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...

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...

Ally Theatre Company Kicks Off its First Season with the D.C. Premiere of James Ijames’ Fevered Look at American History
When the Mother of America stands trial, will anyone emerge innocent? Ally Theatre Company—D.C.’s newest theatre company dedicated to art that’s designed to engage audiences through acknowledging and confronting systemic oppression in America—kicks off its inaugural season with the regional premiere of James Ijames’ The Most Spectacularly Lamentable Trial of Miz Martha Washington. Christmas Eve, 1800. The Mother of America, Martha Washington, lays on her deathbed at Mount Vernon, surrounded by the slaves who will be freed upon her passing. In a fever dream of terrifying theatricality, Martha and… ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, March 28, 2017By neenajoe
Artist Opportunities #364
Photograph by Art League instructor Robin Reid. 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. Maryland residents Deadline: April 10. Join a thriving community of professional artists in the Montpelier Resident Artist Program. To be considered, artists must be at least 18 years old, and reside in Maryland. Residents of Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties will take precedence over others. Soulful Marketing for Creative… ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, March 28, 2017By The Art League
Painting Party With Books To Brushes
Maragiya retail marketplace is happy to announce its first art-inspired event at its shop. It will take place on Sunday March 26 2017 from 11:00am to 1:00pm. Children and teens 6-17 are invited to a painting party to enjoy a participatory reading exercise followed by a painting session related to the story. Assorted cupcakes and beverages will be provided. There is limited seating. A child must be accompanied by an adult at the event. Parking is free on the day of the event. Parents can register their child at the… ... Read More
Published on Friday, March 24, 2017
EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: Dancers Source Local Community to Re-Imagine Overlooked Spaces
NextLOOK Artist, Orange Grove Dance will be exploring the unique spaces within a one-mile radius of Joe’s Movement Emporium. On Friday, April 14th at 7 pm Joe’s Movement Emporium in partnership with Maryland National Capital Park & Planning, Maryland State Arts Council, and The Clarice present Orange Grove Dance as a part of the NextLOOK series. Dance, film and projection will be used to zoom into and magnify the intimate nooks and crevices of seemingly familiar spaces and, in turn, bring those outside spaces inside the walls of Joe’s.… ... Read More
Published on Friday, March 24, 2017By neenajoe
Only A Few Days Left To Register For Prince Georges Dance Crew
Announcing open registration for Prince Georges County Best Dance Crew. Registration begins today and continues until Friday February 17 2017. Prince Georges Best Dance Crew is a unique dance competition that provides dancers with opportunities to showcase the artistry and technique of dance across all genres. Crews will showcase their best works of skill and performance in a choreographed routine lasting no more than 5 minutes. Up to ten (10) dance crews will compete in the Prince Georges Best Dance Crew Competition on Friday March 3 2017 at the Publick… ... Read More
Published on Thursday, March 23, 2017
Prince Georges Arts And Humanities Council Grants Open
(Largo MD) The 2017 Prince Georges Arts and Humanities Council grant season is now open. Guidelines and applications are available online at www.pgahc.org www.pgahc.org. The deadline for all applications and required documents is March 17 2017 at 5 p.m. The categories for County Arts Program are: Artist Fellowship Program; County Arts Projects; Cultural Facilities Projects; Emerging Arts Programs; Public Art Building Communities; and Cultural Bridge Programs. The categories for Arts in Education Program are: School-Based Projects; Community-Based Projects; Artist in Residency Projects; Public Art Partnership Projects; and Professional Development Projects.… ... Read More
Published on Thursday, March 23, 2017
Jewelry Instructor Challenges Students With Unusual Materials
Artwork in this post is by Mij Phillips, Barb Guenther, Ayse Sokmen, Maggie Gamboa and Irrum Merrill Here’s a conundrum: how do you assign homework for a metal jewelry class? When students don’t have the soldering irons, torches, and saws they need at home, you need to get creative. So Gretchen Raber issues design challenges for her students to keep them thinking all week long: tools and techniques in the classroom, design at home. These challenges use some decidedly different materials, like the refrigerator-tubing necklace you see at the top… ... Read More
Published on Thursday, March 23, 2017By The Art League
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, March 22, 2017
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