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Walters Art Museum

, 600 N. Charles St. in Baltimore, is hosting a special exhibition:

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Public Property-June 17-August 19, 2012

This summer, we're holding a participatory exhibition, created collectively by the public. You decide what the exhibition will be. From Dec. 2011-March 2012, a series of public choices were made, from deciding the exhibition title and theme, to selecting artworks. First, we asked you to browse the collection and tell us which artworks you would collect and tag them with key words. We found some popular themes from among your choices. We held a vote to determine which would become this exhibition's theme, and you chose "Creatures." Using an online voting tool, the public selected the works of art to include in the exhibition. While on view, visitors will continue to contribute to, and change, this exhibition.

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America's Privateer Lynx

, an interpretation of a 19th century square top-sail schooner which helped defend a young United States in the War of 1812, will sail into Baltimore Harbor Friday, June 15, as part of Baltimore's Star-Spangled Sailabration. The 122-foot square top sail schooner Privateer Lynx with its eight-member crew in period dress will fire a salute from her main battery of six-pounder carronade deck guns upon her grand entrance scheduled for 3 p.m. at the docks at Broadway Pier, Fells Point. Following its grand entrance The Lynx will be available for public tours as well as sailing excursions around Baltimore harbor, one of the few Tall Ships to offer the chance to actually experience the ship's deck guns roar while under sail. For more information, a full schedule, or reservations, call 866-446-5969, or go to http://www.privateerlynx.org.

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

and the Baltimore School for the Arts present The Nutcracker, Dec. 21-22 at Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric, 140 W. Mt. Royal Ave, in Baltimore. Tickets are $33- $63. For more information, contact the the Modell Lyric box office at 410-900-1150.

The Maryland Science Center

, 601 Light St., Baltimore. For information and ticket prices, visit

or call 410-685-5225.

Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture

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, 830 E. Pratt St., in Baltimore. For more information, call 443-263-1800, e-mail

, or go to http://www.africanamericanculture.org.


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