The Screen Painters w/ Little Castles

The Screen Painters w/ Little Castles

Screen Painters' 100th B’day Screening!

Screen Painters' 100th B’day Screening!

Event Type: screenings, local interest, documentary

Thu Jun 20 7:30pm
$12, $7 mbrs General Public tickets › Members tickets ›

Overview

Overview The Screen Painters w/ Little Castles

An art form found only in Baltimore and born wholly in Highlandtown, screen painting is 100 years old this year! The film premiered  at The Patterson exactly 25 years ago, The Screen Painters tracks the birth of painting window screens, Baltimore’s indigenous art form. Homeowners commissioned their screen doors and windows to be painted so that they could see out but passersby couldn’t see in. Painted screen scholar Elaine Eff joins in a post-film discussion with cinematographer Richard Chilsom, along with screen painters Dee Herget, Tom Lipka, and others. Little Castles, the short doc on Baltimore’s Formstone tradition, opens. Come back Saturday, June 22 for a tour of painted screens around East Baltimore!

Proudly sponsored by the PNC Foundation.

You Might Also Like:

Dangerous Minds: A Brief History of Psychopaths & Serial Killers with Susan Lowe  

Dangerous Minds: A Brief History of Psychopaths & Serial Killers with Susan Lowe

Wed Oct 1, 7pm

Back by popular demand! John Wayne Gacy. Ted Bundy. The Son of Sam....

The Rocky Horror Picture Show  

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Thu Oct 30, 9pm

Brad and Janet must take shelter in the mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter...

Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton  

Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton

Sat Nov 1, 7pm

Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton is an inside look at Los Angeles record label...

For No Good Reason  

For No Good Reason

Wed Nov 5, 7pm

Director: Charlie Paul USA, 2012, 89 mins Ralph Steadman, famous for...

Neighborhood Voices: Our Stories About Race Where We Live  

Neighborhood Voices: Our Stories About Race Where We Live

Sat Nov 8, 10am

LEARN, ACT, DISCUSS & REFLECT with people of all ages on the...

OUTSPOKEN - Neighborhood Voices: Our Stories About Race Where We Live  

OUTSPOKEN - Neighborhood Voices: Our Stories About Race Where We Live

Sun Nov 23, 3pm

Storytelling, spoken word, and theater performances by community...

Learn about our shows & events!

Mailing List Signup »

Social Media:
Facebook Twitter YelpYouTube
We are here thanks to donors like you!

Upcoming Events

View Full Calendar ›
Ukulele for Beginners with Bob Friedman

Ukulele for Beginners with Bob Friedman

5 consecutive Tuesdays: Oct 28, Nov 4, Nov 11, Nov 18, Nov