Thursday, October 27, 2011

PAST: EXHIBIT: "CHINA Town: Contemporary Ceramic Painting from Jingdezhen" at Meridian International Center on 16th St, FRI, Sept 23rd - SUN, Jan 29th, Free

"CHINA Town: Contemporary Ceramic Painting from Jingdezhen"
at the Meridian International Center
Friday, September 23rd - Sunday, January 29th

Read more, and watch an educational video, with English subtitles, about the history of this kind of artwork here

"This is the first time an exhibition featuring Chinese painted porcelain from Jingdezhen has been presented in the United States. The display brings together artists of different backgrounds and philosophies, linked by their common appreciation of the ancient ceramic capital of China. Jingdezhen remains an exciting center of innovation for artists exploring ways to transform ancient traditions into art that is relevant in the 21st century." You can also read more about the show here!

Gallery hours:
Wednesday - Friday
2:00pm - 7:00pm
Saturday and Sunday
12:00pm - 6:00pm

Cafritz Galleries of the White-Meyer House
across the street from Meridian Hill/ Malcolm X Park
1624 Crescent Place, NW (map)
Metro: Columbia Heights and walk over to 16th St, turn left and walk down hill about 15-20 minute walk, or take the S2 or S4 bus from anywhere along 16th St right there to Crescent Place. You can also catch the S buses from McPherson Sq metro.

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