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Art in the Garden at Tudor Place

April 4, 2017

Beginning and advanced artists alike will find inspiration in the historic gardens of the Tudor Place estate in the heart of Georgetown Friday, April 7, 2017.

 

Join Director of Buildings, Gardens and Grounds Kellie Cox, an award-winning botanical artist, to explore a variety of subjects, media, and locations in the historic garden. Students will learn tips and techniques for working in pencil and pastels or pen-and-ink, creating their own unique art piece during each class.

 

No art experience required. 

 

Members: $45 per class | Non-Members: $50 per class

 

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


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The Kennedy Center Celebrates Ella Fitzgerald March 24-25

March 21, 2017

NSO Pops presents "Sophisticated Ladies: 100 Years of Ella & Company" at The Kennedy Center March 24 and March 25. Steven Reineke conducts acclaimed vocalists Sy Smith, Capathia Jenkins, and Montego Glover as they celebrate the career of Ella Fitzgerald. 

 

Along with favorites made famous by the First Lady of Song--including "Summertime," "Fascinatin' Rhythm," and more--this program also looks back on the unforgettable contributions of her artistic contemporaries, including American classics by Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday, and Dinah Washington.

 
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Art of Legacy Exhibition to Debut at Iconic Old Georgetown Theater

March 6, 2017

Closed Monday Productions LLC presents the Art of Legacy exhibition at the newly renovated Old Georgetown Theater, a former silent movie house from the 1900s.  The exhibition features Washington DC area artists, John Blee, Barbara Januszkiewicz, Anne Marchand, Martha Spak and photographers Marissa White and Matt Leedham. 

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The Pop-up exhibition will be on view from March 9-19, 2017. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, March 9, 2017, from 6-8 pm at the newly renovated space located at 1351 Wisconsin Avenue in Georgetown.

 

“I’m delighted to welcome spring with these iconic DC artists and photographers, and share their work in this historic space that has been lovingly restored,” says Marsha Ralls, “It’s a perfect meeting of historic DC with artists whose work reflects the very nature of the city.” Ralls, the curator and CEO of Closed Monday Productions, worked closely with architect Richard Bell to create a showcase for some of her favorite artists.

 

Closed Monday Productions LLC was established in 2014 as a private art dealership. CEO Marsha Ralls was the former owner of the Ralls Collection Inc. an art advisory group that expanded in 1991 with the opening of a gallery bearing the same name. The gallery specialized in contemporary painting, photography, prints, and sculpture.

 

For more information, or to attend the opening reception on March 9, please call 202.450.7825 or email closedmondayproductions@gmail.com Interviews and images available upon request.  The gallery hours will be 12:00 pm until 5:00 pm March 10th through March 19th or by appointment.

 


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