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News & Opinion

10 Must-Read Stories from Baltimore-based Writers and Publications

Coronavirus updates from Baltimore Brew, AFRO Newspaper, Baltimore Beat, Real News Network, Fishbowl, Sun, Baltimore Magazine, and a selection of relevant articles published by Baltimore-based journalists for a variety of publications

BmoreArt’s Picks presents the best weekly art openings, events, and performances happening in Baltimore and surrounding areas.

This week we are featuring online events that you can view from the comfort of your own couch plus a few ways to get involved locally. Stay home, stay healthy, stay engaged in the arts.

Relief funding, calls for entry, surveys, and professional opportunities for artists

Opportunities to help out, apply for much-needed support, and make plans for the future.

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.

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

We now know that this will be a matter of months, rather than weeks: the Cleveland Museum of Art has already canceled all programming through the end of June, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art expects to remain closed at least through July.

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.

BmoreArt’s Picks presents the best weekly art openings, events, and performances happening in Baltimore and surrounding areas.

This Week we are featuring online events that you can view from the comfort of your own couch plus a few ways to get involved locally. Stay home, stay healthy, stay engaged in the arts.

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.

The internet was chaotic this week, but patterns are also starting to emerge.

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?

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

The cruelty of our government is overwhelming.

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.

BmoreArt’s Picks presents the best weekly art openings, events, and performances happening in Baltimore and surrounding areas.

This Week we are featuring online events that you can view from the comfort of your own couch. Stay home, stay healthy, stay engaged in the arts.

A work-in-progress list of resources and ways to support Baltimore-based artists, service-industry workers, and small businesses.

Consider throwing a few bucks towards your favorite bartender who can’t work right now, or contribute to the funds that are being redistributed amongst the community. Donate or become a member of your local arts institutions. Buy work from an artist you like.

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

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