July 13, 2021 | Madelyn Willoughby

Glenstone Museum Will Debut New Building Featuring Richard Serra Sculpture in 2022

The Glenstone Museum in Potomac plans to design a new building on their Woodland Trail that will feature a large sculpture by Richard Serra. Architect Thomas Phifer will design the 4,000-square-foot building in partnership with Serra to feature one of his recent large-scale sculptures according to a press release. The building will be on the eastern […]

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July 7, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery County Artist Exhibits at the White House

Alexandra Arata emigrated from Argentina to The United States fleeing violence and looking for better opportunities for her three children and her family. Today, she is a renowned Montgomery County artist who proudly hangs one of her works on one of the walls of The White House.

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June 24, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Brood X Fade Away, But Cicada Jewelry is Forever

As Brood X cicadas die, one artist in North Bethesda is transforming their corpses and shells into pieces of jewelry. Dennis Ray, owner of Nature’s Creations which operates in North Bethesda, has been making and selling botanical jewelry and natural art for more than 40 years. He discovered his craft at the recently demolished Woodward High School in the late 70s, through an art project he had in a chemistry class. Since then, Ray […]

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March 29, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Brookside Gardens Opens Exhibit Showcasing Middle Eastern American Art

Brookside Gardens’ newest exhibit, “Middle Eastern American Artists in the Garden and Beyond” has opened for public in-person viewing from March 29 through April 25, located at the Brookside Gardens’ Visitor Center in Wheaton. In partnership with the Middle Eastern American (MEA) Advisory Group of the Office of Community Partnerships, the co-sponsored exhibit aims to […]

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March 23, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Brookside’s ‘Facets of Hope’ Exhibit Remembers Coronavirus Victims With Hanging Crystals 

Brookside Gardens in Wheaton has opened a temporary outdoor art installation to honor lives lost to COVID-19 in Montgomery County. The exhibit “Facets of Hope” hangs one strand of crystals for every resident who died from the virus. So far, more than 1,400 strands have been hung for the county’s 1,415 victims as of Tuesday. The […]

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March 19, 2021 | Laura Rowles

Blog: Create Memories at We Art Fun in Germantown

Create your own masterpiece at Germantown’s newest art studio, We Art Fun. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) conducted a COVID-19 ribbon cutting ceremony and joined We Art Fun to celebrate their grand opening on March 18. They are located at 19847 Century Boulevard, Unit G, in Germantown. They offer pieces of ceramic, including painting […]

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February 26, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Glenstone Museum Set to Reopen on March 4

The Glenstone Museum is set to reopen its grounds and outdoor dining on March 4, according to the museum’s official website. The museum, which closed back in November, will only feature an outdoor experience. This experience includes the Patio, which is their outdoor dining service as well as different outdoor sculptures found throughout the grounds. […]

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February 24, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Raskin Launches Annual Congressional Art Competition

U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-MD, launched the annual 2021 Congressional Art Competition for high school students in Maryland’s 8th District on Feb. 22. The winning submission will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol Building for one year alongside artwork from every congressional district across the country. In order to follow COVID-19 public health guidelines and […]

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December 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Videos Show Woman in Takoma Park Defacing Artwork Featuring Black Woman

Last Thursday, two videos spread on Twitter that appear to show a woman defacing artwork featuring a Black woman off of a table at Takoma Urban Park. The level of entitlement is just beyond me????? I’m fucking heated — STONA LISA (@TRAPBOB) December 10, 2020 According to Montgomery County’s park police, “A public art […]

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October 8, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Daryl Davis, Black Musician Who Works With KKK Members, Honored in Strathmore Exhibit 

Strathmore in North Bethesda is offering a campus-wide outdoor nighttime exhibit called “Monuments: Creative Forces” through Oct. 25. The purpose of the exhibit is to challenge norms about who monuments are made for, according to the music center. Australian artist Craig Walsh honors six artists who are alive and actively contributing to society. Video portraits […]

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