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BmoreArt’s Picks: Baltimore Art Show Openings and Events, February 6 – 12

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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.

To submit your calendar event, email events@bmoreart.com!

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Perennials: Artist Lecture and Opening Reception
Thursday, February 8: 5-8 PM

930 King St, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910

Amy Sherald, Painter of Michelle Obama’s Much-Awaited Portrait, to Join BMA’s Board

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Ms. Everything, by Amy Sherald (courtesy Smithsonian)

Baltimore artist Amy Sherald, known for her life-sized, high-contrast portraits of African-Americans – most recently that of first lady Michelle Obama, to be unveiled next month – will be joining the Baltimore Museum of Art’s board of trustees in February.

Event Pick: Peter Stern Discusses His Aerial Photography at Creative Alliance

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Photo by Peter Stern, courtesy of Creative Alliance.

Peter Stern’s photographs look at once familiar and indistinguishable. There are large splotches of earth tones and snaking lines in his compositions, and upon close inspection, you’ll see the image is actually a coal mine or an Eastern Shore landscape.

BMoreArt’s Picks: Baltimore Art Show Openings, Performances, and Events This Week

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Our friends at bmoreart.com publish each week BMore Art Picks, which 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.

To submit your calendar event, email the staff at BmoreArt at events@bmoreart.com!

Holiday Heap
Saturday, December 16th : 10am-5pm

2640 Space
2640 St. Paul Street: 21218

Art for the People, One Loan at a Time

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Entrance to the art world can come at a great cost. Notwithstanding a graduate degree from a top-tier institution teetering at $100,000 or the world’s most expensive painting selling just last month for over $450 million, the art world and its systems are insular and highly coded. As José Ruiz, a curator, creative laborer, and the Director of Curatorial Practice at MICA, said, “There is a barrier of entry to go to the National Gallery of Art, even if it’s free.”

‘Walking in Antarctica’: Artist Helen Glazer Presents Images from Tour

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A work by Helen Glazer at Goucher College’s Rosenberg Gallery this month.

In 2015, artist Helen Glazer spent seven weeks exploring the Antarctic wilderness with her camera, studying ice formations and the complex interactions between wind, water and sun that sculpt the region’s frozen landscape. Her resulting exhibition of photographs and sculpture, entitled “Walking in Antarctica,” is now on view at Goucher College’s Rosenberg Gallery through Dec. 18.

AVAM’s ‘The Great Mystery Show’ Probes Universal Mystique, Human Tragedy, Spirituality

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Ingo Swann’s “Madre Dolorosa.” Image courtesy of American Visionary Art Museum.

What do missing persons, Edgar Allan Poe, the mother of Jesus and a robotic cat have in common? That’s what you get to sort through with the American Visionary Art Museum’s newest 11-month exhibition, “The Great Mystery Show.”

Free Fall Baltimore Begins October 1

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“The Movement,” featuring Baltimore Improv Group and The Collective

Ever hesitate to try new theaters, music or arts events because you’re nervous about spending the money? Starting Oct. 1, Baltimore City offers a month of free activities in all categories of the arts.

Rat Film, Documentary Featuring Baltimore’s History with Rats, Opens Tomorrow at Parkway Theatre

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A locally produced feature length documentary about Baltimore’s rat population opens Friday, September 15 at Station North’s Parkway Theatre. Theo Anthony’s Rat Film explores what Baltimore’s relationship to rats exposes about boundaries of separation and the history of racism in our city.

American Visionary Art Museum Offering Naming Rights for a $25M Donation

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The American Visionary Art Museum. Photo by Jack Hoffberger.

A deep-pocketed philanthropist or art lover has an opportunity to make a lasting mark on Baltimore’s coolest art museum.