Egungun Masquerade Ensemble, Gloria Kirk


Saturday, July 21st, 2018, From 1 pm until 4 pm

Artists & Makers Studios 1 and 2 Present
Four Exhibits at Two Locations for the Month of July

(Rockville, MD) – Artists & Makers Studios on Parklawn Drive and Wilkins Avenue in Rockville are celebrating summer at two locations with four exhibits, featuring Black Artists of DC, Schroeder Cherry, AnaMarie Paredes, and Christopher John Hoppe in the galleries of both studio centers. These four exhibits will open First Friday festivities between 6-9pm on July 6th, and will showcase resident artists’ open studios for browsing as well.

“Show me what you’re working with 2” BADC

Artists & Makers Studios 1
11810 Parklawn Dr., Suite 210
Rockville, MD 20852

Artists & Makers Studios 1 on Parklawn features exhibits with Black Artists of DC from the flagship location on Parklawn with free parking.

Exhibits open Friday, July 6th, and continue through Wednesday, July 25th, 2018.  Viewing hours coincide with office hours and are 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Tuesday-Saturday, and Sundays/Mondays by chance or appointment.

Artists & Makers Studios on Parklawn Drive in Rockville, established in October 2014 by artist and arts community builder Judith HeartSong, is a 13,000 sq. ft. facility is now home to 66 resident artists. Artists & Makers Studios 2 on Wilkins Avenue in Rockville is a 23,000 sq. ft. facility with 95 resident artists and more to come. A&M Studios is dedicated to providing a supportive and vibrant environment for artists to realize their creative goals – through studio practice, collaboration, education, opportunities, networking and connecting with the community beyond our doors.

Artists and Makers Studios Press Release JULY 2018

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BADC meets the third Sunday of each month, meetings usually will be at the Riggs Lamont Neighborhood Library at 1:30 PM Our next Meeting is scheduled for Sunday, September 16th, 2018  We do not have meetings in July and August. Please keep checking our WEB Site for any changes in the schedule.  The address of the library is 5401 South Dakota Ave., NE, Washington, DC

The meeting will start promptly at 1:30 PM. Additionally, members are encouraged to bring food that is prepackaged. For food safety reasons, we can only bring food that is prepackaged in a store. This includes prepackaged sandwiches, cookies, drinks etc.

BADC In My Mind’s Eye

BADC & Pepco Edison Place Art Gallery
In My Minds Eye

Closing Reception and Artists Talk February 28th, 2018 5 pm until 7 pm

Pepco Edison Place Art Gallery, 702 8th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20068 (map)

Exhibition runs from February 1st through February 28th, 2018,  Operating hours are Tuesday thru Friday 12 Noon until 4 pm

Portraits of Who We are: Elements That Define Us

This exhibit includes many present and past members of BADC
now thru May 26th, 2018  Click here to see details of the exhibition


Congratulations to Brinille Ellis for her assignment to Tanzania

*NEW! (Posted 11/12/2017) Our Brinille Eliis has entered East African Art Biennial and has several works in this exhibition.  Read her email to BADC here

**Check out our new feature on the right side of the page.  We have added a calendar which list local Events, seminars, and classes.  Go to the Metro DC News and Events page to view more information about the event.  BADC is always striving to make your experience better and more helpful.

ATTEND Upcoming Events and ongoing Exhibition with BADC Artists



Congratulations to our own Claudia Aziza Gibson-Hunter, First Place at the Hill Center


NEW! (Posted 6/29/2017) Claudia Aziza Gibson-Hunter won FIRST PLACE at the Hill Center Galleries Regional Juried Exhibition.  There were 120 artists.; VIEW MORE INFO

Congratulations to our own TH Gomillion on second place at the Penn Relays


BADC thanks all of you for your support for a successful Exhibition.  Now that the exhibition is completed our participating artists want to take time to thank the principles who helped make this a successful event.  Many thanks to Daniel Brooking, Russell Simmons, Nano Smith, and the other members of BADC that helped with this Exhibition.  BADC also wants to give a big thank you to all the supported this exhibit with your interest, attendance, and purchases.

We also have catalogs on sale.  (Click here for catalog Sales Page)