Announcing the 2017 Mayor’s Arts A...

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

2017 Lotus and Water Lily Festival Recap

The 2017 Lotus and Water Lily Festival began with “beautiful...

The David C. Driskell Center Awarded Gra...

The David C. Driskell Center is pleased to announce that...

Hamiltonian Artists Announces the 2017-2...

Hamiltonian Artists is proud to announce five new, distinguished 2017 Hamiltonian Fellows to...

Joe’s Movement Emporium Receives $43,4...

CreativeWorks, Joe’s vocational training program received a combined $39,000 from...

New Mount Vernon Triangle Apartments Und...

By Rachel L. Davis Walking into the newest apartment building...

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...

The Pizza Artistically Considered: Art W...

As the organization Art Works Now prepared for their new...

Gateway Arts District Press Outreach Toolkit Launch
RSVP for the public information sessions http://mygatewayarts.org/work/find-arts-educational-resources/creative-business-resources/promotions-toolkit/ HERE ... Read More
Published on Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Bragging Rights: News From Art League Members
Roses, Peonies and Bee, by Patricia Uchello. Courtesy the artist. This column is here to share news from Art League members about what they’re up to: exhibits, awards, residencies, and the like. We hope hearing from your peers is inspiring and motivating to you! To submit your own news for the next edition, contact us using this form by the 15th of the month. Let’s hear it for … Patricia Uchello Patsie has been an Art League member for over 27 years. She’s now exhibiting at River Farm in Alexandria, headquarters of ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, August 22, 2017By The Art League
Artist Opportunities #385
Strata, a mixed-media painting by Art League instructor Delna Dastur. 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. NGA docents The National Gallery of Art (Washington, DC) is recruiting a new class of docents in fall 2017. After a selection process, a two-year training program will begin in September 2018 and will focus on museum education and art history related to the permanent collection. ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, August 22, 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 Monday, August 21, 2017
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 Monday, August 21, 2017
Discussion Sunday: Influential Exhibits
Discussion Sunday is a weekly blog post that invites The Art League community to share their thoughts. Each week features a different subject of interest to student artists and working artists alike. This week’s question: In the past year, what exhibit have you seen that influenced your work in some way? Of course, we’ve had plenty of exhibits here at The Art League that we hope have been inspirational to you. We also covered big-news exhibits like Artomatic and Yayoi Kusama. What exhibit (any exhibit, anywhere!) made the biggest ... Read More
Published on Sunday, August 20, 2017By The Art League
Brandywine River Museum has superb Andrew Wyeth exhibit
Right now the Brandywine River Museum, not far from Philadelphia, has a wonderful retrospective of Andrew Wyeth works. The museum is built on the 18-acre site where N.C Wyeth built his home and studio and has a significant collection of works by all three Wyeths. But it has worked with the Seattle Art Museum to put together this exhibit of more than 100 of Andrew’s works in honor of the 100th anniversary of his birth. “Andrew Wyeth: In Retrospect” will run through September 17. If you get a chance, do go ... Read More
Published on Saturday, August 19, 2017By wisemarian
Capturing Monday’s Solar Eclipse: Tips & Ideas
“For a cosmic event of such rarity and strangeness, an artist’s eye seems like a useful tool indeed.” — The Atlantic On Monday, August 21, 2017, the moon’s shadow will pass over North America in the middle of the day. Find the specific times and more general info on this page. While you plan, consider how you’ll want to capture the event. Your unaided smartphone probably won’t take a satisfying photograph, so it’s time to get creative. Here are some basic safety tips along with some ideas we’ve brainstormed ... Read More
Published on Friday, August 18, 2017By The Art League
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