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Human Soul & Machine: The Coming Singularity!

Closing August 31, 2014

It's your last chance to experience AVAM's 19th original show, hailed by Art & Antiques Magazine as "one of the most thought-provoking museum exhibitions mounted recently." This stirring exhibit harnesses the enchanting visual delights of remarkable visionaries and cutting-edge futurists, including Kenny Irwin Jr., Rigo 23, Lindsey Bessanson, Fred Carter, Allen Christian, Alex Grey, Ray Kurzweil, O.L. Samuels, and many more. It's a hot-wired blend of art, science, humor, caution and hope!

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Flicks From The Hill
Thursdays: July 10–Aug 28 • FREE Screenings @ 9pm on Fed Hill • AVAM Open & Free 5-9pm on Flicks nights

Grab a blanket, picnic under the stars, and watch a great film selection inspired by AVAM's current exhibition, Human, Soul & Machine: The Coming Singularity! The Hughes Family Outdoor Theater features seating for more than a thousand on the natural amphitheater formed by Federal Hill; a 30-foot wide screen held from above by a Giant Golden Hand; a twinkling view of the city; and an amazing community experience that is FREE.

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Grand Pre-Flicks: Tours de Federal Hill
Thursdays: July 31 & Aug 21 • 6:30–8pm • FREE presented by Race Pace Bicycles & AVAM

See the local sights & scenery from the seat of your 2-wheeler on these relaxed, evening rides. Each night, we'll commence at 6:30pm at Race Pace Bicycles (1410 Key Hwy), then pedal through Ft. McHenry and the historic neighborhoods & parks of Federal Hill, ending at AVAM around 8pm – just in time for you to visit the museum & catch the free Flicks From The Hill movie at 9pm!

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Free Charm City Yoga Workshop before Flicks
Thursday, August 14 • 7pm–7:45pm • FREE! In our JRVC Plaza • BYO Yoga Mat & Towel

Refresh and rejuvenate with a FREE 45-minute Yoga session! Participants from beginner to novice and of all abilities are welcome to join Charm City Yoga instructors in this special Pre-Flicks workshop. Arrive early to tour the museum (we're open & free from 5-9pm on Flicks From The Hill nights), then stick around for the FREE Flick The Time Machine at 9pm on Federal Hill.

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SHINY HAPPY THINGS with Bob Benson
Saturday, August 16 • 11am–2pm $50, $35 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. Each participant will receive instruction on cutting and assemblage and will leave this workshop with at least two finished decorations to keep and dangle. For beginning and continuing students.

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Flicks Food Truck Night!
Thursday, August 28 • 5:30–8:30pmFREE entry, bring cash or credit to pay for your grub

We're celebrating the close of the Flicks 2014 season with a Food Truck Night! Feast on delicious eats from Woody's Taco Island, Kooper's Chowhound Burger Wagon, Sexy Vegie, Laughing Crab, Dab's Italian Ice & more! Then stick around for the closing night flick: Jurassic Park (free screening starts @ 9pm on Federal Hill). It's feeding time!

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Last chance to experience AVAM's Singularity!
Sunday, August 31 • 10am–6pm Regular admission applies

Our yearlong exhibition, Human, Soul & Machine: The Coming Singularity!, is coming to a close on Sunday, August 31, 2014. Don't miss your last chance to experience this totally original show, hailed by Art & Antiques Magazine as "one of the most thought-provoking museum exhibitions mounted recently." This stirring exhibit harnesses the enchanting visual delights of remarkable visionaries and cutting-edge futurists, including "Robotmas" – a special installation created by Kenny Irwin Jr., plus works by Rigo 23, Lindsey Bessanson, Fred Carter, Allen Christian, Dalton Ghetti, Temple Grandin, Alex Grey, Ray Kurzweil, O.L. Samuels, Sally Willowbee, and many more. It's a hot-wired blend of art, science, humor, caution and hope!

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MOSAICS with Rick Shelley
Saturday, September 20 • 10am–4pm $100, $75 Members

A One-Day MOSAIC WORKSHOP with Rick Shelley! Come and learn the ancient art of mosaic. You will get a chance to learn about a variety of techniques and walk away with your own finished piece of art. Supplies will be provided, and participants are welcome to bring some of their own (shells, buttons, glass, beads, pebbles, etc. are welcome), but please be sure to PACK A LUNCH.

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