Tag Archives: arts

Artists Talk: Methods

Methods explores formal, material, and conceptual approaches to investigating identity as personal narrative and shared experience. Featuring artists from across the DMV, Methods challenges the boundaries of traditional media and found materials to reexamine how we see form and understand … Continue reading

Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Opening Reception: Methods

Methods explores formal, material, and conceptual approaches to investigating identity as personal narrative and shared experience. Featuring artists from across the DMV, Methods challenges the boundaries of traditional media and found materials to reexamine how we see form and understand … Continue reading

Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Perfect Lunch Spot: Art Walk

Riverdale Park has a fun outdoor lunch spot you may have missed. Discovery District, the 150-acre research park run by the University of Maryland near the College Park Metro station, has an art installation, trails and outdoor seating. Located on … Continue reading

Posted in College Park, Riverdale Park | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Ginn’s Warehouse Gets a Graffiti Sendoff

Hyattsville’s latest public art will be going away soon. A group of nearly 50 graffiti artists tagged the former site of Ginn’s Warehouse in West Hyattsville earlier this month as part of a temporary art project visible from the Green … Continue reading

Posted in Hyattsville | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

How Route 1 Honors Jim Henson

Jim Henson has three separate memorials along the Route 1 corridor. The creator of the Muppets spent his early childhood in Leland, Mississippi, which has a small welcome center with educational displays, memorabilia and a gift shop. But his family … Continue reading

Posted in College Park, Hyattsville, University Park | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Hyattsville’s Unexpected New Public Art

Hyattsville’s latest piece of public art is in an unexpected spot: Traffic signal boxes. Using grants from Prince George’s County, the Hyattsville Community Development Corporation has commissioned colorful art to be wrapped around 11 traffic signal boxes from Adelphi Road … Continue reading

Posted in Hyattsville | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Hyattsville’s Unexpected New Public Art

A Famous Bob Dylan Song’s Hyattsville Ties

On Aug. 28, 1963, Bob Dylan was 22 years old and William Devereux Zantzinger was 24. A folk singer from New York, Dylan performed at the civil rights march on Washington where Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous “I Have a Dream” … Continue reading

Posted in Hyattsville | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

See Inside D.C. GlassWorks in Edmonston

D.C. GlassWorks is a glass-blowing and sculpture studio for everybody. Located in a garage in an industrial park in Edmonston, the studio offers workshops and lessons for beginners, workshops for intermediate glass-blowers and rental space for professionals. Beth Hess, a College … Continue reading

Posted in Hyattsville | Tagged , , | Comments Off on See Inside D.C. GlassWorks in Edmonston

Volunteers Finish West Hyattsville Metro Mural

Volunteers from around the community and beyond helped paint a mural at the West Hyattsville Metro this weekend. More than 400 people came to listen to music, do children’s activities and pitch in to finish the latest piece of public … Continue reading

Posted in Hyattsville | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Volunteers Finish West Hyattsville Metro Mural

Pizzeria Paradiso to Open in Hyattsville in June

Pizzeria Paradiso is slated to open in Hyattsville in mid-to-late-June. The Neopolitan-influenced pizzeria will join the nonprofit Art Works Now at its new location in the Marche Florist building on Route 1. The 2,000-square-foot restaurant will be the fourth location for the pizza chain, which started in Dupont … Continue reading

Posted in Hyattsville | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments