Two exhibitions, a lecture, and a studio tour are the highlights of "A Summer Evening to Celebrate Contemporary Art at Evergreen," on Thursday, July 25, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Evergreen House, 4545 N. Charles St. in Baltimore.
At 5:30 p.m., J. Susan Isaacs, associate professor of art history at Towson University and consulting curator for the Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, will discuss the work of Randy Bolton, Evergreen's first artist-in-residence. At 7 p.m., guests may view Books of Nonsense, an exhibition of the pieces created by Bolton during his summer 2001 residency at Evergreen. Bolton's exhibition of artist's books will also be on display in the North Wing Gallery.
Visitors may also view the work of Maggie Thomas, Evergreen's 2002 artist-in-residence. Her work will be on display from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Maroger Studio, formerly Alice Warder Garrett's painting studio.
Guests are also invited to stroll the grounds and view Sculpture at Evergreen, 10 contemporary artworks located on the estate's 25 acres. Dancer Andrea Workman will perform in the Upper Garden at 7 p.m., accompanied by violinist Fred Wichert. The music and choreography were inspired by Laura Amussen's sculpture Verve.
Admission to "A Summer Evening to Celebrate Contemporary Art at Evergreen" is free. For information, call 410-516-0341 or visit www.jhu.edu/historichouses.
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