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Georgetown Galleries Fall Art Walk Sept. 16

August 18, 2016

The Georgetown Galleries of Book Hill will host an evening stroll and viewing of their fine art exhibitions on September 16 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Come for an evening to add to your art collection and enjoy art and refreshments in one of the most beautiful parts of DC - Georgetown's charming Book Hill neighborhood.


Participating art galleries include:

• Addison/Ripley Fine Art (1670 Wisconsin Ave NW) - Curated Group Exhibition:  Infrastructure, by Andrew Fish, Trevor Young, Steven Mallon, Frank Hallam Day, Valeri Larko, Magnolia Laurie, Cynthia Connolly, Stephen Magsig, William Christenberry, Richard Vosseller, Olivia Rodriguez.  This exhibition explores a theme of global and local issues of sustainability and waste.  Exhibition on view September 10 – October 15, 2016  

Artist's Proof (1533 Wisconsin Ave NW) - Animaux Espiègles en Quête D’Adoption by Hervé Maury, in conjunction with the Galleries on Book Hill Fall Art Walk, opens on Friday, September 16.  Playful animal subjects are full of poetry and tenderness. Exhibition on view September 16 – October 2, 2016

Cross MacKenzie Gallery (1675 Wisconsin Ave NW) - Wing to Wing by Cindy Kane. A maze of birds and butterflies.   Exhibition on view September 9 – October 5, 2016

Maurine Littleton Gallery (1667 Wisconsin Ave NW) - Echoes of Leaves and Shadows by Michael Janis in conjunction with the Galleries on Book Hill Fall Art Walk, opens on Friday, September 16. An exhibition of new glass works and sculptures.  Exhibition on view September 16 – October 15 2016

Susan Calloway Fine Arts (1643 Wisconsin Ave NW) - Gravity by Matthew Langley, in conjunction with the Galleries on Book Hill Fall Art Walk, opens on Friday, September 16.  A diary of paintings transformed into a new visual and color experience. Exhibition on view September 16 – October 22, 2016

Washington Printmaker's Gallery (1641 Wisconsin Ave NW) - Busted by Jane and David Mann.   A photographic parable about climate change.  Proceeds go to 350.org.  Exhibition on view August 31 – September 24

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Tudor Explorers Summer Camp

July 11, 2016

This August, Tudor Place will offer Explorers Summer History Week, a summer camp program that engages hands, minds, and bodies of children aged 4 to 10, indoors and out. Exploration and authenticity are the hallmarks of camp at Tudor Place. Through costumes, movement, and archaeology, campers explore the past. Activities include games, dance, exploration of the Tudor Place estate, and working with artifacts from the museums' education collections. 


The History Explorers Summer Camp will run from Monday, August 1 through  Friday, August 5, 2016, 9:00 am - noon.


The program is $175 for Members and $190 for Non-Members. Before- and after-care will be available.


For more information, contact Laura Brandt at 202.965.0400 x108.

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Tudor Place is located at 1644 31st Street in Georgetown.

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The Shade Store Comes to Cady's Alley

June 28, 2016

EastBanc, Inc. and Jamestown LP have announced that The Shade Store, a leading resource for custom  window treatments, has signed a 10-year lease to occupy the retail space at 3324 M Street in Cady's Alley. The 3,005-square-foot store will feature interactive product displays and will serve as the brand’s first DC showroom with plans for a grand opening slated for September 2016. 


The Shade Store is a third generation, family owned business that offers a huge selection of shades and drapery. Through their partnership with Kravet, The Shade Store offers consumers access to fabrics from designers like Jonathan Adler, Jeffrey Alan Marks, and Diane von Furstenberg in addition to an exclusive collection developed in collaboration with The Novogratz.


“After many years in discussion, The Shade Store and our partnership have finally found an opportunity to welcome the quality and service in home furnishings this storeroom provides,” said Philippe Lanier, vice president of EastBanc. “The Shade Store will complement the collection of design showrooms and retailers currently found in Cady’s Alley.”


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