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DC Open Air: Interpreted

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National Museum of Women in the Arts Hos...

Female and female-identifying artists are frequently overlooked in the art...

DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities...

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Art Safari Returns Saturday!
Now in its 22nd (!) year, Art Safari is the Torpedo Factory Art Center’s annual hands-on open house for kids and their families. You can join in the fun this Saturday, October 21 from 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm with lots of different activities to try! The Art League is participating, of course — find us in studio 21 for a gallery scavenger hunt based on our current exhibits! Easel stations in action at Art Safari 2014 The full schedule Here’s the full list of goings-on at Art Safari: Giant ... Read More
Published on Wednesday, October 18, 2017By The Art League
Amy Sabrin, In the Moment
Glen Echo Creek, watercolor, by Amy Sabrin. Winner of the Sid Platt Award for Best Watercolor. When he selected the painting above as best watercolor for October, juror Tim Doud said the artist’s “approach, her experimental use of paint, was unique among other watercolorists.” We talked to that artist — Amy Sabrin — about why she painted this scene, why she works in watercolor, and what’s next: What was your goal for Glen Echo Creek? Amy Sabrin: I painted Glen Echo Creek on a plein air expedition late last November. ... Read More
Published on Wednesday, October 18, 2017By The Art League
Artist Opportunities #393
Pierced copper bowl by Art League instructor Michael Brehl. 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. Textile-inspired Deadline: November 3. For “Between the Seams” at Woman Made Gallery (Chicago, IL), artists are invited to submit work that places emphasis on the concept of cloth through broad definition and use of materials. Traditional or uncommon approaches to weaving, stitching, knitting, dyeing, felting, crochet, layering, ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, October 17, 2017By The Art League
Iona reception was a blast
Friday the 13th was not unlucky in the least. Iona hosted a Meet the Artists reception that pretty much had it all: food, wine, artists, guests, and art. People really enjoyed our chicken and rooster paintings, which were all on display in one room:   Proof of a great reception, visitors and artists mingled, laughed, chatted, and looked at art: Iona curator Patricia Dubroof gathered everyone to introduce the Wednesday Studio teacher, Ellen Cornett, who curated this show. Ellen then introduced each artist. Everyone got to hear about ... Read More
Published on Sunday, October 15, 2017By wisemarian
Experience “Splendid Fortitude”
Splendid Fortitude M. Jane Johnson's mixed-media paintings are built piece-by-piece, layer-on-layer to create depth and energy. Join us tonight, Thursday, at 6:30 pm for Opening: Jane Johnson's "Splendid Fortitude"! Posted by The Art League on Thursday, October 12, 2017 Splendid Fortitude by M. Jane Johnson October 5–November 5, 2017 You’ve read about our splendid table on view this month. Soon, we’ll be featuring interviews with this month’s splendid award winners from our juried show. Today, we’d like to introduce you to the mixed-media paintings in “Splendid Fortitude” ... Read More
Published on Friday, October 13, 2017By The Art League
2nd Star Productions Presents Annie Get Your Gun
Annie Oakley is the best shot around and when shes discovered by Col. Buffalo Bill he persuades this novel sharpshooter to join his Wild West Show. It only takes one glance for her to fall head over heels for dashing shooting ace Frank Butler who headlines the show. The stage is set for this classic musical comedy featuring famous Irving Berlin tunes including Theres No Business Like Show Business You Cant Get a Man with a Gun I Got the Sun in the Morning Anything You Can Do and many ... Read More
Published on Thursday, October 12, 2017
Female Artists in the DMV, Stand & Be Counted
(gif via) Cover photo: Carrie Yury, Courtesy Kim Schoenstadt and Hauser Wirth & Schimmel Are you a female-identifying artist in the DC, MD, and VA area? You’re invited to a special event on Wednesday, October 25, 2017! Here’s the invitation: Dear Fellow Artist, We’d like to invite you to participate in an event that we are organizing called Now Be Here #4, DC/MD/VA. The idea is simple: a gathering and photograph of female and female-identifying visual artists from the DMV area. The Now Be Here website hosts the photograph, and each artist ... Read More
Published on Thursday, October 12, 2017By The Art League
Call For Artists For Riverdale Park Public Art Initiative
On behalf of the Town of Riverdale Park the Hyattsville CDC is announcing a Call for Artists for the Riverdale Park Public Art Initiative. The Initiative seeks five (5) sculptures of various styles and sizes to display for a one year-long placement at pre-determined publicly-accessible sites within the Town of Riverdale Park. As part of The Towns plan to create an engaging publically accessible outdoor sculpture gallery across its many neighborhoods we seek site-appropriate sculptural work fitting of each chosen location. All sites have an existing installed concrete footer/pad specifically ... Read More
Published on Wednesday, October 11, 2017
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