New Photography II
Through October 7
New Photography II, a biennial juried competition, includes photographic artists at all stages of their career. The exhibition aims to highlight the current state of photography across a broad spectrum, showcasing new and exciting work by both emerging and established artists. This year’s selection includes many exciting works by 66 artists from all over the United States that explore our modern world through different disciplines within the medium. Philip Brookman, Consulting Curator of the Department of Photographs, National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., will jury the exhibition. Philip will visit the Museum in September to view the exhibition, particularly the prints, to determine this year’s award recipients.
Through October 7
Antonio McAfee is one of the most unique emerging voices in photography today. The Baltimore-based photographer and professor’s first solo U.S. museum exhibition, Legacy, features found portraits of middle-class African American historical figures, which Antonio uses to explore the reconstruction of identity and the significance of visual perception. His installations deliver ethereal and dynamic experiences of his historical subjects and transform their legacy.
2020 Annual Members’ Exhibition
Signs of the Times
December 11–January 17, 2021
Register online: October 1–30 (link opens October 1)
The Museum’s Annual Members’ Exhibition invites artists to submit works that explore Signs of the Times. 2020 has been a troubling year that has at least brought moments of clarity, togetherness and gratitude for many of our members. The exhibition will feature imaginative and experimental works in any medium that addresses how this unique time manifests itself in our personal and shared world.
KITTREDGE-WILSON SPEAKER SERIES – Lectures on Zoom!
Gordon Parks: The New Tide, Early Work, 1940–1950
Philip Brookman, Consulting Curator, Department of Photographs, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
September 25 • 6 p.m.
Philip Brookman illustrates how Gordon Parks’s early experiences at the Farm Security Administration, Office of War Information, and Standard Oil Company (New Jersey), as well as his close relationships with Ralph Ellison, Langston Hughes, Roy Stryker, Charles White, and Richard Wright, helped shape his groundbreaking style.
Instructor: Bradford Ross
September 3–October 8
Thursdays • 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
Paint Better Boats
Instructor: Diane DuBois Mullaly
September 3, 10, 17 • 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
Built-in rain date: September 24
Traveling with Gouache
New Instructor: Bernie Dellario
September 12, 13 • 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Basic Drawing: Gaining Confidence in
Value and Composition
Instructor: Katie Cassidy
September 15–October 20
Tuesdays • 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
New Instructor: Georgia June Goldberg
September 16–October 21
Wednesdays • 1:15– 4 p.m.
Pastel: Creating Strong and Vibrant Compositions in Still Life and Landscape
Instructor: Katie Cassidy
Session 1: September 16–October 7
Session 2: October 14–November 4
Session 3: November 11–December 9
(no class November 25)
Wednesdays • 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
It’s All About the Light
Instructor: Steve Bleinberger
September 26 and 27 • 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Adult Art Class Scholarships in Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Pastels, Watercolor,
And Much More Available (All Materials are Included)
Visit academyartmuseum.org for a full listing of classes. Scholarships are made possible through a generous grant from The Mid-Shore Community Foundation. Contact Katie Cassidy for details at 410-820-5222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Museum offers art classes for the area’s home-schooled children, ages 6 and up. Classes focus on fine art techniques and materials. A variety of media will be explored. Students visit the Museum’s exhibitions when appropriate. All classes meet on Fridays from 1-2:30 p.m. The fall home-school semester has two six-week sessions. Instructors are Constance Del Nero for ages 6 to 9 years and Theresa Schram for ages 10 and above.
Early Fall Session
September 11 – October 16
6 to 9 years. Pre-registration is advised as space is limited in each group.
PERFORMING ARTS CLASSES
Piano & Guitar Lessons
Instructor: Raymond Remesch
Contact instructor for further information at 410-829-0335 or email@example.com.
Instructor: Georgiann Gibson
Contact instructor for information at 410-829-2525 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
MUSEUM COVID-19 GUIDELINES
Per City, State and CDC guidelines, new safety measures have been implemented to ensure limited attendance and adequate space for social distancing. Masks must be worn at all times by participants and instructors. Prior to visiting the Academy Art Museum, visitors are encouraged to visit AAM’s website to read more about the Museum’s reopening protocols. Responses to frequently asked questions can be found on the Visit Page.
If you aren’t able to visit the Museum at this time, enjoy its available virtual tours, art activities, artist talks and virtual platform, Art at Home. For additional information, visit academyartmuseum.org or call 410-822-2787.