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Late Night @ Hamiltonian

Late Night @ Hamiltonian

Join us for a special happy hour and late night viewing of ‘Vantage Points’ at Hamiltonian Gallery.

We will be Celebrating the Hamiltonian Fellowship’s 5th year anniversary, ‘Vantage Points’ was curated by Hamiltonian alumnus Ian MacLean Davis and features new work by artists from the fellowship’s first three years.

WHEN
Thursday, November 7th from 6 – 8pm

WHERE
1353 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009

Professional Writing Workshops for Artists

Professional Writing Workshops for Artists

This weekend, Hamiltonian Artists is offering two skills-based professional-writing workshops for visual and performing artists at Hamitlonian Gallery.

Both workshops are free of charge, but space is limited and your rsvp to info@hamiltonianartists.org is required.

 

Special Collector’s Night at Hamiltonian

Special Collector’s Night at Hamiltonian

Please join us for a special collectors’ night and benefit on Thursday, October 18th.

Your ticket to the Call Collect benefit guarantees you an exclusive preview of the exhibit and the opportunity to choose one work of art in the show for your private collection!

 

Your turn to select a work of art is determined by the order in which you purchase your ticket online. For a suggested $10 donation, you will also have the opportunity to participate in special sweepstakes for an original work by DC artist Linn Meyers.

Tickets are $125 per person and there will be an additional sweepstakes for an original work of art by DC artist Linn Meyers and 2012 Sondheim Prize winner, Renee Stout .

On Monday, October 1st at 12noon, 100 tickets to this special collector’s night will go on sale at http://www.hamiltonianartists.org/call-collect-benefit/

Be the first to buy your ticket and choose one of the 100 works of art in the exhibit for your private collection!

Call Collect Benefit:

Thursday, October 18th
7:00pm – 9:30pm
Hamiltonian Gallery
1353 U Street, NW
$125 per person, Doors open at 7pm
Selection begins promptly at 7:30pm
Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served


About Call Collect:

Featuring original works of art by 100 emerging and established artists from the greater Washington, DC metro area, Call Collect will be on view at Hamiltonian Gallery from October 20th – November 9th, 2012. As an exhibition, it highlights the extraordinary talent and diversity of our region’s contemporary art community. As a benefit in support of the Hamiltonian Fellowship program, it seeks to spark new and unexpected connections between local artists and collectors.All proceeds from Call Collect will directly support the Hamiltonian Fellowship Program, which is dedicated to advancing the professional development of emerging visual artists.

Mark your Calendar:

On the evening of November 9th, Hamiltonian will host a special closing reception during which all collectors and artists can meet and mingle, the sweepstakes winner will be announced and collectors may pick up their artwork. Don’t miss this special event!

Thank you for supporting the next generation of contemporary artists in Washington, DC. We look forward to seeing you on October 18th!

Host Committee:

Leigh Connor, John Copenhaver, Helen Frederick, Anne Goodyear, Juanita and Melvin Hardy, Margaret Heiner, Jeffrey Herrity, Jacqueline and Sam Hiersteiner, Carolyn Ionita, Benjamin Loewy, Janice Marks, Shanti Norris, Anil Revri, Donald Russell, Jamie Smith, Paul So, Nuzhat Sultan, Sara Beth Walsh, Beverly and Christopher With, Saskia Wrausman

Paul So, DC Creative will give TED Talk

Paul So, DC Creative will give TED Talk

 TED Talk 2012

TED Talk 2012

Dr. Paul So is a physics professor at George Mason University and the co-director of the Center for Neural Dynamics at the Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study. So’s recent research interests include network dynamics of neurons, the fundamental properties of nonlinear systems, and nonlinear techniques in analyzing neuronal data.  So is also the founder of the Hamiltonian Artists in Washington DC, which is a new non-profit art organization with its mission to build the next generation of innovative artists and effective visual art leaders by providing them with professional development opportunities and by advancing their entrepreneurial success. VENUE THEARC Theater 1901 Mississippi Avenue SE Washington, DC 20020 (Location & Directions via. tickets link, below)

WHEN: March 24th, 8:00am TICKETS The main link to buy tickets is: http://tedxwdc2012.eventbrite.com/

DAY-OF-EVENT SCHEDULE 7am - Green Room is available for speakers 8am - Coffee & Danish 8:30 am - Theater doors open 9am - Morning Presenters 10:30 - 11am - Break 12pm - Lunch by Busboys & Poets 1pm - Afternoon Presenters 3pm - 3:30pm - Break 5:30pm - Reception

THEARC Theater Mission Operating with the belief that access to arts and diverse cultural activities is the essence of community development, THEARC Theater is the first and only theater in Washington, DC’s Ward 8. It was created to provide DC residents living east of the Anacostia River entertaining and enlightening experiences in a venue that includes lobby area, box office, green room/performer lounge, and dressing rooms. http://www.thearcdc.org/theater

TEDxWDC is dedicated to promoting communication between the creative economic clusters in the city of Washington, D.C. The theme of our TEDx event is The Creative City: Entrepreneurship, Creativity, and Innovation. Our audience will consist of individuals highly interested in creative ideas, collaboration and movements here in the Washington D.C. area.

Art Salon!

Art Salon!

 art salon!

art salon!

We visited Hamiltonian Gallery for DC Commission on the Artsand Humanities’ Art Salon: Gratitude, where its 2010 grantees were announced. DCCAH will distribute $7.25 million in 515 grants to DC artists and organizations. Soccer player Grady Renfrow, SRA’sKheira Benkreira, SAIS’ Dina Nawas, and Aburdene Design Group’sSarah Aburdene.

 art salon! 2

art salon! 2

Art Salon is modeled after the salons of the late 19th century to inspire the creative community. Child Ballads’ Lex Paulson, Tranquil Space’s Niyati Shah, Banished? Productions’ Melissa Krodman, and local musician Aaron Thompson.

 art salon! 3

art salon! 3

Each month, DCCAH gathers at a different location to bring together local artists. Dancing Queen, Hudson Relations & Resources’ Eric LaPrinceMichael Leonard, and Rashon Blair came to support Grammy-nominated DCCAH Young Artist grantee Christylez Bacon.

Art Salon!