No Kings Collective, in partnership with Collection 14, presents UMBRELLA. Taking over an entire city block along the 14th St corridor, UMBRELLA will be a three day pop-up with multiple galleries, art installations, and site-specific projects. Activating the former Martha’s Table, Outfitters, and Smuckers Farms locations on 14th St, UMBRELLA will feature curation and art by Kelly Towles, Naturel, Maggie O’Neill, Monochrome Collective, Washington Project for the Arts (WPA), Mark Kelner, Fabiola Delgado, PAKKE, Rock Creek Social Club, District Dodger, and JAB.
With art by Anne Marchand, Carlotta Hester, Dominique Fierro, Violetta Markelou, Ashley Williams, Emma Mcalary, Mary Cobb, Tina Lassiter, Lindsey Brittain, Christy Schlesinger, Meg Biram, Justine Swindell and many others. Stay tuned.
UMBRELLA | April 12th - 14th
Opening Reception April 12th | 5p-12a
2114 14th st NW
Washington DC, 20009
Free and open to the public
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Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Friday, February 01, 2019
February 8 - March 23, 2019
MEET THE ARTISTS RECEPTIONS:
Friday, February 8, 5-8 pm & Saturday, February 9, 3-6 pm
1429 Iris Street NW, Washington DC 20012
LOVE IN ALL MEDIUMS, our last in a series of anniversary exhibitions, concludes the commemoration of our 40th Anniversary year. Giving a nice twist to a lovely year for the gallery, yet a difficult one for humanity, we have put together a show about love, kindness, and the important things in life. We will show new works by many of our gallery artists.
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
La Maison Française at the French Embassy Hosts DC Debut of ‘Night of Ideas,’ Featuring Keynote Speaker Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
Note: The Night of Ideas, originally scheduled at the Hirshhorn Museum, has been moved to La Maison Française due to the government shutdown.
The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden will partner with the French Embassy and the Judy and Peter Blum-Kovler Foundation to present the first Washington, D.C., edition of the Night of Ideas, a global marathon of ideas that will activate La Maison Française with talks and performances by today’s leading thinkers and creators, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, 6:30 p.m.–12 midnight. For one night only, guests will have the unique opportunity to hear from over 70 philosophers, sociologists, economists, musicians, artists and authors from the Washington, D.C., area and around the world.
“Facing Our Time” through a diverse range of topics, including civil rights, digital privacy, art and advocacy, economics, feminist philosophy, art history and more. A keynote address will be delivered by renowned Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, whose internationally acclaimed books, including Purple Hibiscus (2003), Half of a Yellow Sun (2006), Americanah (2013), We Should All Be Feminists (2014) and most recently, Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions (2017), have been credited for starting a worldwide conversation about feminism.
“The Night of Ideas is a one-of-a-kind worldwide event, a global ‘marathon’ of ideas,” said French Ambassador Gérard Araud. “For this first edition in Washington, D.C., we have gathered an exceptional group of thinkers, musicians, performers and artists to forge links and provoke ideas that will resonate throughout the night.”
Participants will enjoy thought-provoking insights from luminaries including art critic, curator and Marcel Duchamp expert Bernard Marcadé; French philosopher Manon Garcia; artificial intelligence specialist Eric Gaussier; Senegalese economist and writer Felwine Sarr; author and national correspondent for The Atlantic Franklin Foer; privacy and public policy expert Dipayan Ghosh; the George Washington University Debate & Literary Society; and Smithsonian Year of Music co-curator Huib Schippers.
Dynamic performances from French visual artist Frédéric Nauczyciel and American voguing performer Marquis Revlon’s Marching Band Baltimore Project will punctuate the beginning and end of the event. The night will also include an interactive poetry performance by Les Souffleurs commandos poétiques, an instrumental interpretation of paintings into music by violinist David Schulman and a spoken word presentation by poet Charity Blackwell. Guests will also enjoy pop-up art activations and in-gallery DJ performances throughout the night.
This presentation of the Night of Ideas will also feature: Raphaël Liogier (philosopher and sociologist), Fabien Truong (sociologist), Anastasia Colosimo (political scientist), David Levaï (environment expert), Jessica Mehta (poet), Ada Pinkston (artist) and Halcyon Arts Lab fellows Kristin Adair, Kelli Rae Adams, Jessica Mehta, Tariq O’Meally, Ada Pinkston, Althea Rao and Naoko Wowsugi.
The event is free and open to the public. *Registration required.
While all tickets for the event have been reserved, we encourage everyone to join the waitlist, which can be accessed at www.nightofideasdc.com.
Food and refreshments will be available for purchase throughout the evening thanks to Le Café Descartes.
A full list of activities can be found at https://www.nightofideasdc.com.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
MICHAEL BERRY DISPLAYS SERIES OF ETHEREAL LANDSCAPES IN “THIS MOMENT, THIS PLACE” EXHIBIT OF BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHS AT BLACKROCK
|Michael Berry - Distant Seas, archival digital pigment print|
Maryland photographer uses a large-format camera and 4x5 sheet film to capture dramatic scenes discovered in National Parks across the U.S. and rural landscape near his home in Ijamsville
Germantown, MD — BlackRock Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the solo exhibition Michael Berry: This Moment, This Place is on view through Saturday, February 23, 2019 in the Terrace Gallery, located on the upper level of the multidisciplinary nonprofit arts center. Admission to the galleries at BlackRock is always free.
In his solo exhibition This Moment, This Place, Berry explores the landscape, both near his home and on his travels, in a series of black and white photographs documenting the experience of a specific moment in a unique place.
Learn more about the artist at: www.michaelberryphotography.com
EXHIBIT LOCATION: Terrace Gallery (upper level)
BlackRock Center for the Arts | 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown, MD 20874
|Michael Berry - The Triad, Eagle Lake, Mount Desert Isle, ME, archival digital pigment print.jpg|
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
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Thursday, December 06, 2018
Capitol File Magazine Article Features ”District of Colors," DC Artists: Sam Gilliam, Jason Kaempf, Anne Marchand and Maggie O'Neil
Editor Michael Clements highlights D.C. artists using vibrant colors
in the December issue of Capitol File Magazine.
To see the full Magazine Article Click HERE Enjoy!
Full disclosure: I am featured in this article. ~ Anne Marchand