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Events - 19 Jul 13

Saturday, June 22, 2013 - Saturday, August 10, 2013
Bliss Point, Brett Freund Solo Exhibition at Baltimore Clayworks

Baltimore Clayworks is proud to host Bliss Point, Brett Freund Solo Exhibition.This exhibition features Freund’s work from his past year as the Lormina Salter Fellowship Artist. The show runs June 22- August 10, 2013.

Bliss Point- the amount of an ingredient such as salt, sugar, or fat which optimizes palatability.

This exhibition is the culmination of Freund’s year in the Baltimore Clayworks’ studio as our Lormina Salter Fellowship Artist. Featuring slip-cast forms intuitively rearranged into functional and
sculptural objects. The origins of Freund’s work starts conceptually as a product that communicates preciousness but is manipulated with a chaotic integrity that confuses intention and understanding of value.His work investigates patterns of aesthetics and symbols in order to produce a mash-up of form and imagery by exploring the decorative nature of the highbrow and the surplus of culture.

Baltimore Clayworks, 5707 Smith Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21209

|P 410.578.191Bliss Point Brett Fruend June 22-August 10, 20139|F 410.578.0058|

 

 

info@baltimoreclayworks.org

Monday, July 1, 2013 - Monday, September 2, 2013
Gizmos, Gadgets and Gears

Baltimore’s Inner Harbor will become an epicenter for Do-It-Yourself invention beginning July 1, as all three floors of the Maryland Science Center transform into a hotbed of contraptions, challenges and creative inspiration for Gizmos, Gadgets & Gears—a special summer experience all day, every day, through Labor Day.

 

Visitors can build it, break it, test it or take it home in dozens of Gizmos, Gadgets & Gears activities and workshops engineered for an imagination-fueled summer of tinkering. Among the 50+ experiences that turn visitors into inventors are mousetrap-built racecar races, rubber band-powered helicopter flight tests, recycled CD art design and pinhole camera construction. Guests should keep their eyes peeled for Pop-Up, Bite-sized and Shock Science demonstrations—unannounced moments of exploring science marvels such as stomp rockets, zoetropes and alka-seltzer powered propulsions.

Gizmos, Gadgets & Gears activities are free with paid admission to the Maryland Science Center. For dates of specific activities, more information and ticket prices, visit www.marylandsciencecenter.org or call the 24-Hour Information Line at 410-685-5225.

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Friday, July 5, 2013 - Saturday, August 10, 2013
CRAIG CLIFFORD’s RECLAMATION at Baltimore Clayworks

JUNE 22–AUGUST 10, 2013

Clifford’s pieces are made by the assemblage of hundreds of press molded, kitsch forms to create texture that at first glance seems to be a mere surface, but then draws the viewer in with slices of recognizable imagery. He transforms these hollow, trite sentimentalized images that come from commercial molds of ‘art’ to create the work. The forms themselves are cast from found objects like refined teacups and serving pieces from cast off china sets, images of refinement and wealth and act as a contrast to the surface.

Baltimore Clayworks, 5707 Smith Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21209 

Call 410.578.1919 for more information

Monday, July 8, 2013 - Saturday, July 27, 2013
Notre Dame of Maryland University Hosts “Looking Away,” an Artscape Gallery Network Exhibit
“Looking Away,” an exhibition of works by local and regional artists curated by Geoff Delanoy, will be shown in Gormley Gallery at Notre Dame of Maryland University, starting Monday, July 8, and running through Saturday, July 27.
 
An opening reception will take place Friday, July 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. The reception is open to the public and free of charge. Gormley Gallery hours are8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday to Saturday. Admission is free. For more information, call 410-532-5582 or log onto www.ndm.edu/gormleygallery.
“Looking Away” is part of the Artscape Gallery Network of exhibitions highlighting the 2013 Janet and Walter Sondheim Prize applicants, along with artists working throughout the region. The exhibit presents the work of artists whose practice engages with the photograph’s descriptive capacity. Using a variety of techniques, these artists interrogate the medium’s role as record and memory.
July 8-27, 2013 at Gormley Gallery
  • Catherine Borg’s images from her Scouted series document erased and altered places photographed in 1994 and considered as stand-in locations for a fictionalized narrative based on actual events. Her re-contextualized images provide a unique vantage to see through time and to ask viewers to look at and through the layers. Her work has been exhibited and screened nationally and internationally at Galeria Grita Insam in Vienna, Austria and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art as well as galleries in Nevada, New Jersey, Los Angeles and New York City.
  • In the photographs of Ricardo Contreras, figures float suspended between one state of being and another in a dissolving space created by the physical dissolution of the photographic emulsion through the Mordençage technique. Contreras’s photographs explore the moment between one space and another. Contreras is a recent graduate of Maryland Institute College of Art where he was one of two recipients of the National Endowment for the Arts John Rena Art Scholarship.
  • William Knipscher is an artist whose work explores the themes of death, absence, impermanence and temporality. His work, richly conceptual, is expressed through a physical manipulation of photography that collapses the boundaries between technology and craft. Knipscher has exhibited nationally and his work is held by private collectors, as well as the British Council in Washington, DC
  • Kim Llerena is a photographic artist and educator currently based in Baltimore. Working in various formats, she engages photography’s indexical and artistic properties as a means to critically examine the descriptive implications of the medium. Llerena was featured in the 2012 Young Blood exhibition at Maryland Art Place, and has exhibited widely in Maryland, California, and New York.
  • The photographs in Ginevra Shay’s series Memories use archival family pictures, re-photographed to explore the concept of fabricated memories. Shay is an artist, curator and photo archivist. Her work has been exhibited locally and published nationally and internationally. She is the community darkroom founder and head of photo programming at Current Space in Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Marian Ochoa uses collage in her series Photochromies to survey experiences of light and color as recorded photographically. The final works, what Ochoa calls  ‘color compositions’ stand as a testament not to the individual experience that each photograph captures, but rather to an experience of light in a series of places over an expanse of time.  Ochoa has exhibited locally and nationally; her most recent solo exhibits include shows at the T. Rowe Price Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland and Studio G, Houston, Texas.
The Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize, held in conjunction with Baltimore’s annual Artscape juried exhibition, is produced by the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts. More than 300 artists apply for the prestigious Sondheim Prize which awards a $25,000 fellowship to assist in furthering the career of a visual artist or an artist collaborative living and working in the Greater Baltimore region. The Artscape Gallery Network promotes continued enjoyment of America’s largest, free arts festival and encourages visitors and residents to visit and support Baltimore‘s local galleries.
 
Gormley Gallery is supported by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, an organization dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive. An agency of the Department of Business and Economic Development, the MSAC provides financial support and technical assistance to nonprofit organizations, unites of government, colleges and universities for arts activities. 
   
Friday, July 19, 2013
Patio Party

This summer, the Maryland Science Center will liven up its harbor terrace with tunes and treats at its all-new Patio Party series. Patio Parties will occur on select Fridays alongside the discounted admission for Fridays After Five in July and August. Science Center admission is not required to participate in the party.

These summertime celebrations feature live, family-friendly music, good food, beer, wine and soft drinks – available for purchase at happy hour prices! And it all happens right in Baltimore’s historic Inner Harbor on the Science Center’s outdoor patio.

Patio Party Band Schedule:

  • July 12 – Featuring rockin’ surf band Garage Sale
  • July 19 – Featuring blues group Kelly Bell Band
  • August 9 – Featuring Beatles tribute band The Lovely Rita’s
  • August 16 – Featuring eclectic five piece band Yo No Say

Fridays After Five takes place every Friday in July and August from 5:00-8:00 p.m., including full admission to the Maryland Science Center, with an IMAX screening and a Planetarium show – all for a discounted $8 (free for members).

The Maryland Science Center is located at 601 Light Street at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. For information and ticket prices, visit www.marylandsciencecenter.org or call the 24-Hour Information Line at 410-685-5225.

Friday, July 19, 2013
Patio Party at the Maryland Science Center!

This summer, the Maryland Science Center will liven up its harbor terrace with tunes and treats at its all-new Patio Party series.Patio Parties will occur on select Fridays as part of discounted admission for Fridays After Five in July and August.

These summertime celebrations boast all the fun of Fridays After Five, plus live, family-friendly music, good food, beer, wine and soft drinks – available for purchase at happy hour prices! And it all happens right in Baltimore’s historic Inner Harbor on the Science Center’s outdoor patio.

Patio Party Band Schedule:

July 12 – Featuring rockin’ surf band Garage Sale
July 19 – Featuring blues group Kelly Bell Band
August 9 – Featuring Beatles tribute band The Lovely Rita’s
August 16 – Featuring eclectic five piece band Yo No Say

Fridays After Five takes place every Friday in July and August from 5:00-8:00 p.m., including full admission to the Maryland Science Center, with an IMAX screening and a Planetarium show – all for a discounted $8 (free for members).

The Maryland Science Center is located at 601 Light Street at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. For information and ticket prices, visit www.marylandsciencecenter.org or call the 24-Hour Information Line at 410-685-5225.

Friday, July 19, 2013
Musical Kabbalat Shabbat Service

The community is invited to join Beth Am Synagogue  to welcome Shabbat with music and song led by Rabbi Daniel Cotzin Burg, Cantor Ira Greenstein and guest musicians.

The event begins at 6 pm with a BYO dairy or fish dinner. An activity is scheduled at 6:40 pm for families with young children, 9 and under. Services begin at 7 pm. Call 410-523-2446

Friday, July 19, 2013
Musical Kabbalat Shabbat Service:

Join Beth Am Synagogue to welcome Shabbat with music and song led by Rabbi Daniel Cotzin Burg, Cantor Ira Greenstein and guest musicians. 7 p.m., Waterfowl Pavilion at the Maryland Zoo.

Contact: 410-523-2446 or Office1@bethambaltimore.org.

Friday, July 19, 2013
Brooklyn Indie Folk-Pop Darling Julia Weldon Debuts Her Sophomore Album Light Is A Ghost

Brooklyn Indie Folk-Pop Darling Julia Weldon Debuts Her Sophomore Album Light Is A Ghost

Friday, July 19

Physical Copies of Light Is A Ghost Available For Sale Beginning July 19

Julia Weldon’s 2008 Light Is A Ghost drops at the Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave., Brooklyn, NY) on July 19 at 9:00 PM. Tickets are $10.