Exceptional visual art exhibits in a variety of media
BlackRock presents changing exhibits in our galleries throughout the year to provide opportunities for the creative expression of artists and the active engagement of audiences of all ages.
The series of solo, group, juried and themed exhibits showcase works in a variety of media by both emerging and established contemporary visual artists from across the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond.
ALONZO DAVIS: 20 YEARS IN MARYLAND | KAY GALLERY | LEVEL I
APRIL 30 - AUGUST 28, 2022 Art Reception postponed TBD
Guest Curated by Tomora Wright this exhibition will showcase approximately 30 artworks spanning from 2002 to 2022, an intercultural and trans-historical arrival, as Davis fuses natural material, symbols, and patterns to document the experiences and influences of place and time.
PLANET A: BOOK ARTS - FBAC | GALLERY II | LEVEL II
APRIL 30 - JULY 15 | Artist Reception June 5, 2022 at 2pm
An art exhibition of Book Arts and related media by artists from the FBAC Community that explore, commemorate and concern the planet earth.
Galleries are dark for the month of August
ART CONNECTS - YAM
MARCH 5 - APRIL 19, 2022
Annual Youth Art Month Exhibition featuring student artists from
The Power of Patience
SEPTEMBER 18- OCTOBER 30, 2021
The invitational exhibition The Power of Patience features 18 artists working in varied media who employ patience in a variety of ways in their creative process and the active practice of making works which inspire the viewer to engage in the rewarding experience of slow looking.
Mid Atlantic Regional Watercolor Exhibition
JUNE 12- AUGUST 21, 2021
Experience the virtual exhibit online this year to view all 104 paintings selected by juror Anne Abgott, AWS, NWS, and find out who won the Gold, Silver and Bronze medals and other awards. View Online Exhibit...
ALOG Show & Glow Sale
NOVEMBER 3-7, 2021
Fine original works in a wide variety of mediums by more than 20 members of the Art League of Germantown will be featured in the Kay Gallery. ALOG artists present paintings, drawings, photographs, finely crafted jewelry, sculpture, fused glass, ceramics, fiber art pieces, mixed media works +.
William C. Wright: Landscapes
JUNE 20 - AUGUST 21, 2021
Working in both watercolor and oil, his brushwork often tells the story of rural landscapes near his home in Maryland or wild and unspoiled locations he discovers on his travels across the U.S. View Online Exhibit...
CALL FOR EXHIBITION PROPOSALS
BlackRock Center for the Arts accepts Exhibition Proposals January through April every year through our online submission system powered by Submittable. Proposals may be for for solo, group and themed exhibitions. Visual artists, curators, and coordinators of artist collectives and organizations who are over age 18 and live or work in Maryland, Washington, DC, Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware and Pennsylvania and NYC are encouraged to submit proposals.
The Kay Gallery is located on the main level and has 1,500 square feet of exhibition space with 16-foot-high walls topped by clerestory windows. Gallery II is located on the upper level and has up to 140 linear feet of wall display space, a wall of windows, and varied ceiling height with some areas open to the two-story atrium.