Visual & Performing Arts

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  • Grace Notes in American History: Virtual Exhibit Opening

    Join Sam Bessen, Eleanor and Lester Levy Family Curator of Sheet Music and Popular Culture at the Sheridan Libraries, for a livestream introduction of Grace Notes in American History: 200 Years of Songs from the Lester Levy Sheet Music Collection, a special exhibition on view at the George Peabod...

  • Art Glass at Evergreen Museum and Library: Livestreamed Tour

    The Johns Hopkins University’s Evergreen Museum & Library possesses a remarkable collection late 19th- and early 20th-century art glass objects. The museum’s current exhibition Art Glass at Evergreen (on view through April 17, 2022) highlights a selection of these objects, showcasing a range of s...

  • 99 Clay Vessels: The Muslim Women Storytelling Project

    In this Hopkins at Home virtual event, Dr. Homayra Ziad, Director of the Program in Islamic Studies at Johns Hopkins University and Alison Kysia, multimedia artist and grassroots educator, share stories of their collaboration on 99 Clay Vessels: The Muslim Women Storytelling Project. This multime...

  • Harlem Renaissance - Rebirth

    After the race riots of 1919 and the Northern migration of African Americans, the Harlem neighborhood of New York City experienced a population boom and was the birthplace of what became known as the Golden Age of African American culture. Writers, musicians and artists worked across disciplines ...

  • Colonial New England’s Musical Landscape

    Join us for the next stop in the On the Road with JHU Series! New England's geography and settlement patterns fostered not only a rich domestic music scene, but sacred music also flourished there, both in public services and within the extremely popular singing schools. Learn about how the Britis...

  • The Conductor: A Panel Discussion

    The Conductor takes the audience into the heart of classical music, and into the soul of one of its top, most beguiling artists, the internationally renowned conductor Marin Alsop.

    Born in New York, Marin Alsop first saw the legendary Leonard Bernstein when she was nine-years old. At that momen...

  • Showcase Series: Peabody Institute – Tuned-In

    This event will highlight the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University’s Tuned-In and Baltimore-Washington Musical Pathways (BWMP) programs. Founded in 1857, the Peabody Institute provides world-class music and dance training through the degree-granting Peabody Conservatory as well as pr...

  • Session 2: The Chamber Music of Ludwig van Beethoven, Composer at Work

    Is classical music your cup of tea? Has the art of Ludwig van Beethoven inspired you in your musical interests or pursuits? How much do you know about how Beethoven's art was created and his influence on the evolution of classical music? Celebrate the legendary artist's upcoming 200th birthday by...

  • Session 1: The Chamber Music of Ludwig van Beethoven, Composer at Work

    Is classical music your cup of tea? Has the art of Ludwig van Beethoven inspired you in your musical interests or pursuits? How much do you know about how Beethoven's art was created and his influence on the evolution of classical music? Celebrate the legendary artist's upcoming 200th birthday by...

  • Session 3: The Chamber Music of Ludwig van Beethoven, Composer at Work

    Is classical music your cup of tea? Has the art of Ludwig van Beethoven inspired you in your musical interests or pursuits? How much do you know about how Beethoven's art was created and his influence on the evolution of classical music? Celebrate the legendary artist's upcoming 200th birthday by...

  • Session 4: The Chamber Music of Ludwig van Beethoven, Composer at Work

    Is classical music your cup of tea? Has the art of Ludwig van Beethoven inspired you in your musical interests or pursuits? How much do you know about how Beethoven's art was created and his influence on the evolution of classical music? Celebrate the legendary artist's upcoming 200th birthday by...

  • The Next Normal: Reflections on Arts Innovation and Resilience Post-COVID

    The performing arts industry has been thoroughly upended by the COVID-19 pandemic, with venues shut down, performances canceled, and artists out of work. A Brookings Institution report issued last summer estimated the damage in the fine and performing arts at almost 1.4 million jobs and $42.5 bil...

  • Sounds of Change

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    The Lester S. Levy Sheet Music Collection is a gem among our Special Collections holdings. This carefully curated collection of 30,000 pieces of popular sheet music is the perfect lens through which to explore US reform movements, including suffrage, emancipation, anti-war, prohibition/temperance...

  • Your Brain on Music

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    Ever wondered why music is the universal language of humankind? Weaving together questions, theories, and evidence from cognitive psychology, philosophy, neuroscience, ethnomusicology, linguistics, and computer science we will discover why music is so fundamental to us humans and why, no matter t...

  • Baltimore Lives: A Discussion with Photographer John Mayden

    Award winning photographer John Clark Mayden has been documenting life in Baltimore’s African American neighborhoods since the 1970s. His photographs capture the ordinary joys and sorrows, quiet moments, and daily realities of life: kids on their bikes and roller skates, old timers catching a bre...

  • Baltimore's Billie Holiday: A Musical Tribute to Lady Day

    Join us for a live concert honoring the life and musical legacy of jazz legend Billie Holiday. The 60-minute performance will feature renowned vocalist Maimouna Youssef a.k.a “Mumu Fresh”, accompanied by a world-class acoustic quartet from the Peabody Institute Jazz Studies department. Band membe...

  • Scalia/Ginsburg/Wang: Forging Friendship Across Ideological Divides

    Join SNF Agora Institute and Peabody Institute in a discussion with composer-librettist of the American Opera Scalia/Ginsburg and Peabody lecturer, Derrick Wang. This comedy about friendship in a divided world was inspired by the words of U.S. Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antoni...

  • Wondrous Wine and Magical Mead in Renaissance Art and Song

    In vino veritas! As the ancient Roman encyclopedist Pliny the Elder (1st c., c.e.) famously put it, the fermented grape possesses the power to elucidate truth and to foment joy and laughter. Join Dr. Susan Weiss (Associate Professor of Musicology, JHU) and Dr. April Oettinger (Professor of Art Hi...

  • Jazz Lives!

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    Join Nasar Abadey as he takes you on an exploration of key fundamental elements which create Jazz music, as well as the when, why and how this music developed and the many that advanced it to achieving its status of America's gift to world culture will also be a part of the discussion. Music exam...

  • Arts and Health at Johns Hopkins

    What might healing look like if the arts were thoroughly integrated into the healthcare environment? What would Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems look like if precision medicine and state-of-the-art care included (1) the arts in training, professional development, and support for the we...

  • The Chamber Music of Ludwig van Beethoven, Composer at Work

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    Is classical music your cup of tea? Has the art of Ludwig van Beethoven inspired you in your musical interests or pursuits? How much do you know about how Beethoven's art was created and his influence on the evolution of classical music? Celebrate the legendary artist's upcoming 200th birthday by...

  • An Evening of Jazz with Sean Jones

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    Join internationally acclaimed trumpeter and the Richard and Elizabeth Case Chair of the Jazz department at the Peabody Institute, Sean Jones, as he takes you on a journey through jazz - then and now. Using his personal collection of vinyl, Sean will share his favorite recordings representative ...