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Megan Biddle: Strata

03-03-2017

Presented by Montgomery College's Department of Visual and Performing Arts at Open Gallery, Silver Spring
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Feb 21 @ 8:00 am Wed, Feb 22 @ 8:00 am Thu, Feb 23 @ 8:00 am + 7 more dates and times

Fri, Feb 24 @ 8:00 am Sat, Feb 25 @ 9:00 am Mon, Feb 27 @ 8:00 am Tue, Feb 28 @ 8:00 am Wed, Mar 01 @ 8:00 am Thu, Mar 02 @ 8:00 am Fri, Mar 03 @ 8:00 am - less dates and times

Strata is the third in this year’s themed exhibition series Time, Entropy, and Change. Megan Biddle examines how simple motions can transform a 2D surface into a [more+]
Strata is the third in this year’s themed exhibition series Time, Entropy, and Change. Megan Biddle examines how simple motions can transform a 2D surface into a 3D form. Tectonic plates pushing together create a mountain; the same motion can crumple and fold glass, paper, and metal. [less-]
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Revel in Song: A Monthly Community Sing

04-21-2017

Presented by Washington Revels at Washington Revels, Silver Spring
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Feb 21 @ 6:30 pm Tue, Mar 21 @ 6:30 pm Fri, Apr 21 @ 6:30 pm
On the 21st of every month, we gather to share songs, community and refreshments – and sometimes even a dance or two! We sing adult, kid and family songs. All are welcome [more+]
On the 21st of every month, we gather to share songs, community and refreshments – and sometimes even a dance or two! We sing adult, kid and family songs. All are welcome to bring a song to share. Sign up in advance to lead a song by emailing jrasi@revelsdc.org. Or just show up to sing (or even just to listen)!Our Community Sings have a different theme each month, and may honor the seasons, the holidays, historic or social movements or people, or other themes specifically related to that month.February Theme: Valentine’s Day and African-American Heritage. Seize the day and sing with us to feel the love from Valentine’s Day and celebrate African-American heritage!Typical Schedule:
  • 6:30-7:30pm – Songs for Families & Children
  • 7:30-8:00 – Songs, Snacks & Celebration of that month’s Birthdays
  • 8:00-9:00 – Songs for People Who Love to Sing
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Soul to Soul: Sacred Roots: How Our Past Nourishes Who We Are Today

02-21-2017

Presented by Sandy Spring Museum at Sandy Spring Museum, Sandy Spring
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm
Feed the soul through music, prayer and traditions. Soul to Soul is a series of quarterly interfaith programs created by the women of Temple Isaiah, the Ahmadiyya Muslim [more+]
Feed the soul through music, prayer and traditions. Soul to Soul is a series of quarterly interfaith programs created by the women of Temple Isaiah, the Ahmadiyya Muslim community, the Church of Latter Day Saints and the community designed to strengthen community bonds, and build peace and understanding through interfaith dialogue and learning. This is open to girls and women of all ages, with middle schoolers, high schoolers and adults each meeting with their peers. [less-]
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B.C./A.C.: Art Before/After Child

03-10-2017

Presented by Montgomery College's Department of Visual and Performing Arts at King Street Gallery, Silver Spring
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 22 @ 8:00 am Thu, Feb 23 @ 8:00 am Fri, Feb 24 @ 8:00 am + 10 more dates and times

Mon, Feb 27 @ 8:00 am Tue, Feb 28 @ 8:00 am Wed, Mar 01 @ 8:00 am Thu, Mar 02 @ 8:00 am Fri, Mar 03 @ 8:00 am Mon, Mar 06 @ 8:00 am Tue, Mar 07 @ 8:00 am Wed, Mar 08 @ 8:00 am Thu, Mar 09 @ 8:00 am Fri, Mar 10 @ 8:00 am - less dates and times

B.C./A.C. explores changes to an artist’s practice after having a child. Artists exhibit work from before and after childbirth, revealing changes in everything [more+]
B.C./A.C. explores changes to an artist’s practice after having a child. Artists exhibit work from before and after childbirth, revealing changes in everything from subject matter to media they are comfortable using. The exhibition includes work by Brian Barr, Megan Blafas-Chriss, Andrew Blair, Bradley Chriss, Erin Deneuville, Becca Johnson, Kate Kretz, Erin Raedeke, Allison Reimus, Lauren Rice, and Katherine Sable. [less-]
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Children's Dance Classes in Rockville, MD at CityDance

05-27-2017

Presented by CityDance at CityDance School and Conservatory at Rockville, Rockville
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 22 @ 9:00 am Thu, Feb 23 @ 9:00 am Fri, Feb 24 @ 9:00 am + 79 more dates and times

Sat, Feb 25 @ 9:00 am Mon, Feb 27 @ 9:00 am Tue, Feb 28 @ 9:00 am Wed, Mar 01 @ 9:00 am Thu, Mar 02 @ 9:00 am Fri, Mar 03 @ 9:00 am Sat, Mar 04 @ 9:00 am Mon, Mar 06 @ 9:00 am Tue, Mar 07 @ 9:00 am Wed, Mar 08 @ 9:00 am Thu, Mar 09 @ 9:00 am Fri, Mar 10 @ 9:00 am Sat, Mar 11 @ 9:00 am Mon, Mar 13 @ 9:00 am Tue, Mar 14 @ 9:00 am Wed, Mar 15 @ 9:00 am Thu, Mar 16 @ 9:00 am Fri, Mar 17 @ 9:00 am Sat, Mar 18 @ 9:00 am Mon, Mar 20 @ 9:00 am Tue, Mar 21 @ 9:00 am Wed, Mar 22 @ 9:00 am Thu, Mar 23 @ 9:00 am Fri, Mar 24 @ 9:00 am Sat, Mar 25 @ 9:00 am Mon, Mar 27 @ 9:00 am Tue, Mar 28 @ 9:00 am Wed, Mar 29 @ 9:00 am Thu, Mar 30 @ 9:00 am Fri, Mar 31 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 01 @ 9:00 am Mon, Apr 03 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 04 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 05 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 06 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 07 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 08 @ 9:00 am Mon, Apr 10 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 11 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 12 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 13 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 14 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 15 @ 9:00 am Mon, Apr 17 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 18 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 19 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 20 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 21 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 22 @ 9:00 am Mon, Apr 24 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 25 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 26 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 27 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 28 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 29 @ 9:00 am Mon, May 01 @ 9:00 am Tue, May 02 @ 9:00 am Wed, May 03 @ 9:00 am Thu, May 04 @ 9:00 am Fri, May 05 @ 9:00 am Sat, May 06 @ 9:00 am Mon, May 08 @ 9:00 am Tue, May 09 @ 9:00 am Wed, May 10 @ 9:00 am Thu, May 11 @ 9:00 am Fri, May 12 @ 9:00 am Sat, May 13 @ 9:00 am Mon, May 15 @ 9:00 am Tue, May 16 @ 9:00 am Wed, May 17 @ 9:00 am Thu, May 18 @ 9:00 am Fri, May 19 @ 9:00 am Sat, May 20 @ 9:00 am Mon, May 22 @ 9:00 am Tue, May 23 @ 9:00 am Wed, May 24 @ 9:00 am Thu, May 25 @ 9:00 am Fri, May 26 @ 9:00 am Sat, May 27 @ 9:00 am - less dates and times

Little Movers Dance Classes (Ages 3-7)

CityDance@Rockville 1570 E Jefferson Street,
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Little Movers Dance Classes (Ages 3-7)

CityDance@Rockville 1570 E Jefferson Street, Rockville MD 20852
Contact: Little Movers Director asanga@citydance.net | 202.242.3646 | View Location Details

Spring Session begins Monday, January 16

Dance classes designed to emphasize creativity and introduce technique, for dancers ages 3-7. Developed by Lorraine Spiegler, CityDance School & Conservatory Artistic Director & dance educator for 25 + years, classes are rooted in a fundamental understanding of children’s basic developmental phases.All Little Movers get the exciting chance to dance in the culminating Children and Youth Concert on the main stage at Strathmore Music Center in May.
FIND YOUR CLASS & REGISTER TODAYMonday Flamenco (Ages 4-7) 4:30-5:30pm* / Register Tuesday Pre-Ballet A/B (Ages 4-5) 4:15-5:00pm / Register  Ballet Beginner B (Ages 6-7) 5:00-6:00pm / Register Thursday Ballet Beginner A (Ages 5-6) 4:30-5:30pm / Register Friday Hip Hop (Ages 5-7) 4:30-5:30pm / RegisterSaturday Sri Lankan (5-11) 9:00-10:00am* / Register  Creative Movers (Ages 3-5) 10:00am-10:45am / Register Pre-Ballet A/B (Ages 4-5) 9:15-10:00am / Register  Ballet Beginner A (Ages 5-6) 10:00-11:00am / Register  Ballet Beginner B (Ages 6-7) 11:00-12:00pm / Register  *Annual Registration Only

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4th Annual Art League of Germantown Exhibit and Artists Reception

04-14-2017

Presented by Arts on the Green at Kentlands Mansion, Gaithersburg
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 22 @ 9:00 am Thu, Feb 23 @ 9:00 am Fri, Feb 24 @ 9:00 am + 35 more dates and times

Mon, Feb 27 @ 9:00 am Tue, Feb 28 @ 9:00 am Wed, Mar 01 @ 9:00 am Thu, Mar 02 @ 9:00 am Fri, Mar 03 @ 9:00 am Mon, Mar 06 @ 9:00 am Tue, Mar 07 @ 9:00 am Wed, Mar 08 @ 9:00 am Thu, Mar 09 @ 9:00 am Fri, Mar 10 @ 9:00 am Mon, Mar 13 @ 9:00 am Tue, Mar 14 @ 9:00 am Wed, Mar 15 @ 9:00 am Thu, Mar 16 @ 9:00 am Fri, Mar 17 @ 9:00 am Mon, Mar 20 @ 9:00 am Tue, Mar 21 @ 9:00 am Wed, Mar 22 @ 9:00 am Thu, Mar 23 @ 9:00 am Fri, Mar 24 @ 9:00 am Mon, Mar 27 @ 9:00 am Tue, Mar 28 @ 9:00 am Wed, Mar 29 @ 9:00 am Thu, Mar 30 @ 9:00 am Fri, Mar 31 @ 9:00 am Mon, Apr 03 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 04 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 05 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 06 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 07 @ 9:00 am Mon, Apr 10 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 11 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 12 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 13 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 14 @ 9:00 am - less dates and times

Arts on the Green presents a juried mixed media exhibition featuring the artists of The Art League of Germantown. The exhibit is on display from January 20 through April [more+]
Arts on the Green presents a juried mixed media exhibition featuring the artists of The Art League of Germantown. The exhibit is on display from January 20 through April 14th, 2017 at Kentlands Mansion.A meet the artists reception will be held on Thursday, February 9th from 7:00 – 8:30 pm. All are welcome.The whimsical theme “Cabin Fever” will focus on winter and its attributes as well as the longing visions of other seasons and memories.  We are very pleased to announce that the exhibit will be juried by distinguished local artist and Compass Atelier founder Glen Kessler.  The exhibit will include a range of artwork including oil/acrylic paintings, watercolors, pastels, drawings, collage, lithographic prints and photography.  Our ALOG Kentlands Mansion exhibit promises to be an exciting and memorable event.The Art League of Germantown’s purpose is to further the careers of fine artists and fine crafters and to bring an appreciation of these arts to the community. Our members include professional and amateur artists and crafters and all those who love the visual arts.ALOG’s goals include furthering art appreciation and education in the community; to provide members with the stimulation to thrive in their personal art goals; and to encourage enthusiastic support and appreciation for art.Located at 320 Kent Square Road, the Mansion Gallery offers the opportunity to view art in the beautiful, timeless setting of this historic estate. Viewing hours are generally Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., but due to event scheduling, please call the Mansion prior to your visit to confirm Gallery access. [less-]
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Intentions in Wood

03-05-2017

Presented by Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture at Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 22 @ 9:00 am Thu, Feb 23 @ 9:00 am Fri, Feb 24 @ 9:00 am + 9 more dates and times

Sat, Feb 25 @ 9:00 am Sun, Feb 26 @ 9:00 am Mon, Feb 27 @ 9:00 am Tue, Feb 28 @ 9:00 am Wed, Mar 01 @ 9:00 am Thu, Mar 02 @ 9:00 am Fri, Mar 03 @ 9:00 am Sat, Mar 04 @ 9:00 am Sun, Mar 05 @ 9:00 am - less dates and times

The Glen Echo Park Partnership is pleased to present Intentions in Wood. This exhibition showcases the media of wood interpreted by three artists, Phil Brown, David Fry, and [more+]
The Glen Echo Park Partnership is pleased to present Intentions in Wood. This exhibition showcases the media of wood interpreted by three artists, Phil Brown, David Fry, and Davrill Nash. Each artist uses different types of wood and different techniques to create their work. From tables, to bowls, to vases, visitors will see the many ways that wood can be formed into something new. [less-]
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Winter White Gallery Exhibit and Artists Reception

02-27-2017

Presented by Arts on the Green at Arts Barn, Gaithersburg
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 22 @ 10:00 am Thu, Feb 23 @ 10:00 am Fri, Feb 24 @ 10:00 am + 2 more dates and times

Sat, Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm Mon, Feb 27 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

Gaithersburg’s Arts on the Green presents “Winter White,” an exhibit featuring the works of [more+]
Gaithersburg’s Arts on the Green presents “Winter White,” an exhibit featuring the works of Richardene Forrest-Thweatt, Michael Kuchinsky, Linda Orenstein, Elizabeth Steel, Mary Weiss-Waldhorn, Fran Abrams, Matthew Baker, Tony Glander, Judy Gross, Sheryl Massaro, Jack Donnelly, Jennifer Pizzillo, Homer Yost, Richard Weiblinger, Yolanda Prinsloo, and Marleen Van den Neste, through February 27, 2017. The gallery is located in the Arts Barn at 311 Kent Square Road, with viewing hours Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 1:30 to 5 p.m. The public is invited to meet the artists during a free Artists Reception on Thursday, January 19 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. “Winter White” consists of imaginative sculpture, glass, oil, acrylic, clay, photography, and mixed media works that are devoid of most color but are rich in texture and allure. The simplicity of the approximately 95% colorless theme has allowed the artists to illustrate nature, the human form, creatures, mosaics, and every day objects with striking clarity. [less-]
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Post Memory: Photographs of a Certain Place & Time

03-03-2017

Presented by Kramer Gallery and Music Room at Kramer Gallery and Music Room - Silver Spring Civi..., Silver Spring
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 22 @ 10:00 am Thu, Feb 23 @ 10:00 am Fri, Feb 24 @ 10:00 am + 5 more dates and times

Mon, Feb 27 @ 10:00 am Tue, Feb 28 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 01 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 02 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 03 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

Opening Reception: Thursday, January 12, 2017 | 6 - 8 PMOn View: January 12, 2017 - March 3, 2017This exhibition brings together four artists –  Bonnie B. [more+]
Opening Reception: Thursday, January 12, 2017 | 6 - 8 PMOn View: January 12, 2017 - March 3, 2017This exhibition brings together four artists –  Bonnie B. Collier, Kaitlin Jencso, Muriel Hasbun and Miriam Mörsel Nathan – whose photo-based work explores the ways that memories and personal histories can be reclaimed, reconstructed, and reimagined.  The artists in this exhibition embrace a variety of processes and techniques.  Archival photographs and documents are manipulated, juxtaposed, and embellished.  Fragments of scenes obscured by movement and light are offered up.  Together, the works suggest loss, nostalgia, and a desire to pay tribute to persons, places, and moments past. [less-]
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Artist Patty Guzman Exhibit

03-15-2017

Presented by Renewal by Andersen at Renewal by Andersen Rockville Gallery & Showroom, Rockville
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 22 @ 10:00 am Thu, Feb 23 @ 10:00 am Fri, Feb 24 @ 10:00 am + 19 more dates and times

Sat, Feb 25 @ 10:00 am Sun, Feb 26 @ 10:00 am Mon, Feb 27 @ 10:00 am Tue, Feb 28 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 01 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 02 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 03 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 04 @ 10:00 am Sun, Mar 05 @ 10:00 am Mon, Mar 06 @ 10:00 am Tue, Mar 07 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 08 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 09 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 10 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 11 @ 10:00 am Sun, Mar 12 @ 10:00 am Mon, Mar 13 @ 10:00 am Tue, Mar 14 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 15 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

Enjoy a Valentine’s Day art exhibit featuring local artist Patty Guzman, whose work stems from her love of life and reveals the most intimate corners of her existence. [more+]
Enjoy a Valentine’s Day art exhibit featuring local artist Patty Guzman, whose work stems from her love of life and reveals the most intimate corners of her existence. Experience her most popular pieces, including “Unfinished Love”, featured throughout the Rockville showroom. Ms. Guzman’s exhibit will remain open through March 15th and is free to enter.About the Artist: Patty Guzman, Resident Artist at Artists & Makers 2 in Rockville, was born in Monterey, Nuevo Leon and began painting in Mexico City. Her early works in oil and acrylic were influenced by cubists and abstract artists like Manuel Felguerez and Jackson Pollock. Today, her work stems from her love of life and reveals the most intimate corners of her existence. From a life marked by episodes of suffering, her art represents hope for liberation. [less-]
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Ella Enchanted the Musical

03-19-2017

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC at Adventure Theatre MTC, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 22 @ 10:30 am Thu, Feb 23 @ 10:30 am Thu, Feb 23 @ 12:30 pm + 37 more dates and times

Fri, Feb 24 @ 10:30 am Sat, Feb 25 @ 11:00 am Sat, Feb 25 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Feb 25 @ 4:30 pm Tue, Feb 28 @ 10:30 am Tue, Feb 28 @ 12:30 pm Wed, Mar 01 @ 10:30 am Thu, Mar 02 @ 10:30 am Thu, Mar 02 @ 12:30 pm Fri, Mar 03 @ 11:00 am Sat, Mar 04 @ 11:00 am Sat, Mar 04 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Mar 04 @ 4:30 pm Sun, Mar 05 @ 11:00 am Sun, Mar 05 @ 2:00 pm Tue, Mar 07 @ 10:30 am Tue, Mar 07 @ 12:30 pm Wed, Mar 08 @ 10:30 am Thu, Mar 09 @ 10:30 am Thu, Mar 09 @ 12:30 pm Fri, Mar 10 @ 10:30 am Sat, Mar 11 @ 11:00 am Sat, Mar 11 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Mar 11 @ 4:30 pm Sun, Mar 12 @ 11:00 am Sun, Mar 12 @ 2:00 pm Tue, Mar 14 @ 10:30 am Tue, Mar 14 @ 12:30 pm Wed, Mar 15 @ 10:30 am Thu, Mar 16 @ 10:30 am Thu, Mar 16 @ 12:30 pm Fri, Mar 17 @ 11:00 am Sat, Mar 18 @ 11:00 am Sat, Mar 18 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Mar 18 @ 4:30 pm Sun, Mar 19 @ 11:00 am Sun, Mar 19 @ 2:00 pm - less dates and times

A World Premiere Musical supported in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
A co-commission with First Stage, Milwaukee, WI By Karen [more+]
A World Premiere Musical supported in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
A co-commission with First Stage, Milwaukee, WI By Karen Zacarias Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma Adapted from the book by Gail Carson Levine Directed by Mary Hall Surface Recommended for all agesBased on the Newbery Honor book by Gail Carson Levine. Baby Ella of Frell is given the “gift” of obedience by Lucinda, a misguided fairy, and thus cannot disobey any direct order. Then when tragedy strikes, Ella is reduced to an obedient servant in her new home with Dame Olga. Can Ella find a way to rid herself of the troublesome curse? [less-]
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Focus on Fiber

04-01-2017

Presented by Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture at Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 22 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm + 31 more dates and times

Sat, Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 01 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 02 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 03 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 04 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Mar 06 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Mar 07 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 08 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 09 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 10 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 11 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Mar 13 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Mar 14 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 15 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 16 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 17 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 18 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Mar 20 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Mar 21 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 22 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 23 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 24 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 25 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Mar 27 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 29 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 30 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 31 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Apr 01 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

Glen Echo Park Partnership is pleased to present Focus on Fiber. This exhibition introduces Glen Echo Park's new fiber arts instructors. From knitting and quilting, to [more+]
Glen Echo Park Partnership is pleased to present Focus on Fiber. This exhibition introduces Glen Echo Park's new fiber arts instructors. From knitting and quilting, to weaving and felting, there are exciting new classes and camps coming this spring/summer session. Visit the exhibition to learn more about these great new programs for children, teens and adults. [less-]
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Shané K. Gooding: To See or Not To See

03-19-2017

Presented by VisArts at VisArts at Rockville, Rockville
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 22 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm + 18 more dates and times

Fri, Feb 24 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 01 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 02 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 03 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 04 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Mar 05 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 08 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 09 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 10 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 11 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Mar 12 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 15 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 16 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 17 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 18 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Mar 19 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

Shané K. [more+]
Shané K. Gooding’s project follows four separate men: Jonathan, Paul, Frankiem and Bruce in the same age demographic with different journeys. The current political climate, however,  presents them as one entity, obliterating their stories. In conjunction with “video gazes” there are vignettes of documentary footage that share the day-to-day lives of the men and offer a piece of their journey, their truth, their visibility and their individuality. [less-]
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Estefani Mercedes: 1,000 Yellow Dahlias

03-19-2017

Presented by VisArts at VisArts at Rockville, Rockville
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 22 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm + 17 more dates and times

Sat, Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 01 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 02 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 03 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 04 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Mar 05 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 08 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 09 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 10 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 11 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Mar 12 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 15 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 16 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 17 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 18 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Mar 19 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

Through ethical imagining, ornamental activism, speculative poetics, [more+]
Through ethical imagining, ornamental activism, speculative poetics, and radical gift giving, Estefani Mercedes stages public interventions that attempt to create small reversions within larger, hegemonic structures. In her solo exhibition at VisArts, Mercedes re-presents through video and photography her recent performance 1,000 Yellow Dahlias. This performance involved Mercedes’s attempt to  deliver “thank you notes” from 1,000 different immigrants in New York City to Trump Tower. The performance went viral and was picked up by both the right wing media and Latin American art newspapers. [less-]
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Winter Art Classes for Children and Teens

03-20-2017

Presented by CREATE Arts Center at CREATE Arts Center, Silver Spring
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 22 @ 5:00 pm Thu, Feb 23 @ 5:00 pm Fri, Feb 24 @ 5:00 pm + 27 more dates and times

Sat, Feb 25 @ 9:30 am Sat, Feb 25 @ 11:00 am Sun, Feb 26 @ 3:30 pm Sun, Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm Mon, Feb 27 @ 5:00 pm Wed, Mar 01 @ 5:00 pm Thu, Mar 02 @ 5:00 pm Fri, Mar 03 @ 5:00 pm Sat, Mar 04 @ 9:30 am Sat, Mar 04 @ 11:00 am Sun, Mar 05 @ 3:30 pm Sun, Mar 05 @ 6:00 pm Mon, Mar 06 @ 5:00 pm Wed, Mar 08 @ 5:00 pm Thu, Mar 09 @ 5:00 pm Fri, Mar 10 @ 5:00 pm Sat, Mar 11 @ 9:30 am Sat, Mar 11 @ 11:00 am Sun, Mar 12 @ 3:30 pm Sun, Mar 12 @ 6:00 pm Mon, Mar 13 @ 5:00 pm Wed, Mar 15 @ 5:00 pm Thu, Mar 16 @ 5:00 pm Fri, Mar 17 @ 5:00 pm Sat, Mar 18 @ 9:30 am Sat, Mar 18 @ 11:00 am Mon, Mar 20 @ 5:00 pm - less dates and times

Registration is currently open for winter art classes at CREATE Arts Center in downtown Silver Spring. We offer [more+]
Registration is currently open for winter art classes at CREATE Arts Center in downtown Silver Spring. We offer after school and weekend classes for children ages 4 to 15, including Drawing & Painting, Family Pottery, Kids PotteryStorytelling Through Cartooning, and much more!

Registration is also open for our art-themed No School Day Camps that run during DCPS and MCPS no school days, and our Winter Break Art Camp.

At CREATE, students explore their own creativity and imagination in a supportive environment where the experience is as important as the finished product.

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Winter Student Theatre Programs

04-01-2017

Presented by The Highwood Theatre at The Highwood Theatre, Silver Spring
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm Thu, Feb 23 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Feb 24 @ 11:00 am + 26 more dates and times

Sat, Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm Wed, Mar 01 @ 6:00 pm Thu, Mar 02 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Mar 03 @ 11:00 am Sat, Mar 04 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Mar 06 @ 6:00 pm Wed, Mar 08 @ 6:00 pm Thu, Mar 09 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Mar 10 @ 11:00 am Sat, Mar 11 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Mar 13 @ 6:00 pm Wed, Mar 15 @ 6:00 pm Thu, Mar 16 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Mar 17 @ 11:00 am Sat, Mar 18 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Mar 20 @ 6:00 pm Wed, Mar 22 @ 6:00 pm Thu, Mar 23 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Mar 24 @ 11:00 am Sat, Mar 25 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Mar 27 @ 6:00 pm Wed, Mar 29 @ 6:00 pm Thu, Mar 30 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Mar 31 @ 11:00 am Sat, Apr 01 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

The weather is getting colder, the days are getting shorter, and Winter is on its way! We know you need something fun to do to make it through those dreary months, so why not [more+]
The weather is getting colder, the days are getting shorter, and Winter is on its way! We know you need something fun to do to make it through those dreary months, so why not spend them having a blast at Highwood!
After School Production Company
Mimicking a professional theatre environment, Highwood's student Production Company allows students in 4th - 12th grade the opportunity to rehearse and perform a fully-produced mainstage production. From student directed plays to elaborate musicals, Highwood's Production Company provides training in a safe, welcoming environment. The upcoming production for the Winter session is the classic American musical Gypsy, which tells the true story of infamous stage mother Mama Rose as she pushes her daughters into the spotlight with a surprising result. Rehearsals begin January 9th, and the schedule will be determined buy our conflict-free date survey. Participation Fee for this production is $500 + a $25 registration fee.
BollyX and Hip Hop Mash-Up Class
This class combines the hour-long, high-energy Bollywood-inspired dance workout with an hour of hip-hop dance technique.  Perfectly complementing each other, these two dance styles are fun, great exercise, and help performers in all areas including energy, performance, acting, agility, and fitness. The BollyX and Hip Hop Mash-up class is open to all students in grades 4 - 12 and will meet on Thursdays from 6:00 - 8:00 PM. Classes begin January 12th and will run through March 2nd. Participation Fee is $240 (or $170 if you register for the class AND the production company).
Home School Production Company
The vision of the Home School Production Company is to develop and inspire a community of self-confident, insightful creators with a passion for collaboration, theatre, and the arts. This Fall, the Home School Production Company students have been working hard brainstorming and developing ideas to write their very own play. The winter/spring segment (January 13th – March 31st) will focus on rehearsing and producing that original play and will culminate in a final production in March. Students will rehearse, design and then perform the student-written piece in a full-scale production on the Highwood stage! The Home School Production Company is open to students grades 2-7 and meets every Friday from 12:30 – 3:30 pm. Participation fee is $250 plus a $25 materials fee.
Living Shakespeare Home School Class
Back by popular demand! The Home School class this winter is a continuation of our Fall “Living Shakespeare,” where students grades 1-7 get to explore the world of Shakespeare in this engaging, active class. Not only do students get a chance to read and act some of Shakespeare’s greatest scenes and monologues, they also explore the stories behind his work and what life was like in Shakespearean times. This class culminates in a final showcase performance. The Winter segment runs January 13th – March 3rd, and meets on Fridays from 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. Participation Fee is $200 (or $125 if you also sign up for the Home School Production Company).
Student Tech Crew
Highwood's Tech Crew is open to students in grades 4 – 12 who will meet regularly to learn about all aspects of Technical Theatre and create the technical elements of Highwood’s Mainstage Season of student and professional productions. Students will have the opportunity to work on all aspects of technical theatre and will get to choose their focus area to work on for each production (set, props, costumes, lighting, sound). Tech Crew members can choose to come one or two days per week: Monday evenings 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm or Saturday afternoons 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm. The Winter/Spring semester runs from January 9th – May 20th, but we offer open enrollment throughout the year, so you can join us anytime! Participation Fee is $80 a month for once a week sessions.
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Winter Home School Theater Programs

03-31-2017

Presented by The Highwood Theatre at The Highwood Theatre, Silver Spring
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Feb 23 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Feb 24 @ 11:00 am + 38 more dates and times

Fri, Feb 24 @ 11:00 am Fri, Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Feb 24 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 02 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 02 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Mar 03 @ 11:00 am Fri, Mar 03 @ 11:00 am Fri, Mar 03 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 03 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Mar 04 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 09 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 09 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Mar 10 @ 11:00 am Fri, Mar 10 @ 11:00 am Fri, Mar 10 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 10 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Mar 11 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 16 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 16 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Mar 17 @ 11:00 am Fri, Mar 17 @ 11:00 am Fri, Mar 17 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 17 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Mar 18 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 23 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 23 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Mar 24 @ 11:00 am Fri, Mar 24 @ 11:00 am Fri, Mar 24 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 24 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Mar 25 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 30 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 30 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Mar 31 @ 11:00 am Fri, Mar 31 @ 11:00 am Fri, Mar 31 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 31 @ 6:00 pm - less dates and times

The Holidays are upon us and Winter will be here before we know it! Make sure to keep warm and active by signing up for a fun Highwood Home School program!The vision of the [more+]
The Holidays are upon us and Winter will be here before we know it! Make sure to keep warm and active by signing up for a fun Highwood Home School program!The vision of the Home School Production Company is to develop and inspire a community of self-confident, insightful creators with a passion for collaboration, theatre, and the arts. This Fall, the Home School Production Company students have been working hard brainstorming and developing ideas to write their very own play. The winter/spring segment (January 13th - March 31st) will focus on rehearsing and producing that original play and will culminate in a final production in March. Students will rehearse, design and then perform the student-written piece in a full-scale production on the Highwood stage! The Home School Production Company is open to students grades 2-7 and meets every Friday from 12:30 - 3:30 pm. Participation fee is $250 plus a $25 materials fee.Back by popular demand! The Home School class this winter is a continuation of our Fall "Living Shakespeare," where students grades 1-7 get to explore the world of Shakespeare in this engaging, active class. Not only do students get a chance to read and act some of Shakespeare's greatest scenes and monologues, they also explore the stories behind his work and what life was like in Shakespearean times. This class culminates in a final showcase performance. The Winter segment runs January 13th - March 3rd, and meets on Fridays from 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM. Participation Fee is $200 (or $125 if you also sign up for the Home School Production Company).The Student Tech Crew is open to Home School students in grades 4 - 12 who will meet regularly to learn about all aspects of Technical Theatre and create the technical elements of Highwood's Mainstage Season of student and professional productions. Students will have the opportunity to work on all aspects of technical theatre and will get to choose their focus area to work on for each production (set, props, costumes, lighting, sound). Tech Crew members can choose to come one or two days per week: Thursday evenings 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm or Saturday afternoons 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm. The winter/spring semester runs from January 14th – May 20th, but we offer open enrollment throughout the year, so you can join us anytime! Participation Fee is $80 a month for once a week sessions. [less-]
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Maple Sugaring Days

02-26-2017

Presented by Montgomery Parks at Brookside Nature Center, Wheaton
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Feb 25 @ 10:00 am Sun, Feb 26 @ 10:00 am

February is Maple Sugaring Month at Brookside Nature Center. Every Saturday and Sunday you'll have an opportunity to experience an

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February is Maple Sugaring Month at Brookside Nature Center. Every Saturday and Sunday you'll have an opportunity to experience an American tradition: maple sugaring! Watch the whole maple sugaring process from start to finish. See sap drip from trees and taste it. Watch us boil it down into sweet maple syrup, then sample a tasty treat. Join in the fun and activities and learn something new at this family-friendly program! Space is limited so pre-registration is encouraged.

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Revels Educational Workshops

03-20-2017

Presented by Washington Revels at Washington Revels, Silver Spring
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Feb 23 @ 4:30 pm Fri, Feb 24 @ 9:45 am Fri, Feb 24 @ 10:45 am + 17 more dates and times

Fri, Feb 24 @ 4:15 pm Mon, Feb 27 @ 4:15 pm Thu, Mar 02 @ 4:30 pm Fri, Mar 03 @ 9:45 am Fri, Mar 03 @ 10:45 am Fri, Mar 03 @ 4:15 pm Mon, Mar 06 @ 4:15 pm Thu, Mar 09 @ 4:30 pm Fri, Mar 10 @ 9:45 am Fri, Mar 10 @ 10:45 am Fri, Mar 10 @ 4:15 pm Mon, Mar 13 @ 4:15 pm Thu, Mar 16 @ 4:30 pm Fri, Mar 17 @ 9:45 am Fri, Mar 17 @ 10:45 am Fri, Mar 17 @ 4:15 pm Mon, Mar 20 @ 4:15 pm - less dates and times

Come Revel with us!

We invite your little Revelers to celebrate tradition and community in our

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Come Revel with us!

We invite your little Revelers to celebrate tradition and community in our Kindermusik and after-school workshops. Registration for the Winter Session is now open! 

For more information and the class schedule, visit http://revelsdc.org/revels-kids/education/ and http://revelsdc.org/revels-kids/kindermusik/.

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Art at Rockville: Esteban del Valle

03-26-2017

Presented by VisArts at VisArts at Rockville, Rockville
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Feb 24 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm + 21 more dates and times

Sun, Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 01 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 02 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 03 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 04 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Mar 05 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 08 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 09 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 10 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 11 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Mar 12 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 15 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 16 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 17 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 18 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Mar 19 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 22 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 23 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 24 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 25 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Mar 26 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

In a mix of painting, drawing, sculpture, video, street art, and political cartoon, Esteban del Valle’s solo exhibition grapples with the [more+]
In a mix of painting, drawing, sculpture, video, street art, and political cartoon, Esteban del Valle’s solo exhibition grapples with the push and pull of power. Del Valle amps up the scale of his work to monumental, wall sized narratives that allude to gentrification, migration, backroom deals, and political corruption. [less-]
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Megan Biddle: Strata

03-03-2017

Presented by Montgomery College's Department of Visual and Performing Arts at Open Gallery, Silver Spring
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Feb 21 @ 8:00 am Wed, Feb 22 @ 8:00 am Thu, Feb 23 @ 8:00 am + 7 more dates and times

Fri, Feb 24 @ 8:00 am Sat, Feb 25 @ 9:00 am Mon, Feb 27 @ 8:00 am Tue, Feb 28 @ 8:00 am Wed, Mar 01 @ 8:00 am Thu, Mar 02 @ 8:00 am Fri, Mar 03 @ 8:00 am - less dates and times

Strata is the third in this year’s themed exhibition series Time, Entropy, and Change. Megan Biddle examines how simple motions can transform a 2D surface into a [more+]
Strata is the third in this year’s themed exhibition series Time, Entropy, and Change. Megan Biddle examines how simple motions can transform a 2D surface into a 3D form. Tectonic plates pushing together create a mountain; the same motion can crumple and fold glass, paper, and metal. [less-]
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Revel in Song: A Monthly Community Sing

04-21-2017

Presented by Washington Revels at Washington Revels, Silver Spring
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Feb 21 @ 6:30 pm Tue, Mar 21 @ 6:30 pm Fri, Apr 21 @ 6:30 pm
On the 21st of every month, we gather to share songs, community and refreshments – and sometimes even a dance or two! We sing adult, kid and family songs. All are welcome [more+]
On the 21st of every month, we gather to share songs, community and refreshments – and sometimes even a dance or two! We sing adult, kid and family songs. All are welcome to bring a song to share. Sign up in advance to lead a song by emailing jrasi@revelsdc.org. Or just show up to sing (or even just to listen)!Our Community Sings have a different theme each month, and may honor the seasons, the holidays, historic or social movements or people, or other themes specifically related to that month.February Theme: Valentine’s Day and African-American Heritage. Seize the day and sing with us to feel the love from Valentine’s Day and celebrate African-American heritage!Typical Schedule:
  • 6:30-7:30pm – Songs for Families & Children
  • 7:30-8:00 – Songs, Snacks & Celebration of that month’s Birthdays
  • 8:00-9:00 – Songs for People Who Love to Sing
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Soul to Soul: Sacred Roots: How Our Past Nourishes Who We Are Today

02-21-2017

Presented by Sandy Spring Museum at Sandy Spring Museum, Sandy Spring
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm
Feed the soul through music, prayer and traditions. Soul to Soul is a series of quarterly interfaith programs created by the women of Temple Isaiah, the Ahmadiyya Muslim [more+]
Feed the soul through music, prayer and traditions. Soul to Soul is a series of quarterly interfaith programs created by the women of Temple Isaiah, the Ahmadiyya Muslim community, the Church of Latter Day Saints and the community designed to strengthen community bonds, and build peace and understanding through interfaith dialogue and learning. This is open to girls and women of all ages, with middle schoolers, high schoolers and adults each meeting with their peers. [less-]
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B.C./A.C.: Art Before/After Child

03-10-2017

Presented by Montgomery College's Department of Visual and Performing Arts at King Street Gallery, Silver Spring
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 22 @ 8:00 am Thu, Feb 23 @ 8:00 am Fri, Feb 24 @ 8:00 am + 10 more dates and times

Mon, Feb 27 @ 8:00 am Tue, Feb 28 @ 8:00 am Wed, Mar 01 @ 8:00 am Thu, Mar 02 @ 8:00 am Fri, Mar 03 @ 8:00 am Mon, Mar 06 @ 8:00 am Tue, Mar 07 @ 8:00 am Wed, Mar 08 @ 8:00 am Thu, Mar 09 @ 8:00 am Fri, Mar 10 @ 8:00 am - less dates and times

B.C./A.C. explores changes to an artist’s practice after having a child. Artists exhibit work from before and after childbirth, revealing changes in everything [more+]
B.C./A.C. explores changes to an artist’s practice after having a child. Artists exhibit work from before and after childbirth, revealing changes in everything from subject matter to media they are comfortable using. The exhibition includes work by Brian Barr, Megan Blafas-Chriss, Andrew Blair, Bradley Chriss, Erin Deneuville, Becca Johnson, Kate Kretz, Erin Raedeke, Allison Reimus, Lauren Rice, and Katherine Sable. [less-]
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Children's Dance Classes in Rockville, MD at CityDance

05-27-2017

Presented by CityDance at CityDance School and Conservatory at Rockville, Rockville
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 22 @ 9:00 am Thu, Feb 23 @ 9:00 am Fri, Feb 24 @ 9:00 am + 79 more dates and times

Sat, Feb 25 @ 9:00 am Mon, Feb 27 @ 9:00 am Tue, Feb 28 @ 9:00 am Wed, Mar 01 @ 9:00 am Thu, Mar 02 @ 9:00 am Fri, Mar 03 @ 9:00 am Sat, Mar 04 @ 9:00 am Mon, Mar 06 @ 9:00 am Tue, Mar 07 @ 9:00 am Wed, Mar 08 @ 9:00 am Thu, Mar 09 @ 9:00 am Fri, Mar 10 @ 9:00 am Sat, Mar 11 @ 9:00 am Mon, Mar 13 @ 9:00 am Tue, Mar 14 @ 9:00 am Wed, Mar 15 @ 9:00 am Thu, Mar 16 @ 9:00 am Fri, Mar 17 @ 9:00 am Sat, Mar 18 @ 9:00 am Mon, Mar 20 @ 9:00 am Tue, Mar 21 @ 9:00 am Wed, Mar 22 @ 9:00 am Thu, Mar 23 @ 9:00 am Fri, Mar 24 @ 9:00 am Sat, Mar 25 @ 9:00 am Mon, Mar 27 @ 9:00 am Tue, Mar 28 @ 9:00 am Wed, Mar 29 @ 9:00 am Thu, Mar 30 @ 9:00 am Fri, Mar 31 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 01 @ 9:00 am Mon, Apr 03 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 04 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 05 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 06 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 07 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 08 @ 9:00 am Mon, Apr 10 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 11 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 12 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 13 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 14 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 15 @ 9:00 am Mon, Apr 17 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 18 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 19 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 20 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 21 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 22 @ 9:00 am Mon, Apr 24 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 25 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 26 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 27 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 28 @ 9:00 am Sat, Apr 29 @ 9:00 am Mon, May 01 @ 9:00 am Tue, May 02 @ 9:00 am Wed, May 03 @ 9:00 am Thu, May 04 @ 9:00 am Fri, May 05 @ 9:00 am Sat, May 06 @ 9:00 am Mon, May 08 @ 9:00 am Tue, May 09 @ 9:00 am Wed, May 10 @ 9:00 am Thu, May 11 @ 9:00 am Fri, May 12 @ 9:00 am Sat, May 13 @ 9:00 am Mon, May 15 @ 9:00 am Tue, May 16 @ 9:00 am Wed, May 17 @ 9:00 am Thu, May 18 @ 9:00 am Fri, May 19 @ 9:00 am Sat, May 20 @ 9:00 am Mon, May 22 @ 9:00 am Tue, May 23 @ 9:00 am Wed, May 24 @ 9:00 am Thu, May 25 @ 9:00 am Fri, May 26 @ 9:00 am Sat, May 27 @ 9:00 am - less dates and times

Little Movers Dance Classes (Ages 3-7)

CityDance@Rockville 1570 E Jefferson Street,
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Little Movers Dance Classes (Ages 3-7)

CityDance@Rockville 1570 E Jefferson Street, Rockville MD 20852
Contact: Little Movers Director asanga@citydance.net | 202.242.3646 | View Location Details

Spring Session begins Monday, January 16

Dance classes designed to emphasize creativity and introduce technique, for dancers ages 3-7. Developed by Lorraine Spiegler, CityDance School & Conservatory Artistic Director & dance educator for 25 + years, classes are rooted in a fundamental understanding of children’s basic developmental phases.All Little Movers get the exciting chance to dance in the culminating Children and Youth Concert on the main stage at Strathmore Music Center in May.
FIND YOUR CLASS & REGISTER TODAYMonday Flamenco (Ages 4-7) 4:30-5:30pm* / Register Tuesday Pre-Ballet A/B (Ages 4-5) 4:15-5:00pm / Register  Ballet Beginner B (Ages 6-7) 5:00-6:00pm / Register Thursday Ballet Beginner A (Ages 5-6) 4:30-5:30pm / Register Friday Hip Hop (Ages 5-7) 4:30-5:30pm / RegisterSaturday Sri Lankan (5-11) 9:00-10:00am* / Register  Creative Movers (Ages 3-5) 10:00am-10:45am / Register Pre-Ballet A/B (Ages 4-5) 9:15-10:00am / Register  Ballet Beginner A (Ages 5-6) 10:00-11:00am / Register  Ballet Beginner B (Ages 6-7) 11:00-12:00pm / Register  *Annual Registration Only

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4th Annual Art League of Germantown Exhibit and Artists Reception

04-14-2017

Presented by Arts on the Green at Kentlands Mansion, Gaithersburg
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 22 @ 9:00 am Thu, Feb 23 @ 9:00 am Fri, Feb 24 @ 9:00 am + 35 more dates and times

Mon, Feb 27 @ 9:00 am Tue, Feb 28 @ 9:00 am Wed, Mar 01 @ 9:00 am Thu, Mar 02 @ 9:00 am Fri, Mar 03 @ 9:00 am Mon, Mar 06 @ 9:00 am Tue, Mar 07 @ 9:00 am Wed, Mar 08 @ 9:00 am Thu, Mar 09 @ 9:00 am Fri, Mar 10 @ 9:00 am Mon, Mar 13 @ 9:00 am Tue, Mar 14 @ 9:00 am Wed, Mar 15 @ 9:00 am Thu, Mar 16 @ 9:00 am Fri, Mar 17 @ 9:00 am Mon, Mar 20 @ 9:00 am Tue, Mar 21 @ 9:00 am Wed, Mar 22 @ 9:00 am Thu, Mar 23 @ 9:00 am Fri, Mar 24 @ 9:00 am Mon, Mar 27 @ 9:00 am Tue, Mar 28 @ 9:00 am Wed, Mar 29 @ 9:00 am Thu, Mar 30 @ 9:00 am Fri, Mar 31 @ 9:00 am Mon, Apr 03 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 04 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 05 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 06 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 07 @ 9:00 am Mon, Apr 10 @ 9:00 am Tue, Apr 11 @ 9:00 am Wed, Apr 12 @ 9:00 am Thu, Apr 13 @ 9:00 am Fri, Apr 14 @ 9:00 am - less dates and times

Arts on the Green presents a juried mixed media exhibition featuring the artists of The Art League of Germantown. The exhibit is on display from January 20 through April [more+]
Arts on the Green presents a juried mixed media exhibition featuring the artists of The Art League of Germantown. The exhibit is on display from January 20 through April 14th, 2017 at Kentlands Mansion.A meet the artists reception will be held on Thursday, February 9th from 7:00 – 8:30 pm. All are welcome.The whimsical theme “Cabin Fever” will focus on winter and its attributes as well as the longing visions of other seasons and memories.  We are very pleased to announce that the exhibit will be juried by distinguished local artist and Compass Atelier founder Glen Kessler.  The exhibit will include a range of artwork including oil/acrylic paintings, watercolors, pastels, drawings, collage, lithographic prints and photography.  Our ALOG Kentlands Mansion exhibit promises to be an exciting and memorable event.The Art League of Germantown’s purpose is to further the careers of fine artists and fine crafters and to bring an appreciation of these arts to the community. Our members include professional and amateur artists and crafters and all those who love the visual arts.ALOG’s goals include furthering art appreciation and education in the community; to provide members with the stimulation to thrive in their personal art goals; and to encourage enthusiastic support and appreciation for art.Located at 320 Kent Square Road, the Mansion Gallery offers the opportunity to view art in the beautiful, timeless setting of this historic estate. Viewing hours are generally Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., but due to event scheduling, please call the Mansion prior to your visit to confirm Gallery access. [less-]
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Intentions in Wood

03-05-2017

Presented by Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture at Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 22 @ 9:00 am Thu, Feb 23 @ 9:00 am Fri, Feb 24 @ 9:00 am + 9 more dates and times

Sat, Feb 25 @ 9:00 am Sun, Feb 26 @ 9:00 am Mon, Feb 27 @ 9:00 am Tue, Feb 28 @ 9:00 am Wed, Mar 01 @ 9:00 am Thu, Mar 02 @ 9:00 am Fri, Mar 03 @ 9:00 am Sat, Mar 04 @ 9:00 am Sun, Mar 05 @ 9:00 am - less dates and times

The Glen Echo Park Partnership is pleased to present Intentions in Wood. This exhibition showcases the media of wood interpreted by three artists, Phil Brown, David Fry, and [more+]
The Glen Echo Park Partnership is pleased to present Intentions in Wood. This exhibition showcases the media of wood interpreted by three artists, Phil Brown, David Fry, and Davrill Nash. Each artist uses different types of wood and different techniques to create their work. From tables, to bowls, to vases, visitors will see the many ways that wood can be formed into something new. [less-]
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Winter White Gallery Exhibit and Artists Reception

02-27-2017

Presented by Arts on the Green at Arts Barn, Gaithersburg
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 22 @ 10:00 am Thu, Feb 23 @ 10:00 am Fri, Feb 24 @ 10:00 am + 2 more dates and times

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Gaithersburg’s Arts on the Green presents “Winter White,” an exhibit featuring the works of [more+]
Gaithersburg’s Arts on the Green presents “Winter White,” an exhibit featuring the works of Richardene Forrest-Thweatt, Michael Kuchinsky, Linda Orenstein, Elizabeth Steel, Mary Weiss-Waldhorn, Fran Abrams, Matthew Baker, Tony Glander, Judy Gross, Sheryl Massaro, Jack Donnelly, Jennifer Pizzillo, Homer Yost, Richard Weiblinger, Yolanda Prinsloo, and Marleen Van den Neste, through February 27, 2017. The gallery is located in the Arts Barn at 311 Kent Square Road, with viewing hours Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 1:30 to 5 p.m. The public is invited to meet the artists during a free Artists Reception on Thursday, January 19 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. “Winter White” consists of imaginative sculpture, glass, oil, acrylic, clay, photography, and mixed media works that are devoid of most color but are rich in texture and allure. The simplicity of the approximately 95% colorless theme has allowed the artists to illustrate nature, the human form, creatures, mosaics, and every day objects with striking clarity. [less-]
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Post Memory: Photographs of a Certain Place & Time

03-03-2017

Presented by Kramer Gallery and Music Room at Kramer Gallery and Music Room - Silver Spring Civi..., Silver Spring
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 22 @ 10:00 am Thu, Feb 23 @ 10:00 am Fri, Feb 24 @ 10:00 am + 5 more dates and times

Mon, Feb 27 @ 10:00 am Tue, Feb 28 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 01 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 02 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 03 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

Opening Reception: Thursday, January 12, 2017 | 6 - 8 PMOn View: January 12, 2017 - March 3, 2017This exhibition brings together four artists –  Bonnie B. [more+]
Opening Reception: Thursday, January 12, 2017 | 6 - 8 PMOn View: January 12, 2017 - March 3, 2017This exhibition brings together four artists –  Bonnie B. Collier, Kaitlin Jencso, Muriel Hasbun and Miriam Mörsel Nathan – whose photo-based work explores the ways that memories and personal histories can be reclaimed, reconstructed, and reimagined.  The artists in this exhibition embrace a variety of processes and techniques.  Archival photographs and documents are manipulated, juxtaposed, and embellished.  Fragments of scenes obscured by movement and light are offered up.  Together, the works suggest loss, nostalgia, and a desire to pay tribute to persons, places, and moments past. [less-]
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Artist Patty Guzman Exhibit

03-15-2017

Presented by Renewal by Andersen at Renewal by Andersen Rockville Gallery & Showroom, Rockville
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 22 @ 10:00 am Thu, Feb 23 @ 10:00 am Fri, Feb 24 @ 10:00 am + 19 more dates and times

Sat, Feb 25 @ 10:00 am Sun, Feb 26 @ 10:00 am Mon, Feb 27 @ 10:00 am Tue, Feb 28 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 01 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 02 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 03 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 04 @ 10:00 am Sun, Mar 05 @ 10:00 am Mon, Mar 06 @ 10:00 am Tue, Mar 07 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 08 @ 10:00 am Thu, Mar 09 @ 10:00 am Fri, Mar 10 @ 10:00 am Sat, Mar 11 @ 10:00 am Sun, Mar 12 @ 10:00 am Mon, Mar 13 @ 10:00 am Tue, Mar 14 @ 10:00 am Wed, Mar 15 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

Enjoy a Valentine’s Day art exhibit featuring local artist Patty Guzman, whose work stems from her love of life and reveals the most intimate corners of her existence. [more+]
Enjoy a Valentine’s Day art exhibit featuring local artist Patty Guzman, whose work stems from her love of life and reveals the most intimate corners of her existence. Experience her most popular pieces, including “Unfinished Love”, featured throughout the Rockville showroom. Ms. Guzman’s exhibit will remain open through March 15th and is free to enter.About the Artist: Patty Guzman, Resident Artist at Artists & Makers 2 in Rockville, was born in Monterey, Nuevo Leon and began painting in Mexico City. Her early works in oil and acrylic were influenced by cubists and abstract artists like Manuel Felguerez and Jackson Pollock. Today, her work stems from her love of life and reveals the most intimate corners of her existence. From a life marked by episodes of suffering, her art represents hope for liberation. [less-]
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Ella Enchanted the Musical

03-19-2017

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC at Adventure Theatre MTC, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 22 @ 10:30 am Thu, Feb 23 @ 10:30 am Thu, Feb 23 @ 12:30 pm + 37 more dates and times

Fri, Feb 24 @ 10:30 am Sat, Feb 25 @ 11:00 am Sat, Feb 25 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Feb 25 @ 4:30 pm Tue, Feb 28 @ 10:30 am Tue, Feb 28 @ 12:30 pm Wed, Mar 01 @ 10:30 am Thu, Mar 02 @ 10:30 am Thu, Mar 02 @ 12:30 pm Fri, Mar 03 @ 11:00 am Sat, Mar 04 @ 11:00 am Sat, Mar 04 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Mar 04 @ 4:30 pm Sun, Mar 05 @ 11:00 am Sun, Mar 05 @ 2:00 pm Tue, Mar 07 @ 10:30 am Tue, Mar 07 @ 12:30 pm Wed, Mar 08 @ 10:30 am Thu, Mar 09 @ 10:30 am Thu, Mar 09 @ 12:30 pm Fri, Mar 10 @ 10:30 am Sat, Mar 11 @ 11:00 am Sat, Mar 11 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Mar 11 @ 4:30 pm Sun, Mar 12 @ 11:00 am Sun, Mar 12 @ 2:00 pm Tue, Mar 14 @ 10:30 am Tue, Mar 14 @ 12:30 pm Wed, Mar 15 @ 10:30 am Thu, Mar 16 @ 10:30 am Thu, Mar 16 @ 12:30 pm Fri, Mar 17 @ 11:00 am Sat, Mar 18 @ 11:00 am Sat, Mar 18 @ 2:00 pm Sat, Mar 18 @ 4:30 pm Sun, Mar 19 @ 11:00 am Sun, Mar 19 @ 2:00 pm - less dates and times

A World Premiere Musical supported in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
A co-commission with First Stage, Milwaukee, WI By Karen [more+]
A World Premiere Musical supported in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
A co-commission with First Stage, Milwaukee, WI By Karen Zacarias Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma Adapted from the book by Gail Carson Levine Directed by Mary Hall Surface Recommended for all agesBased on the Newbery Honor book by Gail Carson Levine. Baby Ella of Frell is given the “gift” of obedience by Lucinda, a misguided fairy, and thus cannot disobey any direct order. Then when tragedy strikes, Ella is reduced to an obedient servant in her new home with Dame Olga. Can Ella find a way to rid herself of the troublesome curse? [less-]
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Focus on Fiber

04-01-2017

Presented by Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture at Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 22 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm + 31 more dates and times

Sat, Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 01 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 02 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 03 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 04 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Mar 06 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Mar 07 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 08 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 09 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 10 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 11 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Mar 13 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Mar 14 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 15 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 16 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 17 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 18 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Mar 20 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Mar 21 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 22 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 23 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 24 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 25 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Mar 27 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 29 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 30 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 31 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Apr 01 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

Glen Echo Park Partnership is pleased to present Focus on Fiber. This exhibition introduces Glen Echo Park's new fiber arts instructors. From knitting and quilting, to [more+]
Glen Echo Park Partnership is pleased to present Focus on Fiber. This exhibition introduces Glen Echo Park's new fiber arts instructors. From knitting and quilting, to weaving and felting, there are exciting new classes and camps coming this spring/summer session. Visit the exhibition to learn more about these great new programs for children, teens and adults. [less-]
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Shané K. Gooding: To See or Not To See

03-19-2017

Presented by VisArts at VisArts at Rockville, Rockville
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 22 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm + 18 more dates and times

Fri, Feb 24 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 01 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 02 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 03 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 04 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Mar 05 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 08 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 09 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 10 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 11 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Mar 12 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 15 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 16 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 17 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 18 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Mar 19 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

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Shané K. Gooding’s project follows four separate men: Jonathan, Paul, Frankiem and Bruce in the same age demographic with different journeys. The current political climate, however,  presents them as one entity, obliterating their stories. In conjunction with “video gazes” there are vignettes of documentary footage that share the day-to-day lives of the men and offer a piece of their journey, their truth, their visibility and their individuality. [less-]
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Estefani Mercedes: 1,000 Yellow Dahlias

03-19-2017

Presented by VisArts at VisArts at Rockville, Rockville
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 22 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm + 17 more dates and times

Sat, Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 01 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 02 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 03 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 04 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Mar 05 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 08 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 09 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 10 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 11 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Mar 12 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 15 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 16 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 17 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 18 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Mar 19 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

Through ethical imagining, ornamental activism, speculative poetics, [more+]
Through ethical imagining, ornamental activism, speculative poetics, and radical gift giving, Estefani Mercedes stages public interventions that attempt to create small reversions within larger, hegemonic structures. In her solo exhibition at VisArts, Mercedes re-presents through video and photography her recent performance 1,000 Yellow Dahlias. This performance involved Mercedes’s attempt to  deliver “thank you notes” from 1,000 different immigrants in New York City to Trump Tower. The performance went viral and was picked up by both the right wing media and Latin American art newspapers. [less-]
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Winter Art Classes for Children and Teens

03-20-2017

Presented by CREATE Arts Center at CREATE Arts Center, Silver Spring
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 22 @ 5:00 pm Thu, Feb 23 @ 5:00 pm Fri, Feb 24 @ 5:00 pm + 27 more dates and times

Sat, Feb 25 @ 9:30 am Sat, Feb 25 @ 11:00 am Sun, Feb 26 @ 3:30 pm Sun, Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm Mon, Feb 27 @ 5:00 pm Wed, Mar 01 @ 5:00 pm Thu, Mar 02 @ 5:00 pm Fri, Mar 03 @ 5:00 pm Sat, Mar 04 @ 9:30 am Sat, Mar 04 @ 11:00 am Sun, Mar 05 @ 3:30 pm Sun, Mar 05 @ 6:00 pm Mon, Mar 06 @ 5:00 pm Wed, Mar 08 @ 5:00 pm Thu, Mar 09 @ 5:00 pm Fri, Mar 10 @ 5:00 pm Sat, Mar 11 @ 9:30 am Sat, Mar 11 @ 11:00 am Sun, Mar 12 @ 3:30 pm Sun, Mar 12 @ 6:00 pm Mon, Mar 13 @ 5:00 pm Wed, Mar 15 @ 5:00 pm Thu, Mar 16 @ 5:00 pm Fri, Mar 17 @ 5:00 pm Sat, Mar 18 @ 9:30 am Sat, Mar 18 @ 11:00 am Mon, Mar 20 @ 5:00 pm - less dates and times

Registration is currently open for winter art classes at CREATE Arts Center in downtown Silver Spring. We offer [more+]
Registration is currently open for winter art classes at CREATE Arts Center in downtown Silver Spring. We offer after school and weekend classes for children ages 4 to 15, including Drawing & Painting, Family Pottery, Kids PotteryStorytelling Through Cartooning, and much more!

Registration is also open for our art-themed No School Day Camps that run during DCPS and MCPS no school days, and our Winter Break Art Camp.

At CREATE, students explore their own creativity and imagination in a supportive environment where the experience is as important as the finished product.

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Winter Student Theatre Programs

04-01-2017

Presented by The Highwood Theatre at The Highwood Theatre, Silver Spring
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm Thu, Feb 23 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Feb 24 @ 11:00 am + 26 more dates and times

Sat, Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm Wed, Mar 01 @ 6:00 pm Thu, Mar 02 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Mar 03 @ 11:00 am Sat, Mar 04 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Mar 06 @ 6:00 pm Wed, Mar 08 @ 6:00 pm Thu, Mar 09 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Mar 10 @ 11:00 am Sat, Mar 11 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Mar 13 @ 6:00 pm Wed, Mar 15 @ 6:00 pm Thu, Mar 16 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Mar 17 @ 11:00 am Sat, Mar 18 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Mar 20 @ 6:00 pm Wed, Mar 22 @ 6:00 pm Thu, Mar 23 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Mar 24 @ 11:00 am Sat, Mar 25 @ 12:00 pm Mon, Mar 27 @ 6:00 pm Wed, Mar 29 @ 6:00 pm Thu, Mar 30 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Mar 31 @ 11:00 am Sat, Apr 01 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

The weather is getting colder, the days are getting shorter, and Winter is on its way! We know you need something fun to do to make it through those dreary months, so why not [more+]
The weather is getting colder, the days are getting shorter, and Winter is on its way! We know you need something fun to do to make it through those dreary months, so why not spend them having a blast at Highwood!
After School Production Company
Mimicking a professional theatre environment, Highwood's student Production Company allows students in 4th - 12th grade the opportunity to rehearse and perform a fully-produced mainstage production. From student directed plays to elaborate musicals, Highwood's Production Company provides training in a safe, welcoming environment. The upcoming production for the Winter session is the classic American musical Gypsy, which tells the true story of infamous stage mother Mama Rose as she pushes her daughters into the spotlight with a surprising result. Rehearsals begin January 9th, and the schedule will be determined buy our conflict-free date survey. Participation Fee for this production is $500 + a $25 registration fee.
BollyX and Hip Hop Mash-Up Class
This class combines the hour-long, high-energy Bollywood-inspired dance workout with an hour of hip-hop dance technique.  Perfectly complementing each other, these two dance styles are fun, great exercise, and help performers in all areas including energy, performance, acting, agility, and fitness. The BollyX and Hip Hop Mash-up class is open to all students in grades 4 - 12 and will meet on Thursdays from 6:00 - 8:00 PM. Classes begin January 12th and will run through March 2nd. Participation Fee is $240 (or $170 if you register for the class AND the production company).
Home School Production Company
The vision of the Home School Production Company is to develop and inspire a community of self-confident, insightful creators with a passion for collaboration, theatre, and the arts. This Fall, the Home School Production Company students have been working hard brainstorming and developing ideas to write their very own play. The winter/spring segment (January 13th – March 31st) will focus on rehearsing and producing that original play and will culminate in a final production in March. Students will rehearse, design and then perform the student-written piece in a full-scale production on the Highwood stage! The Home School Production Company is open to students grades 2-7 and meets every Friday from 12:30 – 3:30 pm. Participation fee is $250 plus a $25 materials fee.
Living Shakespeare Home School Class
Back by popular demand! The Home School class this winter is a continuation of our Fall “Living Shakespeare,” where students grades 1-7 get to explore the world of Shakespeare in this engaging, active class. Not only do students get a chance to read and act some of Shakespeare’s greatest scenes and monologues, they also explore the stories behind his work and what life was like in Shakespearean times. This class culminates in a final showcase performance. The Winter segment runs January 13th – March 3rd, and meets on Fridays from 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. Participation Fee is $200 (or $125 if you also sign up for the Home School Production Company).
Student Tech Crew
Highwood's Tech Crew is open to students in grades 4 – 12 who will meet regularly to learn about all aspects of Technical Theatre and create the technical elements of Highwood’s Mainstage Season of student and professional productions. Students will have the opportunity to work on all aspects of technical theatre and will get to choose their focus area to work on for each production (set, props, costumes, lighting, sound). Tech Crew members can choose to come one or two days per week: Monday evenings 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm or Saturday afternoons 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm. The Winter/Spring semester runs from January 9th – May 20th, but we offer open enrollment throughout the year, so you can join us anytime! Participation Fee is $80 a month for once a week sessions.
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Winter Home School Theater Programs

03-31-2017

Presented by The Highwood Theatre at The Highwood Theatre, Silver Spring
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Feb 23 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Feb 24 @ 11:00 am + 38 more dates and times

Fri, Feb 24 @ 11:00 am Fri, Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Feb 24 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 02 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 02 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Mar 03 @ 11:00 am Fri, Mar 03 @ 11:00 am Fri, Mar 03 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 03 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Mar 04 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 09 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 09 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Mar 10 @ 11:00 am Fri, Mar 10 @ 11:00 am Fri, Mar 10 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 10 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Mar 11 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 16 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 16 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Mar 17 @ 11:00 am Fri, Mar 17 @ 11:00 am Fri, Mar 17 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 17 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Mar 18 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 23 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 23 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Mar 24 @ 11:00 am Fri, Mar 24 @ 11:00 am Fri, Mar 24 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 24 @ 6:00 pm Sat, Mar 25 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 30 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 30 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Mar 31 @ 11:00 am Fri, Mar 31 @ 11:00 am Fri, Mar 31 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 31 @ 6:00 pm - less dates and times

The Holidays are upon us and Winter will be here before we know it! Make sure to keep warm and active by signing up for a fun Highwood Home School program!The vision of the [more+]
The Holidays are upon us and Winter will be here before we know it! Make sure to keep warm and active by signing up for a fun Highwood Home School program!The vision of the Home School Production Company is to develop and inspire a community of self-confident, insightful creators with a passion for collaboration, theatre, and the arts. This Fall, the Home School Production Company students have been working hard brainstorming and developing ideas to write their very own play. The winter/spring segment (January 13th - March 31st) will focus on rehearsing and producing that original play and will culminate in a final production in March. Students will rehearse, design and then perform the student-written piece in a full-scale production on the Highwood stage! The Home School Production Company is open to students grades 2-7 and meets every Friday from 12:30 - 3:30 pm. Participation fee is $250 plus a $25 materials fee.Back by popular demand! The Home School class this winter is a continuation of our Fall "Living Shakespeare," where students grades 1-7 get to explore the world of Shakespeare in this engaging, active class. Not only do students get a chance to read and act some of Shakespeare's greatest scenes and monologues, they also explore the stories behind his work and what life was like in Shakespearean times. This class culminates in a final showcase performance. The Winter segment runs January 13th - March 3rd, and meets on Fridays from 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM. Participation Fee is $200 (or $125 if you also sign up for the Home School Production Company).The Student Tech Crew is open to Home School students in grades 4 - 12 who will meet regularly to learn about all aspects of Technical Theatre and create the technical elements of Highwood's Mainstage Season of student and professional productions. Students will have the opportunity to work on all aspects of technical theatre and will get to choose their focus area to work on for each production (set, props, costumes, lighting, sound). Tech Crew members can choose to come one or two days per week: Thursday evenings 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm or Saturday afternoons 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm. The winter/spring semester runs from January 14th – May 20th, but we offer open enrollment throughout the year, so you can join us anytime! Participation Fee is $80 a month for once a week sessions. [less-]
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Maple Sugaring Days

02-26-2017

Presented by Montgomery Parks at Brookside Nature Center, Wheaton
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm Sat, Feb 25 @ 10:00 am Sun, Feb 26 @ 10:00 am

February is Maple Sugaring Month at Brookside Nature Center. Every Saturday and Sunday you'll have an opportunity to experience an

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February is Maple Sugaring Month at Brookside Nature Center. Every Saturday and Sunday you'll have an opportunity to experience an American tradition: maple sugaring! Watch the whole maple sugaring process from start to finish. See sap drip from trees and taste it. Watch us boil it down into sweet maple syrup, then sample a tasty treat. Join in the fun and activities and learn something new at this family-friendly program! Space is limited so pre-registration is encouraged.

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Revels Educational Workshops

03-20-2017

Presented by Washington Revels at Washington Revels, Silver Spring
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Feb 23 @ 4:30 pm Fri, Feb 24 @ 9:45 am Fri, Feb 24 @ 10:45 am + 17 more dates and times

Fri, Feb 24 @ 4:15 pm Mon, Feb 27 @ 4:15 pm Thu, Mar 02 @ 4:30 pm Fri, Mar 03 @ 9:45 am Fri, Mar 03 @ 10:45 am Fri, Mar 03 @ 4:15 pm Mon, Mar 06 @ 4:15 pm Thu, Mar 09 @ 4:30 pm Fri, Mar 10 @ 9:45 am Fri, Mar 10 @ 10:45 am Fri, Mar 10 @ 4:15 pm Mon, Mar 13 @ 4:15 pm Thu, Mar 16 @ 4:30 pm Fri, Mar 17 @ 9:45 am Fri, Mar 17 @ 10:45 am Fri, Mar 17 @ 4:15 pm Mon, Mar 20 @ 4:15 pm - less dates and times

Come Revel with us!

We invite your little Revelers to celebrate tradition and community in our

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Come Revel with us!

We invite your little Revelers to celebrate tradition and community in our Kindermusik and after-school workshops. Registration for the Winter Session is now open! 

For more information and the class schedule, visit http://revelsdc.org/revels-kids/education/ and http://revelsdc.org/revels-kids/kindermusik/.

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Art at Rockville: Esteban del Valle

03-26-2017

Presented by VisArts at VisArts at Rockville, Rockville
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Feb 24 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm + 21 more dates and times

Sun, Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 01 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 02 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 03 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 04 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Mar 05 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 08 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 09 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 10 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 11 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Mar 12 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 15 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 16 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 17 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 18 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Mar 19 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 22 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 23 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 24 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 25 @ 12:00 pm Sun, Mar 26 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

In a mix of painting, drawing, sculpture, video, street art, and political cartoon, Esteban del Valle’s solo exhibition grapples with the [more+]
In a mix of painting, drawing, sculpture, video, street art, and political cartoon, Esteban del Valle’s solo exhibition grapples with the push and pull of power. Del Valle amps up the scale of his work to monumental, wall sized narratives that allude to gentrification, migration, backroom deals, and political corruption. [less-]
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