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SewLab and other small creative businesses are saving lives in Baltimore

These four-layered bamboo/cotton, antimicrobial fabric masks are perfect for daily wear and extending the lifespan of N95 masks for healthcare professionals.

Isaac Chotiner interviews Richard A. Epstein, Detroit faces coronavirus, saving indigenous languages, friend dates, and 2000s celebrity drama

Even as much of the art world retreated to the safety of the internet, some creative workers continued their trade in the public sphere

On being alone, whether by choice or quarantine

For those lucky enough to be healthy after two weeks of quarantine, you can hug, kiss, dance, and snuggle. Don’t take this for granted.

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It took eight days of coronavirus symptoms and a trip to the ER to get a test

The US has known about COVID-19 since January. Why are there not enough tests?

Art critic and UMBC curator Maurice Berger dies from coronavirus symptoms at age 63

He could have easily written beautiful and empty things, instead his life's work was naming racism and calling out the art world’s whiteness.

Books Perfect for a Global Pandemic from Greedy Reads' Julia Fleischaker

Losing yourself in a good book is a timeless way to manage uncertainty, unease, and being cooped up in a house with the family and roommates that you love so, so, so much, but seriously can you just turn down the volume on your video games please?

David Driskell’s art practice cannot be defined by a singular style or art movement. Informed by myriad methodologies, his art demonstrates vibrant and expressive explorations in color, material, and form ...

Truth and Beauty: 10 Baltimore Artists to Watch

What does beauty mean to you? What is its purpose and how can it be accessed?

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

MASTERS: You Wu

Artist, Aesthete, Rock-climbing Aficionado, Towson Studio Art MFA Candidate 

Creative Real Estate: A Discussion With Trish Ofori of Baltimore's Akwaaba House

Owner of the multi-use Mount Vernon building talks about her move from DC to cultivate community

Tax Tips for Artists, How to Price Your Work, and Museum Acquisitions

Connect + Collect III with Doreen Bolger and Taha Heydari

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By and large, we are low-level bored and anxious all the time right now.

Working from home is nothing less than a 21st-century miracle for a productivity-loving multitasker—a description of me I absolutely embraced until last week.

Fear is a vital and necessary part of love

All of these cancellations are, of course, in the best interest of everybody’s health, but especially those of us whose immune systems are less resilient or suppressed.

An interview with artist Irene Woodbury, an American living in Italy 

MICA Graduate Irene Woodbury shares her own experiences living with small children under quarantine in Venice during the Coronavirus Outbreak

Organizing my memories into a semi-linear timeline gives me a whisper of peace

The cruelty of our government is overwhelming.

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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Fall 2019

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 08: Archive
A conversation with experimental writer and archivist Megan McShea

Proprietary technologies and planned obsolescence collide to make data harder to extract once a file format is no longer supported, leading to a growing concern about the impact of this current “digital dark age.”

Amber Eve Anderson, Lance Bankerd, Se Jong Cho, Ami Dang, Taha Heydari, Eze Jackson, Leslie King-Hammond, Amanda McCormick, Deyane Moses, and Ernest Shaw

For visual artists, curators, performers, composers, and publishers, the purposeful creation of new archives, as well as the respectful transformation of past collections, is a common threat that unifies us on a quest to tell new stories and to diversity existing archives.

Heidi Daniel and the Enoch Pratt Free Library

Libraries as places of possibility regardless of social class enabled Daniel to experience a larger world outside the one she lived in and imagine a variety of prospects that life might hold for her. That capacity drives her vision for the Pratt.

How can we expand notions of scholarship, and facilitate an intimacy with history generated by and for Black people?

What new connections might emerge by inviting thinkers and makers with diverse educational backgrounds and practices into the archives?