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Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery,

University of Maryland Baltimore County, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Catonsville, (410) 455-3827,



A New Context: Photographs from


The Baltimore Sun


. An exhibit of old photographs from

The Sun

that went through the process of engraving and retouching before being published in print. Through May 31.

American Visionary Art Museum,

800 Key Highway, (410) 244-1900,



The Art of Storytelling: Lies, Enchantment, Humor and Truth

. The exhibit brings together embroidering, diorama, film, and other forms of art to create a story. Through Sept. 1.

A Very Visionary Star-Spangled Sidewalk

. A sidewalk-art exhibit of the "Star-Spangled Banner" in conjunction with Maryland's Star Spangled 200 Bicentennial. July 1-Sept. 1.

Area 405,

405 E. Oliver St., (410) 528-2101,



House. Dignified

. An exhibit dedication to Shakespeare's

Romeo and Juliet

with featured works from Sondheim applicants. June 21-July 27.

Art Gallery of Fells Point,


1716 Thames St., (410) 327-1272,

. The Art Gallery of Fells Point presents its artist of the month, Cyndi Blank. Cyndi's exhibition on the back wall of the gallery features her exploration of non-representative art with big, bold, bright canvases. Through May 26. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays; noon-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays; 10-6 a.m. Saturdays.

Baltimore Clayworks,

5707 Smith Ave., (410) 578-1919,


Game, Set, Match


. An exhibit of service wares and sets for daily use or special occasions. Through May 25.

Baltimore Museum of Art,

10 Art Museum Drive, (443) 573-1700,


Front Room: Surreal Selves

. Works by Sascha Braunig, Aya Uekawa, and Erik Thor Sandberg show the surrealist touches of the Old Masters with a sense for today's pop culture. Through June 9.


Max Weber: Bringing Paris to New York

. An exhibit of nearly 40 paintings, prints, and drawings by Weber, Matisse, and other artists that influenced Weber's avant-garde painting style. Through June 23.

On Paper: Drawings From the Cohen Collection

. An exhibit of 20 drawings working in conceptual and minimalist styles, including works by Carl Andre, Mel Bochner, Olafur Eliasson, and others. Through Aug. 25.

Front Room: Nathaniel Mellors and Jimmy Joe Roche.

Both artists use video and other media to highlight the absurdity of the human condition and contemporary society. Roche, a Baltimorean, brings a Wham City slant to the BMA. July 3 through Sept. 29.


Center for Art and Visual Culture,

University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 100 Hilltop Circle, Catonsville. MFA Thesis Exhibition 2013. A collection of works done by graduating seniors in UMBC's visual arts program. Awards are given to students during the opening ceremony. May 21-June 7.

Clifton Park,

2701 St. Lo Drive , (410) 396-6102.

Clifton Park Works: Cultivating Art and History

. A temporary exhibition featuring new, research-based artwork by local and international artists. The exhibit is sponsored by MICA Office of Community Engagement in partnership with Civic Works. Through May 25.


Creative Alliance at the Patterson,

3134 Eastern Ave., (410) 276-1651,


Globe Poster: Not To Be Missed!

An exhibition of posters, printing tools, photos, and historical ephemera looking at the famous concert posters. Through June 15.

Wide Angle Youth Media Exhibition.


Baltimore-area high school students present photographs and videos and discuss their experiences living in the city. Through May 25.

Edwin Remsberg: Solo Exhibition

, Baltimore photographer Edwin Remsberg displays pictures from different folk art genres. This exhibit is a part of Maryland Traditions Folklife Festival and sponsored by Towson University's College of Fine Arts and Communication. June 1-15.

Norm Dubin: Solo Exhibition

. Manipulated pictures on display June 22- July 6.

The Big Show 2013


. Creative Alliance members put their art on display during this annual event, based upon the theme of movement. July 29-31.

Current Gallery and Artist Cooperative,

421 N. Howard Street,


Rodolpe Delaunay

. An exhibition of French artist Rodolpe Delaunay, who uses sculpture, installation, and film to investigate the history of science. May 25- June 16.


Druid Hill Park,

2600 Madison Ave., (410) 396-6106,

Art Outside Seeking Artists for Festival

. Art Outside is a free one-day festival showcasing work from Maryland artists. Entries are currently being accepted for ceramics-clay, drawing-painting, glass, jewelry, leather, mixed media, photography, digital, textile, and wood. 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. May 19.

Ellicott City B&O Railroad Station Museum,

2711 Maryland Ave., Ellicott City, (410) 461-1944.


Maryland to the Frontier


An Exhibition of Maryland Longrifles

. An exhibit of more than 20 longrifles made in Maryland from private collections. Through Oct. 16.

Fleckenstein Gallery and Archival Framing,

3316 Keswick Road, (410) 366-3669,



Atelier X7

. A show featuring personal artwork by the professional artists who make up the crew at NS Studios, led by artist Nancy Scheinman. Through June 29, noon-4 p.m. Sundays; 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays; 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Saturdays.

Full Circle Gallery,

33 E. 21st St. Baltimore Camera Club Exhibition. Full Circle Gallery hosts an exhibition featuring work from 19 regional photographers from Baltimore Camera Club. Prizes will be awarded, as well as a viewer's choice award. Through June 1, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays.

George Peabody Library,


17 E. Mount Vernon Place, (410) 659-8179,

For Love or Money: Art, Commerce & Stephen Crane

. Works from the Wetheim-Frary Collection containing more than 250 rare books, periodicals, letters, photographs, and pieces of ephemera by and about Stephen Crane. Through June 14, noon-5 p.m. Sundays; 9-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays; 9-3 p.m. Saturdays.

Goucher College's Silber Art Gallery,

1201 Dulaney Valley Road, Towson,(410) 3376-477,




. A new exhibit at Goucher College in which 10 artists present works that explore the multifaceted aspects of water. Through May 19, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays.

ICA Baltimore,

16 W. North Ave.,

. Ryan Mandell. An exhibit of sculptures created by contemporary architect Ryan Mandell in order to study what architecture says about society. July 25-Aug. 11.

Jewish Museum of Maryland,


15 Lloyd St., (410) 732-6400,


Chosen Food: Cuisine, Culture, and American Jewish Identity

. The Jewish Museum of Maryland explores the intersection of food, religion, and Jewish identity in America. Tastings and samples to be offered, along with good conversation. Ongoing exhibit.

ZAP! POW! BAM! The Superhero: The Golden Age of Comic Books, 1938-1950

. Featuring superhero memorabilia, original comic book art, video interviews with creators, and more. Through Aug. 28, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays and Sundays.


Maryland Art Place,

8 Market Place, suite 100, (410) 962-8565,


Oasis Places

. A collection of art centered around ways art can create a sense of place. Artists featured include Katherine Bennett, Stephen Bradley and Nicole King, K. David Fong, and Neal McDonald. Through June 22.

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts,


801 Chase St., Annapolis, (410) 263-5544,


Anima Mundi

. Featuring works in clay, bronze, and marble by Claire McArdle. Through June 9.

Maryland Historical Society,

201 W. Monument St., (410) 685-3750,



In Full Glory Reflected: Maryland During the War of 1812

. Two centuries removed from the War of 1812, America's Second War of Independence, the Maryland Historical Society retells a dramatic story with 5,000 square feet of displays and more than 100 historic artifacts.

Inventing a Nation

. All Marylanders (and other visitors) are able to see their role in creating the United States. Personal effects of George Washington and other Revolutionary War leaders are on display.

Woman of Two Worlds


. An exhibit of artifacts from the life of Maryland resident Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte.

Maryland Institute College of Art

, 1300 W. Mount Royal Ave., (410) 225-2300,


Master Guide: Celebrating A Legacy of Excellence

. Work will be on display by members of MICA's Master Guide, a group of alumni who graduated from MICA between 1941 through 1963. Through May 31.


New Door Creative,

859 N. Howard St., (410) 225-9333. Judy Tallwing. Artist and Native American healer Judy Tallwing presents her work, which includes paintings embedded with gems and minerals. May 20-June 18.

Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture,

830 E. Pratt St., (443) 263-1800,


Defining Moments: An Exhibition of Works by Bryan Collier


. An exhibit of works by illustrator Bryan Collier, whose style combines elements of watercolor and collage. Through May 26.

Homage to Harriet

. Works about and inspired by the life and legacy of Maryland-born abolitionist Harriet Tubman. Through June 23.

Ashe to Amen: African Americans and Biblical Imagery

. Works by African American artists inspired by the Bible. June 22- Sept. 29.

School 33 Art Center,


1427 Light St., (410) 396-4641,


From Joy to Terror

. Works by Benjamin Andrew, Hannah Brancato, Emily Campbell, Jon Duff, Nathan Gorgen, Jordan Kasey, Vincent Valerio, and Make Studio. Through May 25, noon-6 p.m.


510 W. Franklin St.,


. Caitlin Cunningham. Works by the artist parody misogyny in modern art. Through May 25.

Steven Scott Gallery,

808 S. Ann St., (410) 902-9300,


Regarding Nature

. The 25th-anniversary group exhibition features works by Robert Andriulli, Patricia Tobacco Forrester, Ellen Hill, Sheep Jones, Amy Lamb, Kathryn O'Grady, and Frank Trefny. Through June 29.


Regarding Nature: 25th Anniversary Summer Group Exhibition

. Part two of Steven Scott Gallery's

Regarding Nature

exhibit. Art by Robert Andriulli, Gary Bukovnik, Kristin Helberg, Sheep Jones, Amy Lamb, Kathryn O'Grady, Katja Oxman, and Tracie Taylor. July 3-Sept. 28.

Top of the World Observation Level,

401 E. Pratt St., (410) 837-8439,



A B SEE: A Baltimore Alphabet

. An exhibition of work of more than 40 artists, revealing the details of the sights, people, and lifestyles of the city. Through June 23.

Walters Art Museum,

600 N. Charles St., (410) 547-9000,



New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville

. An exhibit of works by the Baltimore-born artist who became famous in Europe before dying at 30, leaving behind fewer than 20 paintings. Through June 2.

Threshold to the Sacred: The Ark Door of Cairo's Ben Ezra Synagogue

. An intricately decorated and inscribed wood panel from a Torah ark, a work of exceptional historical importance. Through May 26.

New Eyes on America: Student Response

. This exhibit features the response of Maryland High School students to the Walters' exhibition


New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville

. Through June 9.

The Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize Finalists Exhibition

. Local artists compete for a $25,000 prize to help further their careers. This event is held in conjunction with Artscape. June 29- Aug. 11.

Site Unseen: Gregory Vershbow

. An exhibition of photographs taken by contemporary artist Gregory Vershbow. July 6-Sept. 8.


Living by the Book: Monks, Nuns and Their Manuscripts

. An exhibition of 20 books by the monastic community during the medieval period. July 13- Sept. 29.

Jacob Lawrence's Genesis Series

. Eight works from painter Jacob Lawrence that describe a verse from the Book of Genesis in the Bible. Sept. 14-Dec. 8.