MNCPPC Blog

  • Creative Corridor Call For Entries
    CALL FOR ENTRIES Creative Corridor: Artists of the Gateway Arts District Marlborough Gallery Prince Georges Community College DEADLINE TO APPLY: December 3 2016 EXHIBITION DATES: January 19 - February 23 2017 CREATIVE CORRIDOR The Prince Georges County Gateway Arts District is a nationally recognized initiative that is unique in its focus on artists and their work with a handful of organizations serving to support nearly 150 professional artists who maintain studios in the Arts District. It is unlike any other area in the Capital region and anchors sustainable community building… ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, December 8, 2016
  • Meet Our Teaching Artists: Shannan Johnson
    Meet Shannan Johnson one of our Arts on a Roll instructors. Shes been with the mobile arts program for two years and teaches step and hip-hop dance to students of all ages. 1) Whats your background education and training like? Shannah: I am a native of Houston TX. My training is untraditional. I learned all dance forms through public education. My schools from elementary through high school offered art and sports that enhanced my skills. I received my undergraduate degrees in English and Journalism and my MFA in Film Writing.… ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, December 7, 2016
  • Riverdale Public Park Initiative Introduces Sculptures To The Community
    The Town of Riverdale Park and the Hyattsville Community Development Corporation are pleased to announce the installation of six sculptures as part of the Riverdale Park Public Art Initiative. Five sculptures are now on year-long display at select locations where five new sculptures will be called for annually. Designed to create a publicly accessible outdoor sculpture gallery the Initiative brings together public and private partnerships to locate sites that will turn ordinary street-corners offices and parks into unexpected showcases that delight and enlighten residents and visitors alike. Drawing on a… ... Read More
    Published on Tuesday, December 6, 2016
  • World Dance Showcase Seeks Auditions
    Performers of traditional culture-specific dance styles aged 16 years and older are invited to audition for the 14th Annual World Dance Showcase. Six dance groups will be selected to perform in concert on Saturday March 25 2017 at 8 pm and will receive an honorarium of $600. Employees of The M-NCPPC or their families are not eligible to receive honoraria. Application Deadline January 13 2017 at 5 pm. http://www.pgparks.com/About-Parks-and-Recreation/Forms_Library/World_Dance_Showcase.htm Submit An Application AUDITIONS (BY APPOINTMENT ONLY) Sunday January 15 2017 10 am-6 pm (Snow date: Sunday January 22 2017 10… ... Read More
    Published on Tuesday, December 6, 2016
  • Call For Scripts: 2017 Musical/Play Writing Competition For Young Audiences
    The Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Commission Department of Parks and Recreation Arts & Cultural Heritage Division Call for Scripts 2017 Musical/Play Writing Competition for Young Audiences The M-NCPPC is seeking original scripts in English either musicals or non-musicals that can be developed with M-NCPCC into musicals. Playwrights submitting nonmusical plays should if at all possible incorporate lyrics to make this development process easier. The script will be used for an annual childrens theatre production that tours Prince Georges County as part of M-NCPPC programs. The play will be performed… ... Read More
    Published on Tuesday, December 6, 2016
  • Call For Artists For Traffic Box Art Wrap Project
    The Prince Georges County Traffic Box Art Wrap project coordinated by the Hyattsville Community Development Corporation (Hyattsville CDC) funded by The Prince Georges County Executives Community Partnership Grant with the support of Prince Georges Department of Public Works and Transportation (PGDPW&T) is announcing a Call for Artists. Hyattsville CDC seeks five (5) designs for reproduction on vinyl wraps to cover 11 traffic boxes at pre-determined sites within Prince Georges County. Traffic signal cabinets the grey metal structures located at every signalized intersection are vulnerable to graffiti and vandalism. This project… ... Read More
    Published on Monday, December 5, 2016
  • Purple Line Art In Transit Meet The Artists Events
    Come & Meet the Artists The Purple Line team invites you to Meet the Artists and share information about your communitys history culture and landmarks with artists preparing proposals for artwork to be incorporated at stations. Once selected and installed these artworks will embellish each stations architecture and reflect the unique character of the surrounding community. The purpose of the Art-in-Transit Program is to enhance the travel experience promote transit use and to engage every community along the proposed 16-mile light rail line. We look forward to your participation in… ... Read More
    Published on Saturday, December 3, 2016
  • Final Days of Willie Cole: On Site Exhibit
    Willie Cole: On Site is entering its final few days at the David C. Driskell Center. This exhibition presents highlights from the body of work by contemporary African American artist Willie Cole a master of transforming everyday objects into works of art alluding to the African American experience and inspired by West African religion. The exhibition features nearly two dozen three-dimensional artworks which Cole created from 2006-2016 and focuses on three main materials: found wood used shoes and recycled water bottles. This exhibition must close on Friday November 18th 2016.… ... Read More
    Published on Saturday, December 3, 2016
  • Save The Date: Arts Gala–A Cultural Tapestry
    Saturday April 8 2017 6-10 p.m. College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center 3501 University Blvd. E Hyattsville MD 20783 For more information call 301.808.8256 ... Read More
    Published on Saturday, December 3, 2016
  • Maryland Artists Invited To Free Business Symposium
    Mind Your Business Saturday December 3 2016 9:30am - 1pm Charles County Government Building 200 Baltimore Street La Plata MD 20646 PNC Bank Maryland Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts Maryland Citizens for the Arts Charles County Government and the Charles County Arts Council present a symposium to help the states creative class better navigate budgets cash flow copyright insurance and more! This event is free but you do ask that you register https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfXVHEYyYbOhNcQgJV3NMl_chtEFm_7T-gYgOhk5l4Cnd6mVw/viewform HEREor by emailing [email protected] or calling Maryland Citizens for the Arts at 410-467-6700. ... Read More
    Published on Friday, December 2, 2016
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