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September Events at Academy Art Museum

September 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Exhibitions are generously supported by the Maryland State Arts Council, the Talbot County Arts Council and the Star-Democrat.

Bennett Bean: Be Careful What You Fall in Love With

September 16 – November 5

Curator-Led Tours: Wednesday, September 20, 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 1, 11 a.m.

Bennett Bean is an American ceramic artist best known as a ceramicist for his treatment of vessels post firing. He works in a range of media, including stone, precious metals, wool and silk weaving and painting. The Easton exhibition is his first solo museum exhibition.

David Driskell: Renewal and Form, Recent Prints

September 16 – December 31 (with interruption from October 18–22 for Craft Show)

Noted artist and scholar, David Driskell, PhD, is widely respected as an artist, curator, educator and scholar of African-American art. He is Professor Emeritus of Art at the University of Maryland, College Park and where the David C. Driskell Center for the Study of the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora honors his contributions to the field.

Helen Siegl: Fantasy Creatures from the Museum’s Collection

September 16–November 26, 2017

Helen Siegl used an unusual printmaking technique – often combining various kinds of blocks and plates to create an image, including handmade plaster blocks. She designed these when wood was scarce in Vienna during World War II. Helen gained a reputation for both her individual signed and numbered prints and for her book illustrations.

Annual Members’ Exhibition

Continuing through September 4

The Academy Art Museum’s Annual Members’ Exhibition is an exceptional tradition which represents the best of the region’s artists and offers an opportunity to view the creative talents of colleagues and friends.


Academy Art Museum Instructors’ Open House

September 9 • 10 a.m.–3 p.m.

Come meet the Museum instructors, view their work, watch art demonstrations and enjoy refreshments while learning about fall courses at the Museum.

Craft Show Luncheon with Bennett Bean

Friday, September 15 • Noon–2 p.m.

Scossa Restaurant

Enjoy an intimate lunch of classic northern Italian cuisine prepared by award-winning chef and owner Giancarlo Tondin of Scossa Restaurant and listen while ceramic artist Bennett Bean shares his inspiration for his prolific body of work.

Open MIC

September 11 • 7 – 9 p.m.

Theme: Changes

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.


Kittredge-Wilson Lecture Series

These lectures feature an exciting array of speakers who impart a diversity of perspectives on subjects such as art, architecture, history and literature. Series Tickets: (6 lectures) $125 Members, $150 Non-members. Individual tickets are available as well. Pre-registration is suggested at academyartmuseum.org.

Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry

Arthur K. Wheelock Jr.

Curator of Northern Baroque Paintings, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

September 29 • 6 p.m.


  • Andrew Wyeth: In Retrospect

Brandywine River Museum of Art

September 6

  • Black, White & Abstract: Callahan, Siskind, White

Baltimore Museum of Art

September 27


Mini Masters Academy

An Early Enrichment Program for Children ages 2–4

In Partnership with the Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center

Morning or Full-Day Program – Classes begin September 6

Mini Masters Academy introduces young children to new ideas through a thematic approach to learning that emphasizes relationships and the ability to make meaningful connections. Contact Janet Hendricks for program details at jhendricks@academyartmuseum or 410-822-2787.

Home School Art Classes

Fridays • 1-2:30 p.m. • September 8–October 13 and October 27–December 15

(No classes on November 10 or 24)

After-School Art Clubs

Thursdays, September 21–November 30 (No class on October 19, November 9 or 30)

3:45–5 p.m.

Li’l Kids After-School Art Club

Fridays, September 22–December 1 (No class on October 20, November 10 or 24)

3:30–4:30 p.m.



Photographing the Log Canoe Races

Instructor: Jay Fleming

September 9

Botanical Watercolor Workshop

Instructor: Hillary Parker

September 22, 23 and 24 • 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Adult Classes


Introduction to Basic Drawing

Instructor: Katie Cassidy

Tuesdays, September 12–October 17 • 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Intermediate Drawing: Interiors and Still Life

New Instructor:  Daniel Riesmeyer

Wednesdays, September 20–October 25 (no class October 18) • 10 a.m.–1 p.m.

Portrait Drawing

Instructor: Brad Ross

Thursdays, September 21 – October 26 (no class October 19)• 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Beginning Painting: Studies in Color

Instructor: Sheryl Southwick

September 12, 14, 19, 21 and October 3 and 5 • 9:30 a.m.-Noon

Painting Birds in the Landscape

Instructor: Matthew Hillier

Saturdays, September 16–October 28 (no class October 21) • 10 a.m.–1 p.m.

Oil Painting for New or Returning Painters

Instructor: Diane DuBois Mullaly

September 16, 23, October 7 • 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Still Life in Pastel

Instructor: Katie Cassidy

Wednesdays, September 13–October 4 • 10 a.m.–1 p.m.

Beginning Watercolor Painting

Instructor: Heather Crow

Tuesdays, September 12 – October 10 • 1 – 3:30 p.m.

Mulberry Paper Collage Workshop

Instructor: Sheryl Southwick

September 20 • 2–4:30 p.m.

Printmaking Exploration

Instructor: Sheryl Southwick

September 12, 14, 19, 21 and/or October 10, 12, 17, 24 and/or November 7, 14, 16, 21

  • 5:30–8 p.m.

iPhone Class

Instructor: Scott Kane

September 6 and 13 • 6–8 p.m.

Organizing, Taking, Storing and Sharing Photos with Your Smart Phone

Instructor: Scott Kane

September 20 and 27

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


September 9
10:00 am - 3:00 pm


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Easton, MD 21601 United States
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