Hirshhorn Announces Mark Beasley as Inau...

The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden announces the appointment of...

Torpedo Factory Art Center Announces the...

For the third consecutive year, the Torpedo Factory Art Center...

Maryland Fine Arts Education Advisory Pa...

Rhonda Dallas, Executive Director, Prince George’s Arts and Humanities Council...

Smithsonian American Art Museum Surpasse...

The Smithsonian American Art Museum has surpassed its campaign goals...

Hirshhorn Elects Four New Trustees and A...

The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden announced today the election...

Lily Siegel appointed Executive Director...

The Board of Directors for the Greater Reston Arts Center...

District Clay Starts IndieGogo Campaign ...

As part of its transition to become Washington DC first...

Smithsonian American Art Museum Opens Ne...

The Smithsonian American Art Museum’s collection of folk and self-taught...

Artists & Makers Studios Chosen to ...

Just before its second anniversary, Artists & Makers Studios founder...

Target Gallery Highlights the Work of th...

Now in its second year, the Torpedo Factory Art Center’s...

Last Chance: See the IMPart Ceramics & Bladesmithing Exhibit
Stoneware vessels by Duke Davis, Tommy Elliott, and Rich McAfee Foreground: I Am My Brother’s Keeper by Mike Goodrich IMPart = Injured Military Personnel + Art If you’ve read about The Art League’s IMPart outreach program before, you know that participants have had lots of success with clay. Did you know that we’ve also partnered with Resilience Forge to offer bladesmithing? IMPart connects recent Injured Military Personnel with visual arts experiences created for personal enrichment, relaxed social engagement, the improvement and redevelopment of fine motor skills, and expressive catharsis. The program has… ... Read More
Published on Wednesday, November 23, 2016By The Art League
Mount Rainier Community Craft Fair Returns to Joe’s for their 22nd Year
Over 30 vendors from the Gateway Arts District to participate The annual Mount Rainier Community Craft Fair returns to Joe’s Movement Emporium for its 22nd year in operation. Completely volunteer-run, the Craft Fair has continued to grow from its humble beginnings in 1994 in the living room of a local Mount Rainier crafter to fill Joe’s Movement Emporium’s entire black box theater and lobby. It is free to shop the Craft Fair, each vendor will take payment in the form of cash, credit card or check. Food and drink is… ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, November 22, 2016By neenajoe
Artist Opportunities #346
Healing cloth by Art League instructor Julie Booth. 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. Deadline today Deadline: November 22. Tryst Gallery (Leesburg, VA) is accepting submissions for the Twelfth Night exhibition opening December 2. The figure Deadline: December 5. This is an open call for submissions from artists for an exhibition at Site:Brooklyn. The Figure: Interpreted Through Contemporary Mediums is an exhibition that reflects the… ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, November 22, 2016By The Art League
Fall Class Creations at #theartleague
With Fall classes drawing to a close here — at the best place to take classes in the DC area! — we’re already looking forward to Winter term in January and the rush of creativity that will bring. First, though, we want to share some of the creations students posted from classrooms in the last nine weeks. Prints were made, paintings were painted, clay was thrown, and — well, you can see for yourself below. Check out the class catalog here, and share your own photos on Instagram with the hashtag #theartleague!… ... Read More
Published on Monday, November 21, 2016By The Art League
Afro House Explores Imagined World Through Sound & Poetry
During a week-long residency, experimental group creates new work with audience participation Visionary Scott Patterson brings Afro House to Joe’s Movement Emporium’s black box theater for a week-long residency from December 5th – 9th culminating in a 7 pm pay-what-you-wish showcase of their new work, Ebon Kojo: The Last Tribe, on Friday, December 9th. Joe’s is located at 3309 Bunker Hill Road in Mount Rainier, MD. Showcase is pay-what-you-wish, cash only at the door. The residency is part of the NextLOOK series made possible by a partnership between The Clarice… ... Read More
Published on Monday, November 21, 2016By neenajoe
The Last Wednesday Studio Class for 2016
Last week we met for the last time for the year in the studio. Everyone couldn’t be there, but I took pics of those who were (and Wan took a pic of me). As usual, lots of collaboration. And fun. Happy Thanksgiving from the Wednesday Studio.     ... Read More
Published on Monday, November 21, 2016By wisemarian
Volunteers Needed for “American Arabesque” Event
“American Arabesque: a Celebration of Culture” is coming to Alexandria on December 3, and the Office of the Arts is looking for volunteers to help set up at these times: check-in: Tuesday, November 29, 10:00 am–12:00 noon; check-in: Wednesday, November 30, 5:00–8:00 pm; or hanging: Wednesday, November 30, 6:00–9:00 pm If you can volunteer, please contact Cheryl Anne Colton at [email protected]. Read more about the event on the flyer, and if you’d like to attend, you can reserve tickets online. American Arabesque: A Celebration of Culture will fill the Durant Arts… ... Read More
Published on Friday, November 18, 2016By The Art League
New in 2017: Joe’s Spring Break Camp
Joe’s Movement Emporium CARNIVAL OF THE ARTS Spring Break Camp April 17 – 21st | For ages 4-13 A world filled with games, art, crafts and fun ideas is waiting for participants to experience creativity from many perspectives during the day.  Spring Break campers will explore a Spirit Week filled with teamwork movement activities, scavenger hunts, games, and the piñata making process.  Every day will have a different theme. Click to download the flyer! We will close out the week with a dynamic and fun Piñata day!  Cost for… ... Read More
Published on Thursday, November 17, 2016By neenajoe
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