Upcoming Exhibits

Upcoming Exhibits

HANDCRAFTED: FIBER ART + TURNED WOOD

Presenting the work of contemporary artists and fine craft artisans working in fiber art and turned wood, HANDCRAFTED: FIBER ART + TURNED WOOD is a regional juried exhibition presented on a biennial basis. The Call for Entries is open to residents of MD, DC, VA, DE, PA, and WV. Entry Deadline: Sunday, January 19, 2020….

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Handcrafted - Fiber Art - Marina Baudoin

CALL FOR ENTRIES:
FIBER ART JURIED EXHIBITION

BlackRock Center for the Arts invites artists to submit entries for HANDCRAFTED, a biennial fiber art exhibition juried this year by Caroline Kipp, Curator of Contemporary Art at the George Washington University Museum and the Textile Museum in Washington, DC. The exhibition is dedicated to highlighting the work or regional artists using traditional and/or non-traditional materials and textile techniques which include weaving, quilting, embroidery, beading, felting, crochet, knitting, lacework, hooking, sewing, spinning, tapestry, surface design, and mixed media along with current innovations.

ELIGIBILTIY: Resident of MD, DC, VA, PA, DE, or WV. Must be over age 18.

DEADLINE: JANUARY 19, 2020 (online submission by 11:59 pm EST)

ENTRY FEE: $25 (for up to 4 pieces per entry)

CLICK HERE FOR FULL DETAILS

Handcrafted - Turned Wood - George French

CALL FOR ENTRIES:
TURNED WOOD JURIED EXHIBITION

BlackRock Center for the Arts invites woodturners to submit entries for HANDCRAFTED, a biennial exhibition juried this year by Dr. Barbara Wolanin. The exhibition is dedicated to enhancing awareness of turned wood, and providing a venue for woodturners from the region to share their functional, sculptural, and creative endeavors.

ELIGIBILTIY: Resident of MD, DC, VA, PA, DE, or WV. Must be over age 18.

DEADLINE: JANUARY 19, 2020 (online submission by 11:59 pm EST)

ENTRY FEE: $25 (for up to 4 pieces per entry)

CLICK HERE FOR FULL DETAILS


Gallery Hours:

Monday – Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.*
Sunday: Closed*

*Galleries are often open in the evening and on Sundays when performances are offered at BlackRock. Galleries are closed to the public on certain dates when private events are held or exhibits are being installed.

Please call 301-528-2260 to confirm gallery open hours before your visit.

Galleries Closed:

The Galleries are sometimes closed to the public during private event rentals, when new exhibits are being installed, and when BlackRock is closed for holidays. 

GALLERIES CLOSED for ART INSTALLATION:
Thursday, January 2, 2020 – Friday, January 10, 2020

GALLERIES CLOSED for HOLIDAY
Monday, January 20, 2020
Martin Luther King Jr. Day

GALLERIES CLOSED for HOLIDAY
Monday, February 17, 2020

Presidents Day

GALLERIES CLOSED for ART INSTALLATION:
Monday, February 24, 2020 – Friday, February 28, 2020