ARTISTIC EXPRESSION FOR ALL
Through changing visual art exhibitions presented in our galleries, BlackRock presents works by a diverse range of visual artists to keep us connected and engaged.
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.
MASKS REQUIRED | PROOF OF VACCINATION FOR AGE 12+
Masks must be worn at all times in our building. All guests over the age of 12 must show proof
of vaccination, or proof of medical exemption, to enter the building.
NEW IN-PERSON EXHBITS ON VIEW
TOWARD AN UNKNOWN DESTINATION | KAY GALLERY | MAIN LEVEL
A solo exhibit of large paintings on wood exploring sylvan landscapes by Douglas Moulden. Through Dec 23 at noon.
CONVERSATIONS WITH MYSELF | GALLERY II | UPPER LEVEL
A solo exhibit of over thirty mixed media works on paper incorporating multiple genres within a single work by Rula Jones. Through Dec 20 at 4pm.
TORY COWLES: JUXTAPOSITIONS | KAY GALLERY | MAIN LEVEL
A solo exhibit of large mixed media and reclaimed pieces exploring textiles and movement.
In partnership with CityDance.
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 +.
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...
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.
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 TO ARTISTS OPPORTUNITIES
CALL FOR EXHIBITION PROPOSALS
BlackRock Center for the Arts accepts Exhibition Proposals throughout the 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 are encouraged to submit proposals.
ONGOING SUBMISSIONS ACCEPTED
ANNUAL DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1 (11:59 PM EST)
All complete Exhibition Proposals submitted online on or before February 1 (11:59 EST) through our Submittable submission form will be considered for the following calendar year and beyond.
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The Kay Gallery (main level) and Gallery II (upper level) will re-open on September 18, 2021 as BlackRock resumes the presentation of in-person gallery exhibitions in our facility. Masks are required at all times in our building. All visitors over age 12 are required to present proof of vaccination, or proof of medical exemption, to enter our facility.