• Greenbelt Artful Afternoon Featuring Synetic Theatre
    Art Fans of all ages are invited to attend a free Artful Afternoon on Sunday October 2. Sponsored by the Greenbelt Recreation Department Arts Program this event takes place at the historic Greenbelt Community Center located at 15 Crescent Road in Greenbelt Maryland. Reservations are not required. At 3pm members of the Synetic Theater company based in northern Virginia will perform The Miraculous Magical Balloon. Synetic is well-known for their astonishing and deeply impactful mainstage productions including a wordless Macbeth for which they received five Helen Hayes awards. The company… ... Read More
    Published on Tuesday, September 27, 2016
  • Perry Street Provisions Launches This Sunday
    Perry Street Provisions launches this month! This market experience will bring together local art home goods culinary delights and tasty beverages in the heart of the Gateway Arts District. Sunday September 25 1-5pm @ ReCreative Spaces Perry Street 3501 Perry Street Mount Rainier MD Featured this month: Lemonade with an Autumn Twist Arts activities for all ages Summer blowout sale! $5 All-You-Can-Fit bags for ReCreative Party supplies (jars candles decorative branches) Zekes Coffee 10% off coupons for your next event @ ReCreative Spaces Perry Street View Back to Balance: A… ... Read More
    Published on Tuesday, September 27, 2016
  • Artist Opportunities #338
    Lily Study by Art League instructor Kurt Schwarz. 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. Latin@ artists Deadline: October 13. NALAC Fund For The Arts provides a variety of grants to support US-based Latino artists and arts organizations in the development, creation, presentation and sustainability of artistic excellence, as well as the opportunity to participate in activities that contribute to professional and organizational… ... Read More
    Published on Tuesday, September 27, 2016By The Art League
  • Perry Street Provisions Launches This Sunday
    Perry Street Provisions launches this month! This market experience will bring together local art home goods culinary delights and tasty beverages in the heart of the Gateway Arts District. Sunday September 25 1-5pm @ ReCreative Spaces Perry Street 3501 Perry Street Mount Rainier MD Featured this month: Lemonade with an Autumn Twist Arts activities for all ages Summer blowout sale! $5 All-You-Can-Fit bags for ReCreative Party supplies (jars candles decorative branches) Zekes Coffee 10% off coupons for your next event @ ReCreative Spaces Perry Street View Back to Balance: A… ... Read More
    Published on Monday, September 26, 2016
  • Teaching Artist Roundtable Returns To Fords Theatre
    The Teaching Artist Roundtable has returned to Fords Theatre! We welcome both emerging and seasoned teaching artists to join us in a conversation about teaching artistry in the DMV. While our primary focus is theater we encourage teaching artists in dance music and visual art to join the discussion. This is a great opportunity to network share best practices and learn about professional development opportunities. If youve never been a teaching artist and are curious about it come learn more! Wednesday October 26 6:00-7:30pm Center for Education and Leadership (across… ... Read More
    Published on Monday, September 26, 2016
  • DC’s Cosmos Club exhibits work by two Wednesday Studio artists
    Both Linda Norton and Anne Shields had work accepted this month by an art show for members of the Cosmos Club in Washington. Here’s Linda’s colorful rendering of a Virginia landscape: “Runion’s Creek,” pastel on sanded paper by Linda Norton, who says, “This creek runs below our mailbox in Broadway, Virginia. It can be practically dry, or a raging torrent, depending on the rainfall.” Anne told me her subject in the watercolor below is sea grapes in the Turks and Caicos Islands. I had to check on where the Turks and… ... Read More
    Published on Monday, September 26, 2016By wisemarian
  • Maryland Milestones 2017 Photo Contest
    Capture the beauty history activities and character of Northern Prince Georges County. Deadline for entries is September 10. ... Read More
    Published on Sunday, September 25, 2016
  • The Junior Academy for the Performing Arts
    The Junior Academy for the Performing Arts is a musical theatre program for students ages 8-17. Classes are held at Joes Movement Emporium on Saturdays and Sundays from September 10th-November 20th. Fall Session (10 Classes) September 10 2016-November 19 2016 Performances November 19th and 20th Schedule is subject to enrollment Saturdays Ages 8-11 9:00 am-12:00 pm SmartLink Barcode #1656921 Ages 12-14 1:00 pm-4:00 pm SmartLink Barcode #1656909 Sundays Ages 15-17 1:30pm-4:30pm SmartLink Barcode #1656910 Fall Session Tuition $500 (R) $650 (NR) per session Payment plans available 1st payment $167 due… ... Read More
    Published on Saturday, September 24, 2016
  • Registration Open For DC GlassWorks Classes
    DC Glassworks and Sculpture Studios is a public access glass blowing and sculpture studio located just outside Washington D.C. They offer glass and metalworking classes rent studio space and equipment and host parties and corporate events. Registration for all classes is currently http://www.eventbrite.com/o/dc-glassworks-and-sculpture-studios-3054956040 OPEN ... Read More
    Published on Friday, September 23, 2016
  • Theater J Casting Teens For Brighton Beach Memoirs
    This spring Theater J will present Brighton Beach Memoirs by Neil Simon which calls for four teenage actors in leading roles. The theatre is interested in casting local actors aged 12-18 for the roles and will be holding several community auditions in November and December. Additionally Theater J will be running three information sessions in October so those interested in auditioning can find out more about Brighton Beach Memoirs. These sessions will be a great opportunity to learn from Broadway actor and Theater J Associate Producer Jonathan David Martin. Jonathan… ... Read More
    Published on Friday, September 23, 2016
  • 34th Annual Choreographers Showcase Auditions
    Choreographers ages 18 and up may apply to audition their original compositions before two nationally-recognized adjudicators Leah Cox and Keith A. Thompson. Six finalists will be selected to present works in concert and will be eligible for cash prizes and an Audience Choice Award. There is no fee to audition. Requirements: Any modern work not exceeding 15 minutes in length created within the last two years. Work must be auditioned in finished form with props sets and costumes. If selected work may not be revised prior to the Showcase Choreographers… ... Read More
    Published on Friday, September 23, 2016
  • Rum N Reggae At Oxon Hill
    Come out to Oxon Hill Manor on August 17th 6:30-9 PM for a summer concert featuring the I & I Riddim Band. ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, September 22, 2016
  • What Are You Waiting For?
    Photos from the second day of classes. Pictured: Abstract Drawing with Delna Dastur, Basic Drawing with Tania Karpowitz, Enameling with Abby Goldblatt, and Throwing/Handbuilding Ceramics with Allison Severance. The 2016–17 school year at The Art League 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: Landscape Painting with Fred Markham Figure Drawing with Lisa Semerad Metal Jewelry with Michael Brehl Pound it out–all… ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, September 21, 2016By The Art League
  • You’re Invited: “The Art of Politics” Artist Talk
    “The Art of Politics” Artist Talk with Michael Fischerkeller Thursday, September 29, 7:00 pm Michael Fischerkeller — the artist behind “The Art of Politics,” currently on view at The Art League — will share the details of his process, the ideas behind his exhibit, and the responses and stories it has elicited. Please join us for an artist talk on Thursday, September 29 at 7:00 pm! About the exhibit: Through a street art aesthetic, artist Michael Fischerkeller offers a commentary on today’s political, economic, and social issues. His stark yet elegant paintings span large… ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, September 21, 2016By The Art League
  • Follow Fran, step by step, in creating an amazing portrait
    Fran creates a grid to use in changing the dimensions of the reference photo to her pastel paper. Fran Tomlinson recently finished a pastel portrait of her spouse, Joy, seated at the Knabe baby grand in their home. Joy is an accomplished pianist and loves that baby grand. Once Fran  got the idea of doing a “double portrait” that included both Joy and the piano, she spent a lot of time deciding on the composition—with or without metronome? with or without music on the stand? piano open or closed? Fran reports that ultimately… ... Read More
    Published on Tuesday, September 20, 2016By wisemarian
  • Artist Opportunities #337
    Monoprint by Art League instructor Pamela Day. 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. [email protected] Deadline: First come, first served. If you would like to show your artwork at [email protected] (November 4–December 10), all you need to do is register to secure a space to feature your work. There is a $100 fee for visual artists. Registration is now open! (For an idea of… ... Read More
    Published on Tuesday, September 20, 2016By The Art League
  • Event Announcement: Dance for the Floor
    Join Joe’s Movement Emporium & Smooth & EZ Hand Dance for Dance for the Floor: A Joe’s Movement Emporium Fundraiser on Saturday, October 22nd at 7 pm. The evening will feature three studios worth of Hand Dance, salsa and swing dancing with a “floor-raising” program in the theater featuring Joe’s dancers of all ages. Dance for the Floor is part of Joe’s 2016 – 17 Capital Campaign. The goal of Dance for the Floor is to raise $60,000 to install a new hardwood dance floor in the theater. Tickets are $25 per person… ... Read More
    Published on Monday, September 19, 2016By neenajoe
  • You Bowled Us Over
    Thank you! This past weekend was a blast: beautiful weather, good crowds, and art everywhere. And the cherry on top? Our biggest, most successful Ice Cream Bowl Fundraiser ever, with over 1,700 bowls sold! That’s a new record, in case you were wondering. So, to everyone who turned out, to the staff and volunteers who kept things running, and to all of our ceramics artists: Thank you! It’s the amazing people like you who make this event a success every year, and your support means our ceramics department will continue… ... Read More
    Published on Monday, September 19, 2016By The Art League
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