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Paint the Town: The Cosby Show

Paint the Town: The Cosby Show

Bill Cosby's personal art collection highlighted in Smithsonian exhibition.

Paint the Town: The Art of Collecting

Paint the Town: The Art of Collecting

Transformer offers up-close look at Washingtonians' art collections.

Young & The Guest List: Hot Spots

Young & The Guest List: Hot Spots

The 40-and-under set speak out on the best of Washington.

Paint the Town: Color Your Fall

Paint the Town: Color Your Fall

Top picks to catch great art around town.

Paint the Town: Arts Agenda

Paint the Town: Arts Agenda

Soak up some culture with upcoming artistic offerings around town.

Paint the Town: Collector’s View

Paint the Town: Collector’s View

Transformer presents annual look into the homes of top collectors.


Paint the Town: The Cosby Show

Paint the Town: The Cosby Show

10 November 2014

Bill Cosby's personal art collection highlighted in Smithsonian exhibition.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Paint the Town: The Art of Collecting

Paint the Town: The Art of Collecting

02 May 2013

Transformer offers up-close look at Washingtonians' art collections.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Young & The Guest List: Hot Spots

Young & The Guest List: Hot Spots

14 March 2013

The 40-and-under set speak out on the best of Washington.

Posted in Editor's Picks

Paint the Town: Color Your Fall

Paint the Town: Color Your Fall

14 September 2012

Top picks to catch great art around town.

Posted in Features

Paint the Town: Arts Agenda

Paint the Town: Arts Agenda

18 May 2012

Soak up some culture with upcoming artistic offerings around town.

Posted in Features

Paint the Town: Collector’s View

Paint the Town: Collector’s View

04 April 2012

Transformer presents annual look into the homes of top collectors.

Posted in Front Page

Paint The Town: Shutterbugs Expose DC

Paint The Town: Shutterbugs Expose DC

23 March 2012

Sixth annual DCist Exposed Photography Show captures the diversity of our city.

Posted in Front Page

Paint the Town: Shooting With Design Army

Paint the Town: Shooting With Design Army

21 March 2012

Jake and Pum Lefebure of Design Army give a behind the scenes look at their Washington Life cover shoot.

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Paint The Town: Public Art Blossoms

Paint The Town: Public Art Blossoms

20 March 2012

Cherry blossom "5×5" project to exhibit 25 ground-breaking public art installations commissioned by artists from around the world.

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Paint the Town: The Salon is On!

Paint the Town: The Salon is On!

16 March 2012

Artist and interior design whiz Maggie O'Neill gets creative for fundraiser, benefiting Research Down Syndrome.

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Paint The Town: Best Loved Art

Paint The Town: Best Loved Art

15 March 2012

Prominent collectors unveil two moving & inspiring pieces from their own collections.

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Paint the Town: Kahlo Behind the Lens

Paint the Town: Kahlo Behind the Lens

23 February 2012

Celebrated artist’s life revealed through personal photographs on display at Artisphere.

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Paint the Town: Annie Leibovitz’s Pilgrimage

Paint the Town: Annie Leibovitz’s Pilgrimage

13 February 2012

Renowned photographer graces Washington with exhibition that showcases American monuments (not celebs).

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Paint The Town: Caught on Art Crimes

Paint The Town: Caught on Art Crimes

01 February 2012

Dunes Art Gallery hosts a series of monthly exhibits featuring the work of prominent artists, free of charge.

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Paint The Town: The Aura Of Ora

Paint The Town: The Aura Of Ora

31 January 2012

What makes someone leave the cozy confines of law to start a hybrid live music, art, and all around multi-creative venue? The Dunes LLC founder Ora Nwabueze explains.

Posted in Front Page

Paint The Town: Generation Next

Paint The Town: Generation Next

30 January 2012

Top American artists select their favorite up-and-comers for Contemporary Wing's latest exhibit.

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Paint The Town: Transformational

Paint The Town: Transformational

06 December 2011

Transformer Gallery hosts 9th annual D.C. Artist Solo Exhibition.

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Paint the Town: Arts@1830 Opens

Paint the Town: Arts@1830 Opens

11 November 2011

Artist Regina Miele stands behind the newest gallery added to Washington's art scene.

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Paint The Town: Art Night

Paint The Town: Art Night

04 November 2011

For its 12th consecutive year, Art Night raked in talented up and coming artists for a night of paint, fun, and charity.

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Paint the Town: Moby Destroyed

Paint the Town: Moby Destroyed

27 October 2011

Irvine Contemporary Gallery hosts photo exhibition of DJ Moby's images from life on tour.

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Paint the Town: Art Transformed

Paint the Town: Art Transformed

26 October 2011

Transformer's upcoming Silent Auction and Benefit will celebrate its mission to support emerging artists.

Posted in Front Page

Paint the Town: Contemporary Winging It

Paint the Town: Contemporary Winging It

24 October 2011

Lauren Gentile is focused on making Washington D.C. a hub for emerging and contemporary art.

Posted in Front Page

FYIDC: Fabu Film Fest

FYIDC: Fabu Film Fest

14 October 2011

Beginning October 13, the 20th annual LGBT film festival will be showing 85 fabulous films to make us laugh, cry, and laugh some more.

Posted in Events

Paint The Town: Blurring Sound and Sight

Paint The Town: Blurring Sound and Sight

13 October 2011

Thanks to 5 stateside and international artists, 21st century sound art has arrived at Artisphere Gallery.

Posted in Front Page

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.

Posted in Features

Paint the Town: En Pointe Exhibition

Paint the Town: En Pointe Exhibition

29 September 2011

Degas’ dancers have returned to grace D.C. with their presence at The Phillips Collection.

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Paint the Town: Young Artists, Big Goals

Paint the Town: Young Artists, Big Goals

22 September 2011

For newcomers to the art world, (e)merge is an invaluable opportunity to break into the business.

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Paint the Town: Universal Inspiration

Paint the Town: Universal Inspiration

22 September 2011

The Hemphill Gallery welcomes a new small-scale exhibition with large-scale inspiration.

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Paint the Town: Submerged in Art

Paint the Town: Submerged in Art

21 September 2011

With four evenings of fashion, music, art, and food, Submerge seeks to delight all your senses.

Posted in Front Page

Paint the Town: China’s Global Art Reaches DC

Paint the Town: China’s Global Art Reaches DC

14 September 2011

The ancient craft of China’s porcelain painting has modernized and is now on display at Meridian Center

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Paint the Town: Arty Alexandria

Paint the Town: Arty Alexandria

19 August 2011

Bright, bold and even whimsical, it's time to check out the Annual Alexandria Festival of the Arts.

Posted in Front Page

FYIDC: Corcoran Free Summer Saturdays

FYIDC: Corcoran Free Summer Saturdays

27 May 2011

Looking for a fun family friendly weekend activity? The Corcoran Gallery of Art + Design brings back Free Summer Saturdays.

Posted in Front Page

Paint The Town: ArtJamz Top Artista

Paint The Town: ArtJamz Top Artista

05 May 2011

ArtJamz Top Artista took a spin on its original idea by picking seven fashion bloggers to paint for a good cause.

Posted in Lifestyles

Paint the Town: Capital Portrait Treasures

Paint the Town: Capital Portrait Treasures

19 April 2011

The National Portraits Gallery's exhibition of treasures from Washington private collections features very personal works loaned by more than 50 of the city's most prominent residents. Washington Life visited with a few of them before the show's April 8th opening.

Posted in Features

Paint The Town: Chris Martin Painting Big

Paint The Town: Chris Martin Painting Big

12 April 2011

Emerging artist Chris Martin partners with the Corcoran Gallery of Art and Corcoran College of Art + Design to showcase his latest exhibitions entitled Painting Big.

Posted in Front Page

5th Annual Potomac Wildlife Art & Decoy Show

04 February 2011

The Community Foundation of Charles County’s 5th Annual Potomac Wildlife Art & Decoy Show is an art and decoy exhibit celebrating the Potomac’s natural beauty through the eyes of some of the most acclaimed decoy carvers and wildlife artists in the region. The show directly benefits the community: proceeds from the show will support both […]

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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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Paint the Town: Free Weekend as Phillips Turns 90

Paint the Town: Free Weekend as Phillips Turns 90

15 December 2010

A grand reopening and weekend of free festivities kick off 2011 to mark the milestone.

Posted in Front Page

Paint the Town: Let Them Paint Cakes

Paint the Town: Let Them Paint Cakes

29 November 2010

The capital's best chefs are baking works of art to celebrate the Phillips Collection's 90th anniversary.

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Paint the Town: Celebrating a Decade of Collecting

Paint the Town: Celebrating a Decade of Collecting

29 November 2010

The Smithsonian National Museum of African Art debuted its latest collection of works featuring famed Senegalese artist, Ousame Sow.

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Paint the Town: African Art Mosaic

Paint the Town: African Art Mosaic

15 November 2010

New collection preview at the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art celebrates diverse scope of African art.

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Paint the Town: Transformative Collectors

Paint the Town: Transformative Collectors

09 November 2010

Transformer's supporters get an inside view of artworks selected by Washington's top collectors.

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Paint the Town: The Loree Grand Opens Its Doors

Paint the Town: The Loree Grand Opens Its Doors

22 October 2010

Art, music and fashion collide at the launch of the Loree Grand at Union Place.

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Paint the Town: Spencer Finch at the Corcoran

Paint the Town: Spencer Finch at the Corcoran

17 September 2010

Spencer Finch presents My Business, with the Cloud – part of NOW at the Corcoran.

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Paint the Town: Chuck Close at the Corcoran

Paint the Town: Chuck Close at the Corcoran

30 August 2010

The Corcoran extends Chuck Close Prints: Process and Collaboration through Sep 26.

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Paint the Town: Munch Side-by-Side

Paint the Town: Munch Side-by-Side

25 August 2010

Exploring life, death, passion and despair, Edvard Munch: Master Prints is on display at the National Gallery of Art.

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Paint the Town: Mod Madness at Textile Museum

Paint the Town: Mod Madness at Textile Museum

24 August 2010

The Textile Museum hosted Mod Madness – an after-hours event filled with music, art and activities.

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Paint the Town: Fashion Follows Art at the Phillips

Paint the Town: Fashion Follows Art at the Phillips

24 August 2010

Phillips After 5 explores Jason Wu’s fall collection, inspired by Robert Ryman’s art.

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Paint the Town: Meet Irvine’s Lauren Gentile

Paint the Town: Meet Irvine’s Lauren Gentile

23 July 2010

As director of the Irvine Contemporary gallery, Lauren Gentile is truly in tune with the DC art scene. From rare books to asian antiquities, and now emerging contemporary artists, she's done it all, and learned a lot from it.

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Paint the Town: Art + Fashion at Nussbaum Opening

Paint the Town: Art + Fashion at Nussbaum Opening

20 July 2010

Artist Drew Nussbaum premiered his latest work for an exclusive group of guests in the Newseum's Knight Conference Center. A multisensory experience, the event combined great art with great food, music, and fashion.

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Paint the Town: Informed Design at Long View

Paint the Town: Informed Design at Long View

14 July 2010

We went to the opening reception for the "Informed Design" exhibit at Long View Gallery and got exclusive interviews with some of the designers!

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Paint the Town: ArtJamz at Gallery 31

Paint the Town: ArtJamz at Gallery 31

29 June 2010

D.C.'s artistically inclined flock to the Corcoran Museum of Art for a blank canvas, paint, wine, food, music and a whole lot of creativity.

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Paint the Town: Final Collector’s View at the Podesta’s

Paint the Town: Final Collector’s View at the Podesta’s

18 June 2010

Transformer Gallery looked to Tony and Heather Podesta to host the final Collector's View of the season.

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Paint the Town: Collector’s View Showcases D.C. Artists

Paint the Town: Collector’s View Showcases D.C. Artists

07 June 2010

Judy Penski and Robin Rose host the third Collector’s View of the 2010 season for the Transformer Gallery.

Posted in Front Page

Paint the Town: The Phillips’ Female Forces

Paint the Town: The Phillips’ Female Forces

18 May 2010

In recognition of its Georgia O'Keeffe: Abstraction exhibition, The Phillips Collection is honoring six women for their leadership in advancing the arts. Read about them here along with the museum's director, Dorothy Kosinski.

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Paint the Town: Color and Movement at the Textile Museum

Paint the Town: Color and Movement at the Textile Museum

17 May 2010

The Textile Museum showcases gorgeous colors and innovative designs in Art by the Yard: Women Design Mid-Century Britain.

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Paint the Town: The Art of John Lennon Comes to DC

Paint the Town: The Art of John Lennon Comes to DC

05 May 2010

Since her husband John Lennon's death thirty years ago, Yoko Ono has been vigilant with another passion that keeps her close to her soulmate: John's art.

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Paint The Town: An Art Theft Mystery

Paint The Town: An Art Theft Mystery

21 April 2010

Masterworks stolen from Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum 20 years ago have never been recovered. Because of a continuing lack of security in the nation's museums, a similar theft could occur again.

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Paint the Town: Art Registry’s Provocation on Display

Paint the Town: Art Registry’s Provocation on Display

21 April 2010

NY photographer Gene Fischer's solo show is on display at the Art Registry in Georgetown.

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Paint the Town: Muybridge Has His Day

Paint the Town: Muybridge Has His Day

17 April 2010

The Corcoran presents the first ever retrospective of photographer and inventor Eadweard Muybridge.

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