Northern Baltimore city calendar of events

November 03, 2011

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Arts and Museums

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

• Drop-in Art Activities: Text Messages, every Saturday and Sunday in November, 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.

• Day of the Dead: El Día de los Muertos, the Mexican holiday celebrates the lives of family and friends who have died, Nov. 6, noon-3 p.m. Free.

• Lunch & Learn: The Story of Vessantara, Nov. 3, 12:15-1:15 p.m. Free.

• EUREKA! Jewelry Fair, held in Sculpture Court, Nov. 4-6, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. $15 includes admission to the special exhibition Lost and Found: The Secrets of Archimedes. Opening night cocktail party, Nov. 4, 6–8 p.m. $75.

• Mini Camp: Kid Conservators, ages 5-12, Nov. 4, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Nonmembers, $100; members, $80. Registration required. 410- 547-9000, ext. 300 or

• Peabody on the Court, features Jeremiah Baker, classical saxophone performance in Sculpture Court, Nov. 4, noon–1 p.m. Free.

• Fall Forum: The Archimedes Palimpsest features scholars and scientists presenting a cross-discipline conversation while raising issues about the discovery and conservation of The Archimedes Palimpsest. Nov. 12, noon–4:30 p.m. Free.

• Intercambio: Artful Language Exchange. Sharpen your Spanish or English skills while having conversations about art and artists in a series of bilingual gallery experiences, Nov. 13, 3-4:30 p.m.

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. On view through March 25, 2012.

• Members' Book Club: "The Creation of Eve" in the palor, Nov. 13, 3–5 p.m. $5, members free. 410-547-9000, ext. 334.

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 through Dec. 2, gallery talk, Nov. 30, noon-1 p.m. Free. 410-435-0100 or

Maryland Institute College of Art — 1300 W. Mount Royal Ave. presents regional, national and international artists, designers, authors and curators to discuss their work, life and career experiences.

• Design Double Feature: Book Launch, Nov. 7, 6 p.m. Reception 7 p.m. Presentations of the release of two new books on graphic design written and designed by MICA faculty, students and alumni. "Graphic Design Thinking: Beyond Brainstorming" and "Participate: Designing with User-Generated Content."

• Douglas B. Dowd: The Artist-Correspondent as a Cultural Figure, Nov. 8, 7–8:30 p.m. Main building, room 110.

• Kelly Dobson Nov. 9, 7 p.m. Brown Center: Falvey Hall.

Minás — 815 W. 36th St. 410-732-4258.

• Essential Sundays Poetry, Nov. 13, 4 p.m. An open reading followed by featured readers. $3.

• Fiction: 510 Readings, Nov. 19, 5 p.m. featuring Joshua Mohr, Stephanie Barber, Ben Loory and Mike Young. Free.

• Town Square Open Mic, Nov. 20, 4 p.m. Poetry, performance, stand-up comedy, acoustic music, fiction, mime, monologues, sleight-of-hand, puppetry, oratory and mimicry. Free. Sarah Jane,

• Closing Party for Fragments from Utilis Planta, Nov. 26, 6–9 p.m. with artist, author, and filmmaker Scott Philip Goergens. Exhibit runs through Nov. 27. Free.

• Yoga, Thursdays, Nov. 3–Dec. 29, 7–8:15 a.m. $80 series, $12 drop-in. Classes for all levels. Regina, 614-205-7663, or

End to End — presented by Maryland Institute College of Art, an exhibition featuring self-reflective artwork by Youngmi Song Organ, Nov. 18- Dec. 18, Bunting Center's Pinkard Gallery, 1401 W. Mount Royal Ave. Reception Nov. 18, 5-7 p.m. Open Mondays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sundays, noon-5 p.m.

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