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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!

 
CURRENT EXHIBITS
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SHADES OF SPRING 2021
THE ART LEAGUE OF GERMANTOWN'S VIRTUAL SHOW & SALE
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 ... 

 
UPCOMING EXHIBITS
MID-ATLANTIC
REGIONAL WATERCOLOR
ANNUAL EXHIBITION
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
 
PAST EXHIBITS
Youth Art Month Virtual Exhibit March 2021

This year's theme, "Art Connects Us" showcased work by 56 students who attend schools located across MoCo

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Jan - Feb 2021

The work of 50 artist members of the Studio Artist Quilt Associates from the DC, MD, WV, VA and NC region.

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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

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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

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Ellen Cornett: Into the Woods Sep - Oct 2020

Solo Exhibit of Drawings Exploring Themes of Conflict, Misunderstanding and Absurdity

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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

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Quotable Quarantine Exhibit & Book May - Jul 2020

A virtual exhibit showcasing the quarantine experiences of 155 local students in grades K-12

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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 

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Youth Art Month: MoCo Students March 2020

Annual Exhibit Showcasing Art by K-12 Students from Germantown, MD Public Schools

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Heloisa Escudero: Tools for the Mind Jan - Feb 2020

Solo Exhibit and Performative Installation Focused on Interaction, Reaction, Inclusiveness & Participation 

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Cat Gunn: Pretty
Boy 
Jan - Feb 2020

Solo Exhibit of Abstract Paintings Exploring Paint Alchemy and Notions of Identity within the LGBTQ Community 

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ARTIST OPPORTUNITIES
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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Galleries

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.