The gallery, which features the work of local artists, is located in the lower level of the Wheaton mall.
Monday, January 7, 2013
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Westfield Wheaton is leasing a new gallery space to the MAA, on the lower level of the mall, across from Dick's Sporting Goods.
Only a few hours after the Montgomery Art Association opened the doors on its new gallery space in Westfield Wheaton on Friday, artist Julie Smith sold her first painting. "It's a good omen," said Smith, an MAA member from Olney. "I hope we're here for a while." MAA left the mall in April after Westfield Wheaton determined that it wanted the space to be available for businesses attracted by the incoming Costco, whose scheduled Oct. 18 opening has been delayed. But now Westfield Wheaton has arranged for MAA to return on an indefinite lease, in a prime spot on the lower level across from DSW Shoes and near the new Dick's Sporting Goods, which opened last week. [Get daily and breaking news email updates by signing up for free newsletters from…
Monday, July 16, 2012
Rockville artists Jacqui Crocetta questions how we compromise civil liberties through a newsy installation at the Mansion at Strathmore.
Think your bedroom is a safe and secure place? Rockville artist Jacqui Crocetta questions this assumption through a collaborative installation that turns news headlines into digest. On view at the Mansion at Strathmore through Aug. 18, Crocetta and Veronica Szalus's "Out of Context/Close to Home" re-examines comfort and exposure. The installation consists of shredded personal documents and alarming newspaper headline cutouts stuffed into wire mesh to simulate the softest and most intimate objects in a bedroom - pillows and comforters. Emulating a TV's neon glow, blue light emanates from a corner of the room. Ironically, it is produced by a home security lighting system. Draped across the floor of the Mansion's gallery and shouting "The End…
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Patch reminds you of some upcoming deadlines this week.
Our new feature alerts you to this week's deadlines. Congressional Art Competition Local high school students in the 8th Congressional District have until this Friday to submit their artwork to an art competition being hosted by Congressman Chris Van Hollen. The winning entry will be on display in the U.S. Capitol for one year. Those interested must complete and submit an entry form by April 13 and artwork can be submitted April 20 or 21. Van Hollen will host an Arts Celebration and Awards Reception to announce the winner and honor all participants. For further questions, contact Karen McManus 301-424-3501 or at Karen.McManus@mail.house.gov. Local Gallery Art Show If you haven’t stopped into the Adah Rose Gallery on Antique Row to see …