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Cielo Verde, the museum café, is coming soon in late winter/early spring 2020.

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All Black Everything: A Poetry Workshop in Partnership with DewMore Baltimore
Saturday, February 22 • 1pm-3pm $10 per participant, any age!

Nationally-renowned and award-winning slam poet Meccamorphosis will teach participants how to transform random text from books, magazines and newspapers into black out / erasure poetry.

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Plant a silly succulent at the American Visionary Art Museum's Weekend Walk-In Workshop.
Weekend Walk-In: Plant a Silly Succulent
Saturday, March 7 • 1pm-4pm $5 plus museum admission

Let's get green! Layer lots of dirt, rocks and a succulent of your choice in a recycled vase and decorate. A special thanks to Ace Hardware Federal Hill for making this workshop possible.

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White Elephant Barn Sale
Saturday, March 14 • 7am–11am Free

Calling all bargain hunters: don't miss AVAM's (once in a blue moon) white elephant rummage sale.

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Shiny Happy Things with Bob Benson
Saturday, March 14 • 11am–2pm $55, $40 Members

Join the creator of the Blinged-Out Universal Tree of Life (outside of AVAM's Main Entrance) in making your own FLASHIES: dynamic, sparkling decorations made from mirrors and marbles and such.

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Logan Visionary Conference 2019
Logan Visionary Conference: The Secret Life of Earth
Sunday, March 22 1pm-4pm • FREE

A conference commemorating the 50th anniversary of the original Earth Day celebration and featuring presentations by globally-respected climate scientists, researchers, agronomists, and impassioned earth activists. Generously sponsored by the Revada Foundation.

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Build a new animal using our recycled 'cool trash' and hot glue.
Weekend Walk-In: Create a Critter
Saturday, April 4 • 1pm-4pm $5 plus museum admission

Build a new animal using our recycled "cool trash" and hot glue.

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Join us for hands-on, drop-in art making workshops, themed around our permanent collection and current exhibition.
Spring Break Make & Take Workshop: Critter Crayons
Wednesday, April 8 $5 (museum admission not included)

Drop by our classroom between 1-4pm. Recycle old crayons and create a new coloring critter. Don’t worry, we will do the melting!

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Join us for hands-on, drop-in art making workshops, themed around our permanent collection and current exhibition.
Spring Break Make & Take Workshop: Night Light Luminaries
Thursday, April 9 $5 (museum admission not included)

Drop by our classroom between 1-4pm. Decorate an old glass jar with tissue paper and random fun!

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Join us for hands-on, drop-in art making workshops, themed around our permanent collection and current exhibition.
Spring Break Make & Take Workshop: Silly Succulent
Friday, April 10 $5 (museum admission not included)

Drop by our classroom between 1-4pm. Let's get green! Layer lots of dirt, rocks and a succulent in a recycled vase and decorate.

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Be a part of the 22nd annual Kinetic Sculpture Race!
Kinetic Sculpture Race Volunteer Meeting (Option 1)
Tuesday, April 14 6:30pm–8:30pm

WANTED: The Brave, The Talented, The Mediocre, The Unsuspecting Few...to help in the 20th annual Kinetic Sculpture Race, for nothin' but the glory.

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Be a part of the 22nd annual Kinetic Sculpture Race!
Kinetic Sculpture Race Volunteer Meeting (Option 2)
Saturday, April 25 10am – 12pm

WANTED: The Brave, The Talented, The Mediocre, The Unsuspecting Few...to help in the 20th annual Kinetic Sculpture Race, for nothin' but the glory.

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AVAM's 22nd Annual Kinetic Sculpture Race
22nd Annual Kinetic Sculpture Race
Saturday, May 2 • All Day | Race starts 10am! • FREE • Begins & ends at AVAM (800 Key Hwy, Baltimore)

A race of wacky, imaginative, totally human-powered works of art, designed to travel on land, through mud, and over deep harbor waters.

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Weekend Walk-In: Story Cloth
Saturday, May 9 1pm - 4pm

Inspired by Esther Krinitz’s sewn tapestries as seen in our exhibition "Esther and the Dream of One Loving Human Family," tell your own story with cloth & baubles -- no sewing required!

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Weekend Walk-In: Beaded Bee
Saturday, June 6 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Bedzaale your own bumble bee with sparkles from our treasure trove.

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Shiny Happy Things with Bob Benson
Saturday, July 25 • 11am–2pm $55, $40 Members

Join the creator of the Blinged-Out Universal Tree of Life (outside of AVAM's Main Entrance) in making your own flashies: dynamic, sparkling decorations made from mirrors and marbles and such.

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