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Arts and Museums
The Walters Art Museum — 600 N. Charles St. 410-547-9000, http://www.thewalters.org.
• 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.
• Lunch & Learn: Recovering Lost Ancestry, Dec. 1, 12:15-1:15 p.m. Agnes Callum, 86, and her daughter, Martina Callum, will share their stories. Free.
• Peabody on the Court, concert features Margaret Hummel in a classical solo cello performance held in Sculpture Court, Dec. 2, noon–1 p.m. Free.
The Baltimore Museum of Art — 10 Art Museum Drive. 443-573-1870 or artbma.org. 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.
• Textiles from Central Asia on view through May 13, 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 through Dec. 2, gallery talk, Nov. 30, noon-1 p.m. Free. 410-435-0100 or ndm.edu/gormleygallery.
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.
• Joyce J. Scott '70, Nov. 28, noon, Brown Center: Falvey Hall. Known as the "Queen of Beadwork," she creates provocative beaded sculptural forms and neckpieces that address political and social issues such as gender, race and class struggle.
• Paul Chaat Smith, Nov. 28, 7 p.m., Brown Center: Falvey Hall, a Comanche author and curator whose work focuses on the contemporary landscape of American Indian politics and culture.
Minás — 815 W. 36th St. 410-732-4258. http://www.minasgalleryandboutique.com.