Your Guide to Annapolis Summer Arts Camps

By: Natasha Joyce

From the arts and crafts festivals and outdoor concerts to the galleries and theatres, summer in Annapolis buzzes with artistic life. The season is especially exciting for kids, who have a wealth of arts camps to choose from. Many camp directors and counselors are talented local artists dedicated to teaching the next generations. Whether your […]

May 24, 2018

Meet Plein Air Artist David Diaz

By: Explorer Annapolis

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 collection of oil paints! […]

May 17, 2018

Five Reasons to Visit Annapolis Arts Week

By: Explorer Annapolis

June 1 – 10 marks the Second Annual Annapolis Arts Week. This week-long celebration of the arts encompasses a wide range of artistic creativity that makes up this historic city. Here are our top five reasons to visit Arts Week in Annapolis. Paint Annapolis Attendees can escape the ordinary and experience artists painting en plein air. […]

May 16, 2018

Annapolis’ Newest Murals

By: Explorer Annapolis

If you’ve been on West Street in downtown Annapolis within the past few years, you’ve likely seen the mural above Tsunami. Or maybe you’ve found yourself surrounded by the colorful artwork splashed across the buildings in the design district. Annapolis’ art community is continuing their mission of bringing attention to the talent in the area […]

May 09, 2018

Magic Circle Mime Company Visits Annapolis Symphony Orchestra

By: Natasha Joyce

A foolish duck, a clever cat, a menacing wolf and a brave boy named Peter. If these characters give you a twinge of nostalgia, you’re not alone. I remember listening to a recording of Sergei Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf in elementary school, and being enchanted by the story. The symphony is performed regularly by […]

May 07, 2018

10 Artsy Things to do Around Town in May

By: Explorer Annapolis

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: Stage & Screen Studios presents “Willy Wonka”. Roald Dahl recreates the childhood story of Charlie Bucket and four other golden ticket […]

May 03, 2018

Meet Katerina Evans of the Muddy Creek Artists Guild

By: Explorer Annapolis

Meet Katerina Evans. She is a mixed-media artist, art therapist, and member of South County’s Muddy Creek Artists Guild. Earlier this month, we sat down with her at her studio in Eastport, Maryland to discuss her love for art and exploring new styles. Katerina focuses on using art and creativity as a healing tool. In her […]

April 17, 2018

Explore Annapolis’ Art Galleries in April

By: Patrice Drago

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 […]

April 10, 2018

Top 10 Artsy Things to do Around Annapolis in April

By: Explorer Annapolis

April is for the arts. From solo shows to videos of art, this month has something for everyone to enjoy. Take a look at our Top 10 Artsy Things to do around Annapolis in April: ArtFest at Maryland Hall is a day of creativity for children and adults. Enjoy art demonstrations, dance performances, hands-on activities, […]

March 29, 2018

2018 Annapolis Film Festival Preview

By: Natasha Joyce

Last spring, 15,000 filmgoers and artists descended on Annapolis for the annual Annapolis Film Festival. Visitors and locals were seen mingling in the Mitchell Gallery’s elegant entryway, grabbing a bite at one of Annapolis’ many cafes and restaurants, or lining up outside the doors of Maryland Hall for a film premiere. On March 22nd, the Festival […]

March 14, 2018