Life Pieces to Masterpieces Announces Ne...

The Board of Directors of Life Pieces to Masterpieces (LPTM) and...

Shanti Norris to Retire After 20 Years a...

It has been over 20 years since Shanti Norris came to...

Artomatic Moves to Crystal City in 2017

Artomatic returns for its signature art event to be held...

DCCAH Statement on Possible NEA Defundin...

Recent news reports have raised the issue of funding cuts...

Stephanie Stebich of Tacoma Art Museum N...

Stephanie Stebich, executive director of the Tacoma Art Museum in...

Capitol Hill Art League Public Banners t...

The venture with the Capitol Hill Business Improvement District (BID)...

Artist Spotlight: Rush Baker IV, a Lega...

The Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center’s most...

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop Announces New...

The Board of Directors of The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop...

Arlington Art Center’s “Cura...

Arlington Arts Center’s Curators Spotlight provides a platform for new...

Tanglewood Works Makes Hyattsville its P...

Tanglewood Works opened its doors at 5132 Baltimore Avenue in...

Jewelry Instructor Challenges Students With Unusual Materials
Artwork in this post is by Mij Phillips, Barb Guenther, Ayse Sokmen, Maggie Gamboa and Irrum Merrill Here’s a conundrum: how do you assign homework for a metal jewelry class? When students don’t have the soldering irons, torches, and saws they need at home, you need to get creative. So Gretchen Raber issues design challenges for her students to keep them thinking all week long: tools and techniques in the classroom, design at home. These challenges use some decidedly different materials, like the refrigerator-tubing necklace you see at the top… ... Read More
Published on Thursday, March 23, 2017By The Art League
Meet Our Teaching Artists: Nancy Murphy
Where were you born and trained and how did you get to where you are now? I was born in Aliquippa Pa and hence a lifelong Steelers fan. I studied fine arts at Kent State University Ohio earning a BA in art history. I spent 10 years as a US Army officer for field artillery and military intelligence. During that time I served in Germany and got to travel through Europe and study many of the masterpieces. After the Army I changed careers and earned my M.Ed from Chapman University… ... Read More
Published on Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Upcoming Auditions For Teen Performance Ensemble/Prince Georges Childrens Theater
Are you a teen age 16 or older who loves to act sing and dance? Come out and audition for the Teen Performance Ensemble or the Prince Georges Childrens Theater. Selected artists will be hired to perform in one-act live musical theater productions for children enrolled in M-NCPPC Summer Playgrounds and camps during June and July 2017. All performers must come to auditions prepared with a one-minute monologue and an up-tempo song or dance. Dont miss out on this wonderful opportunity to showcase your talent to children audiences throughout Prince… ... Read More
Published on Wednesday, March 22, 2017
A Potpourri of Artful Links
“Every time I have had a problem, I have confronted it with the ax of art.” — Yayoi Kusama Happy Wednesday! If you don’t have the ax of art handy, perhaps these artful links will distract you from your problems: Calendar Happy birthday to Agnes Martin (1912–2004) and Yayoi Kusama (1929–), both born on March 22! Here are some other women artists you should know (since it’s Women’s History Month and all). Art-icle It’s something we see a lot of at The Art League: people who find their art… ... Read More
Published on Wednesday, March 22, 2017By The Art League
Seeking Summer Theatre Camp Director
Experienced Theatre Camp Director needed to lead 8-week summer theatre camp for the Prince Georges County Department of Parks and Recreation. Camps are for 8 11 year olds or 11 15 year olds. There is a maximum of 25 campers in each camp session. Dates run Monday June 19 until Friday August 14 with one day off for the 4th of July holiday. Free parking available on campus for all camp staff. Camp is metro accessible to Green Line. There are four two-week long camps: Comedy Arts Camp: A devised… ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Sharing the Infinite World of Yayoi Kusama
That’s the exterior of the Hirshhorn Museum, all polka-dotted up for the current exhibit “Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors,” as seen during my recent visit. Once inside, you’re not allowed to take any pictures of the artwork. Just kidding That’s a joke, of course. Taking photos is the entire point of the exhibit, like it or not. (Above: views of Infinity Mirrored Room—The Souls of Millions of Light Years Away [2013] and Dots Obsession—Love Transformed into Dots [2007] by Yayoi Kusama.) But before you can do that, you have to make it inside.… ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, March 21, 2017By The Art League
Artist Opportunities #363
Painting by Art League instructor Joey Mánlapaz. On Tuesdays, we gather a variety of artist opportunities around the DC area and beyond. Find one below and enter today — good luck! Click here for recent opportunities posts, and submit your opportunity listing here. Artful Fashion Deadline: April 1. The Allegany Arts Council is pleased to announce a call for entry for its exhibition “Artful Fashion.” This show, presented through the month of May 2017 in the lovely Saville Gallery of Cumberland, Maryland, features artistically designed, functional, and handcrafted clothing, jewelry and accessories.… ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, March 21, 2017By The Art League
We need your Stories! 1 MILE RADIUS PROJECT
1 MILE RADIUS PROJECT E X P E R I E N C I N G    S P A C E   D I F F E R E N T L Y ABOUT THE PROJECT NextLOOK Artist, Orange Grove Dance will be exploring the unique spaces within a one-mile radius of Joe’s MovementEmporium. We are interested in how dance, film, and projection can conduct memory mapping of the less noticed, possibly forgotten parts of our seemingly familiar spaces. We want to zoom into and magnify the intimate nooks… ... Read More
Published on Sunday, March 19, 2017By neenajoe
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