Sunday

Weekend Guide

December 31, 2009

Matisse As Printmaker: Today is your last chance to see this exhibit of 150 prints by Henri Matisse, who is better known for his paintings and sculptures. The exhibit will be on display from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the BMA, 10 Art Museum Drive. Free. Call 443-573-1700 or go to artbma.org.

Heroes: This is also the final day for this stunning exhibition of Greek sculptures, pottery and paintings all told through the lens of four heroes of antiquity. On display from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Walters Museum of Art, 600 N. Charles St. Free. Call 410-547-9000 or go to thewalters.org.

Young Frankenstein: If you just can't wait until it arrives next month at the Hippodrome, this musical adaptation of the Mel Brooks' comedy classic is currently electrifying Washington. Shows start at 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Kennedy Center, 2700 F. St. N.W., Washington. Continues through Jan. 10. Tickets are $43-$95. Call 800-444-1324 or go to kennedy-center.org.

381 Days: This exhibit about the historic, 1955-56 Montgomery bus boycott incorporates photographs, political cartoons, fine art, illustrations and an 8-minute audio-visual program to help explain the cultural significance of the event. Open from noon to 5 p.m. at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum, 830 E. Pratt St. Admission is $6-$8. Call 410-263-1800 or go to africanamericanculture.org.

Poinsettia Show: See thousands of the vibrant Christmas flowers before this Mexican-themed holiday show comes to a close. Open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Howard P. Rawlings Conservatory and Botanic Gardens of Baltimore, 3100 Swan Drive. Free. Call 410-396-0008 or go to baltimoreconservatory.org.

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