Friday, February 27, 2009

Celebratory Closing for Tools for Change at Hillyer Art Space

Friday, February 27th from 6:30pm to 9pm
Hillyer Art Space at 9 Hillyer Court, NW
presents the celebratory closing of the current exhibition's Tools for Change: Selections from the Hechinger Collection, and Spirit, by Judy Stone, with an Appalachian style 'Old Time' jam.

A selection of tunes will be played on fiddle, guitar, and banjo. Featured performers will include: Dr. Alan Jabbour, International Arts & Artist's board member and founding director of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress; Paul Brown, National Public Radio newscaster;Bill Schmidt, member of the Hoover Uprights,the two-time first prize winners of the traditional band contest at the Appalachian Stringband Music Festival, Clifftop, West Virginia, and Ann Schmidt of the Bluemoon Cowgirls. Come and enjoy the art and down-home wizardry of our in-house bluegrass musicians!

Refreshments will be served. Attendance is $6.
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Hillyer Art Space,
9 Hillyer Court NW | Washington, DC | 20008 |
T. 202.338.0680 | Gallery Hours: 10am - 5pm Monday,
10am - 7pm Tuesday - Friday, 11am - 4pm Saturday,

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