Making Our Mark
Seven artists present an exhibit of prints, drawings, paintings, assemblage and sculpture
MARCH 3 – APRIL 7, 2018 | KAY GALLERY
MEET THE ARTISTS RECEPTION | SATURDAY, MARCH 10 | 2:00 – 4:00 PM | FREE
Community Art Day: Printmaking | Saturday, March 17 | 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM | FREE Drop in to enjoy hands-on art making activities, artist demonstrations of printmaking, and tours of the exhibit.
BEAU SOIR ENSEMBLE | SUNDAY, APRIL 8 | 4:00 PM | $25 ADULT & 15 YOUTH TICKETS Special classical chamber music concert presented in the Kay Gallery during the exhibit.
The exhibition Making Our Mark features the work of seven printmakers who present a variety of prints along with drawings, paintings, assemblages, and small sculptures. The group includes award-winning artists Jenny Freestone, Pauline Jakobsberg, Lee Newman, Margaret Adams Parker, Terry Svat, Ellen Verdon Winkler, and Max-Karl Winkler. The exhibition will include examples of a wide range of printmaking processes and techniques which inlcude etching, aquatint, drypoint, engraving, direct gravure, photogravure, solarplate etching, silicone etching, collagraph, and silkscreen. All the members of this group have widely exhibited their work regionally, nationally, and internationally, and several have works held in public collections which include the Library of Congress, Corcoran Gallery of Art, National Gallery of Art, National Museum of Women in the Arts.
YOUTH ART MONTH: BUILDING COMMUNITY THROUGH ART
Series of exhibits features artwork created by students from area schools
MARCH 1 – 24, 2018 | TERRACE GALLERY
MARCH 1 – 10 | MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
An exhibit featuring artwork by students from MCPS elementary, middle and high schools located in Germantown, MD
MARCH 15 – 24 | BARNESVILLE SCHOOL OF ARTS & SCIENCES
An exhibit featuring artwork by eighth grade students from the Barnesville School of Arts & Sciences located in Barnesville, MD
BlackRock is pleased to celebrate Youth Art Month each year by presenting a series of exhibits featuring art by students from area schools. The first exhibit in the series showcases works by Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students who attend elementary, middle and high schools located in Germantown, MD. The second exhibit in the series highlights the work of eighth grade students from the Barnesville School of Arts & Sciences located in Barnesville, MD. Both exhibits include selections which represent only a small sampling of the art projects created each day by talented students in our community supported by their dedicated art teachers. Youth Art Month is an annual celebration emphasizing the value of art education, encouraging support for quality school art programs, and recognizing the valuable skills developed through the visual arts curriculum that are not possible in other subjects. Sponsored by the National Art Education Association, the theme for Youth Art Month this year is “Building Community Through Art.”
Monday – Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.*
*Galleries are often open in the evening and on Sundays when performances are offered at BlackRock. Galleries are closed on certain days when exhibits are being installed. Please call 301-528-2260 to confirm gallery open hours before you visit.
Galleries Closed to the public on the following dates:
December 18, 2017 – January 12, 2018
February 26 – March 2, 2018
April 9 – 10, 2018
April 16 – 20, 2018
Thursday, April 26 & Friday, April 27, 2018
June 4 – 8, 2018