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Society Pop: Fade 2 Grey

Society Pop: Fade 2 Grey

Creative force Adrian Loving flexes his artistic muscle with new art installation.

FYIDC: Sweet FREEdom!

FYIDC: Sweet FREEdom!

Brookland's hip-hop scene gets the artist's treatment with a festival celebrating local inspiration.

Visual Arts: Discovering Discovery Channel

Visual Arts: Discovering Discovery Channel

Caught between N. 14th and 16th Streets, The Dunes gallery opens with a photo exhibition capturing everyone's favorite small-screen sights.

FYIDC: Temporium Promotes DC’s Creative Side

FYIDC: Temporium Promotes DC’s Creative Side

The Temporium engages with the H Street community in the creative and economic development of DC.


Society Pop: Fade 2 Grey

Society Pop: Fade 2 Grey

07 March 2014

Creative force Adrian Loving flexes his artistic muscle with new art installation.

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FYIDC: Sweet FREEdom!

FYIDC: Sweet FREEdom!

13 July 2012

Brookland's hip-hop scene gets the artist's treatment with a festival celebrating local inspiration.

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Visual Arts: Discovering Discovery Channel

Visual Arts: Discovering Discovery Channel

05 October 2011

Caught between N. 14th and 16th Streets, The Dunes gallery opens with a photo exhibition capturing everyone's favorite small-screen sights.

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Opening Reception for Eve Stockton’s Exhibition: Landscapes In Transition II

04 February 2011

An opening for Eve Stockton’s exhibition of artworks, “Landscapes In Transition II,” at The Heurich Gallery, from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. There will be an artist’s talk at 6pm. Date: February 15, 2011 Time: 5:30pm Location: 505 9th Street NW at E Ticket/Pricing Information:  Free

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2011 Collector’s Showcase Exhibition

14 January 2011

Featuring original artworks donated by Workhouse artists on display in Gallery W-16, First Floor from February 2-19. To own these fabulous pieces of art, purchase a ticket to the 2011 Collector’s Showcase Gala on Saturday, February 19! Date: 2/2/2011-2/19/2011 Time: 11:00am-5:00pm Location: Workhouse Arts Center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton, Virginia 22079 Ticket/Pricing Information: Free

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Lecture by Sumpter Priddy

12 January 2011

LECTURE- Sunday, January 16th STRATFORD HALL, home of the Lees of Virginia, and AMERICAN UNIVERSITY present a lecture by Sumpter Priddy called Rediscovering the Federal Furniture of Washington, DC. 1795-1820, followed by a Reception at American University’s Katzen Arts Center, Abramason Family Recital Hall. Mrs. Susan Lloyd-Graham is the Chairman of the Committee. Mrs. Charles […]

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Gregory Pryor: Vapour Trails

16 December 2010

Gregory Pryor: Vapour Trails features new and recent paintings, works on paper and installations. Gregory Pryor is a close observer and sensitive recorder of the world. An artist, historian, writer and traveller, Pryor is fascinated with natural and cultural systems. Language, the natural sciences, faith traditions, art and poetry all absorb him. His paintings and […]

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DC Glassworks Holiday Studio Sale

16 December 2010

Shop for unique hand-blown glass housewares and holiday ornaments at the DC Glassworks holiday sale! There will be lots of one-of-a-kind gifts in a variety of price ranges. Refreshments and entertainment will be provided. Artists who will be selling work: Andre Bossett, Joe Corcoran, Matt Deal, Ed Donovon, David D’Orio, Beth Hess, Steven R. Jones, […]

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2nd Saturday Art Walk

03 December 2010

The 2nd Saturday Art Walk at the Workhouse showcases the diverse work of more than 150 visual artists in a unique historic venue, creating an atmosphere that encourages visitors to immerse themselves in the richness of this creative community. Guests can tour seven unique studio buildings, mix and mingle with artists, buy original works of […]

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Artists Holiday Open House

03 December 2010

Join us for hot cider, cookies and a special holiday event with artists Sarah Angle (wood carvings), Nancy Bishop (pottery), Tom Neel (oil Paintings), Greg Price (ironwork), Sara Rivera (jewelry), Alex Rokita (watercolors) and Anne Sanderoff-Walker (woven scarves). As a fun bonus, the artists will be happy to personalize special gift cards to accompany your […]

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Architecture in Nature

03 December 2010

The Royal Norwegian Embassy and Innovation Norway kindly invite you to our upcoming symposium: Architecture in Nature Thursday, December 9th 6:30pm-9pm in the Abramson Family Recital Hall Katzen Arts Center – American University 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, Washington D.C. 20016 (Free Parking Under the Katzen Arts Center) Speakers: Janike Kampevold Larsen is a post doctoral fellow […]

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Navy Memorial Screens Award-winning Doc “Chosin” On Battle’s 60th Anniversary

22 November 2010

The Navy Memorial is screening “Chosin,” a documentary about one of the most savage battles of the Korean War: the Battle of the Chosin Reservoir. Despite being surrounded and trapped by more than 200,000 Chinese troops, 15,000 U.S. troops fought 78 miles to freedom and saved 98,000 civilian refugees. Survivor accounts combined with never-before-seen footage […]

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Holiday Ceramics Show and Sale

22 November 2010

From functional to freeform, one of a kind ceramic vessels and sculptures created by students and associates of the Art League Ceramics Department will be for sale December 3 – 5 at the Madison Annex during our popular annual Holiday Ceramic and Pottery Sale. Meet the artists and give unique artwork this holiday season— all […]

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Holiday Jewelry Show and Sale

22 November 2010

The Jewelry Show and Sale, featured Friday and Saturday, will showcase a variety of jewelry to fit all tastes created by Art League students. Friday, December 3, 11:00 am-9:00 pm Saturday, December 4, 10:00 am-6:00 pm Date: December 3-4 Time: Friday, December 3, 11:00 am-9:00 pm; Saturday, December 4, 10:00 am-6:00 pm Location: The Art […]

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“Shaping Room” by Gary Bergel

19 November 2010

SHAPING ROOM by multi-disciplinary mixed media artist Gary Bergel invites you to take an “inscape” journey of self-discovery and spiritual awakening. An “observer” since childhood with training in research science, secondary education and studio art, Bergel has, for the past few years, intentionally employed low-tech photographic tools and technology (disposable cameras, Palm Treo, iPhone, copy […]

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Silver Art Works Exhibition at Penn Place

12 November 2010

Behind every cultural tradition, whether its a piece of designer jewelry or a treasured antiquity, lies an intricate network of artists and artisans who impart their traditions, ancient techniques, and creative spirit into every piece. Kamari Silver, a Washington D.C.-based brand known for stylish and fine jewelry, and Gamaarte, a non-profit organization from Peru that […]

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Art Open House Columbia Pike Artists

02 November 2010

Gala Open House and Juried Exhibiton Columbia Pike Artist Studios Free and open to the public Art, Wine and Food The twenty-seven professional artists at Columbia Pike Artists’ Studios cordially invite their patrons, the public and the media to visit their private studios during their annual Gala Open House. This is a wonderful opportunity to […]

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Eat, Pray, Sea Photography Exhibit

29 October 2010

Photographer Pamela Viola’s Solo Show “Eat, Pray, Sea” Opens November 7, 2010 Fine art photographer Pamela Viola captures the essence of the Aegean in her upcoming solo show, Eat, Pray, Sea. Opening on November 7, 2010 in conjunction with FotoWeek DC, Eat, Pray, Sea reflects Ms. Viola’s unique perspective on the landscapes and cultures of […]

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Art & Live Jazz at Live An Artful Life

22 October 2010

Art & Live Jazz at Live An Artful Life, Opening reception “The Whimsical Work of Sarah Angle”.  Hand painted wood carvings with attitude.   Sarah’s work is both fun and functional.  Not only is she a fantastic wood carver but her painting skills, depicting the “attitude” of each work, are phenomenal.  We will feature not only […]

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The Sumi – e Society Exhibition

15 October 2010

The Workhouse is proud to host the Sumi – e Society Exhibition, The Society’s mission is to foster and encourage an appreciation of East Asian brush painting techniques through publications, workshops, lectures and exhibitions; to serve as a cultural bridge between East and West; and to furnish information to all persons who wish to learn […]

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Art on the Rocks at The Art League

11 October 2010

The Art League has challenged five local mixologists from Austin Grill, Chadwicks, Columbia Firehouse, Jackson 20, and Vermilion to each select a juried piece from our October exhibit Dinner Party as inspiration to create the most artistic cocktail, and then compete at Art on the Rocks. Ticket holders may sample the cocktails and vote for […]

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Nikolas Schiller Artist Talk

06 October 2010

Join us for an artist talk with Nikolas Schiller on October 15 from 6 to 8 pm. Adding a radical new dimension to traditional cartography, Schiller disrupts the singular geopolitical viewpoint and in its place reveals infinite paths and perspectives of specific places at specific times in history. The Old Print Gallery, a destination for […]

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Fashion and Fiber Art 2010

29 September 2010

Join us for another night of Art and Live Jazz at Live An Artful Life. We have an opening reception planned for “ Fashion and Fiber Art 2010”. This show features textile art-to-wear and accessories with well known U.S. artists such as Daryl Lancaster, Celia Dionne, Kim Keast, Mary Giehl and others. Show runs through […]

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“Life As An Artist” with Tom Neel (What I know to be true)

07 September 2010

Bring a smile as Tom Neel looks back on a life of creativity and forward with imagination. Many of you know Tom to be an approachable soul in the search for artistic freedom! Join us for an hour (or so) of fun and creative life juggling! FREE – but RSVP by Sept. 15th Date: 9/19/2010 […]

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Grand Opening and Champagne Celebration at the NEW Touchstone Gallery

07 September 2010

Champagne Celebration at the new Touchstone Gallery Grand Opening: Friday, September 10, 6 – 8:30 pm 901 New York Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20001 Touchstone Gallery, owned and operated by an association of Washington DC area artists since 1976, is re-opening in a new space on New York Avenue September 10, with a “champagne celebration.” […]

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Art & Live Jazz

23 August 2010

Art & Live Jazz at Live An Artful Life, 6474 Main St., The Plains, VA One of the great joys many of us have, is a drive in the country. Imagine, a tune on the radio and picturesque views and you have “Country Drives” the latest one man show by the ever creative Piedmont artist, […]

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Ray Harris & Sissy Yates Trunk Show

23 August 2010

Upstairs on 7th Boutique presents Ray Harris apparel with Sissy Yates Designs in support of The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition. Enjoy shopping with cupcakes donated by Georgetown Cupcake. Receive 15% off services from Celadon Spa with your donation. Gallery 555 will be open for art viewing as well. Friday, September 24th 4-8 PM and Saturday, […]

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“A Classical House Is Still A Great Place to Live”

19 August 2010

Lecture by award winning architect Gil Schafer, AIA, who will speak about his country as a Yale trained modernist findng his way to practicing an architecture that resonated more with his own sense of place and history. Date: September 22 Time: 6:45 Reception. 7:15 Lecture Location: The National Trust for Historic Preservation, 1785 Massachusetts Ave., […]

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Gallery After Hours: United States Marine Corps Wind Ensemble

10 August 2010

Come escape to an entertaining afternoon of music featuring the United States Marine Corps Wind Ensemble on Saturday, August 21 at 4:30pm.* As the only musical organization charged to perform for the President, “The President’s Own” views its rich history as a foundation for an even greater musical future. Whether in White House performances, public […]

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Cinema Under the Stars: The Princess and the Frog

06 August 2010

Summer nights are even better when sitting outside to watch movies with friends and family! The Workhouse Film Institute presents a new outdoor movie series: Cinema Under the Stars. With a low ticket price of $20 per vehicle (or $15 for FOW members), you may bring as many people as you can fit in your […]

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Inez on a Horse: Commemoration in Honor of a Suffragist Leader

05 August 2010

Join us at the Workhouse for an afternoon commemorating the women’s suffragist movement! The Workhouse Museum and the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Committee will celebrate the many appearances of Inez Milholland on horseback in parades supporting the women’s suffragist movement to gain voting rights. The work of Ms. Milholland and other suffragists led to the […]

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Art & Live Jazz

02 August 2010

Art and Live Jazz at Live An Artful Life, 6474 Main St., The Plains, VA Join us for the opening reception for “New Work by Jewelry Artist Sara Rivera”. Sara has added the Keumboo technique to her line of hand made jewelry. Keumboo is an ancient Korean gilding technique used to apply thin sheets of […]

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Shark Day to be hosted at the National Museum of Crime & Punishment

21 July 2010

While the recent oil spill has drawn much attention to the health of our oceans and marine wildlife, there have long been a variety of injustices occurring in our nation’s waters. To highlight some of these crimes more specific to sharks, the National Museum of Crime & Punishment (NMCP) welcomes area guests and residents to […]

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Afternoon Tea

19 July 2010

Strathmore Afternoon Tea – The Perfect Interlude in the Hustle and Bustle of Life The soothing sounds of local musicians fill the room, as you enjoy Afternoon Tea in the cozy atmosphere of The Shapiro Music Room at Strathmore. Strathmore Blend Tea is specially made for us by Master Tea Blender John Harney of Connecticut, […]

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Afternoon Tea

19 July 2010

Strathmore Afternoon Tea – The Perfect Interlude in the Hustle and Bustle of Life The soothing sounds of local musicians fill the room, as you enjoy Afternoon Tea in the cozy atmosphere of The Shapiro Music Room at Strathmore. Strathmore Blend Tea is specially made for us by Master Tea Blender John Harney of Connecticut, […]

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Space Shuttle STS-132 Astronauts Educational Presentation

19 July 2010

The Museum will host an educational presentation by the STS-132 crew about their recent mission to the International Space Station. The crew will take questions from Museum visitors and media. The STS-132 crew launched aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis in May of 2010 for its final planned mission to deliver an Integrated Cargo Carrier and […]

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Afternoon Tea

19 July 2010

Strathmore Afternoon Tea – The Perfect Interlude in the Hustle and Bustle of Life The soothing sounds of local musicians fill the room, as you enjoy Afternoon Tea in the cozy atmosphere of The Shapiro Music Room at Strathmore. Strathmore Blend Tea is specially made for us by Master Tea Blender John Harney of Connecticut, […]

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Afternoon Tea

19 July 2010

Strathmore Afternoon Tea – The Perfect Interlude in the Hustle and Bustle of Life The soothing sounds of local musicians fill the room, as you enjoy Afternoon Tea in the cozy atmosphere of The Shapiro Music Room at Strathmore. Strathmore Blend Tea is specially made for us by Master Tea Blender John Harney of Connecticut, […]

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SSAS 9th Annual Exhibition ft. Visual Artist Fred Budin and R&B Sensation Jay Hayden

16 July 2010

WASHINGTON, DC – June 15, 2010 – Silver Starr Art Studios LLC® (“SSAS”) will host its Ninth Annual Summer Exhibition, “From America With Love,” on July 16, 2010 at L’Eclat de Verre. Emceed by Sirius/XM radio host and acclaimed author Charles D. Ellison, SSAS will showcase the award-winning visual fine artist Fred Budin and highly […]

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FYIDC: Temporium Promotes DC’s Creative Side

FYIDC: Temporium Promotes DC’s Creative Side

15 July 2010

The Temporium engages with the H Street community in the creative and economic development of DC.

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Phillips after 5

09 July 2010

A lively mix of art and entertainment on the first Thursday of each month, and every Thursday in August. Due to the popularity of Phillips after 5, advance reservations during special exhibitions are encouraged to insure admission. Reserve online until 12 hours before the event. End of Summer White Party with the Pink Line Project […]

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Phillips after 5

09 July 2010

A lively mix of art and entertainment on the first Thursday of each month, and every Thursday in August. Due to the popularity of Phillips after 5, advance reservations during special exhibitions are encouraged to insure admission. Reserve online until 12 hours before the event. Curator’s Perspective: Richard Pousette-Dart, 6:30 pm Jazz: Marshall Keys Quartet, […]

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Phillips after 5

09 July 2010

A lively mix of art and entertainment on the first Thursday of each month, and every Thursday in August. Due to the popularity of Phillips after 5, advance reservations during special exhibitions are encouraged to insure admission. Reserve online until 12 hours before the event. Scavenger Hunt, 5–8 pm Film: White, 1994, dir. Krzysztof Kieslowski, […]

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Phillips after 5

09 July 2010

A lively mix of art and entertainment on the first Thursday of each month, and every Thursday in August. Due to the popularity of Phillips after 5, advance reservations during special exhibitions are encouraged to insure admission. Reserve online until 12 hours before the event. Curator’s Perspective: Robert Ryman, 6:30 pm DJ Danny Harris: The […]

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Mars Day! at the National Air and Space Museum

06 July 2010

MARS DAY! is an annual National Air and Space Museum event that celebrates the Red Planet with a variety of educational and fun family activities. Visitors can also talk to scientists active in Mars research and learn about current and future missions. • See a real meteorite that came from Mars. • View the surface […]

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Robert Ryman’s Harmonies in Line and Color

30 June 2010

Tenor saxophonist Adam Robert Larson, 2009 YoungArts winner in jazz, improvises to Robert Ryman’s white-on-white paintings. Ryman was a saxophonist before he took up painting. Date: July 8, 2010 Time: 6:00 pm Location: The Phillips Collection Ticket/Pricing Information: Included in admission to special exhibition; free for members.

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The Rhythm Road: Turning Pointe

29 June 2010

This prestigious series, a collaboration between Jazz at Lincoln Center and the U. S. State Department, features top performers of jazz, urban, and roots music, selected from applicants from around the country to represent American music and culture at venues overseas. A contemporary gospel quartet that unites four talented artists with soulful voices and a […]

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The Rhythm Road: Paul Beaudry and Pathways

29 June 2010

This prestigious series, a collaboration between Jazz at Lincoln Center and the U. S. State Department, features top performers of jazz, urban, and roots music, selected from applicants from around the country to represent American music and culture at venues overseas. A New York City-based quartet deeply rooted in the jazz and blues traditions, Paul […]

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The Rhythm Road: Nasar Abadey and Supernova

29 June 2010

This prestigious series, a collaboration between Jazz at Lincoln Center and the U. S. State Department, features top performers of jazz, urban, and roots music, selected from applicants from around the country to represent American music and culture at venues overseas. Formed in 1979, Nasar Abadey and SUPERNOVA performs jazz in a multi-dimensional and multi-directional […]

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The Rhythm Road: Johnny Rodgers Band

29 June 2010

This prestigious series, a collaboration between Jazz at Lincoln Center and the U. S. State Department, features top performers of jazz, urban, and roots music, selected from applicants from around the country to represent American music and culture at venues overseas. Formed in New York City in 2003, the mission of the Johnny Rodgers Band […]

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Wonder Emporium

17 June 2010

A night at the WONDER EMPORIUM. where you will be overloaded with Art. Music. Design. Magic. 6 Digital Art Installations Interactive Sound Painting Party Live Design Pong Contest 4 DJs, headlined by FatbackDC and much more.. All of this in an exotic warehouse in Adams Morgan where you will board a 40 person service elevator […]

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Ripple: Art Affecting Oceans

08 June 2010

The DC Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation will be celebrating International Surfing Day by holding an art show fundraiser (Ripple: Art Affecting Oceans) at the ARTiculate Gallery in downtown DC. It’s a celebration of art and the ocean, featuring art, music, wine and beer, food, and a silent auction. Proceeds will go directly to Surfrider […]

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2nd Saturday Art Walk, June 12

08 June 2010

Come join more than 125 Workhouse artists as all of our studio buildings stay open late from 6-9pm on June 12 for the 2nd Saturday Art Walk! You will experience at first hand the vitality, creativity and diversity of the artists who make up this unique arts community. Each 2nd Saturday Art Walk will feature […]

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Intervention

08 June 2010

Intervention: Your Online Life, In Person. A Convention with Webcomics, Videos, Music, and You – September 10-12 2010 at the Hilton Washington DC. http://www.InterventionCon.com Intervention is a convention for the independent comics, art, and music creators. The con was started by webcomic creator Onezumi Hartstein (http://www.Onezumi.com) and web developer James Harknell (http://www.AWSOM.org). This goal is […]

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Philip Guston, Roma

07 June 2010

From Federico Fellini’s films to ancient Roman vestiges and Italian painters such as Giorgio di Chirico, Giotto, and Piero della Francesca, Philip Guston (1912-1980) drew inspiration from Italian art, culture, and the country’s distinctive landscape. This exhibition of nearly 40 paintings is the first to examine the transitional work Guston completed during his tenure as […]

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Side by Side: Oberlin Masterworks at the Phillips

04 June 2010

Twenty-five masterworks from the rich collection of the Allen Memorial Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio are paired with selections from the Phillips’s permanent collection, creating new artistic conversations and provocative juxtapositions. Many of the these works have not left the Allen in half a century, and include paintings by artists in the modernist tradition-such […]

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National Air and Space Museum: Mars Day!

04 June 2010

Mars Day! is an annual event at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum that celebrates the Red Planet with a variety of educational and fun family activities. Visitors will be able to interact one-on-one with Museum scientists, as well as scientists from the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History and NASA, who are active in […]

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Gallery After Hours: Dead Men’s Hollow

03 June 2010

Dead Men’s Hollow began as an impromptu, backyard pick n’ sing in the summer of 2001. Several hundred shows later, the group is now a well-established regional band. They perform nearly 40 shows a year at a wide range of venues, from churches, bars and festivals, to fine arts halls such as Strathmore and the […]

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National Air and Space Museum – Become a Pilot Day June 19

03 June 2010

Save the date for the Museum’s most popular summer event at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, located in Chantilly, VA, near Washington Dulles International Airport. Explore an outdoor aviation display with approximately 50 visiting vintage, recreational, military, and home-built aircraft. Talk to pilots and find out what skills are needed to fly. Inside the Center, […]

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Beaded Amulet Purses Show and Sale

24 May 2010

Join us for a special showing and sale of Beaded Amulet Purses by the late Lorraine Grant Morton. Lorraine founded the Northern Virginia Bead Society in 1992. She also taught seed beading techniques and created her own patterns for amulet purses. Amulet purses have been used for centuries by people of all cultures to carry […]

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