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...

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop Announces New...

The Board of Directors of The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop...

Arlington Art Center’s “Cura...

Arlington Arts Center’s Curators Spotlight provides a platform for new...

Tanglewood Works Makes Hyattsville its P...

Tanglewood Works opened its doors at 5132 Baltimore Avenue in...

CREATE Arts Center Announces Jeremy Flic...

CREATE Arts Center is pleased to announce the appointment of...

American University Removes Statue of Le...

After receiving a protest letter from the FBI Agents Association,...

Meet Our Teaching Artists: Nancy Murphy
Where were you born and trained and how did you get to where you are now? I was born in Aliquippa Pa and hence a lifelong Steelers fan. I studied fine arts at Kent State University Ohio earning a BA in art history. I spent 10 years as a US Army officer for field artillery and military intelligence. During that time I served in Germany and got to travel through Europe and study many of the masterpieces. After the Army I changed careers and earned my M.Ed from Chapman University… ... Read More
Published on Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Thank You For Another Amazing Patrons’ Show Fundraiser
This Sunday was the 2017 Patrons’ Show — our biggest annual fundraiser and a whole lot of fun! Hundreds of artworks have left for their new homes (690 artworks, to be exact). Now that things have settled down a bit, here’s a recap and some thank-yous you may have missed. Artist awards First off, we have two more artist awards to announce, for the first piece chosen and the popular vote: Wheat and Juniper, oil on wood, by Sheep Jones (lot #111) was the choice of the first patron… ... Read More
Published on Wednesday, February 22, 2017By The Art League
Spring into Aerial at Joe’s – Registration Open!
Spring Session – Registration Open! Spring 2017 Classes WE NOW OFFER ONLINE REGISTRATION! Register online for private lessons and group classes at upspringstudio.com/classes. Please be sure to read our important information for students prior to signing up. Aerial Foundations – Sundays 2-3pm This class, for students of all levels, covers fundamental aerial skills on a variety of apparatus. Instructors will work with students to break down basic aerial skills into critical components with the goal of improving technique. Topics may include climbing fabric, improving flexibility,… ... Read More
Published on Wednesday, February 22, 2017By neenajoe
Deadline Extended For National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards Application
The Presidents Committee on the Arts and the Humanities in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Institute of Museum and Library Services is accepting applications for the 2017 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards. The twelve award-winning programs this year will each receive $10000 and an invitation to accept their award at a ceremony in Washington DC. After-school and out-of-school-time arts and humanities programs also known as Creative Youth Development programs are encouraged to apply. Please click the following… ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Artist Opportunities #359
By Art League ceramics instructor Lori Katz. 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. Photography competition Deadline: February 27. The Allegany Arts Council is pleased to announce the call for entries into the Allegany National Photography Competition and Exhibition, to be held at the Saville and Schwab Galleries in downtown Cumberland, MD through the entire month of April 2017. Public Art in Falls… ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, February 21, 2017By The Art League
Who Needs Punxatawney Phil, When We Have Art on Our Streets!
Linda Norton’s painting of the farmer’s market at Eastern Market on a banner, with the Market building itself in the background. Linda felt that the vibrant market scene was perfect for the Capitol Hill theme of the banners. She is “incredibly thrilled” to see her artwork on the streets, feeling it to be a kind of celebration of her 42 years living in the neighborhood. On the day the groundhog predicted an extended winter, Linda Norton‘s and Tara Hamilton‘s artwork displayed on Capitol Hill lampposts brought a splash of color to… ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, February 21, 2017By eileenings
Meet Our Teaching Artists: Kevin Alan Brown
Meet Kevin Alan Brown one of our Arts on a Roll instructors. While specializing in Shakespeare he teaches a wide range of theatre and performance workshops. Where were you born and trained and how did you get to where you are now? I grew up in St. Petersburg FL where I participated in arts magnet schools from the 3rd grade until high school graduation. I graduated from the University of Florida with a BFA in Musical Theatre and a minor in Dance and married my artistic collaborator and college sweetheart… ... Read More
Published on Monday, February 20, 2017
Register Now For This Summers Culture Keepers Youth Conference
Register for the conference https://www.eventbrite.com/e/culture-keepers-youth-conference-tickets-31100718085?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=escb&utm-source=cp&utm-term=listing HERE Culture Keepers is an after school program for high school students. Students enrolled in the Culture Keepers program are researchers and teachers of African American history art and culture. Each year Culture Keepers engage in innovative projects that interpret Prince Georges African American history art and culture through dynamic visual and performing arts events such as mural projects cultural exchanges and community forums. ... Read More
Published on Sunday, February 19, 2017
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