Hidden Stories, Hidden Voices: Art in the Aftermath of September 11th (Smithsonian American History Museum) – VIRTUAL

Whether through documentary photographs or fine art, artists have been telling the story of how September 11 affected their communities. Through their practice, they were able to capture not only a historical recording of the immediate aftermath of the attacks, but the intense spectrum of emotions and incredible community resiliency in the […]

Art AfterWords – The Autobiography of Malcolm X (DC Public Library) – VIRTUAL

The National Portrait Gallery and the Library would like to invite you to a virtual conversation about public remembrance and the history of Washington, D.C. Join us as we analyze a portrait of Malcolm X, and discuss the related book, The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Alex Haley. We will be joined by […]

Intro to Digital Photo Archiving (DC Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Learn the basics of personal digital photo archiving during this virtual lunch hour presentation. Space is limited, please register at to reserve a seat.* This event will be held virtually. You will receive join instructions two (2) hours before the event is scheduled to begin. ASL interpreters and captioning will be […]

DEADLINE: Blair High School Seniors to Submit Senior/Yearbook Portraits

  (Text from 4/27/2021 Blair High School Message to Blair Students) Hello Students, As yearbook production is being finalized, we are still missing many student and staff portraits. We really want to highlight all of our Blazers, and we need your help to do this! If you did not get […]

Teen Life Skills: Photography – A Peek Out Your Window (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Use photography and visual art techniques to observe your immediate environment in a new and enhanced way by creating a viewfinder and transferring those skills to a device that takes pictures. The following supplies are need: 8.5×11 paper, 4×6 index cards (this could also be a piece of cereal box […]

Teen Life Skills: Photography – Symbolic Silhouettes (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

​Through a discussion on symbolism and color theory, design a contrast drawing by outlining 5-10 chosen objects that represent a story you would like to tell. Theme suggestions include fantasy, culture, food, nature and random. ​​​​The following supplies are needed: 8.5×11 paper, 4×6 index cards (this could also be a […]

Teen Life Skills: Photography – Mixed Media Postcards (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Create a mixed media postcard symbolizing something about you using color, design, words and images. ​​​The following supplies are needed: 8.5×11 paper, 4×6 index cards (this could also be a piece of cereal box cut to size), pencil, ruler (or some type of straight edge), magazine images, newspaper images, colored paper, […]