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Cafe Azul Adds Outdoor Art

Cafe Azul added some outdoor art to its Arts District space. The Venezuelan restaurant along Route 1 brought in Baltimore street artist Michael William Kirby to add three new paintings to¬†its exterior. Previously, the space had signs up advertising the … Continue reading

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Hyattsville’s Next Piece of Public Art

Hyattsville’s next piece of public art will be a former satellite dish. According to the¬†Hyattsville Life and Times, a satellite dish that once belonged to Prince George’s County’s first cable TV franchise will be converted into artwork by Mount Rainier … Continue reading

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A Look at the Gateway Arts District

Here’s an interesting mini-documentary on the Gateway Arts District which we just ran across that features some local artists and civic leaders. Related Posts:Cafe Azul Adds Outdoor ArtHyattsville’s Next Piece of Public ArtHyattsville’s Car ArtistHyattsville’s Coolest Ice Cream ConeFashion

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Hyattsville’s Car Artist

Clarke Bedford’s medium is cars. The Hyattsville resident, who works at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, was recently featured in a spread on art cars at the Artscape festival in Baltimore. One of his pieces, Vanadu, features a bust of … Continue reading

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Hyattsville’s Coolest Ice Cream Cone

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What’s New At Hyattsville Elementary?

Other than the Little Free Library, we were curious to know what else was new at Hyattsville Elementary School. Earlier this week we caught up with Julia Burton, who is coming up on her one-year anniversary as principal of the … Continue reading

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Fashion

Michael William Kirby’s medium is the streets. The Baltimore artist has long painted street murals and made other outdoor art. His latest piece, “Fashion,” was installed on the side of the former Professional Coffee Shop building two weeks ago. Kirby … Continue reading

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The Second Life of a University Park Artist’s Mural

A small town in Minnesota still sells posters of a University Park artist’s long-destroyed mural from their local post office. In 1936, David M. Granahan painted a mural of farmland around the town of Hopkins, Minn., for the Works Progress … Continue reading

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Franklin’s Kinetic Light Mural in Action

“After Dark, Hyattsville” Mural for Kinetic Light from Liz Manicatide on Vimeo. Here’s a great video from Boston kinetic light artist Liz Manicatide of her new mural at Franklin’s. Related Posts:Mike Franklin Plans Kinetic Light MuralCafe Azul Adds Outdoor ArtHyattsville’s … Continue reading

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More Public Art for the Arts District?

The Arts District could get a little more public art thanks to the city of Riverdale Park. Frustrated by the continuing vacancy of a former gas station, the city is considering using eminent domain to take the property and turn … Continue reading

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