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July 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 10 in Montgomery County

We’ve reached this week’s halfway point! It’s Wednesday, July 10, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Community Conversation on Racial Equity, Social Justice: Tonight at 7 p.m., Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich is teaming up with Council President Nancy Navarro to host another Community Conversation on Racial Equity and Social […]

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October 8, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Community Forum to Focus on Future of Rockville Town Square

After the recent closing of several businesses in Rockville’s Town Square, including the Mellow Mushroom, Dawson’s Market, and Apollo, City of Rockville officials are hosting a town hall meeting for residents to voice their concerns on Oct. 9. The meeting will be held in the Buchanan Room at VisArts Center and begins at  7 p.m. Find […]

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August 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Aug. 8 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Wednesday, Aug. 8, in Montgomery County: 1. White Investigation Continues: County Executive Ike Leggett and Police Chief Tom Manger talk about the next steps in the investigation into the death of Robert White. 2. Missing Sisters: Police are searching for two Silver Spring sisters who have been […]

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May 4, 2018 | Marian Merewitz

Telling Your Story with Terrel and Nic: VisAbility Art Lab

Meet James. a local poet, filmmaker and artist. He works with VisAbility Art lab right in our own backyard. Discover this artist training ground run by Art Therapist, Elaine Parks. Get your art on! For more information visit the VisArts webpage, visartscenter.org/more/visability-art-lab/

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October 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

Art Displays to Decorate Hungerford Road

Commuters wending through Rockville can do it more artfully now. Federal Realty Investment Trust inked a yearlong agreement with Metropolitan Center for Visual Art, or VisArts, to curate the 70-foot display windows along Md. 355 (Hungerford Drive) with artist exhibits. “In celebration of VisArts 30th anniversary to expand our public and gallery art offerings at […]

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May 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Raskin Announces Winners of 2017 Congressional Art Competition

Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-8) has announced the winners of the 2017 Congressional Art Competition for high school students at a recent ceremony held at VisArts in Rockville, according to a news release. More than 90 students were recognized with congressional certificates of  recognition for participating in this year’s competition. This year’s winner was Michelle Zhu. […]

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July 22, 2016 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, July 22 – 24 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, July 22:  Friday Night Live Concert Series at Rockville Town Square features Southern Funk by The Shack Band at 6:30 p.m. Free. Wrap the work week up with Gaithersburg’s Zumba in the Park at the City Hall Concert Pavilion at 7 p.m. VisArts […]

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July 7, 2016 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, July 8 – 10 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, July 8:  Enjoy visiting art studios during the monthly Bethesda Art Walk from 6 to 9 p.m. Gallery B is hosting an opening reception from 6 to 9 p.m. for their exhibit, “Manifestation of Abstract and Realism.”  The free Bethesda Circulator stops within a […]

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April 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

Linkages to Learning Holds Recognition Ceremony (VIDEO)

Linkages to Learning recently held a recognition ceremony to celebrate individuals and organizations who donate time and funding to the program. The ceremony was held at VisArts in Rockville. MCPS-TV has the story. Visit our PEG partner MCPS-TV to view more of its local programming.

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February 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

Rockville Seeks Designs for Storm Drain Murals (VIDEO)

Local artists in Rockville are needed to educate the public about the importance of storm drains through their art. Rock 11 Now’s Kathy Dantzler has more. Learn more about the importance of storm drains and this project at the Rockville website or call the city at 240.314.8870. The deadline to submit a design is March 14. […]

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