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Annapolis Galleries Rally to Keep the Art Coming

Hello, art lovers! Are you missing your trips to the galleries and the fun exhibition events? In need of some quality distraction from the steady stream of news and info about what’s happening right now? Or perhaps you’ve gone down the Facebook rabbit hole of hysterical animal videos for hours on…

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The Great Idea

Close to Church Circle, near the top of Annapolis’ Main Street, sits McBride Gallery. Framed artworks are displayed in the storefront’s windows, and inside, oil paintings share space with watercolors, pastels, ceramics, and small sculptures. The gallery’s seven rooms are traversed in a circle—its…

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Women Behind the Annapolis Art Scene: Cynthia McBride

A thriving art scene in any town doesn’t just happen. No matter where you go, you are bound to find good art, and excellent artists. It takes people that are both interested in community and recognize that art – in all forms – contributes to the cohesiveness and growth. Some are making history now…

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Meet Local Artist Ronaldo Dorado

According to nga.gov, “'Impressionism' entered the lexicon of painting at a time when French positivist philosophers and scientists were studying perception and color theory. Artists accepted on principle that Manet's style, which juxtaposed discrete brushstrokes of color rather than blending them…

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Top Artsy Things to do Around Town in October

From solo shows to musical performances and videos of art to artistic storytelling, this month has something for everyone to enjoy. Take a look at our Top 10 Artsy Things to do around town: The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra presents Ode to Freedom. This is the first time the French virtuoso pianist…

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Top Artsy Things To Do Around Town In September

From solo shows to musical performances and videos of art to artistic storytelling, this month has something for everyone to enjoy. Take a look at our Top 10 Artsy Things to do around town: The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, in association with Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks…

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Meet Plein Air Artist David Diaz

I recently had the pleasure of spending an afternoon with local plein air painter, David Diaz. Though it’s a cloudy day, David brightens up the block with his contagious personality. We talk about when the best time of day is to capture lights and shadows, color theory, and his seriously impressive…

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Explore Annapolis' Art Galleries in April

Aah, spring at last! My favorite time of year, when we get to see artistic beauty both indoors and out. The bright buds push up to breathe in warm, dewy air at such a rate it can feel like time-lapse photography. What’s in the galleries is equally as exciting and refreshing. With so much going on…

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Unload with Annapolis Art this February

By the time we hit February, the tone is beginning to set for the remainder of winter, with the weather as the underscore and our schedules dictating the melody. It is up to us to add the harmonizing elements to our daily lives. Luckily, we don’t have to go far to unload from the repetitious rhythm…

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