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A Community Remembers A Prolific Artist and Writer After His Sudden Passing on July 7

Friends and Colleagues of the BMA Museum Guard, a prolific artist and writer, share their memories

Joan Poncella at Waller Gallery Through July 27

A conversation with artist about her relationship with her grandmother, her archival process, and turning the unfolding of Joan Poncella Sterling's life into an exhibition. 

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

This week: Miss Mistress of Smut Pageant at CA, Sondheim talks at the Walters, May Pang at Winkel Gallery, Mobtown Ballroom & SNF Parkway, Fluid Movement, Glenda Richardson artist talk at the Lewis Museum, and opening receptions for True Arizola-Lyons, Charles Mason III, and more at Current!

May Pang's 1970s Photos Capture an Intimate Side of Celebrity, Opening July 26th at Winkel Gallery

In October of 1973, Pang accompanied Lennon to Los Angeles to promote his album "Mind Games." What followed was an incredible 18 month adventure of star-studded parties, road trips, and unparalleled (if not uneven) creative output leading to Lennon’s comeback success. All the while, she took photos.

Lumpy, Dazzling, Amorphous Forms: and imagine you are here at the BMA

The sophomore Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker Biennial Commission

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Transformer’s tiny square footage to outsized contemporary art presence is its own genre-defying artistic practice

Transformer hosts about six exhibitions every year, transmogrifying its 14th & P street shoe-box space each time as far as these artists’ imaginations can push it.

The Four Award-Winning Businesses Redrawing Baltimore's Food and Nightlife Map

From a handshake deal over a dive bar with a loanshark to the James Beard Awards and Bon Appétit's "Best of Lists"—it's been a long road down a few overlooked blocks.

Curated by Sky Hopinka, Five Films Reframe the American Narrative

These films comprise conscious attempts to reverse the colonial gaze of settlers, anthropologists and documentarians, and to speak meaningfully of and to Indigenous subjects.

New Mural Project Slated to be One of the Longest Artworks in Baltimore

Hamidi's 500-foot mural will stretch along both walls of the Maryland Avenue bridge between Lanvale and Oliver Streets midtown. 

2024 Rubys Artist Grants Announced

2024 Rubys grants provide $270,000 to 16 new projects across 4 disciplines, plus an annual alumni grant and 2 microgrants

The Fruiting Tree: Reflect & Remix at the Walters

An exhibit where theories pale in the bright light of unabashed enthusiasm.

BmoreArt News: Wes Moore Inspires Taharka Brothers, Black Restaurant Week, Chaka Khan

Baltimore art news updates from independent & regional media

SP-Arte: Offerings at South America's Leading Art Fair Provide Context for the Venice Biennale

The Titans of São Paulo's Modern and Contemporary Art Canon Command a Hometown Market Parallel to their Venetian Exposure

Between, Through, Across: Exploring Migration at the DC Arts Center

A New Group Exhibition from Curator Fabiola R. Delgado Looks Beyond the Numbers on Migration
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A Subway Mosaic that Moves Viewers, and Two Public Art Tragedies from a Baltimore Treasure

This month, Kathy O'Dell takes readers on a ride through, above, below, and behind Pat Alexander's beloved "Geometro" mosaic in the Lexington Market Metro station. Plus, the sad stories of two Alexander works that Baltimoreans can no longer enjoy.

Remembering the Multiplicity and Influence of Early Twentieth Century Cultural Trailblazers 

Brilliant Exiles comprises nearly eighty artworks depicting sixty American cultural influencers who went to Paris on the eve of World War II.

A Conversation with the Senior Advisor of Arts and Culture to the Mayor

A conversation with Miller Hall offers a balcony view into Baltimore City’s art ecosystem.

A Design-Based Campaign Makes Brazil’s Current Environmental Crisis Visible and Poignant

Água até Aqui @aguaateaqui (High Water Mark) is an initiative that aims to be a visual alert for the extreme consequences of the climate crisis currently in south Brazil but applicable everywhere.

The Work of Elizabeth Talford Scott in Good Company at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum

Black Woman Genius Features Ten Intergenerational Fiber Artists from the Chesapeake Area

There’s A Reason Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

A Review of Iron Crow Theatre’s Production of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, running through June 30

Seven Art Shows to See This Summer: June and July Exhibitions

June and July Exhibitions in the Baltimore Region that Experiment, Collaborate, and Defy Expectations

Too Little Too Late: a Maximalist Wake for the American Nightmare

Dinos Chapman and Jason Yates Two-Person Show at von ammon co. is a Grotesque Dirge for Consumer Kitsch

Forged Together: Collective Action at the Baltimore Museum of Industry

Reflecting on the History of the American Labor Movement while Looking Ahead into the New Millenium 

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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An exhibit where theories pale in the bright light of unabashed enthusiasm.

Reflex & Remix at the Walters emphasizes the importance of artistic connections across genres and time.

A Conversation with the Author on Her Debut Novel, They Dream in Gold, and an Upcoming Collaboration with Her Mother, Diana Wharton Sennaar, at the BMA

As a Baltimore native and graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Sennaar has developed a voice that is as distinct as it is clever.

A Book for Art Nerds and Aficionados, as well as the Culturally Curious

Get the Picture: Bianca Bosker’s Journey Among Inspired Artists and Obsessive Art Fiends Who Taught Her How to See (February 2024 Viking)

The Month-Long Festival Closes May 31

Visual artists, business owners, musicians, performers, and so very much excellent food from the APIMEDA (Asian, Pacific Islander, Middle Eastern and Desi American) communities are annually featured in a series of tours, events, and exhibitions. 

Foreigners Everywhere: A Triumphant, Anthemic Venice Biennale for the Stateless Queers in All of Us

Curator Adriano Pedrosa Celebrates Acts of Resistance, Independence, Vulnerability, and Joy in Spite of a Sick, Sad World

BmoreArt News: New Exhibitions at Renwick Gallery + Phillips Collection, BMA Climate Initiative, and New Theater Seasons

Baltimore art news updates from independent & regional media

Navigating Our Brave New Art World

Johab Silva's "Tales of the New World" at MoCA Arlington

Unreliable Narrators: An Evening with Ann Patchett and R. Eric Thomas

A Sort of Recap on Ann Patchett and R. Eric Thomas in conversation via the Ivy Bookshop

A Lament: The Contemporary

What We All Lose with the Termination of The Contemporary

Connect + Collect

Connect+Collect is a BmoreArt initiative designed to engage new and established collectors and to build relationships with Baltimore based artists and galleries through talks, gallery tours, and studio visits.

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Issue 17: Transformation
Issue 17: Transformation
May, 2024

In Issue 17, we feature the region’s courageous cultural leaders, creative explorers, and groundbreaking thinkers who are envisioning a better future and joining with others to make these collective dreams a reality.

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Stories from Issue 17: Transformation
Lumpy, Dazzling, Amorphous Forms: and imagine you are here at the BMA

The sophomore Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker Biennial Commission

Transformer’s tiny square footage to outsized contemporary art presence is its own genre-defying artistic practice

Transformer hosts about six exhibitions every year, transmogrifying its 14th & P street shoe-box space each time as far as these artists’ imaginations can push it.

Black Woman Genius Features Ten Intergenerational Fiber Artists from the Chesapeake Area

How else could Baltimore properly honor the legacy of Elizabeth Talford Scott, but with radical unconventionality, centering community and accessibility?

The Four Award-Winning Businesses Redrawing Baltimore's Food and Nightlife Map

From a handshake deal over a dive bar with a loanshark to the James Beard Awards and Bon Appétit's "Best of Lists"—it's been a long road down a few overlooked blocks.