creative arts


Poetry Workshop With Poets Cherrie Woods and Alan King (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

Though self-publishing and book promotion are becoming common, poetry remains a niche market. Even bookstores will typically just sell acknowledged classics, academic anthologies, and a few books by today’s most famous poets. How does a poet become successful and increase book sales since poetry has its own unique nuances and […]


Conversation With Professor Ron: Are You A Citizen, or Are You A Consumer? (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

Many people believe being a citizen means paying your taxes, obeying the laws, and casting a ballot every four years. But is that all we really ought to do, transact with America like a consumer?  AS a citizen we have a GREATER invitation! We have many more RIGHTS, and frankly obligations, that enable us […]


Meet John Clark, Photographer & Writer (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

Registration not required, but encouraged. Click here to register through Eventbrite. John Clark Mayden will give a slide-illustrated presentation of his photography while in conversation with Kenyatta Berry, then answer audience questions. Native Baltimorean John Clark Mayden is no stranger to the world of photography, community, and law. Mr. Mayden born May 16, 1951, was […]


BLAIR HIGH SCHOOL: ‘Sankofa 2021: A Virtual Celebration of African American Life, History & Culture Through TV & Film’ (VIRTUAL)

Montgomery Blair High School is excited to announce the release of the 2021 Sankofa Production: “Sankofa 2021: A Virtual Celebration of African American Life, History, and Culture through TV and Film”! This year marks the 10th anniversary of the reimagined Sankofa experience at Blair, and we are thrilled to mark the occasion with this year’s […]


Take, Make, and Meet: Paper Mosaics (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Learn about African-American artist Alma Thomas and create beautiful mosaics in her style. Join us for a celebration of African-American Expressionist artist Alma Thomas. We’ll be learning about her life and art while we make paper mosaics on canvas. We’ll be recreating one of her pieces together and providing another […]


Graphic Designs for Black History Month (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

Honoring noble African Americans by creating graphic images or items for Black History Month. Click on the link to register for this live event. You may also email us at orl@prattlibrary or register by phone by dialing 410-396-0970. AUDIENCE: Teens