Tuesday, February 7, 2012

FOOD FOR THOUGHT (AND THE SOUL) @ JHU MUSEUMS

Opens Feb. 3
Federal Foodies: From Farm to Table in Early Baltimore

From farming and gardening practices to how foods were preserved, prepared, and presented, this student-curated focus exhibition offers new insights into farm-to-table living, nineteenth century style. MORE »

Feb. 26
Urban Agriculture: Taking Root in the City

A multi-disciplinary panel will discuss the intersection of urban farming and community organizing in Baltimore, in conjunction with Homewood Museum's Federal Foodies exhibition. MORE »

Opens March 11
Spring Exhibitions Opening Celebration

Be among the first to see Evergreen's new special exhibitions, including the first museum retrospective of the French woman artist Alix AymĂ© (1894–1989) and a site-specific paper installation by artist-in-residence Tai Hwa Goh. Enjoy an open house of the museum's first floor period rooms and light refreshments. MORE »

 

Begins March 28
The House Beautiful Lecture Series

Hermes Mallea, architect and author of Great Houses of Havana: A Century of Cuban Style kicks off Evergreen's annual spring lecture series with a book talk and signing. Architect and interior designer John J. Tackett and decorative arts scholar and curator Donald Albrecht round out the series roster of distinguished speakers. MORE »

 

March 31
Music at Evergreen: Narek Arutyunian

18-year-old Armenian-born clarinetist nNarek Arutyunian makes his Baltimore recital debut accompanied by pianist Steven Beck. His playing "reaches passionate depths with seemingly effortless technical prowess, beguiling sensitivity, and an energetic stage presence," says The Washington Post. MORE »

 

Begins March 31
Edible Evergreen

A five-part, hands-on kitchen garden workshop series presented by chef John Shields and his restaurant, Gertrude's, highlighting three seasons of sustainably growing and preparing fresh organic produce on Evergreen's grounds. MORE »