Wednesday, December 19, 2018

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Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts

Baltimore Farmers' Market & Bazaar

WHEN: Sunday, December 23, 2018 - 7:00am to 12:00pm
: underneath the Jones Falls Expressway at Holliday & Saratoga streets

For the 2018 season, the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar features new and returning farmers, concessionaires and bazaar vendors, and continues its “First Sunday” program, in which there is a special theme on the first Sunday of every month. "First Sundays" was started in 2017 to honor the 40th anniversary.

School 33 Art Center Winter Exhibitions

WHEN: Through Saturday, February 2, 2019; Wednesday-Saturday, 11am-4pm
: School 33 Art Center,1427 Light Street, Baltimore

View the works of artists based in Baltimore and from across the country during School 33 Art Center’s latest multimedia exhibitions. In Your silence will not protect you., Nature As A Metaphor For Economic, Emotional And Existential Horror and Labor of Suggestion, artists explore nature, culture and identity. Image credit: Alex Callender, Beyond the Borders of New Space and Lost Time. More Info

Baltimore’s New Year’s Eve Spectacular

WHEN: Monday, December 31, 2018, 9pm-12:30am
Baltimore’s Inner Harbor

Ring in the new year with live music and a spectacular fireworks show at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Thunderball performs a variety of music starting at 9pm at the Inner Harbor Amphitheater at Pratt and Light streets. Stunning pyrotechnics ignite the harbor skyline at midnight during a 15-minute show choreographed to music. More Info

19th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade

WHEN: Monday, January 21, 2019, 12pm
: Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard

Celebrate the life of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Civic organizations, marching bands, cheer and dance squads, and military units participate in this parade rich in tradition. The procession commemorates the remarkable leader’s advocacy for racial equality, economic justice and international peace. More Info

For Your Safety

WHEN: Through Sunday, January 6, 2019
Top of the World Observation Level, 27th floor, World Trade Center, 401 E. Pratt Street

Erin Stellmon considers the physical and metaphorical presence of walls and fences in her mixed-media collages and paintings. The artist questions her ancestors’ right to lay claim to land and build barriers, as well as exposes the fragility of these boundaries. Image credit: Erin Stellmon, Alien Landscape Under ConstructionHours & Tickets

The Cloisters Open Houses

WHEN: Saturday, January 12, 2019, 11am-3pm; Saturday, January 26, 2019, 11am-3pm; Saturday, February 9, 2019, 11am-3pm; Saturday, March 9, 2019, 11am-3pm
: The Cloisters, 10440 Falls Road

Step into an enchanting medieval-inspired attraction and rental facility during Open House Plus, held throughout the year. Local caterers, photographers, florists, DJs and bridal shops are on hand to discuss options for those interested in having their special event at The Cloisters. More Info

Lateral Distance

WHEN: Through February 23, 2019; Saturdays, 11am-4pm
Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower, 21 S. Eutaw Street

Visual art and science inform Amy Wetsch’s works in response to her recent experience working with Dr. Sarah Hörst, a planetary scientist at Johns Hopkins University. The artist’s large-scale installation, sculptural objects and drawings aim to capture her imagined essence of Titan and the wonder and grandeur of the solar system. More Info


WHEN: Through February 23, 2019; Saturdays, 11am-4pm
: Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower, 21 S. Eutaw Street

Martha Dougherty’s discarded first attempts form new 3D constructions in her paintings and collages. Her multicolored works are in response to various subject matters, from the hidden beauty in a gritty cityscape to freshly picked tomatoes from a friend’s garden. Image credit: Martha Dougherty, Abstract Collage with String Instrument Watercolors. More Info