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Johns Hopkins University
3003 N. Charles Street, Suite 100
Baltimore, Maryland 21218-3843
Phone: (410) 516-7160 | Fax (410) 516-5251
July 29, 2003
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Susan Ross
Fall Exhibitions and Special
The following events take place at Evergreen House,
4545 N. Charles St. in Baltimore. All events are open to
the public. Directions and museum hours follow the list.
For more information, call 410-516-0341 or visit
Through Sept. 14
Maggie Thomas: The Evergreen Paintings and Mary Woodall:
Elements and Other Work
A dual exhibition by two artists, each using different
media to examine our relationship to and encounters with
the natural world. Maggie Thomas is a California-based
painter and was the Evergreen House artist-in-residence
during summer 2002. Mary Woodall is a Baltimore-based
photographer whose work examines the barriers we place
between ourselves and nature. The exhibition opened July
10. Admission is free to Evergreen House members, $3 for
the general public.
Sunday, Sept. 7, 2 p.m.
The Landscape Tradition in American Art
Doctoral candidate Susan Ross from the Department of the
History of Art at Johns Hopkins University will present a
gallery talk on the history of landscape imagery in
America. The talk focuses on the development of the
landscape tradition in American art through the 19th and
20th centuries, examining the relationship between
landscape painting and the evocation of national identity
and shared experience through art. Free.
Friday, Sept. 12, 8 p.m.
Evergreen Concert Series: New Century Saxophone
From Baroque to contemporary works to imaginative
transcriptions, the New Century Saxophone Quartet has
performed in major concert venues in Los Angeles, New York
and Amsterdam, and played for President Clinton in the
White House. $15 per person. Call 410-516-0341 to reserve
Tuesday, Oct. 7, noon - 2 p.m.
Maryland Sports with Paul McMullen, Bob Scott, James
Bready and Ted Patterson
A luncheon and discussion about the history and memorabilia
of basketball, lacrosse, baseball and football in Maryland
with Johns Hopkins University Press authors Paul McMullen,
Bob Scott, James Bready and Ted Patterson. $20 per person.
Space is limited and reservations must be made by Oct. 1.
For reservations, call Joann Willats at 410-516-0341 or
Thursday, Oct. 9, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Opening reception: Conversations
Evergreen's fall exhibition explores influences and
exchanges between artists and their teachers, family
members and mentors in the making of art. The exhibition
will feature work by more than 90 artists, including
William Kentridge, Joyce Scott, Raoul Middelman, Jim
Hennessey, Grace Hartigan, Donald Baechler and Gregory
Gillespie. Curated by Barry Nemett of the Maryland
Institute College of Art, the exhibition continues through
Jan. 4, 2004. The opening reception is free. After Oct. 9,
admission is free for Evergreen House members and $3 for
the general public.
Sunday, Oct. 12, 2 p.m.
Curator's Talk: Artist Barry Nemett
Artist and curator Barry Nemett will discuss his work and
the ideas behind the exhibition Conversations.
Friday, Nov. 7, 8 p.m.
Evergreen Concert Series: Daedalus Quartet.
The Daedalus Quartet is one of America's outstanding young
string quartets, having won the grand prize and swept all
the special prizes at the 2001 Banff International String
Quartet Competition. The group is made up of Kyu-Young Kim
and Min-Young Kim, brother and sister
violinists who alternate on first violin; cellist Raman
Ramakirshnan; and violist Jessica Thompson. $15 per
person. Call 410-516-0341 to reserve tickets.
Thursday, Nov. 13, 5:30 p.m.
Artist's Conversation: Barry Nemett and Raoul
An artist's conversation between Barry Nemett and Raoul
Middelman about the influence artists can have on one
another and the issue of collaboration in the making of
Monday, Nov. 17, noon - 2 p.m.
John Rappole: Birds of the Mid-Atlantic Region and Where
to Find Them
Johns Hopkins University press author John Rappole will
introduce Birds of the Mid-Atlantic Region and Where to
Find Them, his comprehensive field guide to bird life
pinpointing public sites where specific species may be
found. The lecture is followed by a luncheon. $20 per
person. Space is limited and reservations must be made by
Nov. 10. For reservations, call Joann Willats at
Friday, Nov. 21, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 22, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 23, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Carriage House Holiday Sale
Evergreen's annual holiday event, showcasing unique and
beautiful gifts from 21 Mid-Atlantic museum shops.$5 per
person; free for children 12 and under.
Sunday, Dec. 14, noon - 4:00 pm
Greater Baltimore History Alliance Holiday Open
In conjunction with the Greater Baltimore History Alliance,
Evergreen House will be decorated for the holidays and open
for tours featuring light refreshments and holiday music.
A historic house owned by The Johns Hopkins University,
Evergreen is located between Loyola College and the College of Notre
Dame. It is 15 minutes from Baltimore's Inner Harbor and easily
accessible from I-695 and I-83. Ample free parking is available at the
Evergreen House is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4
p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tours are guided
and begin on the hour. The last daily tour begins at 3 p.m. Please
allow an hour and a half for your visit. Evergreen House is closed on
major holidays. Tours for groups of 20 or more must be scheduled in
advance with Nancy Powers at (410) 516-0341. The cost of admission for
individual tours is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and $3 for students
and children over the age of 6. Evergreen House members are admitted
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