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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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House of Stronzo Film Screening + Director’s Talk
Friday, February 23 • 7pm – 9pm $10, general public. Free, museum members

Follow the quest of Pete Cecere, one of the preeminent collectors of folk art and outsider art in North America, to find permanent homes for his “kids” – the more than 5,000 pieces of original art that are currently housed in his Virginia home – before he dies.

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A workshop to create what's inside your heart
Weekend Walk-In: What’s In Your Heart Inner-vironment
Saturday, March 3 1pm - 4pm

Create a 3D sculpture inspired by the mystery of the heart!

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Logan Visionary Confrence explores Two Views of Heaven
Logan Visionary Conference 2018: Two Views of Heaven
Sunday, March 11, 1pm

This year’s Logan Visionary Conference explores celestial mysteries – "Two Views of Heaven" – one theological and the other, secular/scientific.

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A toga-lly awesome party!
TRÖEG-A Toga Party
Friday, March 16, 8pm

A night of music, dancing, and art-making at AVAM’s TRÖEG-A TOGA PARTY to benefit the Kinetic Sculpture Race!

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Sip and Shine: An After-Hours Experience
Thursday, March 22 6pm - 9pm

Join us for an after-hours experience with wine, scavenger hunt, and workshop!

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Join us for hands-on, drop-in art making workshops, themed around our current exhibition, The Great Mystery Show!
Spring Break Make & Take Studio Sessions
Tuesday, March 27 – Friday, March 30, 2-4pm $5 plus museum admission

Drop by our classroom between 2-4pm each afternoon to MAKE your own original artwork and TAKE it with you!

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A couple by the mosaic bus by Nancy Josephson. Photo courtesy of Love Life Photography
AVAM's Wedding Happy Hour
Thursday, March 29 • 5:30pm–8pm Free • Jim Rouse Visionary Center Building, 3rd Floor

Meet some of Baltimore's BEST wedding vendors at this intimate show!

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Mosaics with Rick Shelley
Saturday, March 31 • 10am–4pm $110, $85 AVAM Members • 2nd floor Classroom, JRVC

Learn a variety of techniques and walk away with your own finished piece of art.

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Weekend Walk-In: Cosmic Egg
Saturday, April 7 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Make your own mini version of artist Andrew Logan's Cosmic Galaxy Egg sculpture with a special clay-like material and sparkly bits!

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Be a part of the 20th annual Kinetic Sculpture Race!
Kinetic Volunteer Meeting
Thursday, April 19 6:30pm–8:30pm

WANTED: The Brave, The Talented, The Mediocre, The Unsuspecting Few...to help in the 20th annual Kinetic Sculpture Race, for nothin' but the glory.

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Be a part of the 20th annual Kinetic Sculpture Race!
Kinetic Volunteer Meeting
Saturday, April 28 10am–12pm

WANTED: The Brave, The Talented, The Mediocre, The Unsuspecting Few...to help in the 20th annual Kinetic Sculpture Race, for nothin' but the glory.

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detail of 'Erzulie Kouvez by Nancy Josephson
Material Girl Workshop with Artist Nancy Josephson
Saturday, April 28 10am–5pm

Take a workshop with Nancy Josephson, the creator behind the Gallery-A-Go-Go Bus that sits outside the American Visionary Art Museum!

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AVAM's 20th Annual Kinetic Sculpture Race
20th Annual Kinetic Sculpture Race
Saturday, May 5 • All Day | Race starts 10am! • FREE • Begins & ends at AVAM (800 Key Hwy, Baltimore)

A race of wacky, imaginative, totally human-powered works of art, designed to travel on land, through mud, and over deep harbor waters.

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Weekend Walk-In: Painted Mystery Rock
Saturday, May 12 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Spread kindness & smiles! Paint a rock with a design or message, then leave it somewhere for a stranger to find.

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Sip and Shine: An After-Hours Experience
Thursday, May 17 6pm - 9pm

Join us for an after-hours experience with wine, scavenger hunt, and workshop!

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Weekend Walk-In: Planetary Pendant Shrinky Dink
Saturday, June 9 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Design and draw your own planets on magical Shrinky-Dink plastic!

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Weekend Walk-In: Micro World
Saturday, July 14 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Inspired by artist Ingo Swann, build a world of your own in a small box!

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