DC Open Air: Interpreted

DC Open Air: Interpreted, part of the 202 Arts and...

National Museum of Women in the Arts Hos...

Female and female-identifying artists are frequently overlooked in the art...

DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities...

Craig Kraft, internationally known light sculptor has been commissioned by...

2017 Trawick Prize Award Winners Announc...

The Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards, a juried art...

Alexandria’s CSA for Art Makes Collect...

The City of Alexandria’s Office of the Arts has launched...

ArtWatch Promotes Peace at African Ameri...

In line with the recent appearance of an inflatable Trump...

Announcing the 2017 Mayor’s Arts A...

Mayor Muriel Bowser and the DC Commission on the Arts...

2017 Lotus and Water Lily Festival Recap

The 2017 Lotus and Water Lily Festival began with “beautiful...

The David C. Driskell Center Awarded Gra...

The David C. Driskell Center is pleased to announce that...

Hamiltonian Artists Announces the 2017-2...

Hamiltonian Artists is proud to announce five new, distinguished 2017 Hamiltonian Fellows to...

Never Too Late: Fall Classes Start Today!
The 2017–18 school year at The Art League — the best place to take classes in the DC area — has officially begun! Are you going to join in? We saved a stool for you. Even though Fall term officially started Monday, it’s not too late to sign up. Many classes are yet to meet, including: Calligraphy with Hermineh Miller Stained Glass with Stephen Sherwin Tapestry with Tea Okropiridze Several sections of Basic Drawing (Adult) — featured in the video above Several sections of Throwing/Handbuilding Ceramics — another popular beginning class Mixed Media Abstract Collage with ... Read More
Published on Monday, September 18, 2017By The Art League
2nd Star Productions Presents Annie Get Your Gun
Annie Oakley is the best shot around and when shes discovered by Col. Buffalo Bill he persuades this novel sharpshooter to join his Wild West Show. It only takes one glance for her to fall head over heels for dashing shooting ace Frank Butler who headlines the show. The stage is set for this classic musical comedy featuring famous Irving Berlin tunes including Theres No Business Like Show Business You Cant Get a Man with a Gun I Got the Sun in the Morning Anything You Can Do and many ... Read More
Published on Sunday, September 17, 2017
Call For Artists For Riverdale Park Public Art Initiative
On behalf of the Town of Riverdale Park the Hyattsville CDC is announcing a Call for Artists for the Riverdale Park Public Art Initiative. The Initiative seeks five (5) sculptures of various styles and sizes to display for a one year-long placement at pre-determined publicly-accessible sites within the Town of Riverdale Park. As part of The Towns plan to create an engaging publically accessible outdoor sculpture gallery across its many neighborhoods we seek site-appropriate sculptural work fitting of each chosen location. All sites have an existing installed concrete footer/pad specifically ... Read More
Published on Saturday, September 16, 2017
Ridgeley Rosenwald School Hosts Week Of Events Celebrating 90th Anniversary
Our week-long 90th anniversary celebration of the Ridgeley Rosenwald School kicks off this Sunday September 17. The school will be open for visitors every day this week. Join us on Sunday from 4PM-6PM for a FREE Opening Reception that will include a discussion led by Stephanie Deutsch author of You Need a Schoolhouse: Booker T. Washington Julius Rosenwald and the Building of Schools for the Segregated South. Learn about the significance of Rosenwald schools in the African-American community. Tuesday September 19 2017 Uhuru Quilting Demonstration Learn about the art form ... Read More
Published on Friday, September 15, 2017
Call For Entries For Sole Purpose Exhibit
Use a soon-to-be discarded shoe as a starting point or create one entirely from scratch. Artists are given the challenge to re-construct re-invent and re-design the shoe with Sole Purpose at Arts/Harmony Hall. ... Read More
Published on Thursday, September 14, 2017
Robot Portraits, Blacker Paint, Exhibits to See, & More Links
A Dale Chihuly installation We’ve got lots to cover in this edition of Artful Links, so let’s jump right in. Happy clicking! Art-world news Many big-name artists employ assistants and others in their studios — Jeff Koons, Ai Weiwei, and Takashi Murakami, to name a few. Glass artist Dale Chihuly has never been shy about hiring teams of artists to work for him. Now, a court faces the question: “Who is Really Making ‘Chihuly Art’?” (New York Times) Black Iron Ursa, a sculpture made with Singularity Black paint by Jason Chase. ... Read More
Published on Thursday, September 14, 2017By The Art League
Teachers Sought For Arts On A Roll
Calling all Artists! Are you the life of the party? Do you have a desire to teach adults fun and unique arts projects? Arts on a Roll a mobile on-demand arts service in Prince Georges County is in search of fun loving motivated energetic and experienced visual artists to lead art classes programs and events catered to adults ages 21 and over. Teaching artists will be lead monthly create & sip style events for the community and also work to develop and teach activities for adult private parties and events ... Read More
Published on Wednesday, September 13, 2017
The March of the Chickens and Roosters
We did it! We worked hard, we played hard, and now we are the Artists in Residence at Iona in NW Washington. Our work (over 100 pieces) will be there until November 15. You’ll hear more about the gallery in future blog posts. We had a crazy idea to paint hens and roosters to be shown along with our other art. We each did one bird, and if you don’t think they are just the bomb, then you should just go crack corn. Or something. Here they all are. Linda ... Read More
Published on Wednesday, September 13, 2017By wisemarian
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