Monthly Archives: July 2009

July Recap

Every month, the Commission issues a newsletter to celebrate past achievements and gear up for future events. The July Art Newsletter includes information about: Our summer Art Unplugged series Upcoming Grant Opportunies Calls for Artists ArtBank Interview with Yosi Sergant, … Continue reading

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(Artistic) Change We Can Believe In

For many Americans, President Barack Obama symbolizes a changing mindset in America. For art lovers, this change can also be applied to the art in the private residence of the most traditionally American house in the nation: the White House. … Continue reading

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Go Ahead, Have a (National) Night Out

That’s right, this year the National Association of Town Watch’s National Night Out is returning to the District. The annual event is scheduled for the first Tuesday in August (next Tuesday, the 4th). Each year, the Metropolitan Police Department actively … Continue reading

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A “Love”-ly Celebration

This summer, the Washington Print Club is holding its biennial exhibition, celebrating the prints of its members. The Club, founded in 1964, has been holding shows every two years at various galleries, such as the National Gallery, the National Museum … Continue reading

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Dan Brown Moves to the District

Well, not literally. For Dan Brown’s new thriller, look no further than the District. The latest novel, “The Lost Symbol,” is set to be released September 15. The plot will again star fictional, mystery-solving Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon and will … Continue reading

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Start the Weekend Early with ArtUnplugged

For those of you who enjoy talented, local performers… look no further than ArtUnplugged this weekend! There are plenty of acts to go see:  Tonight, check out Triflava, a DC-based progressive hip-hop band consisting of three members, Christylez Bacon (emcee, beatbox, guitar, … Continue reading

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A Vacation to Europe (sort of)

The National Geographic Museum recently opened a new exhibit, “Kodachrome Culture: The American Tourist in Europe.”  The exhibit features stock photographs from the National Geographic collection captured in the 1950s postwar years. American families had “money for travel and a … Continue reading

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