Community Art Day: From the Countryside


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Community Art Day | Saturday, Sep 23, 2017 | 11:00 AM | $Free

Community Art Day: From the Countryside

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BlackRock Center for the Arts
Saturday, September 23
11:00 AM
FREE

Drop in on Saturday, September 23 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for a free “Community Art Day: From the Countryside” event offering artist demonstrations by members of the Countryside Artisans of Maryland, hands-on art making activities, and interactive tours of the exhibition “Farm to Gallery: The Countryside Artisans” which will be on view in the Kay Gallery. All ages are welcome. Supplies for hands-on activities are first-come, first-served. RSVP is recommended.

The “Community Art Day: From the Countryside” event is held in conjunction with the exhibition “Farm to Gallery: The Countryside Artisans” which will be on view from Saturday, September 16 through Saturday, October 28, 2017 in the Kay Gallery at BlackRock Center for the Arts. Celebrating the agricultural heritage and rural landscape of our region, the exhibit highlights the work of the Countryside Artisans of Maryland, a select group of visual artists, fine craft artisans, and makers whose studios, workshops, and farms are located in or near Montgomery County’s Agricultural Reserve. The exhibit includes works of fiber art, ceramics, hand blown glass, metalwork, sculpture, drawings, paintings, and photography by more than 25 members of the Countryside Artisans.

The Countryside Artisans of Maryland is a collective of accomplished visual artists, fine craft artisans, and makers who offer seasonal self-guided tours on scheduled weekends when participating members open their studios, workshops, and farms to the public. The Countryside Artisans Fall Tour will take place during the “Farm to Gallery” exhibition on October 13, 14, and 15, 2017. Admission is free. For more information and a map, visit: www.countrysideartisans.com

 

Image: Kristen Morrison, “Hawk Hill Barn”

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