residencies, Artist Housing, and Supplies. This guide is for Baltimore area artists, makers, creatives, and anyone who wants to get involved in the arts in the region.

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Baltimore painter Jerrell Gibbs on the myth of failure, the art scene's evolution, the seduction of paint and more

Gibbs' obsession with the topic of painting sits so close to the surface, he is absolutely gleeful to get into it.

The visual journalist and arts administrator highlighting creatives of color and forging communities

“I’m just going to trust my hand to do what it wants to do while I’m having this conversation and not have to go back with a fine-tooth comb to make it perfect.”

Laurie plays with borders and fences, flat spaces and wide-open ones that look like anywhere and nowhere at once

"I try to stress that all the real work in art-making is in the practice and the learning from those little failures along the way."

Ito's work tells how people were affected by nuclear warfare, and how we could be affected again

Born in Tokyo and based in Baltimore, Ito understands himself as a collection of opposites and pursues both sides of those narratives through his open-ended and expansive photography practice.

The BMA spent $2.57 million on art by 49 women in 2020. Guess how many are from Maryland?

Why doesn’t Baltimore’s collecting institution buy more art from the artists who live and work here?

MASTERS: Miguel Braceli

Social practice artist, advocate of alternative educational models, Mount Royal MFA

Artspeak and Audience: Art Writing as Bridge or Barrier

International Art English has enforced a hermeticism of contemporary art that is not particularly healthy

Monsieur Zohore’s “The Last Supper” at the BMA

A performance protest featuring a cast of Baltimore-based artists and bright yellow paint

What We Can Learn From The BMA’s Recent Deaccessioning Announcement

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Require Structural Change and Transparency in the Way Museums Acquire and Sell Art

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On the photographer's Kubrickian control of color and shape

"I feel like I spend a lot of time observing non-traditional artistic objects, and I consider them art."

An Interview with the two editors of Black Futures

The Black Futures project will remain a bastion of the wonder of Black mastery as well as the beauty of Black mundanity.

ICA Baltimore's Flat File Program offers a wide range of materials, styles, and price points

ICA Baltimore is a volunteer-run art space that looks to promote the professional development of Baltimore and regional visual artists through our programs.

Bria Sterling-Wilson: Issue No. 1 at Full Circle Gallery

Subverting mandated or established pasts, Bria Sterling-Wilson proclaims new realities for the inhabitants of her collaged universe—and for herself.

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The BmoreArt Journal of Art + Ideas is released twice a year—each fall and spring—and offers a thematic and image-dense account of art and cultural offerings in the region. All of the writing, photos, art, and design are created locally, offering a unique, authentic, and diverse perspective on Baltimore as a creative muse and environment. The print publication covers visual arts, fashion, design, architecture, food, film, performance, and politics viewed through the lens of creative cultural production.

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Stories from Issue 10: Power
Building an archive of everyday Black life and culture

A conversation with conceptual artist and photographer Larry Cook and gallery owner/director Myrtis Bedolla

Milad’s cryptic and deeply personal archive of gathered fragments invites viewers to exist in a state of suspended misunderstanding

Through a rich accumulation of visual, textual, and symbolic content, Milad invites us to struggle with the act of making meaning as well as our desire to know, understand, translate, and thus take ownership of her pieces.

The scholarship, writing, art, and curatorial practice of lifelong friends Leslie King Hammond and Lowery Stokes Sims

For almost fifty years, the scholarship and curatorial endeavors of Leslie King Hammond and Lowery Stokes Sims have built a legacy of excellence and diversity at museums and colleges

Fashion designers Earle Bannister, Ella Pritsker, Stephen Wise, and Natalie Karyl

The lesson from these designers is that by dressing to please ourselves, we will naturally feel powerful.