Tag: artists

Rescheduled – Redeemer Speaker Series: Tonight’s Program Will Be Held May 30

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Due to the snowstorm, tonight’s event featuring Amy Sherald, Stephen Towns, and BMA Director Chris Bedford has been rescheduled for Wednesday, May 30.

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 [email protected]!

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

930 King St, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910

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 [email protected]!

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.”

City’s Plan to Potentially Repurpose Confederate Statue Bases Leaves Artists Wary

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Pablo Machioli’s “Madre Luz” sculpture knocked down on Aug. 17. Photo by Ethan McLeod.

Seeing his “Madre Luz” sculpture in shambles last month was difficult for artist Pablo Machioli. The day after Mayor Catherine Pugh had Baltimore’s controversial Confederate monuments removed, activists placed his work depicting a pregnant black woman, child on her back and fist raised, atop the empty base in the Wyman Park Dell that had held statues of Confederate General Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson.

Jurors for Installations, 12 ‘Neighborhood Lights’ Spots Announced for Light City 2018

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“Light Happenings Part II,” by Labbodies. Photo by Stephen Babcock.

Believe it or not, nearly four months have already passed since the second annual Light City Festival, and the wheels are already in motion for the third rendition next spring.

Mayor Pugh Signs Executive Order to Reduce Threat of Evictions for Artists in DIY Spaces

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The Bell Foundry in 2013, by Tyler Merbler

In a move designed to add a new layer of protection for artists who get kicked out of spaces deemed to be in violation of city building codes, Mayor Catherine Pugh today issued an executive order allowing officials to let artists remain in their buildings, so as long as their safety isn’t threatened.

Artists, Advocates Chime in on Discussion About Safe Art Spaces at Community Meeting

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Dozens of artists, community leaders, students and others met at the War Memorial Building downtown Thursday night to share their hopes and concerns in the city’s quest to create safe artist spaces in Baltimore.

Mayor’s Task Force Plans Art Space Inventory, Eyes Safety and Financial Assistance for Artists

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Task force members gathered at the Maryland Institute College of Art on Feb. 7, 2017.

Tuesday night’s meeting of the Mayor’s Safe Arts Spaces Task Force was by all definitions productive, but one key component of the second meeting was conspicuously absent: commentary from a crowd of the city’s artists who will, in theory, use the spaces.

BMA to Host Workshop, Discussion Panel Centered Around Black Art Entrepreneurs

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Courtesy BMA

For all of its present-day economic issues and social challenges to overcome, Baltimore in 2017 faces no shortage of creative voices, particularly in its black communities. Next weekend, the Baltimore Museum of Art is providing a platform for those voices to convene and share their recipes for success.

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