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


Annapolis Promotes Environmental Action during National Travel and Tourism Week

By: Explorer Annapolis

The U.S Travel Association’s 35th Annual National Travel and Tourism Week (NTW) is May 6 – 12. Each year, the event works to unite communities across the country by reflecting on the meaning of travel and its connection to jobs, economic growth, and personal well-being. The U.S. Travel Association has themed this year’s Tourism Week […]

April 26, 2018


A New Year: Anne Arundel Galleries

By: Explorer Annapolis

With a new year comes new art, ideas, and exhibits in the Anne Arundel art world. With local artists and international works exhibited throughout the county, 2017 promises to be nothing short of exceptional. In a recent article published by the Capital Gazette – and written by one of our own bloggers and area art expert, […]

January 05, 2017


Annapolis During the Holidays

By: Explorer Annapolis

Visit Annapolis and Anne Arundel County loves spreading the word about how great Annapolis is during the holidays. So, it’s always nice to get a letter from a visitor telling us how much they enjoyed their stay. This one comes from James and Patricia Yost of Bethlehem, PA via the Capital Gazette: Having had the […]

December 23, 2016


Performance Arts at its best in Annapolis

By: Explorer Annapolis

Annapolis has quickly become known for its thriving arts scene. Whether you’re looking for fine art, theatrical performances, street art, live music, opera, or ballet, you’ll find it in Annapolis. Want a little sample of what’s going on? Take a peek at Tim Smith’s (Baltimore Sun) article titled Annapolis performing arts scene is more vibrant than […]

November 14, 2016


Photographer Jay Fleming Captures the Chesapeake

By: Explorer Annapolis

The Chesapeake Bay is known for its beauty, bountiful wildlife, and for the men and women that work its waters carrying on the long-standing tradition of fishing, crabbing, and oystering. What better opportunity for a photographer? Marylander Jay Fleming has capitalized on the area’s spectacular vistas and hardworking watermen to put together his first book, “Working […]

August 15, 2016


There’s still time to enjoy summer!

By: Explorer Annapolis

Fall is approaching quickly, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the rest of you summer. With events, festivals, tours, and on the water activities still in full swing, now is a great time to Visit Annapolis. The Capital Gazette just released an article highlighting all the great things still going on in Annapolis and […]

August 12, 2016


Ballet Theatre of Maryland’s 2016-17 Schedule

By: Explorer Annapolis

As one of the area’s leading performance arts groups, The Ballet Theatre of Maryland (BTM) conducts full-length professional ballet performances of both classical and contemporary works at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis, the Bowie Performing Arts Center, the Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric in Baltimore, and other presenting theaters throughout Maryland. […]

August 03, 2016


Things to Do Around the Chesapeake Bay

By: Explorer Annapolis

Thinking of visiting Annapolis this summer? Washingtonian.com recently posted a comprehensive list of things to do on Chesapeake Bay, highlighting many of our favorite spots in Annapolis & Anne Arundel County. Check out their article, Your Complete Guide to Exploring the Chesapeake Bay for everything you need to know about the Bay before visiting. The Chesapeake Bay holds more than 18 trillion gallons […]

July 18, 2016