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February 7, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Chinese New Year Celebrations in Montgomery County

Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival, is a centuries-old celebration to begin a new calendar year that has become a global observance. The new year is rung in with 15 days’ worth of traditions, culminating in the Lantern Festival. Events are being held throughout Montgomery County to start […]

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January 31, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

‘Otherworldly’ Glenstone in Potomac Offers Unique Museum-Going Experience

The D.C. area is home to many great museums but one in particular has grabbed the headlines of late. Glenstone in Potomac re-opened last October to much fanfare and acclaim. It has quickly become a must-see attraction for curious locals and tourists alike. The museum is the vision of husband-and-wife team Mitch and Emily Rales, […]

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January 31, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Montgomery County Public Schools Students Art Work Displayed at Johns Hopkins University Local Campus

Art work created by students from 16 Montgomery County Public High Schools will be on display at the Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus. The exhibit is one of JHU’s programs designed to get students excited about STEAM education. The A in STEAM is for “art,” which officials say is an important component of a […]

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July 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

Residents Invited to Vietnamese American Arts Festival in Silver Spring

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett joined Vietnamese American artists for the opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the County’s Vietnamese American Arts Festival on Monday. Vietnamese American Artists are displaying their artwork to the community from July 3 through 7 at the Civic Building of Silver Spring. In addition to artwork displays, there are activities for […]

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May 5, 2017 | Jennifer Kahn Barlow

The Case for Artist Master Workshops

What is an Artist Master Class? An artist master class is a workshop on a specific topic or skill given by a renowned artist, in his or her field. After obtaining a degree or taking years of weekly classes, artists reach a point where they need to be set free.  They paint for a while, on […]

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April 14, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, April 14, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 14, in Montgomery County: 1. Quince Orchard and White Oak libraries close at 6 p.m. Saturday for a summer-long refresh project. 2. Bunnyland at Butler’s Orchard opens at 10 a.m. Admission, $9 children and $7 adults, includes hayrides, Race the Rubber Ducky Derby, egg hunt, visit with the farm’s […]

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April 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 13, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 13, in Montgomery County: 1. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman will deliver the “State of the City” address tonight at the Rosborough Cultural Arts Center. 2. Missing a goat? It took three animal control officers to capture a runaway goat in Aspen Hill on Wednesday and now they are […]

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March 30, 2017 | Jennifer Kahn Barlow

The Making of an Exhibition

An art exhibition does not form out of thin air.   Typically, there are guidelines, processes, and YEARS of planning.  Yes, sometimes YEARS. Every art gallery has different procedures and timelines, so I am going to make sweeping generalizations in this post.  From the artists vantage point, there are 9 stages of an exhibition: Apply for an exhibition […]

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March 27, 2017 | Jennifer Kahn Barlow

The Ingredients for an Artists’ Studio

What makes up an artists studio?  If you are a painter, do you just need an easel?  If you are a ceramist, do you need a kiln?  The answer is different for each artist and for each discipline. I can only answer for what is MY art studio. Confession:  My studio is small, has no […]

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March 10, 2017 | Jennifer Kahn Barlow

From Idea to Canvas

Inspiration to finished piece is a different journey for every artist. Some artists do lengthy studies, others create fully developed sketches, and some just begin with no plan and hope it works out.  I love the painting part, so the faster I can get to that, the more fun I have! I mainly paint from photos.  So, […]

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