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By Matthew McClure on March 25, 2024

East City Art Reviews—Alyse Radenovic Lines in Color at The Art League Gallery

Alyse Radenovic’s Lines in Color at The Art League Gallery presents eleven abstract acrylics, showcasing a serene departure from her symbol-rich previous works, reflecting a unique interpretation of the Washington Color School’s influence.

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By Olivia Niuman on March 14, 2024

East City Art Reviews—Mark Rothko: Paintings on Paper at the National Gallery of Art

Mark Rothko: Paintings on Paper reveals Rothko’s lesser-known works on paper, tracing his shift from figurative to abstract art. The exhibition is a curated journey through his evolution, designed to evoke deep emotional engagement, making it a compelling experience for all viewers.

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By Olivia Niuman on February 16, 2024

East City Art Reviews—A Delicate Balance at the Athenaeum

A Delicate Balance showcases the work of nine sculptors whose materials, practices, and conceptual concerns vary widely. Curator Jackie Hoysted and producer Veronica Szalus have assembled a show that explores the notion of balance in almost every way the word can be interpreted- physically, spiritually, ecologically, and conceptually.

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Openings and Events

By Editorial Team on April 16, 2024

Strathmore | Drawing For Art

April 20, 2024 — May 2, 2024

Drawing: Thursday, May 2 at 5pm Drawing for art is an exhibition and special event in one! View the available works in our galleries, then enjoy an exciting evening where every ticketholder goes home with a personally selected original artwork by a professional artist. Tickets can be purchased here. Each...

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By Editorial Team on April 16, 2024

Spring Open Studios at The Fillmore School

April 21, 2024 — April 21, 2024

Event: Sunday, April 21 from 1-4pm S&R Evermay invites you to Spring Open Studios at The Fillmore School on April 21st. The Fillmore School Studio Prize Artists will open their spaces to the community for viewing and art purchase. Along with Fillmore School Artists, The Residents Collective will have an...

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By Editorial Team on April 1, 2024

Artomatic DC | 25th Anniversary

March 8, 2024 — April 28, 2024

Haven't Been to Artomatic DC yet? It's time to plan several trips before it's over. Artomatic is very excited to be back in DC sharing the amazing work of one thousand visual and performing artists that have filled seven floors of an empty office building. There is something for everyone...

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News Briefs

By Editorial Team on April 16, 2024

Amtrak x Art Enables, Forward: A Group Exhibition at Union Station

Art Enables has partnered with Amtrak through its Art at Amtrak public art program at Washington, DC's Union Station, for an exhibition that will offer travelers a window into an exciting part of the District’s rich arts community. Now on view, “Forward: A Group Exhibition” showcases the remarkable talent of...

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By Editorial Team on April 16, 2024

Sold Out Screenings and Special Guests Mark a Successful Return for DC Environmental Film Festival

The Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital (DCEFF) capped off a successful 2024 Festival on Saturday, March 30, with a screening of their Shared Earth Foundation Award winner WE ARE GUARDIANS. The sold out screening highlighting Indigenous land defenders in the Amazon Rainforest was just one of more than...

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By Editorial Team on April 16, 2024

Sitar Arts Center Announces Winners of the 14th Annual Patricia Sitar Juried Exhibition

Sitar Arts Center is pleased to announce the winners of its 14th Annual Patricia Sitar Juried Exhibition “Life in Color,” on display at Sitar’s Cafritz Gallery through April 24, 2024. Photographer Ting Wang won first place in the adult category for "Blue Serenity." Jeffrey Felten-Green claimed second place in the...

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Calls For Entry

By Editorial Team on April 16, 2024

Call for Artworks for “A Toast To The Boogie: Art in The Name of Funk(adelic)”

Deadline: Fri, 26 April 2024

  Apply HERE   The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (CAH) in partnership with the family of George Clinton is excited to announce a special call for original artworks responding to the past, present, and future of funk music, psychedelic rock, and the cultural movements they inspire. This...

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By Editorial Team on March 18, 2024

Bethesda Urban Partnership Call for Artists

Deadline: Mon, 29 April 2024

The Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District announces a Call for Artists for a new public art project in downtown Bethesda, MD. The A&E District will select 15 artists whose original designs will be printed onto a vinyl wrap to adorn 15 Signal Boxes located throughout downtown Bethesda. This new project...

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By Editorial Team on March 11, 2024

The Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District invites regional artists to submit work to the annual Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards!

Deadline: Tue, 30 April 2024

This juried art competition awards $14,000 in prizes to four selected winners. The deadline for submissions is Tuesday, April 30, 2024. Up to eight finalists will be chosen to display their work at Bethesda’s Gallery B in September 2024. The competition will be juried by Dr. Jennifer Figg, Professor of...

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