Pre-Orientation Arts Programs
Baltimore Arts Pre-Orientation Tour
Hosted and led by the Office of Arts and Innovation, join fellow students on an exploration of the arts around Baltimore and on the Homewood campus. Students will travel to arts hotspots around Baltimore including the Arts District on North Avenue, theater houses, art-house movie theaters, and museum locations perfect for viewing Baltimore art and taking selfies! Baltimore Improv Group will also offer an Intro to Improv class – fun for all levels of interest! Students will also get a sneak-peek at arts spaces on campus including the Center for Visual Arts location at the Centre Theater, the historic Merrick Barn theater, and the newly renovated Arellano Theater and Shriver Hall. A great way to explore all the arts has to offer on campus and in Baltimore – join us! Past tours have included visits and engagement at:
- Baltimore Center Stage
- American Visionary Art Museum
- Chesapeake Shakespeare Company
- Motor House and Graffiti Alley
- Parkway Theater
- Evergreen Museum
- Hippodrome Theater
- Art with a Heart
- Creative Alliance
Baltimore Through the Camera Lens Pre-Orientation Tour
Join the DMC (Digital Media Center) to learn how to take amazing photographs while exploring Baltimore and getting a behind-the-scenes look at the city’s and JHU’s art scenes. Visit local arts organizations and galleries to see the work of local artists. Take trips to beautiful and exciting locations where you will be given the chance to explore the photographic skills you learned at the DMC. At the end of the program your finished works will be displayed in the DMC’s Hallway Gallery. All materials will be provided including high end cameras and lenses. No photo experience needed – we will teach you everything you need to know from the basics of how to use a camera to advanced photo editing techniques!
Other Pre-Orientation Options
There are many other great Pre-Orientation options for those curious about other themes. To find out more about these programs, and for registration information, check out the Orientation program page.