Opening: Friday, August 2 from 6pm to 9pm
Artists & Makers Studios on Parklawn Drive and Wilkins Avenue in Rockville will host two metro-area organizations in five galleries for the month of August. The Montgomery Art Association will take over all three galleries at Parklawn, and the Montgomery County Camera Club of Maryland is taking over two galleries at Wilkins along with their customary hallway gallery. These exhibits will open for First Friday festivities on August 2nd between 6pm and 9pm and will showcase artists open studios for browsing, along with additional studio group exhibits.
“Seasonal Visions” – The Montgomery Art Association
52 artists from the Montgomery Art Association are presenting over 100 pieces of art in this exhibit. Ranging from large 2-D paintings in oil, acrylic and watercolor to abstract mosaics to organic ceramics, the art is beautiful and provocative, inviting the viewer to create their own stories of meaning and purpose.
Montgomery Art Association (MAA)
Founded in 1954, MAA is a community of visual artists in Montgomery, Maryland as well as the broader Washington DC metro area. We offer up to 12 exhibitions during the year as well as professional enrichment activities and social events for our member artists. We are also proud to support art programs with student scholarships. Our current membership includes more than 220 persons. Art mediums include painting with oils, acrylics, watercolor, alcohol inks, and pen / pencil. Additionally, artist members create work with mixed media, collage, mosaic, and three-dimensional sculpture.
“Photo Verses” & “Artist’s Choice” – The Montgomery County Camera Club of Maryland
The Montgomery County Camera Club of Maryland is showcasing the photographic imagery of its members in three galleries at Artists and Makers Studios 2 in the month of August.
On display in the Merge Gallery will be the photography exhibit “Photo Verses”. The images in this exhibit reflect combinations of poetry, aphorisms and scriptural sayings, paired with a photograph that expresses the verse visually.
In the Camera Club Gallery and Gallery 217, the exhibit will be “Artist’s Choice”. The Camera Club members will exhibit their favorite images from their personal portfolios. Photographs of landscapes, nature, travel, abstracts, photojournalism and other photographic genres will be displayed.
Visit A&M1 and tour the three main galleries with MAA for the month of August, open studios on Parklawn Drive in Rockville with Theremin Music with Arthur Harrison, and soothing Solo Acoustic Guitar with David Ziegele in the lounge. Additionally, A&M2 is proud to present two galleries along with more resident artists’ work in the open studios, exhibits by Gallery 209 and The Montgomery County Camera Club all just 9/10’s of a mile from the flagship location on Parklawn.
- Tuesday-Saturday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
- Sundays/Mondays by chance or appointment
Artists & Makers Studios 1 is located at 11810 Parklawn Dr., Suite 210, Rockville, MD.
Artists & Makers Studios 2 is located at 12276 Wilkins Ave., Rockville, MD.