Academy Art Museum Announces December Events


The following Academy Art Museum exhibitions are sponsored by the Talbot County Arts Council, the Maryland State Arts Council, and the Star Democrat. Free and open daily, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Annual Members’ Exhibition

The Small Originals Holiday Exhibition

Through December 4

Free and Open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Easton Armory (aka Waterfowl Building), 40 South Harrison Street in Easton, across the street from the Academy Art Museum (during the museum’s renovations)

Museum members are invited to get creative, imaginative and experimental around a Small Original theme in any medium. Participation in the Members’ Exhibition is not juried. Anyone with a current membership, valid through the end of the exhibition, may enter one artwork. 2D artwork may not exceed 13 x 13 inches (maximum dimensions, including frame), or 13 x 13 x 13 inches for 3D artwork. David Hawkins, Head of Education at The Kreeger Museum, will serve as judge for the 2019 exhibition.

GAMELATRON @ AAM: Bodyphones

Through April 2020

Free and Open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Museum Front Yard

Bodyphones is an immersive installation by Aaron Taylor Kuffner, an American-born conceptual artist, based in New York. The artwork’s mission is to expand the legacy and creative cultural power of the traditional Indonesian instrument called the gamelan. Aaron exhibits his Gamelatrons to create sanctuaries, both in public and private spaces.


Portfolio Night

December 4 • 6-8 p.m.

Free. 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 as well.

Open MIC

Second Wednesday Each Month

December 11 • 7 p.m. Frozen Theme

Free. Contact Ray Remesch at for additional information.


Handmade Coastal Holiday Ornaments

Instructor: Maggii Sarfaty

December 5 and 6 • 10 a.m.-noon

Maggii Sarfaty will lead a workshop on making coastal holiday ornaments on December 5 and 6 at the Academy Art Museum.

Edible Art: Decorative Gingerbread

Instructor: Maggii Sarfaty

December 12 • 6-8 p.m.


Family Ornament Day (free)

Instructor: Museum Staff

December 14 • 10 a.m.-1 p.m.


Piano & Guitar Lessons

Instructor: Raymond Remesch

Contact instructor for further information at 410-829-0335 or

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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