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EVENTS


BADC MONTHLY MEETING

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.

Egungun Masquerade Ensemble, Gloria Kirk

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
“Painted Stories on Wood” Schroeder Cherry
“Folded” AnaMarie Paredes
“Picking Flowers” Christopher John Hoppe

Opening Reception
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Friday, July 6th, 2018

Artists & Makers Studios 1
11810 Parklawn Dr., Suite 210
Rockville, MD 20852
and
Artists & Makers Studios 2
12276/12280 Wilkins Avenue
Rockville, MD 20852

Artists & Makers Studios 1 on Parklawn features exhibits with Black Artists of DC, and Schroeder Cherry, along with Theremin music by Arthur Harrison as well as resident artists’ open studios. Additionally A&M2 on Wilkins is proud to present the work of AnaMarie Paredes and Christopher John Hoppe, as well as an exhibit with the 21 member artists in Gallery 209, the Montgomery County Camera Club’s exhibit “Nature’s Beauty”, and resident artists’ open studios – all just 9/10’s of a mile from the flagship location on Parklawn with free parking at both locations and the best parties in town.

These exhibits at both locations 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


NEW! (Posted 5/17/2018) CURTIS WOODY: A SKETCH OF SLAVERY IN THE DISTRICT, Dumbarton Campus, Artist Talk June 2nd, 2018, Exhibition May 2 – August 31, 2018; VIEW MORE INFO


 

NEW! (Posted 6/12/2018) The Art of Burning Man, Renwick Gallery, now thru 1/30/2019; VIEW MORE INFO


(Posted 10/31/2017) NMWA welcomed 465 women artists today for a historic group photo! The D.C., Maryland, & Virginia-based artists formed the largest gathering of women artists ever organized for a photo in the region; VIEW MORE INFO


Washington Project for the Arts – Artist Compensation

(Posted 8/7/2017) WPA, WE PAY ARTIST; VIEW MORE INFO


 Metro DC NEWS

  • NEW! (Posted 7/10/2018) VCCA AWARDS ALONZO DAVIS FELLOWSHIPS; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 7/10/2018) BASEL AND BEYOND OVERDUE RECOGNITION OF AFRICAN AMERICAN ARTISTS AT HOME IS GENERATING UNPRECEDENTED CURATORIAL AND COLLECTOR INTEREST THROUGHOUT EUROPE; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 7/10/2018) MEET THEASTER GATES; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 7/8/2018) PERROTIN PARIS OPENS AN EXHIBITION DEDICATED TO THE ALOALO OF EFIAIMBELO AND HIS DISCIPLES; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 7/8/2018) FOR FAITH RINGGOLD THE AMERICAN FLAG HAS ALWAYS BEEN A POTENT AND POWERFUL SYMBOL; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 7/8/2018) BLUM POE GALLERY NOW REPRESENTS TONY LEWIS; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 6/30/2018) SWIZZ BEATZ AND ALICIA KEYS LAUNCH NEW ART GRANT, GIVING 20 ARTIST’S $5,000 EACH; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 6/30/2018) WHY HAVE THERE BEEN NO GREAT BLACK ART DEALERS; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 6/19/2018) TARGETED IN THE USA BY ALONZO DAVIS available at Kayo Gallery: 111 South Patrick Street, Alexandria, VA; (Video) VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 6/15/2018) MONA LISA BABY BEYONCE AND JAY Z TAKE OVER THE LOUVRE IN NEW VIDEO; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/12/2018) KUNSTMUSEUM BASEL OPENS SAM GILLIAM’S FIRST INSTITUTIONAL SOLO EXHIBITION IN EUROPE; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/12/2018) IS SHOWING YOUR ART IN A CO-OP GALLERY WORTHWHILE?; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/12/2018) SHOULD ARTISTS SHOW THEIR ART IN VANITY GALLERIES; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/12/2018) LACMA AND ARIZONA STATE JOIN FORCES TO HELP CURATORS OF COLOR; VIEW MORE INFO
  •  (Posted 11/20/2017) Amy Sherald on Her “Gentle Presentation of Black Identity” and More; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/30/2018) BETYE SAAR, 89, GETS LONG AWAITED EXHIBITION; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) HOW GALLERIES SELECT ARTISTS; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2018) The Art Gallery Is Dead Long Live The Art Gallery; VIEW MORE INFO
  •  CURATOR’S CHOICE: 12 ART WORLD LUMINARIES TO FOLLOW ON INSTAGRAM (Posted 3/23/2018) ; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 2/15/2018) SPRING OPENINGS: 28 NEW EXHIBITIONS FEATURE BLACK ARTISTS; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 2/15/2018) FIVE ARTS PROFESSIONALS OFFER PERSPECTIVES ON OFFICIAL OBAMA PORTRAITS; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 2/9/2018) SOUL OF A NATION MAKES US DEBUT; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 11/15/2017) One of our past members has just won the Joan Mitchell Fondation Award BADC Grad Ark; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 11/12/2017) Frist Center for the Visual Arts opens a dynamic survey of Nick Cave’s practice; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 11/7/2017) MOMA Acquires Monumental Sculpture By Barbara Chase Riboud; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 11/7/2017) Aperture to honor Kwame Brathwaite, Zackary Drucker, Inez & Vinoodh; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 11/5/2017) So Much Art, So Little Time | Our Recent Travels to Washington D.C. and Virginia; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 11/5/2017) Smithsonian Curator Talks Barack and Michelle Obama’s Official Portrait Selection; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 11/4/2017) International Forum: Artists of Conscience featuring Sanford Biggers and Fatimah Asghar; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 10/24/2017) AMY SHERALD, Artist Interviewed by Erin Christvale, Asst Curator of Hammer Museum; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 9/19/2017) On a Mission: Pamela Joyner’s Activist Art Show Arrives in New Orleans; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 9/19/2017) TEACHING CHILDREN TO APPRECIATE ART; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 9/18/2017) Solange: Certain Art Institutions Imply That ‘As a Black Artist You Should Just Be Happy to Be There’; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 9/13/2017) SOUL OF A NATION REVIEW-THE EXTRORDINARY ART OF THE BLACK POWER ERA; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 9/13/2017) IN THE GALLERIES: DARK HUES THAT PAINT UNSETTLING PORTENTS; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 8/31/2017) IS CREATING ART HARD WORK?; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 8/31/2017) Art’s role: Black Lives Matter’s protest alternative; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 8/31/2017) Mural in Northeast DC Honors Workers Who Built Lincoln Memorial; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 8/15/2017) Congratulations to Ronald Jackson on the recent installation of
    “Hercules and Old Doll” at Farmers & Distillers in Washington, D.C.!; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 7/1/2017) ART LIFE/ LIFE ART with Michael Platt and others; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 7/7/2017) On Rust: Roundtable Discussion #1; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 7/1/2017) Expanding the Role of the Artist Theaster Gates; VIEW MORE INFO