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Events - 13 Oct 13

Thursday, July 25, 2013 - Monday, June 9, 2014
Woman of Two Worlds — Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte and Her Quest for an Imperial Legacy

An exhibition that brings 1812 Baltimore vividly to life. Runs through June 9, 2014. All day, the Maryland Historical Society, 201 W. Monument St., Baltimore. Visit mdhs.org/betsy-bonaparte/the-exhibition.

Thursday, August 1, 2013 - Thursday, October 31, 2013
Urban Pirates

An interactive pirate adventure aboard the Fearless, Baltimore’s only pirate ship. Learn to dress, talk, and walk like a pirate while searching for treasure and blasting enemies with water cannons in the Inner Harbor. Runs through Oct. 31, Fells Point, 912 S. Ann St., Baltimore. Visit urbanpirates.com.

Sunday, September 1, 2013 - Sunday, October 13, 2013
Art: Your Fortunate Eyes

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington (JCCGW) is pleased to announce the opening of an exhibition of photographs by world-famous Israeli photographer Rudi Weissenstein. Forty four selected photographs from the exhibition Your Fortunate Eyes will appear in the Center’s Goldman Art Gallery from September 1 through October 13, 2013.  This event is free and open to the public.

Primarily taken between the 1930s and the 1970s, Weissenstein’s photographs capture a multifaceted Israel during the early years of its formation. He documented the arrival of Jewish immigrants, the construction of new settlements and industries, the kibbutz collectives and Bedouin Arabs, as well as military parades, cultural events and scenes from everyday life.

 

For more information, please visit http://www.jccgw.org/articlenav.php?id=113

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - Saturday, December 28, 2013
Art: Mindy Weisel

MINDY WEISEL | NOT NEUTRAL
In Memory of Fran Eizenstat
September 3 – December 28, 2013

The Kreeger Museum is pleased to announce the opening to the public of Mindy Weisel | Not Neutral on September 3, 2013. This exhibition is comprised of three significant bodies of work that parallel one another in large-scale human and environmental tragedies – Paintings of the Holocaust (ca. 1980), Survival of Beauty (2010), and After Tohoku (2012). In each series Weisel reveals her exploration of deep emotion through color, gestural marks, surface tension, and composition. These works are profound expressions of the triumph of beauty, reconciliation, and healing over human tragedy, loss, and destruction.

Related Program:
“The Art of Mindy Weisel and the Relevance of Abstract Expressionism”
Thursday, November 14, 6:30-7:30 pm Lecture by Dr. Erich Keel

For more information, please visit http://www.kreegermuseum.org/​

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - Sunday, October 20, 2013
Rothfeld Collection of Contemporary Israeli Art

The Donald Rothfeld Collection of Contemporary Israeli Art ​is on exhibit from September 3 – October 20, 2013. The first exhibition of Donald Rothfeld’s extraordinary gift of Israeli Art to the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center in honor of Ambassador Michael B. Oren. The 161-piece collection chronicles Israel’s history and includes the work of numerous prominent and emerging Israeli artists, including Uri Aran, Yael Bartana, Tsibi Geva, Moshe Kupferman, Siglat Landau, Elad Lassry, and Michael Rovner.

Admission is FREE. Museum is closed on Mondays.
Join us for the Artists’ Reception on September 7 from 6-9PM to see the exhibit, mingle, and enjoy light refreshments!

For more information, please visit http://www.american.edu/cas/museum/​
Friday, September 6, 2013 - Friday, March 28, 2014
Fridays After Five Returns to National Aquarium

National Aquarium’s popular community discount program, Fridays After

Five, returns on Friday, September 6. Every Friday evening through March 28, guests entering National Aquarium, Baltimore between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. (exploring until 9:30 p.m.) will enjoy a low admission price of $12.

Fridays After Five is a great way for visitors to discover the wonders of the Aquarium’s collection of more than 16,000 magnificent animals and explore exhibits including the newly opened Blacktip Reef exhibit and Dolphin Discovery at a greatly reduced price. For the best experience ever, visit http://aqua.org/visittoday.

Monday, September 9, 2013 - Monday, December 16, 2013
Chickadees: 3-week Musical Toddler Series

Inspired by sounds from nature, join us for musical adventures along the trails. Birds, frogs, crickets and cicadas are only a few of the creatures that inspire us! Trees, wind and even the rain are also motivation to sing and make music! Learn more about this exciting series!

Upcoming sessions:

  • Session 1: Sept. 9, 16, 23
  • Session 2: Oct. 7, 21, 28
  • Session 3: Nov. 4, 18, 25
  • Session 4: Dec. 2, 9, 16

Ages: 2-3 (with adult)
Time: 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Price: $35/session members, $50 per session non-members

Monday, September 9, 2013 - Monday, December 16, 2013
Movin’ in the Meadow: Nature Fitness

Moms, forget the gym! Instead, hit the trails – and yes, you can wear your baby! We will stretch, hike and get our hearts pumping all while enjoying Irvine’s tranquil setting. This program is for adults, expecting moms, or adults with very young children. Commit to a season of outdoor fitness!

Dates: Mondays, Sept. 9 through Dec. 16 (off 10/14, 11/11)
Times: 11:00am – 11:45am OR 12:45 – 1:30 p.m. (afternoons are more intensive)
Price: $90 members, $115 non-members (per season)

Sunday, September 29, 2013 - Monday, January 20, 2014
Mummies of the World: The Exhibition

Mummies of the World, the largest exhibition of mummies and related artifacts ever assembled, presents a never-before-seen collection of naturally and intentionally preserved mummies.  This compelling collection, presented with reverence and dignity, includes ancient mummies and important artifacts from South America and Europe, as well as ancient Egypt.

Embark on a journey into the extraordinary world of mummies and mummification. Through modern science, engaging interactives and multi-media exhibits, the exhibition reveals how the scientific study of mummies provides a window into the lives of ancient people from every region of the world, offering unprecedented insights into past cultures and civilization.

Monday, September 30, 2013 - Monday, November 18, 2013
Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers

Living with Alzheimer’s: For Caregivers
Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers is a series of education programs that provide answers to the questions that arise in the early, middle and late stages of the disease. Hear from those directly affected and learn what you need to know, what you need to plan and what you can do at each point along the way.

Attend all or any of these weekly seminars
This program will cover information for caregivers of people with:
• Early-stage Alzheimer’s disease: September 30-October 14
• Middle-stage Alzheimer’s disease: October 21-November 4
• Late-stage Alzheimer’s disease: November 11-November 18

Topics covered will include:
• Developing a care team
• Legal and financial planning
• Coping strategies
• Care and treatment options
• Communicating and connecting
• Maximizing independence

The event is held every Monday.

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