Elrich Working to Relax Restrictions on Music Performances, Hours for Selling Alcohol

Montgomery County is currently still in Phase 2 of reopening but a few restrictions are being lifted. During his weekly virtual media briefing on Wednesday, County Executive Marc Elrich announced that outdoor performances are...

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MCM Wins Three NATOA Awards

Montgomery Community Media won three NATOA Awards announced Sept. 3 via a virtual viewing party. The NATOA Government Programming Awards is a prestigious recognition that attracts the best entries from across the country. MCM...

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Bethesda’s Gallery B Showcases Works From Visual Art Competition

Artwork from the annual Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards are on exhibit from now through September 26 at Gallery B, Bethesda. The winners of the competition were announced Wednesday, September 2 at the gallery. The...

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Glen Echo Art Galleries Reopen Friday for September Exhibits, Opening Receptions

Glen Echo Park is home to many art studios and galleries which have all been closed to the public since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture curates and manages three galleries...

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Sandy Spring Museum Offers Socially-Distanced Outdoor ‘Artina’ Exhibit 

The COVID-19 pandemic is keeping many people home and many buildings closed. The Sandy Spring Museum remains closed however its annual summer outdoor exhibit “Artina” still went on display this year.  The widespread exhibit...

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Takoma Park City Presents the ‘Maskarena’ Dance

Takoma Park City wants to remind everyone of the importance of wearing a mask during the pandemic. Take a look at this short video to see a fun way to celebrate the face mask. Watch more from our PEG partner, Takoma Park City TV,...

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Arts

September 18, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Four Smithsonian Museums Open Friday

Four more Smithsonian Museums opened Friday. The National Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall; the National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian American Art Museum, both located at Eighth and G Streets N.W.; and the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum near the White House are open but with […]

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September 17, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Elrich Working to Relax Restrictions on Music Performances, Hours for Selling Alcohol

Montgomery County is currently still in Phase 2 of reopening but a few restrictions are being lifted. During his weekly virtual media briefing on Wednesday, County Executive Marc Elrich announced that outdoor performances are allowed under certain conditions, including a 50 person gathering restriction. Local leaders say there are plans to allow performances to operate across […]

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September 8, 2020 | Staff Writer

MCM Wins Three NATOA Awards

Montgomery Community Media won three NATOA Awards announced Sept. 3 via a virtual viewing party. The NATOA Government Programming Awards is a prestigious recognition that attracts the best entries from across the country. MCM took home awards in the following categories: Award of Excellence (1st place) for Use of Social Media Platforms: MCM Social Media […]

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September 8, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Bethesda’s Gallery B Showcases Works From Visual Art Competition

Artwork from the annual Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards are on exhibit from now through September 26 at Gallery B, Bethesda. The winners of the competition were announced Wednesday, September 2 at the gallery. The exhibit of the finalist’s works will be on display now through Sept. 26. Daniel Wickerham and Malcolm Lomax, a […]

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September 4, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Live Performances Now Allowed at Restaurants in Montgomery County

Shortly after most Maryland counties began Phase 3 of reopening, Montgomery County announced further reopenings as well.  As of Friday evening venues like indoor and outdoor restaurants can offer live performances along with dining. No dancing or congregating around performers is allowed, and people must wear masks (unless eating) and stay seated while eating. Prince George’s […]

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September 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Glen Echo Art Galleries Reopen Friday for September Exhibits, Opening Receptions

Glen Echo Park is home to many art studios and galleries which have all been closed to the public since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture curates and manages three galleries in the park including the Popcorn Gallery, Stone Tower Gallery and Park View Gallery.  All […]

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September 2, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Sandy Spring Museum Offers Socially-Distanced Outdoor ‘Artina’ Exhibit 

The COVID-19 pandemic is keeping many people home and many buildings closed. The Sandy Spring Museum remains closed however its annual summer outdoor exhibit “Artina” still went on display this year.  The widespread exhibit makes social distancing easy. This year’s theme focuses on light, illumination and climate change. Artina 2020 is on display until Nov. […]

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August 27, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Takoma Park City Presents the ‘Maskarena’ Dance

Takoma Park City wants to remind everyone of the importance of wearing a mask during the pandemic. Take a look at this short video to see a fun way to celebrate the face mask. Watch more from our PEG partner, Takoma Park City TV, here. Takoma Park City Manager, Suzanne Ludlow took to Twitter to […]

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August 26, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Artist Transforms Bethesda Parking Garage into Colorful Mural

A parking garage in Bethesda is being transformed into a piece of artwork with a mural created by artist Megan Lewis as part of the “Paint the Town” initiative. Marvelous mural progress in Bethesda! Thank you @urbanhipsta for taking this blank canvas and creating a wonderful work of art. #BethesdaMD #acreativedc #MDinFocus pic.twitter.com/slzYw7Nuia — BethesdaUP […]

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August 25, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Actualización de la Fase 2: Reapertura de Museos, Galerías de Arte y Boleras

El lunes, el condado de Montgomery actualizó sus pautas de reapertura de la fase 2 con la aprobación unánime del Concejo del condado. Esto es lo que permiten ahora las pautas actualizadas: Los museos y las galerías de arte ahora pueden reabrir con restricciones. Las boleras pueden reabrirse con restricciones. Las instalaciones de servicio de […]

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