Academy Art Museum Announces March Events


The following Academy Art Museum exhibitions are sponsored by the Talbot County Arts Council, the Maryland State Arts Council, and the Star Democrat. Open daily, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Gamelatron @ AAM: Bodyphones
Front Yard Through Summer 2020
The Academy Art Museum presents Bodyphones, an immersive installation by Aaron Taylor Kuffner (1975). Kuffner is an American conceptual artist, based in New York. The artwork’s goal is to expand the legacy and creative cultural power of the traditional Indonesian gamelan through innovation.



Kittredge-Wilson Lecture
March 27, 2020, 6 p.m.
Steve Ziger, Partner, Ziger/Snead of Baltimore, MD Lecture Architecture for the Arts
Cost: $24 Members; $29 Non-Members
Steve Ziger is a partner at the Top-50 US Architects firm of Ziger/Snead of Baltimore, MD, which serves as the architect for the AAM’s new Courtyard Entrance and Gallery Renovations. With dedication to a distilled design approach, a focus on relationships, and active community engagement, the firm’s mission that great design can have a positive impact on our quality of life has resulted in transformative projects for many non-profits and institutions in Baltimore and beyond. He is the only Baltimore-based architect to be elevated to the American Institute of Architects College of Fellows


National Gallery of Art
Degas at the Opéra & Painting from Nature: European Landscape Sketches, 1770–1870
March 24, 2020
Cost: $60 Members; $72 Non-Members
Celebrating the 350th anniversary of the Opéra’s founding, Degas at the Opéra will present approximately 100 of the artist’s best-known and beloved works in a range of media, including paintings, pastels, drawings, prints, and sculpture. Painting from Nature: European Landscape Sketches, 1770–1870 includes such intrepid artists such as Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, John Constable, Simon Denis, Jules Coignet, and André Giroux— highly skilled at quickly capturing effects of light and atmosphere.

Edgar Degas, The Curtain, c. 1880. Pastel over charcoal and monotype on laid paper National Gallery of Art, Washington Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon.


Open MIC – Second Wednesday Each Month
March 11 – Because
FREE. Contact Ray Remesch at for additional information.


Photo Shoot Adventures
Instructors: Maire McArdle and Steve Walker
4 weeks: March 7-28
Saturdays, 2-4:30 p.m.

Steve Walker

Basic Drawing: The Fundamentals
Instructor: Katie Cassidy
4 weeks, March 7 – March 28

Still Life Painting Workshop
Instructor: Bernard Dellario
Weekend workshop: March 14 – March 15
Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Bernard Dellario

Building Blocks of the Impressionist Landscape — One Element Each Week
Instructor:  Diane DuBois Mullaly
6 weeks: March 19 – April 30 (no class April 9)
Thursdays, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Realism to Abstraction
Instructor: Sheryl Southwick
4 weeks: March 3 – 24
Tuesdays, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

The Naturalist’s Notebook; Spring Botanicals
Instructor: Maggii Sarfaty
4 weeks:  March 4 – March 25
Wednesdays, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Maggii Sarfaty

Printmaking Workshop: The Painterly Print
Instructor: Rosemary Cooley
3-day workshop: March 13, 14 and 15
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Fundamentals of Photography: Tame Your Camera and Beyond Digital
Instructor: Sahm Doherty-Sefton
3 Weeks: March 11, 18, 25  
Wednesdays, 6 – 8 p.m.


Spring After-School Art Club
Grades 1 through 4
Instructor: Susan Horsey
Seven Fridays:  March 20–May 15 (no class on April 10), 3:30–4:30 p.m.
Cost: $105 Members, $115 Non-Members
The Art Club offers fun and engaging projects for children of all skill levels. Exploration of individual ideas and creativity is encouraged. The instructor will focus on a variety of media, including painting, printmaking, 3-D wire construction, collage, pastels, and graphite, while also teaching stylistic secrets of famous artists.

Piano & Guitar Lessons
Instructor: Raymond Remesch
Contact Instructor for further information at (410) 829-0335 or

Voice Lessons
Instructor: Georgiann Gibson
Contact instructor for Information at (410) 829-2525 or

Ballroom and Latin Dance
Instructor: Amanda Showell
Contact instructor for information at (302) 377-3088 or visit

For additional information, visit or call the Museum at 410-822-2787.