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In the Press: Culture Spot MC Features “AMPED UP”

Culture Spot Montgomery County recently featured BlackRock’s gallery exhibition “Amped Up,” a journey into the abstract art of Baltimore photographer Dottie Campbell. Combing art, movement, and technology to create vast images of striking colors and shapes. Dottie Campbell, “Plumes” (Dottie Campbell/BlackRock Center for the Arts) In “Amped Up,” consisting of 17 24-by-36-inch pigment ink prints, …

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UPDATE: Inaugural BlackRock SpringFest Moved Indoors

GERMANTOWN, MD (May 2, 2019) – Due to the high probability of rain in the forecast, BlackRock Center for the Arts has preemptively decided to move its free, inaugural BlackRock SpringFest indoors on Sunday, May 5. All elements of the event will remain the same as originally planned, but moved inside BlackRock’s building at 12901 …

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In the Press: Wash. Post Reviews “INK IT”

The Washington Post recently reviewed BlackRock’s gallery exhibition “INK IT: Contemporary Print Practices,” a juried exhibition of fine art prints using such various techniques as woodcut, lithography, screenprinting, and etching among others. Cookie Kerxton, “Monotype Spheres III”(Cookie Kerxton/BlackRock Center for the Arts) Some of the 43 printmakers chosen for “Ink It” at BlackRock Center for …

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Award-Winning DC Theater Star Spinning BROADWAY GOLD at BlackRock

In conjunction with BlackRock’s partners at The Signature Theatre, two-time Helen Hayes Award winner TRACY LYNN OLIVERA is bringing BROADWAY GOLD, a cabaret celebrating the golden age of Broadway to BlackRock Center for the Arts’ Mainstage Theater on Friday, February 1 at 8 pm. BROADWAY GOLD will feature musical numbers by iconic composers like Rodgers …

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In the Press: Wash. Post Reviews “Nano Portraiture” and “Nature/Nurture”

The Washington Post reviewed BlackRock’s dual Kay Gallery exhibitions “NANO PORTRAITURE” by Michal Gavish and Stephanie Garon’s “NATURE/NURTURE” in a roundup of local exhibitions inspired by science and nature. The microscope is an essential tool for Michal Gavish, a former research chemist who now specializes in “Nano Portraiture,” the title of her show at the …

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Germantown Relives the History of Broadway when Broadway Gold Comes to BlackRock

BlackRock will be kicking off its jam packed February with BROADWAY GOLD, a musical cabaret spun together by Signature Theatre’s own TRACY LYNN OLIVERA. On Friday, February 1 at 8 PM, Olivera and her distinctive silken sound will bring to life the golden age of Broadway, with songs made famous by Frank Sinatra, Julie Andrews, …

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“Shutdown Blues” Weekend at BlackRock Offers Entertainment for Furloughed Feds

In response to the partial government shutdown and the fact that this Friday marks the first pay period for which some federal workers will not receive a paycheck, BlackRock Center for the Arts is offering $5 General Admission tickets for this weekend’s performances for any guests that presents a federal employee or federal contractor ID. …

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