ARTISTIC EXPRESSION FOR ALL
Through virtual exhibits and interactive galleries, BlackRock presents works by a diverse range of visual artists to keep us connected and engaged.
exceptional virtual art exhibits in a variety of media
BlackRock presents changing exhibits 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.
** COVID-19 NOTICE **
All exhibits are currently being presented online in our virtual galleries.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, federal guidelines, and state/county restrictions,
BlackRock is not currently hosting in-person gallery exhibitions or events.
We look forward to when we can experience in-person exhibits with our friends again!
SHADES OF SPRING 2021
ON VIEW: APRIL 17 - MAY 29
VIRTUAL RECEPTION: SUNDAY, APRIL 25 | 3 - 4:30 PM EDT | ALOG FACEBOOK LIVE
Local artists and fine craft artisans from the Art League of Germantown (ALOG) are presenting their annual Shades of Spring Show & Sale using a virtual format this year. Explore and shop from the comfort of home in three distinct online galleries -- the Main Gallery, a Fine Craft Gallery and an Unframed Works Gallery -- where you will find over 175 original works of fine art, in a wide range of media, and unique handmade crafts available for purchase. Learn more ...
Sponsored by the Baltimore Watercolor Society this Annual Juried Exhibition is the Second Oldest Watercolor Competition in the U.S.
COMING THIS SUMMER
JUN. 12 - JULY 31, 2021
Handcrafted: Fiber Art + Turned Wood Nov 2020-Jan 2021
Online Presentation of Biennial Juried Exhibit of Recent Works in Fiber Art and Turned Wood by Regional Artists
Cheriss May: Beyond the Protest Oct - Dec 2020
Solo Exhibit Exploring the Intersection of Race, Politics & Protest by Award-winning Photojournalist
ALOG Show & Sale: A Fresh Perspective Nov - Dec 2020
Art League of Germantown's Annual Show Goes Virtual with 82 Works by Local Artists and Fine Craft Artisans
Ellen Cornett: Into the Woods Sep - Oct 2020
Solo Exhibit of Drawings Exploring Themes of Conflict, Misunderstanding and Absurdity
Mid-Atlantic Regional Watercolor Jul - Aug 2020
Annual Juried Exhibit Sponsored by the Baltimore Watercolor Society featuring 100 Regional Artists
Gordana Gerskovic: Texturescapes Jun - Jul 2020
Solo Exhibit Featuring Abstract Photographs of Textures Found in the Landscape
Quotable Quarantine Exhibit & Book May - Jul 2020
A virtual exhibit showcasing the quarantine experiences of 155 local students in grades K-12
Handcrafted: Fiber Art + Turned Wood Feb - Apr 2020
Featuring Works of Fiber Art Juried by Caroline Kipp and Works of Turned Wood Juried by Dr. Barbara Wolanin
Youth Art Month: MoCo Students March 2020
Annual Exhibit Showcasing Art by K-12 Students from Germantown, MD Public Schools
Heloisa Escudero: Tools for the Mind Jan - Feb 2020
Solo Exhibit and Performative Installation Focused on Interaction, Reaction, Inclusiveness & Participation
Cat Gunn: Pretty
Boy Jan - Feb 2020
Solo Exhibit of Abstract Paintings Exploring Paint Alchemy and Notions of Identity within the LGBTQ Community
CALL FOR ENTRIES: GALLERY EXHIBITION PROPOSALS
ONGOING SUBMISSIONS ACCEPTED
BlackRock Center for the Arts is now accepting proposals for solo, group and themed exhibitions to be presented in our gallery spaces. Visual artists, curators, and coordinators of artist collectives and organizations who are over age of 18 and live or work in Maryland, Washington, DC, Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware and Pennsylvania are encouraged to submit Exhibition Proposals.
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All exhibits are currently being presented online. Artwork is available for purchase and can be picked up by appointment at BlackRock. Shipping can also be arranged for an additional fee.
The Kay Gallery and Gallery II at BlackRock are temporarily closed to the public in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.