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Out and About: James Monroe’s Highland Lecture

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Monday, June 6, 2016 4:00 pm  - 5:30 pm Address The White House Historical Association 1610 H Street, N.W. Washington D.C. Cost: Free Please join us for a lecture on the recent research and exciting archeological excavation of the home of President James Monroe. Dr. Sara Bon-Harper, Executive Director at James Monroe’s Highland, will be…

  • Published on May 26, 2016
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Marfield Prize Award Winner Michael Reidel Visits School Without Walls

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Michael Riedel visited DC’s School Without Walls High School with Marfield Administrator Sass Brown and FABUM artistic director and Arts Club Member Jameson Freeman on Friday, May 20th. During his visit Riedel and shared stories from his personal and professional journeys with a large and enthusiastic group of students. Read more here!      …

  • Published on May 25, 2016
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Thank you! 100 Canvases for 100 Years

Posted by Nichola

Thank you to everyone for such a successful fundraising event! Through the sale of nearly “100 small but meaningful acts of creativity and color” (Washington Post, 6 May 2016) we were able to raise $10,000 for the establishment of an art preservation fund. If you were unable to attend the reception a few canvases are…

  • Published on May 13, 2016
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Out and About: Artist Opportunity – Art Comes Alive!

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ADC, Art Design Consultants, Inc. proudly sponsors ART COMES ALIVE (ACA), an annual fine art contest and exhibit that awards artists working North America, in a variety of categories. It is a great opportunity for artists to be acknowledged for their talents, gain exposure, and connect with the top industry art leaders. This year ACA…

  • Published on May 12, 2016
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And The Winner Is…

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The winner of the 2015 One Act Play Competition is Rubbas by Steve Karp. Based on a true story, Rubbas tells the story of a little known, but important Alabama condom manufacturing company that has been the primary supplier of condoms to the U.S. government’s Agency for International Development (U.S.A.I.D.). When the Agency learns it can buy…

  • Published on May 4, 2016
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The Arts Club of Washington: A Centennial Portrait (1916-2016)

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Copies of The Arts Club of Washington: A Centennial Portrait (1916-2016) have arrived and are available for purchase! Written by club historian Hal Matson, A Centennial Portrait focuses on the history of the club, the house, and the members (both former and current). Contact Business Manager Shelly Gardner to reserve a copy! shelly@artsclubofwashington.org (202) 331-7282…

  • Published on April 18, 2016
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Happy Birthday to Us!

Posted by Nichola

The Arts Club officially turned 100 years old Thursday, April 7th, 2016. In honor of the occasion, Club President Judith Viggers Nordin and the staff enjoyed a celebratory lunch complete with a birthday cheesecake.  Happy Birthday,  Arts Club!

  • Published on April 8, 2016
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Out and About: MPA Call for Entries

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  Visit mpaart.org for more information.

  • Published on March 11, 2016
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Out and About: Nice Work If You Can Get It

Posted by Nichola

Flashback to the Roaring Twenties for a song-and-dance spectacular filled with mistaken identities, mismatched lovers and madcap mayhem. The champagne flows and the gin fizzes in this musical extravaganza bursting with girls, glamour, and glorious Gershwin tunes! Dates: April 8-10, 15-17, 22-23 Tickets Adult: $23 Senior: $20 Junior: $20 . Learn more at  thearlingtonplayers.org. The Arlington Players…

  • Published on March 7, 2016
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Finalists Announced for One Act Play Competition

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The Drama Committee is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2015 Arts Club of Washington One Act Play Competition: . Death and the Psychiatrist by James Hutchison Waiting for Geoffrey by Jake Teeny Big Crush by Daniel McInerny Rubbas by Steve Karp The Shooting Gallery by Kat Meads . . . The winning playwright…

  • Published on November 17, 2015
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Thursday, May 26th

Out and About: James Monroe’s Highland Lecture

Monday, June 6, 2016 4:00 pm  - 5:30 pm Address The White House Historical Association 1610 H Street, N.W. Washington D.C. Cost: Free Please join us for a lecture on the recent research and exciting archeological excavation of the home of President James Monroe. Dr. Sara Bon-Harper, Executive Director at James Monroe’s Highland, will be…

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Wednesday, May 25th

Marfield Prize Award Winner Michael Reidel Visits School Without Walls

Michael Riedel visited DC’s School Without Walls High School with Marfield Administrator Sass Brown and FABUM artistic director and Arts Club Member Jameson Freeman on Friday, May 20th. During his visit Riedel and shared stories from his personal and professional journeys with a large and enthusiastic group of students. Read more here!      …

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Friday, May 13th

Thank you! 100 Canvases for 100 Years

Thank you to everyone for such a successful fundraising event! Through the sale of nearly “100 small but meaningful acts of creativity and color” (Washington Post, 6 May 2016) we were able to raise $10,000 for the establishment of an art preservation fund. If you were unable to attend the reception a few canvases are…

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