Northern Baltimore city calendar of events

October 20, 2011

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Arts and Museums

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

• Drop-in Art Activities: Kid Geniuses. To investigate the connections between science and art, every Saturday and Sunday in October, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Free.

• Exhibition — Puzzles of the Brain: An Artist's Journey through Amnesia. Runs through Dec. 11.

• Lost and Found: Exhibit runs until Jan. 1. Free.

• Family Festival of Discovery celebrates connections between art, science, math and play, Oct. 22, 1 a.m.-4 p.m. Create inventions and make experimental art.

• Drawing Classes: Movement, Gesture and Composition, Graham Auditorium, Sundays, Oct. 23, 30 and Nov. 6. $150, members $75. Registration required.

• Chasing Aphrodite: A Story of Antiquities Purchases, Confidential Sources & Ethical Dilemmas, Oct. 29, 2 p.m. Reception to follow.

• Theodore L. Low Lecture, Art History & Neuroscience: The Challenge for the Humanities, Oct. 30, 2–3 p.m., pre-talk concert 12:30 p.m. Free.

• The Alash Ensemble: Tuvan Xöömeizhi performing the ancient tradition of throat singing (xöömei in Tuvan) that was developed among nomadic herding people, Oct. 30, 12:30–2 p.m. Free.

The Baltimore Museum of Art — 10 Art Museum Drive. 443-573-1870 or General admission is free.

• Drop-In Art Activities, Family Art Center, every Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

• Free Family Sundays, Workshops: 2–5 p.m. Tours: 2–2:45 p.m. last Sundays.

• Hand Held: Personal Arts from Africa, includes a variety of seats, vessels, blankets, combs, hats, and other objects created for individuals and households in 21 African countries. On view through Feb. 5, 2012.

• Print by Print: Series from Durer to Lichtenstein, an exhibition of prints by American and European artists from the late 15th through the 21st centuries, including Canaletto, Marcel Duchamp, Pablo Picasso and Ed Ruscha. On view Oct. 30 through March 25, 2012.

Collaborations Exhibit — at Notre Dame College, 4701 N. Charles St., Fourier Hall, Gormley Gallery. Works by clients at Penn Mar Human Services, in Freeland, and students at Notre Dame. Runs Oct. 24-Dec. 2, with opening reception Oct. 29, 4-6 p.m., and a gallery talk, Nov. 30, noon-1 p.m. Free. 410-435-0100 or

School 33 Art Center — 1427 Light St. presents the following. Open Wednesdays through Saturdays, noon-6 p.m. 443-263-4350 or

• Members' Gallery Exhibition: Jonathan Latiano through Oct. 29.

• The End of an Era, presented by BHBITB through Oct. 29.

• Microcosm/Macrocosm: Two Communities in East Baltimore, Main Gallery through Oct. 29.

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

• Scott Philip Goergens: Fragments from Utilis Planta. Exhibit runs through Nov. 27.

• Belly Dancing, Oct. 23, 5 p.m. Meridian Belly Dance holds a hafleh, a performance showcasing a variety of belly dancing styles. $5.

• Words: Michael Fallon with Special Guests Dorit Carroll and William Rivera, Oct. 27, 5 p.m. Free.

• Color Light Theory: Acoustic Autumn Show, Oct. 29, 5 p.m. $8. or Jamie,

• Fine Art: Scott Philip Goergens: Fragments from Utilis Planta, through Nov. 27

•Yoga, Thursdays through Oct. 27, 7-8:15 a.m. $12 drop-in. Regina, 614-205-7663 or or

The Baltimore Museum of Industry — 1415 Key Highway presents original artifacts, contemporary arts and crafts, and photographs from Baltimore's Lumbee Indians. The exhibit "Hard Workin' Pilgrims: Lumbee Indians in Baltimore City Industry" runs until Dec. 31. Free with general admission. Robin Gabriel, 410-727-4808 ext. 146 or

Baltimore Open Studio Tour — Professional visual artists open work studios to showcase their art — including paintings, sculptures, photos, installations, clay and mixed media — to the public during the annual self-guided tour, Oct. 22 and Oct. 23, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Participating studios are located throughout Baltimore City, 443-263-4350.


Maryland State Boychoir Scholarship Gala — at City Lights, second floor 1840s Ballroom, Sat. Nov. 12, 7-11 p.m. Includes drinks, hors d'oeuvres and dinner, live music and a performance by The Changed Voice Choir, silent and live auction. $125 prior to Oct. 21, $145 after. Kathy Hawker, 410 554-8644 ext. 3.


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