The Washington Studio School Board of Di...

The Washington Studio School Board of Directors welcome three new...

2017 East of the River Distinguished Art...

Honfleur Gallery presented James Terrell with the 2017 East of...

Fairfax County’s Nonprofit Arts and Cu...

The nonprofit arts and culture industry generates over $271 million...

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The Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District announced the top three...

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Dewberry will receive the Jinx Hazel Arts Award at the...

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Dance Place Announces New Executive Arti...

The Dance Place Board of Directors is delighted to announce...

A Farewell to Microsoft Paint, & More Artful Links
In this edition of Artful Links: saying goodbye to a digital art program, identifying that cloud you’re trying to draw, and exhibits to see around DC. Things to read Time to say your farewells to Microsoft Paint, that beloved pixel-art software that comes free with Windows. (The Verge) The application has been added to a list of “deprecated” features for the next update to Windows, meaning it will no longer be supported or updated — but it isn’t quite gone yet. Instead, Microsoft is throwing its weight behind a ... Read More
Published on Monday, July 24, 2017By The Art League
Joe’s Movement Emporium receives over $43,000 for its Job Readiness and Arts Education Programs
Joe’s Movement Emporium of Mount Rainier, MD has received $43,400 in grants to support its job readiness and arts education programs. CreativeWorks, Joe’s vocational training program received a combined $39,000 from the Prince George’s County Executive’s Community Partnership Grant and a first-time grant from the Baltimore-based Robert W. Deutsch FoundationDistrict 1 Council Member Mary Lehman and the City of Mount Rainier contributed a combined $4,400 to support Joe’s arts education programs, including Club Joe’s after school program and Camp Joe’s summer arts program. Now in its ninth year, CreativeWorks (formerly ... Read More
Published on Monday, July 24, 2017By neenajoe
Cool Creatures & Creations From Art Camp
It’s amazing how much creativity can be contained in one building. (OK, sometimes we go outside, too.) We’re reminded of that fact every summer during Art Camp, which is in full swing now at The Art League! We dropped by our Madison Annex classrooms to see some of what our campers are up to: Creatures In Paper Mache for Teens, students work on animals great and small: Paper mache, if you don’t know, starts with a wire frame, which is then pasted over with paper and painted. ... Read More
Published on Monday, July 24, 2017By The Art League
Save These Dates!
BG Muhn with his recent work, Awaiting Dawn. Acrylic on linen, 60 x 111 inches, 2014. Summer’s not over yet, but there’s no reason not to look ahead to Fall with all the great events we have lined up! August 7 Fall registration: That’s right, the brand-new school year is on the horizon, and you’ll be able to register for Fall 2017 classes starting August 7 at 9:30 am. Because it’s the start of a new year, you’ll also be able to register for workshops through next summer. Where’s the ... Read More
Published on Friday, July 21, 2017By The Art League
Exploring Theater Arts Camp At Harmony Hall
Have a child whod love to spend the summer exploring drama dance singing costumes and all the other magical elements that bring a play together? Our Exploring Theater Arts Camp being held at Harmony Hall still has a few slots still available. The class culminates in a final production staged for friends and family and is the perfect summer activity for drama-loving kids aged 8-14. The camp starts next week so act now! For details and to Register go https://smartlink.pgparks.com/smartlink/Activities/ActivitiesAdvSearch.asp HERE ... Read More
Published on Thursday, July 20, 2017
12 Art Books We Want to Read This Summer
For more ideas, see our previous summer reading lists: 2016: 22 Art Books For Summer Reading 2015: Our Summer Art Reading List What do you pack when you head for the beach? Your camera, sketchbook, maybe a pochade box? Whatever you do, don’t forget some art books for those rainy days. For a massive collection of catalogs and other art books, don’t miss the Guggenheim Museum’s online archive.Here’s some of what we’re looking forward to reading this summer. They include books about … … creativity First up, Your Inner ... Read More
Published on Thursday, July 20, 2017By The Art League
FREE Self Defense and Active Bystander Training Workshops
Ally Theatre Company Partners With Defend Yourself at Joe’s Movement Emporium JULY 23 | 3:45 PM | FREE WITH PROOF OF PURCHASE Ally Theatre Company is thrilled to announce a partnership with local anti-harassment organization Defend Yourself! Lauren Taylor and her teachers will be offering FREE Self Defense and Active Bystander Training Workshops to attendees of select Think Before You Holla performances. The workshops will happen between shows for the following dates: (NOTE: attendees from either show can participate in that day’s workshop, with proof of purchase.) Sunday, July 23rd ... Read More
Published on Thursday, July 20, 2017By neenajoe
RebollarDance Celebrates Art And Artists Over The Age Of 40
Joes Movement Emporium presents RebollarDance this June in a performance that celebrates age and diversity. 40+ features artists and choreographers over the age of 40 in a multi-media collaborative concert that will challenge audiences preconceived definitions of modern dance. Two shows Saturday June 17th at 8 pm and Sunday June 18th at 4 pm will highlight seasoned respected choreographers and dancers. Tickets are available at Joes Movement Emporium for $20 in advance $25 at the door. Joes is located at 3309 Bunker Hill Road Mt. Rainier MD 20712. Tickets can ... Read More
Published on Wednesday, July 19, 2017
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