Prince George's County Department of Parks and Recreation


Saturday, January 31, 1 pm
Artist Talk - Artists of Unmapped and the Ragbaby Exchange

Artist Talk - Artists of Unmapped and the Ragbaby ExchangeJoin us to meet the artists in our concurrent exhibition and front window feature, and hear directly from them about their inspirations and practices. Ellyn Weiss and Pat Goslee will speak about their work in the exhibition, "Unmapped." Sherri Lumpkin will speak about her work helping women across the region through the Ragbaby Exchange.

Saturday, February 7, 1 pm
All-screened Videofest

is an open-call feature of short film and video work by regional producers. Presented to the public in a social and appreciative atmosphere, the one-day festival is a showcase of known and unknown talent alike. One artist/filmmaker will be awarded Best in Festival with a $300 prize. The screening starts at 1:00 pm and ends when all of the videos art finished.

Saturday, February 14, 1 pm
Unshrink my Heart

Unshrink my HeartThe DIY arts and crafts icon from the 80’s is back! And nothing says “love” like a hand-made pre-shrunk Valentine. Families are invited to create beautiful jewelry, key chains, and other Valentine’s Day gifts for their loved ones. Children will receive their first 2 sheets of blank Shrinky Dinks free, additional sheets will be available to purchase for 50 cents each.

Saturday, March 21, 5 pm
Brentwood Arts Exchange 5th Anniversary Reception

Once an abandoned building, now a hub for the vibrant, dynamic Gateway Arts District Community - Brentwood Arts Exchange, 39th Street Gallery, and Gateway Arts Center brings together selected artists from its exhibitions over the past 5 years. The reception reflects and celebrates where Brentwood Arts Exchange has been and looks forward to where it's going.

Saturday, March 28, 11 am
Easter Egg Decorating

Easter Egg DecoratingFun, glitter, eggs! We promise all three at this free family-friendly workshop at the Brentwood Arts Exchange. Create beautiful decorated eggs that will impress your friends and even the Easter Bunny. Children will receive their first two eggs for free. Additional eggs will be available to purchase 2 for $1.