The Painted Screen Society of Baltimore


                                               Calendar of Events and Classes

We welcome familiar and fresh energy to our upcoming public events, workshops, seminars, and classes. As Ben Richardson said, "The more painters there are out there, the more screens there are."
  
                            If you would like to volunteer to help at future events, please contact us


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that may not be posted yet on our website.

Jan & Feb 2109 
"100 Artists Show"
Featuring a Diverse Collection of Baltimore's Painted Screens
Highlandtown Gallery
248 South Conkling Street • Baltimore, MD 21224
(410) 327-7035
Gallery Hours: Thurs/Fri/Sat  8am - 5pm
Special events:
Sat. Jan. 26 • 2pm - 4pm Meet the Painted Screen Artists
Painted Screen card making
Hear the history behind painted screens from folklorist Elaine Eff 
and try your hand at painting a mini screen with an early Valentine's Day drop-in card making workshop.
(Free to attend; suggested donation $5.00 to the Painted Screen Society of Baltimore)
Fri. Feb 1 • 5pm - 8pm First Friday Event - Wine & Desserts
Sat. Feb. 9 • 10am - 1pm Painted Screen Workshop in Highlandtown
Learn the history and techniques behind Baltimore's favorite folk art with John Iampieri. Buy Tickets here. 




Spring 2019 

Painted Screen Exhibit

Featuring a Diverse Collection of Baltimore's Painted Screens

Highlandtown Gallery

248 South Conkling Street • Baltimore, MD 21224

(410) 327-7035

Gallery Hours: Thurs/Fri/Sat  8am - 5pm

Click here for special gallery events 




Folksy: Cultural Traditions & Outside Visions

Apr 26 2019 - Sep 22 2019

ANNMARIE SCULPTURE GARDEN & ARTS CENTER

13470 Dowell Road, Solomons, MD 20688

Folksy screen paintings by Brenda Foehrkolb and Anna Pasqualucci will be on exhibit all summer long.

Juror: Elaine Eff - curator, folklorist and oral historian who has contributed to the study, presentation and practice of folk and traditional arts in Maryland and America.

See You in September!

Visit the Painted Screen Society of Baltimore 

in the Festival Marketplace, downtown Salisbury, at the National Folk Festival, September 6-8, 2019. 


    • Starting May 8, 2012       National Building Museum House & Home Exhibit
    • September 22, 2012          The BIG BUILD at the National Building Museum 
    • March 2013                      Healthy Neighborhoods Screen Painting  
    • Saturday, June 15, 2013   Maryland Traditions FolkLife Festival
    • Summer 2013                  100 Screens for 100 Years on Eastern Avenue
    • December 13, 2013           Opening of MICA Exhibit
    • Ongoing                            Exhibit at the American Visionary Art Museum's Jim Rouse Center

    • Starting May 8, 2012       National Building Museum House & Home Exhibit
    • September 22, 2012          The BIG BUILD at the National Building Museum 
    • March 2013                      Healthy Neighborhoods Screen Painting  
    • Saturday, June 15, 2013   Maryland Traditions FolkLife Festival
    • Summer 2013                  100 Screens for 100 Years on Eastern Avenue
    • December 13, 2013           Opening of MICA Exhibit
    • Ongoing                            Exhibit at the American Visionary Art Museum's Jim Rouse Center

    • Starting May 8, 2012       National Building Museum House & Home Exhibit
    • September 22, 2012          The BIG BUILD at the National Building Museum 
    • March 2013                      Healthy Neighborhoods Screen Painting  
    • Saturday, June 15, 2013   Maryland Traditions FolkLife Festival
    • Summer 2013                  100 Screens for 100 Years on Eastern Avenue
    • December 13, 2013           Opening of MICA Exhibit
    • Ongoing                            Exhibit at the American Visionary Art Museum's Jim Rouse Center

    • Starting May 8, 2012       National Building Museum House & Home Exhibit
    • September 22, 2012          The BIG BUILD at the National Building Museum 
    • March 2013                      Healthy Neighborhoods Screen Painting  
    • Saturday, June 15, 2013   Maryland Traditions FolkLife Festival
    • Summer 2013                  100 Screens for 100 Years on Eastern Avenue
    • December 13, 2013           Opening of MICA Exhibit
    • Ongoing                            Exhibit at the American Visionary Art Museum's Jim Rouse Center
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

Sunday, December 15, 2013 

2:00 p.m.

Book signing, The Painted Screens of Baltimore: An Urban Folk Art Revealed by Elaine Eff

Outside Falvey Hall, Brown Center

3:00 p.m.

Meet the Screen Painters: A Conversation with Baltimore Originals 1940-2013

Falvey Hall

Saturday, January 11, 2014   2:00 p.m. 

Collectors Circle: Bring out Your Screens, painted screen identification
Leidy Atrium, Brown Center


Saturday, February 1, 2014   5:30-7:30

Local Films, Q&A discussion - The Screen Painters, Little Castles
with artists and filmmakers
Falvey Hall

Gallery Talks, led by Elaine Eff, folklorist and curator of Picture Windows The Painted 
Screens of Baltimore and Beyond

Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 12:00 noon

Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.

Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.

Meyerhoff gallery, Fox Building, MIC



Sunday, December 15, 2013, 2:00pm

Book signing, The Painted Screens of Baltimore: An Urban Folk Art Revealed by Elaine Eff

 

Meet the Screen Painters: A Conversation with Baltimore Originals 1940-2013


Saturday, January 11, 2014   2:00 p.m. 

Collectors Circle: Bring out Your Screens, painted screen identification


Saturday, February 1, 2014   5:30-7:30

Local Films, Q&A discussion - The Screen Painters, Little Castles

Gallery Talks, led by Elaine Eff, folklorist and curator of Picture Windows The Painted 
Screens of Baltimore and Beyond

 



Sunday, December 15, 2013, 2:00pm

Book signing, The Painted Screens of Baltimore: An Urban Folk Art Revealed by Elaine Eff

 

Meet the Screen Painters: A Conversation with Baltimore Originals 1940-2013


Saturday, January 11, 2014   2:00 p.m. 

Collectors Circle: Bring out Your Screens, painted screen identification


Saturday, February 1, 2014   5:30-7:30

Local Films, Q&A discussion - The Screen Painters, Little Castles

Gallery Talks, led by Elaine Eff, folklorist and curator of Picture Windows The Painted 
Screens of Baltimore and Beyond

 



Sunday, December 15, 2013, 2:00pm

Book signing, The Painted Screens of Baltimore: An Urban Folk Art Revealed by Elaine Eff

 

Meet the Screen Painters: A Conversation with Baltimore Originals 1940-2013


Saturday, January 11, 2014   2:00 p.m. 

Collectors Circle: Bring out Your Screens, painted screen identification


Saturday, February 1, 2014   5:30-7:30

Local Films, Q&A discussion - The Screen Painters, Little Castles

Gallery Talks, led by Elaine Eff, folklorist and curator of Picture Windows The Painted 
Screens of Baltimore and Beyond

 

  • Book release parties now and throughout 2014
      •          Many book related events coming up. See the latest book signing dates on our  blog
      • Meet the author, talks, and signings.
      • Keep checking for additions or help us plan one.
      • Private book parties welcome also.
      • ** MICA exhibit related events.
      • At long last, The Painted Screens of Baltimore: An Urban Folk Art Revealed by Elaine Eff, published by University Press of Mississippi, will share the story of Baltimore's  screens and almost three hundred years of painted screens around the world.  Let us know if you would like to sponsor a book signing at your home or a local business, bookstore or cultural center. (Contact Elaine 410-935-3858)
      • Book Now Available at Amazon.com
           
           
           
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Sept 7-9, 2018 National Folk Festival
Sept 7-9, 2018 National Folk Festival

Classes and Workshops


 What better way than to carry on a tradition than to teach it to others?

Classes are regularly offered at sites around Baltimore and the surrounding region.
On-going programs taught by Master Screen Artists are offered on demand and seasonally.
Consider a private screen painting party featuring a class in your own home to teach adults and children.
No matter the venue, you will have the secrets and a finished screen in hand at the end of the class
Contact the school or the instructor for additional details.

                                                                                    Instructor links:

                                                                                      John Iampieri
Lecture, Book Signing (1 -2 pm) & Screen Painting Workshop (2 - 4 pm), 
410.742.49
                                                                                   
                                                                                    Lisa Marie Penn

                                                                                   Anna Pasqualucci

                                                                                        Anna Lipka 

                                                                                     Monica Broere

                                                                                      Michael Seipp

                                                                                   Brenda Foehrkolb

                                                                                   Clare Chesvanage
       
          
Ongoing Exhibitions: 

Smithsonian National Building Museum
- House & Home Exhibit opened May 8, 2012 - 2017
- See painted screen door by Master Painter Dee Herget

American Visionary Art Museum
- Jim Rouse Visionary Center - 1st floor