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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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    CALL FOR ARTISTS: Fall 2016 Exhibit

    Fall 2016 Exhibit: Duration: October 12- Friday January 20 “Through Their Eyes- Art, Education, and Influence: Creative Expressions Inspired by Prince George’s County CVPA Alumni” showcases the work of select alumni of the visual arts programs at Suitland High School and Northwestern High School. We are seeking art works and other narrative expressions inspired by curricula, teachers, pedagogical approaches, peer interactions, overall CVPA program experiences, and the schools themselves.

    This call is open to: All artists who are aged 18 years or older. Of African origin/descent Attended or graduated from the Center for Visual & Performing Arts at either Suitland High School or Northwestern High School

    Submission Deadline: August 31

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    CALL FOR ARTISTS: Riverdale Park Public Art Initiative RFP

    This RFP seeks five (5) sculptures of various styles and sizes to display for a one year-long placement, at pre-determined, publicly-accessible sites within the Town of Riverdale Park. As part of The Town’s plan to create an engaging, publically accessible outdoor sculpture gallery across its many neighborhoods, we seek site-appropriate sculptural work fitting of each chosen location. All sites have an installed concrete footer/pad, specifically designed to accommodate a range of sizes of work and a variety of bases.

    Deadline to apply is Friday, September 23rd, 2016

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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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    First Fridays with ACAS (Adinkra Cultural Arts Studio): August 5 from 4-7 pm

    August 5th (Rain date: August 12th), 4-7 pm Activities and Attractions: Live performance by Got My Own Sound Band, Dance Workshop, Food trucks, and more. PGAAMCC – 4519 Rhode Island Avenue North Brentwood, MD 20722 Age Group: All Ages!

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    Celebrating Women in the Arts & Business: September 17

    Please join us for a special event, “Celebrating Women in the Arts & Business” on the grounds of historic Marietta House Museum, Saturday, September 17, 11am - 6pm. $5/person

    Celebrate women of many talents—artists and entrepreneurs. Shop from female-owned food, wine, and craft vendors. View artists’ demonstrations, and enjoy readings, plays, musicians, dancers, and more. All ages welcome. Enjoy a day of fun, creativity, and artistic vision.

    Marietta is the 1813 home of Judge Gabriel Duvall, a Supreme Court Justice and Comptroller of the Treasury. Marietta stands on terraced, landscaped grounds with two contemporary outbuildings: a brick law office and a stone and brick root cellar/harness storage room. The grounds boast four County Champion trees and lovely old boxwood. The family graveyard has been relocated to these serene surroundings.

    Marietta is located at 5626 Bell Station Road, Glenn Dale, MD 20769 and is a property of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission.

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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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    Commissioned Artist Blessing Hancock Sculpture Unveiled at Ribbon Cutting for the Fort Washington District VII Police Station

    Fort Washington, MD - Today, the ribbon cutting for the District VII Police Station unveils Accolades, an illuminated sculpture by artist Blessing Hancock of Tucson, AZ. The metal geometrical installation was commissioned by the Prince George's County Art in Public Places (AIPP) program through the Office of Central Services and managed by the Prince George's Arts and Humanities Council.

    The title Accolades refers to a special honor or an acknowledgement of merit. Accolades reflects the spirit and protective presence of the police service and becomes an iconic land mark in the community. Composed of two distinct shield forms resembling wings invite you to pass through it serving as a gateway and visual screen.

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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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OUR CREATIVITY IS NOT PASSIVE BUT PURPOSED FOR TRANSFORMATION….


Rhonda Dallas

Executive Director - Prince George’s Arts and Humanities Council

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