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Pyramid Atlantic Art Center—with funding from City of Takoma Park...

Arts Council of Fairfax County Announces...

The Arts Council of Fairfax County has selected an Annandale-based...

BlackRock Center for the Arts Announces ...

The Board of Trustees of BlackRock Center for the Arts...

VisArts Creates a New Art Installation a...

On Friday, November 3rd, The Metropolitan Center for the Visual...

DC Artist Launches New Graphic Novel

Science fiction meets the aftermath of the 1960s civil rights...

The Kreeger Museum Presents Phase I of C...

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National Museum of Women in the Arts Fou...

Mayor Muriel Bowser and the DC Commission on the Arts...

Gateway Community Development Corporatio...

The Gateway Community Development Corporation (GCDC) welcomed four community leaders...

DC Open Air: Interpreted

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January Jumpstarts: 10 Workshops to Start the New Year Right
Rose Glow VII by Rachel Collins, who teaches the Jumpstart in Watercolor (below) Winter classes start soon, but did you know The Art League offers more than just nine-week classes? Workshops are a great way to dip your toe into something new. The 10 workshops below are Jumpstarts: one- or two-day workshops that serve as an introduction to a new medium for beginners. 10 Ways to Jumpstart Your Winter Jumpstart in Watercolor: Rachel Collins shows you the ropes. This is for absolute watercolor beginners or those who need a refresher; ... Read More
Published on Friday, December 15, 2017By The Art League
Preview: Talk & Workshop With Visiting Artist Ephraim Rubenstein
Ephraim Rubenstein is coming to The Art League in January! The artist, who you may remember from our 2014 Portrait & Figure Festival and more recent workshops, will be here for a double bill: a free talk and a drawing workshop. We talked to him to get a preview of the weekend’s events: January 5: Artist Talk RSVP for this free talk → Rubenstein’s Friday talk will be an introduction to his work as an artist and to the process of color spot painting. New River, Galax, Late Afternoon by ... Read More
Published on Thursday, December 14, 2017By The Art League
Greenbelt Paint-Out Picnic
Enjoy a FREE outdoor painting and drawing event for all ages this Sunday October 1 10AM-2PM. Check-in at the Greenbelt Community Center 15 Crescent Road. 10AM-1PM: Drawing and Painting Various locations. Bring your own art supplies. Many locations accessible on foot or by bike. 1PM-2PM: Picnic and art share on the Community Center lawn. Bring a lunch or visit the Farmers Market and Roosevelt Center Establishments. Learn more https://www.facebook.com/events/130403024262420/?acontext=%7B%22action_history%22%3A%22[%7B%5C%22surface%5C%22%3A%5C%22page%5C%22%2C%5C%22mechanism%5C%22%3A%5C%22page_upcoming_events_card%5C%22%2C%5C%22extra_data%5C%22%3A[]%7D]%22%2C%22has_source%22%3Atrue%7D&__mref=mb HERE ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Win A Chance To Be A Guest Announcer!
Have you seen our first combined Arts and Cultural Heritage Division brochure? Send us an email to let us know what you think and youll be entered to win a chance to announce a performance of your choice at one of our arts centers Arts/Harmony Hall Montpelier Art Center or the Publick Playhouse. Just tell us what you think about the new combined brochure and if you would like to continue to receive it. Email your name your county of residence your thoughts about the brochure and your favorite performance ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, December 12, 2017
December DAB-Day
The Wednesday Studio had a visitor last week who had never painted before, but painted a wonderful bird for Draw-a-Bird Day. Check out Maggie’s watercolor bird below. I hope Maggie’s contribution inspires all of you who follow the Wednesday Studio blog to create a bird (any medium is OK) for DAB-Day! Take a photo of your bird and email it to [email protected] by January 8 for inclusion in the first DAB-Day of 2018. Here are the December DAB-Day birds. Maggie Schuh: English Robin, watercolor. Linda Norton: American Kestrel, watercolor. Tara ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, December 12, 2017By wisemarian
Artist Opportunities #401
Painting by Art League instructor Tania Karpowitz. 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. Home Deadline: January 9, 2018. For “There’s No Place Like Home,” the Maryland Federation of Art invites all 2-D and 3-D artists to submit works that illustrate what they describe as “home.” Juror: Liza Key Strelka is Manager of Exhibitions at The Phillips Collection in Washington, DC. Works on paper ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, December 12, 2017By The Art League
Register Now For Montpelier Arts Center Fall Classes
The fall classes at Montpelier Arts Center are currently open for registration. Everything from collage for adults photography for children or a ceramics class that brings adult and child together to create wonderful works of art. Search for each class by course number on our https://smartlink.pgparks.com/smartlink/Activities/ActivitiesAdvSearch.asp SMARTLINK page. Native American Flute Making Workshop [Ages: 16+] Students will use a variety of hand tools to create their very own one-of-a-kind Native American flute. The instructor will be on hand to guide each artist on their unique journey to completion of this ... Read More
Published on Monday, December 11, 2017
2018 Seniors On Stage Auditions
About the Seniors on Stage Show: The Seniors on Stage Show is designed to showcase some of Prince Georges Countys very talented seniors who sing or play a musical instrument while providing inspiration and joy to others. It is highly recommended your song selections be up tempo (i.e. show tunes pop tunes golden oldies from the 40s 50s 60s 70s and 80s etc.). The Seniors on Stage Show will be performed with a live band to accompany the performers. Mandatory practices will be held Monday afternoons beginning Jan. 22 up ... Read More
Published on Monday, December 11, 2017
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