ECA News Briefs

By Editorial Team on January 24, 2023

Glenstone Museum to Present Ellsworth Kelly at 100, a Major Survey of Kelly’s Career, Opening Spring 2023

To mark the centennial of artist Ellsworth Kelly (b. 1923, Newburgh, NY; d. 2015, Spencertown, NY), Glenstone Museum will mount a major survey exhibition commemorating the artist’s seven-decade career. Ellsworth Kelly at 100 will be one of the largest retrospectives of Kelly’s work in the 21st century and the first traveling exhibition...

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By Editorial Team on January 10, 2023

ARCH Development And Honfleur Gallery Award Over $315,000 in DC Artistic Awards for FY 2023

ARCH Development and Honfleur Gallery, DC nonprofits based in Ward 8's Historic Anacostia neighborhood, are excited to announce a series of artistic awards and grants for FY 2023. These awards will provide much-needed funding, resources, and technical support to continue both nonprofits' mission of supporting both east of the river...

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By Editorial Team on December 13, 2022

Ceramicist Joe Hicks Builds Outdoor Kiln in Mount Rainier, MD

Ceramicist Joe Hicks has built an outdoor Kiln at his home in Mount Rainier, MD which also serves as a studio and small retail area.  Hicks' ceramic studio is among several in Gateway Arts District and northeast DC attesting to the growth of ceramic workshops in the area. Hicks describes...

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By Editorial Team on December 13, 2022

HEMPHILL Announces the Representation of Ruri Yi

HEMPHILL announces its representation of Ruri Yi. The gallery will present a selection of the artist's recent paintings in an exhibition opening January 14, 2023. Ruri Yi (b. S. Korea) is an artist living and working in Baltimore City, Maryland. She graduated from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts...

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By Editorial Team on December 13, 2022

National Gallery of Art Appoints Kaira M. Cabañas Associate Dean of Academic Programs and Publications for the Center

The National Gallery of Art announced on December 2, 2022 that Kaira M. Cabañas has been appointed associate dean of academic programs and publications for the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (the Center). As associate dean, Cabañas will manage the research institute’s many annual symposia, lectures, meetings,...

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By Editorial Team on December 13, 2022

Pazo Fine Art Announces the Representation of Sue Crawford

Pazo Fine Art announces the representation of Sue Crawford. To launch the relationship, the gallery will exhibit her work in a joint presentation with Elise Ferguson, and Richard Tinkler in the fall of 2023. Crawford's work was included in the group exhibition, Soft Power, presented at the gallery this past summer....

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By Editorial Team on December 13, 2022

National Gallery of Art Appoints Robert Stein to Lead Museum’s Technology Division

The National Gallery of Art announced on December 4, 2022 that Robert Stein will become the museum’s new chief information officer. Stein will lead the Digital Solutions Division within the Office of the Treasurer and be responsible for implementing innovative technology solutions for a diverse global audience and for the...

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By Editorial Team on December 6, 2022

The Phillips Collection Announces New Academic Partnership with University of Virginia

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By Editorial Team on December 6, 2022

Tephra ICA Now Accessible by Metro

Tephra ICA is thrilled to announce that they are now accessible by Metro. Take the Silver Line to the new Reston Town Center Station. The gallery is located at 12001 Market Street (suite 103) which is a short walk or ride shuttle from the station. View WMATA's Trip Planner here View...

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By Editorial Team on December 6, 2022

VMFA Selects Gilbane Building Company to Manage Expansion and Renovation Construction

. Innovative Global Firm will Coordinate and Supervise the Museum’s Transformative Building Project The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) announced that the global firm Gilbane Building Company has been selected as the Construction Manager at Risk, charged with planning and supervising construction of the museum’s upcoming renovation and expansion...

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By Editorial Team on December 6, 2022

National Portrait Gallery Announces Michael Hussey as Its New Director of History, Restorative History and Research

The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery has announced Michael Hussey (he/him) as its new director of history, restorative history and research, effective Dec. 5. Hussey comes to the Portrait Gallery from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), where he led the development of NMAI’s groundbreaking Native Knowledge 360°...

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By Editorial Team on December 6, 2022

ArtsFairfax Expands 2022-2023 Artist Residency Program

Nonprofit Brings Free Arts Learning Experiences to Five Locations throughout Fairfax County ArtsFairfax is expanding the Artist Residency Program to new locations throughout Fairfax County. Thanks to a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, the ArtsFairfax Artist Residency Program will embed professional performing and visual artists at a Fairfax County park, library,...

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By Editorial Team on December 6, 2022

VMFA Acquires Extensive Photography Book Collection

. Singer’s Books Added to the Museum’s Rare Books Collection and Featured in Exhibitions The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) announced the gift of a significant library of more than 2,000 American and European photography books, donated by Barry and Gretchen Singer. “This collection is a transformative donation and...

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By Editorial Team on November 29, 2022

Hamiltonian Artists to Build Five New Art Studios in Washington, DC

Hamiltonian Artists, the only professional development program for artists in the mid-Atlantic, is building five artist studios that will be ready for occupancy in Fall 2023. Now in its 15th year, Hamiltonian is a dynamic catalyst for DC’s creative economy and a vibrant center for contemporary art in Washington, DC....

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By Editorial Team on November 29, 2022

David C. Driskell Center’s Archives Receives Gift of of Major Artists’ Archive, The Alonzo Davis Collection

The David C. Driskell Center for the Study of the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora at the University of Maryland, College Park, is proud to announce that the Driskell Center’s Archives will be home to the Alonzo Davis Collection, a gift from the artist...

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