Posts by Valerie Ippolito

Valerie recently finished her master's degree in English at The George Washington University. Her interests include modern and contemporary literature, the visual arts, and popular culture.

By Valerie Ippolito on August 5, 2015

Pyramid Atlantic Art Center Finds New Home in Hyattsville

Pyramid Atlantic Art Center will relocate to the Gateway Arts District in 2016.

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By Valerie Ippolito on June 5, 2015

Mount Vernon Triangle Art Installation Questions the Changing Nature of Cities

Installed in the rapidly developing Mount Vernon Triangle neighborhood in downtown DC at the intersection of 5th and K Streets NW, Rachel Schmidt's City Fields will be on view through October 2015. The 160-foot fence wrap features a collage of five major cities with hand-drawn illustrations of local wildlife integrated into the...

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By Valerie Ippolito on April 1, 2015

Community Collaborates to Save Artisphere

In a common and devastating tale involving budget cuts and local arts programs, the Artisphere, a cultural center in Rosslyn, Virginia, is in serious danger of closing its doors in June 2015. Since mid-December of last year when the County manager recommended the closure, community members have rallied to keep...

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