American Visionary Art Museum
The Smithsonian American Art Museum plans to close its Renwick Gallery near the White House next year for its first major renovation in 40 years.
For better or worse, the city of Baltimore contains many unique works of art in public places. Some pieces ignite controversy while others, no matter how odd they may appear, inspire. These are the must-sees when it comes to bizarre artwork right here in Baltimore.
Here’s a look at what’s going on around town for the week of Aug. 27, 2012.
Here’s a look at what’s going on around town for the week of Aug. 5, 2012.
Here’s a look at what’s happening around town.
Every year, thousands of disabled people in Maryland find themselves being denied benefits from federal, state and local governments. One family found success with the Maryland Disability Law Center in Hampden.
One of the best ways to determine the personality of a city is though its art. Enjoy these iconic works which remain integral to Baltimore’s identity.
City residents can enjoy a good symphony, broadway production or private art showing all throughout the year. When saving is a priority, Baltimore has tons to offer.
It’s a motif that has fascinated artists, theologians and philosophers for centuries. And now the circle – and all its iterations and implications – is the central theme of the American Visionary Art Museum’s 17th annual, nearly yearlong exhibition.
Currently, AVAM is hosting the exhibition “What Makes Us Smile?” in honor of the museum’s 15th anniversary. With only a couple of weeks left in the yearlong exhibition, Baltimoreans with a sense of humor and art aficionados alike can escape the heat and humidity through Sept. 4 to meet their chuckle quota for the day.
Tinkerers are competing in a wacky race of human-powered works of art.
For Baltimore’s best stuff for young kids, ages five through eight, check out the following locations that make for great fun and games: Port Discovery Children’s Museum, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum, Urban Pirates, Barstons Child’s Play, American Visionary Art Museum and even Toys “R” Us.