BmoreArt’s Picks presents the best weekly art openings, events, and performances happening in Baltimore and surrounding areas. For a more comprehensive perspective, check the BmoreArt Calendar page, which includes ongoing exhibits and performances, and is updated on a daily basis.
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C. Grimaldis Gallery
523 North Charles Street : Baltimore 21201
The Charles Theatre
1711 North Charles Street : Baltimore 21201
Join us for an exclusive screening of the InVision-produced documentary DESIGN DISRUPTORS, brought to you by PCB.DESIGN DISRUPTORS reveals a never-before-seen perspective on the design approaches of 15+ industry-shaking companies, and how they’re using the power of design to disrupt billion dollar industries.
Grab a drink, some movie treats, and be first to see the film.
Seating is limited—reserve your seat today!
The Alchemy of Art
1637 Eastern Avenue : Baltimore 21231
Marie-Paule Dendooven Coster originally from Brussels, Belgium has always been drawn to the arts. She Came to the US and studied drawing, sculpture and painting at The Schuler School, M.I.C.A and B.C.C.
Marie-Paule paints maints with a variety of mediums such as acrylic, oil pastels, sticks, ink, wood and paper. She paints with many layers, blending many colors and textures. Her works vary from figurative to abstract and her subjects are mostly imaginary. She finds she either paints from memory or the subconscious. Her work is about feeling. Her inspiration is taken from nature and light. More info can be seen one Marie-Paule’s website www.marie-pauledenoovencoster.
William Wright is a prolific self taught artist. Born and raised in England, currently living and working in the USA. William paints in a variety of styles with fondness for expressionism and bright colors. Winner of RAW BALTIMORE : BEST VISUAL ARTIST 2013. William has had work displayed at the prestigious Visionary Arts Museum in Baltimore.
Mr. Wright usually works quickly with whatever inspires him at the time and whatever materials are at hand or have grabbed his attention.
Patterson Park Pool
148 South Linwood Street : Baltimore 21221
Fluid Movement presents our 15th annual synchronized swimming spectacular: SCIENCE FAIR!: The Water Ballet. Hypothesis: It’s Gonna be Awesome! Go back to school and behold the tri-fold! Share our students’ fears of experimentation, demonstration, and evaluation! Will they all finish in time? Have YOU turned in your project yet? Come witness the scientific wonders of student-developed reanimated corpses, post-apocalyptic wastelands, space travel, time travel, and the love affairs between the elements that make up our world. This educational rite of passage is presented via multi-disciplinary methods including choreography, comedy, and special effects, all blended with glitter, chlorine, and spandex. The Science Fair entrants have even built an unheard-of experimental Friday Night Show, with transformative lighting and additional glitter! WILL IT WORK??
Show dates and times:
Patterson Park Pool
148 S. Linwood Ave Baltimore, MD 21224
Friday, August 5 at 9 pm [night show with lights] (Buy tickets)
Saturday, August 6 at 7 pm and 9 pm [night show with lights] (Buy tickets)
Sunday, August 7 at 5 pm and 7 pm (Buy tickets)
Tickets are $10 for all shows except the July 30, 5 pm, special $5 show.
Be a Fluid Movement sponsor!
Being a Sponsor not only helps Fluid Movement buy needed Water Ballet material (like stage sets, props and glitter) but it also gets you great seats and recognition. You can become an “Individual Sponsor” or “Business Sponsor.” We have set up an Eventbrite sponsorship page. Please click through for sponsorship details.
208 Northway : Baltimore 21218
Join the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance for our next Arts & Culture Happy Hour at AmiciMusic! Come enjoy music from AmiciMusic’s own musicians. We encourage you to stay for the concert at 7:30pm presented by Amy Barston and Daniel Weiser. All GBCA members receive $10 off general admission.
1947 Pennsylvania Avenue : Baltimore 21217
Kim Loper is the 2015-2016 Artist-in-Residence at Jubilee Arts and worked in collaboration with the Druid Heights community and local churches to create “Magic Portal”, a temporary sculpture garden in the vacant lots at Gold and Division streets (supported by BOPA’s Lots Alive program and MICA’s Office of Community Engagement).
Magic Portal Remix is a mixed-media installation by Loper that “remixes” materials utilized and concepts that inspired the building of the sculptures, including historic photographs from the Paul Henderson collection.
(on view August 5-29)
Jubilee Arts’ final celebration will concurrently be taking place 6-7:30pm on the side lot next to the main building. Join us to celebrate the summer by enjoying line dance, youth ballet, Bmore Club performances and more!
Crystal Moll Gallery
1030 South Charles Street : Baltimore 21230
Exhibtion dates: August 3rd – september 23rd, 2016.
The Crystal Moll Gallery will be displaying works by some of the finest plein air artists working today. Plein Air is a French term meaning “in the open air”. We are fortunate to have many nationally recognized plein air artists working and living in our region.
There are many Plein Air events where artists gather for 2-6 days to paint no matter the conditions. This exhibition comes on the heels of Plein Air Richmond, Easels in Frederick, Paint Annapolis and Plein Air Easton…one of the most prestigious plein air competitions in the world.
In addition to providing us with selected works, we will ask artists to paint throughout Federal Hill on August 6th. These new paintings will be on display and for sale wet off their easels during the reception
Participating artists: Jill Basham, Tim Kelly, Janice Kirsh, Crystal Moll, Palden Hamilton, Ann Crostic, Tim Bell and others
Towson Arts Collective
40 West Chesapeake Avenue : Baltimore 21204
Baltimore Museum of Art
10 Art Museum Drive : Baltimore 21218
Join Clare Nicholls, artist and educator at the Maryland Science Center to explore Felix Gonzalez-Torres’ large-scale beaded curtain in the Contemporary wing. Then try your hand at creating oversized strands of rope to reflect on the artistic strategy of shifting the scale of ordinary objects.
About Big Table Connections
Connect to innovative art and artists, explore big ideas, and participate in creative activities. Gather around the Big Table for lively conversations with thinkers and makers to learn how artists such as Robert Rauschenberg, Nick Cave, Zoe Leonard, and Rirkrit Tiravanija used everyday objects to create extraordinary artworks.
Meet experts from related fields who will share their insights in the galleries, then participate in art-making activities that delve into the ideas behind the artworks.
126 North Madiera Street : Baltimore 21231
An exhibition featuring artist educators who think outside the box
Dan Dudrow • Robinson Muñoz
Kate Norris • Linda Popp • M. Voelker
Exhibition runs August 6 – August 27, 2016