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Tanglewood Works Makes Hyattsville its P...

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Newly Released Open Access Images From the Met
On Tuesday, the Metropolitan Museum of Art announced it’s releasing images from its collection for the public to use freely: “As of today, all images of public-domain works in The Met collection are available under Creative Commons Zero (CC0). So whether you’re an artist or a designer, an educator or a student, a professional or a hobbyist, you now have more than 375,000 images of artworks from our collection to use, share, and remix—without restriction.” That’s right, without restriction. Use them in your own artwork! Use them for research!… ... Read More
Published on Wednesday, February 8, 2017By The Art League
Artist Opportunities #357
Partly Cloudy by Art League instructor Fred Markham. 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. Maryland Plein Air Deadline: February 12. Entries for the 2017 Mountain Maryland Plein Air are now being accepted. This year’s juror is Barbara Jaenicke, a landscape painter based in Bend, Oregon. Over $11,000 in prizes will be awarded this year. Photos of DC creatives Deadline: February 17. FotoDC and… ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, February 7, 2017By The Art League
‘It’s Our Time’ – Soul In Motion Players Inc. Take a Stand as a Cultural Organization of Excellence in Mount Rainier, MD
  Soul In Motion Players Inc. celebrate 33 years this Black History Month with a power-house performance of African drum & dance MOUNT RAINIER, MD February 2, 17—On Saturday, February 25th at 8 pm and Sunday, February 26th at 4 pm Joe’s Movement Emporium resident artist company Soul In Motion Players Inc. celebrate their 33rd anniversary with their annual Black History Month performance in Mount Rainier, MD. This year’s show, ‘It’s Our Time’ features the premiere of ‘Temple Memories’ choreographed by Rosangela Silvestre. Soul In Motion Inc.’s family-friendly show boasts… ... Read More
Published on Thursday, February 2, 2017By neenajoe
Banners designed by Wednesday Studio Artists to fly on Capitol Hill light poles
The honors keep on coming for Wednesday Studio artists, as Tara Hamilton’s and Linda Norton’s designs were among only four chosen for banners to adorn Capitol Hill streets. The winning banners will be unveiled this Thursday (February 2) at a noon ceremony at the Eastern Market Metro Plaza. All Four Banners Hill Icons by Tara Hamilton (top left), Effervescence Hill by Rindy O’Brien and Elizabeth Eby (top right), Chilly Day at Eastern Market by Linda Norton (bottom left), and Capitol Hill in Living Color by Kay Fuller (bottom right). The… ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, January 31, 2017By eileenings
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, “Romance on the Silk Road” event at Joe’s
An intimate evening of ancient and contemporary dances of Love and Desire from cultures of the Silk Road Sunday, February 12th at 7 pm, join Joe’s Movement Emporium in celebrating and fundraising for Silk Road Dance Company, a Joe’s residency artist company, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Dances of desire from Persian, Tajik, Azeri, Uzbek, Uyghur, Georgian, and Arabic cultures set the tone for a romantic evening. Fly away on a magic carpet without ever leaving Maryland! Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Guests… ... Read More
Published on Monday, January 30, 2017By neenajoe
Announcing the Arts Learning Resource Guide 
Residents and visitors of the Prince George’s County Gateway Arts District now have a new handy Arts Learning Resource Guide as a one-stop-shop to County and Gateway Arts District classes, venues, studios and artists. Sponsored by the Joe’s Movement Emporium, Hyattsville Community Development Corporation, M-NCPPC Department of Parks & Recreation, Maryland State Arts Council, and the Prince George’s County Arts & Humanities Council, the guide is available online at MyGatewayArts.org (click here) and in print at the following locations: Maryland Milestones, Hyattsville Community Development Corporation, Prince George’s Arts & Humanities Council, Prince George’s African… ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, January 24, 2017By neenajoe
Inauguration Day in Mount Rainier, MD – What to Do, Where to Be.
After the election, a group of community members began to meet, searching for ways to strengthen the community to weather any impact by the new administration. Joe’s Movement Emporium was asked by this group to host an event on Inauguration night that would celebrate hope. Thus the Resilience Ball – A celebration of community strength and hope, was born. The volunteer-driven event grew fast. It has become apparent to us as we watch the ticket sales rocket past our expectations that this is a community that needs, loves and supports… ... Read More
Published on Thursday, January 19, 2017By neenajoe
Resilience Ball Details – Potluck, Parking & More!
Joe’s Movement Emporium is honored to host The Resilience Ball: A Community Celebration of Strength and Hope, organized by local community members, this coming Friday, January 20th from 6 – 11 pm. A very large audience is anticipated to attend the Resilience Ball. Together we can make this event low-impact to our neighbors. Here are some details: DRESS: Come as you Art!  Wear whatever makes you feel special, comfortable, and fits the occasion.  It’s not black tie.  POTLUCK: Bring food and beverages to share.  Plates, forks, napkins, etc. will be provided. VOLUNTEERS:  Please consider signing up for a two-hour volunteer… ... Read More
Published on Wednesday, January 18, 2017By neenajoe
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