Baltimore’s Contemporary Art Openings and Events August 21 – 25

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On Wednesday, stop by D: Center Baltimore for some back-to-school fun – work by teachers that explores their unique relationship with students. After, enjoy a free concert at Unexpected Art, a pop-up space in the Fitzgerald building on Mt. Royal Ave. On Saturday, head to sophiajacob for an exhibit and performance ‘Organized by Elspeth Walker’ from 7-10 and check out their newly renovated space. Bring your bathing suit to help bid summer goodbye with a bang – Glitter Thighs, part dance party, part gay cabaret, and 100% fun, will be hosting an event at the Tiki Barge till the wee hours. Ticket info below.


The Demo Studio show at D: Center Baltimore
Opening on Wednesday, August 21 from 5-9 pm

An exhibit that explores the student/teacher relationship in art making.

Includes work by Craig Llewelyn, Allisandra Seelus, Jennifer Kloth, Cheryl Milligan, Rachel Valsing, Sherri Fisher, and others.



Muzick at Unexpected Art

Wednesday, August 21 at 7 pm

Solo fingerstyle guitarist Chris Taylor will perform inside Breon Gilleran’s large sculpture ‘Modular Accretion’ as the first performance from the Unexpected Muzick Series

Unexpected Art
1205 West Mount Royal Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21217 



Organized by Elspeth Walker
August 24 – September 28, 2013
Opening reception August 24, 7-10pm

sophiajacob is pleased to announce an upcoming three-part program consisting of a gallery project, publication and performance event. Please join us at our Franklin St. location on Saturday, August 24 from 7-10 pm for the unveiling of our new space. Programming will continue at Floristree on Saturday, September 7 between 8-11 pm with a free event of experimental and durational performance featuring local and national artists. An accompanying compilation text will be available for takeaway at both events.

Between August 30 – September 14, sophiajacob will be accepting nocturnal visits Friday and Saturday between the hours of 7-10 pm. Walk-ins are welcome, or please call 443.692.7414 to make an appointment. An operator will be on staff offering live support.

510 W. Franklin Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

info (at) sophiajacob (dot) com



Glitter Thighs at the tiki barge!

After months of dreaming, scheming, plotting, negotiations and well-timed outfit changes our adult queer dream-FANTASY has finally come true!  As the humble shepherds of this here queer party, we could not be more pleased to announce that the next rendition of Glitter Thighs will officially be held at none other than the….(drum roll please)….


Saturday August 24
7:30 – 11:30
$12 (Brown Paper Tickets – here)


Come have an epic-ly good time in a pool….. in a barge…. in the harbor!

12pm – whenever
free with tiki barge admission
$5 a la carte

GLITTER THIGHS is for all queers, trans folks, and our adoring allies! Part cabaret, all dance party. Together we are striving for affirmation, celebration, and respect while being a space that is inclusive of our differences. Come for connection and community building.This multigender, multigenerational, multiracial, pansexual night is for ALL bodies and sexualities on the beautiful spectrum. Bring your full self and move it move it!

For more info, to get involved, or to get on our mailing list contact us at

This gay pool party is brought to you by:
Michael Farley, Myloh Bones Jackson, Rebecca Nagle, Sarah Tooley, and Victor Torres

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