On October 9, we’re kicking off School 33’s Annual Open Studio Tour with a celebration of artist-run galleries on the 500 block of W. Franklin Street in the Bromo Arts District! Over the past few years, this block has quickly transformed into a hub for artist-run spaces producing exhibitions with diverse, engaging works of contemporary art by artists based in Baltimore, nationally and internationally.
This event is FREE and open to the public.
Beer, wine & refreshments served at each venue.
1. Open Space (512 W. Franklin St)
Tape Zones (working title)
Group exhibition. Mid-installation view.
Opens October 17
Open Space is currently in the middle of installing Tape Zones (working title), a group exhibition that opens on October 17. On October 9th, Tape Zones will be open, mid-install, to the public, so that viewers can watch the collaborative, Exquisite Corpse-like structure taking place in real time.
2. Freddy (510 W. Franklin Street)
Lap of the High Plains
October 3rd – October 24th, 2015
This exhibition marks Freddy’s last show at the space on West Franklin Street. The show comprises found and appropriated recliner chairs. They are stripped down and fully extended. Through a mannerist expansion of form in repose, these chairs expose themselves and their essential qualities in form and spirit.
3. Rope (508 W. Franklin Street)
Please join us for Crossing Delancey this weekend at Rope. A funny exhibition about getting serious. Rope is an artist run gallery located at 508 W Franklin St in Baltimore, MD. Rope is Stephen Booth, Seán Boylan, and Amelia Meekins. Rope is open by appointment when exhibitions are on view.
4. Springsteen (502 W. Franklin St)
Work by Erika Ceruzzi, Colin Foster, Andrew Laumann and Lucy Maher-Tatar
Springsteen is an artist-run gallery located in Baltimore, MD. We are dedicated to showing newly established and critically engaged artists. The space is co-directed by Hunter Bradley and Amelia Szpiech.
5. First Continent (500 W. Franklin St)
Divergence Motor/Albatross Alarm
October 3rd-November 1st
First Continent is pleased to present for its inaugural exhibition a solo presentation by Noah Barker, which will serve the dual purpose of a prologue for the gallery’s future activities.
AROUND THE CORNER, CHECK OUT:
**art + crush: Kaita Niwa
Opening Reception: October 9th 7-10pm
Platform Arts Center, 116 W. Mulberry Street (at Park Avenue)
Platform Gallery is pleased to present art + crush: Kaita Niwa, on view at 116 W Mulberry Street from October 9th-November 1, 2015. This group exhibition will highlight the concept of the art crush- a phenomenon where an artist would admire, follow, and be inspired by another artist. This exhibition will include the works by: Michael Dotson, Priscilla Jeong, Kaita Niwa, Angel Oloshove and Cecilia Salama.
**Kate MacKinnon, Looking Closely at Things I Haven’t Seen
Lawrence Cromwell, tangled
October 9, 7-10pm
Jordan Faye Contemporary, 218 W. Saratoga Street, Top Floor
L A S T W E E K T O V I E W
ALSO Friday, October 9th from 5 – 6:30 for a CSA Happy Hour atPen & Quill. Learn more about the Station North’s Community Supported Art (CSA) program, meet participating artists, and support the program while enjoying delicious drinks and snacks from Pen & Quill! %5 of sales from the happy hour come back to Station North and the CSA program.
Unwind from a long week at work, support the CSA, and get ready for an evening of art with Alloverstreet. That’s right! Alloverstreet: East Oliver Street Art Walk will also be on Friday, October 9th after the happy hour from 7-10pm. After your drink with the CSA at P&Q pop-on-over to the Alloverstreet central reception at the Area 405 Loading dock (405 East Oliver Street) to get all the info and the appropriate art-marathoning snacks you need for an evening of Art!!
Can’t make the happy hour? You can always buy your CSA share here http://bpt.me/1981082!
East Oliver Street Art Walk
October 9th, 2015, 7-10PM @ East Oliver Street & Guilford Avenue
In celebration of School 33 Art Center’s Annual Open Studio Tour on October 10th & 11th, Alloverstreet: East Oliver Street Art walk will be held on Friday, October 9th from 7-10pm. Alloverstreet is a night of simultaneous art openings and events spanning the many art spaces of East Oliver Street in the Station North Arts and Entertainment District. This month’s event is packed and will mark the opening of two new projects that are both located at the Copycat building: Ballroom Gallery, an art space directed by Reed Monson, Hannah Leighton, Trace Byrd and Caeli Carr-Potter and Lighthole! an environment dedicated to showcasing new media work in Baltimore curated by Victor F de M Torres. This Alloverstreet will also feature special pre-events including: a celebration of the new Greenmount West Community sign at the Calvert/Federal Park and a Station North Happy Hour for their Community Supported Art Program at Penn & Quill!
Make sure to stop by our central reception at the Area 405 Loading dock (405 East Oliver Street) to get all the info and the appropriate art-marathoning snacks you need!!!!
Station North Community Supported Art Happy Hour, Sponsored by Penn & Quill
Penn & Quill (5-6:30PM)
Learn about Station North’s Community Supported Art Program and get to know the members and artists involved while you enjoy the happy hour with the Station North team!
1701 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21202
Calvert/Federal Park (6-8pm):
Celebrate the new Greenmount West community sign as part of their project for the 2014 HCPI Community Spruce Up Grant. Reception from 6 – 8pm.
1601 N. Calvert St.
Evening events (7-10pm):
Area 405 Loading Dock
Central Reception for Alloverstreet Featuring: Commerce Coop artists including APT 50, STÜPIDO, VERSACE JESUS & DANNILION. **Come get all the info, maps and tasty treats you need for a solid night of art-marathoning!**
405 East Oliver Street
Area 405 Studios
Quilt Workshop with FORCE facilitated by Shanti Flagg.
3rd Floor Area 405 Studios, 405 East Oliver Street
Cutz: Black Men in Focus
Work by Gracie Xavier. Curated by Michelle Ivette Gomez.
Gallery CA 440 E Oliver Street, Baltimore, MD 21202
Guest Spot @ The Reinstitute
JEAN ALEXANDER FRATER: PAINTING BETWEEN THE MEANS
1715 North Calvert St
An event series curated by Baltimore based, intermedia artist Victor F de M Torres.
The Copycat, 1511 Guilford Avenue, Unit B401
Group show featuring Erick Benitez, Frank Aweda, Delaney Cate, Vin Seadler, Danyell Perkins, Camillo Perrera, Phaan Howng, Pablo Machioli, Alexia Lythos, Drew Haglin and Mark Wehberg.
The Copycat, 1511 Guilford Avenue, Unit A100
Kevin Sherry’s Gallery Show
Screenprints, drawings, flyers, and t-shirts by Kevin Sherry. Kevin Sherry will present an 80 plus cartoon illustrated slide lecture about the gruesome history of WW1 at 8pm and will also be doing a Crankie performance following the lecture at 9pm.
The Copycat, 1515 Guilford Avenue
Penthouse Gallery presents: Lian Tsai
Curated by Lian Tsai and Kimi Hanauer
The Copycat, 1511 Guilford Avenue, Unit B501
work by Alex Ebstein, Ginevera Shay and Jamiee Shim.
The Copycat, 1511 Guilford Avenue, Unit B202
More info at Alloverstreet.tumblr.com