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    “Through Their Eyes” Exhibition Intergenerational Panel Discussion: October 12 – January 31

    Former Prince George’s County Public School (PGCPS) students are making a name for themselves in the world of art. The Prince George’s Arts and Humanities Council and the Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center will celebrate their accomplishments in an exhibition entitled “Through Their Eyes – Art, Education, and Influence: Creative Expressions Inspired by Prince George’s County CVPA Alumni”.

    The featured artists are graduates of PGCPS Center for Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) Programs at Suitland and Northwestern High Schools. They are: Allan Cole, Angie Kline, Carlos Edmunds, Keith ‘Baker’s Son’ Magruder, Malcolm A. Davis, Quinci Baker, Richard Rogers, Rush Baker, Sam ‘Substantial’ Robinson, and Sydney Vernon. Their art will be on display October 12, 2016 – January 31, 2017.

    “Through Their Eyes” showcases the achievements of some of PGCPS’s brightest artistic talents while showing the integral role arts play in the learning process. These young artists were inspired by curricula, teachers, pedagogical approaches, and peer interactions that are all part of the CVPA Program.

    4519 Rhode Island Avenue, North Brentwood, MD 20722 All events are free and open to the public.

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    White House Proclamation on the Arts: celebrating October as National Arts and Humanities Month

    Please join us in celebrating October as National Arts and Humanities Month. President Obama has already kicked things off by issuing an official White House Proclamation that articulates the importance of the arts and culture in our history and in our future. Here’s how you can promote the arts and culture:

    Share the President’s proclamation on your social media pages with the following link: http://bit.ly/2dH42wn and get your friends to join the Arts Action Fund for FREE by going to http://bit.ly/2dFFIsf.

    Use this sample tweet: ".@POTUS proclaimed Oct Nat'l Arts & Humanities Month http://bit.ly/2dH42wn. Celebrate @ArtsActionFund for FREE http://bit.ly/2dFFIsf."

    #ShowYourArt – take a picture of something that you created or just love. Don’t forget to tag @ArtsActionFund so we can retweet!

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    The Clarice 2016–2017 Season Tickets On Sale Now

    Ambitious. Diverse. Transcendent. Cutting-Edge. Tickets are on sale now, and you won’t want to miss your chance to be a part of our powerful new season! It’s a season filled with fresh takes on the classics you love (The Importance of Being Earnest, Songs of Lear, The Orpheus Adventure) as well as long-standing Clarice audience favorites (Kaleidoscope of Bands, Winter Big Band Showcase). You’ll also experience transcendent rhythms from cultures that span the globe (Strings from Around the World, Quinteto Latino, The Amish Project) and as always, the best cutting-edge work from emerging artists — including University of Maryland students. For the best deal on tickets and VIP perks like free parking and complimentary ticket exchanges, you’ll want to become a NextLEVEL subscriber. Hope to see you at The Clarice soon!

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    The Runaways: DK Filmworks

    This film is being shot in Prince George's County. Take a look at some of their Behind The Scenes Footage from The Runaways Trailer. The Runaways, the next short film from DK Filmworks, shooting in 2016.

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    Prince George’s Arts and Humanities Council Receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant

    Hyattsville, MD— The Prince George’s Arts & Humanities Council (PGAHC) has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to support Innovative Learners 21, an arts integration curriculum development project supporting community connected arts education advancement and action research models. The NEA is the federal agency that supports and funds the arts to give all Americans the opportunity to experience creativity and participate in the arts. NEA programs and funding support thousands of activities in communities large and small across the country, including about 30,000 performances and 3,000 exhibitions annually. Innovative Learners 21 will use six school models identified in Prince George’s County, that have been selected because of their arts community connections and evidence of a school environment that is arts-focused in teacher instructional strategies to improve academic performance.

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    FY2017 Grants For Organizations

    The Maryland State Arts Council's FY2017 Grants for Organizations (GFO) program provides unrestricted operating support to arts organizations and arts programs through grant awards. Join GFO program staff for Info Sessions and a Q&A Session to learn more about the program. Please watch our INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO on YouTube: https://youtu.be/RV10wBEu10o

    GFO INFORMATIONAL SESSIONS are scheduled across Maryland and provide a description of the GFO program and assistance in preparing applications.Take note of these deadlines for activities taking place in FY2017 (July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2017) and join the GFO Program Staff at an Info Session near you.

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    Joe's + The Clarice announce NextLOOK 2016 Season

    Joe's is thrilled to be partnering again with The Clarice for the second season of NextLOOK, a series specially designed for artists whose works are in the research and development phase. Regionally-based artists are given time, space and dollars to develop new work, in addition to having opportunities to deepen audience interaction and involvement through previews, workshops and feedback sessions. This year, over 50 artists applied to be part of NextLOOK. A panel of community members and artists chose five for the 2015-2016 season.

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    Announcing the UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies’ 2015-2016 season

    Tickets on sale June 2, 2015. The UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies’ 2015-2016 season carries forward its commitment to using art as a catalyst for dialogue and understanding about today’s pressing societal topics.

    Including work by Molière and Shakespeare as well as a new play from the Big Ten Theatre Consortium by playwright Kristen Greenidge, the season culminates with New Visions/New Voices, a collaboration with The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. TDPS will host a series of readings of .....

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Mission

An independent non-profit organization designated by the Prince George’s County government to coordinate financial support and advocacy for the arts and humanities through grants, programming and creative partnerships among business, education, government and residents.


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Vision

The Prince George’s Arts and Humanities Council (PGAHC) seeks to create a world-class cultural environment where diverse high quality arts and humanities programs are available for all Prince George’’s County residents and visitors.


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Values

The Prince George’s Arts and Humanities Council promotes artistic achievement and creative expression in all its forms. PGAHC supports life-long learning through the arts and humanities, particularly in arts education to young people.


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Rhonda Dallas

Executive Director - Prince George’s Arts and Humanities Council

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