Art Seminar Group is devoted to the study and appreciation of the arts

Art Seminar Group (ASG) offers an extensive program of weekly lectures across a broad range of art and art history including the visual arts, theater, film, architecture, music and dance. Our lecturers include prominent art historians, curators, academics and other experts. In addition our members-only events include local excursions, East Coast and national trips, and one international experience each year.


Please click on the date to learn more about each ASG lecture or event. We welcome guests who’d like to learn more about ASG membership to attend up to three lectures before joining us. Guests pay a $15 door fee for lectures.






14th-annual Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize Finalists Exhibition, The Walters Art Museum. On view June 15 through August 11, 2019. More information: https://thewalters.org/exhibitions/sondheim-2019/

Ryan Syrell: Book of Flowers, Springsteen Gallery. On view June 8 – July 27, 2019. More information: https://www.springsteengallery.com/

Vice Versa: Nick Primo + Hae Won Sohn, Monopractice. On view June 27 - July 27, 2019. More information: https://www.monopractice.com

Front Room: The Mary and Paul Roberts Collection, BMA. On view April 3, 2019 — June 30, 2019. More Information: https://artbma.org/exhibitions/front_room_the_mary_and_paul_roberts_collection

Hitching Their Dreams to Untamed Stars: Joyce J. Scott & Elizabeth Talford Scott, BMA, Through December 1, 2019. More information: https://artbma.org/exhibitions/hitching-their-dreams-to-untamed-stars

Oletha DeVane: Traces of the Spirit, BMA. On view June 19, 2019 — October 20, 2019. More information: https://artbma.org/exhibitions/2019_oletha_devane_traces_of_the_spirit

DIS | A Good Crisis, BMA, Through November 17, 2019. More information: https://artbma.org/exhibitions/dis


National Theater Live: The Lehman Trilogy August 18, August 19, and August 20, 2019 at the Landmark Theaters in Baltimore Harbor East. More information: https://www.landmarktheatres.com/baltimore/harbor-east/film-info/national-theatre-live-the-lehman-trilogy

Generations: A History of Black Abstract Art, BMA. On view September 29, 2019 — January 19, 2020. More information: https://artbma.org/exhibitions/2019_generations-a-history-of-black-abstract-art

*For weekly local gallery openings, lectures, and events visit Bmore Art's Picks: http://www.bmoreart.com/ and Show Up Baltimore’s public Google calendar of arts events: here, Show Up Baltimore’s Twitter page: here.

Washington, DC:


Enrico David: Gradations of Slow Release, Hirshhorn Museum, On view through September 2, 2019. More information: https://hirshhorn.si.edu/exhibitions/enrico-david-gradations-of-slow-release/

What Absence is Made Of, Hirshhorn Museum, On view through Summer 2019. More information: https://hirshhorn.si.edu/bio/what-absence-is-made-of/

Oliver Lee Jackson: Recent Paintings, National Gallery of Art, East Building, Mezzanine, On view April 14 – September 15, 2019. More information: https://www.nga.gov/exhibitions/2019/oliver-lee-jackson-recent-paintings.html

Sheperdstown, WV:

2019 Contemporary American Theater Festival, Taking place June 30 - July 28, 2019. More information: https://catf.org/

See also:

PBS ART 21: Art in the 21st century: new season September 2018. More information: https://www.pbs.org/show/art-21/


Banner images courtesy of the Walters Art Museum, the Baltimore Museum of Art and Kirsten Walsh