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Join for a free pilates with Arielle Gordon
Fun before Flicks: Pilates with Arielle Gordon
Thursday, July 18 6:30pm • Free

Pilates instructor Arielle Gordon will help you improve flexibility, build strength, and develop your core through this low-impact exercise.

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Flicks from the Hill: Mommie Dearest
Thursday, July 18 9pm • Free • And free museum admission 5pm-9pm

The abusive and traumatic adoptive upbringing of Christina Crawford at the hands of her mother, screen queen Joan Crawford, is depicted. - from IMDB

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Join for a free class with Nia instructor Amy Vait
Fun before Flicks: Free Class with Movement Lab
Thursday, July 25 6:30pm • Free

Nia (neuromuscular integrative action) instructor Amy Vait leads a class that blends dance arts, martial arts and healing arts.

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Christmas in July Celebration
Thursday, July 25 6:30pm-8:30pm

Before the screening of "Home Alone" enjoy food and drink for purchase, featuring Union Craft Brewing's "Bling Universe," a beer created in exclusive tribute to AVAM!

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Flicks from the Hill: Home Alone
Thursday, July 25 9pm • Free • And free museum admission 5pm-9pm

An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation. - from IMDB

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Fun before Flicks: Kindness Rock Painting
Thursday, August 1 6:30pm - 8pm, while supplies last! Free.

Spread kindness & smiles! Paint a rock with a design or message, then leave it somewhere for a stranger to find.

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Join a fun run with Charm City Run
Fun before Flicks: Fun Run with Charm City Run
Thursday, August 1 6:30pm • Free

Lace up your running shoes and enjoy this casual 3- to 5-mile jog through local neighborhoods before crossing the finish line at AVAM.

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Flicks from the Hill: Coraline
Thursday, August 1 9pm • Free • And free museum admission 5pm-9pm

An adventurous 11-year-old girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home, but it has sinister secrets. - IMDB

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Weekend Walk-In: Story Cloth
Saturday, August 3 1pm - 4pm

Inspired by Esther Krinitz’s sewn tapestries as seen in our exhibition "Esther and the Dream of One Loving Human Family," tell your own story with cloth & baubles -- no sewing required!

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Summer Teachers' Institute: Women in the Holocaust
Wednesday, August 7 8am - 5pm

In this 3-day institute, teachers will immerse in learning about women in the Holocaust through visits to a different institution each day: the Jewish Museum of Maryland, the United States Holocaust Museum, and the American Visionary Art Museum.

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Free yoga with YogaWorks
Fun before Flicks: Yoga with YogaWorks
Thursday, August 8 6:30pm - 7:30pm • Free

Refresh and rejuvenate with a FREE outdoor yoga session with Yogaworks before Flicks on the Hill.

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Flicks from the Hill: The Addams Family
Thursday, August 8 9pm • Free • And free museum admission 5pm-9pm

Con artists plan to fleece the eccentric Addams family using an accomplice who claims to be their long-lost uncle. - adapted from IMDB

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Join for a book camp workout with Savoy Fitness
Fun before Flicks: Boot Camp with Savoy Fitness
Thursday, August 15 6:30pm • Free

Join for a free boot camp workout with Savoy Fitness!

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Fun before Flicks: Kindness Rock Painting
Thursday, August 15 6:30pm - 8pm, while supplies last! Free.

Spread kindness & smiles! Paint a rock with a design or message, then leave it somewhere for a stranger to find.

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Flicks from the Hill: Mrs. Doubtfire
Thursday, August 15 9pm • Free • And free museum admission 5pm-9pm

After a bitter divorce, an actor disguises himself as a female housekeeper to spend time with his children held in custody by his former wife. - from IMDB

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Join a group bike ride with Race Pace Bicycles
Fun before Flicks: Tour de Federal Hill
Thursday, August 22 6:30pm • Free • Start: Race Pace Bicycles, 1414 Key Hwy

Race Pace Bicycles leads a pedal through the historic neighborhoods & parks of Federal Hill.

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Fun before Flicks: Wakanda Wearable art activity
Thursday, August 22 6:30pm - 8pm, while supplies last! Free.

Dress like a member of the Wakanda kingdom by creating your own embellished neck piece or bracelet. Free while supplies last.

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Flicks from the Hill: Black Panther
Thursday, August 22 9pm • Free • And free museum admission 5pm-9pm

T'Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger from his country's past. - from IMDB

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Weekend Walk-In: Cosmic Egg
Saturday, September 7 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Make your own mini version of artist Andrew Logan's Cosmic Galaxy Egg sculpture with a special clay-like material and sparkly bits!

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Join us for an Educator Open House at the American Visionary Art Museum on Thursday, October 22nd.
Educator Open House
Thursday, October 22 6pm-8pm or 7pm-9pm

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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