November 4 Knowledge Exchange Day

List of workshops running on November 4th, from 10am-6pm. More workshops Coming Soon!

 

Job Readiness and Interview Etiquette

This course is designed to train job seekers in interview attire and etiquette as well as resume creation and developing soft skills and everything in between.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, November 4, 2017 10:00 - 11:00 AM

Equity and Inclusion Demystified: Minority Rights are Human Rights

Equity and Inclusion Demystified: Minority Rights are Human Rights Brainstorm information the creates a clearer understanding of the underlying issue Learn the Process of Change and Transformation Discuss conscious and subconscious patterns of privilege and oppression Create a new vision for the world moving forward

The Baltimore Free School
Saturday, November 4, 2017 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Rhythm Key ALL AGES ALL ABILITIES Music and Movement workshop

Drum Circle, Call and Response as well as Qi Gong Martial Arts for all ages and abilities.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, November 4, 2017 11:30 - 12:30 PM

Foundations in Energy Healing

This course will provide an overview of energetic healing modalities as well as explore supplemental tools used in healing. The course will discuss historical context of Reiki and cite historical instances of energy healing.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, December 9, 2017 2:00 - 4:00 PM

Financial Management for a Small Business

By taking this course, you are making an important step toward building a better financial future for your business/enterprise.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, November 4, 2017 2:00 - 3:00 PM

Put your money on Debate

In a community which faces complex challenges in mitigating the differences between people, debate serves as a viable platform to empower through advocacy, real world decision making skills, and hands on civic engagement.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, November 4, 2017 4:00 - 5:00 PM

Dream Boarding

Dream boards help to define goals in relationships, career, finances, home, travel, spirituality, etc. In this session you will have the opportunity to make a personal dream board.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, November 4, 2017 4:30 - 6:00 PM

GEOLOOM: Cultural Mapping in Baltimore

The GEOLOOM map is an online mapping tool that demonstrates how arts and culture is woven into Baltimore’s neighborhoods and social fabric. The tool is intended for a wide audience, including arts and culture organizations, urban planners, non-profits, researchers, community associations, activists, developers, and residents. This workshop will help attendees navigate the GEOLOOM map as well as demonstrate how the tool can be a resource for communities and the city of Baltimore.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, November 4, 2017 3:00 - 4:00 PM
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Gettin' Clear about Power

This workshop will explore concepts of sociopolitical power, power resources, the dynamics of power in social relationships, and will offer practical methods for building, maintaining, and securing power through strategic organizing, in order to achieve systemic transformation.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, December 9, 2017 12:15 - 1:45 PM

Creating Your Own Lane

This workshop will explore alternative methods to achieving success in art and business, especially for those who don’t fit into the “traditional” art world.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, November 4, 2017 11:00 - 12:30 PM

What's Mine

What's Mine Introduces expression of self through journal writing, reading, open conversation and silence as meditation.

ImpactHub
Saturday, November 4, 2017 1:30 - 3:00 PM

Paint with Your Heart

Paint with your Heart is a creative group therapy session where we paint and discuss our artistic process with the goal of Emotional Detoxification through art.

The Baltimore Free School
Saturday, November 4, 2017 11:30 - 1:00 PM
Saturday, December 9, 2017 10:30 - 12:00 PM

Bringing Consciousness to Art Practice

In this workshop, students will look at different approaches to infusing their art practices with conscious attention and presence.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Monday, July 24, 2017 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Saturday, December 9, 2017 12:15 - 1:45 PM

Mapping Your Creative Hustle

This hands on workshop will guide you through the process of laying out a basic business model for your creative hustle. You'll learn introductory business concepts and how they relate to your products / services; and gain simple tools for developing a business model / 1 page business plan. You'll also learn about local business support services and resources.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, November 4, 2017 11:00 - 12:00 PM

Where Personal & Business Finances Meet

The purpose of this workshop is to have participants understand the importance of practicing healthy financial behaviors as it relates to starting a business.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, November 4, 2017 10:00 - 11:00 AM

Listen to Black Women: Dismantling Institutionalized Sexism in the 21st Century

What is institutionalized sexism? How can men undo sexism in their social circles and communities? How can men be allies and proactive bystanders in women's lives?

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, November 4, 2017 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Shift Happens

The only thing that’s constant is Change. Sometimes a Shift can feel like it’s missing the “f” and can make you feel like you’re all tied up in knots. In this exciting workshop, we’ll use the game of Twister™ to show you how you respond to change. Do you embrace it or get stuck? Learn how you can see the opportunities that result from Shift/Change.

The YNot Lot
Saturday, November 4, 2017 11:30 - 12:30 PM

The Victor’s Summit: Hip-Hop and Her Impact

The focus of the hip hop summit would be to enjoin art and entrepreneurship with a larger focus on the importance of decision making, the power of influences an immediate circle can have on us and how to utilize musicianship to open other doors of creativity.

Showroom
Saturday, November 4, 2017 11:30 - 12:30 PM

Body Wellness: The Awakening

Body Wellness is a introductory course into Holistic Health & Fitness... It's aim is to raise the collective awareness of the general public about the importance of living an active and health conscious lifestyle. During the "Awakening" we will discuss the 5 components of fitness and general health... in the second portion we will perform a total body workout (stretch, warm-up, workout, cool down, stretch).

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, November 4, 2017 10:00 - 11:00 AM

Design for the Wellbeing of Black Women

During this collaborative session, participants will look at design’s role as a transformative tool that can support the personal healing process and collective wellbeing of Black women.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, December 9, 2017 5:15 - 6:45 PM

The Power of Our Words : Affirmations & Meditation with Alanah Nichole

Alanah Nichole is a vibrant, bubbly and at the nougat big-heart, belly and booty having community driven mother, organizer & friend to all. She will lead you through 90 minutes of non-traditional yet energizing workshop style affirmations for your mind, body and spirit, Expect Growth

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, December 9, 2017 12:15 - 1:45 PM

Galimoto: A make and take for all ages

A galimoto is a toy made of bits and pieces of whatever. You will have all sorts of recycled materials to spur your imagination so can create your very own galimoto. No special "artistic" abilities needed, just bring your adventure-some self-ready to have a great time.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, November 4, 2017 11:30 - 12:30 PM

Talking Drums

"Talking Drums" is geared towards cultivating focus, self-esteem, determination, respect, and self-discipline through the art of drumming.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, June 10, 2017 5:00 - 6:00 PM
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, December 9, 2017 3:45 - 5:15 PM

Mini Zine Making

Make your own zine using paper, scissors and your imagination. Zines are independent publications that can be used to express ideas and creativity. In this workshop, participants will learn how to create their own mini zines in a simple and fun exercise.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, December 9, 2017 2:00 - 3:30 PM

Vulnerability for Performers

Blending dance movement, personal interview, and improvisation, this exercise will promote vulnerability and collaboration within the participating group. Participants should dress in clothing that allows free movement (no skirts, jewelry; sneakers are preferred) and be prepared for an intensive experience. Those with asthma, injuries, or other conditions which may restrict movement or hinder a participant's ability to complete the exercise would be encouraged to seek other workshop opportunities. This workshop is ideal for existing groups with individuals who are eager to see and understand one another beyond their surface interactions.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, November 4, 2017 3:00 - 4:30 PM

Documenting A Day on North Avenue

In the course, students will learn documentary style photography and videography using smartphones. We will discuss specific features and apps that capture the highest quality images and how to organize the images and video to tell a story. This is a great workshop for teens age 12- 18!

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, November 4, 2017 4:00 - 5:30 PM

Multiple Sclerosis Baltimore (MS Baltimore) Free Arts Workshop

The premise of MS Baltimore is to connect, create, and engage the MS community in Baltimore. We are designed to provide "green" (recycled) materials for arts and crafts so participants can maintain/strengthen fine motor skills and functional mobility. We encourage our members to explore creative ideas with the opportunity to join our diverse community of resources with no cost to them.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, November 4, 2017 10:00 - 11:30 AM
Saturday, December 9, 2017 2:00 - 3:30 PM

Young at Art

This fun workshop for children 9mo to 3yrs and their acting adults, offers open-ended activities in a relaxed environment encouraging curiosity, independence, self guided discovery and social interaction.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, November 4, 2017 1:30 - 3:00 PM

Crochet Bombing for Social Justice

Over many generations fabric art has played a major part in the lives of oppressed people. It has been used to express raw emotion and address issues of social justice.During this course we will discuss some of those methods and their historical impact, and how the installment of yarn bombs around Baltimore City is bringing to light things that still need attention.

The Baltimore Free School
Saturday, November 4, 2017 10:00 - 11:30 AM
Saturday, December 9, 2017 2:00 - 3:30 PM

You Can Stop Overdose Death!

These trainings are designed for anyone who thinks they may be near someone experiencing an overdose. Baltimore City community members are encouraged to attend public trainings to learn how to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose. This workshop is brought to you by the Baltimore Harm Reduction Coalition.

ImpactHub
Thursday, August 24, 2017 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, November 4, 2017 4:30 - 5:30 PM

Welcome to the Movement for Trans Lives

Introduction to why transgender issues are not transgender issues. This lecture, regularly offered by the Baltimore Transgender Alliance, explores the foundations of the Movement for Trans Lives and why trans bodies are a battle ground for the very movements that forget us.

The Baltimore Free School
Saturday, November 4, 2017 4:00 - 5:30 PM

CREDIT REPAIR WORKSHOP

You will walk out of the workshop with the first step to the credit repair accomplished. By the end of the workshop you should be fully educated and on your way to better credit situation.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, November 4, 2017 11:30 - 12:30 PM

Writing Music Criticism Through a Feminist Lens

Learn how to critic contemporary music through a feminist lens. Whether the genres be Hip Hop, Rock, Jazz and classical music, learn how to listen to critique contemporary music through a feminist and womanist lens.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, November 4, 2017 4:00 - 5:30 PM

Wellness Awareness with Team Autobars and Laststrike Fitness.

This workshop includes lessons on mindfulness, preparing healthy snacks at home, learning various exercise routines they can do at home, gathering a better understanding of what wellness is.

Maryland Institute College of Art
Saturday, November 4, 2017 10:00 - 11:30 AM
Saturday, November 4, 2017 1:30 - 3:00 PM
Saturday, December 9, 2017 2:00 - 3:30 PM