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."
  
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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. 

Jan & Feb 2019 

"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

Following the Workshop,

Sat. Feb. 9 • 2 pm - 4pm  Meet the Painted Screen Artists





    • 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

Sat. Feb. 9, 2019 • 10am - 1pm 

Painted Screen Workshop in Highlandtown with John Iampieri 

Learn the history and techniques behind Baltimore's favorite folk art. 

Join Screen Painter John Iampieri at Highlandtown Gallery to learn the techniques and history behind Baltimore's iconic painted screens 

while crafting your own custom piece.

Ticket price includes supplies, paint, and guided instructions to create a custom 14” x 20” screen!

As part of your visit, explore the special Painted Screen exhibit, part of the 100 Artists Show at Highlandtown Gallery.

Buy Tickets Here. 

Location: Highlandtown Gallery

248 South Conkling Street

Baltimore, MD 21224


Mon. Mar. 11, 2019 • 10am - 12 noon*

Screen Painting Class with Anna Pasqualucci

Paint and take-home  your very own 10" x 20" window screen. All materials and screens will be provided. 

*All are welcome to stay past the lesson until 1 pm to finish painting.

For information and to register, call Edgemere Senior Center at 410-887-7530.

Location: Edgemere Senior Center 


6600 North Point Road


Sparrows Point, MD  21219


Book a private or group lesson with Instructor: Lisa Marie Penn, contact Lisa here



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
       
National Folk Festival, Sept 7-9. 2018
          
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