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Sep
5
Sat
Friends of the Yellow Barn Studio Virtual Gallery’s Drawing & Water Media Art Exhibition @ Friends of the Yellow Barn Studio - Virtual Gallery @ Glen Echo, MD
Sep 5 – Dec 1 all-day
Friends of the Yellow Barn Studio Virtual Gallery's Drawing & Water Media Art Exhibition @ Friends of the Yellow Barn Studio - Virtual Gallery @ Glen Echo, MD |  |  |

Join us for a captivating, virtual Drawing & Water Media Art Exhibition opening online from Sept. 5 through Dec. 1 2020. Each Labor Day weekend the Friends of the Yellow Barn artist members and studio instructors exhibit their works at the Yellow Barn Gallery in Glen Echo Park, to express mark making and line quality in all styles of realism and abstraction. This year the Drawing show has expanded to include all water based media work, and will be held online on our new virtually gallery! The online show recognizes the importance of drawings skills and use of water based media in paintings. To view the show please visit our Friends website at: www.friendsoftheyellowbarnstudio.org

The media on exhibit includes: color pencil, charcoal, graphite, ink, watercolor, gouache, and mixed media. A People’s Choice prize award of $250 will be awarded to a member of the Friends, and to a Yellow Barn instructor. Viewers have a chance to vote for their favorite works online from Sept 5 through Oct.5th. The winners will be awarded and highlighted in the gallery show, through the close of the show.

For questions on the show and purchasing information on the artwork, please email Lee Ann Howdershell at: info@friendsoftheyellowbarnstudio.org

To join the Friends membership please visit: www.friendsoftheyellowbarnstudio.org/membership-registration

Sep
22
Tue
History Conversations: “Divided Nation, Divided Town: One Woman’s Experience” @ Virtual/Online
Sep 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
History Conversations: "Divided Nation, Divided Town: One Woman's Experience" @ Virtual/Online |  |  |

Stay connected from home with “History Conversations,” periodic virtual lectures from Montgomery History’s talented corps of speakers covering a wide variety of local history topics. Each lecture is livestreamed via Zoom and then posted to our website for a week.

“Divided Nation, Divided Town: One Woman’s Experience”
with Emily Correll
Tuesday, September 22 @ 2:00 p.m.

Discover Rockville abolitionist Dora Higgins and learn about her experiences during the Civil War, as told firsthand through a letter Dora wrote to her mother describing her trials as as Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart’s men came through Rockville and captured her husband. Learn how one women’s story encapsulates a small town’s divisions over slavery, serving to illustrate the larger divide in Maryland and the United States that came to a head during the war.

Visit https://montgomeryhistory.org/mhconnected/watch/ for the link to register for the Zoom session. Please note that the Zoom sessions are limited to 100 participants, so if you want to ensure your spot make sure to register in advance! If you have further questions about accessing the conversation via Zoom, please contact Matt Gagle, Director of Programs, at MGagle@MontgomeryHistory.org.

Sep
29
Tue
History Conversations: “Chevy Chase Lake Amusement Park” @ Virtual/Online
Sep 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
History Conversations: "Chevy Chase Lake Amusement Park" @ Virtual/Online |  |  |

Stay connected from home with “History Conversations,” periodic virtual lectures from Montgomery History’s talented corps of speakers covering a wide variety of local history topics. Each lecture is livestreamed via Zoom and then posted to our website for a week.

“Chevy Chase Lake Amusement Park”
with Beth Huffer
Tuesday, September 29 @ 2:00 p.m.

The Chevy Chase Lake Amusement Park, located at the end of the Connecticut Avenue streetcar line, was marketed as an exclusive destination for the “higher classes” of Washington. Join Beth Huffer, Director of the Archive and Research Center at the Chevy Chase Historical Society, as she discusses the development and history of the park, intended to attract prospective buyers for the suburban development, and the documented exclusion of Black Americans to access the park.

Visit https://montgomeryhistory.org/mhconnected/watch/ for the link to register for the Zoom session. Please note that the Zoom sessions are limited to 100 participants, so if you want to ensure your spot make sure to register in advance! If you have further questions about accessing the conversation via Zoom, please contact Matt Gagle, Director of Programs, at MGagle@MontgomeryHistory.org.

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