Art Gallery

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Myerberg Virtual Art Gallery

Bagel Boys

Each week is a different speaker. Bagel Boys is on Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m. and Fridays at 9:00 a.m.

Please see the attached schedule: https://www.myerberg.org/bagel-boys-speaker-calendar-april-13-june-22-3/

Basics of Pastels

Instructor: Ida Greenberg

Join us for a 6-week session where you will learn basic techniques of mark making, and overview of the art elements, learning the medium through object studies, and an introduction to still life. We will create landscapes, nature, and architectural drawings. We will also work on portraits, photorealism and abstraction.
Supply List:https://www.myerberg.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Basics-of-Pastels.pdf
Wednesdays, January 6 – February 24 and March 3 to April 28
1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
For Gold Subscribers, limited to first 20 people to register, call 410-358-3856

Book Reviews

Instructor: Autumn Sadovnik

Join Autumn for a live discussion of what she’s been reading this year and what new books are in her To Be Read List. Talk about genres you may not have considered and expand your reading horizons. Autumn will also give some guidance for accessing books online now that libraries are closed. Each session, she will help one reader with the personalized question: “What Should I read Next?” Do you want help picking your next read?
Thursday, May 6 – Books about books, libraries, and bookstores
Thursday, June 3 – Summer Reads
Thursday, July 1 – Epistolary novels and other alternative writing styles
Thursday, August 5 – Humor
1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Link to Autumn’s recommendations: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Sd_gbUD9pdVX-GA6-qkpN5_NZHQxo1_y3ZLo8AokeEk/edit?usp=sharing/

Broadway Fridays

Instructor: Ellen Katz
Fridays, from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Broadway Begins: The Great Visionaries who created Broadway from 1890 to 1920 with Ellen Katz Entertaining insights into the first entrepreneurs, performers, composers, and lyricists who launched the Great White Way. Including: Flo Ziegfield, and his Ziegfield Follies, Fannie Brice, Will Rodgers, Eddie Cantor, Bert Williams, George M. Cohan, Irving Berlin, Oscar Hammerstein, & Jerome Kern. Included in your Gold Subscription, sign up by calling 410-358-6856 or emailing info@myerberg.org. For more details on this class, please read: https://www.myerberg.org/broadway-begins/
April 9 through June 4 (no class May 21)

Join this fabulous edutainer as she goes through the background and the makings of 4 incredible musicals including Chorus Line, Hairspray, West Side Story, & Wicked. Included in your Gold Subscription, Sign up through Virtual Center or call 410-358-6856 or email info@myerberg.org. For more details on these classes please read: https://www.myerberg.org/four-more-fabulous-and-fun-musicals/
June 11 – Chorus Line
June 18 – Hairspray
June 25 – West Side Story
July 2 – Wicked

Building Blocks of Art

Instructor: Mary Mayhew

This art class is for new students to learn the basics of drawing, painting, color theory and more. Join Mary on Monday afternoons and learn some incredible techniques from this experienced artist.
Supply List:https://www.myerberg.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Supply-List-for-Drawing.pdf
This is a Limited Enrollment Program, open to the first 25 Gold Subscribers who call 410-358-6856 to register.
Mondays from 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Cooking with Chef Alba Johnson

Cook alongside this incredible chef as she walks us through delicious dishes. We will provide the recipe and ingredient list ahead of time if you’d like to cook along. Ingredient lists and recipes can be found here: https://www.myerberg.org/cooking/

Drawing & Painting

Instructor: Judy Schlossberg

Judy studied art as a child at the Maryland Institute and went on to graduate from the University of Maryland majoring in Fine Arts and Art History. She taught High School Art in Montgomery County and also had private classes for young students ages 10 – 16. For 26 years her profession was in Interior Designing. Judy is now teaching again! Painting and drawing for adults is my real love, next to her family. She has been teaching at the Myerberg for more than 13 years. We are lucky to have her.

This class has limited enrollment and is currently filled. If you are interested in more information, please email info@myerberg.org.
Wednesdays, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Dynamic Acrylics

Instructor: Brett Greiman

Brett will be teaching different subject matter every 3 weeks. He is a master with acrylics and you’ll learn how to paint with different techniques. Brett has taught at the Myerberg for 2 semesters in the past. Please see the supply list:https://www.myerberg.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Fall-2020-Brett-Greiman-supplies-list.pdf
This class has limited enrollment and will be limited to the first 25 Gold Subscribers who call to register for each 3-week session.
Call 410-358-6856 to register.
2/1/21, 2/8, 2/15 – Landscapes (your own photo)
2/22, 3/1, 3/8 – Wildlife (your own photo)
3/15, 3/22, 4/5 – Still life (your own photo)
4/12, 4/19, 4/26 – Flowers (your own photo)
5/3, 5/10, 5/24 – Abstract (your own photo)
Mondays, from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Click here to go to page for Brett Greiman

History Series

Instructor: Rabbi Harry Karp

Every 4 weeks is a different topic. Topics have included: Biblical Movies, Great Composers Burt Bacharach & Hal David, The Roman Empire and Its Lessons, The Life & Art of Charlie Chaplin, Laurel & Hardy, The History of Silent Movies, The Persian Jews in Baltimore and more. These sessions are both educational and entertaining. Join Rabbi Harry Karp each Tuesday afternoon for a memorable experience.
Tuesdays, from 1:00 – 2:15 p.m.
Travel Worthy Spots for Every Maryland County, 1/5 – 1/26
Background on Bingo & other “Jewish” fundraisers, 2/2 – 2/23
Great Jewish Women Composers & Lyricists, 3/2 – 3/23
Pioneering Jews of Baltimore Industries, 4/6 – 4/27

Bridge Over Cluttered Waters

Instructor: Cindy Bernstein

Cindy Bernstein from Aim4Order will inspire you to get rid of the clutter. This 6 week class is open to newcomers and “Let My Clutter Go!” Alumni who want to continue making progress on decluttering and organizing their homes. Each class will concentrate on a different area of the home and feature strategies to help you “bridge” the clutter. We’ll laugh and we’ll commiserate while we whittle away at our accumulation of stuff. Included with Gold subscription. Call 410-358-6856 or email info@myerberg.org to register. Thursdays, January 7 through February 11 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

American Tapestry: Contemporary Literature about Our Ethnic Diversity

Instructor: Gail Lipsitz

“In diversity there is beauty and there is strength.” (Maya Angelou) In this course we will read and discuss short stories and poems that offer insight into the lives of people from many different backgrounds and cultures in this country. What challenges do they face, how do they integrate multiple identities, and what unique contributions are they making? Writers will include people with Chinese, Native American, African American, Mexican, Indian, Israeli, Palestinian, and Russian heritages, among others.

Readings will be posted on the Myerberg website the week before each class meeting. This class is Limited Enrollment, Gold Subscriptions required, call 410-358-6856 to register. Readings are posted here: https://www.myerberg.org/gail-lipsitz/
Wednesdays, February 3 through February 24
10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Memoir Writing

Instructor: Barbara Bass, Ph.D., Professor of English Emerita from Towson University.

This workshop will help participants retrieve their memories as they write about their lives, recording them for posterity, while at the same time preserving family history. During each session, participants will be encouraged to write, while guided by a skilled writer/teacher. Participants will be provided with writing prompts that will help to spark memories. Over the course of the session, participants will form a community of writers, sharing their stories with the other writers in the class.

This is an ongoing session with Limited Enrollment for Gold Subscribers.
Call 410-358-6856 to register. Classes are Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m.

Handouts are posted here: https://www.myerberg.org/barbara-bass/

Music History

Instructor: Jonathan Palevsky

Jonathan Palevsky is the Program Director at WBJC, a classical music station in Baltimore. His vibrant personality and love for music create an enthusiastic presentation of music history. Topics have included the Genius of Haydn, Baroque, and Meet the Mendelssohns. Included with Gold Subscription.
Next up is My Favorite Music! Musical Memoires of 3.5 decades in Radio!
Mondays, February 1 through February 22
9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

DIY Crafts

Instructor: Tracey Robbins

Every 2 to 3 weeks Tracey will walk you through a different craft project. Join this art teacher for a fun a lively class. Tracey has previously taught glass mosaics and beading at the Myerberg. She is a skilled artist who has enthusiasm for everything she does. Projects you make will make for terrific presents although you might want to keep them for yourself!

This class has limited enrollment for GOLD subscribers. Please call 410-358-6856 to register.

Magazine Baskets (1/14, 1/21 & 1/28) https://www.myerberg.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Magazine-Basket.pdf

Glass Bead & Wire Flowers (2/4 & 2/11) https://www.myerberg.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Glass-bead-and-wire-flowers.pdf

Macrame Owl (Dates TBD) https://www.myerberg.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Macrame-Owl.pdf

Mosaic Planter (Dates TBD) https://www.myerberg.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Mosaic-Planter.pdf

Thursdays 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Stories from the Soul

Instructor: Holli Friedland

Join our blogging class Stories from the Soul, an online journal for women by women. Thanks to a generous grant from the Jewish Women’s Giving Foundation, participants will learn how to write, post and promote a blog about their life experiences. The stories will be shared with the world through the blog StoriesfromtheSoul.com.

Travel Tours

Girl Travel Tours takes us virtually around the world. Incredible tour guides and information make you feel like you are really visiting these amazing sites. Click the link below if you’ve missed any.

Travel Tours

Wonders of Watercolor for Beginners

Instructor: Ida Greenberg

Join us for a 6-week session where you will learn all about watercolor materials, techniques, working with basic color theory, transparency, mark making, and wash techniques. Practicing with textures, lighting, and color mixing, while painting a variety of compositions.
Supply List:https://www.myerberg.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/watercolor-supplies.pdf
Tuesdays, January 5 through February 23 & March 2 through April 27
10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
For Gold Subscribers, limited to first 20 people to register, call 410-358-3856

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