American Visionary Art Museum
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.
From contemporary art to the ancient reliefs of Egypt, there are plenty of art pieces on display in the art museums of Baltimore.
Turn your Baltimore trip into a blast by visiting the following sites: Fort McHenry, the American Visionary Art Museum, The Rusty Scupper, the Historic Ships, the Baltimore World Trade Center, the National Aquarium, Maryland’s Science Center, Mount Vernon, The Walters Art Museum, The Baltimore Basilica, the Westminster Hall Burying Ground and Catacombs.
Are you looking for the best exhibits in Baltimore? You’ll find them at the Baltimore Museum of Art, American Visionary Art Museum, Walters Art Museum and Geppi’s Entertainment Museum.
What makes us smile? Mike Schuh has the secret. Plus, help for those aching feet.