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Processing your core love unit in peril requires deep work of the mind and soul.

To maintain sanity, I escaped a lot to the wilds of the shore, particularly Assateague Island.

Among so many ever-louder calls for accountability and change across the country, MICA faces a critical moment

MICA faculty assert that the pandemic has magnified longstanding problems, and the Board of Trustees responds

10 Must-Read Stories from Baltimore-Based Writers and Publications

Updates from local media and Baltimore-based journalists

BmoreArt’s Picks presents the best weekly art openings, events, and performances happening in Baltimore and surrounding areas.

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

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'The Right Girls' follows young transgender women trying to cross the US border, but falls victim to many typical vérité pitfalls

Without trans persons behind the camera, the spectacle of The Right Girls offers few answers for those of us with a personal stake in the outcome of this journey. 

What an interior space tells us about its occupants

"Many designers and architects develop a look or aesthetic that defines their craft but for me, I had been raised to look for the narrative that gave each place its soul and identity."

Observing light and reflecting on the domestic experience

There is a sense of hope in this illusion of free time.

Liz Faust, Thomas James, Michael Benevento & Julianne Hamilton, Giulia Piera Livi

This edition of Quarantine Diaries features five Baltimore-based gallerists and curators who have adapted their practices to create new opportunities for artists to survive and thrive through quarantine

BmoreArt's Picks: September 8-14

BmoreArt’s Picks presents the best weekly art openings, events, and performances happening in Baltimore and surrounding areas.

Making Space for Ourselves: The Black Trans Lives Matter Mural on Charles Street

Organized by Jamie Grace Alexander with Baltimore Safe Haven, a Street Mural Reclaims a Part of the Neighborhood

The Internet Is Exploding: 10 Must-Read Articles This Week 9/6

So much happened on the internet this week

Close Read: New Era of Programming at Connect+Collect In Response to COVID

Three artists work within AFRO American Newspapers' archives

Kibibi Ajanku's Indigo Journey

Sankofa Theater choreographer and creative director Kibibi Ajanku fell in love with traditional indigo dyeing in The Gambia in West Africa

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'Do Nothing: How to Break Away from Overworking, Overdoing, and Underliving' is a guide to getting away with doing a little less

A time-management guide mixed with tidbits of neuroscience, social science, history, and personal reflection, 'Do Nothing' is ideal for our dear Virgos who love to improve on any aspect of their lives.

Leilani’s debut brims with the potential energy of a young artist battling precarity

Global pandemic notwithstanding, the future was always bleak. But the desire for the good life, or some semblance of it, is a stubborn flame.

The Miami-born, DC-based artist’s work is a late-capitalist playground with floaties and pool bros

"My first visual clue to the parallel nature of this situation was that pastels were suddenly in vogue again."

10 Must-Read Stories from Baltimore-Based Writers and Publications

Updates from local media and Baltimore-based journalists

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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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The deeper you dig in your life, the more visually distant you get from the reality

Memorializing quiet moments at home during quarantine, one day at a time

Three artists work within AFRO American Newspapers' archives

This new phase of programming allows us to congregate and experience art together safely, on the street or in our cars from a distance.

A Charles Village Home Filled with Contemporary Art

What doesn’t fit in their apartment waits in storage as they rotate pieces in and out, rendering their home as both a gallery and a domestic space, enriched by their love for art and artists. 

The Hampden-based progressive studio encourages artists’ autonomy and creative expression

Progressive art studios are philosophically integral to disability rights and social justice.

Only Women: 27 Women in the Arts on the BMA’s Recent Collecting Announcement

Varied responses from women on the BMA’s Announcement to Collect “Only Women” in 2020

What Monument Would the Lion Design?

On the BMA's reopened sculpture garden and the future of monuments

Radical and Visionary: NMWA Collects 200+ Works by Women in 2020

NMWA’s collecting practices have significantly diversified the art world since 1987

Artspeak and Audience: Art Writing as Bridge or Barrier

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

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In 2017 Baltimore rapper Deetranada starred in season 3 of the Lifetime reality series The Rap Game

"I knew I had a gift with words when I started getting in trouble for speaking my mind without being disrespectful or explicit, but simply for the fact I was speaking the truth that a certain group of people didn't want to hear."

Spreading a message of Light, Love, Peace, Truth, Freedom, and Growth

Being a part of a regional symphony orchestra for several years instilled Omnia Azar's love for classical music

Part of the Walters' Art Sound Now series, the artists' piece finds inspiration in myth and conceptions of the afterlife

While Reid’s part of Immortal Voices hints at the heavens, Pangelica’s deals with darkness.

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Spring 2020

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 09: Craft
Honoring Healthcare Workers

Fannon's photos of female healthcare workers emphasize their humanity, as well as the physical boundaries they experience every day on the job.

The Hampden-based progressive studio encourages artists’ autonomy and creative expression

Progressive art studios are philosophically integral to disability rights and social justice.

People who can build and tinker and think super hard, who are malleable by nature, can be lifesavers

A 2019 report showed Open Works’ membership was significantly more diverse than that of other maker spaces around the country: 43 percent of its members are people of color, 54 percent are women.

Merging Traditional Craft with Technology

Couwenberg, a titan of fine-art fiber education, is influenced by growth and evolution, which she excavates in an exploration of her personal history as a Dutch woman living in America.