Murder! Retaliation! And More Reasons to See the New Adaptation of Aeschylus’ Ancient Greek Drama

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company's current production, an adaption of Aeschylus’ Oresteia trilogy by Ellen McLaughlin, is brilliantly directed by Lise Bruneau and features outstanding performances by Isabelle Anderson as Clytemnestra and Lizzi Albert as Electra. On stage through March 10.

Three semifinalists will be selected for the final review for the Sondheim Art Prize, which will award $30,000 to a visual artist or visual artist collaborators living and working in the Baltimore region.

This year’s panel of jurors — Noel W. Anderson, Connie H. Choi, and Aaron Levi Garvey — have selected 18 visual artists and visual artist collaborators for the semifinal round.

Baltimore news updates from independent & regional media

William S. Dutterer in Forbes, A corner bar exhibition at Museum of Industry, Growing Pride Parade Changes Venue, SAAM's new chairman, Equity at the Pratt, Farm Alliance of Baltimore Dinners, Synthesis at Frederick Arts Council, The Afro's archives, 2024 MD Heritage winners, and more

Curator Caitlin Gill's Group Exhibition Brings Representation into the Post-COVID Era

“The show wasn’t intended to be actively political, but the body is always political.”

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

This Week:  Alexander Tochilovsky lectures at MICA, Tomashi Jackson at UMBC, Opera Baltimore at the Peabody Library, David Brown opening reception at Goya, Rebecca Marimutu and a group show opening reception at Goucher's Rosenberg and Silber Galleries, and more!

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The Perennial Dialogue Among Art Through the Ages at the Walters

The esteemed Baltimore institution shows pertinent new works among its coveted collection of ancient art to reveal eternal truths across world cultures – and that tricky thing called time.

Highlights, Zeitgeists, and Weirdness (Including Shows You Can Still See)

There is no other “must-see” event on the ever-more-esoteric Aztec calendar of art world “can’t miss” events that fills me with as much eager anticipation and simultaneous existential dread.  But the art here makes it all worth it. 

Must-See Exhibitions in the Baltimore Region

10 Regional Art Exhibitions in Museums and Galleries Worth Exploring in February

Baltimore news updates from independent & regional media

Navigating book bans at African American Museums, Sandy Williams IV sculpture in DC, Baltimore/Brazil artist exchange, and the Baltimore Sun's decline—with reporting from Baltimore Magazine, Hyperallergic, Baltimore Banner, and other local and independent news sources.

The Club Car Pulls into Station North

A Pop-up Queer Cabaret and Art Space Breathes New Life into Storied North Avenue Market Locale

Baltimore's Favorite Party: Black & White Ball 2024

Beautiful Photos from Saturday's Soiree

BmoreArt News: BOPA CEO Rachel D. Graham, Joyce J. Scott, Jerrell Gibbs

Baltimore news updates from independent & regional media

What to See in Mexico City During Art Week (and How to Stay Sane While Seeing it)

Art Fairs, Openings, Performances, and Travel Advice from an Almost-Chilango

Republic of Greatmen Drops Winter Collection

'Hype Beast' meets Modern Luxury
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Become a subscriber and join our community! For two (free) tickets to each magazine release party, subscribe at the Artist ($100) or Premium ($250) level. Pre-order a copy of our first full-length book, City of Artists, and secure your copy. Gift the gift of BmoreArt art publications this season!

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Thoughts Inspired by the Enoch Pratt Library’s 36th Annual Booklovers' Breakfast

This, the Pratt’s 36th Breakfast, was to be my first. And so, with little idea of what to expect, I daydreamed about Jesmyn and me sitting across a fancy table, spearing pancakes and passing the bacon whilst talking about characters we had yet to bring to life.

Artists-in-Residence, strikeWare, Hold a Mirror to Loyola University's Past in Unrested, a new exhibit

The artist collective—composed of Mollye Bendell, Christopher Kojzar, and JLS Gangwisch—uses technology and storytelling for a compelling and well-rounded examination of institutional history

Pablo Helguera in Conversation with Rebecca Uchill

Helguera integrates playful formats with serious topics in his new work, Flor de Juegos Antiguos, created for the BMA’s new Joseph Education Center Experience Gallery

Michael Anthony Farley and Lexie Mountain Get Art School Confidential on the Intermedia and Digital Arts Program

When UMBC reached out to BmoreArt to help spread the word about the program, I thought immediately about Lexie and our decision to apply together years ago. The current round of applications for IMDA close on February 1st, and I thought it would be useful for potential candidates to hear our stories

Tugging at the Stitches of Art History: Elizabeth Talford Scott

Eyewinkers, Tumbleturds, and Candlebugs Revisited:  A Legacy Unfolds at the Baltimore Museum of Art

Framing the Guardians

A Conversation with Whitney Frazier and Kirby Griffin on Their Collaborative Project Calling Attention to Baltimore’s Black Women Leaders

DMV Women Not to Miss at Sundance Film Festival

Director Ramona S. Diaz Makes the Exclusive Program with Natalie Jasmine Harris, Natalie Rae, and Angela Patton

Confluence: Ethiopia at the Crossroads

An Exhibit of Diverse Objects that Collectively Attest to Deep Continuities and Extensive Cultural Exchanges.

BmoreArt News: Carlos Raba, The Voxel, Black History Month

Baltimore news updates from independent & regional media
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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 Saga of José Martí and the Anti-Communist Plastic Surgeon who Brought Him to Baltimore, along with Spanish-Language Facebook Drama and International Dirt

In her new column, Maryland Public Art Commission Chair Kathy O'Dell deep-dives into the little-known histories behind Baltimore's oft-overlooked public art treasures. First up is Cuban sculptor Teodoro Ramos Blanco's bust of rebel and intellectual José Martí.

And Their Migration to Waverly

Drawing from her experience working in nutrition and her dairy allergy, the intent was to produce a raw vegan chocolate product and to bridge the gap between refined food and holistic foods.

Jason Steer comes to Baltimore by way of New York and London

Steer plans to build on CA's programmatic and fiscal strength, looking to build new structures for long-term thinking.

'Hype Beast' meets Modern Luxury

Staying warm AND stylish, this new collection includes an array of quality pieces for this winter and winters to come!

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

Two Baltimore-based Artists Receive Creative Capital Grants

Jackie Milad and Marnie Ellen Hertzler Receive Prestigious National Grant

DC’s New Art World Consigliere

Chela Mitchell Gallery

In Memoriam: Elena Johnston

A Baltimore Art Community Collage Compiled by Rahne Alexander with Jared Earley and Russell Hite

Looking Back at Greedy Reads’ Lost Weekend

A Baltimore Literary Festival that gathers readers together with authors


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Issue 16: Collaboration
Issue 16: Collaboration
November, 2023

In Issue 16: Collaboration, we explore synergistic models in the region, artists whose practice invites others in, organizations who prioritize collective action, and institutional entities willing to elevate local partners.

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Stories from Issue 16: Collaboration
Reframing Ukrainian Refugees

There is an interesting juxtaposition between the medium of tintype and the subject of refugees. Volkova’s project aims to fix, however momentarily, a population defined by movement—people dislocated by war.

A Glorious Spectacle of Baltimore Fashion

For the second annual Baltimore MET Gala, the stylish elite took on the theme of the four elements: earth, air, fire, and water.

Giving People & Objects a New Way Forward

In the spirit of the store and the promise of second chances, we asked members of the Second Chance team to share a bit about their current favorite objects in the store.

A Conversation with Whitney Frazier and Kirby Griffin on Their Collaborative Project Calling Attention to Baltimore’s Black Women Leaders

Frazier and Griffin's shared vision has made possible a series of narrative works that bring otherwise overlooked corners of Baltimore to the forefront of public attention.