May 24, 2011

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Arts and Museums

The Walters Art Museum — 600 N. Charles St. 410-547-9000,

• Drop-In Art Activities: A Horse of Course, every Saturday and Sunday in May, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. May 21–22 is Centaurs to Unicorns, May 28–29 is Man and His Horse. Free.

• Relics and Reliquaries: Reconsidered, through May 22.

• Exhibition: Realistic Perfection — The Making of Oriental Ceramic Art, through June 4.

• Intercambio: "Artful" Language Exchange, May 21, 10-11:30 a.m. Sharpen your Spanish or English skills while having stimulating conversations about art and artists. Free.

• Classical Music Concert and Lecture with Gary Vikan, The Beau Soir Ensemble: The Garden of Earthly Delights, Graham Auditorium, May 22, Concert 1–2 p.m., lecture 2–3 p.m. Free.

• Setting Sail: Drawings of the Sea from the Walters' Collection, June 18–Sept. 11 featuring drawings, paintings, and prints of ships, sailors and the sea from the permanent collection of the Walters. Free.

The Baltimore Museum of Art — 10 Art Museum Drive hosts Drop-In Art Activities, Family Art Center, every Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. 443-573-1870 or General admission is free.

School 33 Art Center — 1427 Light St. hosts an exhibition, "I Know You're Looking, But What Do You See?" through June 17. Gallery open Wednesdays through Saturdays, noon-6 p.m. Free. 443-263-4350 or

Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower — 21 S. Eutaw St., presents an open studio day, June 2, 6-9 p.m. for original artwork, performances and tours, 1-5 p.m. Meet the artists, see their studios, and buy artwork directly from artists. At 2 p.m., Unexpected Theater presents short plays and monologues in the Studio 11 Theater. 410-752-8632 or

Evergreen Museum and Library — Johns Hopkins University, 4545 N. Charles St. 410-516-0341 or

• Scott Sedar: Triumph and Slavery, on view through May 29. Free.

• The Art of Diplomacy: The Garretts in Rome, on view through May 29. Reservations requested. Free.

The Antreasian Gallery —1111 W. 36th St. hosts "Through Women's Eyes," through June 5. Opening reception May 20, 6-9 p.m. 410-235-4420.

Baltimore Clayworks — 5707 Smith Ave. 410-578-1919.

• Seconds Sale Preview Party and Hot Pots, June 3, 6-9 p.m. Light fare, desserts and wine while you shop for ceramics made by professional artists. $20 member, $25 non-member. 

• Seconds Sale Continues, June 4, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and June 5, noon-3 p.m. Box sale, 4-5 p.m. Free. 


Fundraising Day — sponsored by Association of Fundraising Professionals, Hyatt Inner Harbor, June 6. Representatives from nonprofits across Maryland will gather for a full day of learning, roundtable discussions and workshops. To register for the conference,


A Day to Play — Neighborhood Softball Tournament, Roland Park Country School, June 11, 3-7 p.m. hosted by the GHCC. For $250 you can enter your own team of up to 15 players. Neighborhoods, churches, community associations, businesses, and friends can all sign up for a team. Package includes entry into round-robin games, team t-shirts, and water bottles. Also, food, kids activities, music, and entertainment. Katie McNeely, 410-261-3507 or

Second Saturdays in Station North — Eleven venues, all within 4 blocks of Charles Street and North Avenue will feature free events throughout the day including art exhibitions, live music performances, theatrical performance, theater class, improve performance, open mike and more. 410-962-7075, or

Farmers' Market — Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Highway, Saturdays, May 21 through Oct. 8, 9 a.m.–1p.m. 410-727-4808 Website:

Concerts and Theater

Minas — 815 W. 36th St., Hampden. 410-732-4258 or

• Fine Art Exibition: Phainomana: Photographs by James duSel. Show runs through May 29.

• Fiction: 510 Readings, May 21, 5 p.m. with Sarah Rose Etter, Steve Himmer, Paul Maliszewski, Joseph Riippi, Scott McClanahan. Free.

• Belly Dancing, May 22, 5 p.m. $5. Meridian Belly Dance holds a hafleh.

• Poetry: Elizabeth Stevens: Publication Party for Sirens' Songs, May 28, 5 p.m. Free.

• Fine Art Phainomana: Photographs by James duSel, runs through May 29.

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