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The Baltimore Museum of Art will display Henri Matisse’s drawing technique in “Matisse: Drawing Defined” in the Cone Wing now through Nov. 17. The museum is open Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.; and during the first Thursday of every month (except major holidays), 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for seniors 65 and over and college students, and free for children 18 and under. Admission is free on the first Thursday of every month and for related Free First Thursday activities. The Baltimore Museum of Art is located on 10 Art Museum Drive at North Charles and 31st Streets, Baltimore. For information, call (410)396-7100 or visit artbma.org.

The Asian Arts and Culture Center presents “Rain Forest,” an exhibition of contemporary paintings by international artists, now through Oct. 25, 2002 in the Asian Arts Gallery located in the Center for the Arts, at the corner of Osler and Cross Campus drives. Admission to the exhibit is free. Gallery hours are Monday - Friday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Saturday, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. For more information, call Towson University’s Asian Arts and Culture Center at (410) 704-2807.

Sassafras, a small gallery in Charles Village, begins a second art season with “The Art of Mosaics” exhibit, installed by Rick Shelley, through Saturday, October 12, 2002. Location: 3200 Barclay Street, Baltimore. Hours are Fridays 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. and Saturdays 7 a.m. to 12 p.m., or by appointment.

The Baltimore Art Research & Outreach Consortium (BAROC) has launched “Maryland ArtSource,” a web site that offers visitors a way to learn about Maryland artists through biographies, online collections and many other resources. Visitors can also find out more about Maryland institutions, browse online painting collections, link up to institution library catalogs, read the latest art news, and join Maryland ArtMail to be updated on news and events.

The address is marylandartsource.org.

“Life. Loss. Hope.” This art show featuring the work of six artists, including the late John Hock, a Vietnam veteran, will be on view at The Beveled Edge, Gallery of Fine Art, 5909 Falls Rd. in Mt. Washington, through Oct. 31. Each artist strives to depict his or her reactions to human conditions of strife, tragedy and the discovery of hope. Gallery hours are 10-6 Mon-Fri, 10-5 Sat. 435-1427.

“Plates and Prints ’02” with collograph prints by Megan O’Brien will be displayed October 3-27, 2002 at Resurgam Gallery, 910 South Charles Street, Baltimore, MD, 21230. Photo/Digital artist Robert McClintock’s work will also be exhibited. Gallery Hours: Thursday - Saturday 12 - 6 p.m. and Sunday 12 - 3 p.m. A reception will be held on Saturday, Oct. 12 from 4 - 7 p.m. and a slide lecture is planned for Sunday, Oct. 13 from 1 - 3 p.m.

Baltimore Clayworks presents its 8th annual Holiday National Invitational Exhibition: “Winterfest 2002,” November 16 - December 23, 2002. The exhibit is held in the Baltimore Clayworks Gallery at 5707 Smith Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21209 and will feature 31 nationally renowned ceramic artists’ functional and decorative work. There will be an opening reception on Saturday, November 16 from 6 - 8 p.m. Admission is free. Baltimore Clayworks hours are 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday. For more information call (410) 578-1919.

Paper Rock Scissors announces its 2002 Fall and Winter Calendar of Exhibitions:

  • Mary Swann, Recent Paintings of Places Near and Far, through October 20, 2002.
  • “For the Birds - Recent Works by Kini Collins”, October 22 - December 1, 2002, Opening reception on Thursday, October 24, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
  • A Generous Offering of Small Works of Original Art for the Holiday Season, December 3, 2002 - January 12, 2003, Opening reception on Thursday, December 5, 2002, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Location: 1111 West 36th Street, Baltimore, MD 21211. Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sunday 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. For more information, call (410) 235-4420.
“Portraits,” an exhibit featuring the work of Gina Pierloni, runs from October 1 - November 30, 2002 at the Craig Flinner Gallery, 505 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, October 3, 2002 from 6-8 p.m. There is no entrance fee for the exhibit, and gallery hours are Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. For more information, contact Michael Bereznoff by phone, 410-727-1863, or fax, 410-727-0737, or email cflinner@gte.net.

The Baltimore Museum of Art presents “Painted Prints: The Revelation of Color in Northern Renaissance & Baroque Engravings, Etchings & Woodcuts” October 6, 2002 - January 5, 2003. The museum is open Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m, Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m., and during the first Thursday of every month (except major holidays), 5 - 8 p.m. Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for seniors ages 65 and over and college students, and free for children 18 and under. Admission is free on the first Thursday of every month. The museum is located on Art Museum Drive at North Charles and 31st streets. For more information, call 410-396-7100 or visit artbma.org.

Maryland Institute College of Art is pleased to present a slide lecture by the legendary radical abstract artist Bill Jensen on Tuesday, October 24, 2002 at 7 p.m. in the Mount Royal Station Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, call 410-225-2300 or visit mica.edu.

The Centreville Rotary Club’s 31st Annual Artisans’ Festival will be held Saturday and Sunday, October 5 & 6, 2002 at the Queen Anne’s County 4H Park located just off Route 301 near Centreville, Md. Some 50 artists will be featured exhibiting their work and there will be demonstrations and sales of fine art, crafts, country food and children’s activities.

The Park School presents “Anonymous Requiem,” a program of the visual, literary, and performing arts, on Friday, October 11, 2002 at 5:30 p.m. at Villa Julie College, 1525 Greenspring Valley Road. The event is free, but space is limited and reservations are required. Call 410-602-7163 for reservations.

The Asian Arts and Culture Center at Towson University presents “Visions of Tibet: Paintings by Four Artists from Lhasa” an exhibition displayed from November 1 - December 13 in the Asian Arts Gallery located in the Center for the Arts at the corner of Osler and Cross Campus drives. The opening reception is Friday, November 1 from 7 - 9 p.m. Gallery hours are Monday - Friday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Saturdays, 1 - 4 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call 410-704-2807.

The Asian Arts and Culture Center at Towson University presents the multiphonic singing monks of the Drepung Loseling Monastery in a showcase of Tibetan music, dance and history during the “Sacred Music Dance for World Healing,” Saturday, November 2 at 8 p.m. in Stephens Hall Theatre located at 8000 York Road. For ticket charges and additional information, call 410-704-2787. Tickets can be purchased at centerforthearts.towson.edu or the center’s box office at the corner of Osler and Cross Campus drives. Box Office hours are 12 - 4 p.m Tuesday - Saturday and one hour prior to events.


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This story was published on November 9, 2002.
  
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