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Annapolis Quilt Guild 2014 Show, Quilts by the Bay

Event Date:  June 14, 2014 - 10:00am - June 15, 2014 - 4:00pm On June 14-15, Annapolis, Maryland, the Annapolis Quilt Guild presents the annual quilt show, Quilts by the Bay at Annapolis Senior High School, 2700 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD 21401. Hours are Saturday, June 14th -10 a.m.- 5 p.m. and Sunday, June 15th - 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. There will be over 200 quilts, free demonstrations, special exhibits from the Baltimore Appliqué Society and Hoffman Challenge, may vendors, a boutique of handmade gifts, raffles, and a country store with items for quilting, sewing, knitting and more. For more information see Location Annapolis High School 2700 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD United States See map: Google Maps

Annapolis Arts Alliance 3rd Annual Juried Art Show-Opening Reception

Event Date:  June 3, 2014 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm Annapolis Arts Alliance 3rd Annual Juried Art Show The Annapolis Arts Alliance will hold its 3rd Annual Juried Art Show at the Annapolis Maritime Museum. The show officially opens during Museum hours, noon- 4pm, beginning Thursday, June 5th and concluding Sunday, August 3. This year’s judges are Lucinda Dukes Edinberg, art educator, The Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College; Ginny Kuhn, one of Anne Arundel County’s top fine art photographers; and Nancy Hammond, of Nancy Hammond Editions in Centreville, whose Chesapeake Bay-related art is known all over the east coast. Location Annapolis Maritime Museum 723 Second Street, Annapolis, MD 21403 United States See map: Google Maps

First Sunday Arts Festival in Annapolis - 2014 Schedule

Event Date:  Repeats every month on July, August, September, October on the first Sunday until Sun Oct 05 2014 . June 1, 2014 - 12:00pm First Sunday Arts Festivals are held on the first Sunday of every month from noon to 5pm on Calvert and West Streets. The 2014 schedule is: May 4, June 1, July 6, August 3, September 7, and October 5. The streets and parks in this area are filled with over 100 unique artists and crafters, live music, dance, street performers, and international outdoor cafes. Admission is always FREE and plenty of parking is available at the State Parking Garage on the corner of Calvert and Bladen streets.
Event Date:  September 13, 2014 - 12:00pm - 12:01pm The Annapolis Craft Beer and Music Festival: The LARGEST craft beer event in and around Annapolis with UNLIMITED beer tastings! The Annapolis Craft Beer and Music Festival combines the best of all worlds: over one hundred award-winning beer tastings from 35 regional and national artisan breweries as well as music of every variety on The Pilsner Stage. Shop for arts and crafts and specialty food items and purchase oysters on the half shell at our food concessions court. To be held on Saturday, September 13, 2014, from 12:00 noon - 6:00 pm at The Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.

Expessions on Canvas

Event Date:  October 5, 2013 (All day) - October 26, 2013 (All day) Expressions on Canvas This exposition invites the audience to pause and take joy in the tranquility, beauty and perfect synchrony between traditional themes and edgy new techniques on canvas, viewed through the prism of modern eyes. Location Framers' Vise Gallery 955 Ritchie Hwy Arnold, MD United States See map: Google Maps

Volunteer Open House

Learn what it takes to make a great volunteer at Annapolis Maritime Museum’s open house from 5-7pm in preparation for Museum Training 101 on Oct. 1: 410-295-0104 x5;

Annmarie Artsfest’s 20th Anniversary

Explore over 170 artists booths lining Annmarie Garden’s woodland paths and in the Arts Center; browse, buy and sample with nature as the backdrop while 25 bands and dance acts entertain on three stages. Food and drinks, including wine and beer, sold to fuel your exploration. Kids can go wild in the Zany Zone and enjoy

Plein Air Festival

Watch 25 competition artists from all over the East Coast paint for three days around Solomons and Calvert County. See the paintings inspired by their plein air experience and choose your favorite artists as they compete for the coveted Avian Best of Show award. The festival wraps up with An Affaire of the Arts reception with live music and catering with cash bar open to all from 6-9pm on Sept. 21. The open-air extravaganza benefits CSM student scholarships. Detailed schedule at:

Best of the Chesapeake Art

Meet 20 marine and landscape artists and see their paintings and sculpture at the 6th annual exhibit of the Best of the Chesapeake. Showing thru Oct. 6 M-Sa 10am-5:30pm, Th 10am-9pm, Su noon-5:30pm. McBride Gallery, Annapolis: 410-267-7077;

Photo Art

See Steve Borko’s Essence of Place, a collection of photographs of people and places. 12:15-1:30pm at the Gallery at 333 in the Unitarian Universalist Church, Annapolis. Showing thru October. 410-266-8044;