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Marfield Prize Award Winner Michael Reidel Visits School Without Walls

Posted by Nichola

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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And The Winner Is…

Posted by Nichola

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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Finalists Announced for One Act Play Competition

Posted by Nichola

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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The Arts Club is on Twitter!

Posted by Nichola

The Arts Club is now on Twitter! Club news, public program and event announcements will be shared through the social media platform. If you’re on Twitter, please follow @ArtsClubDC!

  • Published on June 18, 2015
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Go Green. Get the E-Newsletter

Posted by Nichola

Dear Members, If you’re interested in only receiving the e-newsletter (and not the hard copy) let us know. Contact Nichola Hays at Nichola@artsclubofwashington.org.

  • Published on March 20, 2015
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First Star visits the Arts Club of Washington

Posted by Nichola

In July, Jameson Freeman, Drama Committee Chair, hosted a session on self expression for the First Star students.  Other events (sponsored by Arts Club member and Literature Committee Co-Chair Conici Blount) have included a tour of the Arts Club, several lunches, a drama workshop, and a talk with the arts club’s Chef. For more information about…

  • Published on September 2, 2014
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Invitation to Arts Club Members From The Montauk Club

Posted by Nichola

Brooklyn’s venerable and beautiful Montauk Club, one of our reciprocal clubs, is celebrating it’s 125th Anniversary in 2014. They have invited Arts Club members to stop by and have a drink on the house in honor of the occasion, any time from September through December.   The Montauk Club is located at 25 Eighth Avenue in…

  • Published on September 2, 2014
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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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Wednesday, May 4th

And The Winner Is…

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…

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