From solo shows to musical performances and videos of art to artistic storytelling, this month has something for everyone to enjoy. Take a look at our Top 10 Artsy Things to do around town:
Jahru X (Jeff Huntington) and Street Art Films presents A Public Art Documentation. Experience this not to be missed photography and video exhibit at Annapolis City Hall Art Gallery now through January 28 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. The opening reception is December 6 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm.
St. John’s College Mitchell Gallery new exhibit, Painted Pages: Illuminated Manuscripts, 13th-18thCenturies, brings the rich pageantry of the Golden Age to Annapolis. This exhibition includes European and middle-Eastern medieval Bibles, prayer books, psalters, breviaries, and other sacred manuscripts. On display from January 9 through February 24.
The spirited Israeli jazz ensemble, Sivan Arbel Quartet, will present a free (no tickets) concert in Francis Scott Key Auditorium at St. John’s College on January 19 at 7:00 pm.Led by Sivan Arbel, vocalist, the quartet is known for its musical innovative style based on Mediterranean roots and Israeli songs.
The Annapolis Opera presents The Three Little Pigs: A Children’s Opera on January 26 at 11:00 am at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts. This exciting adaptation of a classic fairy tale is the perfect way to share the magic of live opera with the children in your life!
Three Figurative Painters: Jillian Macedonia, Lora Moran-Collins, and Steve Schulman invite you to see their work now through January 25 at the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.
Banneker Douglass Museum presents the “Laurence Hurst Anniversary Show.” Guest curated by Laurence Hurst, this exhibition surveys fifty years of his original artwork. “Songs of the Caged Bird,” is a dynamic exhibition featuring Maryland based African American artists, guest curated by Lilian Thomas Burwell. Opening reception is Saturday, January 12 from 3:00 – 5:00 pm.