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Kaleidoscope

Author Nakeia Homer reminds us that, “Behind every strong woman is a story that gave her no other choice.” From March 13, 2021 - May 9, 2021, Annapolis Town Center is home to the pop-up exhibit Kaleidoscope, an art installation that tells the stories of the women in our community and beyond. The…

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Falling for Fall at Annapolis Town Center

Sketch Night is just one of the Fall events you'll find this season at Annapolis Town Center. Photo courtesy of ArtFarm Studios. Annapolis Town Center is one of many local businesses this year that has shown it knows how to pivot. The shopping center known as much for its fun events as it is known…

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Distanced, Artfully

Two months ago, I loved traversing through the streets of downtown Annapolis to take in all of the unique, lively, and creative energy that our area helps to foster. The bars and restaurants filled with patrons, outside seating beginning to fill up as the cold weather showed signs of breaking, live…

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Annapolis Things to Do Online

We are living in an unprecedented time right now. It seems like just yesterday that thousands of us gathered in downtown Annapolis to watch the St. Patrick’s Day Parade before gathering became, well, illegal. Photo courtesy of VAAAC So, what are we to do now? Well, Annapolis and Annapolitans are…

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Bringing Annapolis to You

There is no shortage of news stories gripping the world right now about the unprecedented COVID-19 illness that is wreaking havoc globally. In these countless articles, writers who are far more qualified than I will inform you about the biology, the data, the economics, and the cultural impact of…

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Annapolis is Easy to Love When You're a Kid

I never paid much attention to kid-friendly anything before I had a baby in 2018. But, as the saying goes, “having a baby changes everything.” My kid-friendly radar is constantly up, seeking out the best places to visit with our son, finding activities to do when my nieces visit or recommendations…

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Get Crafty this Holiday Season

After a season of heightened consumerism, nothing helps me recenter quite like making things with my hands. It helps me quiet my mind and refocus my attention on the things that bring me joy. Luckily in Annapolis, whether you’re a crafting newcomer or a celebrated professional, there are plenty of…

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ArtFarm Studios

In 2017, I was invited to join as the new partner and co-owner of ArtFarm Annapolis. Co-Founder, Stacy Turner was shifting her career focus to creating art full-time. Her and co-founder, Alison Harbaugh, invited me to coffee and asked if I would like to become Alison’s new partner. My instant gut…

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