Metro DC News and Events.  This lists the news for the local area and events in the local area.  The events are listed first by the end date of the event.  These will be added before the event starts and deleted when the event is over.  The news items will remain as long as they are relevant and will be remove after one year.  An archive of the News items will be kept separately.  The designation NEW! will remain on an item line for 30 days and each line has the date thee event or article was posted.

EVENTS

BADC MONTHLY MEETING

Please join us for our First monthly meeting after our summer recess.  Help us develop our 2017-18 plans for our organization.  We need your input and assistance.

The next meeting of BADC will be Sunday, September 24th, 2017. The meeting will be held at the Lamond Riggs library, located at 5401 South Dakota Ave., NE, Washington DC 20011 (map). The time of the meeting is from 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM. The location can also be reached by Metro: Fort Totten Metro stop on the Red and Green/Yellow lines, a 2 block walk.

The meeting is on the second floor of the library and 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.


BLACK ARTIST OF TODAY: REINVENTING TOMORROW

NEW! (Posted 9/13/2017) BLACK ARTISTS OF TODAY: REIVENTING TOMORROW, Meet the Artists Reception September 20th, 2017, 5 unitl 8 pm, Sculpture Space, 1111 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC, exhibition September 12th, 2017 thru January 6th, 2018; VIEW MORE INFO


NEW! (Posted 9/18/2017) HYATTSVILLE FESTIVAL, Join one of our own at this event, TH Gomillion; September 25th, 2017 VIEW MORE INFO


RESIST

NEW! (Posted 9/18/2017) RESIST, Zenith Gallery 1429 Iris Street NW, Washington, DC, Now thru September 30th, 2017, Various Bus Boy and Poet Locations, Now thru October 15th, 2017 Sculpture


NEW! (Posted 9/18/2017) COURAGE ON CANVAS, Art Exhibition and Fund Raising Event. October 5th, 2017, Pepco Edison Place Gallery; VIEW MORE INFO


NEW! (Posted 9/18/2017) NOTHING BUT A MAN, film Screening and Discussion, October 10th. 2017, Galerie Myrtis; VIEW MORE INFO


NEW! (Posted 9/18/2017) HOME + DISCORDANCE = US, at New York University – Washington, DC, Exhibition September 15th thru October 14th, 2017; VIEW MORE INFO


GLORIA KIRK URGES THE ART COMMUNITY TO SUPPORT ART ENABLES

NEW! (Posted 8/31/2017) Our own Gloria Kirk urges you to participate in this event for Art Enables.

Art Enables is an organization very dear to me.  It exists to provide professional artists with disabilities a space, materials, opportunity and income.  I have made forever friends there.  Google Art Enables and watch a video.

We will celebrate their 15-year anniversary on Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm at their studio and gallery, 2204 Rhode Island Avenue, NE.  Only 200 tickets will be available for this affair; VIEW MORE INFO, WEB SITE


NEW! (Posted 8/31/2017) From our friend Alonzo Davis, A request to help fund an Installation “Reflections on Current Social Injustice Issues“, Help fund this project, September 1st thru October 15th, 2017, at the Hatchfund.org; More info to come


NEW! (Posted 8/31/2017) THE LAST TEN YEARS: IN FOCUS, Opening Reception September 7th, 5 pm thru 7 pm, September 7th thru November 17th, 2017; VIEW MORE INFO


 

NEW! (posted 8/15/2017) 32nd Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards, Thursday, September 14th, 2017, The Lincoln Theatre; VIEW MORE INFO


NEW! (Posted 8/31/2017) THE JOY AND PAIN OF COLLECTING ART, Reginald F. Lewis Museum, Baltimore, MD September 16th, 1 pm until 3 pm; VIEW MORE INFO


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

Closing Reception

NEW! (Posted 8/31/2017) Closing Reception for Hill Center Galleries Regional Juried Exhibition, where BADC’s own Claudia Aziza Gibson-Hunter won FIRST PLACE, September 19th, 2017 at the Hill Center Gallery; RECEPTION INFO.; VIEW MORE INFO


NEW! (Posted 8/25/2017) “GLOW” PHOTO SERIES EXHIBITION, Celebrating Black and Brown Girl Magic, Opening Reception, September 1st, 2017, at Wicked Bloom Social Club, 1540 North Capitol, NW, Washington, DC


NEW! (Posted 8/15/2017) BLACK MAGIC: AFROPASTS/AFROFUTURES, Opening Reception Saturday, August 19th, 2017, 5 thru 8 pm, Honfleur Gallery, exhibition 8/19 thru 10/7/2017; VIEW MORE INFO


NEW! (Posted 9/13/2017) 2017 CALLALOO CONFERENCE, October 11th thru October 14th, 2017 (registration required), Georgetown University, Georgetown College; VIEW MORE INFO


NEW! (Posted 8/31/2017) ART ON THE AVENUE, an Art and Music Festival, Del Ray Neighborhood of Alexandria, VA, 8:30 AM thru 6 PM; VIEW MORE INFO


 BLACK MAN IN A BLACK WORLD

NEW! (Posted 8/7/2017) Black Man in a Black World, Opening Reception: Saturday, September 2, 2017, 4:00-6:00 pm., Exhibition Dates: September 2 – November 18, 2017; VIEW MORE INFO


 

 

Washington Project for the Arts – Artist Compensation

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


 Metro DC NEWS

  • NEW! (Posted 9/19/2017) TEACHING CHILDREN TO APPRECIATE ART; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (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
  • NEW! (Posted 9/13/2017) SOUL OF A NATION REVIEW-THE EXTRORDINARY ART OF THE BLACK POWER ERA; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 9/13/2017) IN THE GALLERIES: DARK HUES THAT PAINT UNSETTLING PORTENTS; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 8/31/2017) IS CREATING ART HARD WORK?; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 8/31/2017) Art’s role: Black Lives Matter’s protest alternative; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (Posted 8/31/2017) Mural in Northeast DC Honors Workers Who Built Lincoln Memorial; VIEW MORE INFO
  • NEW! (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
  • (Posted 5/18/2017) Souls Grown Deep expands the canon of US art; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 7/1/2017) ~The chalk man is back !!! Remember, these pictures are all done on a “FLAT SURFACE”.  This guy continues to amaze people with his sidewalk 3D chalk drawings.; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 5/18/2017) ART21 Launches ‘Summer of Shorts’ Featuring New Film About Why Chicago Artist Theaster Gates Collects; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 6/8/2017) Noose found outside Hirshhorn museum; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 5/6/2017)  Congress Gives the Arts a Funding Boost; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 5/6/2017)  Turning Trash into Art; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 5/4/2017)  The Guggenheim’s Made Over 200 Art Books Free to Download; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 5/23/2017)  For World Book Day, 5 New Volumes Featuring African American Artists; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/28/2017)  Sarah Elizabeth Lewis: Watch Creativity & Social Justice [Video]; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/28/2017)  Barkley L. Hendricks, 1945-2017; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/22/2017)  Washington Renaissance: 8 Distinguished Artists Reflect and Connect in Wide-Ranging Discussion of African American Art in 20th Century Washington; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/22/2017)  Auction Results: New Records Set for Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Henry Taylor, and Alma Thomas, Compelling Works by El Anatsui Among Many Others by Black Artists Sold Too; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/22/2017)  Once homeless street artist, ‘Painterman,’ scores show in DC; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/22/2017)  How British-Ghanaian Artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye Portrays Black Lives in Her Paintings; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/22/2017)  FANTASTIC ARRAY OF PODCASTS WITH ARTISTS, COLLECTORS , ART HISTORIANS AND MORE; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/22/2017)  Creator of Emmett Till ‘Open Casket’ at Whitney Responds to Backlash; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/22/2017)  Jeff Donaldson’s Celebration of an Alternative History; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/22/2017)  Romare Bearden’s Fevered Dream; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/22/2017)  Looking for Black Art in Baltimore Conversations With Joyce J. Scott & Theresa Chromati ; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/22/2017)  Kerry James Marshall’s paintings insist on black self-representation; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/22/2017)  Jean Michel Basquiat ‘Shooting Star’ (Video); VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/22/2017) The Power of Art – Mark Rothko (Video); VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/22/2017) Why is that important? Looking at Jackson Pollock (Video); VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/22/2017) Jackson Pollock documentary (Video); VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2017) Original Fine Art: Buying Art from An Artist; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2017) Our Own Januawa Moja…check her out; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2017) Meet Latoya Hobbs Printmaker; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2017) Statement On The National Endowment for the Arts; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2017) Sam Vernon, a 29-year-old artist whose work has been featured at the Brooklyn Museum, uses her multidisciplinary art to confront questions about racial bias; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2017) Deana Haggag Named President and CEO of United States Artists; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2107) CHESTER HIGGINS AT SANKOFA: Photograper, creator of Iconic Images of Black Folk; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2017) Drawing in a Time of Fear & Lies; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/13/2017) 17 ARTISTS (+2) TO WATCH IN 2017; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/12/2017) ArtTable to Honor Lowery Stokes Sims and Lauren Cornell With Distinguished Service and New Leadership Awards; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 4/12/2017) Artist Creates World’s Pinkest Pink, Makes It Available to Everyone but One Person; VIEW MORE INFO
  • (Posted 3/12/2017) Black Women in the Art World, Taking Stock on International Women’s Day; VIEW MORE INFO