ReCreative Spaces is Closing

ReCreative Spaces will close its Mount Rainier location in 2017....

Pyramid Atlantic Opens Outdoor Pop-Up Ga...

Pyramid Atlantic Art Center—with funding from City of Takoma Park...

Arts Council of Fairfax County Announces...

The Arts Council of Fairfax County has selected an Annandale-based...

BlackRock Center for the Arts Announces ...

The Board of Trustees of BlackRock Center for the Arts...

VisArts Creates a New Art Installation a...

On Friday, November 3rd, The Metropolitan Center for the Visual...

DC Artist Launches New Graphic Novel

Science fiction meets the aftermath of the 1960s civil rights...

The Kreeger Museum Presents Phase I of C...

The Kreeger Museum reopened to the public on Tuesday, September...

National Museum of Women in the Arts Fou...

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

Gateway Community Development Corporatio...

The Gateway Community Development Corporation (GCDC) welcomed four community leaders...

DC Open Air: Interpreted

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

Closing reception at Iona show was a lot of fun
During the November 18 closing reception at the Iona Senior Wellness Center, the book authors held everyone rapt as they read their books and also explained how and why they created the books. Thanks from all of us to  Patricia Dubroof, the gallery director at Iona. She really made this show happen, starting with coming to the Wednesday Studio three years ago to meet with us and talk to each of us about our experiences in art and goals for the show.  Thank you so much, Patricia! Here are some ... Read More
Published on Thursday, November 23, 2017By wisemarian
Marian Wiseman’s watercolors at Iona
The Wednesday Studio show at the Iona Senior Services galleries represented the first time that all of us have had our art on display together. The show just closed on Saturday, November 18. This is the last post featuring individual artist’s works that were on display at Iona. (You may not have noticed, but the posts were alphabetical by artist name.) Marian Wiseman in the studio. Leaves from Ellen by Marian Wiseman. Watercolor. Street Market, Xian, China. Watercolor by Marian Wiseman. Three Zinnias. Watercolor by Marian Wiseman. Marian Wiseman: Canal in Bruges, ... Read More
Published on Monday, November 20, 2017By wisemarian
Pat Stocks’s works on display at Iona
The Wednesday Studio show at the Iona Senior Services galleries represented the first time that all of us had our art on display together. Yesterday we had a closing reception and took our paintings and drawings off the walls and brought them home. But I have two more posts to write to finish featuring some works for each artist. This post features some of the works of Pat Stocks. Pat Stocks in the studio. Doctor’s Bane. Watercolor by Pat Stocks. Pat Stocks: Signs and Wonders. Pastel. Pat Stocks: Hungry Heron. Pastel. In the ... Read More
Published on Sunday, November 19, 2017By wisemarian
Fran Tomlinson’s pastels at Iona show are super
The Wednesday Studio show at the Iona Senior Services galleries represents the first time that all of us have had our art on display together. This post features some of  Fran Tomlinson’s pastels that are at Iona now. Fran at Cissy’s. Fran Tomlinson: Refugee. Pastel. Joy at the Piano. Pastel by Fran Tomlinson. Fran Tomlinson: Bob on his 95th Birthday, pastel. Lawranne (Bergen, Norway). Pastel by Fran Tomlinson. Fran Tomlinson: Frances in the Dell. (Self-portrait). Pastel. ... Read More
Published on Saturday, November 18, 2017By wisemarian
MELT away Winter Aches and Pains
It’s that time of year when the cold seeps into your bones and your muscle and joints scream out for a warm fireside and a cup of tea. Treat your body to the relaxation and pain management session it needs this weekend at Joe’s Movement Emporium with Amy Liss’ MELT Method workshop for neck and lower back pain. The MELT Method® is a simple self-treatment technique that eliminates chronic pain, improves flexibility, posture, and decreases the accumulated stress caused by the repetitive postures and movements of everyday living. This technique ... Read More
Published on Thursday, November 16, 2017By neenajoe
Anne Shields has both books and pastel works in Iona show
The Wednesday Studio show at Iona Senior Services is the first time that all of us have had our art on display together. Along with beautiful pastel works on display in the Iona galleries, Anne Shields has two books that she wrote and illustrated, and one book for which she wrote the text. These are the links to previous blog posts about Anne’s books: Show!, Missing Pumpkin, and Beets, Baths, and Ballet. Here are four of the pastels that Anne has on display at Iona. Anne Shields in the studio.   Anne Shields: Tree ... Read More
Published on Thursday, November 16, 2017By wisemarian
Alexandra Kelly Colburn cordially invites you to the premiere of…
Alexandra Kelly Colburn cordially invites you to the premiere of…   Presented as part of the NextLOOK Series* ONE NIGHT ONLY! November 17, 2017 7:30pm at Joe’s Movement Emporium Mt. Rainier, MD   ——————————————————–   termiNATION is an in-process movement-based solo work investigating life and death through the lens of a pregnant war widow. Inspired by an adolescence and early adulthood steeped in the events of post-9/11 and the recent inauguration of Donald Trump, this piece explores the role women have to play as we carry this ... Read More
Published on Monday, November 6, 2017By neenajoe
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, November 3, 2017
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