June 13, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Create a House Sign at Wheaton North Summer Family Day

Residents can create their own house signs at a free event this Saturday. Summer Family Day will host various county departments and community organizations for a fun, family-friendly day. Activities include games, art, and a neighborhood beautification project called “Paint Your House Number.” Attendees will be provided with a 5.5 inch by 18 inch cedar […]

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May 30, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Northwest 9th Grader Wins ‘Doodle for Google’ Competition

Northwest High School student Maggie Slaughter was announced as the Maryland state winner of the “Doodle for Google” competition at a surprise assembly Thursday morning. Slaughter’s digital art teacher Ms. Siewert submitted the winning entry on the student’s behalf.  The assembly was hosted by Google representatives Jake Chalkley and Alexis Artis. Students from Northwest advanced […]

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May 2, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Here’s What to Expect at the Upcoming Rockville Arts Festival

About 12,000 visitors are expected to attend the Rockville Arts Festival which is being presented by VisArts and will take place in Rockville Town Square on May 4-5. The fine arts festival will feature more than 140 artists and area arts organizations. There will also be a Raku firing technique demonstration. Raku firing is an […]

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April 25, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Glenstone Opens New Environmental Center, Extends Ride On Bus Arrangement

The Glenstone Museum in Potomac has been packing them in and gaining a growing reputation around the world since re-opening last October. Today, the museum announced the opening of a new 7,200-square-foot building that embodies the latest thinking in sustainability in an effort to become more green. Attendees at today’s announcement included County Executive Marc […]

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April 10, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Glenstone: ‘A Place You Will Like to Visit’

Glenstone Experience Starts with the Reveal Walk Glenstone Museum is located on more than 230 acres in picturesque Potomac and has over 1,300 works of modern art. Mitch and Emily Rales envisioned a mixture of modern art, architecture and landscape to provide visitors with a unique experience when they decided to create the museum. Guide […]

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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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