“One of the most fantastic museums anywhere in America.”
AVAM specializes in original thematic exhibitions that seamlessly combine art, science, philosophy, humor and especially social justice and betterment.
farmer/artist VOLLIS SIMPSON
“I had a lotta junk and I had
to do something with it.”
for self-taught and intuitive artistry
- Thu, May 06Online
- Tue, May 11OnlineMay 11, 7:00 PM EDTOnlineArtist Wayne Kusy used 197,000 toothpicks to create the Lusitania, on view as part of AVAM’s permanent collection. Virtually tour his studio, then make your own toothpick work during the demo, using materials from your home. You'll receive the supply list in an email confirmation after you RSVP.
- Fri, May 21OnlineMay 21, 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDTOnlineTake a virtual tour with architects Rebecca Swanston and Diane Cho as they reflect on the museum's design, recently voted Baltimore's Most Beloved in Baltimore Architecture Foundation's competition. Rebecca Hoffberger, AVAM's founder & director, joins to give her history on collaborating with them.
- Sat, Jun 19Irvine Nature CenterJun 19, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PMIrvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Rd, Owings Mills, MD 21117, USAIn a guided walk inside Irvine Nature Center, see the woods through the eyes of Pat Bernstein, whose work is currently on view in our "Earth" exhibit, and chef Chris Amendola, of the restaurant Foraged. Free.
Kinetic Sculpture Race founder