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By Claudia Rousseau, Ph.D. on August 2, 2021

East City Art Reviews—9 Artists / 9 Months / 9 Perspectives: Birth of 2020 Visions

Pyramid-Atlantic is hosting an exhibition of the work of nine African-American women artists who participated in a collective project variously titled Project 2020 or 2020 Visions. For it, each conceived an artist’s book that would express her experiences through the difficult and tumultuous times through which we have lived over the past year and a half.

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By Phil Hutinet on May 4, 2021

The 50 States Project Part One: Seventeen States and a Global Pandemic

Artists Kate Fleming and Tom Woodruff are heirs to the North American propensity for continental wanderlust. Their 50 States Project follows a long-standing tradition of roaming from coast-to-coast in search of America.

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By Phil Hutinet on April 26, 2021

Craft Optimism: Artwork in Harmony with the Environment

Craft Optimism takes place April 24 through May 1, 2021 online at

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Weekly Events List

August 2-8, 2021

  C L A S S E S Capitol Hill Arts Workshop Creative Suitland Joe’s Movement Emporium McLean Project for the Arts The Art League Washington Studio School   E V E N T S New this week Glenstone Museum Summer-Fall 2021 Schedule National Museum of Women in the Arts...

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Opening and Events

Smithsonian American Art Museum Presents Viewfinder Virtual Film Series: Leslie Thornton on Surviving

The opening is scheduled for Thursday, August 5 at 5:30pm ET.

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News Briefs

DCAC Announces the Departure of Longtime Executive Director B. Stanley

The District of Columbia Arts Center (DCAC) in Adams Morgan announces that B. Stanley, the Executive Artistic Director for the past 27 years, is leaving the position. “It’s a tough decision, because I really love what I do, but I think it’s time for the next generation to bring their...

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Torpedo Factory Artists @ Mosaic Announce Winners of 2021 Regional Painting Competition

  Torpedo Factory Artists have opened their gallery to some of the finest regional painters within a several hundred mile radius of the Fairfax, Virginia location. These artists work in watercolor, oil, ink, gouache, acrylic, encaustic and mixed media. Local companies and arts groups donated generous prizes for the top...

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Remembering Fletcher Mackey, Member of VisArts’ Board of Directors and Artist Advisory Council, Curator & Exhibiting Artist

VisArts has learned of the passing of Fletcher Mackey, a member of VisArts’ Board of Directors and Artist Advisory Council, and a VisArts curator and exhibiting artist. Fletcher joined VisArts’ creative community in 2013. He was the first individual that Susan Main, former Gallery Director and Curator and current Curatorial...

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Calls For Entry

Request for Proposal: Bethesda Mural

Deadline: Fri, 06 August 2021

Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District seeks proposals from artists who are 18 years of age or older for a mural at Old Georgetown Road/Woodmont Avenue Parking Garage.

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Call for Entry: 2022 Hamiltonian Artists Fellowship Application

Deadline: Sun, 08 August 2021

Hamiltonian Artists seeks artists for the 2022 – 2023 Hamiltonian Artists Fellowship program.

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Call for Artist: Essex Gateway Sculpture Artwork

Deadline: Mon, 09 August 2021

The Chesapeake Gateway Chamber of Commerce seeks Maryland artists to submit work for the Essex Gateway Sculpture.

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