Gallery Openings and Events

Hill Center Presents Third Annual Juried Regional Art Exhibition

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

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Opening Reception: Thursday, June 25 from 6pm to 8pm

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Mark Leithauser, National Gallery of Art Senior Curator and Chief of Design, curates 104 works from 96 artists and bestows cash prizes to winners in this year’s Juried Open Regional Art Exhibition.

Hill Center will present its third annual Open Regional Art Exhibition June 25 through September 29, 2015. Juried by Mark Leithauser, National Gallery of Art Senior Curator and Chief of Design, the exhibition will include 104 works from 96 artists selected from a record high of 485 submissions, highlighting contemporary works by emerging and established regional artists. Three cash prizes and five honorable mentions will be awarded by Leithauser at the opening night reception Thursday, June 25th. First place is $1000, second place is $750 and third place is $500. All work is available for sale.

Since opening its doors in November of 2011, Hill Center Galleries has hosted continuous exhibitions by contemporary regional artists in its six galleries. Sixty-four artists have presented solo shows and 319 artists have participated in juried exhibitions. In addition to the annual Open Regional Art Exhibition, Hill Center presents annually two multi-artist exhibitions and the renowned Pottery on the Hill ceramics show in October that draws artists and audiences from around the country. Works by local elementary school students are featured in Hill Center’s Young Artists Gallery throughout the year.

To RSVP, interviews or more info: Jody Arlington, [email protected], 202. 316.4316.

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital is located at 921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE.

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