Thursday, September 10th at the David C. Driskell Center gallery, located at 1207 Cole Field House at the University of Maryland. Exhibition Opening Reception: 5-7PM
Collectors' Legacy, curated by Professor David C. Driskell, showcases a diverse range of media—sculpture, painting, photography, drawing, and print—from an array of prominent African American and African Diasporic artists. The exhibition features 68 works selected from a collection of more than 280 works of art from the estate of the late Sandra and Lloyd Baccus, which were donated by Sandra Baccus in 2012.
This exhibition will be on display from Friday, September 11th through Friday, November 20th, 2015.
Friday, September 11th, 6–8PM at the David C. Driskell Center gallery, located at 1207 Cole Field House at the University of Maryland.
Multimedia artist Jefferson Pinder examines 21st-century social conflicts through a break dancing performance. Working with the international b-boy crew Lionz of Zion, Pinder wrestles with the nature of violence and control. The performance unfolds contemporary uprisings and the forces that seek to control them. Dark Matter(s) is organized by the David C. Driskell Center in collaboration with The Phillips Collection in Washington, DC. The performance will be followed by a conversation with the artist.
Space is very limited. Please RSVP for this event by September 8th, 2015, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 301.314.2615. A second performance of Dark Matter(s) will take place on Saturday, September 12th, at 8PM at Dupont Circle in conjunction with The Phillips Collection. Saturday’s performance is sponsored by the CrossCurrent Foundation.
YOU'RE INVITED! SAVE THE DATE, SHARE THE NEWS AND JOIN Poet, Lawyer, Teacher, Playwright & Speaker, CeLillianne Green, author of the acclaimed poem, "Stay In Your Lane", a poetic assessment of the police stop of Sandra Bland, CeLillianne Green will be the Featured Poet presenting "Stay In Your Lane" (printed below) and more great poetry at Annie's Art Gallery, 5814 Allentown Way, Camp Springs, MD 20748, Thursday, August 20, 2015 - Family Night Poetry Open Mic 6:00 - 9:00 PM All ages welcomed. FREE
J.A.M. the Revue, the metropolitan area’s exciting song and dance revue is back with an ALL NEW production. Created by choreographer Jeremy A. McShan, J.A.M. 5th Element is a crowd-thrilling dance spectacular! The show starts its journey by paying tribute to some of music's greatest legends from the 70s and 80s, high kicking its way to the sexy songs of Broadway, and ending with an electrifying finale honoring the artists that have created some of today's greatest pop hits. These dance-floor favorites are sure leave audiences dancing in their seats! Featuring the J-Mac's, the show's beautiful and talented dancers, and some of DC’s best singers. This 75 minute production, suitable for all ages, is sure to razzle dazzle!
Friday, September 18 at 8pm Saturday, September 19 at 8pm Tickets: $20 online, $5 door
Maryland Opera Studio, UMD Jazz Professors, rogue collective, Happenstance Theater, Corner Store Jazz Quintet, Paige Hernandez, Baye Harrell, Akua Allrich, Riley Bartlebaugh, Mariel Berlin-Fischler, Natalie Ann Piegari, Jenna Duncan, Delta Chi Xi Dance Fraternity, Maryland Community Band, Baakari Wilder, Flashband, Split This Rock, Betty Skeen, District5, Troker, Phonic Wrinkle, Christylez Bacon & Cissa Paz, Wayne Horvitz, TEMPO, Be Steadwell, Reggie Watts with opening act Elie Rizk, Bowery Boy Blue, invoke String Quartet, Terrapin Beats Society, Shared_Studios: Portals, Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library Sale, Make Art, Not War, Imagine Art House, Soul & Ink, Robin Frohardt: Dumpster Monster, Addi Somekh: New Balloon Art, Chalk Art with Chalk Riot, Prop and Costume Sale, food & beverage from Buffalo & Bergen DC
Our annual multi-arts festival kicks off each season to, in part, welcome back students to campus. The Clarice invites University of Maryland students, alumni and our local community to join us for four days of participatory and surprising artful experiences that reach beyond traditional performance. Most events are free. All events are freeing. We look forward to seeing you at NextNOW Fest 2015!
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.
The Brentwood Arts Exchange is presenting a professional development excursion for emerging craft artists that will promote creativity and entrepreneurship through a day of site visits. This one-day excursion will illuminate important factors behind the business of making and selling quality crafts, followed two months later by a presentation of participants' works in a Craft Store Front Window Feature. This program will recruit approximately 15 emerging craft artists from the DC Metro Area and charter a small bus that will tour two locations, each focusing on a different aspect of making, marketing, and selling fine crafts.
The Jackson Family Art Show would like to wish you a safe and fun Summer! We have quite a few classes and exhibitions to add exciting and enriching art programming to your calendar. All Classes listed are FREE and open to the public!
South Bowie Branch Library. "Masterpieces in the Making". July 25th - 12:00-2:00. August 8th - 12:00-2:00.
"South Bowie Comic Con". August 11th - 6:00-8:00.
South Bowie Branch Library 15301 Hall Rd, Bowie, MD 20721 (301) 850-0475
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.
The Hurston/Wright Legacy Awards annually honor published works of fiction, nonfiction and poetry by Black writers published in the previous year. Recognized as a singular award from the Black writing community to its peers, the Legacy Awards each year recognizes members of the national and international Black writing community....
The Association of African American Museums (AAAM) celebrates its 37th annual conference August 4-7, 2015 at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee. The National Civil Rights Museum is the host institution.
National arts and culture leaders from museums across the country attend the conference every year. The projected attendance for this year’s conference is 350-400 individuals.
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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 .....
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.
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.
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.
OUR CREATIVITY IS NOT PASSIVE BUT PURPOSED FOR TRANSFORMATION….
Executive Director - Prince George’s Arts and Humanities Council