Unexpected Things To Do In D.C.

Washingon, D.C. is an incredibly attractive destination for tourists. Sure, it can be uncomfortably hot or cold at certain times of the year, and yes, the traffic can be a nightmare. But the American capital is breathtaking to behold in person, built as a combination of a modern city and a cluster of monuments that…

The 10th Annual Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival  Arts Festival Returns To Larger Site For Milestone Year

This year, Hyattsville Community Development Corporation and the Brewers Association of Maryland celebrate the tenth annual Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival.  In partnership with the City of Hyattsville and M-NCPPC, the largest yearly arts event in the Gateway Arts District marks its decade of existence with Eats, “Arts and Ales.” The festival will return to last year’s 3 block site in downtown Hyattsville on September 23,…

Alexandria’s CSA for Art makes collecting more accessible to the masses

Annual Program offers six works of original art for $250   The City of Alexandria’s Office of the Arts has launched its second annual Community Supported Art (CSA) initiative. Built upon the traditional Community Supported Agriculture model that connects local farmers with consumers, this CSA is designed to build relationship between artists and communities. “Community…

Home+Discordance=US: Show Examines Idea of Home

Solas Nua, in collaboration with New York University Washington, DC, is pleased to present Home + Discordance = US, an exhibition that explores the idea of the US as a place of “home”. Typically the word home conjures up an image of warmth, welcome and a place of safety. However, for some that image does not…

Get Ready for “Culture Shock” at the Target Gallery in Alexandria

Target Gallery, the contemporary exhibition space for the Torpedo Factory Art Center, explores socio-political issues through the lens of pop culture and street art in, Culture Shock, on view Saturday, September 9 through Sunday, October 22, 2017. The reception is on Thursday, September 14 at 7 pm. Out of more than 130 works of art submitted, juror Mojdeh Rezaeipour selected 16…

Variety Show Raises Funds for Research, Pirate-Style

In the vein of old-timey radio dramas, prepare yourself for a new kind of variety show, featuring burlesque acts during commercial breaks, audience participation, and most of all–pirates! The Round World is excited to present Tales from the Round World:  The Log of the Salty Pearl, the second in their series of live radio plays…

National Museum of Women in the Arts Shows Off Fall Calendar

The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) is pleased to present a wide range of exhibitions and programs, including the much raved about and in demand “Fierce Women” tour and an opening party and gallery talks related to the exhibition Magnetic Fields. In addition, the third season of the museum’s Women, Arts and…

Artists Apply for 2018 Post-Graduate Residency Studio at Torpedo Factory Art Center EDIT

Deadline: Sunday, September 10, 2017 Application: torpedofactory.org/artopps Now in its fourth year, the Post-Graduate Residency Studio at the Torpedo Factory Art Center is seeking applicants for the 2018 program. The deadline is Sunday, September 10, 2017. This competitive program provides meaningful support for recent promising graduates who have, or will soon complete a bachelor’s or master’s art degree with an accredited program….