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Philanthropist and Media Mogul Ted Turner Recognized at the National Portrait Gallery

Philanthropist and Media Mogul Ted Turner Recognized at the National Portrait Gallery

On #GivingTuesday, while the nation was abuzz online raising over $48 million for causes, the nation’s capital was hosting philanthropist and media mogul Ted Turner at the National Portrait Gallery for the unveiling of his portrait and to celebrate his ongoing contribution to American public life. The portrait by John Friedman is part of the [...]

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ArtJamz Jamming Jolly Holiday Soiree on December 18th

ArtJamz Jamming Jolly Holiday Soiree on December 18th

DC’s go-to for unleashing one’s inner artist, ArtJamz is celebrating the winter season by throwing a special holiday party filled with painting, socializing, holiday music, colorful lights, and even more colorful sweaters. Artz Bazaar is a monthly ArtJamz event featuring discounted prices, special deals, live painters, and free drinks. Tickets include 3 hours of studio time [...]

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5th Annual Cosmo Couture Fashion & Design Event

5th Annual Cosmo Couture Fashion & Design Event

Show your love for ‘Merica! Patriotism and American Pride will take to the runway when the 5th Annual Cosmo Couture Fashion & Design Event returns to Artisphere on Thursday, September 18th. The popular event where interior and exterior collide is produced by the Washington Metro City Center (WMCC) of the International Interior Design Association Mid-Atlantic [...]

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2014 G40 Art Summit at Blind Whino & Presented by Art Whino

2014 G40 Art Summit at Blind Whino & Presented by Art Whino

The cutting edge world of local art continues to expand in breadth and depth with the help of groups like Art Whino, who, for the 5th year in a row, is producing the G40 Art Summit at Blind Whino (for the 2nd time). This edition’s theme of the group art show focuses on multidimensional art. You’ve [...]

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Time is Running Out to Book The Phillips Collection & The Park Hyatt Washington’s Made in the USA Suite

Time is Running Out to Book The Phillips Collection & The Park Hyatt Washington’s Made in the USA Suite

With an end date in sight (August 31st) you’d best get to booking. The Americana-styled Park Hyatt Washington invites guests to explore a renowned collection of handcrafted American art with a stay in the hotel’s exclusive Made in the USA Suite. Celebrating The Phillips Collection’s newest exhibit, Made in the USA, currently on display through August [...]

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Bistro Chair Project and Georgetown Gongoozler Mural Project Launch Today

Bistro Chair Project and Georgetown Gongoozler Mural Project Launch Today

With the prevalence of smartphones and everyone’s social media networks playing an integral part in marketing campaigns, it’s no wonder the Georgetown Business Improvement District (BID) wisely chose to incorporate us into the mix of their two new public space initiatives: the Bistro Chair pilot project and the Georgetown Gongoozlers mural project.           [...]

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ArtJamz to Open Second Location This Fall at The Arts Walk at Monroe Street Market

ArtJamz to Open Second Location This Fall at The Arts Walk at Monroe Street Market

Congratulations to ArtJamz Chief Creative Enabler Michael Clements (above in the first Dupont Circle studio) and the rest of the DC-based paint and sip startup for taking it to the next level this fall. Already a hot spot for groups, dates, parties, or even just some alone time with the brush, paint, canvas and your inner [...]

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Things Get Heavy at Corcoran Uncorked

Things Get Heavy at Corcoran Uncorked

By Punch Correspondent Melinda Contreras  When was the last time you heard heavy metal inside a museum (excluding museums dedicated to music)?  For me, my answer would be never. That is, until yesterday, when I went to my first Uncorked event at the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Watch the video clip above to hear exactly [...]

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Behind the Paintbrush: ArtInsights’ Featured Artist John Alvin

Behind the Paintbrush: ArtInsights’ Featured Artist John Alvin

The late John Alvin is one of the most successful film artists in the history of cinema, with over 200 one sheets to his credit. Numbering among them are E.T., Blade Runner, Star Wars Concert poster and 10th Anniversary (among others), Young Frankenstein, The Lion King, Victor/Victoria and The Princess Bride…the list goes on and [...]

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A Suite Partnership with The Phillips Collection : Made in the USA

A Suite Partnership with The Phillips Collection : Made in the USA

Our friends at the Park Hyatt Washington, who are all about American history and tradition with its design and furnishings, invite guests to explore a renowned collection of handcrafted American art with a stay in the hotel’s exclusive Made in the USA Suite. Celebrating The Phillips Collection’s newest exhibit, Made in the USA, on display now [...]

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Corcoran Gallery’s Artini Event Makes its Way Through DC

Corcoran Gallery’s Artini Event Makes its Way Through DC

By Punch Correspondent Karen Garnick  Tuesday night, DC’s philanthropists and art lovers made their way up Connecticut Avenue and landed at Ripple to celebrate one of Artini’s 10 feature nights. Hosted by the 1869 Society, these events support Now at the Corcoran, the Gallery’s contemporary art program dedicated to exhibitions and performances by emerging and [...]

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Waking Up the Right Side of Our Brains at ArtJamz 2014

Waking Up the Right Side of Our Brains at ArtJamz 2014

We all started with a blank canvas of varied sizes, but by the end of the evening, colors and creativity were flying off the walls (and onto the walls…oh, and onto clothing as well). ArtJamz was kind enough to host our #PunchArtyParty last Friday night. Attendees came in from the freezing to get warm and [...]

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