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Make a beaded mosaic monkey at the American Visionary Art Museum's Weekend Walk-In Workshop.
Weekend Walk-In: Beaded Monkey
Saturday, February 1 • 1pm-4pm $5 plus museum admission

Make a beaded mosaic monkey inspired by our current exhibition "The Secret Life of Earth."


Sip and Shine: An After-Hours Experience
Thursday, February 13 • 6pm-9pm $45 General Public, $40 Members

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


All Black Everything: A Poetry Workshop in Partnership with DewMore Baltimore
Saturday, February 22 • 1pm-3pm $10 per participant, any age!

Nationally-renowned and award-winning slam poet Meccamorphosis will teach participants how to transform random text from books, magazines and newspapers into black out / erasure poetry.


Plant a silly succulent at the American Visionary Art Museum's Weekend Walk-In Workshop.
Weekend Walk-In: Plant a Silly Succulent
Saturday, March 2 • 1pm-4pm $5 plus museum admission

Let's get green! Layer lots of dirt, rocks and a succulent of your choice in a recycled vase and decorate.


White Elephant Barn Sale
Saturday, March 14 • 7am–11am Free

Calling all bargain hunters: don't miss AVAM's (once in a blue moon) white elephant rummage sale.


Shiny Happy Things with Bob Benson
Saturday, March 14 • 11am–2pm $55, $40 Members

Join the creator of the Blinged-Out Universal Tree of Life (outside of AVAM's Main Entrance) in making your own FLASHIES: dynamic, sparkling decorations made from mirrors and marbles and such.


Build a new animal using our recycled 'cool trash' and hot glue.
Weekend Walk-In: Create a Critter
Saturday, April 4 • 1pm-4pm $5 plus museum admission

Build a new animal using our recycled "cool trash" and hot glue.


AVAM's 21st Annual Kinetic Sculpture Race
22nd Annual Kinetic Sculpture Race
Saturday, May 2 • All Day | Race starts 10am! • FREE • Begins & ends at AVAM (800 Key Hwy, Baltimore)

A race of wacky, imaginative, totally human-powered works of art, designed to travel on land, through mud, and over deep harbor waters.


Weekend Walk-In: Story Cloth
Saturday, May 9 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!


Weekend Walk-In: Beaded Bee
Saturday, June 6 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Bedzaale your own bumble bee with sparkles from our treasure trove.