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Date: May 16, 2017

The new edition of smARTS, the Baltimore County arts and culture television show, discusses connections between art, learning, philosophy and psychology. The program airs on Baltimore County cable channel 25.  Featured segments include: 

  • Host Carolyn Black-Sotir speaks with Lori Snyder of AEMS, the Arts Education in Maryland Schools Alliance, about the vital role of arts in preparing students for an ever changing world.
  • How does art help express an artist’s values and way of looking at the world? A perspective from Richard Wilson, Towson University philosophy instructor, artist, and member of the Towson Arts Collective.
  • Artist and psychologist Alice Dvoskin talks about the relationship between art and mental health.
  • The Hunt Valley Symphony Orchestra is community music from community people. Co-founder Greg Lauer shares how to become part of the orchestra and where to hear their concerts.
  • Get to know the French horn, from its beginnings as a call to hunters to the brass section of modern orchestras.  

smARTS airs Thursdays and Fridays, 7:00-7:30 p.m. and Tuesdays 11:30 a.m.- noon on Baltimore County cable channel 25. SmARTS segments can be viewed on the Baltimore County Government YouTube channel.

smARTS is a production of the Baltimore County Commission on Arts & Sciences in partnership with the Baltimore County Public Schools and BCPS-TV. 

Revised September 11, 2017