Programs & Events Calendar

Current Exhibition:

The Great Mystery Show

The Great Mystery Show

Oct 7, 17–Sep 2, 18

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

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Visionary News:

Experience Encantada

Encantada is the new restaurant located on AVAM's 3rd floor that features local Chesapeake cooking. Drawing on the importance of "roots," both creative and culinary, Encantada supports regional farms, ranches, and aqua-culture, thus nurturing the concept of sustainability. Experience this enchanted escape where boundaries are blurred and tastes are celebrated.

Visit EncantadaBaltimore.com or call 410-752-1000 for reservations or more info.

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All Events

Educator Open House
Educator Open House
Thursday, October 19, 2017 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Educators of all kinds are invited to this special event where you can collect visionary resources for the classroom and learn about the educational programming available here at AVAM.

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AVAM's Free Fall Halloween Celebration
Thursday, October 26, 2017 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us for another freaky Free Fall Halloween Celebration at AVAM!

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The Miracle of Redemption: An Art Talk with Professor Gene Kangas
Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 10:30am-12pm FREE

In conjunction with our current show Reverend Albert Wagner: Miracle at Midnight, Art Professor Emeritus Gene Kangas provides a lecture on Wagner, with whom he had a 30-year friendship.

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Mosaics with Rick Shelley
Saturday, November 11, 2017, 10am-4pm $110, $85 AVAM Members

Learn the ancient art of mosaic, along with a variety of techniques. Walk away with your own finished piece of art!

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A Trip to the New Moon:
AVAM's Celestial Gala
Saturday, November 18, 2017 5pm-11pm

You're invited to a cosmic celebration of 22 years of continual operation as Baltimore's beloved national museum!

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Sounds of Silents:
A Night of Music and Silent Shorts with Alloy Orchestra
Saturday, November 18, 2017 8:30pm-11:30pm

Enjoy Alloy's Orchestra live accompaniment to silent film shorts using an outrageous assemblage of peculiar objects. Their famous "rack of junk" allows them to create any sound imaginable as you view silent shorts from 1906–1927.

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Bazaart Holiday Art Market
Friday, November 24, 12pm-6pmSaturday, November 25, 10am-6pm

Browse original creations by regional artists and craftspeople offering painting, sculpture, paper crafts, metalwork, jewelry, textiles, mixed media, and other work that simply defies categorization!

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Weekend Walk-In: Bot Shop
Saturday, November 25, 2017 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Bring new life to recycled and found objects and create a reclaimed robot!

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Shiny Happy Things with Bob Benson
Saturday, December 2 • 11am - 2pm $55, $40 Members

Join the creator of the Blinged-Out Universal Tree of Life in making your own "flashies": dynamic, sparkling decorations made from mirrors and marbles and such.

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Sock Monkey Saturday
Saturday, December 9, 2017 10:00am - 2:00pm

Make your very own Sock Monkey - a great last-minute gift, and just something fun to do with the family.

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