The Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center’s most recent exhibition, Through Their Eyes–Art, Education, and Influence, features works by some of today’s most prominent visual artists, all of whom honed their skills in the Prince George’s County CVPA (Center for Visual and Performing Arts) Programs at Suitland and Northwestern High Schools. Rush Baker IV, one of the exhibition’s featured artists, is (more…)
The Board of Directors of The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) announced today the spring 2017 retirement of CHAW’s long-time Executive Director, Jill Strachan, who has led the organization since 2007, and the appointment of Amy Moore and Hannah Jacobson Blumenfeld as Co-Executive Directors to succeed her.
“There is not enough room in a single statement to share our appreciation for Jill and the incredible work she has done for the past ten years to build CHAW into the thriving organization it is today,” said Board President Patricia Jackson.
As she transitions to retirement, Jill will serve CHAW in (more…)
Arlington Arts Center’s Curators Spotlight provides a platform for new curators, artists, and ideas in the Mid-Atlantic Region to create groundbreaking exhibitions. Launched in 2015, the Curators Spotlight exhibition returns this year to continue AAC’s commitment to contemporary art.
This nine-month program formalizes AAC’s long-standing tradition of elevating local and regional curators by offering professional guidance and support during the development of their exhibitions.
This year’s emerging curators are (more…)
Tanglewood Works opened its doors at 5132 Baltimore Avenue in October 2016 as a pop-up, and announces this location will be its permanent home.
Sue Mondeel, owner, stated, “Our dream to stay at this Hyattsville location has become a reality! So excited to be a permanent (more…)
CREATE Arts Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeremy Flick as its new Executive Director. His first day in the office was Monday, January 2.
“We are thrilled to welcome Jeremy as CREATE Arts Center’s new Executive Director and are excited to (more…)
After receiving a protest letter from the FBI Agents Association, American University removed a nine foot statue of Leonard Peltier by San Francisco-based artist Rigo 23 (pictured in this post’s thumbnail) on Tuesday, January 3. The statue was originally scheduled to remain on the campus grounds through (more…)
CulturalDC announces the addition of Julie Chase, Todd Galaida and Ted Toon to the CulturalDC Board of Directors.
“We’re excited to welcome all three to our board as we continue to execute our mission to facilitate economic and cultural vibrancy across Washington DC,” said Tanya Hilton, interim executive director of CulturalDC. “Julie Chase, Todd Galaida and Ted Toon are (more…)
For the third consecutive year, the Torpedo Factory Art Center prepares to welcome four new Post-Graduate Residents. Fumi Amano, Nakeya Brown, Jay Hendrick, and Samantha Sethi were juried into the program by Kayn Miller, director of exhibitions at the Arlington Art Center.
Starting in January 2017, these four emerging artists will each occupy Studio 12, located in (more…)
ARCH Development Corporation announced the promotion of Camille Kashaka to Director of the Arts Center. She will replace Kate Taylor Davis, Vice President for ARCH Development Corporation and Director of the Anacostia Arts Center, a program of ARCH.
Incoming Director Camille Kashaka will lead (more…)
National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $30 million in grants as part of the NEA’s first major funding announcement for fiscal year 2017. Included in this announcement is a Challenge America grant of $10,000 to Joe’s Movement Emporium for (more…)
An experienced arts manager and curator, Ms. Murphy will oversee day to day operations at the nonprofit gallery and theater in Adams Morgan.
DC Arts Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Blair Murphy as (more…)
Pyramid Atlantic Art Center (PAAC) Board of Directors announces Kate Taylor Davis has been named our new executive director. Kate will be just the third executive director in the institution’s 35-year history and she will begin (more…)
Terminal Flux is a site-specific drawing that will be created at the Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center on the Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria Campus in Virginia. John M. Adams’ site-specific drawings are created on location, for (more…)