“DC Art: Where We Going” – Final Art Salon Talk for “Ten Artists for Ten Years” This Friday

Friday, December 10, 2011
6:30pm – 8:30pm

Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives
17th and M Streets, NW
Washington, DC

Join us for the final Art Salon Talk for the Millennium Art Salon’s Ten Artists for Ten Years Exhibition at the Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives. The topic for this final talk is focused on Art in DC: Where We Are Going. The artists who will be participating in this panel include Elsa Gebreyesus, Sonya Lawyer, and Michael Singletary, and will be moderated by Christina Waddler, Collector and MAS Board Member. Artists will share their thoughts on the direction of their own art as well as the art scene in Washington, DC. Don’t miss it! Free and open to the public!

About the Exhibition:

Commemorating Millennium’s over ten years of serving the DC Arts Community, “Ten Artists for Ten Years,” Exhibition, curated by Sharon Burton of Authentic Contemporary Art, opened October 22nd with reception at the Sumner School Museum and Archives, located at 1201 17th Street, NW in Washington, DC.

This exhibition features the works of 10 emerging and mid-career artists, reflecting the diverse artistic expressions that have helped to shape the Washington DC art scene for the last decade.

Artist featured include Gwen Aqui, Billy Colbert, Doris Colbert Kennedy, Victor Ekpuk, Elsa Gebreyesus, Sonya Lawyer, Chris Malone, Anne Marchand, Michael Singletary and Frank Smith.

About the Millennium Arts Salon

Now entering its 11th year, Millennium Arts Salon is focused on advancing cultural literacy through its art programming, which includes salon talks, exhibitions, tours and special events. Based in historic Columbia Heights, DC, most of its intimate salon talks and art exhibitions are held in its beautifully restored 1923 town home. Through its outreach efforts, it also hosts programs in various venues around the city and collaborates with other art institutions, such as the David C Driskell Center at the University of Maryland College Park (for the past 3 years), the Brandywine Workshop in Philadelphia and Parish Gallery of Georgetown DC.

For more information visit the website at www.millenniumartssalon.org

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