• Last Chance to Apply For These Torpedo Factory Opportunities
    Friday is the last day to apply for these two opportunities at the Torpedo Factory Art Center! The deadline for both is January 27, 2017. The annual jury is the process by which artists can join the Torpedo Factory Artists Association’s thriving network of professional artists in Alexandria, VA. All artists working in fine arts and fine crafts are eligible. The Visiting Artist Program at the Torpedo Factory Art Center (Alexandria, VA) is intended as a professional development opportunity for emerging and experienced visual artists, and to expose visitors to… ... Read More
    Published on Monday, January 23, 2017By The Art League
  • Another Wednesday in the Studio
    Last Wednesday was another productive day for the Wednesday Studio. I  don’t have photos of everyone’s work, but here is a beautiful landscape that Kay Elsasser began and finished the same day: Kay Elsasser: “Sperryville Clouds.” Watercolor.   ... Read More
    Published on Monday, January 23, 2017By wisemarian
  • Auditions For Shakespeare in the Parks As You Like It
    Auditions for Prince Georges Shakespeare in the Parks 2017 production of As You Like It directed by Christopher Dwyer will be held on Saturday January 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is a professional opportunity. All roles are paid a stipend. Please prepare a monologue from any Shakespeare play which demonstrates your strengths. To schedule an audition email Mr. Dwyer at [email protected] Please attach your professional resume to the email. Performances of As You Like It will be held July 11 23 in various outdoor and indoor locations… ... Read More
    Published on Saturday, January 21, 2017
  • 2nd Star Productions in Bowie MD Presents Peter and the Starcatcher
    2nd Star is excited to present the area premiere of this 2012 Tony-winning play. Peter and the Starcatcher is a wildly imaginative adaptation of Dave Barry and Ridley Pearsons best-selling series telling how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (a.k.a. Peter Pan). From marauding pirates and jungle tyrants to unwilling comrades and unlikely heroes Peter and the Starcatcher playfully explores the depths of greed and despair and the bonds of friendship duty and love. 2nd Star Productions will be presenting the play at… ... Read More
    Published on Friday, January 20, 2017
  • Registration Open For FAME Summer Music and Enrichment Programs
    For more information visit www.FAMEORG.org/Summer2017 ... Read More
    Published on Friday, January 20, 2017
  • Call For Art For Teen Dating Violence Prevention Awareness Program
    February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. According to breakthecycle.org one in three teenagers reports knowing a friend or peer who has been hit punched kicked slapped choked or physically hurt by their partner. For the last five years the Teen Dating Violence Summit has brought valuable information and resources to teenagers in Prince Georges County. In February 2017 we are hosting a Teen Dating Violence Prevention Awareness program. We are inviting students ages 13-21 to create a piece of visual art depicting what a healthy relationship looks like to… ... Read More
    Published on Friday, January 20, 2017
  • Paul Zapatka: Labor & Vision
    Studio Still Life (After Diebenkorn), acrylic, by Paul Zapatka. Winner of The Art League Best in Show Award. When is a still life more than a still life? This assortment of hand tools has a lot to say, it turns out. Paul Zapatka’s Studio Still Life (After Diebenkorn) was selected by juror Rebecca Chaperon as best in show for this month’s exhibit, “Habits.” So, we dove into the painting with the artist as our guide: What was your goal for Studio Still Life (After Diebenkorn)? Paul Zapatka: My goal for this… ... Read More
    Published on Friday, January 20, 2017By The Art League
  • Prince Georges County Youth Poet Laureate Finals
    Doors open at 6:30PM this Wednesday December 21 for the 2nd Annual PGC Youth Poet Laureate Finals at Newton White Mansion. ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, January 19, 2017
  • 7th Annual Prince Georges Best Dance Crew Registration Open
    Announcing open registration for Prince Georges County Best Dance Crew. Registration begins today and continues until Friday February 17 2017. Prince Georges Best Dance Crew is a unique dance competition that provides dancers with opportunities to showcase the artistry and technique of dance across all genres. Crews will showcase their best works of skill and performance in a choreographed routine lasting no more than 5 minutes. Up to ten (10) dance crews will compete in the Prince Georges Best Dance Crew Competition on Friday March 3 2017 at the Publick… ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, January 19, 2017
  • Fourth Annual East City Regional Juried Show Seeks Artists
    PRIZES $2000 First Place Prize $1000 Second Place Prize $500 Third Place Prize Two (2) $250 Honorable Mentions Entry Fee An entry fee of $42.50 paid to East City Art via Submittable. You may submit up to five (5) works including images video and audio. Location Pepco Edison Place Gallery located at 702 8th Street NW in the heart of Downtown Washington DC Juror Deirdre Ehlen MacWilliams Public Art Project Manager for Arlington Countys public art program. Read more about the juror http://www.eastcityart.com/features/deirdre-ehlen-macwilliams-brings-unique-perspective-emulsion-2017-exhibition/ HERE EMULSION 2017 HIGHLIGHTS New BIGGER LocationTo… ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, January 19, 2017
  • 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
  • Winter Classes are Warming Up
    The whirr of the potter’s wheel … the metallic percussion from the jewelry studio … the scratch of pencil on paper … creativity can get a little noisy! Winter classes are in full swing at The Art League, and that means our classrooms are humming along. What’s going on inside? Our students were kind enough to let us peek over their shoulders: Watercolor exercises in Rachel Collins’s class. (above and below) Making plates in Lori Katz’s ceramics class. Painting portraits in Danni Dawson’s Thursday class. (above and… ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, January 19, 2017By The Art League
  • Arts Administrators of Color DMV Network Holding Mixer
    The Arts Administrators of Color DMV Network will be hosting a networking event on January 25th 2017 at 6pm at Royal Thai. If youre interested please RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/arts-administrators-of-color-networking-mixer-tickets-31146996505 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/arts-administrators-of-color-networking-mixer-tickets-31146996505 ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, January 18, 2017
  • Hagerstown Cultural Trail Releases Fast Track Calls For Artists
    The Hagerstown Cultural Trail has released two fast track calls at the links below: http://www.washingtoncountyarts.com/hct-s http://www.washingtoncountyarts.com/hct-s interactive sculpture project Submission deadline is one month away on 2/15/17 and we hope to have sculptures in place by June; open to artists who work or live within 75 miles of Hagerstown http://www.washingtoncountyarts.com/hct-foh http://www.washingtoncountyarts.com/hct-foh a photography project Submission Deadline is 4/1/17 and the winners will have their photos on the Trail when it opens officially in June open to all photographers anywhere (novice to pro) but the subjects must be people who live… ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, January 18, 2017
  • Artomatic Kicks Off 2017 With Crystal City Event
    Artomatic kicks off 2017 in Crystal City with a signature event! The Crystal City Business Improvement District welcomes Artomatic back to Arlington County for the third time in a 100000 square foot space located at 1800 S Bell Street. The event will open on Friday March 24th and will continue through May 6th. By artists for everyone the event will feature a variety of creative work including visual art music film live fire performances poetry dance fashion workshops special events showcases and more! Artists and visitors have easy access to… ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, January 18, 2017
  • 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
  • CALL FOR ARTISTS: NextLOOK Series seeks Performing Artists with powerful Audience Engagement ideas
    Deadline to apply: Friday, March 3, 2017 Are you a local performing artist who is interested in developing new work? Do you or your company want audience feedback on projects you are designing? Do you value input in your creative process? Apply to be a part of the 2017-2018 NextLOOK series! Download the full RFP to learn more about the NextLOOK series and its proposal requirements and to access the online proposal form. Decisions for the 2017-2018 NextLOOK season will be made in early April 2017. About NextLOOK Established in… ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, January 18, 2017By neenajoe
  • Mind of the Artist, Part XII: Kim Bursic
    And we’re back!  Happy New Year, Happy 2017, Happy January, and Happy New Edition of Mind of the Artist, our blog series featuring the talented and diverse artists of the Capitol Hill Art League.  We are lucky to have these great artists in our midst here at CHAW, and are especially pleased to start year two of this series on such a strong note.  Kim’s story is the perfect way to kick off this year, as her own telling of her life wends its way from printmaking to painting and,… ... Read More
    Published on Tuesday, January 17, 2017By chawstaff
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