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By Claudia Rousseau, Ph.D. on August 12, 2022

East City Art Reviews—20 Years in Maryland: Alonzo Davis at BlackRock Center for the Arts

An extensive retrospective of the art of Alonzo Davis continues on view at the BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown through this month. The exhibition features a large body of works in various media from the past twenty years, that is, since the artist’s move to Hyattsville, MD in 2002.

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By Eric Celarier on August 2, 2022

East City Art Reviews—Hamiltonian Artists Unexpected Occurrences at The Kreeger Museum

Through the Kreeger Museum’s Collaborative program, Director Helen Chason has partnered with local collectives like the Nicholson Project and currently with Hamiltonian Artists to commingle new art with the museum’s celebrated precursors. Curated by Tomora Wright, Fellowship Director of Hamiltonian Artists the most recent iteration of this initiative, titled Unexpected Occurrences, integrates the Kreeger’s panoply of historical treasures with works from a new generation of ambitious practitioners.

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By Eric Celarier on July 18, 2022

East City Art Reviews—Charma Le Edmonds Untold Stories

Untold Stories, on view at Popcorn Gallery in Glen Echo Park, features a group of paintings by Charma Le Edmonds, the final output of an esteemed figure in the Washington DC area art scene. Tragically taken from us in a car accident a little over a year ago, Edmonds’ was...

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Weekly Events List

Opening and Events

By Editorial Team on August 15, 2022

Pyramid Atlantic Art Center Presents LOOKS GOOD ON PAPER Group Exhibition

Fri, 19 August 2022 - Sun, 02 October 2022

An opening reception is scheduled for Friday, August 19 from 6pm to 8pm.

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News Briefs

By Editorial Team on August 16, 2022

Trawick Prize 2022 Finalists Announced

$14,000 in Prize Monies to be Awarded in September Eight regional artists have been selected as finalists for The Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards, a juried competition and exhibition produced by the Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District. More than 250 artists from Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. submitted work...

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By Editorial Team on August 16, 2022

Northern Virginia Local Arts Agencies Announce New Collaborative to Offer Professional Development Workshops for the Arts

Alexandria, Arlington, and Fairfax Work Together to Offer Northern Virginia Professional Development Workshops for the Arts Today, the local arts agencies of Arlington County, the City of Alexandria, and Fairfax County announce the creation of The Northern Virginia Local Arts Agencies (NVLAA) to expand resources and opportunities for artists and...

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By Editorial Team on August 16, 2022

VMFA Announces Lynette L. Allston as Board of Trustees President

Allston is the First Native American Board President of a Top 10 US Comprehensive Art Museum The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) is pleased to announce the election of Lynette L. Allston to the role of president of the museum’s Board of Trustees. In the 86-year history of the...

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Calls For Entry

By Editorial Team on July 26, 2022

Call for Public Art at Gateway West Development in Hyattsville, MD

Deadline: Wed, 17 August 2022

Individual artists or artist teams are encourage to submit proposals for Stanley Martin’s new Gateway West Development.

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By Editorial Team on August 9, 2022

Call for Artists: Estamos Aqui Exhibit at BlackRock

Deadline: Fri, 19 August 2022

BlackRock Center for the Arts is located in the center of Germantown, MD

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By Editorial Team on June 14, 2022

Torpedo Factory Art Center 2022 Fall Salon

Deadline: Sun, 21 August 2022

Torpedo Factory Art Center seeks artists for their fall salon exhibition.

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