BmoreArt’s Picks: Baltimore Art Openings, Galleries, and Events January 30 – February 5

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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 [email protected]!

<><><><><><><><>Sweaty Eyeballs: Best of Ottawa Int’l Animation Festival 2017
Tuesday, January 30: 7:30pm

The Parkway Theatre
3 West North Avenue

Sweaty Eyeballs, the Parkway’s monthly animation series curated by Max Porter and Phil Davis, kicks off 2018 with The Best of Ottawa 2017. The program, currently touring around the world, is a collection of jury-awarded short films and fan favorites from the 41st edition of the Ottawa International Animation Festival, which took place in September 2017.

Best of Ottawa 2017: International Tour
Running Time: 70 Minutes


Persistence of Vision III | Ismael Sanz-Pena | Norway & USA | 1:45
Riot | Frank Ternier | France | 13:10
Mark Lotterman ‘Happy’ | Alice Saey | Netherlands & France | 6:35
Kotu Kiz (Wicked Girl) | Ayce Kartal | Turkey | 8:00
Any Road | Boris Labbé | France | 10:04
Negative Space | Max Porter & Ru Kuwahata | France | 5:30
Four Faces of the Moon | Amanda Strong | Canada | 13:00
Life Cycles | Ross Hogg | UK | 4:17
End of Recording | Lukas Conway, Stefan Jaroszonek & Olivier Sommelet | Canada | 2:09

Next up for Sweaty Eyeballs, on February 8: Sweaty Eyeballs Presents 3 Shorts by Animator Ahn Jae Huun!

Sweaty Eyeballs Animation is curated by animators and animation professors Phil Davis (Towson University) and Max Porter (MICA). For more information visit:


Long Day’s Journey Into Night | Opening Night
Wednesday, January 31st – March 4th

Everyman Theatre
315 West Fayette Street

Eugene O’Neill’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning masterpiece, Long Day’s Journey Into Night, storms into Baltimore’s Everyman Theatre with a masterful cast, moody and atmospheric realization, and sweeping themes of addiction, love and forgiveness.

Long Day’s Journey Into Night runs January 31 through March 4, 2018. Tickets ($10-65) are now on sale online (, by phone (410.752.2208), or at the Everyman Theatre Box Office (315 W. Fayette Street, Baltimore, MD).


False Monarchy | Opening Reception and Performance by the Artist
Wednesday, January 31: 6:30-9:30 pm

Stamp Gallery
University of Maryland Stamp Student Union, College Park

In False Monarchy, Philadelphia-based artist Kyle Kogut uses the practices and symbols of occultism and the ubiquitous iconography of auto industry kitsch to explore the contemporary politics of American myth and despair. False Monarchy is on view at the Stamp Gallery at the University of Maryland, College Park, January 24 through March 17, 2018. An opening reception, free and open to the public, will occur on January 31, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm, in the Stamp Gallery. A performance by the artist will take place during the reception, starting at 7:00 pm.

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