• Soul In Motion Players Celebrate 33 Years In Mt. Ranier
    On Saturday February 25th at 8 pm and Sunday February 26th at 4 pm Joes 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 years show Its Our Time features the premiere of Temple Memories choreographed by Rosangela Silvestre. Soul In Motion Inc.s family-friendly show boasts high energy choreography and beloved heart pounding rhythms that salute the richness of the African Diaspora. Tickets can be purchased online at www.joesmovement.org www.joesmovement.org. Ticket amounts are… ... Read More
    Published on Sunday, February 26, 2017
  • Ally Theatre Casting For DC Premiere Of Miz Washington
    Ally Theatre Company seeks African-American male and African-American female for the roles of Sucky Boy and Ann Dandridge in the D.C. Premiere of The Most Spectacularly Lamentable Trial of Miz Martha Washington by James Ijames. Breakdown Sucky Boy (also plays Thomas Jefferson Mr. Lawyer Man and Southern Belle) - male 20s-30s light-skinned bi-racial Ann Dandridge female late 40s-50s but doesnt look it - Mulatto half sister of Martha Washington Details - Ally will hold open auditions for these two roles from 5PM-10PM on Sunday February 12th Location TBA Auditionees will… ... Read More
    Published on Saturday, February 25, 2017
  • Only A Few Days Left To Register For Prince Georges Dance Crew
    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 Friday, February 24, 2017
  • 9 Days Left to See the Student/Faculty Show
    February 22–March 5 Closing reception: Sunday, March 5, 2:00–4:00 pmExhibit page We do our best to share what goes on in Art League classrooms, but a lot happens the roughly 1,000 classes, workshops, and camps we have every year. browse #theartleague on InstagramSo once a year, we invite all our students — and our faculty — to share what they’ve done in the past year. The Student/Faculty Show is unjuried, meaning we hang everything that gets submitted: it’s more crowded than a typical show, so make sure you allot time… ... Read More
    Published on Friday, February 24, 2017By The Art League
  • Prince Georges Arts And Humanities Council Grants Open
    (Largo MD) The 2017 Prince Georges Arts and Humanities Council grant season is now open. Guidelines and applications are available online at www.pgahc.org www.pgahc.org. The deadline for all applications and required documents is March 17 2017 at 5 p.m. The categories for County Arts Program are: Artist Fellowship Program; County Arts Projects; Cultural Facilities Projects; Emerging Arts Programs; Public Art Building Communities; and Cultural Bridge Programs. The categories for Arts in Education Program are: School-Based Projects; Community-Based Projects; Artist in Residency Projects; Public Art Partnership Projects; and Professional Development Projects.… ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, February 23, 2017
  • We need art supplies!
    Hey there, Joe’s Family, Friends & Community! We need art supplies! Can you help us out? Bring your donations to the front desk of Joe’s Movement Emporium at 3309 Bunker Hill Road, Mount Rainier, MD 20712 and keep the projects cranking! Joe’s Supply Wish List • Ball point pens • Black Sharpies • Colored Pencils (Crayola/Rose Art preferred) • Jumbo Crayons (Crayola/Rose Art preferred) • Tracing Paper • Printer Paper • Canvas Board • Canvas Paper • Easels • Cloud Clay • Paint (Acrylic) – Red, Blue, Green, Orange,… ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, February 23, 2017By neenajoe
  • Meet Our Teaching Artists: Nancy Murphy
    Where were you born and trained and how did you get to where you are now? I was born in Aliquippa Pa and hence a lifelong Steelers fan. I studied fine arts at Kent State University Ohio earning a BA in art history. I spent 10 years as a US Army officer for field artillery and military intelligence. During that time I served in Germany and got to travel through Europe and study many of the masterpieces. After the Army I changed careers and earned my M.Ed from Chapman University… ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, February 22, 2017
  • Thank You For Another Amazing Patrons’ Show Fundraiser
    This Sunday was the 2017 Patrons’ Show — our biggest annual fundraiser and a whole lot of fun! Hundreds of artworks have left for their new homes (690 artworks, to be exact). Now that things have settled down a bit, here’s a recap and some thank-yous you may have missed. Artist awards First off, we have two more artist awards to announce, for the first piece chosen and the popular vote: Wheat and Juniper, oil on wood, by Sheep Jones (lot #111) was the choice of the first patron… ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, February 22, 2017By The Art League
  • Spring into Aerial at Joe’s – Registration Open!
    Spring Session – Registration Open! Spring 2017 Classes WE NOW OFFER ONLINE REGISTRATION! Register online for private lessons and group classes at upspringstudio.com/classes. Please be sure to read our important information for students prior to signing up. Aerial Foundations – Sundays 2-3pm This class, for students of all levels, covers fundamental aerial skills on a variety of apparatus. Instructors will work with students to break down basic aerial skills into critical components with the goal of improving technique. Topics may include climbing fabric, improving flexibility,… ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, February 22, 2017By neenajoe
  • Deadline Extended For National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards Application
    The Presidents Committee on the Arts and the Humanities in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Institute of Museum and Library Services is accepting applications for the 2017 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards. The twelve award-winning programs this year will each receive $10000 and an invitation to accept their award at a ceremony in Washington DC. After-school and out-of-school-time arts and humanities programs also known as Creative Youth Development programs are encouraged to apply. Please click the following… ... Read More
    Published on Tuesday, February 21, 2017
  • Artist Opportunities #359
    By Art League ceramics instructor Lori Katz. 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. Photography competition Deadline: February 27. The Allegany Arts Council is pleased to announce the call for entries into the Allegany National Photography Competition and Exhibition, to be held at the Saville and Schwab Galleries in downtown Cumberland, MD through the entire month of April 2017. Public Art in Falls… ... Read More
    Published on Tuesday, February 21, 2017By The Art League
  • Who Needs Punxatawney Phil, When We Have Art on Our Streets!
    Linda Norton’s painting of the farmer’s market at Eastern Market on a banner, with the Market building itself in the background. Linda felt that the vibrant market scene was perfect for the Capitol Hill theme of the banners. She is “incredibly thrilled” to see her artwork on the streets, feeling it to be a kind of celebration of her 42 years living in the neighborhood. On the day the groundhog predicted an extended winter, Linda Norton‘s and Tara Hamilton‘s artwork displayed on Capitol Hill lampposts brought a splash of color to… ... Read More
    Published on Tuesday, February 21, 2017By eileenings
  • Meet Our Teaching Artists: Kevin Alan Brown
    Meet Kevin Alan Brown one of our Arts on a Roll instructors. While specializing in Shakespeare he teaches a wide range of theatre and performance workshops. Where were you born and trained and how did you get to where you are now? I grew up in St. Petersburg FL where I participated in arts magnet schools from the 3rd grade until high school graduation. I graduated from the University of Florida with a BFA in Musical Theatre and a minor in Dance and married my artistic collaborator and college sweetheart… ... Read More
    Published on Monday, February 20, 2017
  • Register Now For This Summers Culture Keepers Youth Conference
    Register for the conference https://www.eventbrite.com/e/culture-keepers-youth-conference-tickets-31100718085?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=escb&utm-source=cp&utm-term=listing HERE Culture Keepers is an after school program for high school students. Students enrolled in the Culture Keepers program are researchers and teachers of African American history art and culture. Each year Culture Keepers engage in innovative projects that interpret Prince Georges African American history art and culture through dynamic visual and performing arts events such as mural projects cultural exchanges and community forums. ... Read More
    Published on Sunday, February 19, 2017
  • Greenbelt Recreations Artful Afternoon Includes Free Show By Beech Tree Puppets
    The Greenbelt Recreation Department Arts Program welcomes visitors of all ages to an Artful Afternoon on Sunday February 5 1-4pm. Reservations are not required. Artful Afternoons take place at the Greenbelt Community Center located at 15 Crescent Road in Greenbelt Maryland. Times vary for individual activities. At 3:00pm enjoy a free performance of The Hollow Stump by Greenbelts own Beech Tree Puppets. Seven very different animals seek shelter from the winter cold and snow. Adapted from the popular folktale The Mitten this story celebrates community as the animals learn to… ... Read More
    Published on Saturday, February 18, 2017
  • Free Workshop For Artists: The Basics Of Bookkeeping
    Small business owners artists or if you are self-employed in the Gateway Arts District join us for a free workshop! The Basics of Bookkeeping February 9 7-9 pm at the Gateway Media Arts Lab- 3311 Rhode Island Ave. Difficulty managing cash flow? Struggling with filing taxes? A successful business starts with understanding the finances. The workshop will identify: the difference between accounting and bookkeeping key components of the accounting and bookkeeping systems the five key classifications (assets liabilities owners equity revenue and expenses). Guest Speaker Sheena Hutchinson. An accomplished accounting… ... Read More
    Published on Friday, February 17, 2017
  • 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
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