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2007 Marfield Prize

2007 Winner

 Jenny Uglow, Nature’s Engraver: A Life of Thomas Bewick (Faber and Faber Limited)

 2007 Finalists

 Carolyn Brown, Chance and Circumstance: Twenty Years with Cage and Cunningham (Knopf) 

Nigel Cliff, The Shakespeare Riots: Revenge, Drama, and Death in
Nineteenth Century America
(Random House) 

William Jelani Cobb, To the Break of Dawn: A Freestyle on the Hip-Hop Aesthetic (NYU Press)

 Alex Ross, The Rest is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century (Picador)

2007 Judges  

Jamaica Kincaid, novelist 

Nancy Pearl, author and librarian 

Robert Pinsky, poet

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Monday, December 8th

Scholarship Competition in Architecture Now Open

The Arts Club of Washington sponsors an annual scholarship competition to recognize promising students specializing in a specific art form or medium. In partnership with the Washington, D.C., chapter of the  American Institute of Architects, the 2015 scholarship will be awarded to students in architecture. Students are invited to submit work that investigates and  proposes…

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Monday, November 24th

Arts Club Closed on Friday, November 28th

Dear Friends and Members, The Arts Club will be closed on Friday, November 28th.

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Tuesday, November 18th

Marfield Prize Annual Readers’ Tea Recap

Our ninth annual Marfield Prize competition Readers’ Tea was held on Sunday, November 9, and proved to be an outstanding event!  Club members and friends gathered together to sip tea and champagne while choosing among a wide variety of books to be considered for the 2014 Prize. Over 25 members and friends volunteered to read,…

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