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Category: On Exhibit

Alex Braden: Sound Installation
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Alex Braden: Sound Installation

Piece and Quiet Arlington County Spotlight Artist Grant, to be installed Saturdays in 2014: Saturday, Nov. 22 at the Westover Branch Library Saturday, Nov. 29 at the Cherrydale Branch Library Saturday, Dec. 6 at Central library True quiet is a near impossible experience. Even in anechoic chambers—soundproofed spaces designed to eliminate echoes—the sound of breathing […]

Up Close: Local History Vault Treasures
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Up Close: Local History Vault Treasures

Rick Black: Paintings
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Rick Black: Paintings

Luminous, Playful Paintings of Westover On exhibit at the Westover Branch Library, October – November 2014 Rick Black can be spotted taking photographs in and around Arlington and Falls Church, Virginia and Washington, DC. He selects the best of his digital images and turns them into artistic paintings – luminous, colorful, and playful. Westover will […]

Del Ray Artisans: Mixed Media
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Del Ray Artisans: Mixed Media

Art and Story On Exhibit at Shirlington Branch Library, October – November 2014     The artwork displayed in the Shirlington Branch Library in October and November was created by members of the Del Ray Artisans, a nonprofit arts organization based in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria.   The power of art and story is […]

"We Are Arlington" Photographs
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“We Are Arlington” Photographs

Vintage Photos and Famous Portraits On exhibit at the Cherrydale Branch Library, Oct. 8, 2014 – Jan. 5, 2015 Public reception: Wednesday, Oct. 8, 7:00 p.m.   Images from Bill Hamrock’s new book, “We are Arlington,” describe Arlington’s “political, economic and social history.” Want to know how many fans attended the annual “Old Oaken Bucket” […]

Caty Forden: Paintings
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Caty Forden: Paintings

Portraits On exhibit at the Central Library, Oct. 2014   Caty Forden’s artist statement: As a visual artist and art educator working in drawing, painting, and collage, I understand the value of devoting one’s life to art through trial and error. Throughout my painting, whether in a market scene, an urban wasteland, or a portrait, […]

2014 Lego Creations Exhibit and Reception
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2014 Lego Creations Exhibit and Reception

Animals, Robots, Buildings and More! On exhibit at Central Library, the Aurora Hills Branch Library, the Columbia Pike Branch Library and the Westover Branch Library, September 2014.   Builders, families and fans are invited to join us for the LEGO Creations reception at Central on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.  

Anna Schalk: Paintings
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Anna Schalk: Paintings

Inner Journey On exhibit at the Central Library, Sept. 2014 This series by artist Anna Schalk reflects the feelings and emotions she experienced during her husband’s extended illness and death.  Various stages of the grief process are reflected in this exhibit including dark passages of anger and despair. “The Question is the Answer,” reminds Anna that […]

Meryl Silver: Photographs
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Meryl Silver: Photographs

Simplicity Within On exhibit at Shirlington Branch Library, September 2014     It’s been said that painters include, whereas photographers exclude. “Painters begin with a totally blank canvas, which they proceed to fill in with brush strokes to render the scene they want the viewer to see. Photographers begin with the cluttered jumble of reality […]

Keith Hans: Photographs
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Keith Hans: Photographs

Images of D-Day On exhibit at the Aurora Hills Branch Library, Sept. – Oct. 2014 Keith Hans is an amateur photographer who has a keen interest in the history of World Two and, in particular, the story of D-Day.  As the son of parents who both fought in and supported the war effort, Keith’s trips […]