Arts in the Park

Chesapeake Arts Center 194 Hammonds Ln, Brooklyn Park

Join us for Chesapeake Arts Center’s 9th annual free family-friendly arts festival, Arts in the Park, on Saturday, September 30, 2023 from 10 am - 3 pm! (Rain date is Sunday, October 1, 2023) This event is free and open to the public. Traditionally this event, which includes both fun family activities and live entertainment, has attracted between 800-1000 attendees of all ages. The event features more than 60 artist and community vendors; hands-on arts activities for all ages; music and drama performances on our outdoor stage; food trucks; giveaways;...

Artist Talk Part II & Closing Program: The Radical Voice of Blackness Speaks of Resistance and Joy

Banneker-Douglass Museum 84 Franklin St, Annapolis

Moderator: Myrtis Bedolla Panelists: Oletha DeVane, Jerrell Gibbs, Phylicia Ghee, Edward D. Ghee, Sr., Wendel Patrick Join us as we bid farewell to our current exhibit, The Radical Voice of Blackness Speaks of Resistance and Joy.  During this program we will engage with some of the talented artists behind the artworks on display and have a final chance to gain unique insights into their creative processes. This event promises to be a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the culmination of this extraordinary exhibition while connecting with fellow art and history enthusiasts. Don’t miss...

Hogshead Living History: Laundry Day

Hogshead 43 Pinkney Street, Annapolis

Stop by Hogshead on Saturday, September 30, and you’ll find out how laundry was done in the 1800’s! Meet our presenter, Roberta Perkins, and learn about Maria Maynard, a free African American laundress who worked in Annapolis before the Civil War. See wooden tubs, washboards, irons, soap and see what it took to complete this laborious chore in the 19th century. Visitors can participate in washing small pieces of clothing! Cost: Free ($5 suggested donation)