Past Exhibitions

Current Exhibition:

YUMMM! The History, Fantasy, and Future of Food

October 8, 2016 – September 3, 2017

AVAM's new visual feast YUMMM! features 34 visionary artists, joining forces with food scientists, farmers, nutritionists, environmental activists, psychologists, poets and humorists to publicly explore humankind's complex, multi-layered relationship with food.

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Visionary News:

Experience Encantada

Encantada is the new restaurant located on AVAM's 3rd floor that features local Chesapeake cooking. Drawing on the importance of "roots," both creative and culinary, Encantada supports regional farms, ranches, and aqua-culture, thus nurturing the concept of sustainability. Experience this enchanted escape where boundaries are blurred and tastes are celebrated.

Visit EncantadaBaltimore.com or call 410-752-1000 for reservations or more info.

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High on Life
High on Life
October 5, 2002 – September 1, 2003

"Addiction is a spectrum in which we all participate, whether our drug of choice is caffeine, nicotine, morphine, sugar or shopping."

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The Art of War and Peace
The Art of War and Peace
October 6, 2001 – September 1, 2002

"In truth, there is only one war. It is the struggle between the power of good and the power of evil in one's own heart and soul."

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Treasures of the Soul
Treasures of the Soul: Who is Rich?
October 7, 2000 – September 2, 2001

"Here we find a tribute to the inner strength and self-made visions of those who embrace the adversity of our human condition, transform it and whisper it back to us as their gift of poetic wisdom."

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We Are Not Alone - Angels and Other Aliens
We Are Not Alone - Angels and Other Aliens
October 2, 1999 – September 3, 2000

"..fantasies of alien abduction; religious beliefs; or just the hope that there are other worlds beyond their immediate understanding."

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Love: Error and Eros
Love: Error and Eros
May 16, 1998 – May 30, 1999

"From true love to lost love, from love that is divine to love that is profane, ...one of the most powerful of human emotions."

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The End is Near Visions of Apocalypse, Millennium, and Utopia
The End is Near!
May 1997 – May 1998

"The element of fire - one of the mightiest powers for cleansing and transformation."

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Wind In My Hair
Wind In My Hair
May 1996 – May 1997

"The human wish to fly - to be liberated from our earthly bounds; to have wings and soar skyward!"

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Tree Of Life
Tree Of Life
November 1995 – May 1996

"AVAM's Inaugural Exhibit, featuring 400 works celebrating the gifts of the earth."

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