CONNERSMITH. presents an art historical exhibition of exceptional works (1957 – 1977) by Washington, DC abstract painters Alma Thomas, Sam Gilliam, and Howard Mehring. The show features paintings by Alma Thomas and Howard Mehring, curated from The Estate of Vincent Melzac, which (more…)
Mayor Muriel Bowser and the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH) announce the special honorees and finalists of the 31st Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards. (more…)
When MGM National Harbor opens its doors in Prince George’s County, Maryland later this year, guests will be ushered into the $1.3 billion resort casino through “Portal,” a sculpted iron archway designed by legendary folk artist Bob Dylan. The 26-foot by 15-foot custom piece will adorn the west entrance as part of the property’s art collection and is Dylan’s first (more…)
$13,000 in Prize Money Awarded; Exhibit on view through September 24
The Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards, a juried art competition produced by the Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District, announced the top three prize winners last night during the exhibition’s opening. Lauren Adams from Baltimore, MD was awarded “Best in Show” with $10,000; Sarah Irvin from Springfield, VA was named (more…)
The second installment of Bethesda’s “Paint the Town,” an initiative to promote public art murals in downtown Bethesda, will bring color and design to the plaza area and bus bay at 3 Bethesda Metro Center. The Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District and Arts Brookfield announce that Washington, DC-based artist Juan Pineda was (more…)
Located in Brookland in northeast Washington, DC, the ART on 8th bike rack design creates artful signage identity for the ever-evolving Arts Park located off of 8th Street NE (more…)
Internationally recognized light artist and Smithsonian Educator Craig Kraft has returned from an expedition to the seldom seen ancient caves of Sulawesi. Says the artist: (more…)
The Torpedo Factory Art Center will house a colony of handmade fabled creatures in the New Project Studio for the month of August. Led by Virginia artists Stacy Cantrell and Erika Cleveland, more than 130 local volunteers spent nearly a year (more…)
#aCreativeDC’s ANTHOLOGY is a look at who’s here, and who’s doing what; they’re promoting the DC creative community–emerging, established, and everyone in between – one face (and one yearbook-style gallery) at a time. (more…)
Hill Center Galleries is pleased to announce the prize winners for the 2016 Regional Juried Exhibition chosen by juror Eric Denker, Senior Lecturer and Head of Adult Tours and Lectures at the National Gallery of Art. The Juried Exhibition, which features over 70 artists from throughout DC, Virginia and Maryland, runs through October 2. Photos of the award winners are attached.
First Place: (more…)
As Hamiltonian concludes their eighth year of artist-centered activities and programming, they are proud to announce six new, distinguished 2016 Hamiltonian Fellows to join their existing artists.
Hamiltonian is pleased to introduce: (more…)
After serving as executive director of Pyramid Atlantic for a decade, Jose Dominguez has announced he will be stepping down, effective August 19, 2016.
Dominguez’s tenure included (more…)
CulturalDC and Hamiltonian Artists announce brand new live-work spaces for artists in DC. In collaboration with CulturalDC, H-Space is a new initiative from Hamiltonian Artists that establishes subsidized space for artists in the heart of the U Street-Shaw neighborhood (more…)