For further information, contact:
Amelia Blades Steward, Public Relations Consultant
410-829-0436 | asteward@goeaston.net


Overview of the Museum
As the premier art museum on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, the Academy Art Museum presents high-quality exhibitions and a full range of art classes for visitors of all ages. Past exhibitions have featured artists such as James Turrell, Robert Rauschenberg, Mark Rothko, Pat Steir and Peter Paul Rubens. The Museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. The permanent collection focuses on works on paper by American and European artists from four centuries. Arts educational programs range from life drawing lessons to digital art instruction, and include lunchtime and cocktail hour concerts, lectures and special art events, as well as a Fall Craft Show. The Museum also provides arts education to public and private school children from the region.


PRESS RELEASES


Juneteenth to Celebrate the Year of Frederick Douglass

Katie Cassidy wins MD Pastel Society Exhibition

AAM 60th Anniversary Gala

Seconda Annual Studio Sale

Distinguished Chairs for 60th Anniversary Gala

Juneteenth to Celebrate Frederick Douglass

Lecture by AAM Chief Curator on Dutch Art

Lecture by Fine Art Photographer Tina Barney

AAM Opens Three New Exhibitions

AAM Announces 60th Anniversary Events


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PAST PRESS RELEASES


2017

MARCH
Mid-Shore Student Art Exhibition
FEBRUARY
Frederick Douglass Living History Interpreter
JANUARY
AAM Celebrates 200th Birthday of Frederick Douglass
Mini Masters Open House Jan. 19
The Caprichos: Goya & Lombardo
DECEMBER
AAM receives bequest from Mr. & Mrs. Straub
NOVEMBER
New Members Join Board of Trustees
Lecture on Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello
The Caprichos: Goya and Lombardo
OCTOBER
Museum Appoints Murphy as Director of Finance
Craft Show Breaks Its Fundraising Record
SEPTEMBER
Mini Masters Accepting New Students
Vermeer & the Masters of Genre Painting
AUGUST
AAM Instructors’ Open House 
AAM 2017 Fall Craft Show “Fired Up”
JULY
AAM Members’ Exhibition 
AAM Summer Camps
AAM Plein Air Collection Featured in Exhibition
JUNE
AAM Sponsors Civil War Lecture
AAM Spring Event Raises $130,00
AAM Hosts Juneteenth Celebration
MAY
AAM Hosts TCHS Lecture
AAM & MRC to Host eARTh Art Day
AAM Hosts First Studio Sale
APRIL
AAM To Open Four New Exhibitions
MARCH
Local Artists Share Love of Painting at AAM
Lecture Frederick Church’s Maine Landscapes
Lunch & Learn at AAM’s Art @ Noon Program
Academy Art Museum Hosts Cocktails & Concert
Annual Student Art Exhibition
FEBRUARY
Ray Remesch Presents Lecture & Open MIC
Academy Art Museum Welcomes Ben Simons
JANUARY
Local Author Ron Liebman Presents “Big Law”
AAM Announces National Gallery of Art Lecture
Academy Art Museum Portfolio Night


 2016

DECEMBER
AAM Presents PDA Experience
Two Exhibitions Opening in December
American Garden Lecture
NOVEMBER
Myth Makers in Maryland
Jacob Kainen: Washington Colorist
ARTober Fundraiser Honoring Trustees
ARTober Kick Off Weekend
OCTOBER 
ARTober Lecture
SEPTEMBER 
AAM Honors Retiring & New Trustees
Members’ Exhibition Award Winners
Ben Simons Appointment as Director
AUGUST
Dennis McFadden Resignation
AAM to Host ARTober
JULY 
Watercolors with Hillary Parker
JUNE
Juneteenth Celebration
MAY
Blue Star Museums
APRIL
Winterthur Curator to Present Lecture
Damika Baker Acting Director of Development
Slow Art Day
Student Art Exhibition
ArtReach Program Receives Grant
MARCH
Children’s Art Featured
Calder Lecture
FEBRUARY
AAM Honors Rima Parkhurst for Love of Art
Tavormina Photography Exhibition
JANUARY
Rauschenberg Lecture