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Discover your inner artist in Washington, D.C. with a variety of art classes, including painting, drawing, pottery, and photography, where participants can learn different techniques and unleash their creativity in the nation's capital.

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Dupont Studio Night | Women of Abstract Expressionism

ArtsClub @ 1506 19th St NW, Washington, DC

Unveil the fascinating world of bold and innovative female artists who defied traditional artistic norms and redefined abstract expressionism. Elevate your understanding of abstract art through the lens of their visionary creations.

Beginners Art Journaling

The Art Studio NY @ Online Classroom

NOTE: This is an Online Art Class. Our instructors will work with you over high-quality live video and teach you to make art from the comfort of your home. The Art Studio NY conducts classes from New York City, United States (Eastern US Time Zone) Unlock your creative expression in this fear-free, relaxing and self-expressive live and online art journaling class for all levels, total beginners included! Art journaling provides a stress-relieving,...

$99

3 sessions

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Silver and Gold Leafing Workshop

Los Angeles Center of Photography @ *Virtual Classroom

Join this workshop to learn about artwork created with silver and gold leaf, as well as the techniques to make your own silver or gold leafed artwork.

$515

4 sessions

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Explore private group events and team building activities ranging from cooking to art, escape rooms, trivia, and more

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The Alchemic Union of Text and Image

Los Angeles Center of Photography @ *Virtual Classroom

Uncover the art of blending words and visuals seamlessly with a course that explores the synergy between text and images.

$615

6 sessions

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Artist Talk with Firoz Mahmud

IA&A at Hillyer @ 9 Hillyer Court NW, Washington, DC

Join us for a special presentation by artist Firoz Mahmud. Born in Khulna, Bangladesh, now based in New York & Tokyo, artist Firoz Mahmud received his MFA from Dhaka University, Institute of Fine Arts in 2011, and his PhD on Fine Arts from the University of the Arts in Tokyo, Japan in 2010. Mahmud has been selected for several esteemed residencies including Rijksakademie Van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam in 2002-03, International Studio and Curatorial...

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Art in Context: Taiwan

IA&A at Hillyer @ 9 Hillyer Court NW, Washington, DC

Join us for a conversation with Hillyer’s February exhibiting artist PinChieh Tseng. Additonal panelists will be announced shortly. Tseng was born and raised in Taiwan, and received her MA in Fine Arts from the University of Wolverhampton, UK in 2009. She currently lives and works in New Taipei City, Taiwan. Her series, Soliliquize, is comprised of a series of painting and sculptures based on obsrvations of human behavior, while also talking about...

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Poetry Reading with Julie Morrissy by Solas Nua

IA&A at Hillyer @ 9 Hillyer Court NW, Washington, DC

Join us for an evening of art and Irish poetry, with a reading by Julie Morrissy. Each attendee will receive a copy of Solas Nua’s Irish Book Day booklet of fiction and poetry. “My poetry explores the transcultural experience, which is different to diasporic writing because I am interested in a transcultural citizen who I see as being more temporary in nature. I focus on the emigrant experience of those who move between English-speaking...

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April First Friday

IA&A at Hillyer @ 9 Hillyer Court NW, Washington, DC

1st Friday openings are a collaborative effort to strengthen arts and culture in the beautiful, multi-cultural neighborhood of Dupont Circle. On the First Friday of every month between 6-9 p.m., galleries in our neighborhood host simultaneous openings for art enthusiasts from all walks of life. We encourage all to join us for our openings and to circulate between our neighboring galleries, which host an ever-changing array of styles and media....

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Art in Context: Korea

IA&A at Hillyer @ 9 Hillyer Court NW, Washington, DC

Join International Arts & Artists (IA&A) for Art in Context: Korea, a discussion on how contemporary artists in Korea are changing perceptions of Korean art and culture, and the broader socio-economic conditions impacting creative work and partnerships. The Art in Context series is part of IA&A’s International Partnership Initiative, developed in 2013 to prioritize international work between U.S. arts institutions and their counterparts...

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CultureBlast with Washington Sculptors Group

IA&A at Hillyer @ 9 Hillyer Court NW, Washington, DC

Join us for July CultureBlast with artist talks by our exhibiting artists and a DIY activity hosted by Washington Sculptors Group!

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Artists’ Talk with Anna U. Davis and Carolina Falkholt

IA&A at Hillyer @ 2900 K Street NW, Washington, DC

Save the date and join IA&A at Hillyer at House of Sweden for an artists’ talk with Anna U. Davis and Carolina Falkholt, moderated by Phil Hutinet.

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Art in Context: Japan

IA&A at Hillyer @ 9 Hillyer Court NW, Washington, DC

Join International Arts & Artists (IA&A) for Art in Context: Japan, a panel discussion on Japanese and Japanese-American culture, identity, and the broader conditions impacting creative work and partnerships. Panelists include Kei Ito, a visual artist whose exhibition Only What We Can Carry is currently on view at IA&A at Hillyer, and Laurel Lukaszewski, an installation and sculpture artist and director of White Point Studio. Additional...

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Basic Mat Cutting Techniques

Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing @ 1776 E Jefferson St, Rockville, MD

Learn how to properly measure your art, determine your mat size and begin cutting mats. We will discuss when and why to mat, exploring the materials and equipment and an introduction to mounting your art. All supplies provided.

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Making it All Fit - Comprehensive Framing Techniques

Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing @ 1776 E Jefferson St, Rockville, MD

Let’s learn how to take our newly acquired knowledge of matting and mounting and learn how to actually create a finished framed piece. Alex will show you how Master Framers put it all together so you can create professional-looking framed art at home. We will cover everything from simple fits into ready-made frames as well as fitting canvases and simple shadow boxing. All supplies provided.

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Advanced Mat Cutting Techniques

Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing @ 1776 E Jefferson St, Rockville, MD

Learn how to cut double mats, multiple window mats and specialty mats like V-grooves and Raised Top mats for shadow boxing. We will explore best practices on how to choose the best colors of mat and alternate mounting as part of the design. We will also go further into the multitudes of different mounting techniques including best conservation practices. All supplies provided.

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Tamayo Family Day

Smithsonian American Art Museum @ 750 9th St NW, Washington, DC

SAAM celebrates renowned Mexican artist Rufino Tamayo and the exhibition Tamayo: The New York Years. Bring the entire family for a day of Mexican cultural performances, crafts, and art! Take a trip through Tamayo’s New York with a scavenger hunt, make your own cityscapes with vivid colors and geometric shapes, and use your imagination to create animals inspired by Oaxacan woodcarvings.

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Double Take: One Artwork Two Viewpoints

Smithsonian American Art Museum @ 750 9th St NW, Washington, DC

In celebration of International Workers’ Day, also known as May Day, SAAM Deputy Chief Curator E. Carmen Ramos teams up with Smithsonian National Museum of American History curator Mireya Loza to discuss Domingo Ulloa’s powerful depiction of Mexican laborers and the history of the Braceros Program. Image: Domingo Ulloa, Braceros, 1960, oil on masonite, Gift of Eugene Iredale and Julia Yoo

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See Me at SAAM

Smithsonian American Art Museum @ 750 9th St NW, Washington, DC

See Me at the Smithsonian American Art Museum is an interactive program to improve the well-being of individuals with dementia and their care partners by experiencing and discussing art in a small group. Join us as we explore two or three works of art during a 90-minute, in-gallery dialogue.

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