Thursday, June 14, 2012

PAST: HIGHLIGHTS: This Weekend! More Free Arts & Culture events this FRI, June 14th - SUN, June 16th Thanks to!
Here are some more great free arts and culture events from! CultureCapital is a really great online resource from the Cultural Alliance of Greater Washington that covers the metro area's vibrant arts community! You can also find more upcoming free events and exhibitions on view in the DC metro area on the customized "Free in DC" Inside-Out page. Remaining free events below are organized by date and time. Please click through for more event and exact location details.

Friday, June 14th 

Opening Reception for Denise Philipbar Conscious Evolution Installation at Fisher Art Gallery.
Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall
at NoVa Community College
3001 North Beauregard St - Alexandria, VA
Metro: See metro trip-planner for best bus access from metro

Saturday, June 15th

Afternoon - Meet the Artists and Art Demonstrations - Old Town, Alexandria, VA
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet the Torpedo Factory's June Visiting Artists and learn about their methods, materials, techniques, and backgrounds as they demonstrate their art forms. Demonstrations will be ongoing from 12:00pm - 4:00pm, and questions are encouraged! June Visiting Artists:
  • Painter Susan Emmerson (Bloomington, IL), Studio 30
  • Painter Linda Lowery (Alexandria, VA), Studio 301
  • Sculptor Caroline McCatty (Clarksville, MD), Studio 333
  • Painter Marcelo Novo (Alexandria, VA), Studio 328
  • Painter Martha Spak (Potomac, MD), Studio 308
  • Jeweler Tamara Wilkerson (Alexandria, VA), Studio 331
Torpedo Factory Art Center
105 North Union Street - on the Waterfront in Old Town Alexandria, VA
Metro: King St and take the free trolley down to the Waterfront or any bus that runs down King St and gets you close to the Torpedo Factory

Sunday, June 16th 

Afternoon - Poetry & Literary Reading - Bethesda, MD
Sean Enright and Bernadette Geyer Read - followed by book signing and reception
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Poetry reading with Sean Enright, author of Nearly True: Selected Poems 1990-2012. He is joined by Bernadette Geyer, who reads from The Scabbard of Her Throat.
The Writer's Center
4508 Walsh Street  - Bethesda, MD
Metro: Bethesda, elevator exit is closest, walk a short distance south on Wisconsin, cross the street, to the left at Walsh.

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