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Academy Art Museum Announces August Events

August 1, 2018 @ 8:00 am - August 29, 2018 @ 5:00 pm


The Academy Art Museum’s exhibitions are generously supported by the Maryland State Arts Council, the Talbot County Arts Council and the Star-Democrat.

AAM @ 60: The Diamond Exhibition

Part II: Through October 14

Free Docent Tours: Wednesdays at 11 a.m., meet at Front Desk

In 1958, the Academy Art Museum opened its doors to the public as the Academy of the Arts. In 2018, the accredited Museum invites all audiences to celebrate its 60th anniversary, honoring the past and celebrating the future. Program highlights include a special two-part Diamond Exhibition, representing the creative genius of artists from Europe and North America, spanning from the seventeenth century to the present. Anke Van Wagenberg, Chief Curator, has selected artworks from among the over 1,400 works in the Permanent Collection for two sequential exhibitions. The Diamond Exhibition will showcase a representative range of works including prints from Rembrandt and Goya to Whistler and Picasso, and selections of AAM’s holdings in other media including painting, photography and sculpture.

Reflections: Natural and Imagined

Through August 19

Free Docent Tours: Wednesdays at 11 a.m., meet at Front Desk

The St. Michaels Art League (SMAL) presents a juried selection of work in various mediums inspired by the theme “Reflections.” Interpretations vary broadly from literal to figurative and may include reflections on nature, on objects, on buildings, and reflections on thought and expression, to name a few. Carla Massoni, owner of Massoni Gallery in downtown Chestertown, will serve as this year’s juror.


Open MIC

Second Monday Each Month

August 13 • 7-9 p.m.

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



Composition in Nature

Instructor: Julia Rogers

August 11 and 12 • 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Summer Challenge – A Painting A Day for 15 Days

Instructor:  Diane DuBois Mullaly

August 4, 11 and 18 • 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Inspired by the Bay: A Painting Workshop (Oil or Acrylics)

Instructor: Matthew Hillier

August 24, 25, 26 • 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.


For the Pastelist: Summer Mentoring Sessions

Mentor: Katie Cassidy

August 8, 15, 22, 29 • 10 a.m.-3 p.m.


Watercolor Techniques and Applications for Landscape

Instructor: Paul Allen Taylor

August 16 and 17 • 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Matchstick Ink Line and Wash for Watercolor

Instructor: Paul Allen Taylor

August 18 • 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Mixed Media

Drop by and Mix it Up–Mixed Media

Mixed media using collage and monoprints and linocuts

Instructor: Sheryl Southwick

August 11 • 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Summer Camps

Splatter, Spin & Spray: Making “Process” Art

Ages: 3-5 years

August 13-16 • 9 a.m.–noon

Wonder Women Artists Workshop

Ages 13-17

Instructor: Dawn Malosh

August 6-9 • 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Sumi-e Painting

Ages 8-14+

Instructor: Dawn Malosh

August 6-8 • 1-3:30 p.m.

The World I See: A Sketchbook Journal

Ages 8-13

Instructor: Susan Horsey

August 13-17 • 10 a.m.-noon

Plaster Sculpture and Design

Ages 10+

Instructor: Theresa Schram

August 20-24 • 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.


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.


August 1, 2018 @ 8:00 am
August 29, 2018 @ 5:00 pm


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106 South Street
Easton, MD 21601 United States
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