Cultural venues showcase local luminaries and otherworldly beings.
THROUGH JAN. 22 JOHN WATERS’ “KIDDIE FLAMINGOS”
For this G-rated version of the cult filmmaker’s notorious “Pink Flamingos,” Waters asked friends’ children to dress up and read an adapted script. Free. Video plays continuously. Wed.Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat-Sun. 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. Baltimore Museum of Art , 10 Art Museum Drive, artbma.org
THROUGH FEB. 5 “THE ENIGMATIC EDGAR A. POE IN BALTIMORE & BEYOND”
See rare artifacts from what may be the world’s finest private collection related to the scribe. Think portraits,
caption here first editions and “The Raven” in Poe’s own handwriting. Free. Tues.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri. till 3 p.m. George Peabody Library, 17 E. Mount Vernon Place, pea bodyevents.library.jhu.edu
THROUGH APRIL 16 “FEROCIOUS BEAUTY: WRATHFUL DEITIES FROM TIBET & NEPAL”
Sculptures and paintings from the John and Berthe Ford Collection depict deities who appear fearsome but are thought by devotees to aid in the attainment of spiritual goals. Free. Wed.-Sun. 10 a.m.5 p.m. ( Thurs. till 9 p.m.). The Walters Art Museum, 600 N. Charles St., thewalters.org