Hop Art

Get to know the Baltimore arts scene. Attend an exciting concert, play or dance program for free.


STUDENTS: To request a free ticket to an event, email Eric Beatty, Director of Homewood Arts Programs at ebeatty@jhu.edu .
List the name and date of the HopArt event you would like to attend.
Include your name, class and phone number.

FACULTY: If you would like to attend an event, email ebeatty@jhu.edu with info or questions.

Spring 2017 semester Events

Great Expectations
By Charles Dickens, adapted by Gale Childs Dally
Sunday, February 26, 2pm
Everyman Theatre

Charles Dickens’ timeless classic comes bursting to life in a stylized and fast-paced world as six actors portray 35 characters. Featuring Gerrad Taylor, a JHU alumnus from the class of 2010. Learn more.

Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2
Schumann: Symphony No. 3, “Rhenish”

Saturday, March 4, 8pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Marin Alsop conducts the BSO, with Helene Grimaud, piano. Brahms’ expansive meditation on life and the promise of the future. Schumann’s richly Romantic symphony. Learn more.

The White Snake
Saturday, March 11, 2pm
Center Stage

Originating from the ancient Chinese fable, The White Snake tells the story of animal spirits White Snake and Green Snake, who take human form as a beautiful woman and her sly servant. Mystery and magic intertwine in this fantastical tale brought to life in grand spectacle. Learn more.

Tom Hall’s Farewell Concert
Saturday, March 11, 8pm
Baltimore Choral Arts Society
Goucher College,
Kraushaar Auditorium

Celebrate Tom Hall and his 35 years as Music Director with Baltimore Choral Arts. The full Chorus and Orchestra present a program featuring Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass, Copland’s Walls of Zion, Lauridsen’s Sure on this Shining Night, and more. Learn more.

(Registration is closed)

RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. With its inspiring message of joy and hope in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure our lives with the only thing that truly matters – love. Learn more.

Something Rotten!
Sunday, April 23, 1pm
Hippodrome Theatre

Direct from Broadway, Something Rotten is set in the ’90’s – the 1590’s! This hilarious smash tells the story of brothers Nick and Nigel Bottom who set out to write the world’s first musical. Something Rotten! is “The Producers + The Book of Mormon x The Drowsy Chaperone.” (New York Magazine) Learn more.


  • Each event will have 10 student tickets available.
  • Open to Homewood undergraduate students only.
  • There will be a random drawing to select which students attend.
  • If you are chosen, you will be notified via email approximately two weeks in advance of the event. You must reply within two days to confirm that you will attend.
  • A wait list will be kept in case of cancellations. If a ticket becomes available, the next student on the wait list will be contacted as soon as possible.
  • Two faculty and/or staff will attend with you.
  • If time permits after the event, the group will gather at a restaurant for food and conversation.
  • You can request multiple events. If you attend an event, you will be placed at the end of the wait list for any further events for the semester.
  • If you got a ticket for an event in the previous semester and did not attend nor let the organizers know you could not attend, you will not be considered for an event this semester.
  • Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact the Director of Homewood Arts Programs at ebeatty@jhu.edu or 410-516-8208. We ask that requests for accommodation be made at least three business days before the event.

HopArt is sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Student Life. Special thanks to the Parents Fund for co-sponsoring this amazing opportunity!