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Smithsonian’s National Museum of the A...

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian will present...

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Torpedo Factory Art Center Welcomes New ...

For the fourth year, the Torpedo Factory Art Center welcomes...

DC Office of Planning Releases Working D...

The DC Office of Planning (DCOP) has released a working...

Three Talented Artists Present Photograp...

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Riverdale Park Public Art Initiative Ann...

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A sculpture and a watercolor for February 2018 DAB-Day
We have an egret and a bluejay for this month’s Draw-a-Bird Day: Tom Eichenberger: Tar-Coated Egret. Pipe stem, wire, acrylic paint. Marian Wiseman: Bluejay in Winter. Watercolor   ... Read More
Published on Friday, February 9, 2018By wisemarian
Celebrate Love, Central Asian Style!
Celebrate Uyghur & Central Asian Culture! Saturday, February 17, 2018 JOE’S MOVEMENT EMPORIUM 3309 Bunker Hill Road Mt. Rainier, Maryland 20712 (Just 1o minutes from downtown DC) 301-699-1819  www.joesmovement.org 5:30 pm  Bazaar Opens 6:00 pm  Silk Road Buffet (limited availability) 7:00 pm   Concert Begins In a special concert scheduled for Saturday, February 17th, the 4th Biennial Silk Road Dance Festival features unique Central Asian traditions. Shop in a bazaar, enjoy Uyghur food, music and dance, then attend a Bukharan wedding celebration.   TICKET OPTIONS: $40 includes concert ... Read More
Published on Thursday, February 8, 2018By neenajoe
Spring Workshop: Fire Your Pots in a Mountainside Wood Kiln
Instructors Blair Meerfeld and Allison Severance Woodfiring Workshop April 21, 28, and May 5, 2018 Potters, have you been looking for a chance to fire your pots in a wood kiln? This spring’s Woodfiring Workshop is your opportunity to do just that, in a kiln built by the instructors, Blair Meerfeld and Allison Severance. by Allison Severance How it works Bring your pots with you to Highfield Pottery, in the Catoctin Mountains in Northern Maryland. You’ll want enough glazed bisque ware to fill two 12″ × 24″ × 9″ shelves. (Clay bodies ... Read More
Published on Thursday, February 8, 2018By The Art League
Make the Most out of Patrons’ Show With the Art Thief App
Today’s guest post is by Steve Roberson, the founder and president of Zurka Interactive, a web development and information technology company headquartered in Tysons. This will be his 6th year attending the Patrons’ Show. He typically sits in section A2 and would love to get your feedback about the app. The Patrons’ Show Fundraiser is a fabulous, unique event, and this marks its 50th year. Can you believe that?! My hope is that if you’re coming this year, you’ll be using Art Thief of the Patrons’ Show, the app ... Read More
Published on Wednesday, February 7, 2018By Guest Blogger
Artist Opportunities #408
New Life by Art League watercolor instructor Alice Kale. 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. Roanoke fair Deadline: March 9. The Sidewalk Art Show takes place annually in Roanoke, Virginia, on the downtown streets near the Taubman Museum of Art. The 2018 dates are June 2 and 3. Fairfax festival Deadline: March 15. The City of Fairfax (VA) Fall Festival returns on October 13, ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, February 6, 2018By The Art League
Two new works from the Wednesday Studio
Wan Lee and Martha Pope finished a couple of awesome pieces last Wednesday. Take a look. Sky Watchers. Watercolor by Wan Lee. Martha Pope: Killneck Creek. Pastel.   ... Read More
Published on Sunday, February 4, 2018By wisemarian
Two new works from the Wednesday Studio
Wan Lee and Martha Pope finished a couple of awesome pieces last Wednesday. Take a look. Sky Watchers. Watercolor by Wan Lee. Martha Pope: Killneck Creek. Pastel.   ... Read More
Published on Sunday, February 4, 2018By wisemarian
Quick Links to Start Your February
Painting by Art League instructor Mike Francis. Welcome to February! This is a busy month at The Art League, what with the Patrons’ Show Fundraiser, followed by the Student/Faculty Show. It’s a quick month, too, so take a short break with these quick artful links: Look at this Wanna see what a 10,000 year old crayon looks like? Fast-forwarding a few millennia: If you’re looking to up your Instagram game — and really, who isn’t — take a look at these seven artists for inspiration, courtesy of the Abundant Artist. ... Read More
Published on Friday, February 2, 2018By The Art League
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