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Aug
24
Sat
POINTS OF VIEW ART EXHIBIT @ THE YELLOW BARN GALLERY at THE GLEN ECHO PARK
Aug 24 @ 12:30 pm – 8:30 pm
POINTS OF VIEW ART EXHIBIT @ THE YELLOW BARN GALLERY at THE GLEN ECHO PARK

ART EXHIBIT PRESENTED BY E STREET ARTISTS, A GROUP OF ARTISTS WHO PAINT UNDER THE TUTELAGE OF MIRA HECHT AT THE CORCORON SCHOOL OF ART AND DESIGN CE PROGRAM.THE FOLLOWING ARTISTS WHO COME FROM DIVERSE BACKGROUNDS EXPRESS THEIR INDIVIDUAL POINT OF VIEW THROUGH THEIR ART:
FERIEL BENSALEM
SABIHA IQBAL
GUILLERMO MUNOZ
JASMIN SMITH
NIMI TREHAN
ARTIST’S RECEPTION : AUGUST 24 4-6 PM.

Aug
25
Sun
PONTS OF VIEW EXHIBIT BY E STREET ARTISTS @ THE YELLOW BARN GALLERY AT GLEN ECHO PARK
Aug 25 @ 12:15 pm – 5:00 pm
PONTS OF VIEW EXHIBIT BY E STREET ARTISTS @ THE YELLOW BARN GALLERY AT GLEN ECHO PARK

The following E street artists from diverse backgrounds present an art exhibit expressing their individual points of view through their art:
FERIEL BENSALEM
SABHIA IQBAL
GUILLERMO MUNOZ
JASMIN SMITH
NIMI TREHAN
THESE ARTIST PAINT TOGETHER AT THE CORCORON SCHOOL OF ART AND DESIGN CE PROGRAM UNDER THE TUTELAGE OF MIRA HECHT

Aug
31
Sat
Kensington “Paint the Town” Labor Day Weekend 2019 MAA Art Show @ Kensington Town Hall
Aug 31 – Sep 2 all-day
Kensington "Paint the Town" Labor Day Weekend 2019 MAA Art Show @ Kensington Town Hall

Montgomery Art Association and The Town of Kensington present the annual
2019 Kensington “Paint the Town” Labor Day Weekend Art Show & Plein Air Event.

Works of local artists on display and for sale throughout the Labor Day Weekend, shown in conjunction with the Kensington Labor Day Parade and Festival on Monday, September 2.

Artists from all over the area converge on Town Hall displaying their creativity with their original artworks. Art in all media: watercolor, acrylic, oil, pastel, mixed media and sculpture is displayed at the show.

Prizes will be awarded in six categories. The Bertha Clum Award is given to the Kensington piece judged as best, and brings with it the Grand Prize.

ALSO: Saturday, August 31 – the “Plein Air Event” – from daybreak to 3 pm – artists set up their easels around town and PAINT KENSINGTON in a plein air competition for adults and children.

FREE Admission

Show Hours:
Saturday, August 31, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday, September 1, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Monday, September 2, 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
with
Reception and Meet the Artists: Saturday, September 1, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Listen to comments by the Judge Glen Kessler, and meet the artists in person.
Drinks and Hors d’oeuvres will be served.

The free, three-day event includes a judged art show of hundreds of pieces of artwork made by local artists, an awards ceremony and reception that’s open to the public, three days of live art demonstrations, plein air painting competitions for adults and children, and a special student invitational art contest.

Live Demonstrations by our Artists
Saturday, August 31, 12-1 pm, 2-3 pm, and 4-5 pm
Sunday, September 1, 12-1 pm, 2-3 pm, and 4-5 pm
Monday, September 2, 11 am-12 pm, and 1-2 pm
Download event flyer: https://montgomeryart.org/resources/Documents/Paint_theTown_Flyer2019.pdf

Sep
4
Wed
Trawick Prize @ Gallery B
Sep 4 @ 12:00 pm – Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm
Trawick Prize @ Gallery B

Selected finalists will have their work on display September 4-28, 2019 in downtown Bethesda at Gallery B, located at 7700 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite E.

The public opening reception will be held Friday, September 13 from 6-8pm.

Trawick Prize Gallery Hours:
Wednesday – Saturday, 12 – 6pm

Vintage Game Night @ The President Woodrow Wilson House
Sep 4 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Vintage Game Night @ The President Woodrow Wilson House

Join us on the first Wednesday of every month for Vintage Game Night, the perfect mid-week happy hour for museum/history/game enthusiasts!

The President Woodrow Wilson House will be open after hours for this happy hour event. Ticket price includes entrance to the museum, 2 drink vouchers, gaming munchies, and all-you-can-play vintage board games.

Located just above Dupont Circle, the President Woodrow Wilson House is the authentically furnished 1920s home where our 28th President moved from the White House. Lounge where Wilson would have lounged, play games the Wilson family would have played (from the 1920s, 30s and 40s) and enjoy a unique game night experience unlike anything else in DC!

Sep
6
Fri
Newly Connected. Contemporary Works by three Korean American Artists @ Korean Cultural Center
Sep 6 all-day
Newly Connected. Contemporary Works by three Korean American Artists @ Korean Cultural Center

The Korean Cultural Center Washington, D.C. proudly presents Newly Connected., a diverse group exhibition that illuminates the experience of immigrants acclimating in America through video, installation, and painting works by three contemporary artists: Namwon Choi, Kyoung eun Kang, and Kieun Kim.

Choi, Kang, and Kim each express their personal emotional transitions after emigrating, including the anxiety of life in a foreign environment, the hope and comfort that comes with adaptation, the process of forming new relationships with both people and places, and the resulting discovery of one’s newly formed identity. In a global era that often demands the coexistence of myriad different cultures, these Korean American artists each share through art their journey to establish and evolve the value of their own existence.

Namwon Choi captures the time between departure from one location and arrival in another, reinterpreting it as a space in which to discovers her identity between two cultures. She perceives herself as someone in perpetual motion who is longing to bridge the gap between the sense of affiliation and alienation. Choi creates a series of blue monochrome paintings and installation works that integrates highway scenery as a representation of the migration space itself.

Namwon Choi was born in South Korea and works in Savannah, Ga. Choi acquired her BFA and MFA in traditional Korean painting from Hongik University in Seoul, Korea in 2002, and an MFA in drawing and painting at Georgia State University in Atlanta in 2014. Her work was recently featured at the Korean Cultural Center New York, Korean Cultural Center Los Angeles, Aqua Art Miami, National MFA Wet Paint Biennial Exhibition in Chicago, and the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia in Atlanta. Her most recent solo exhibition In-Betweenness was shown at Gallery 72 in Atlanta, Open Gallery in Nashville, Tenn., and Artist Homes Gallery in Berlin, Germany. She is newly represented by Sandler Hudson Gallery in Atlant, where she will have her first solo exhibition in October, 2019. Currently Choi is professor of Foundation Studies at Savannah College of Art and Design.
Living in New York City, Kyoung eun Kang explores—and questions the meaning of—the process of forming new relationships with others and the connectedness created by transition. She has sought out an identity through such new connections and applies these attempts to develop and maintain connection in her art work. In particular, Kang strives to preserve relationships and build bonds with her family in Korea, which represents a very different time and space, through a variety of expressive formats including live performance, video, drawing, photography, and installation.

Kyoung Eun Kang was born in South Korea and works in New York City. She received her BFA and MFA in painting from Hong-ik University in Seoul and an MFA from Parsons, The New School for Design, New York, N.Y. Her solo exhibitions and projects include 1402 Seok-dong (NURTUREart, N.Y.), Every Morning and Every Evening (SOHO20’s +/- Project Space, N.Y.), Omaha Diary I (BRIC Project Room, N.Y.), Steps (HERE Arts Center, N.Y.), and Happy Birthday (A.M. Richard Fine Art Gallery Project Room, N.Y.). Her group exhibitions and performances have been featured at Queens Museum, N.Y., Socrates Sculpture Park, N.Y., A.I.R. Gallery, N.Y.; Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery in Australia, Museum of Imperial City in Beijing, China, and Seoul Musuem of Art in South Korea. She received the Grand Prize in the 8th Annual Na Hye-seok Grand Exhibition and the Special Prize at the 23rd Korea Art Grand Exhibition at the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Seoul. She is a recipient of fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts, N.Y. and BRIC Media Arts, N.Y. Kang has participated in residencies including the Elizabeth Murray Artist Residency, N.Y., I-Park Foundation, Conn., ChaNorth, N.Y., New York Art Residency and Studios (NARS) Foundation, N.Y., Lower East Side Rotating Studio Program, N.Y., Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Neb., and Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, ME.
Kieun Kim expresses through vivid multimedia installations a time of patience and anguish that has characterized her search for identity and her journey to find hope. Kim reflects her ego onto the act of becoming a young butterfly emerging from its cocoon and reinterprets this struggle of time and space visually through geometric patterns and complex installation structures. Her large-scale experimental video installation Revealuxion presents a literal ray of hope that breaks away from convention and self-restriction to express the idea of being oneself.

Kieun Kim was born in South Korea and works in New York City and Baltimore. She received her MFA in Design and Technology at Parsons School of Design New York, N.Y. Her work spans interactive art, installations, physical computing, soft circuits, vital signs, and wearable technology. She has experimented with and presented various forms of multimedia installations. Her representative project, Revealuxion, was invited to be exhibited at Artrooms Fair Roma 2019 in Rome, Italy, Superfine! Art Fair New York 2019, New York, NY, Five Continents International Film Festival (FICOCC2016) in Puerto la Cruz, Venezuela, School 33 Art Center 2018 in Maryland, Space in Art New York Gallery 2016, N.Y., Governors Island Art Fair 2016, N.Y. and World Maker Faire 2016, N.Y.

September First Friday at Artists & Makers Studios @ Artists & Makers Studios
Sep 6 all-day
September First Friday at Artists & Makers Studios @ Artists & Makers Studios

Artists & Makers Studios Parklawn Hosts
a Gorgeous Two Exhibit Opening for September
(Rockville, MD) – Artists & Makers Studios on Parklawn Drive in Rockville is thrilled to host two renowned artists in three galleries for the month of September. Master artist Robert Stark of Union Dale, Pennsylvania –who divides his time between Susquehanna Studio in Pennsylvania and Albuquerque, New Mexico has shown at The Corcoran, The Phillips Collection, and 140 world capitals through the State Department’s “Art in Embassies” program, & his work will fill two galleries at Parklawn. Rosa Inés Vera has exhibited throughout the DMV and internationally, and her work will occupy the third Parklawn Gallery. These exhibits will open for First Friday festivities on September 6th between 6pm and 9pm and will showcase artists open studios for browsing, along with musical entertainment. Visit with A&M1 and A&M2 artists at the Parklawn location this month.
“400 Days” with Robert Stark
“Inside, Outside” with Rosa Inés Vera
Opening Reception
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Friday, September 6th, 2019
Artists & Makers Studios 1
11810 Parklawn Dr., Suite 210
Rockville, MD 20852
*Gallery Talk at Parklawn with Robert Stark on First Friday at 7:30pm
*Gallery Talk for “Inside, Outside” at Parklawn with invited speaker Jorge Gastelumendi who is the Global Director of Water and Energy Policy at The Nature Conservancy, September 14th from 3-4pm
Visit A&M1 and tour these gorgeous exhibits, along with open studios and Theremin Music with Arthur Harrison, and soothing Solo Acoustic Guitar with David Ziegele in the lounge. Enjoy wine, soft drinks and light refreshments with the artists of A&M1 and A&M2 at the Parklawn location this month.
These exhibits at A&M1 Parklawn open Friday, September 6th, and continue through Wednesday, September 25th, 2019. Viewing hours are 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Tuesday-Saturday, and Sundays/Mondays by chance or appointment.
Artists & Makers Studios on Parklawn Drive in Rockville, established in October 2014 by artist and arts community builder Judith HeartSong, is a 13,000 sq. ft. facility is home to 66 resident artists. Artists & Makers Studios 2 currently located on Wilkins Avenue in Rockville is a 23,000 sq. ft. facility with 95 resident artists. A&M Studios is dedicated to providing a supportive and vibrant environment for artists to realize their creative goals – through studio practice, collaboration, education, opportunities, networking and connecting with the community beyond our doors.

Sep
8
Sun
Line of Sight: Paintings by Rebecca Coffin Anderson Ceramics by Jennifer Quie Coffin @ Waverly Street Gallery
Sep 8 – Oct 5 all-day
Line of Sight:  Paintings by Rebecca Coffin Anderson Ceramics by Jennifer Quie Coffin @ Waverly Street Gallery

Line of Sight refers to the direction in which a person must look in order to see a particular object. This conjunction of ceramic and watercolor works explores the interplay between nearness and distance, drawing out the impact of direction, and perspective on perception. Jennifer Coffin’s ceramic elements present the detail, texture, and immediacy of form experienced in entering a landscape. Rebecca Anderson’s paintings layer the effects of distance and proximity with the sense of atmosphere and space in abstracted landscapes seen from above, close to the water’s edge, through a copse of trees, or from afar.

In this joint exhibition, proximity, vantage point, and aperture transform the viewer’s experience of materials, objects, and landscapes. Coffin’s clay bodies and Anderson’s paintings are formed from foraged and found organic matter and are reconstituted as abstracted landscapes. Dimension and topography emerge from fossilized shells, mineral clay and grapevine charcoal.

Sep
16
Mon
Revels After-School Workshops (Grades 2-3) @ Washington Revels
Sep 16 @ 4:15 pm
Revels After-School Workshops (Grades 2-3) @ Washington Revels

“Hobby Horses” Workshop (Grades 2-3)

Give your child a great foundation in the arts this Fall in Washington Revels’ play-based, globally minded after-school workshops. “Revels Kids” develop an inclusive worldview by taking part in traditional songs, dances, games and stories from around the world.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:
-Play-based learning
-Traditional singing, games & movement
-Collaborative storytelling & drama
-Emphasis on World Cultures & Nature
-Scholarships & Before-Care available!

WORKSHOP DETAILS:
-Fall Dates are Mondays: 4:15-5:45 pm, Sept 16-Nov 18, 2019 (No class Sept 30)
-Fall Sharing Date TBA [The final class of each season (the “Sharing”) is a combined workshop where all students come together for a sharing of material with each other and parents.]
Tuition: $300 ($30/session, 10 sessions)

Sep
19
Thu
Capital Arts Collective @ Wilson Plaza at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Capital Arts Collective @ Wilson Plaza at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center

Join us at Capital Arts Collective, Downtown DC’s pop–up arts market. Shop the best finds by local creatives and enjoy a curated selection of items – from arts and crafts to jewelry and handmade wares, come out and support homegrown artisans!

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