Sunday, January 1, 2012

PAST: HIGHLIGHTS: More Free Arts Events from for SAT, Dec 1st

Here are some more free arts and culture events this weekend from CultureCapital.coma super resource from the Cultural Alliance of Greater Washington,which covers the Metro DC's vibrant arts community. Please click through the links for more details about the event and location. 

You can also find more upcoming free events and exhibitions on view in the DC metro area on the customized Inside-Out page on their site designed especially for fans of Free in DC!  

Saturday, December 1st

Afternoon - Holiday Fair - Bethesda, MD
Holiday Book Fair at The Writer's Center
12:00pm - 5:00pm
Enjoy refreshments, readings, books, gift certificates and holiday cheer as The Writer's Center members, workshop leaders, board members and other local authors offer books for sale. See a list of featured authors here.
Metro: Bethesda

Afternoon - Art Opening Reception - Silver Spring, MD
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Join Artist Trudi Y. Ludwig for the opening reception of her solo exhibition, "Beneath the Old Masters: Evolution and Process.," featuring the life-size woodcut "Exposure of Luxury." Also opening: "Ba beneen: Senegal 2012," a press room mini-solo by Dale Klein that focuses on the challenges faced by the Senegalese.
Washington Printmakers Gallery
Metro: Silver Spring

Late Afternoon - Holiday Sing-A-Long - Vienna, VA
Wolf Trap’'s Holiday Sing-A-Long
Featuring "The President's Own"  United States Marine Band and members of local choirs and vocal groups. This annual musical celebration hosts a performance by the United States Marine Band and a Sing-A-Long of Christmas carols and Hanukkah songs with choir and vocal groups from the metropolitan Washington area.
Filene Center at Wolf Trap
Metro: West Falls Church and take the Wolf Trap Shuttle Bus which runs two hours before show time. 

Late Afternoon - Film Screening
4:30pm - 6:15pm
(Erich Schmid, 2008, 35 mm, German with subtitles, 94 minutes)
"One of the most influential designers of the last century was Max Bill (1908–1994). Studying at the Bauhaus under Albers, Kandinsky, Klee, and Schlemmer, he relied on mathematical precision and "creating rhythm in an enclosed shape." Conceiving everything from watches to typography, Max Bill was also an ardent antifascist with a social awareness and early environmental concern."
National Gallery of Art
East Building Concourse, Auditorium
Metro: Judiciary Sq - closest to the East Building

Evening - Art Opening Reception 
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Gallery plan b's annual year-end group show features 40+ artists in a wide variety of styles and mediums.Great ideas for holiday gift-giving!
Gallery plan b
Metro: take the Circulator bus along 14th to RI Ave/ P St or walk from Dupont or U St

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