Tuesday, June 15, 2010
A COLLECTING AFFAIR III: THE ART OF COLLECTING PHOTOGRAPHY
The Collectors photography exhibition is being held as part of the Columbia Festival of the Arts. The exhibit runs June 10-27, 2010 here in Columbia Art Center Galleries. There will be five women photographers featured in the show (Denee Barr is one of the exhibiting photographers with several photo-based artworks in this exhibit!). The show is the 3rd installment of the Collecting Affair series which is presented each June as part of Columbia Festival of the Arts and designed to promote art collecting in the community.
The reception and gallery talk will be held on Tuesday, June 15, 5:30-8pm in Columbia Art Center Galleries.
The Columbia Art Center is dedicated to providing artistic experiences in the visual arts for all ages and interest levels and to join with local arts organizations and community businesses in creating diverse offerings.
The Columbia Art Center offers year-round art classes, rotating gallery exhibitions, a gallery gift shop, summer art camp for children, art birthday parties, studio rentals, a Japanese Garden, art and life enhancement lectures and more! The Columbia Art Center is part of Columbia Association’s Community Services Division. Under Columbia Association, the Art Center is 19 years old. It has been a functioning arts school for more than 30 years and was formerly known as the Antioch Visual Arts College.
The Columbia Art Center is located in the Long Reach Village Center (next to Stonehouse Community Center) just minutes from Route 175 and Tamar Drive in Columbia, Maryland.
From Route 29, take 175 East towards Jessup. Follow 175 for several miles to the light at Tamar Drive. Turn left on Tamar and go one mile. Turn right on Cloudleap Court. Turn left into Long Reach Village Center parking lot. Art Center is located in the courtyard behind the Safeway entrance (look for large round window).
From I-95, take the MD 100 West exit (43B) towards Ellicott City. Take the Snowden River exit (3). Enter the roundabout and take the second exit onto Snowden River Parkway. Turn right on Tamar Drive and drive .5 miles. Turn left at Cloudleap Court. Park in the Long Reach Village Center lot on left. Art Center is located in courtyard beyond Safeway entrance (look for large round window).
Columbia Art Center
6100 Foreland Garth
Columbia, MD 21045
Office Hours: Mon-Thurs 9:00am-9:00pm | Fri & Sat 9:00am-5:00pm | Sun 11:00am-5:00pm
Liz Henzey, Director
Off Stockton Street, 1991
San Francisco, California
c 2001 Denee Barr
silver gelatin photo collage and photo emulsion on Arches paper, toned
28" x 22"
There are over 50 works by 5 photographers/artists and Denee has 11 unique photo-based works in this exhibition!
Sunday, June 13, 2010
We had over 200 joyful people young and old in attendance. The program was clever, smart, entertainining, historical, cultural, enlightening, engaging, impromptu, planned, ad lib, all that and more============.
What a celebration!
The Howard County Center of African American Center museum is located at 5434 Vantage Point Road in Columbia, Maryland houses a collection of over 1,000 artifacts and murals representing African American life in rural Howard County in the early 1900s and memorabilia depicting images of African Americans over the last 200 years.
The museum’s collection includes:
■An art gallery displaying local African American artists
■An exhibit of replicas representing the inventions of African Americans... See More
■A music collection of vintage and contemporary recordings
■An exhibit highlighting African American leaders and families of Howard County
■An exhibit of images of African Americans on stamps and first day covers
■A pictorial mural of pre and post inaugural images of our 44th President, Barack Obama
■Audio visual collection of historical, temporary researched and related items
■An exhibit highlighting African Americans serving in the military along with related artifacts
■A collection of African American memorabilia depicting negative stereotypes
The Children’s Library collection consists of over 200 books, objects and periodicals by and about African Americans.