Don’t Miss “A Celebration of Art” at Cylburn Arboretum

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Mark your calendars! Cylburn Arboretum will host June 14 and 15 its third “Celebration of Art” at Cylburn at 4915 Greenspring Avenue.  Join Honorary Co-Chairs Gary and Elana Vikan for a show and sale of the works of dozens of local artists working in media ranging from watercolor, oil, photography and sculpture and more and a variety of events and lectures highlighting the connection between nature and art.

See the schedule below and buy your tickets here.

On Saturday, June 14

Preview Brunch and Lecture: “Art in the Interior: How Color and Design Affect Us and Our Personal Environments” Louis Shields, artist and owner of Hastening Antiques in Middleburg, VA, using illustrations from antiquity to modern times, will explore the importance and the universal appeal of color, shape, and structural balance. Preview of the art show and sale included. Southern brunch by The Classic Catering People. 12:00 p.m. a.m.- 2:00 p.m. p.m. Tickets are $100. 410-367-2217 or

Gallery Reception and Sale:  View and purchase the works of over 30 Maryland artists. Cocktail reception, catered by The Classic Catering People, festive drinks provided by the Wine Source and Union Craft Brewery 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $75. 410-367-2217 or

Sunday, June 15

Public Show and Sale  Free and open to the public. 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Lecture by Gary Vikan: “Beauty and the Brain”: In this richly illustrated lecture, Dr. Gary Vikan, retired director of the Walters Art Museum, will explore the impact of recent developments in brain science on possible solutions to many old and puzzling questions about how we perceive art and beauty. Refreshments will be served. 2:00 p.m. Free Admission, rsvp required, call 410-367-2217.

For additional information, please call 410-367-2217, or visit the Association’s website at Cylburn Arboretum Association is a membership based organization dedicated to supporting, maintaining and improving the Cylburn Arboretum; its Mission is to protect Cylburn Arboretum as a place of open space, beauty, and learning; and to ensure the preservation, enhancement, and interpretation of the site’s gardens, woodlands, historic buildings and collections as educational, environmental, and recreational assets for the benefit of the City and citizens of Baltimore and surrounding regions.

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