Monday, March 5, 2012

WHAT’S DOING IN MARCH @ JHU MUSEUMS

Alix Aymé
WHEN: March 11–September 30; Opening Reception: March 11, 1–4 PM
WHERE:
Evergreen Museum & Library, 4545 N. Charles Street, Baltimore
This landmark retrospective of 20th-century French artist Alix Aymé chronicles a career that was much inspired by her over 20 years in Indochina. She succeeded in creating a synthesis of European and Asian styles, and was largely responsible for the renaissance of the Vietnamese art of lacquer.  MORE »

Lullaby in Evergreen
WHEN: Opens March 11; Artist Reception: March 11, 1–4 PM
WHERE: Evergreen Museum & Library, 4545 N. Charles Street, Baltimore
Experience Evergreen artist-in-residence Tai Hwa Goh's transformation of the Gilded Age mansion’s grand main staircase into a three-dimensional sculpture using enlarged, cut, and reworked hand waxed prints inspired by the museum and library collections. Closes May 27.  MORE »

The House Beautiful Lecture Series:
Hermes Mallea
WHEN: Wednesdays, March 28, April 25, and May 16, 6:30 PM
Architect and author Hermes Mallea gives an insider's tour of Havana's architectural gems. His book Great Houses of Havana showcases some of the city's most important homes, presenting their fascinating personal histories alongside Havana's architectural heritage. MORE »

Music at Evergreen: Narek Arutyunian
WHEN: March 31, 3 PM, with reception following
Armenian-born clarinetist Narek 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 »

Edible Evergreen
WHEN: March 31–October 27
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. Limited spaces remain! MORE »

 

Historic Farm Day
WHEN: April 1, noon – 4 PM
A half-day of hands-on activities and adventures for kids and adults of all ages, themed around Homewood's exhibition, Federal Foodies: From Farm to Table in Early Baltimore, including a petting farm, urban beekeepers, seed starting workshops, a costumed interpreter, and more. MORE »