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Mosaics with Rick Shelley
Saturday, September 21 10:00am - 4:00pm

Learn a variety of techniques of the ancient art of mosaics and walk away with your own finished piece of art.


Preview Party for "The Secret Life of Earth"
Friday, October 4 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Celebrate the opening of our newest mega-exhibition with our always popular Exhibition Preview Party with hors d'oeuvres, beverages, music, and fun!


Weekend Walk-In: Beaded Tree
Saturday, October 5 1pm - 4pm

In theme with our current exhibition "The Secret Life of Earth," make a beaded mosaic tree.


Doors Open Tour of AVAM
Sunday, October 6 11am - 12pm

Hear about the history of the buildings and unique architectural elements that house the American Visionary Art Museum's singular collection.


Shiny Happy Things Workshop with Bob Benson
Saturday, October 19 11:00am - 2:00pm

Make your own "Flashies" — dynamic, sparkling decorations made from mirrors and marbles and such.


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.


AVAM's Free Fall Halloween Celebration
Wednesday, October 30 4:00pm - 7:00pm

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


Sip and Shine: An After-Hours Experience
Thursday, November 21 6pm - 9pm

Join us for an after-hours experience with wine, scavenger hunt, and workshop!


Bazaart Holiday Art Market
Friday, November 29, 12pm - 6pm Saturday, November 30, 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!


Weekend Walk-In: Bot Shop
Saturday, November 30 1pm - 4pm

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


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Sock Monkey Saturday
Saturday, December 7 • 10am - 2pm

At this beloved Baltimore holiday tradition, make your very own sock monkey - a great last-minute gift, and just something fun to do with the family.