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Maker Minutes 6/11/2020

Thursday, June 11, 2020 9:59 AM | Trevor Gryffyn (Administrator)

Columbia Festival of the Arts Film Festival

BSO Pulse Rewind broadcast over the WTMD airwaves

The infamous and vibrant annual Baltimore HonFest has gone virtual as well!

Maryland Film Festival is going online this year as well.  With live streams tomorrow through June 20th, tomorrow being the Opening Night Livestream that includes Balti-Shorts & Dark City Beneath the Beat, Saturday is Land Mine as well as Crestone, Sunday is El Father Plays Himself and Teddy, Out of Tune.  Monday is Raf, Tuesday is Tahara and Wednesday is LGBTQ Pride live events.

Annmarie Sculpture Gardens down in Solomons has a bunch of online activities going on…

Running Saturdays through August 30 (with an on-site version happening once they’re able to open again), check out Bloom + Grow: Brilliant Botanicals

Also check out their safe outdoor Enchanted Summer at the Garden with all the best parts of their popular Fairy and Gnome Home Festival and transformed it into a low-touch/no-touch multimedia daily outdoor experience!

Also check out their ongoing Virtual May Market - Support local vendors with a sneak peek of each artist’s shop with a link to directly connect with them.  The Maker’s Market is a great place to find hand made, homemade or homegrown products from local artists..

Wine & Design in Annapolis is offering take home kits for painting.This week, check out Be Kind Sloth, Mermaid Passion, Moonlight Lotus, Sunflower, Sassy Wine take home kits

The Kid Museum up in Bethesda has some fun stuff online.  Check out their Make It! Live and Make It! DIY pages on their website for fun activities project of the day workshops for kids with Marble run Madness on Friday for K-4th grade and Creative Audio Recording for 6th - 8th Grades

Also check out their Make It DIY workshops: pre-recorded activities that include Ring Toss, Marble Mazes, DIY Bowling, Shoebox Pinball, Funhouse Obstacle Course. 

Also check out their Make It! Summer Camps streamed right to your home including KID Engineers for rising 2nd - 4th graders  and Code Makers for rising 5th - 7th graders starting next week with more classes the following weeks.

B&O Railway Museum has all their previous storytimes and activities recorded and ready to watch any time, with 23 recorded so far!  Coming up today is a new one with Sticks by Diane Alber followed by an activity involving a lone popsicle stick finding what makes him unique, turning your own stick into a colorful masterpiece with a special painting technique.

Code Ninjas in Edgewater are offering online mentoring in coding and math for kids, Tuesdays through Saturdays.  You can sign up online for a time slot

If you’re looking for local streaming music, check out the Annapolis Streaming Facebook group..

 This week… 

Tonight 6/11 - Live Arts Maryland’s QuaranTiny Concert

Tomorrow 6/12 - Noelle & Jeff Duo at The Pier Oyster Bar in Edgewater where they’ll be playing live outside and streaming, internet willing

… also check out The Talent Machine Company Virtual Dance Party - For almost 20 years, the kids of The Talent Machine have performed at the City of Annapolis Grand Illumination and at the Key Auditorium among others.  They’ve missed several of their shows and fundraising events this year so check out their stream, your support is appreciated!

Saturday (6/13) is the Quarantine Country Livestream

… as well as the Paddy Rock One Night Stand online celtic music festival

Monday (6/15) is Nate’s Monday Nooner Webset.

Mon 6/15 - Tues 6/16- Wed 6/17 Spencer Joyce is streaming 3 days a week

Raye of Light Studio

Wed 6/17 Check out “Drive In Drawing”, part of the Class In Cars Summer Series.  They supply the sanitized drawing board, gloves, paper, pencil and eraser.  Come alone, with a friend or the whole family.. You pay one price for whoever’s in the car!  They’ll be doing this every Wednesday in June

Local by Design

Has started offering online sales of pieces by their resident artists:

Wed 6/17 - Craft at Home Wood Workshop with their Virtual Wood Plank Workshop

Art Farm - Annapolis

Summer art camps registration is open for camps starting at the end of June, early July. Camps include Pencil/Charcoal/Ink and Paint, Crafters Art Camp, Musical Play Production Camp, Mixed Media Mosaics, Mixed Media Sculpture, “Art Annapolis” Camp, Street Art, Graffiti and Public Art, and Graphic Design Camp as well as the perennial favorite Fearless Girls Photography Camps... and  you can reserve a spot for only $100 down!

Check out Art Farm’s online Virtual Classes. 

Botanical Drawing for Beginners, Drawing Fundamentals for Cartooning and Art journaling are currently in progress, but there’s still time to get in on them and there are more classes starting soon!

And be sure to check out ArtFarm’s virtual art gallery, where all art is for sale including art from Annapolis and local artists Mandy Cooper, Selin Balci, Neil Harpe, Charles Lawrance, Jeff Huntington, Christine Laubauch. Lee Nowell-Wilson, Nicole Salimbene, Karina Stone and Jordann Wine.

Maryland Hall

Also check out Maryland Hall’s list of summer camps for kids, for when all this is over:

Also check out their ever-growing list of online classes for adults and children including watercolors, Jazz Tap, Ballet, Ballroom & Hip Hop Dance, Photography, Pilates & Tai Chi and more.


...has a bunch of programs going on online if you head over to and click on Watch Online - Virtual Programming

Tomorrow (Fri 5/229 they have The Great Movies:The Great Dictator from 1940. Charlie Chaplin’s first pure talking.... that you can watch through the library’s access to Kanopy

Wed 6/17 - Intro the Library eBooks and Streaming

… also the Guys Book Club: with Robinson Crusoe

Enoch Pratt

Today (6/11) and Mon (6/15), as well as many more of the upcoming Mondays and Thursdays, they’re having an online Virtual Storytime via Facebook Live

Annapolis Makerspace

Tues - 6/16 - CAD/CAM and CNC with Autodesk Fusion 360


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