Artomatic Moves to Crystal City in 2017

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DCCAH Statement on Possible NEA Defundin...

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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...

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CREATE Arts Center Announces Jeremy Flic...

CREATE Arts Center is pleased to announce the appointment of...

American University Removes Statue of Le...

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Patrons’ Show Fundraiser: Tips for First-Timers
The Patrons’ Show Fundraiser is a lot of fun. It also takes a little work. So if you’re attending for the very first time on Sunday, we want to help you prepare! Here are our tips for first-time patrons. (It’s impossible to fully describe the experience, but we’ve done our best.) The basics You already have your ticket. Here’s how things will go down on Sunday: Show up early. The gallery will open at 10:00 am, and the drawing starts promptly at 4:00 pm — be sure to be… ... Read More
Published on Friday, February 17, 2017By The Art League
Patrons’ Show Fundraiser: Counting Down to Sunday
There’s a lot to explore in the Patrons’ Show Fundraiser — 650 works of art and counting — and while the pieces are as varied as the artists who made them, we did find a few patterns emerging on the walls. Here’s our scavenger hunt countdown, starting with: 12 pears (#038, #114, #521, #587) 11 pets (#022, #037, #080, #232, #255, #342, #399, #430, #492, #512) 10 views of the Potomac (#013, #123, #164, #309, #370, #424, #478, #510, #545, #558) 9 sunsets (#082, #109,… ... Read More
Published on Wednesday, February 15, 2017By The Art League
Artist Opportunities #358
Debonair Monkey by Art League instructor Kathlyn Avila-Reyes. 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. Singapore festival Deadline: March 3. M1 Singapore Fringe Festival is calling for artist proposals for the 2018 Festival, which will be curated around the theme “Let’s Walk.” The M1 Singapore Fringe Festival is an annual festival of theatre, dance, music, visual arts and mixed media created and presented… ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, February 14, 2017By The Art League
Mind of the Artist Part XIII: Ann Pickett
“I’m rarely sure when I am done with a painting, but I am very aware when I’m done painting.” So says Ann Pickett, our February featured artist, sharing a message that really resonates: the work may never be finished, but the physical practice of art becomes something that can be measured, can come to a conclusion.  It’s a subtle difference, but it’s one that really speaks to the Mind of the Artist; someone who is so in tune with her own artistic sensibility that she knows when to stop, even… ... Read More
Published on Monday, February 13, 2017By chawstaff
February birds are fab
The Wednesday Studio and friends paid tribute to Draw-a-Bird Day, which occurs on the 8th of every month. I give you the February birds: Jessi Warr, age 9: Penguin. Pencil. Linda Norton: A Bird Like No Other. Watercolor. Anne Shields: Ecuadorian owl. Pastel. Lynne Mallonee Schlimm: Tree Full. If you look hard, you will see that the birds have some friends up there in the tree. Find the rabbit and the raccoon. Pat Stocks: Great egret. Pastel. Tara Hamilton: Bluebird. Watercolor. Kay Elsasser: Brazilian cardinal. Watercolor. Tom Eichenberger: Loitering. Felt-tip… ... Read More
Published on Saturday, February 11, 2017By wisemarian
The 2017 Patrons’ Show Fundraiser Judge’s Award Winners
On Wednesday, Patrons’ Show Fundraiser juror Jack Rasmussen, the Director and Curator of the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, visited the gallery to pick out the four judge’s awards. We’re very pleased to announce the award winners! Yellowstone Thermal Zone #6, archival inkjet print, by Pete McCutchen. Winner of the Clemente Best in Show for Contemporary Realism award. Old Town Marina, oil on primed paper, by Matt Pinney. Winner of the Clemente Faculty Award. Dinghy Jam, oil on linen, by Cindy Packard Richmond. Winner of the TFAA… ... Read More
Published on Friday, February 10, 2017By The Art League
Monday: Plan Your Escape
On Monday, you can get yourself an early Valentine’s present at the Best Place to Take Classes in the DC area! Registration opens Monday, February 13 for all Spring classes and Summer Art Camps. (Spring classes will start the week of April 3, and Art Camp runs weekly from June 19 to August 20.) It’s the perfect getaway to rekindle your creative passion! So what’ll it be? A nine-week escape for you in one of our 201 different classes? A five-day escape for the kids at Art Camp this… ... Read More
Published on Friday, February 10, 2017By The Art League
Joe’s Honors Dr. Charlene Dukes, Prince George’s Community College
Dr. Dukes to Receive Joe’s Impact Award at Annual Gala Event Joe’s Movement Emporium is thrilled to recognize Dr. Charlene Dukes, President, Prince George’s Community College, with the Mighty Joe Impact Award at United We Move: A Joe’s Gala Event on Saturday, March 18th at 7 p.m. The Impact Award is given to an individual or organization that has made a significant impact on Joe’s efforts to achieve program goals and community transformation. Dr. Dukes and Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) have supported the participants in Joe’s Theater Tech Program (TTP) with… ... Read More
Published on Thursday, February 9, 2017By neenajoe
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