Post Tagged with: "Art"

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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RideScout Launches at 1776

RideScout Launches at 1776

By Punch Correspondent Melinda Contreras On Wednesday evening, guests packed 1776 to celebrate the launch of RideScout, the app that aggregates ground transportation options, allowing you to search and compare them on-demand. Key features include trip cost estimation, sorting ride options by cost or time, and walking and biking routes with an estimation of calories burned. [...]

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Things to Do: Art Soiree Productions Invites You to the 4th Annual Winter Wonderland

If the following text doesn’t get you juiced up for this event, then watch the video. You’ll be online buying your tickets soon after. The 4th Annual Winter Wonderland produced by our friends at Art Soiree will take place on Friday December 6th. Fusing the worlds of arts, culture and unlimited imagination into one, the [...]

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THE HEINEKEN MURAL PROJECT LAUNCHES IN D.C.

THE HEINEKEN MURAL PROJECT LAUNCHES IN D.C.

By Punch Passport Correspondent Loreana S. Gonzalez Lazzarini  Last weekend I ventured out to the G40 Art Summit, a massive exhibit featuring over 500 artists and 1000 works from around the globe inside the new Blind Whino SW Arts Club. The place was filled with beautiful and original works of art from the Heineken Mural Project artists, which include some [...]

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The Heineken Mural Project Launches in the Nation’s Capital & Partners with the G40 Summit

The Heineken Mural Project Launches in the Nation’s Capital & Partners with the G40 Summit

The message is OPEN YOUR WORLD …  After a successful run in Miami during Art Basel 2012, the Heineken Mural Project launches in D.C. with the G40 Art Summit as its official home. The Heineken Mural Project will feature four renowned street artists creating murals across the city, pop up parties, music concerts and more. The [...]

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DC Artist Kari Kant Debuts “Abstraction”

DC Artist Kari Kant Debuts “Abstraction”

By Punch Preview Correspondent Lindsey Clark  The rain may have relocated the opening of DC-based artist Kari Kant’s debut show, “Abstraction,” but it certainly didn’t have any effect on the turnout – the 11th floor offices of the Homer Building downtown on 13th Street were filled with people who came out despite the downpour to see [...]

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Corcoran’s Sixth Annual ARTINI

Corcoran’s Sixth Annual ARTINI

The Corcoran’s sixth annual ARTINI, was last Friday, March 22.  I was able to attend this awesome evening of art, cocktails, entertainment, and dancing put on by the 1869 Society and which benefits NOW at the Corcoran exhibitions and performances.  The ARTINI event was the culmination of a month-long celebration in which eight mixologists from [...]

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