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Best of the Best: Gaithersburg Artists Exhibit

08-02-2016

Presented by City of Gaithersburg Arts and Events at The Activity Center at Bohrer Park, Gaithersburg
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jul 31 @ 8:00am Mon, Aug 01 @ 6:00am Tue, Aug 02 @ 6:00am
Artists that live or work in Gaithersburg or create artwork with Gaithersburg as the subject matter were invited to apply to display their artwork as part of this special, [more+]
Artists that live or work in Gaithersburg or create artwork with Gaithersburg as the subject matter were invited to apply to display their artwork as part of this special, new exhibit at the Activity Center Gallery. [less-]
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Wings of Fancy

09-25-2016

Presented by Montgomery Parks at Brookside Gardens, Wheaton
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jul 31 @ 10:00am Mon, Aug 01 @ 10:00am Tue, Aug 02 @ 10:00am + 54 more dates and times

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

The butterflies are back at Brookside Gardens!  Get an up-close look at nature in motion at Brookside Gardens Wings of Fancy Live Butterfly and Caterpillar Exhibit.  This [more+]
The butterflies are back at Brookside Gardens!  Get an up-close look at nature in motion at Brookside Gardens Wings of Fancy Live Butterfly and Caterpillar Exhibit.  This years’ exhibit features live butterflies from all over the world.  Wings of Fancy will be open daily from 10am to 4pm, beginning Wednesday, April 27th through Sunday, September 25th.  Purchase your tickets at the Brookside Gardens Visitors Center at 1800 Glenallan Ave, Wheaton or at the Conservatory gift shops at 1500 Glenallan Ave, Wheaton. Frequent Visitor Passes are also available for use throughout the duration of the season.  Guests will be able to learn about our butterflies amazing metamorphosis, the important role these beautiful creatures play in having a healthy ecosystems, and how to ensure these pollinators thrive in our own gardens. [less-]
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Inside Out

07-31-2016

Presented by Imagination Stage at Imagination Stage, Bethesda
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jul 31 @ 10:00am
It’s bedtime! But instead of getting ready, two children use their imaginations to turn their room into a wonderland of mess! While playing dress-up, a glove becomes a [more+]
It’s bedtime! But instead of getting ready, two children use their imaginations to turn their room into a wonderland of mess! While playing dress-up, a glove becomes a dancing fish, a shirt becomes a fantastic creature, and a sock dance rocks the closet. In this interactive show, discover the joy of turning things inside out! [less-]
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Jumanji

08-28-2016

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC at Adventure Theatre MTC, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jul 31 @ 11:00am Sun, Jul 31 @ 2:00pm Sun, Jul 31 @ 4:30pm + 24 more dates and times

Sat, Aug 06 @ 11:00am Sat, Aug 06 @ 2:00pm Sat, Aug 06 @ 4:30pm Sun, Aug 07 @ 11:00am Sun, Aug 07 @ 2:00pm Sun, Aug 07 @ 4:30pm Sat, Aug 13 @ 11:00am Sat, Aug 13 @ 2:00pm Sat, Aug 13 @ 4:30pm Sun, Aug 14 @ 11:00am Sun, Aug 14 @ 2:00pm Sun, Aug 14 @ 4:30pm Sat, Aug 20 @ 11:00am Sat, Aug 20 @ 2:00pm Sat, Aug 20 @ 4:30pm Sun, Aug 21 @ 11:00am Sun, Aug 21 @ 2:00pm Sun, Aug 21 @ 4:30pm Sat, Aug 27 @ 11:00am Sat, Aug 27 @ 2:00pm Sat, Aug 27 @ 4:30pm Sun, Aug 28 @ 11:00am Sun, Aug 28 @ 2:00pm Sun, Aug 28 @ 4:30pm - less dates and times

A World Premiere JUMANJI June 17 – August 28, 2016 Based on the book by Chris Van Allsburg Adapted by Sandra Eskin & Michael J. Bobbitt Directed by Serge [more+]
A World Premiere JUMANJI June 17 – August 28, 2016 Based on the book by Chris Van Allsburg Adapted by Sandra Eskin & Michael J. Bobbitt Directed by Serge Seiden Recommended for ages 4 and up [less-]
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Teen Drop-in Jazz (6th -12th)

08-21-2016

Presented by Joy of Motion Dance Center at Joy of Motion Dance Center - Bethesda, Bethesda
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jul 31 @ 11:30am Sun, Aug 07 @ 11:30am Sun, Aug 14 @ 11:30am + 1 more dates and times

Sun, Aug 21 @ 11:30am - less dates and times

Jazz is an exciting and ever-evolving dance form full of rhythm, syncopation, passion and life. Steeped in the rhythm of jazz music, a true American art form, jazz dance [more+]
Jazz is an exciting and ever-evolving dance form full of rhythm, syncopation, passion and life. Steeped in the rhythm of jazz music, a true American art form, jazz dance brings energy and life to all those who dance it. Classes explore body isolations of the head, shoulders, ribcage, feet and arms, and encourage individual expression and the development of personal style. Jazz can be powerful and percussive or expressive and lyrical. Ever-evolving, jazz dance is taught with the music of today together with the classical jazz of yesterday. All levels: Some dance experience is suggested. Jazz: Girls: Leotard (preferred) (any style/any color) or camisole fitted top or sports bra tank top and jazz pants/leggings/tights/biker shorts. Boys: Leotard or solid color fitted T-shirt and jazz pants/ leggings/ biker shorts. Footwear: Jazz shoes only. [less-]
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Peter and the Wolf

08-28-2016

Presented by the Puppet Co. at the Puppet Co. Playhouse, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jul 31 @ 11:30am Sun, Jul 31 @ 1:00pm Thu, Aug 04 @ 10:00am + 31 more dates and times

Thu, Aug 04 @ 11:30am Fri, Aug 05 @ 10:00am Fri, Aug 05 @ 11:30am Sat, Aug 06 @ 11:30am Sat, Aug 06 @ 1:00pm Sun, Aug 07 @ 11:30am Sun, Aug 07 @ 1:00pm Thu, Aug 11 @ 10:00am Thu, Aug 11 @ 11:30am Fri, Aug 12 @ 10:00am Fri, Aug 12 @ 11:30am Sat, Aug 13 @ 11:30am Sat, Aug 13 @ 1:00pm Sun, Aug 14 @ 11:30am Sun, Aug 14 @ 1:00pm Thu, Aug 18 @ 10:00am Thu, Aug 18 @ 11:30am Fri, Aug 19 @ 10:00am Fri, Aug 19 @ 11:30am Sat, Aug 20 @ 11:30am Sat, Aug 20 @ 1:00pm Sun, Aug 21 @ 11:30am Sun, Aug 21 @ 1:00pm Thu, Aug 25 @ 10:00am Thu, Aug 25 @ 11:30am Fri, Aug 26 @ 10:00am Fri, Aug 26 @ 11:30am Sat, Aug 27 @ 11:30am Sat, Aug 27 @ 1:00pm Sun, Aug 28 @ 11:30am Sun, Aug 28 @ 1:00pm - less dates and times

Staged with half life-size marionettes, Peter and the Wolf is one of the Puppet Co.’s best-loved stories. Over a million children and adults have seen this one-man show, [more+]
Staged with half life-size marionettes, Peter and the Wolf is one of the Puppet Co.’s best-loved stories. Over a million children and adults have seen this one-man show, based on Prokofiev’s popular tale of good versus evil, performed by Puppet Master Christopher Piper. An introduction to the instruments in the orchestra precedes this story of Peter and his animal friends, and their attempts to capture wily “Old Lupus.” [less-]
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Turning the Page: Children’s Book Illustrations

07-31-2016

Presented by Strathmore at The Mansion at Strathmore, North Bethesda
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jul 31 @ 12:00pm
“Read me a story.” These words have the power to turn children into emerging readers, and picture books are the gateway through which parents first guide them. Before [more+]
“Read me a story.” These words have the power to turn children into emerging readers, and picture books are the gateway through which parents first guide them. Before they even learn their ABCs, young readers are swept up in the glory of a story when there are beautiful illustrations to light the way. Join us as we present the work of artists who bridge written and pictorial languages, inspire our imaginations, and promote reading and language development in subtle and creative ways. In addition to illustrations, the exhibition explores book design, binding, and building in a true celebration of all things picture book. From the Mazza Museum: Martha Alexander, Jose Aruego, Aliki Brandenberg, Clare Beaton, Marcia Brown, Christopher Canyon, Eric Carle, Dominic Catalano, Lynne Cherry, Helen Cogancherry, Barbara Cooney Tomasito, Donald Crews, Tomie dePaola, Leo and Diane Dillon, Arthur Geisert, Cheryl Harness, Kevin Hawkes, Kevin Henkes, Steven Kellogg, Maryann Kovalski, Blair Lent, Betsy Lewin, Rafael Lopez, David Macaulay, Suse MacDonald, Gerald McDermott, Wendell Minor, Kelly Oechsli, Korky Paul, Ted Rand, Robert Rayevsky, Peter Sis, Kris Waldherr, Wendy Watson, David Wisniewski, and Sharon Hawkins Vargo. From Local Artists: Lulu Delacre, Richard Foa, Sallie Lowenstein, Jennifer O’Connell, Jessica Rose, Susan Stockdale, and Janet Morgan Stoeke. Illustration from Lilly’s Big Day by Kevin Henkes, courtesy of the Mazza Museum. Please join us for the following events, presented in conjunction with the exhibition: PANEL DISCUSSION: CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATIONS OVER THE CENTURIES June 26 PANEL DISCUSSION: THE AUTHOR/ILLUSTRATOR RELATIONSHIP June 26 ILLUSTRATION CLASS FOR FAMILIES July 10 ILLUSTRATION CLASS FOR KIDS July 17 ILLUSTRATION TECHNIQUES FOR ADULTS & TEENS July 24 About the Mazza Museum The Mazza Museum houses the most diverse collection of original artwork by children’s book illustrators in the world, with more than 10,000 original illustrations in its collection. Its mission is to promote literacy and enrich the lives of all people through the art of children’s literature, and it offers educational programs throughout the year. More information is available at www.mazzamuseum.org. [less-]
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Off the Beaten Path: Works by the Botanical Art Society of the National Capital Region

07-31-2016

Presented by Strathmore at The Mansion at Strathmore, North Bethesda
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jul 31 @ 12:00pm

Botanical illustrations have long required a

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Botanical illustrations have long required a particular technique and precision to fulfill their scientific purpose, but what happens when botanical artists wander beyond the traditional?

The Botanical Art Society of the National Capital Region invited its artists to explore the possibilities and reach of botanical artwork. The resulting pieces reimagine presentation and composition, from astonishingly realistic examples of trompe l’oeil to comic-inspired interpretations, renderings on furniture, and more. Juried by Susan Frei Nathan of Susan Frei Nathan Fine Works on Paper, this exhibition showcases the breadth of horticulture, botany, and scientific illustration in glorious full bloom.

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19th Century Street Cars

08-28-2016

Presented by National Capital Trolley Museum at National Capital Trolley Museum, Colesville
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jul 31 @ 12:00pm Sat, Aug 06 @ 12:00pm Sun, Aug 07 @ 12:00pm + 6 more dates and times

Sat, Aug 13 @ 12:00pm Sun, Aug 14 @ 12:00pm Sat, Aug 20 @ 12:00pm Sun, Aug 21 @ 12:00pm Sat, Aug 27 @ 12:00pm Sun, Aug 28 @ 12:00pm - less dates and times

Celebrating the beginning of street car service in the Nation’s Capital, the Museum presents the two special exhibits, Civil War Streetcars and Gilded Age [more+]
Celebrating the beginning of street car service in the Nation’s Capital, the Museum presents the two special exhibits, Civil War Streetcars and Gilded Age Streetcars through August 31, 2016. [less-]
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Triple Vision: Mimi Betz, Marylouise Roach, and Madeleine Schaller

08-28-2016

Presented by Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture at Glen Echo Park Popcorn Gallery, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jul 31 @ 12:00pm Sat, Aug 06 @ 12:00pm Sun, Aug 07 @ 12:00pm + 6 more dates and times

Sat, Aug 13 @ 12:00pm Sun, Aug 14 @ 12:00pm Sat, Aug 20 @ 12:00pm Sun, Aug 21 @ 12:00pm Sat, Aug 27 @ 12:00pm Sun, Aug 28 @ 12:00pm - less dates and times

The Glen Echo Park Partnership is pleased to present the exhibition Triple Vision. This exhibition features works from Mimi Betz, Marylouise Roach, and Madeleine Schaller. [more+]
The Glen Echo Park Partnership is pleased to present the exhibition Triple Vision. This exhibition features works from Mimi Betz, Marylouise Roach, and Madeleine Schaller. While they have different art experiences and background, they all share painting in en plein air. They are representational artists who paint primarily in oil and pastel. There will be paintings that are three visions of the same subject, and other paintings displaying their individual interests. Opening Reception Saturday, July 23, 4 to 6pm [less-]
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Rising Scaffold: Sondra Arkin

08-28-2016

Presented by Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture at Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jul 31 @ 12:00pm Sat, Aug 06 @ 12:00pm Sun, Aug 07 @ 12:00pm + 6 more dates and times

Sat, Aug 13 @ 12:00pm Sun, Aug 14 @ 12:00pm Sat, Aug 20 @ 12:00pm Sun, Aug 21 @ 12:00pm Sat, Aug 27 @ 12:00pm Sun, Aug 28 @ 12:00pm - less dates and times

This site-specific installation is curated by Jack Rasmussen who is the director and curator of the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center. The wire sculpture [more+]
This site-specific installation is curated by Jack Rasmussen who is the director and curator of the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center. The wire sculpture will look as if it’s emerging from the floor of the Stone Tower Gallery to make a rising tide of dimensional work. [less-]
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Movement and Balance; Abstract Drawings of an Internal Life

08-28-2016

Presented by Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture at Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jul 31 @ 12:00pm Fri, Aug 05 @ 4:00pm Sat, Aug 06 @ 12:00pm + 7 more dates and times

Sun, Aug 07 @ 12:00pm Sat, Aug 13 @ 12:00pm Sun, Aug 14 @ 12:00pm Sat, Aug 20 @ 12:00pm Sun, Aug 21 @ 12:00pm Sat, Aug 27 @ 12:00pm Sun, Aug 28 @ 12:00pm - less dates and times

Each piece is an expression of an internal personal challenge that is described through a multilayered personal tableau. The use of rhythm, movement and balance helps to [more+]
Each piece is an expression of an internal personal challenge that is described through a multilayered personal tableau. The use of rhythm, movement and balance helps to illustrate each story. Formally, the drawings explore line, color, texture, and composition, sometimes using the horizon line as a stabilizing element. Inspired by the environment and reflective of an inner world, these drawings are viewed up close in order to see the subtleties and gradations that live within all of us. July 23 to August 28, 2016-Saturdays and Sundays, 12pm-6pm. Opening Reception Friday, August 5, 2016, 4 to 6pm [less-]
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TEEN Drop-in Stretch & Strengthen (6th-12th)

08-21-2016

Presented by Joy of Motion Dance Center at Joy of Motion Dance Center - Bethesda, Bethesda
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jul 31 @ 12:30pm Sun, Aug 07 @ 12:30pm Sun, Aug 14 @ 12:30pm + 1 more dates and times

Sun, Aug 21 @ 12:30pm - less dates and times

New for Summer! This class is designed to challenge students by introducing stretching techniques and exercises, as well as strengthening exercises. Students gain a [more+]
New for Summer! This class is designed to challenge students by introducing stretching techniques and exercises, as well as strengthening exercises. Students gain a kinesthetic awareness of their own bodies so that they can integrate the ideas learned in class into their daily lives. All levels: Some prior dance or exercise experience is suggested. Dress Code Stretch and Strengthen: Girls: Leotard (preferred) (any style/any color) or camisole fitted top or sports bra tank top and jazz pants/leggings/tights/biker shorts. Boys: Fitted shirt or solid color fitted T-shirt and jazz pants/leggings/ biker shorts/sweat pants. Footwear: Sneakers (CLEAN athletic shoes) only. No street shoes. [less-]
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The Pirates of Penzance

08-21-2016

Presented by Olney Theatre Center at Olney Theatre Center, Olney
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jul 31 @ 1:00pm Wed, Aug 03 @ 7:45pm Thu, Aug 04 @ 7:45pm + 10 more dates and times

Sat, Aug 06 @ 7:45pm Sun, Aug 07 @ 4:45pm Wed, Aug 10 @ 7:45pm Thu, Aug 11 @ 7:45pm Sat, Aug 13 @ 7:45pm Sun, Aug 14 @ 1:00pm Tue, Aug 16 @ 7:45pm Fri, Aug 19 @ 7:45pm Sat, Aug 20 @ 1:00pm Sun, Aug 21 @ 4:45pm - less dates and times

Gilbert & Sullivan’s beloved operetta gets a hilarious 21st-century update with this fun-filled, family-friendly 70-minute reimagination by Chicago-based company The [more+]
Gilbert & Sullivan’s beloved operetta gets a hilarious 21st-century update with this fun-filled, family-friendly 70-minute reimagination by Chicago-based company The Hypocrites.  For delightful summertime fun, lounge in a beach-ball mosh pit while ten actors sing about sappy pirates, dewy-eyed damsels, and of course, a very stuffy Modern Major General.  (For the best experience, ask for ‘promenade seats’:  share the stage with the actors, and find yourself part of the action!) [less-]
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The Little Mermaid

08-14-2016

Presented by Imagination Stage at Imagination Stage, Bethesda
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jul 31 @ 1:30pm Sun, Jul 31 @ 4:00pm Sat, Aug 06 @ 1:30pm + 7 more dates and times

Sat, Aug 06 @ 4:00pm Sun, Aug 07 @ 1:30pm Sun, Aug 07 @ 4:00pm Sat, Aug 13 @ 1:30pm Sat, Aug 13 @ 4:00pm Sun, Aug 14 @ 1:30pm Sun, Aug 14 @ 4:00pm - less dates and times

In this faithful re-telling of the Hans Christian Andersen original, the Little Mermaid falls in love with a human Prince, and longs to join him in his world above the waves. [more+]
In this faithful re-telling of the Hans Christian Andersen original, the Little Mermaid falls in love with a human Prince, and longs to join him in his world above the waves. Despite the warnings of her Mer-family, the Little Mermaid seeks out the Enchantress who trades her pair of legs for the mermaid’s beautiful singing voice. A follow-up to the highly acclaimed The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe (2012), this collaboration between Imagination Stage and The Washington Ballet features dance, puppets, music, and singing in a highly theatrical and epic style of performance. [less-]
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The Mikado

08-21-2016

Presented by Olney Theatre Center at Olney Theatre Center, Olney
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jul 31 @ 4:45pm Wed, Aug 03 @ 1:00pm Fri, Aug 05 @ 7:45pm + 10 more dates and times

Sat, Aug 06 @ 1:00pm Sun, Aug 07 @ 1:00pm Tue, Aug 09 @ 7:45pm Fri, Aug 12 @ 7:45pm Sat, Aug 13 @ 1:00pm Sun, Aug 14 @ 4:45pm Wed, Aug 17 @ 7:45pm Thu, Aug 18 @ 7:45pm Sat, Aug 20 @ 7:45pm Sun, Aug 21 @ 1:00pm - less dates and times

There’s too much flirting going on in the town of Titipu- and it’s against the law! So the Mikado, the emperor of all, decrees that heads must roll. But what can you do [more+]
There’s too much flirting going on in the town of Titipu- and it’s against the law! So the Mikado, the emperor of all, decrees that heads must roll. But what can you do when love is in the air?  Come find out in this fun-filled, family-friendly 70-minute re-imagination of The Mikado by Chicago-based company The Hypocrites.  Expect zany fun as 10 actors (playing the instruments, too!) sing Gilbert & Sullivan’s lovely, lilting songs with a folk/pop edge.  (For the best experience, ask for ‘promenade seats’:  share the stage with the actors, and find yourself part of the action! [less-]
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Summer Camps at the Academy of Fine Arts

08-14-2016

Presented by Academy of Fine Arts at Academy of Fine Arts, Gaithersburg
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Aug 01 @ 8:15am Tue, Aug 02 @ 8:15am Wed, Aug 03 @ 8:15am + 7 more dates and times

Thu, Aug 04 @ 8:15am Fri, Aug 05 @ 8:15am Mon, Aug 08 @ 8:15am Tue, Aug 09 @ 8:15am Wed, Aug 10 @ 8:15am Thu, Aug 11 @ 8:15am Fri, Aug 12 @ 8:15am - less dates and times

PERFORMING ARTS CAMPS 2016 SUMMER CAMPS

2-WEEK SUMMER CAMPS

FOR KIDS 7 - 17. LET THE PLAY BEGIN!

2-WEEK CAMP SCHEDULE

Prepare for "serious

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PERFORMING ARTS CAMPS 2016 SUMMER CAMPS

2-WEEK SUMMER CAMPS

FOR KIDS 7 - 17. LET THE PLAY BEGIN!

2-WEEK CAMP SCHEDULE

Prepare for "serious fun" with our Profession Teaching Artists guiding you each step of the way, every day! For budding theater performers, actors, singers and dancers of all experience levels, come revel in creativity, craziness, knowledge, friendship, fun and success!!

EVERY CAMPER IS A STAR!!!

You'll be amazed at what kids can do in 2, 4 or 6 weeks of Academy Performing Arts Camps!

DISCOUNTS

Early Bird Registration --10% off before March 1st, 5% by March 15th
Sibling or multi session discount, 5% for each student or session
Spring 2016 Academy students, take 10% off tuition

EVERY MORNING ALL CAMPERS RECEIVE:

Individual work with Professional Teaching Artists
Daily workshops in:

Acting  Build your acting craft through knowledge, practice and professional guidance through scenes and activities by age group.
Dance  Starting from your current skills, learn to move well!
Voice Natural, easy projection through group singing and voice for the stage. Build a flexible voice!

Final performance for family and friends

Featuring scenes/plays developed by students!
Scripted and rehearsed scenes performances
Singing and dance routines in scenes and separate
Free video of the performance

FULL DAY CAMPERS = AFTERNOON ELECTIVES!

Art lessons?

2 weeks of personalized art training!
Exhibit your work at the final performance!

Are you a playwright? Want to be? Original story writing!

2 weeks of personalized help.
Produce and tell your story!

Afternoon improvisation workshops— incredible fun!

July 6th -- July 17th
July 20th -- July 31
August 3rd -- August 14th

Each session offers a final show for family and friends on the last  Friday of Camp. 

Tuition and fees
 

Full Day for 2 weeks (9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.) $530
Half Day for 2 weeks (9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) $300
Extended hours morning for 2 weeks — $60 (Early drop starts at 8:15 a.m.)
Extended hours afternoon for 2 weeks — $150 (Afternoon extended hours until 5:00 p.m.)
Or, call to schedule in advance at $5 per half-hour


Daily Mornings Schedule
 

8:15 Drop off extended care kids.
9:00 Free drop off time. Campers jump into warm ups that include improvisation and games.
9:30 Announcements. Ensemble activities encouraging teamwork.
9:45-12:30 Age groups rotate through Acting, Dance and Voice classes. Technical skill is built in each area as campers create their final productions! Kids re-energize with games, surprise presentations and relax time in short breaks between classes.
12:30 Half-Day campers say good-bye. Full-day campers have lunch.


Daily Afternoons Schedule
 

1:15 Students choose from electives and work with specific instructors: 
COMIC IMPROV Phil Hosford and guests 
STORYTELLING & PLAY CREATION Rita Galindo 
ART Elaine Jones—Basics through advanced
2:15 Students continue with electives OR continue developing their final productions
3:30 ADIEU for now! (Extended care until 5:00 is available)

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Crossroads: Magic + Matter

08-26-2016

Presented by Kramer Gallery and Music Room at Kramer Gallery and Music Room - Silver Spring Civi..., Silver Spring
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Aug 01 @ 9:00am Tue, Aug 02 @ 9:00am Wed, Aug 03 @ 9:00am + 17 more dates and times

Thu, Aug 04 @ 9:00am Fri, Aug 05 @ 9:00am Mon, Aug 08 @ 9:00am Tue, Aug 09 @ 9:00am Wed, Aug 10 @ 9:00am Thu, Aug 11 @ 9:00am Fri, Aug 12 @ 9:00am Mon, Aug 15 @ 9:00am Tue, Aug 16 @ 9:00am Wed, Aug 17 @ 9:00am Thu, Aug 18 @ 9:00am Fri, Aug 19 @ 9:00am Mon, Aug 22 @ 9:00am Tue, Aug 23 @ 9:00am Wed, Aug 24 @ 9:00am Thu, Aug 25 @ 9:00am Fri, Aug 26 @ 9:00am - less dates and times

The Betty Mae Kramer Gallery & Music Room is pleased to celebrate the opening of Crossroads: Magic + Matter with a public reception on Friday, [more+]
The Betty Mae Kramer Gallery & Music Room is pleased to celebrate the opening of Crossroads: Magic + Matter with a public reception on Friday, May 20, 2016 from 6-8PM. This exhibition features artists whose work explores themes of magic, spirit, materiality and the convergence of these seemingly disparate concepts. Featured artists include: Christina Debernardi, Felisa Federman, Pedro Huamani, Diana Liz , Sandra Pérez-Ramos, Maruja Quezada, Nicole Oxendine and Raul Tolentino.  Crossroads: Magic + Matter will remain on view until August 26, 2016. [less-]
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The Seven Palettes Art Exhibition

09-05-2016

Presented by Arts on the Green at Kentlands Mansion, Gaithersburg
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Aug 01 @ 9:00am Tue, Aug 02 @ 9:00am Wed, Aug 03 @ 9:00am + 23 more dates and times

Thu, Aug 04 @ 9:00am Fri, Aug 05 @ 9:00am Mon, Aug 08 @ 9:00am Tue, Aug 09 @ 9:00am Wed, Aug 10 @ 9:00am Thu, Aug 11 @ 9:00am Fri, Aug 12 @ 9:00am Mon, Aug 15 @ 9:00am Tue, Aug 16 @ 9:00am Wed, Aug 17 @ 9:00am Thu, Aug 18 @ 9:00am Fri, Aug 19 @ 9:00am Mon, Aug 22 @ 9:00am Tue, Aug 23 @ 9:00am Wed, Aug 24 @ 9:00am Thu, Aug 25 @ 9:00am Fri, Aug 26 @ 9:00am Mon, Aug 29 @ 9:00am Tue, Aug 30 @ 9:00am Wed, Aug 31 @ 9:00am Thu, Sep 01 @ 9:00am Fri, Sep 02 @ 9:00am Mon, Sep 05 @ 9:00am - less dates and times

The Seven Palettes is a group of seven women who have joined together for the purpose of increasing their immersion in art. Individually they were all doing well,

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The Seven Palettes is a group of seven women who have joined together for the purpose of increasing their immersion in art. Individually they were all doing well, but found that in working together, they could pool their resources and accomplish more, plus support each other and have more fun. They are honest with each other about aspirations, about the foolishness of some ”rules,” and about their artwork.  The group has been working cooperatively since 2012 on activities such as joint workshops and group exhibits, individual and collective websites, and group painting expeditions, near and far.

The Seven Palettes include Sara Becker, Nancy Butler, Helen Gallagher, Caroline Orrick, Ann Rossilli, Penny Smith and Maureen Ward.

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Quest for Magic, Mystery, & Adventure: Summer Camps at BlackRock

08-19-2016

Presented by BlackRock Center for the Arts at BlackRock Center for the Arts, Germantown
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Aug 01 @ 9:00am Tue, Aug 02 @ 9:00am Wed, Aug 03 @ 9:00am + 12 more dates and times

Thu, Aug 04 @ 9:00am Fri, Aug 05 @ 9:00am Mon, Aug 08 @ 9:00am Tue, Aug 09 @ 9:00am Wed, Aug 10 @ 9:00am Thu, Aug 11 @ 9:00am Fri, Aug 12 @ 9:00am Mon, Aug 15 @ 9:00am Tue, Aug 16 @ 9:00am Wed, Aug 17 @ 9:00am Thu, Aug 18 @ 9:00am Fri, Aug 19 @ 9:00am - less dates and times

Prepare thyself for a tale of magic, mystery and adventure at Blackrock Center for the Arts this summer. Students ages 4 ½ - 19 will explore, experience, and

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Prepare thyself for a tale of magic, mystery and adventure at Blackrock Center for the Arts this summer. Students ages 4 ½ - 19 will explore, experience, and celebrate the arts whilst questing through impossible places. Heed the call to expand your arts skills in every discipline (dance, music, theater, and visual art), and embark on a magical quest that you won’t soon forget! Each session culminates in a showcase of original student work and/or an original musical. Before & After Care is available for an additional charge. CIT opportunities for SSL hours.

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Best of the Best: Gaithersburg Artists Exhibit

08-02-2016

Presented by City of Gaithersburg Arts and Events at The Activity Center at Bohrer Park, Gaithersburg
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jul 31 @ 8:00am Mon, Aug 01 @ 6:00am Tue, Aug 02 @ 6:00am
Artists that live or work in Gaithersburg or create artwork with Gaithersburg as the subject matter were invited to apply to display their artwork as part of this special, [more+]
Artists that live or work in Gaithersburg or create artwork with Gaithersburg as the subject matter were invited to apply to display their artwork as part of this special, new exhibit at the Activity Center Gallery. [less-]
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Wings of Fancy

09-25-2016

Presented by Montgomery Parks at Brookside Gardens, Wheaton
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jul 31 @ 10:00am Mon, Aug 01 @ 10:00am Tue, Aug 02 @ 10:00am + 54 more dates and times

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

The butterflies are back at Brookside Gardens!  Get an up-close look at nature in motion at Brookside Gardens Wings of Fancy Live Butterfly and Caterpillar Exhibit.  This [more+]
The butterflies are back at Brookside Gardens!  Get an up-close look at nature in motion at Brookside Gardens Wings of Fancy Live Butterfly and Caterpillar Exhibit.  This years’ exhibit features live butterflies from all over the world.  Wings of Fancy will be open daily from 10am to 4pm, beginning Wednesday, April 27th through Sunday, September 25th.  Purchase your tickets at the Brookside Gardens Visitors Center at 1800 Glenallan Ave, Wheaton or at the Conservatory gift shops at 1500 Glenallan Ave, Wheaton. Frequent Visitor Passes are also available for use throughout the duration of the season.  Guests will be able to learn about our butterflies amazing metamorphosis, the important role these beautiful creatures play in having a healthy ecosystems, and how to ensure these pollinators thrive in our own gardens. [less-]
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Inside Out

07-31-2016

Presented by Imagination Stage at Imagination Stage, Bethesda
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jul 31 @ 10:00am
It’s bedtime! But instead of getting ready, two children use their imaginations to turn their room into a wonderland of mess! While playing dress-up, a glove becomes a [more+]
It’s bedtime! But instead of getting ready, two children use their imaginations to turn their room into a wonderland of mess! While playing dress-up, a glove becomes a dancing fish, a shirt becomes a fantastic creature, and a sock dance rocks the closet. In this interactive show, discover the joy of turning things inside out! [less-]
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Jumanji

08-28-2016

Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC at Adventure Theatre MTC, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jul 31 @ 11:00am Sun, Jul 31 @ 2:00pm Sun, Jul 31 @ 4:30pm + 24 more dates and times

Sat, Aug 06 @ 11:00am Sat, Aug 06 @ 2:00pm Sat, Aug 06 @ 4:30pm Sun, Aug 07 @ 11:00am Sun, Aug 07 @ 2:00pm Sun, Aug 07 @ 4:30pm Sat, Aug 13 @ 11:00am Sat, Aug 13 @ 2:00pm Sat, Aug 13 @ 4:30pm Sun, Aug 14 @ 11:00am Sun, Aug 14 @ 2:00pm Sun, Aug 14 @ 4:30pm Sat, Aug 20 @ 11:00am Sat, Aug 20 @ 2:00pm Sat, Aug 20 @ 4:30pm Sun, Aug 21 @ 11:00am Sun, Aug 21 @ 2:00pm Sun, Aug 21 @ 4:30pm Sat, Aug 27 @ 11:00am Sat, Aug 27 @ 2:00pm Sat, Aug 27 @ 4:30pm Sun, Aug 28 @ 11:00am Sun, Aug 28 @ 2:00pm Sun, Aug 28 @ 4:30pm - less dates and times

A World Premiere JUMANJI June 17 – August 28, 2016 Based on the book by Chris Van Allsburg Adapted by Sandra Eskin & Michael J. Bobbitt Directed by Serge [more+]
A World Premiere JUMANJI June 17 – August 28, 2016 Based on the book by Chris Van Allsburg Adapted by Sandra Eskin & Michael J. Bobbitt Directed by Serge Seiden Recommended for ages 4 and up [less-]
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Teen Drop-in Jazz (6th -12th)

08-21-2016

Presented by Joy of Motion Dance Center at Joy of Motion Dance Center - Bethesda, Bethesda
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jul 31 @ 11:30am Sun, Aug 07 @ 11:30am Sun, Aug 14 @ 11:30am + 1 more dates and times

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Jazz is an exciting and ever-evolving dance form full of rhythm, syncopation, passion and life. Steeped in the rhythm of jazz music, a true American art form, jazz dance [more+]
Jazz is an exciting and ever-evolving dance form full of rhythm, syncopation, passion and life. Steeped in the rhythm of jazz music, a true American art form, jazz dance brings energy and life to all those who dance it. Classes explore body isolations of the head, shoulders, ribcage, feet and arms, and encourage individual expression and the development of personal style. Jazz can be powerful and percussive or expressive and lyrical. Ever-evolving, jazz dance is taught with the music of today together with the classical jazz of yesterday. All levels: Some dance experience is suggested. Jazz: Girls: Leotard (preferred) (any style/any color) or camisole fitted top or sports bra tank top and jazz pants/leggings/tights/biker shorts. Boys: Leotard or solid color fitted T-shirt and jazz pants/ leggings/ biker shorts. Footwear: Jazz shoes only. [less-]
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Peter and the Wolf

08-28-2016

Presented by the Puppet Co. at the Puppet Co. Playhouse, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jul 31 @ 11:30am Sun, Jul 31 @ 1:00pm Thu, Aug 04 @ 10:00am + 31 more dates and times

Thu, Aug 04 @ 11:30am Fri, Aug 05 @ 10:00am Fri, Aug 05 @ 11:30am Sat, Aug 06 @ 11:30am Sat, Aug 06 @ 1:00pm Sun, Aug 07 @ 11:30am Sun, Aug 07 @ 1:00pm Thu, Aug 11 @ 10:00am Thu, Aug 11 @ 11:30am Fri, Aug 12 @ 10:00am Fri, Aug 12 @ 11:30am Sat, Aug 13 @ 11:30am Sat, Aug 13 @ 1:00pm Sun, Aug 14 @ 11:30am Sun, Aug 14 @ 1:00pm Thu, Aug 18 @ 10:00am Thu, Aug 18 @ 11:30am Fri, Aug 19 @ 10:00am Fri, Aug 19 @ 11:30am Sat, Aug 20 @ 11:30am Sat, Aug 20 @ 1:00pm Sun, Aug 21 @ 11:30am Sun, Aug 21 @ 1:00pm Thu, Aug 25 @ 10:00am Thu, Aug 25 @ 11:30am Fri, Aug 26 @ 10:00am Fri, Aug 26 @ 11:30am Sat, Aug 27 @ 11:30am Sat, Aug 27 @ 1:00pm Sun, Aug 28 @ 11:30am Sun, Aug 28 @ 1:00pm - less dates and times

Staged with half life-size marionettes, Peter and the Wolf is one of the Puppet Co.’s best-loved stories. Over a million children and adults have seen this one-man show, [more+]
Staged with half life-size marionettes, Peter and the Wolf is one of the Puppet Co.’s best-loved stories. Over a million children and adults have seen this one-man show, based on Prokofiev’s popular tale of good versus evil, performed by Puppet Master Christopher Piper. An introduction to the instruments in the orchestra precedes this story of Peter and his animal friends, and their attempts to capture wily “Old Lupus.” [less-]
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Turning the Page: Children’s Book Illustrations

07-31-2016

Presented by Strathmore at The Mansion at Strathmore, North Bethesda
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jul 31 @ 12:00pm
“Read me a story.” These words have the power to turn children into emerging readers, and picture books are the gateway through which parents first guide them. Before [more+]
“Read me a story.” These words have the power to turn children into emerging readers, and picture books are the gateway through which parents first guide them. Before they even learn their ABCs, young readers are swept up in the glory of a story when there are beautiful illustrations to light the way. Join us as we present the work of artists who bridge written and pictorial languages, inspire our imaginations, and promote reading and language development in subtle and creative ways. In addition to illustrations, the exhibition explores book design, binding, and building in a true celebration of all things picture book. From the Mazza Museum: Martha Alexander, Jose Aruego, Aliki Brandenberg, Clare Beaton, Marcia Brown, Christopher Canyon, Eric Carle, Dominic Catalano, Lynne Cherry, Helen Cogancherry, Barbara Cooney Tomasito, Donald Crews, Tomie dePaola, Leo and Diane Dillon, Arthur Geisert, Cheryl Harness, Kevin Hawkes, Kevin Henkes, Steven Kellogg, Maryann Kovalski, Blair Lent, Betsy Lewin, Rafael Lopez, David Macaulay, Suse MacDonald, Gerald McDermott, Wendell Minor, Kelly Oechsli, Korky Paul, Ted Rand, Robert Rayevsky, Peter Sis, Kris Waldherr, Wendy Watson, David Wisniewski, and Sharon Hawkins Vargo. From Local Artists: Lulu Delacre, Richard Foa, Sallie Lowenstein, Jennifer O’Connell, Jessica Rose, Susan Stockdale, and Janet Morgan Stoeke. Illustration from Lilly’s Big Day by Kevin Henkes, courtesy of the Mazza Museum. Please join us for the following events, presented in conjunction with the exhibition: PANEL DISCUSSION: CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATIONS OVER THE CENTURIES June 26 PANEL DISCUSSION: THE AUTHOR/ILLUSTRATOR RELATIONSHIP June 26 ILLUSTRATION CLASS FOR FAMILIES July 10 ILLUSTRATION CLASS FOR KIDS July 17 ILLUSTRATION TECHNIQUES FOR ADULTS & TEENS July 24 About the Mazza Museum The Mazza Museum houses the most diverse collection of original artwork by children’s book illustrators in the world, with more than 10,000 original illustrations in its collection. Its mission is to promote literacy and enrich the lives of all people through the art of children’s literature, and it offers educational programs throughout the year. More information is available at www.mazzamuseum.org. [less-]
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Off the Beaten Path: Works by the Botanical Art Society of the National Capital Region

07-31-2016

Presented by Strathmore at The Mansion at Strathmore, North Bethesda
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jul 31 @ 12:00pm

Botanical illustrations have long required a

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Botanical illustrations have long required a particular technique and precision to fulfill their scientific purpose, but what happens when botanical artists wander beyond the traditional?

The Botanical Art Society of the National Capital Region invited its artists to explore the possibilities and reach of botanical artwork. The resulting pieces reimagine presentation and composition, from astonishingly realistic examples of trompe l’oeil to comic-inspired interpretations, renderings on furniture, and more. Juried by Susan Frei Nathan of Susan Frei Nathan Fine Works on Paper, this exhibition showcases the breadth of horticulture, botany, and scientific illustration in glorious full bloom.

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19th Century Street Cars

08-28-2016

Presented by National Capital Trolley Museum at National Capital Trolley Museum, Colesville
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jul 31 @ 12:00pm Sat, Aug 06 @ 12:00pm Sun, Aug 07 @ 12:00pm + 6 more dates and times

Sat, Aug 13 @ 12:00pm Sun, Aug 14 @ 12:00pm Sat, Aug 20 @ 12:00pm Sun, Aug 21 @ 12:00pm Sat, Aug 27 @ 12:00pm Sun, Aug 28 @ 12:00pm - less dates and times

Celebrating the beginning of street car service in the Nation’s Capital, the Museum presents the two special exhibits, Civil War Streetcars and Gilded Age [more+]
Celebrating the beginning of street car service in the Nation’s Capital, the Museum presents the two special exhibits, Civil War Streetcars and Gilded Age Streetcars through August 31, 2016. [less-]
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Triple Vision: Mimi Betz, Marylouise Roach, and Madeleine Schaller

08-28-2016

Presented by Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture at Glen Echo Park Popcorn Gallery, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jul 31 @ 12:00pm Sat, Aug 06 @ 12:00pm Sun, Aug 07 @ 12:00pm + 6 more dates and times

Sat, Aug 13 @ 12:00pm Sun, Aug 14 @ 12:00pm Sat, Aug 20 @ 12:00pm Sun, Aug 21 @ 12:00pm Sat, Aug 27 @ 12:00pm Sun, Aug 28 @ 12:00pm - less dates and times

The Glen Echo Park Partnership is pleased to present the exhibition Triple Vision. This exhibition features works from Mimi Betz, Marylouise Roach, and Madeleine Schaller. [more+]
The Glen Echo Park Partnership is pleased to present the exhibition Triple Vision. This exhibition features works from Mimi Betz, Marylouise Roach, and Madeleine Schaller. While they have different art experiences and background, they all share painting in en plein air. They are representational artists who paint primarily in oil and pastel. There will be paintings that are three visions of the same subject, and other paintings displaying their individual interests. Opening Reception Saturday, July 23, 4 to 6pm [less-]
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Rising Scaffold: Sondra Arkin

08-28-2016

Presented by Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture at Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jul 31 @ 12:00pm Sat, Aug 06 @ 12:00pm Sun, Aug 07 @ 12:00pm + 6 more dates and times

Sat, Aug 13 @ 12:00pm Sun, Aug 14 @ 12:00pm Sat, Aug 20 @ 12:00pm Sun, Aug 21 @ 12:00pm Sat, Aug 27 @ 12:00pm Sun, Aug 28 @ 12:00pm - less dates and times

This site-specific installation is curated by Jack Rasmussen who is the director and curator of the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center. The wire sculpture [more+]
This site-specific installation is curated by Jack Rasmussen who is the director and curator of the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center. The wire sculpture will look as if it’s emerging from the floor of the Stone Tower Gallery to make a rising tide of dimensional work. [less-]
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Movement and Balance; Abstract Drawings of an Internal Life

08-28-2016

Presented by Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture at Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jul 31 @ 12:00pm Fri, Aug 05 @ 4:00pm Sat, Aug 06 @ 12:00pm + 7 more dates and times

Sun, Aug 07 @ 12:00pm Sat, Aug 13 @ 12:00pm Sun, Aug 14 @ 12:00pm Sat, Aug 20 @ 12:00pm Sun, Aug 21 @ 12:00pm Sat, Aug 27 @ 12:00pm Sun, Aug 28 @ 12:00pm - less dates and times

Each piece is an expression of an internal personal challenge that is described through a multilayered personal tableau. The use of rhythm, movement and balance helps to [more+]
Each piece is an expression of an internal personal challenge that is described through a multilayered personal tableau. The use of rhythm, movement and balance helps to illustrate each story. Formally, the drawings explore line, color, texture, and composition, sometimes using the horizon line as a stabilizing element. Inspired by the environment and reflective of an inner world, these drawings are viewed up close in order to see the subtleties and gradations that live within all of us. July 23 to August 28, 2016-Saturdays and Sundays, 12pm-6pm. Opening Reception Friday, August 5, 2016, 4 to 6pm [less-]
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TEEN Drop-in Stretch & Strengthen (6th-12th)

08-21-2016

Presented by Joy of Motion Dance Center at Joy of Motion Dance Center - Bethesda, Bethesda
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jul 31 @ 12:30pm Sun, Aug 07 @ 12:30pm Sun, Aug 14 @ 12:30pm + 1 more dates and times

Sun, Aug 21 @ 12:30pm - less dates and times

New for Summer! This class is designed to challenge students by introducing stretching techniques and exercises, as well as strengthening exercises. Students gain a [more+]
New for Summer! This class is designed to challenge students by introducing stretching techniques and exercises, as well as strengthening exercises. Students gain a kinesthetic awareness of their own bodies so that they can integrate the ideas learned in class into their daily lives. All levels: Some prior dance or exercise experience is suggested. Dress Code Stretch and Strengthen: Girls: Leotard (preferred) (any style/any color) or camisole fitted top or sports bra tank top and jazz pants/leggings/tights/biker shorts. Boys: Fitted shirt or solid color fitted T-shirt and jazz pants/leggings/ biker shorts/sweat pants. Footwear: Sneakers (CLEAN athletic shoes) only. No street shoes. [less-]
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The Pirates of Penzance

08-21-2016

Presented by Olney Theatre Center at Olney Theatre Center, Olney
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jul 31 @ 1:00pm Wed, Aug 03 @ 7:45pm Thu, Aug 04 @ 7:45pm + 10 more dates and times

Sat, Aug 06 @ 7:45pm Sun, Aug 07 @ 4:45pm Wed, Aug 10 @ 7:45pm Thu, Aug 11 @ 7:45pm Sat, Aug 13 @ 7:45pm Sun, Aug 14 @ 1:00pm Tue, Aug 16 @ 7:45pm Fri, Aug 19 @ 7:45pm Sat, Aug 20 @ 1:00pm Sun, Aug 21 @ 4:45pm - less dates and times

Gilbert & Sullivan’s beloved operetta gets a hilarious 21st-century update with this fun-filled, family-friendly 70-minute reimagination by Chicago-based company The [more+]
Gilbert & Sullivan’s beloved operetta gets a hilarious 21st-century update with this fun-filled, family-friendly 70-minute reimagination by Chicago-based company The Hypocrites.  For delightful summertime fun, lounge in a beach-ball mosh pit while ten actors sing about sappy pirates, dewy-eyed damsels, and of course, a very stuffy Modern Major General.  (For the best experience, ask for ‘promenade seats’:  share the stage with the actors, and find yourself part of the action!) [less-]
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The Little Mermaid

08-14-2016

Presented by Imagination Stage at Imagination Stage, Bethesda
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jul 31 @ 1:30pm Sun, Jul 31 @ 4:00pm Sat, Aug 06 @ 1:30pm + 7 more dates and times

Sat, Aug 06 @ 4:00pm Sun, Aug 07 @ 1:30pm Sun, Aug 07 @ 4:00pm Sat, Aug 13 @ 1:30pm Sat, Aug 13 @ 4:00pm Sun, Aug 14 @ 1:30pm Sun, Aug 14 @ 4:00pm - less dates and times

In this faithful re-telling of the Hans Christian Andersen original, the Little Mermaid falls in love with a human Prince, and longs to join him in his world above the waves. [more+]
In this faithful re-telling of the Hans Christian Andersen original, the Little Mermaid falls in love with a human Prince, and longs to join him in his world above the waves. Despite the warnings of her Mer-family, the Little Mermaid seeks out the Enchantress who trades her pair of legs for the mermaid’s beautiful singing voice. A follow-up to the highly acclaimed The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe (2012), this collaboration between Imagination Stage and The Washington Ballet features dance, puppets, music, and singing in a highly theatrical and epic style of performance. [less-]
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The Mikado

08-21-2016

Presented by Olney Theatre Center at Olney Theatre Center, Olney
Upcoming Dates: Sun, Jul 31 @ 4:45pm Wed, Aug 03 @ 1:00pm Fri, Aug 05 @ 7:45pm + 10 more dates and times

Sat, Aug 06 @ 1:00pm Sun, Aug 07 @ 1:00pm Tue, Aug 09 @ 7:45pm Fri, Aug 12 @ 7:45pm Sat, Aug 13 @ 1:00pm Sun, Aug 14 @ 4:45pm Wed, Aug 17 @ 7:45pm Thu, Aug 18 @ 7:45pm Sat, Aug 20 @ 7:45pm Sun, Aug 21 @ 1:00pm - less dates and times

There’s too much flirting going on in the town of Titipu- and it’s against the law! So the Mikado, the emperor of all, decrees that heads must roll. But what can you do [more+]
There’s too much flirting going on in the town of Titipu- and it’s against the law! So the Mikado, the emperor of all, decrees that heads must roll. But what can you do when love is in the air?  Come find out in this fun-filled, family-friendly 70-minute re-imagination of The Mikado by Chicago-based company The Hypocrites.  Expect zany fun as 10 actors (playing the instruments, too!) sing Gilbert & Sullivan’s lovely, lilting songs with a folk/pop edge.  (For the best experience, ask for ‘promenade seats’:  share the stage with the actors, and find yourself part of the action! [less-]
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Summer Camps at the Academy of Fine Arts

08-14-2016

Presented by Academy of Fine Arts at Academy of Fine Arts, Gaithersburg
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Aug 01 @ 8:15am Tue, Aug 02 @ 8:15am Wed, Aug 03 @ 8:15am + 7 more dates and times

Thu, Aug 04 @ 8:15am Fri, Aug 05 @ 8:15am Mon, Aug 08 @ 8:15am Tue, Aug 09 @ 8:15am Wed, Aug 10 @ 8:15am Thu, Aug 11 @ 8:15am Fri, Aug 12 @ 8:15am - less dates and times

PERFORMING ARTS CAMPS 2016 SUMMER CAMPS

2-WEEK SUMMER CAMPS

FOR KIDS 7 - 17. LET THE PLAY BEGIN!

2-WEEK CAMP SCHEDULE

Prepare for "serious

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PERFORMING ARTS CAMPS 2016 SUMMER CAMPS

2-WEEK SUMMER CAMPS

FOR KIDS 7 - 17. LET THE PLAY BEGIN!

2-WEEK CAMP SCHEDULE

Prepare for "serious fun" with our Profession Teaching Artists guiding you each step of the way, every day! For budding theater performers, actors, singers and dancers of all experience levels, come revel in creativity, craziness, knowledge, friendship, fun and success!!

EVERY CAMPER IS A STAR!!!

You'll be amazed at what kids can do in 2, 4 or 6 weeks of Academy Performing Arts Camps!

DISCOUNTS

Early Bird Registration --10% off before March 1st, 5% by March 15th
Sibling or multi session discount, 5% for each student or session
Spring 2016 Academy students, take 10% off tuition

EVERY MORNING ALL CAMPERS RECEIVE:

Individual work with Professional Teaching Artists
Daily workshops in:

Acting  Build your acting craft through knowledge, practice and professional guidance through scenes and activities by age group.
Dance  Starting from your current skills, learn to move well!
Voice Natural, easy projection through group singing and voice for the stage. Build a flexible voice!

Final performance for family and friends

Featuring scenes/plays developed by students!
Scripted and rehearsed scenes performances
Singing and dance routines in scenes and separate
Free video of the performance

FULL DAY CAMPERS = AFTERNOON ELECTIVES!

Art lessons?

2 weeks of personalized art training!
Exhibit your work at the final performance!

Are you a playwright? Want to be? Original story writing!

2 weeks of personalized help.
Produce and tell your story!

Afternoon improvisation workshops— incredible fun!

July 6th -- July 17th
July 20th -- July 31
August 3rd -- August 14th

Each session offers a final show for family and friends on the last  Friday of Camp. 

Tuition and fees
 

Full Day for 2 weeks (9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.) $530
Half Day for 2 weeks (9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) $300
Extended hours morning for 2 weeks — $60 (Early drop starts at 8:15 a.m.)
Extended hours afternoon for 2 weeks — $150 (Afternoon extended hours until 5:00 p.m.)
Or, call to schedule in advance at $5 per half-hour


Daily Mornings Schedule
 

8:15 Drop off extended care kids.
9:00 Free drop off time. Campers jump into warm ups that include improvisation and games.
9:30 Announcements. Ensemble activities encouraging teamwork.
9:45-12:30 Age groups rotate through Acting, Dance and Voice classes. Technical skill is built in each area as campers create their final productions! Kids re-energize with games, surprise presentations and relax time in short breaks between classes.
12:30 Half-Day campers say good-bye. Full-day campers have lunch.


Daily Afternoons Schedule
 

1:15 Students choose from electives and work with specific instructors: 
COMIC IMPROV Phil Hosford and guests 
STORYTELLING & PLAY CREATION Rita Galindo 
ART Elaine Jones—Basics through advanced
2:15 Students continue with electives OR continue developing their final productions
3:30 ADIEU for now! (Extended care until 5:00 is available)

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Crossroads: Magic + Matter

08-26-2016

Presented by Kramer Gallery and Music Room at Kramer Gallery and Music Room - Silver Spring Civi..., Silver Spring
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Aug 01 @ 9:00am Tue, Aug 02 @ 9:00am Wed, Aug 03 @ 9:00am + 17 more dates and times

Thu, Aug 04 @ 9:00am Fri, Aug 05 @ 9:00am Mon, Aug 08 @ 9:00am Tue, Aug 09 @ 9:00am Wed, Aug 10 @ 9:00am Thu, Aug 11 @ 9:00am Fri, Aug 12 @ 9:00am Mon, Aug 15 @ 9:00am Tue, Aug 16 @ 9:00am Wed, Aug 17 @ 9:00am Thu, Aug 18 @ 9:00am Fri, Aug 19 @ 9:00am Mon, Aug 22 @ 9:00am Tue, Aug 23 @ 9:00am Wed, Aug 24 @ 9:00am Thu, Aug 25 @ 9:00am Fri, Aug 26 @ 9:00am - less dates and times

The Betty Mae Kramer Gallery & Music Room is pleased to celebrate the opening of Crossroads: Magic + Matter with a public reception on Friday, [more+]
The Betty Mae Kramer Gallery & Music Room is pleased to celebrate the opening of Crossroads: Magic + Matter with a public reception on Friday, May 20, 2016 from 6-8PM. This exhibition features artists whose work explores themes of magic, spirit, materiality and the convergence of these seemingly disparate concepts. Featured artists include: Christina Debernardi, Felisa Federman, Pedro Huamani, Diana Liz , Sandra Pérez-Ramos, Maruja Quezada, Nicole Oxendine and Raul Tolentino.  Crossroads: Magic + Matter will remain on view until August 26, 2016. [less-]
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The Seven Palettes Art Exhibition

09-05-2016

Presented by Arts on the Green at Kentlands Mansion, Gaithersburg
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Aug 01 @ 9:00am Tue, Aug 02 @ 9:00am Wed, Aug 03 @ 9:00am + 23 more dates and times

Thu, Aug 04 @ 9:00am Fri, Aug 05 @ 9:00am Mon, Aug 08 @ 9:00am Tue, Aug 09 @ 9:00am Wed, Aug 10 @ 9:00am Thu, Aug 11 @ 9:00am Fri, Aug 12 @ 9:00am Mon, Aug 15 @ 9:00am Tue, Aug 16 @ 9:00am Wed, Aug 17 @ 9:00am Thu, Aug 18 @ 9:00am Fri, Aug 19 @ 9:00am Mon, Aug 22 @ 9:00am Tue, Aug 23 @ 9:00am Wed, Aug 24 @ 9:00am Thu, Aug 25 @ 9:00am Fri, Aug 26 @ 9:00am Mon, Aug 29 @ 9:00am Tue, Aug 30 @ 9:00am Wed, Aug 31 @ 9:00am Thu, Sep 01 @ 9:00am Fri, Sep 02 @ 9:00am Mon, Sep 05 @ 9:00am - less dates and times

The Seven Palettes is a group of seven women who have joined together for the purpose of increasing their immersion in art. Individually they were all doing well,

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The Seven Palettes is a group of seven women who have joined together for the purpose of increasing their immersion in art. Individually they were all doing well, but found that in working together, they could pool their resources and accomplish more, plus support each other and have more fun. They are honest with each other about aspirations, about the foolishness of some ”rules,” and about their artwork.  The group has been working cooperatively since 2012 on activities such as joint workshops and group exhibits, individual and collective websites, and group painting expeditions, near and far.

The Seven Palettes include Sara Becker, Nancy Butler, Helen Gallagher, Caroline Orrick, Ann Rossilli, Penny Smith and Maureen Ward.

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Quest for Magic, Mystery, & Adventure: Summer Camps at BlackRock

08-19-2016

Presented by BlackRock Center for the Arts at BlackRock Center for the Arts, Germantown
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Aug 01 @ 9:00am Tue, Aug 02 @ 9:00am Wed, Aug 03 @ 9:00am + 12 more dates and times

Thu, Aug 04 @ 9:00am Fri, Aug 05 @ 9:00am Mon, Aug 08 @ 9:00am Tue, Aug 09 @ 9:00am Wed, Aug 10 @ 9:00am Thu, Aug 11 @ 9:00am Fri, Aug 12 @ 9:00am Mon, Aug 15 @ 9:00am Tue, Aug 16 @ 9:00am Wed, Aug 17 @ 9:00am Thu, Aug 18 @ 9:00am Fri, Aug 19 @ 9:00am - less dates and times

Prepare thyself for a tale of magic, mystery and adventure at Blackrock Center for the Arts this summer. Students ages 4 ½ - 19 will explore, experience, and

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Prepare thyself for a tale of magic, mystery and adventure at Blackrock Center for the Arts this summer. Students ages 4 ½ - 19 will explore, experience, and celebrate the arts whilst questing through impossible places. Heed the call to expand your arts skills in every discipline (dance, music, theater, and visual art), and embark on a magical quest that you won’t soon forget! Each session culminates in a showcase of original student work and/or an original musical. Before & After Care is available for an additional charge. CIT opportunities for SSL hours.

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