Academy Art Museum’s November 2018 Events


The Annual Members’ Exhibition: The Museum @ 60

November 16-January 13, 2019

Public Reception and Awards: Friday, November 16 • 5:30-7 p.m.

Free Docent Tours, Wednesdays • 11 a.m.

The Academy Art Museum is celebrating its 60th Anniversary. In honor of this milestone, the museum is suggesting the theme of “60” for its 2018 Members’ Exhibition. Museum members have been invited to get creative, imaginative and experimental around the suggested “60” theme in any medium. New York artist Emily Lombardo will serve as judge for the exhibition and present the exhibition awards.

Jay Fleming: Island Life

Through November 11

Maryland photographer Jay Fleming has spent years documenting the culture and environment of the Chesapeake Bay. In his exhibition, Island Life, he documents life on Smith Island and Tangier Island, the Chesapeake’s only inhabited offshore islands. Being water-locked and isolated from modern transportation has created a unique way of life on Smith and Tangier, allowing for a preservation of the island’s history and traditions. Jay Fleming discovered his passion of photography upon receiving his father’s Nikon camera in his early teens. He immediately developed an affinity for looking at life through the camera lens and what ensued was an exciting photographic journey that would eventually lead him to his career as professional photographer.


Arena Stage

Washington, D.C.

“Anything Goes”

November 28 • Noon

The SS American has set sail from New York to London. Aboard, the lovelorn Billy has stowed away on a mission to stop the marriage of his mystery muse, countess Hope Harcourt, to the millionaire, Lord Evelyn Oakleigh. Now, it is up to Billy with the help of showgirls, sailors, and public enemy #13, to find, woo and win back his true love. Unlikely alliances arise as mischief and mayhem ensue in this madcap musical by beloved composer and Tony Award winner Cole Porter.


Linocut Greeting Cards

Instructor: Sheryl Southwick

November 1 • 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Modern Wall Hanging Workshop

Instructor: Jenny Walton

November 1, 2 • 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Painting the Late Autumn Landscape – All Mediums

Instructor: Diane DuBois Mullaly

November 3 and 4 • 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Printmaking: Mixed Media

Instructor: Sheryl Southwick

Tuesdays, November 6-27 • 5:30-8 p.m.

Wine Glass Charms

Instructor: Maryetta Dynan

November 7 • 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Mosaic Evening: Stepping Stones

Instructor: Sheryl Southwick

November 15, 29 • 5:30-8 p.m.

Pastel: Fundamentals and Personal Study

Instructor: Katie Cassidy

November 28, December 5, 12, 19 • 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Fall Portfolio Night

November 28 • 6 to 8 p.m.

Free (pre-registration required). Area high school students are encouraged to bring their artwork to receive expert tips on what makes a winning portfolio from a panel of art school representatives and professional artists. This evening is ideal for high school seniors who are considering applying to art school and underclassmen who would like to get a leg up on preparing a strong portfolio. Parents, teachers and guidance counselors are welcome. Email the Museum’s Director of Children’s Education and Community Programs, Constance Del Nero, at 978-902-1993.

Open MIC

November 12 – You Are What You Eat, December 10 – Airing of Grievances • 7 to 9 p.m.

The Academy Art Museum’s Open Mic is a monthly occasion for the community to share and appreciate the rich tapestry of creativity, skills and knowledge that thrive in the region. Contact Ray Remesch at for additional information.

Performing Arts Classes

Piano & Guitar Lessons

Instructor: Raymond Remesch

Contact instructor for further information at

Voice Lessons

Instructor: Georgiann Gibson

Contact instructor for information at 410-829-2525 or

Ballroom and Latin Dance

Instructor: Amanda Showell

Contact instructor for information at 302-377-3088 or visit

For additional information, visit or call the museum at 410-822-2787.

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