Masterclass with the nation’s premier Latin dance company, Ballet Hispanico. Develop and hone your skills in a technical class for dance students and professionals who have some experience in ballet, contemporary or modern dance. You will be guided through technique and work pulled directly from the Ballet Hispanico repertoire. The masterclass is free, but reservations are […]

Ron Loyd & Jodi Walsh Please join us at a reception in the Main Gallery for the exhibition “His & Hers” where husband and wife, Ron Loyd and Jodi Walsh, team up for an exhibition of their ceramic artworks exploring organic textural surfaces. His sculptural forms incorporate Korean Kohiki techniques, where iron-rich clay is coated […]

Michele Hoben Please join us for a reception in the Terrace Gallery for the solo exhibition by Washington, DC artist Michele Hoben. In her first solo exhibition at BlackRock, Hoben presents “Footfalls,” and exhibit of expressive and powerful abstract paintings with a unique atmospheric quality and complex relationships between transparency and opacity, patterns of light […]

Learn to make Brazilian Percussion instruments out of everyday materials in this interactive workshop with renowned Brazilian percussionist, Ze Mauricio of Matuto. This workshop is fun for the whole family – all ages are welcome! Please RSVP below and meet in BlackRock’s main lobby.   The workshop is free, but reservations are required. Please RSVP […]

Ages 8 and up While in town for their performances on Saturday, Nov. 15, two members of Parallel Exit will give a workshop that is ideal for physical performers or anyone looking to expand their repertoire, create new material, or gain a little inspiration. Storytelling without words – mime techniques will be taught and incorporated in […]

No BS! Brass takes the New Orleans brass band spirit into uncharted territory, fearlessly combining elements of James Brown, John Coltrane, Michael Jackson, and Led Zeppelin into their fiercely original East Coast modern funk sound. All Summer Concerts will be performed on the BlackRock front lawn, weather permitting. In the case of inclement weather, the […]

Founded in 1995 on the premise of “why not, it might just work,” The Crawdaddies infuse Cajun, Zydeco, Blues, Ska, Roots, Rock and Reggae into an incomparable, groove-laden sound that is unquestionably its own. Consummate headliners, the eclectic, good-time spirit of their set has allowed The Crawdaddies to share the stage with a wide range […]

As the US Navy’s premier contemporary entertainment ensemble, the Cruisers feature eight dynamic performers who play genres of music ranging from jazz & standards, rhythm & blues, classic rock, adult contemporary and pop as well as original material. This elite group has engaged and excited audiences of all ages throughout the US and abroad with […]