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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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