Fall 2018 TEACHER OPEN HOUSES/FREE SCHOOL PROGRAM

 

Jewish Museum of Maryland

The Open House will feature a performance and Q&A by the curator, David London, followed by an exhibition tour of Inescapable: The Life and Legacy of Harry Houdini with insight into corresponding education components and the curriculum guidelines developed by the museum’s education department.
When: Thursday, September 13, 2018
Time: 4-5:30pm
Free for teachers
RSVP: 443.873.5167

 

Reginald F. Lewis Museum

An opportunity for educators to tour Romare Bearden: Visionary Artist, sample collage activities, learn about available teacher resources, and book your tour!  Light refreshments.
When: Thursday, September 27, 2018
Time: 5pm
For More Info: Click here

 

Baltimore School for the Arts

Baltimore School for the Arts is looking for 8th and 9th grade students who want to join the creative workforce.  Our students spend four hours a day honing their art, and four hours a day in an award-winning college-prep program. We offer six tracks: dance, film, music (vocal or instrumental), stage design and production, acting, or visual arts. Almost 100 percent of our graduates attend college—and they find rewarding careers both on and off stage. Learn what it takes to become a student at Baltimore School for the Arts at our upcoming Open House!
When: Saturday, September 29,
Time: 9 am to 3 pm.
No reservations required.  View Flyer here
Baltimore School for the Arts, 712 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201.

American Visionary Art Museum

When: Thursday, October 5, 2018
Time: 4-7pm
Free for educators
RSVP:https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdGFwex0DRkceu4LFBbp8_ta1JZztz-IDlytckheYIX7vcLMg/viewform
For More Info: http://avam.org/news-and-events/events/educator-open-house.shtml

 

The Walters Museum

Invite a colleague and explore the Walters collection, discover curriculum connections, and chat with museum educators. Make plans to use the museum as a resource throughout the school year, learn about connections to the 2019 National History Day theme, and kick off the school year with a free drink in the museum cafe.
When: Monday, November 5, 2018
Time: 4-6pm
For More Info: 443.263.1852, terry.taylor@lewismuseum.org


The 2019 Harlem Renaissance Centenary at Coppin State University

*Connecting the Dots: From the Harlem Renaissance to Hip Hop*
Guest Speaker: Professor Theron Coleman
With a performance by Maryland Opera!
When: November 9, 2018
Time: 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Free Event
The James Weldon Johnson Auditorium
2500 W. North Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21216
RSVP: email PEvans@coppin.edu or call 410-951-4164, DEADLINE FOR RSVP: Friday, October 19

 

STUDENT EXHIBITIONS

 

FRED LAZARUS IV ARTSCAPE PRIZE
For 2019, Artscape will be accepting applications from Baltimore City High School Students for the 6th annual Fred Lazarus IV Artscape Prize beginning February 2019. This prize will award $1,000 to the winning Baltimore City High School student artist, along with a stipend to produce a solo exhibition, with mentorship from BOPA staff, at Artscape.

The Fred Lazarus IV Artscape Prize is competitive program that seeks to recognize and encourage artistic talent in Baltimore City.  Fred Lazarus IV was instrumental in launching the city’s annual Artscape festival, now America’s largest free arts festival. Anchored on the campus at Maryland Institute College of Art for more than 30 years and extending multiple city blocks, Artscape annually draws more than 350,000 visitors over the festival’s three days, and has an economic impact on Maryland approaching $28.5 million. 

  • Open to students who live or attend school in Baltimore City
  • One-page artist statement
  • Recommendation letter from teacher / adult representative
  • Current, official high school transcript (This prize is NOT grade dependent. Transcript is required to prove Baltimore City Residency)
  • Digital portfolio of 4-8 images of artwork (72 dpi and 600 pixels in the longest direction) and a proof sheet with thumbnails of your work
  • Due date April 30, 2019

 

Courting Art Baltimore Exhibition: Theme- We Are Baltimore
*OPEN TO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ONLY
Submission Dates:
March 21-22, 2019
BCCC Exhibition: April 4, 2019, 6:30pm Mini Conference Center, 2901 Liberty Heights Ave, Baltimore, MD 21215
Courthouse Exhibition: May 15, 2019, 6pm Eastside District Court Building 1400 E. North Ave, Baltimore, MD 21213

10X10 Exhibition: Inspired Baltimore Ceasefire
*OPEN TO ALL GRADE LEVELS
Exhibition Dates:
January 10 – February 28, 2019
Reception: January 17, 2019
For more info:  CLICK HERE

FYI- For Your Inspiration
Exhibition Dates:
April 3-7, 2019
Reception:  Saturday, April 6, 1 – 4 pm
Strike Exhibition:  Monday, April 8, 8 am -4 pm

 

Congressional Art Competition
*OPEN TO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS IN MARYLAND’S DISTRICT 3
Winning pieces from each of the 435 Congressional districts will be displayed in the underground tunnel leading from the Cannon House Office Building to the U.S. Capitol building in Washington D.C. for a period of one year. 
Submission Due Date:
Early April
Artwork Delivered to: Congressman’s Office: 600 Baltimore Avenue, Suite 303, Towson, MD 21204.
For More Info: https://sarbanes.house.gov/services/students/art-competition