DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities...

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Julie Koehler Receives Inaugural William...

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District of Columbia Leads the Region in...

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2017 Creative Aging Festival Brings Over...

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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...

Two Wednesday Studio Artists In Virginia Show of Small Works
Tara Hamilton and Eileen Leahy each had a piece selected in the small works/BIG IMPACT National Juried Exhibition at the Gallery Underground. The juror was Nar Steel, a miniaturist and former local gallery owner. The show invited entries in any media and on any subject or theme. But there was a catch: The art had to be no more than 12″ in any dimension. Eileen’s terra cotta sculpture won an Honorable Mention award in the show. Way to go, Eileen! Positive Attitude, a 12-inch-high terra cotta sculpture by Eileen Leahy, was awarded an Honorable… ... Read More
Published on Saturday, May 20, 2017By wisemarian
Feeling the Creative Heat?
The Fruits of Summer by workshop instructor Diane Tesler. There’s exactly one month until summer classes start, but this week’s 90-degree temperatures have us feeling the summer heat already. Heat, it turns out, is also an important part of an artist’s toolkit. Here are a few of our classroom demos where temperature plays a role: Raku firing In this video, Art League ceramics chair Blair Meerfeld fires ceramic work using the raku process. After the raku ware is heated in a kiln until red-hot, the pieces are placed in metal cans filled with combustible material,… ... Read More
Published on Friday, May 19, 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 Thursday, May 18, 2017
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 Thursday, May 18, 2017
Spring Break Theatre Camp
Let your theatre-loving children sharpen their skills at our week-long Spring Break Theatre Camp for 8-12 year olds April 17-21 at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. At our all-day camp theyll l earn about improv character creation the actors voice theatre games and go see a show at a local theatre! For more information email [email protected] SMARTlink #1666063 https://smartlink.pgparks.com/smartlink/Start/Start.asp https://smartlink.pgparks.com/smartlink/Start/Start.asp ... Read More
Published on Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Impact Hub DC Seeks Socially-Driven Artists
CALL FOR ARTISTS! Impact Hub DC is looking for talented socially-driven artists in the DC Metropolitan area to bring creativity and artistic-goodness into our coworking space through our first Arts for Change showcase event. During the event eight artists will be chosen by popular vote to incorporate their artwork in the Impact Hub DC space and win three months of free summer membership at IHDC and promotion through our social media channels! If interested in showing your work please fill out this https://docs.google.com/document/d/1_LGq4zajI26SDiWkRntIGDHH7mD2emGGJ-F7pW72hcE/edit short application and send to [email protected] The… ... Read More
Published on Wednesday, May 17, 2017
May Open Exhibit: A Letter From the Juror
Foreground: Serenity by Paula Stern The following is a letter by Dana Shearin, juror for the May Open Exhibit. Dear artists and viewers, I wanted to write and describe my process in selecting work for this May’s open call Art League show. In making selections, I tried to represent as faithfully as possible the diversity and variety of submissions. I chose pieces that brought me joy, charmed me with their eccentricity, or impressed me with their skill; I looked for pieces that made me uncomfortable and pieces that surprised me… ... Read More
Published on Wednesday, May 17, 2017By Guest Blogger
Music And Art At Rhode Island Avenues Porch Fest 2017
RHODE ISLAND AVENUE MAIN STREETS PORCH FEST 2017 is taking place April 15 2017 from 2-6pm along Rhode Island Avenue NE Washington DC. Eight porches - a mix of residential and commercial properties - will become stages for an afternoon of FREE mini concerts and art that bring together neighbors business owners and artists in a casual and fun display of creative expression! FREE Zipcar Shuttle vans will also be available for attendees - hop on hop off enjoy it all. The full map is available to download at riamainstreet.org… ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, May 16, 2017
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