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Maker Minutes 5/28/2020

Thursday, May 28, 2020 11:06 AM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

Annmarie Sculpture Gardens down in Solomons has a bunch of online activities going on…

Today 5/28 - Green Queen’s Art Scene - Join the Green Queen in their virtual artLAB, this week check out Weaving

Tomorrow 5/29 - Nature Notes with Hester Burch, their staff Naturalist.  She explores what’s in bloom and what’s new in their park.

Starting Saturday 5/30 and running through August 30 (with an on-site version happening once they’re able to open again), check out Bloom + Grow: Brilliant Botanicals

Wed 6/3 - Picture This! Virtual Preschool Art and Storytime

Also check out their ongoing Virtual May Market - Support local vendors with a sneak peek of each artist’s shop with a link to directly connect with them.  The Maker’s Market is a great place to find hand made, homemade or homegrown products from local artists..

Children’s Theater of Annapolis

Saturday 5/30 - Mock Auditions for ages 8-14 and another session right after for ages 12-18

Starting Monday, June 1st and running every Monday through June 15th, they have a Musical Theater Dance class for ages 12-18

Wednesdays, June 3rd through June 17 they have Musical Theater Jazz Dance for ages 8-14

Thursdays, starting next week, June 4-18th, Acting Workshops for ages 8-14

Fridays, starting next week, June 5-19th they have another Acting Workshop for ages 12-18 this time.

And be sure to register for their Masterclass in Musical Theater Audition with a New Your based casting directory, coming up next week on June 6th as well as June 13th.

Wine & Design in Annapolis is offering take home kits for painting.This week, check out Summer Shine Tree, Water Lillies, Eiffel Tower in Summer, Unicorns, Sun & Moon Date Night, Book Lovers and Deco Elephant take home kits

The Kid Museum up in Bethesda has some fun stuff online.  Check out their Make It! Live and Make It! DIY pages on their website for fun activities project of the day workshops for kids with Newspaper Engineering Challenge for K-4th grade

Also check out their Make It DIY workshops pre-recorded activities that include Futuristic Vehicles, Boat Design, Bridge Building, Innovative Tower Challenge and Reinvent Your Neighborhood

Also check out their Make It! Summer Camps streamed right to your home, for rising 2nd through 7th graders.

B&O Railway Museum has all their previous storytimes and activities recorded and ready to watch any time, with 19 recorded so far!  Coming up today is a new one with The Magic School Bus at the Waterworks with the story then conduct your own at-home water science experiment and create your own lava lamp!

If you’re looking for local streaming music, check out the Annapolis Streaming Facebook group..

This week… 

Tonight 5/28 - Live Arts Maryland’s QuaranTiny Concert

As well as Doug Segree,

And The Corisicans with “Yofis Wants You To Chill”

Tomorrow 5/29 Friday Backporch Jam Sessions,

And It’s a Pet Party for the SPCA of AACo - Help support the SPCA of AACo, a private non-profit organization that gets no funding from city/county/state or federal government, only private donations.

Saturday (5/30) is both the Quarantine Country Livestream

Sunday (5/31) is Shawn Owen’s Accoustic Sunday Funday

Monday (6/1) is Nate’s Monday Nooner Webset.

Mon 6/1 - Tues 6/2 - Wed 6/3 Spencer Joyce is streaming 3 days a week

Raye of Light Studio

Starting Wed 6/3 Check out “Drive In Drawing”, part of the Class In Cars Summer Series.  They supply the sanitized drawing board, gloves, paper, pencil and eraser.  Come alone, with a friend or the whole family.. You pay one price for whoever’s in the car!  They’ll be doing this every Wednesday in June

Art Farm - Annapolis

Summer art camps registration is open for camps starting at the end of June, early July. Camps include Pencil/Charcoal/Ink and Paint, Crafters Art Camp, Musical Play Production Camp, Mixed Media Mosaics, Mixed Media Sculpture, “Art Annapolis” Camp, Street Art, Graffiti and Public Art, and Graphic Design Camp as well as the perennial favorite Fearless Girls Photography Camps... and  you can reserve a spot for only $100 down!

Check out Art Farm’s online Virtual Classes. 

Sat - First Exposure: Digital Photography Workshop (part 2)

Tuesday 6/2 through June 30 - Virtual Botanical Drawing for Beginners

Wednesday 6/3 through June 24 - Virtual Drawing Fundamentals for Cartooning for ages 10-15

… and more classes starting the week after.

And be sure to check out ArtFarm’s virtual art gallery, where all art is for sale including art from Annapolis and local artists Mandy Cooper, Selin Balci, Neil Harpe, Charles Lawrance, Jeff Huntington, Christine Laubauch. Lee Nowell-Wilson, Nicole Salimbene, Karina Stone and Jordann Wine.

Maryland Hall

Also check out Maryland Hall’s list of summer camps for kids, for when all this is over:

Also check out their online classes. Including watercolor classes, tap dancing classes, photography, .painting as well as tai chi


...has a bunch of programs going on online if you head over to and click on Watch Online - Virtual Programming

… including Facebook Live Storytimes (including bilingual storytimes) every weekday as well as a children’s book discussion

Tomorrow (Fri 5/229 they have The Great Movies: withThe Lavender Hill Mob, a top British comedy from 1951, starring Alec Guiness... that you can watch through the library’s access to Kanopy

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Tues 6/2 - Fusion 360


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