Registration is now open for artists and performers for Artomatic 2015, the DMV’s biggest free arts event, being held from October 30th – December 12th at 8100 Corporate Drive, Hyattsville MD right by the New Carrollton Metro Station. Artists, performers, filmmakers, and creatives of all types may now register to participate in Artomatic at www.artomatic.org.
Anyone can participate in Artomatic – there are no criteria to register, and space is allocated on a first-come, first serve basis. Artomatic routinely attracts more than 70,000 visitors to see work by more than 1,000 artists, and more than 600 performances.
Artomatic is well known for transforming empty spaces into vibrant arts communities that celebrate creativity and create a unique and exciting event for tens of thousands of visitors – all free to visit. Our presenting partner the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) Department of Parks and Recreation is hosting Artomatic in a 90,000 sq ft building in Prince George’s County.
Every night of the event, thousands of people visit Artomatic to discover new art, listen to music, go on dates, grab a drink, and mingle with the creative community. Artomatic features dozens of daytime art workshops for kids and adults. No matter what kind of creative events you enjoy, you’ll find something to like at Artomatic.
“Opening registration for artists is one the most highly anticipated moments of Artomatic,” says George Koch, Founder and Chair Emeritus of Artomatic. “We are extremely excited to see the swath of diverse work from artists across the area eager to gain a spot at this year’s Artomatic.”
Visitors will enjoy easy access to Artomatic with the New Carrolton METRO Station, as well as plenty of parking and bus stops nearby.
- For information about exhibiting art at Artomatic, visit: http://www.artomatic.org/faq/#visual
- For information about performing at Artomatic, visit: http://www.artomatic.org/faq/#performing
- Members of the media who have questions should contact Katie Gommel, 585-507-5953, [email protected]
Artomatic creates community, builds audience and expands economic development by transforming available space into a playground for artistic expression. Open-entry events showcase creative work including visual art, music, film, performance, poetry and fashion. Artomatic is a non-profit organization headed by a volunteer Board of Directors and is funded in part by the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities, an agency supported by the National Endowment for the Arts. Click www.artomatic.org
About the Department of Parks and Recreation:
The Prince George’s County Department of Parks and Recreation provides quality recreation programs, facilities, and services for residents and visitors. The Commission operates and maintains more than 27,000 acres of parkland throughout the county, including land developed to provide parks, picnic areas, athletic fields, historic sites, community centers, and recreation facilities. In an effort to maintain the county’s natural beauty, a large percentage of the land has been left undeveloped to serve as buffers and to provide natural open spaces. www.pgparks.com