CulturalDC Announces Ava LaTanya Hilton ...

The Board of Directors of CulturalDC  announces that Ava LaTanya...

Accomplished Teaching Artists Introduce ...

The Arts Council of Fairfax County has placed three Fairfax...

#5WomenArtists Campaign: 520 Organizatio...

#5WomenArtists campaign is rousing success in raising awareness of gender...

Life Pieces to Masterpieces Announces Ne...

The Board of Directors of Life Pieces to Masterpieces (LPTM) and...

Shanti Norris to Retire After 20 Years a...

It has been over 20 years since Shanti Norris came to...

Artomatic Moves to Crystal City in 2017

Artomatic returns for its signature art event to be held...

DCCAH Statement on Possible NEA Defundin...

Recent news reports have raised the issue of funding cuts...

Stephanie Stebich of Tacoma Art Museum N...

Stephanie Stebich, executive director of the Tacoma Art Museum in...

Capitol Hill Art League Public Banners t...

The venture with the Capitol Hill Business Improvement District (BID)...

Artist Spotlight: Rush Baker IV, a Lega...

The Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center’s most...

“Living and Sustaining a Creative Life”: Free Talk, May 7
Part of The Art League Visiting Artist Series The Art League is honored to host Sharon Louden for a lively and in-depth conversation about her book, The Artist as Culture Producer: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life — a collection of essays by 40 visual artists. This ground-breaking book describes how artists extend their practices outside of their studios. Their first-hand stories show how artists add to creative economies through their out-of-the-box thinking while also contributing to the well-being of others. Although there is a misconception that artists… ... Read More
Published on Friday, April 28, 2017By The Art League
No Paint Required: A Different Kind of Painting Workshop
Best Practices in Painting workshop with George O’Hanlon and Tatiana Zaytseva Want to make paintings that last through the ages? June 12 to 14, a new workshop is coming to The Art League. Taught by the experts at Natural Pigments, Best Practices in Painting isn’t your typical painting workshop. This one is about changing how you paint from the ground up, with an emphasis on knowing your tools and materials: Who is this workshop for? What kind of experience is necessary? George O’Hanlon, instructor: This workshop is intended for all levels… ... Read More
Published on Thursday, April 27, 2017By The Art League
Whiting Award Winning Playwright James Ijames comes to Mt. Rainier, MD
  Ally Theater Company welcomes the Philadelphia based playwright to participate in a talk-back following their staging of the D.C. premier of The Most Spectacularly Lamentable Trial of Miz Martha Washington Photo by Teresa Castracane Photography   This Sunday, April 30th at 3 pm Philadelphia based playwright James Ijames will see how Ally Theatre Company brings his play The Most Spectacularly Lamentable Trial of Miz Martha Washington to Joe’s Movement Emporium’s black box theater. Ally and Joe’s are thrilled to host the 2017 Whiting Award Winner for the D.C. premier… ... Read More
Published on Wednesday, April 26, 2017By neenajoe
Welcoming playwright James Ijames to the Joe’s!
Ally is thrilled to welcome playwright James Ijames to the show! We hope you will join us this Sunday, April 30th, for our 3PM matinee performance followed by a talk back with James and the cast. Don’t miss this unique opportunity for an intimate look inside the playwright’s process. No added cost, tickets available now. The judges have spoken! With a vision “to elevate, illuminate, and give rise to voices that have gone unheard, to peer inside and spend time in spaces unseen,” Ally Theatre is off… ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, April 25, 2017By neenajoe
Artist Opportunities #368
Back Study by Art League instructor Thanasi Papapostolou. On Tuesdays, we gather a variety of artist opportunities around the DC area and beyond. Find one below and enter today — good luck! Click here for recent opportunities posts, and submit your opportunity listing here. NC craft market Deadline: May 12. 2017 marks the 48th year of the Carolina Designer Craftsmen Guild’s annual craft market. Emerging and career craft artists are encouraged to apply. VA art festival Deadline: May 15. The 13th annual Port Warwick Art & Sculpture Festival returns to Newport… ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, April 25, 2017By The Art League
Art Auction and Wine Tasting, Coming June 9
Branches by Bryan Jernigan is one of the artworks available in the auction. (Acrylic on canvas, 30″ x 40″) The Art League is delighted to announce Art on the Vine, our first ever Art Auction & Wine Tasting Party! Part global wine tour, part fine art tour This special celebration of visual and vineyard artistry is a unique, must-attend arts fundraiser! Art on the Vine features a 10-day online auction of artwork by our esteemed faculty of artists, culminating in a final round of bidding for ticketholders at our global… ... Read More
Published on Monday, April 24, 2017By The Art League
Join Arts On A Roll For A STEAM Day At College Park Aviation Museum
Come join Arts on a Roll in Prince Georges Countys District 3 for STEAM DAY April 9 2pm to 4pm! Located at the College Park Aviation Museum STEAM DAY will have activities for all ages offered by many amazing organizations. Arts on a Roll is excited to lead our Printmaking workshop! A fun and intuitive introduction to the techniques of ink printing our Printmaking workshop offers the engagement of unique art techniques without any of the intimidation. We look forward to seeing you there! ... Read More
Published on Sunday, April 23, 2017
American Watercolorists at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Last week I went to Philly to see the exhibit “American Watercolor in the Age of Homer and Sargent.” I learned that until the late 19th century, watercolors didn’t rate as a medium of serious artists. It pretty much sums it up to say that watercolors were thought to be a medium used predominately by women. But that all started to change in 1867, after the brand-new American Watercolor Society of America sponsored an exhibition in New York City. The first-of-its-kind show drew big crowds and big sales, and watercolor as a… ... Read More
Published on Sunday, April 23, 2017By wisemarian
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