The Maryland Office of Tourism has compiled a resource list of virtual experiences in Visual & Performing Arts.
Maryland’s many cultural institutions, organizations and groups are well-known for their creative vision. Now, these visionaries have moved on-line to bring visual and performing arts into your home. Below you will find examples of programs you and your family may find exciting, comforting, thought-provoking, fun or downright quirky. Most are free; some require registration. Enjoy.
Walters Art Museum
Walters Art Museum has an impressively extensive digital collection complete with fun activities and talks.
Coloring pages are an amazing way to discover the collection and you can post your masterpieces to your social channels (please tag the Walters).
Look at Art, Make Art is a weekly #MuseumFromHome series produced by the Walters Art Museum. See a work of art from the collection, and create a DIY inspired by it..
Baltimore Museum of Art
Baltimore Museum of Art can be visited on-line and in detail, with exciting artist interviews and more.
Vision 2020 celebrates women artists and includes provocative and exciting new work focusing on female creativity.
BMA Facebook page is updated frequently with many more insightful programs.
BMA Stories is a place for sharing stories about art. Read what artists and curators are saying, and even add your thoughts.
American Visionary Art Museum
American Visionary Art Museum offers quirky projects using items from around the home to make art. Learn to make crayon critters and sock monkeys.
Avam Coloring pages are downloadable and encourage young artists to create their own color stories.
Logan Visionary Conference Video Library features world-class experts expressing big ideas in plain language. Physicist John Mather, Nobel Laureate (proved the Big Bang Theory) is one such speaker.
Open Walls Baltimore
Open Walls Baltimore takes a journey through Baltimore’s neighborhoods via intriguing wall murals as street artists create and beautify one wall at a time.
Washington County Museum of Fine Arts – #ArtaDayChallenge
Washington County Museum of Fine Arts is recognized as one of the finest small museums in the United States. WCMFA created
#ArtaDayChallenge that relate to work from the Museum. Share your creation online. Tag @WashingtonCountyMuseumofFineArts on Facebook and @WCMFA on Instagram. Hashtag #ARTaDayChallenge.
Visit the Maryland Tourism website for the full list!