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Things to do in Baltimore and online Jan. 22-28

Grammy-nominated songwriter and drummer Karter Jaymes will lead an Interactive Songwriting Workshop from the Enoch Pratt Free Library events. Learn the ins and outs from creation to copyright. Register for the virtual event at prattlibrary.org. Saturday 2 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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If you haven’t sorted out your plans for the weekend and beyond, we’ve got you covered. Upcoming events range from ice sculptures to fundraisers to gallery receptions.
(John Coffren)
Jan. 23: Ice Festival
Watch works of art freed from blocks of ice at the annual Harbor Point Ice Festival. There will be no in-person viewing this year. Enjoy the event from the comfort of home. waterfrontpartnership.org. Saturday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Watch works of art freed from blocks of ice at the annual Harbor Point Ice Festival. There will be no in-person viewing this year. Enjoy the event from the comfort of home. waterfrontpartnership.org. Saturday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. (photo courtesy Waterfront Partne / Baltimore Sun Handout)
Jan. 23: Art exhibition
Step into the surreal wonderland of local artist Ram Brisueño and his Curious Days exhibit at the Gallery Blue Door. The opening reception will be on Zoom. To schedule a viewing call (410) 802-6665 or email gallerybluedoor@gmail.com. Saturday 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Step into the surreal wonderland of local artist Ram Brisueño and his Curious Days exhibit at the Gallery Blue Door. The opening reception will be on Zoom. To schedule a viewing call (410) 802-6665 or email gallerybluedoor@gmail.com. Saturday 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. (HANDOUT)
Jan. 23: Songwriters wanted
Grammy-nominated songwriter and drummer Karter Jaymes will lead an Interactive Songwriting Workshop from the Enoch Pratt Free Library events. Learn the ins and outs from creation to copyright. Register for the virtual event at prattlibrary.org. Saturday 2 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Grammy-nominated songwriter and drummer Karter Jaymes will lead an Interactive Songwriting Workshop from the Enoch Pratt Free Library events. Learn the ins and outs from creation to copyright. Register for the virtual event at prattlibrary.org. Saturday 2 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (HANDOUT)
Jan. 27: Arts Fundraiser
Help raise money for the arts at the Athletes for the Arts. Speakers include Baltimore native and former NFL player Aaron Maybin and performances by jazz vocalist Nnenna Freelon. Tickets for the virtual event cost $40 and all donations benefit Maryland Hall. For more information, visit marylandhall.org.Wednesday 7 p.m.
Help raise money for the arts at the Athletes for the Arts. Speakers include Baltimore native and former NFL player Aaron Maybin and performances by jazz vocalist Nnenna Freelon. Tickets for the virtual event cost $40 and all donations benefit Maryland Hall. For more information, visit marylandhall.org.Wednesday 7 p.m. (HANDOUT)
Ongoing: Half-Price Friday Night at the National Aquarium
Explore the denizens of the deep at half the cost at the National Aquarium. Tickets cost $19.95. Friday after 5 p.m.
Explore the denizens of the deep at half the cost at the National Aquarium. Tickets cost $19.95. Friday after 5 p.m. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun)
Ongoing: Port Discovery Children’s Museum Scout badge workshop
For children 5 and up, the Port Discovery Children’s Museum is hosting virtual badge workshops for Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts every Saturday through June. Register at portdiscover.org/overnights to receive a link to access the workshop and the materials needed to take part. Participation costs $20. Saturday 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.-4 p.m.
For children 5 and up, the Port Discovery Children’s Museum is hosting virtual badge workshops for Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts every Saturday through June. Register at portdiscover.org/overnights to receive a link to access the workshop and the materials needed to take part. Participation costs $20. Saturday 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.-4 p.m. (Jed Kirschbaum, Baltimore Sun photo)
Ongoing: “Issue No. 1″ exhibit at the Full Circle Gallery
In the latest exhibition at Baltimore’s Full Circle Gallery, Bria Sterling-Wilson pieces together torn fabric and clippings from fashion magazines and newspapers to create evocative collages that interrogate race and identity. In a quote on the gallery’s website, Sterling-Wilson says her artwork questions the idealized standards of beauty placed upon women of color while also drawing attention to Black joy and unity. The exhibition runs online until Jan. 16. fullcirclephotogallery.com.
In the latest exhibition at Baltimore’s Full Circle Gallery, Bria Sterling-Wilson pieces together torn fabric and clippings from fashion magazines and newspapers to create evocative collages that interrogate race and identity. In a quote on the gallery’s website, Sterling-Wilson says her artwork questions the idealized standards of beauty placed upon women of color while also drawing attention to Black joy and unity. The exhibition runs online until Jan. 16. fullcirclephotogallery.com. (VIVIAN DOERING)
Ongoing: Ice skating with a view
Since Nov. 13, the Harbor Terrace on the fifth floor of Baltimore’s Four Seasons Hotel has been transformed into a 1,800 square foot ice skating rink, with views of the Inner Harbor and city skyline. Tickets are $30 per person, though children 5 and under skate for free. A skate rental, snack and hot beverage are included with each ticket purchase. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 2-7 p.m. 200 International Dr. baltimore.org
Since Nov. 13, the Harbor Terrace on the fifth floor of Baltimore’s Four Seasons Hotel has been transformed into a 1,800 square foot ice skating rink, with views of the Inner Harbor and city skyline. Tickets are $30 per person, though children 5 and under skate for free. A skate rental, snack and hot beverage are included with each ticket purchase. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 2-7 p.m. 200 International Dr. baltimore.org (Photo courtesy Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore)
Ongoing: Virtual Train Garden Display at Engine Company 45
The Highlandtown Train Garden (pictured) is canceled this year because of the coronavirus, but model train aficionados can still get their fix at The Baltimore City Fire Department’s Engine Company 45, where a video tour of the seasonal train garden will be shown on a 20-foot projector that can be seen from inside a car. Monday-Friday from 4-8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday from noon - 8 p.m. 2700 Glen Ave., Western Run Park. facebook.com/watch/?v=372261700507769
The Highlandtown Train Garden (pictured) is canceled this year because of the coronavirus, but model train aficionados can still get their fix at The Baltimore City Fire Department’s Engine Company 45, where a video tour of the seasonal train garden will be shown on a 20-foot projector that can be seen from inside a car. Monday-Friday from 4-8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday from noon - 8 p.m. 2700 Glen Ave., Western Run Park. facebook.com/watch/?v=372261700507769 (Amy Davis / Baltimore Sun)
Through April 2021: Women of Steel
For the first time ever, the Baltimore Museum of Industry takes an exhibit outside. This one, “Women of Steel,” uplifts stories of women who worked at the Bethlehem Steel plant in Sparrows Point over the last near-century. Come and learn more about the women, including many who worked in the face of sexism, harassment and other challenges. Starts Oct. 12, along Baltimore Museum of Industry fence, 1415 Key Hwy., free, thebmi.org.
For the first time ever, the Baltimore Museum of Industry takes an exhibit outside. This one, “Women of Steel,” uplifts stories of women who worked at the Bethlehem Steel plant in Sparrows Point over the last near-century. Come and learn more about the women, including many who worked in the face of sexism, harassment and other challenges. Starts Oct. 12, along Baltimore Museum of Industry fence, 1415 Key Hwy., free, thebmi.org. (Tradepoint Atlantic, Bethlehem Steel Collection. Baltimore Museum of Industry)
Ongoing: “National Anthem” by Kota Ezawa at the Baltimore Museum of Art’s Spring House
The Spring House at the Baltimore Museum of Art hosts “National Anthem,” an animated video that is inspired by Colin Kaepernick and NFL players’ kneeling protests against police violence. Ongoing, Tues.-Sun. from 10 a.m. to dusk at the Spring House, Baltimore Museum of Art’s West Lawn, 10 Art Museum Drive, free, artbma.org.
The Spring House at the Baltimore Museum of Art hosts “National Anthem,” an animated video that is inspired by Colin Kaepernick and NFL players’ kneeling protests against police violence. Ongoing, Tues.-Sun. from 10 a.m. to dusk at the Spring House, Baltimore Museum of Art’s West Lawn, 10 Art Museum Drive, free, artbma.org. (Amy Davis, Baltimore Sun)
Ongoing: Baltimore Museum of Art’s Salon series
For the rest of the summer and into the fall, the Baltimore Museum of Art’s new Salon series will introduce online viewers to a different Baltimore gallery each week and present a curated exhibit of works by artists the gallery represents. Up now: Goya Contemporary, which is featuring artworks by eight artists, including two of Baltimore’s best — the MacArthur Award-winning sculptor, quilter and installation artist Joyce Scott (pictured), and the South African-born collage artist Jo Smail. Free. tomorrows.artbma.org.
For the rest of the summer and into the fall, the Baltimore Museum of Art’s new Salon series will introduce online viewers to a different Baltimore gallery each week and present a curated exhibit of works by artists the gallery represents. Up now: Goya Contemporary, which is featuring artworks by eight artists, including two of Baltimore’s best — the MacArthur Award-winning sculptor, quilter and installation artist Joyce Scott (pictured), and the South African-born collage artist Jo Smail. Free. tomorrows.artbma.org. (Kim Hairston / Baltimore Sun)
Ongoing: Virtual Studio Tour with Alex and Allyson Grey
Artists Alex and Allyson Grey take viewers behind the scenes of their own personal studio, courtesy of the American Visionary Art Museum. Everyday, free, youtu.be/5lgM7dOK-as
Artists Alex and Allyson Grey take viewers behind the scenes of their own personal studio, courtesy of the American Visionary Art Museum. Everyday, free, youtu.be/5lgM7dOK-as (Jed Kirschbaum, Baltimore Sun)
Ongoing: The Beautiful Journey: The Lens of Devin Allen
Internationally acclaimed Baltimore photographer Devin Allen takes center stage in this digital exhibition of his works. Organized by The Gallery at City Hall, this exhibition takes a broad look at Allen’s Baltimore with prose by writer D. Watkins and poet Kondwani Fidel. Everyday, free, facebook.com/baltcityhallgallery
Internationally acclaimed Baltimore photographer Devin Allen takes center stage in this digital exhibition of his works. Organized by The Gallery at City Hall, this exhibition takes a broad look at Allen’s Baltimore with prose by writer D. Watkins and poet Kondwani Fidel. Everyday, free, facebook.com/baltcityhallgallery (Ulysses Muñoz / Baltimore Sun)
Ongoing: Annapolis Streaming
The bars and cafes of Annapolis, like those in Baltimore, took major hits when forced closures shut things down. But the music hasn’t stopped at Annapolis Streaming, a Facebook page for area musicians to livestream their own concerts. Listen and support. Everyday, free (donation encouraged), facebook.com/AnnapolisMusic
The bars and cafes of Annapolis, like those in Baltimore, took major hits when forced closures shut things down. But the music hasn’t stopped at Annapolis Streaming, a Facebook page for area musicians to livestream their own concerts. Listen and support. Everyday, free (donation encouraged), facebook.com/AnnapolisMusic (Paul W. Gillespie/Capital Gazette)
Ongoing: Concerts “from” Fells Point
Before the pandemic hit, the sounds of live music poured out of the bars of Fells Point in the evening (especially weekends). Tune into this Facebook channel on most nights to see the musicians of this community perform and support them with donations. Everyday, free (donation encouraged), facebook.com/groups/FellsPointStreaming
Before the pandemic hit, the sounds of live music poured out of the bars of Fells Point in the evening (especially weekends). Tune into this Facebook channel on most nights to see the musicians of this community perform and support them with donations. Everyday, free (donation encouraged), facebook.com/groups/FellsPointStreaming (Barbara Haddock Taylor / Baltimore Sun)
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