Monday, November 13, 2017

Balloons, Bazaart, and Bots: November at AVAM

Richard Garriott, video game founding father and first person to organize an art exhibit in space

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AVAM Honors Diane Ackerman and Richard Garriott

WHEN: Saturday, November 18, 5–11:30pm
WHERE:
American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Highway, Baltimore

You're invited to a cosmic celebration honoring Pulitzer Prize-nominated author, poet and naturalist Diane Ackerman. Her acclaimed works include The Zookeeper's Wife. We also honor Richard Garriott, astronaut, video game designer founding father and the first person to organize an art exhibition in space.


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imageSounds of Silents: A Night of Music and Silent Shorts with Alloy Orchestra

WHEN: Saturday, November 18, 8:30pm–11:30pm
WHERE: American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Highway, Baltimore

Enjoy Alloy's Orchestra live accompaniment to silent film shorts using an outrageous assemblage of peculiar objects. Tickets include open bar, heavy hors d'oeuvres, and pre-show music by Classic Collective DJs & DJ Carl Jr.


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imagePop-Up Installation by Master Balloon Artist HongSeok Ko

WHEN: Tuesday, November 21–Saturday, November 25, 10am–6pm
WHERE: American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Highway, Baltimore
Free!

See this special, one-time pop-up installation by blind, South Korean artist HongSeok Ko, inspired by our latest mega-exhibit The Great Mystery Show.

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imageBazaart Holiday Art Market

WHEN: Friday, November 24, 12pm–6pm; Saturday, November 25, 10am–6pm
WHERE: American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Highway, Baltimore
Free!

Hundreds of original creations by over 40 regional artists and craftspeople, including paintings, sculpture, paper crafts, metalwork, jewelry, textiles, mixed media, apparel, and other work that simply defies categorization!

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imageWeekend Walk-In: Bot Shop

WHEN: Saturday, November 25, 1–4pm
WHERE: American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Highway, Baltimore

Drop in any time to this workshop and bring new life to recycled and found objects and create a reclaimed robot!


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Villa's Universe by Margaret Munz-Losch. Colored pencil. Courtesy of Megan Hurdle.Now Open: The Great Mystery Show

WHEN: October 7, 2017 – September 2, 2018
WHERE: American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Highway, Baltimore

From psychics to physicists, The Great Mystery Show artfully peels away the veil of the unknown! The exhibit playfully explores Mystery as that one secret power behind great art, science, and pursuit of the sacred.

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