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Literary Baltimore
Art's Brave New World: Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Painting in France

Harry Potter and the Wizarding Gene: Scientific Fact and Fantasy Fiction
Historic Chestertown and a Cruise on the Schooner Sultana
Costume Designer Daniel Lawson on Dressing The Good Wife
The enviably stylish power dressing on The Good Wife generates almost as much buzz among fans as the show’s storylines. The Emmy-nominated costume designer of the series reveals how he uses clothing to define character, and the real-life fashion lessons we can learn from the fictional but well-put-together staff of Lockhart/Gardner.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 6:45 PM
A Day at the Uffizi
Art historian Elaine Ruffolo serves as guide for a journey through this beloved museum, covering its history, architecture, collections, and ties to both its Medici founders and the city of Florence. (World Art History Certificate elective, 1 credit)
Sunday, July 31, 2016 - 9:30 AM
Secrets of the Dwarf Planets
Should we feel sorry for Pluto since it’s been reclassified from planet to dwarf planet? Not at all, says Jim Zimbelman, a geologist at the Air and Space Museum. He uncovers why Pluto has plenty of fascinating company in the outer solar system, where startling new discoveries are being made.
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 6:45 PM
Treasures from Turquoise Mountain
Spend a fascinating evening immersed in the Turquoise Mountain: Artists Transforming Afghanistan exhibition, including its spectacular contemporary carpets, jewelry, and calligraphy. Try your hand at the art forms in the exhibit, and mingle in a light reception provided by Tortoise and Hare.
Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 6:30 PM
Art’s Brave New World: Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Painting in France
4-Session Evening Course
David Gariff of the National Gallery of Art examines the origins and the legacy of the impressionist revolution, one begun by artists whose color-drenched brush strokes startled Paris and continued in a new generation of painters who paved the way for 20th-century abstraction. (World Art History Certificate core course, 1 credit)
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 6:45 PM