Events Calendar

July 02, 2006

TUESDAY THROUGH JULY 28

VINTAGE BALTIMORE

Susan Sykes presents her first show at the Antreasian Gallery, Watercolors and Oil of Vintage Baltimore, Tuesday through July 28. Her works showcase a Charm City of old, from the 1940s and '50s. There will be an opening reception from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday. The gallery is at 1111 W. 36th St., Hampden. Hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. 410-235-4420 or antreasiangallery.com.

FRIDAY

ENDANGERED-PLANT PROGRAM

Learn about rare and endangered plants, and what the United States Botanic Garden is doing to protect these threatened plants, at a program and tour, noon Friday at the conservatory, 100 Maryland Ave., S.W., Washington. Registration required. Free. 202-225-8333 or visit www.usbg.gov / education / events.

SATURDAY

CYLBURN OPEN HOUSE

Tour the Cylburn Mansion from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, then take a free garden walk afterward. The Victorian mansion is at 4915 Greenspring Ave. Free. 410-367-2217 or cylburnassociation.org.

THROUGH SUNDAY

CERAMIC EXHIBIT

Visitors to Baltimore Clayworks can see New Directions, an exhibit of functional pottery, vessels and sculptural works by 13 resident artists, through Sunday at the gallery, 5707 Smith Ave. Hours are noon to 5 p.m. Sundays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. 410-578-1919 or baltimoreclayworks.org.

THROUGH JULY 30

IMAGES OF THE CHESAPEAKE

Paintings by Maryland folk artist Jimmy Reynolds can be seen at the exhibit J Is for Jimmy -- S Is for Sook at ARTFX, 45 West St., Annapolis, through July 30. Acrylics and ink paintings of various Maryland landscapes and seascapes will be displayed. Opening reception 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today. 410-990-4540 or artfxgallery.org for hours.

THROUGH AUG. 12

BOTANICAL ART

Botanica 2006, a display of botanical art, including watercolors, colored pencil works, pen-and-ink creations and graphite works, by teachers and students from the Brookside Gardens School of Botanical Art and Illustration, is on view through Aug. 12 at Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. Free. 301-962-1400 or brooksidegardens.org.

THROUGH AUG. 20

SCULPTURE EXHIBIT

Works by Paul Glasgow, Laura Amussen, Beth Cartland and John Mors will be on view at the 25th annual Montpelier Invitational Sculpture Exhibition, through Aug. 20 at the Montpelier Arts Center, 9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 301-953-1993 or 410-792-0664.

THROUGH FEB. 4

QING-DYNASTY TEXTILE

See a 10-foot-by-7-foot Chinese embroidered silk wall hanging from the Qing dynasty through Feb. 4, at the Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Drive. It is part of the exhibit In Praise of the Prince of Fenyang: Decoding a Chinese Embroidery, which also features an in-depth look at the technical aspects of the piece. $6-$10; free for ages 18 and younger. 443-573-1700 or artbma.org for hours.

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Send notices of garden and home decor events to harry.merritt@baltsun.com.

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