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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:

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:

To join the Friends membership please visit:

Go Green Design Challenge @ KID Museum
Oct 24 – Oct 25 all-day
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What can you design to make your home more sustainable? Put your imagination and design skills to the test in this free, family design challenge brought to you by KID Museum and Pepco.

Use common household materials to come up with a prototype of an environmental-friendly invention that would make your home more sustainable. Your idea might involve the creative re-design of an existing item, like a more efficient window or appliance, or something entirely new.

Join us Saturday morning, October 24 beginning at 10:00am for the virtual kick-off, where you’ll receive a rundown of the challenge guidelines, as well as a behind-the-scenes look at the Pepco WaterShed Sustainability Center. Then put your imagination and your design skills to work!

Not sure where to get started? Our maker educators will share a few, basic skill-building videos to help you out.

–Spend as much time as you like designing your invention
–Submitted inventions will be featured in a virtual Design Showcase
–All official entries will also be automatically entered into a prize raffle

Advance registration recommended but not required. See website for more details.

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