Lovely views at an art museum, an observatory, and a Victorian pagoda
AMERICAN VISIONARY ART MUSEUM Unique in the U.S. for presenting work by self-taught, outsider artists. Jim Rouse Visionary Center with art cars, the Cabaret Mechanical Theatre, kinetic sculptures. Paintings from the Von Bruenchenhein Collection. “The Big Hope Show,” transcendent work by 25 artists, many “super survivors” of myriad personal traumas, through Sept. 4. Tues.-Sun. 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. $15.95, seniors $13.95, students $9.95, 6 and under free. Sideshow gift shop and Encantada restaurant. www.avam.org. 800 Key Hwy., 410.244.1900 Map D8 BROMO SELTZER ARTS TOWER The city’s tallest building at the time of its 1911 construction, built by Captain Isaac Emerson, inventor of the Bromo Seltzer headache remedy. Now a Westside icon holding studio space for more than 30 visual and performing artists. Open house every Sat. 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. with clock room tours ($5 donation) on the hour from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. www.bromoseltzertower. com. 21 S. Eutaw St., 443.874.3596 Map C6 MARYLAND INSTITUTE COLLEGE OF ART MICA Nation’s oldest fully accredited, four-year, degree-granting art college with gallery for works by national and international artists, faculty and students. Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. Free. www.mica.edu. Fox Building, 1303 W. Mount Royal Ave., 410.669.9200 Map C1 WALTERS ART MUSEUM Art, jewelry, medieval armor and Egyptian collection (virtual autopsy of a mummy). “Chamber of Wonders,” the imaginary gallery of a fictional 17th-century Flemish noble. Small sculptures from Mesoamerica. Audio tours. “A Renaissance Original: Carlo Crivelli,” highlighting the 15th-century Italian artist’s illuminated paintings, through May 22. “Madame de Pompadour, Patron and Printmaker,” rare first-edition etchings and other works by the royal mistress’ own hand, through May 29. “From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story,” art and artifacts illustrating the stories behind the Walters family’s gift collection to the city establishing the museum, ongoing. Wed.-Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thurs. till 9 p.m. Free walk-in tours. Café. www. thewalters.org. 600 N. Charles St., 410.547.9000 Map C3 EDGAR ALLAN POE’S GRAVE At Westminster burial grounds, final resting place of Baltimore’s most famous poet. On Poe’s birthday, Jan. 19, an unknown admirer brought cognac and roses at dawn to his grave for years until 2009. Beginning this year, a new anonymous “Poe Toaster,” chosen by Baltimoreans, revives the tradition. Tours first and third Fridays (April-Nov.). 8 a.m.-
dusk. Free. 519 W. Fayette St., 410.706.2072 Map B5 FORT MCHENRY A strategic installation protecting the city during the Revolution, War of 1812 and Civil War. War of 1812 battle here inspired Francis Scott Key to pen the words of “The StarSpangled Banner.” Visitors center has films and exhibits. Daily flag raising at 9:30 a.m., lowering at 4:20 p.m. Visitors Center and Star Fort 9 a.m.- 4:45 p.m., park 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $10, 15 and under free. www.nps.gov/fomc. 2400 E. Fort Ave., 410.962.4290 South of Map F8 HISTORIC SHIPS IN BALTIMORE The USS Constellation, from 1854, was the last Civil War-era vessel built by the Navy. After years of restoration, the 1,400-ton, 179-foot warship returned to the Inner Harbor in 1999. Other Inner Harbor ships to tour: Taney, the last surviving warship of Pearl Harbor; Torsk, a sub from World War II; Chesapeake, a lightship that guided early-1900s mariners across the Chesapeake Bay. Daily from 10 a.m. Hours vary by month; call to confirm. One ship: $5-$11, two ships: $6-$15, four ships: $7-$18; 5 and under free. www.historicships.org. Pier 1, 301 E. Pratt St., 410.539.1797 Map D6 MARYLAND ZOO IN BALTIMORE More than 1,500 animals on 160 acres. Raptor Garden, Giraffe Feeding Station, Polar Bear Watch and Chimpanzee Forest. Rise and Conquer, official mascots of the NFL Ravens. “Penguin Coast,” a state-of-the-art exhibit recreating the South African waterside home of these endangered birds, with up-close and underwater views. Daily 10 a.m.4 p.m. $18, seniors $15, children $13, under 2 free. Free parking. www. marylandzoo.org. Druid Hill Park, 443.552.5296 North of Map B1 M&T BANK STADIUM Home of Baltimore’s NFL franchise (and Super Bowl XLVII champions!) the Ravens since 1998. 71,000-capacity stadium (119 suites and 8,196 club seats) west of the Inner Harbor. www. baltimoreravens.com. 1101 Russell St., 410.261.7283 Map B8 NATIONAL AQUARIUM Nearly 20,000 creatures housed in rain forest, Australian river gorge and coral reef ecosystems. See jellies and animal feedings. 4-D Immersion Theater and Harbor Market Kitchen. Ongoing exhibits like “Living Seashore” with two touch pools. “Blacktip Reef,” a 260,000- gallon Indo-Pacific coral reef exhibit with up-close views of sharks, stingrays and a 500-pound sea turtle. “Dolphin Discovery,” all-day access to dolphins and experts, featuring training, play, feeding times and more. Mon.-Thurs. and Sat.-Sun. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri. till 8 p.m. $24.95-$39.95, under 3 free. Special tours vary. Online purchase with timed entry recommended. At the Inner Harbor. www.aqua.org. 501 E. Pratt St., 410.576.3800 Map D6 ORIOLE PARK AT CAMDEN YARDS Home of Baltimore’s MLB franchise, the Orioles, built in 1992, offering behindthe-scenes tours with a peek at the dugout, scoreboard control room and press box. Learn about the transformation of a railroad yard into a world-class ballpark. Tickets for tours at north end box office near Gate H. Hourly tours Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Sun. noon3 p.m. $9, seniors/children $6, 3 and under free. www.orioles.com. 333 W. Camden St., 888.848.2473 Map B6 PHOENIX SHOT TOWER Before D.C.’s Washington Monument, the tallest building in the United States. Take a tour of this bullet-producing site on the grounds of the Carroll Mansion, former residence of Charles Carroll, who signed the Declaration of Independence. National Historic Landmark. Sat.-Sun. noon- 4 p.m. $5, children/seniors/students/military $4, under 6 free. www.carrollmuseums. org. 800 E. Fayette St., at President St., 410.605.2964 Map D5 PIMLICO RACE COURSE Storied home of the Preakness Stakes, second leg of the Triple Crown. Daily for simulcast racing, 350 betting windows. Sun.-Tues. 11 a.m.- 6 p.m., Wed.-Thurs. till midnight, Fri. till 1 a.m., Sat. till 1:30 a.m. Grandstand/clubhouse admission $3, Sports Palace restaurant seats $5, $3 after 7:30 p.m. www.pimlico.com. 5201 Park Heights Ave., 410.542.9400 North of Map B1 RIPLEY’S BELIEVE IT OR NOT! An 8,000-square-foot “odditorium” for experiencing the weird, wonderful world of Ripley. Outrageous and incredible artifacts from around the world, plus illusions in the Marvelous Mirror Maze and 4-D Moving Theater. Mon.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri.-Sat. till 10 p.m., Sun. till 8 p.m. $17.99, children (ages 4-12) $11.99, plus fees for theater and maze. Combo tickets available. www.ripleys.com/baltimore. 301 Light St., 443.615.7878 Map C6 TOP OF THE WORLD I.M. Pei-designed, tallest pentagonal building (all angles being equal) in the world with a 360degree view of the city from the 27th floor. Observation level museum with rotating art exhibitions. “When Worlds Collide,” artworks highlighting the plight of migratory songbirds, through June 12. Wed.-Thurs. 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., Fri.-Sat. till 7 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. $6, seniors/military $5, children (ages 3-12) $4, under 3 free. www. viewbaltimore.org. 401 E. Pratt St., 410.837.8439 Map D6 BULLE ROCK Named for America’s first Thoroughbred. Pete Dye-designed, top-ranked course approximately 30 miles northeast of Baltimore. Five sets of tees on long and short holes. Clubhouse with restaurant and views of Chesapeake Bay. Full locker room service. Caddies available. www.bulle rockgolf.com. 320 Blenheim Ln., Havre de Grace, Md., 410.939.8887 THE CLUB AT TURF VALLEY A bent grass course with 36 holes, driving range, practice areas, men’s and women’s locker rooms. For every level of player. Also spa, saunas, pools, tennis courts, Fairway Lounge and Alexandra’s for dining. www.turfvalley.com/golf. 2700 Turf Valley Rd., Ellicott City, Md., 410.465.1500 BALTIMORE BASILICA National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. In 1806, Bishop John Carroll placed the cornerstone of this landmark site, Mother Church of Roman Catholicism. Mon.-Fri. 7 a.m.4 p.m., Sat.-Sun. till end of mass. Guided tours Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., Sun. noon. Gift shop: Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Sun. noon-3 p.m. www. baltimorebasilica.org. 409 Cathedral St., 410.727.3565 Map C4 THE NATIONAL SHRINE OF ST. ALPHON SUS LIGUORI Designed by architect Robert Cary Long in 1845 in Southern German neo-Gothic style. Sun. Mass: Lithuanian (8:30 a.m.), English (10 a.m.), city’s only Tridentine Mass (11:30 a.m.). Mon.-Sat. Mass 7 a.m., 12:10 p.m. Call to arrange tours. Gift shop: Mon.-Thurs.
8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Fri. and Sun. till 1 p.m. www.stalphonsusbalt.org. 114 W. Saratoga St., 410.685.6090 Map C4 ST. JUDE SHRINE A center of devotions to St. Jude, patron saint of hopeless causes. Mass Sun. 8, 9, 11:30 a.m.; Mon.-Tues., Thurs.-Fri. 7 a.m., noon; Wed. 7 a.m., 7:45 a.m., noon; Sat. 7:45 a.m., noon, 4:30 p.m. Check online for additional services. www. stjudeshrine.org. 512 W. Saratoga St., 410.685.6026 Map B4 ST. MARY’S SPIRITUAL CENTER & HISTORIC SITE Site of the first Catholic seminary in the United States (1791) and home of first American saint Elizabeth Seton. Mon.-Fri. noon3:30 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 1-3 p.m. Call ahead during inclement weather. Free. www. stmaryspacast.org. 600 N. Paca St., 410.728.6464 Map B4 HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL Sculptor Joseph Sheppard’s powerful bronze work pays tribute to the millions killed in the Holocaust. Central plaza is triangular like the badges Jews were forced to wear. Inscribed plaques, station lamp posts and boxcar symbols plus 1940s railroad tracks lining walks. www. josephsheppard.com. 1009 N. Charles St., 410.752.1313 Map D6 WASHINGTON MONUMENT The 178-foot-tall column (228 steps up), built in 1815, is one of the nation’s earliest memorials for George Washington. Architect Robert Mills also designed the monument in Washington, D.C. Renovated museum plus two time capsules with some items on display at Maryland Historical Society. Wed.-Fri. 2-5 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-5 p.m. Reserve online to climb steps. www.mvpconservancy.org. 699 N. Charles St., 410.396.0929 Map C3 B&O RAILROAD MUSEUM Smithsonian Institution affiliate with the oldest, most comprehensive collection of railroad artifacts in the Western Hemisphere. Site (40 acres) features the 1851 Mount Clare Station, 1884 Baldwin Roundhouse and first mile of commercial railroad track in the United States. “The War Came By Train,” rail artifacts and locomotives commemorating the Civil War’s 150th anniversary, ongoing.
Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.4 p.m. $18, seniors (60+) $16, children $12, under 2 free. www.borail.org. 901 W. Pratt St., 410.752.2490 Map A6 BABE RUTH BIRTHPLACE MUSEUM The childhood residence of George Herman Ruth Jr. showcases Babe’s early years. Exhibits include “Babe Batted Here”; “Babe: Husband, Father, Friend”; and “’O’ Say Can You See: The Star-Spangled Banner in Sports.” Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Gift shop. $7, seniors $5, children (ages 4-16) $4, under 3 free. www.baberuthmuseum.com. 216 Emory St., 410.727.1539 Map B6 BALTIMORE CIVIL WAR MUSEUM Exhibits at historic President St. Station. On April 9, 1861, the first bloodshed of the Civil War occurred when a Massachusetts volunteer militia left this station to walk to the B&O’s Camden Station but was attacked by Southern sympathizers. Gift shop. Thurs.-Mon. 10 a.m.4 p.m. $3, children (ages 12-18) $2, under 12 free. www.civilwarbaltimore. com. 601 S. President St., 443.220.0290 Map E7 BALTIMORE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM In a 19th-century stone building, manuscripts, photos, ledgers and clippings document the county’s history. Fri. noon- 4 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $5. www.hsobc.org. 9811 Van Buren Ln., Cockeysville, Md., 410.666.1878 BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF INDUSTRY On waterfront site of 1865 oyster cannery, theme galleries like “pharmacy” and “machine shop.” Artifacts: a Linotype, a steam pump and 1930s spice grinder used to concoct Old Bay seasoning. “Then & Now,” Baltimore Gas & Electric historic photos of the city paired with crowdsourced pics from today to illustrate how the city has changed, through Jan. 1, 2017. “Video Game Wizards,” interactive exhibit allowing aspiring “wizards” to create their own computer game through 2019. Machinery workshops and exhibits. Popular with school groups. Tues.-Sun. 10 a.m.4 p.m. $12, seniors $9, students $7, under 6 free. www.thebmi.org. 1415 Key Hwy., 410.727.4808 South of Map D8 CARROLL MANSION Home of Charles Carroll, only Catholic signer of Declaration of Independence. Dedicated to history of Baltimore and Jonestown. Tours (also to Phoenix Shot Tower). Sat.-Sun. noon- 4 p.m. (last tour starts
3 p.m.). $5, children/seniors/students/ military $4, under 6 free. www.carroll museums.org. 800 E. Lombard St., 410.605.2964 Map E6 ENOCH PRATT FREE LIBRARY Crown jewel of the city’s public library system and one of the oldest in the country, dating from 1882. Featuring soaring architecture as well as cozy reading nooks. Benefactor Pratt mandated that the library serve both rich and poor of all races. Mon.-Wed. 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Thurs.-Sat. till 5 p.m., Sun. 1-5 p.m. www.prattlibrary.org. 400 Cathedral St., 410.396.5430 Map C4 EVERGREEN MUSEUM & LIBRARY Ambassador John Work Garrett’s 48-room Gilded Age mansion. Art, rare books, opulent furnishings, Léon Bakst decor. Tues.-Fri. 11 a.m.- 4 p.m., Sat.-Sun. noon- 4 p.m. Tours on the hour, final tour 3 p.m. $8, seniors $7, students/ children $5, under 5 free. www. museums.jhu.edu. 4545 N. Charles St., 410.516.0341 North of Map D1 FIRE MUSEUM OF MARYLAND Bells, flashing lights, antique vehicles and an engine to climb plus 250 years of firefighting history. Exhibits like “Life of a Fireman” and “The Great Baltimore Fire of 1904.” Gift shop. Sat. 10 a.m.4 p.m. Closed in Jan. $14, seniors/ firefighters $12, ages 2-18 $6, under 2 free. www.firemuseummd.org. 1301 York Rd., Lutherville, Md., 410.321.7500 FREDERICK DOUGLASS ISAAC MYERS MARITIME PARK Dedicated to the African-American shipbuilders who, like orator Douglass, toiled on the docks of Fells Point. Gallery space with learning centers, ship restoration workshop. Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Sat.-Sun. noon- 4 p.m. $5, seniors $4, students $2, 5 and under free. Guided group tours $8. www.douglassmyers.org. 1417 Thames St., 410.685.0295 Map E8 GEORGE PEABODY LIBRARY The noted philanthropist built library, a celebrated architectural achievement, in 1866 with five tiers of cast iron balconies rising to a stunning stained-glass skylight in main hall. More than 300,000 volumes, mostly from 18th to early 20th centuries. Tues.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri. till 3 p.m. www.peabodyevents. library.jhu.edu. 17 E. Mount Vernon Pl., 410.659.8179 Map C3 GEPPI’S ENTERTAINMENT MUSEUM A history of pop culture explored
through collectibles, toys, music and more at Camden Station (near Camden Yards). “Baltimore Heroes,” the city’s cultural pioneers; “A Story in Four Colors,” comic books in pop culture; “Extra! Extra!,” newspaper comics as social commentary; “Revolution,” rock and roll’s impact on American culture from 1961 to 1970. Tues.-Sun. 10 a.m.6 p.m. $10, seniors (55+) $9, students $7, under 4 free. www.geppismuseum. com. 301 W. Camden St., 410.625.7060 Map C7 HOMEWOOD MUSEUM Built in 1801 on a campus of Johns Hopkins University, the Palladian-style, Federal-period mansion was a wedding gift from Declaration signer Charles Carroll to his son. Furnished to reflect life in early 19th-century Baltimore. Tues.-Fri. 11 a.m.- 4 p.m., Sat.-Sun. noon- 4 p.m. Tours on the half hour, last at 3:30 p.m. $8, seniors $7, students/children $5, under 5 free. www.museums.jhu.edu, 3400 N. Charles St., 410.516.5589 North of Map C1 IRISH RAILROAD WORKERS MUSEUM Visit this pair of 1848 row houses to learn about the Irish railroad workers who helped build the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. One house re-creates the life of a family of eight (plus one boarder), while the other serves as a tribute to Baltimore’s Irish. Museum open Fri.Sat. 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Sun. 1- 4 p.m. Tours (by request) include Lemmon Street, St. Peter’s Church and the Hollins Street Market. Register online or by phone. Free. www.irishshrine.org. 1325 Bolton St., 410.669.8154 Map A6 JOHNS HOPKINS ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM More than 700 objects housed in renovated university building’s atrium. Interior features drawers for cuneiform tablets, stamped bricks from Rome and more. On loan: Goucher College’s Egyptian mummy. Mon.-Fri. 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. First Sat. of month noon- 4 p.m. Free. archae ologicalmuseum.jhu.edu. 150 Gilman Hall, 3400 N. Charles St., 410.516.0383 North of Map C1 MOUNT CLARE MUSEUM A 1760s Georgian mansion, home of Charles Carroll and Maryland’s first house museum. Views of city skyline, 18thand 19th-century furnishings, silver, china, jewelry plus Mount Clare Library. Sat.-Sun. 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. (through April 30), Fri.-Sun. 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. (starting May 1). Final tour 3 p.m. $8, seniors $7, children $6. Train ride from B&O Railroad Museum to Carroll Park ($5, children $4). www.mountclare.org. 1500 Washington Blvd., Carroll Park, 410.837.3262 East of Map A7 NATIONAL MUSEUM OF DENTISTRY Objects like George Washington’s dentures shown within the world’s first dental college. Films, historic teeth, toothbrushes through time, interactive exhibits that let kids play dentist. “The Operatory of the Future” and “American College of Dentists’ Mace and Torch,” symbols of the founding of the college. Open by appointment only; call to schedule a tour. $7, seniors/ students $6, ages 3-12 $5, under 2 free. www.dentalmuseum.org. 31 S. Greene St., 410.706.7461 Map B5 NATIONAL ELECTRONICS MUSEUM Approximately 10,000 artifacts celebrating science and engineering. Nike Ajax, radar, radios, vacuum tubes, manuscripts. Among the galleries: Cold War, Early Radar and Under Seas. Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.2 p.m. $5, students/seniors $3, 5 and under free. www.nationalelectronics museum.org. 1745 W. Nursery Rd., Linthicum Heights, Md., 410.765.0230 PORT DISCOVERY Ranked among top five U.S. children’s museums, three levels of activities to educate and entertain. Kids get soaked (slickers and Crocs provided) in Wonders of Water (daily except Mon.) “Here We Grow!” sounds, interactive elements (test your milking skills!) teach the importance of agriculture, conservation and sustainability, through May 8. “Heart and Seoul: Growing Up in Korea,” interactive installations like “Restaurant,” “Apartment” and “Korea K-Pop Stars Studio” bring the capital city to Baltimore, June 4-Sept. 5. Tues.-Fri. 9:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.5 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. Starting May 30: Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. noon5 p.m. $14.95, military/under 2 free. www.portdiscovery.org. 35 Market Pl., 410.727.8120 Map D6 REGINALD F. LEWIS MUSEUM The experiences and contributions of Maryland African Americans from the past to the present. Three galleries, a theater for shows and talks, oral history recording studio, classrooms and cafe. “BMORE Than the Story,” local students sharing their experiences during the 2015
unrest, through Aug. 28. “Question Bridge: Black Males,” video installation of African American men asking and answering provocative questions about race and identity, through Sept. 30. Wed.-Sat. 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., third Thurs. 5-8 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. $8, seniors/ children/students $6, under 6 free. Gift shop. www.lewismuseum.org. 830 E. Pratt St., 443.263.1800 Map D6 THE STARSPANGLED BANNER FLAG HOUSE Home of Mary Pickersgill, who sewed the flag that inspired Francis Scott Key’s lyrics to “The StarSpangled Banner.” Period furniture, war artifacts and a glass replica of the banner. Discovery gallery for kids. Orientation film. Self-guided tours Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Docent tours Wed., Thurs. Sat. $8, seniors (55+)/ military $7, students $6, under 6 free. www.flaghouse.org. 844 E. Pratt St., 410.837.1793 Map D6 CYLBURN ARBORETUM Businessman Jesse Tyson’s 1863 mansion, now with a 207-acre park, 20 themed gardens, wooded trails and the Nature Museum holding bird specimens, nests, eggs, fossils, skulls and seashells. Visitor Center, Tues.-Sun. 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Nature Museum, Sat.-Sun. noon- 4 p.m. Mansion, Tues.-Fri. 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (closed June 13-July 18). Grounds Tues.-Sun. 8 a.m.- 8 p.m. Self-guided or cell tours. Free. www.cylburnassociation.org. 4915 Greenspring Ave., 410.367.2217 North of Map B1 DRUID HILL PARK On the National Register of Historic Places, the city’s first municipal park. Druid Hill Lake and Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory, the country’s second-oldest Victorian structure of its kind. Walking trails, athletic courts. www.druidhillpark.org. 900 Druid Park Lake Dr. North of Map A1 RAWLINGS CONSERVATORY & BOTANIC GARDENS In Druid Hill Park since 1888, complex grew from five-story glass, wood and steel Palm House to three greenhouses, two display pavilions and outdoor gardens. Orchids, flower shows. “Plants and People” program every Sunday (1:30-3:30 p.m.). Wed.-Sun. 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. $5 suggested donation. www.rawlingsconservatory. org. 3100 Swann Dr., 410.396.0008 North of Map A1
Maryland Science Center This smart playground features interactive exhibits, plus an observatory (above) for sky-gazing. Free Fridays; $20.95 Sundays with museum entry. www.mdsci.org. 601 Light St., 410.685.5225. Map C7
Patterson Park One of the city’s oldest parks began as a six-acre donation in 1827. Now, the green space spans 137 acres with a lake, pool and even a Victorian Pagoda (above). Free. www.pattersonpark.com. Eastern & Patterson Park aves. Map G5/6
Baltimore Museum of Art Until June 19, “Art Quilts” takes cloth tapestries from the bed to the wall (Michael James’ “Metamorphosis,” above). Free. www. artbma.org. 10 Art Museum Dr., 443.573.1700. North of Map D1