Friday, June 6, 2008

Denee Barr Art News and More

Artomatic Festival
Capital Plaza I
1200 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
May 9 - June 15th
Wed-Thu: 5pm-10pm; Fri-Sat: noon-2am; Sun: noon-10pm; closed Mon-Tue

Last Saturday, May 31st
Artomatic Collecting 101: Inspiration and Passion
A seminar with some of the most prolific DC area art collectors Philippa Hughes, Minna Nathanson, Veronica Jackson, Mel & Juanita Hardy, Brian Aitken, and Andrea Evans.

Upcoming this Sunday, June 8th and June 15th
Glass Art Tour of Artomatic

Come to the lobby of Artomatic between 1:45pm-2pm for a guided glass tour of Artomatic. Join Washington Glass School artists Cheryl Derricotte, Kirk Waldroff, Sean Hennessey and others as they lead you directly to all the great glass on exhibit this year. The tour will depart the lobby at 2pm. Ride up together to the 12th floor to begin and walk down to the 4th floor.

Special Events and Performances (check the website...more listings!):

PostSecret Book Signing - Friday, 6/6 and 6/13
Tango! on the Dance Stage - Friday, 6/6 9:30
The Marketplace - Saturday, 6/7, 12noon - 5pm
Street Dance All Stars Jam 2008 - Saturday, 6/7, 9pm-2am
Art in Fashion - our closing event that will combine fashion, art, music and fire. The event will take place in both first-floor music venues simultaneously and begins at 8:00 on Saturday 6/14 and continues until closing.

Workshops scheduled for June 5th-8th:

Photography 101

Drawing Your Dreams Workshop for Children

Peeps Diorama Workshop for Children

Kids and Parents Art Challenges (ages 5-9)

Cost: FREE....Donations Welcome! Artomatic is located at 1200 First St. NE (1st and M Sts. NE) Washington, DC (one block from the New York Ave metro on the red line)

photos above captured by--------------------------Denee

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