Make It Work Art Opening • free
See three up-and-coming African American women artists who repurpose ordinary objects into art that represents family history, black beauty and social pressures at Making It Work. Create your own art from newspapers, plastic bottles and canvas at today’s reception (1-3pm); refreshments served. Showing thru Sept. 14. Tu-Sa 10am-4pm at Banneker-Douglass Museum, 84 Franklin St., Annapolis: 410-216-6180; www.bdmuseum.com.