Upcoming Academy Art Museum Programming


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

GAMELATRON @ AAM: Bodyphones

Through April 2020

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.


Five Giants of Romantic Music

February 27, March 12, March 26, and April 9 • 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

The museum is welcoming back the dynamic presenter, Dr. Rachel Franklin. Her course takes a unique look not only at the music of these five great composers – Mendelssohn, Schumann, Chopin, Liszt, and Wagner – but also at the fascinating way in which their paths intertwined, both socially and artistically. All were born within five years of one another, between the years 1809-1813.

Kittredge-Wilson Lecture

March 27 • 6 p.m.

Steve Ziger, Partner, Ziger/Snead of Baltimore Lecture Architecture for the Arts

Steve Ziger is a partner at the Top-50 US Architects firm of Ziger/Snead, which serves as the architect for the AAM’s new Courtyard Entrance and Gallery Renovations.


National Portrait Gallery

John Singer Sargent: Portraits in Charcoal

February 25

National Gallery of Art 

Degas at the Opéra & Painting from Nature: European Landscape Sketches, 1770–1870 

March 24


Open MIC

Second Wednesday of Each Month • 7 p.m.

March 11 – Because

Free. Contact Ray Remesch at RayRemesch@gmail.com for additional information.


Intermediate Drawing

Instructor: Bradford Ross

Thursdays, February 27-April 2 • 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Oil Painting Workshop: Expressive Brushwork Techniques

Instructor: Brad Ross

February 22-23 • 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Collage Workshop: Scrap Happy Day 

Instructor: Sheryl Southwick

February 25 • 9:30 a.m.-Noon

Photo Shoot Adventures

Instructors: Maire McArdle and Steve Walker

Saturdays, March 7-28 • 2-4:30 p.m.

Basic Drawing: The Fundamentals

Instructor: Katie Cassidy

Saturdays, March 7-March 28 • 10 a.m.-1p.m.

Still Life Painting Workshop

Instructor: Bernard Dellario

March 14-March 15 • 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Building Blocks of the Impressionist Landscape – One Element Each Week

Instructor: Diane DuBois Mullaly

Thursdays, March 19-April 30 (no class April 9) • 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Realism to Abstraction

Instructor: Sheryl Southwick

Tuesdays, March 3-24 • 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

The Naturalist’s Notebook; Spring Botanicals

Instructor: Maggii Sarfaty

Wednesdays, March 4 – March 25 • 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Printmaking Workshop: The Painterly Print

Instructor: Rosemary Cooley

March 13, 14 and 15 • 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Fundamentals of Photography: Tame Your Camera and Beyond Digital

Instructor: Sahm Doherty-Sefton

March 11, 18, 25 • 6-8 p.m.


Spring After-School Art Club

Grades 1 through 4

Instructor: Susan Horsey

Seven Fridays: March 20-May 15 (no class April 10) • 3:30–4:30 p.m.

The Art Club offers fun and engaging projects for children of all skill levels. Exploration of individual ideas and creativity is encouraged. The instructor will focus on a variety of media, including painting, printmaking, 3-D wire construction, collage, pastels, and graphite, while also teaching stylistic secrets of famous artists.


Piano & Guitar Lessons

Instructor: Raymond Remesch

Contact instructor for further information at 410-829-0335 or rayremesch@gmail.com.

Voice Lessons

Instructor: Georgiann Gibson

Contact instructor for information at 410-829-2525 or georgiann@atlanticbb.net.

Ballroom and Latin Dance

Instructor: Amanda Showell

Contact instructor for information at 302-377-3088 or visit dancingontheshore.com.

For additional information, visit academyartmuseum.org or call 410-822-2787.

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