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The Arts & Times Community Calendar, highlights special events, exhibits, rural arts, performances, and classes on the Lower Eastern Shore. Look for the print edition quarterly in the local galleries and cultural attractions of Worcester, Wicomico, and Somerset Counties.

June 1 - August 21, 2016
Larry Barth: Birds, Art & Design
Mon- Sat, 10am-5pm; Sun, Noon- 5 pm.
Wildfowl artists have dramatically extended the creative ways they represent birds and their habitats. At the forefront of these changes, influencing the art form itself, is 16-time Best in World winner Larry Barth. This exhibit will be a unique opportunity to see the progression of Barth's work.
June 1-29, 2016
Painting Class - Mixed Media
Mondays & Wednesdays. Choose morning or afternoon.
Begin or enhance your artistic journey with hands on guidance, inspiration & techniques. Beginners will learn steps to execute a completed painting from conception through completion. Experienced painters will learn tips to boost their skills and personal style.
June 1-30, 2016
Exhibit: Rudelle Hall & Larry Wisniewski
Exhibit featuring Rudelle Hall mixed media, and Larry Wisniewski- metal sculpture. Opening reception June 10, 5pm- 8pm.
June 2-30, 2016
Ale & Art Drawing
Thursdays, 6:30pm-9pm.
Sip on your favorite brew while learning the basics of drawing. Each week we will focus on a new drawing skill! BYOB and bring your own sketchbook and pencils! Instructor: Diana Mosteller.
June 2016
The Stormy Sixties
Our temporary exhibit this season pays tribute to the decade of “The Stormy Sixties” focusing on events, lifestyles and growth of that tumultuous time. The 1960’s was a decade of change for America and also a very memorable decade for Ocean City. Although only one man, Hugh T. Cropper Jr., presided as Mayor during this time the Town went through a lot of changes and development. There were riots, storms, cool fashions, condominiums and as always, a whole lot of fun!
June 6 - August 12, 2016
Exhibit: Intimate Distances
by Hye Young Kim
June 9-30, 2016
Random Juxtaposition June Clases
Art classes for kids of different ages.
June 10 - September 11, 2016
Living Landscapes: The Photography of Cam Miller
Mon -Sat, 10am-5pm; Sun. Noon-5pm.
The 2015 Art in Nature Photo Festival Grand Champion will fill the Welcome Gallery with scenes featuring the diverse people, structures, natural formations and events she has encountered through her years as a professional photographer.
June 12 - August 21, 2016
Develop Your Drawing
Sundays, Noon-3pm.
Good drawing skills are important for creating great paintings. For beginners and beyond!
June 22 - August 17, 2016
Drop-in Artful Wednesdays
Can't commit to an entire week of classes? Join us to engage in an enriching art project. Each Wednesday will feature a different media.
June 23 - July 28, 2016
Delmarva Metalworks Exhibit
A showcase of pieces by local artisans working in metallurgy to create utilitarian and decorative pieces. Receptiopn June 23, 4-6pm.
June 27 - July 1, 2016
Class: Design, Build, Play
Students will study simple motors, ball bearings, and circuits to design and build whirly-gigs and model cars. Instructor, Alison Chism.
June 28 - July 1, 2016
On Becoming a Better Landscape Painter
For all media. Explore the elusive effects of light on form, designing better contrasts, layering, color and values.
June 28 - July 30, 2016
OC Art League July Exhibits
Featuring pastel artist Stan Sperlak, and Beverly Bassford. Juried all media group show. Opening Reception: July 1, 5pm-7pm.
June 28-July 30, 2016
July Exhibits at the OC Center for the Arts
Open daily M-F 9am-4pm, S-S 11am-4pm
"Beverly Bassford Memorial Juried Show", featured artist Stan Sperlak, Darlene Jones, Jeanne Mueller, and Laura Ellison.
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Holidays This Month

National Rose Month
National Dairy Month
June 1 - Atlantic Hurricane Season begins
June 6 - D-Day
June 7 - Ramadan Begins (Muslim)
June 14 - Flag Day
June 19 - Father's Day, Juneteenth (Emancipation Celebration Day)
June 21 - Solstice, Alban Arthuan (Celtic)
June 28 - World War 1 Day

Birthstone: Pearl
Flower: Rose

Astrological Signs - Gemini: May 21 - June 20, Cancer: June 21 - July 22