Prince George's County Department of Parks and Recreation

Events

5/10/2014. 12-5pm
2014 Gateway Arts District Open Studios Tour

2014 Gateway Arts District Open Studios TourThe event of the season in the Gateway Arts District is back on May 10. Over 150 artists and all of the area arts organizations open our doors to celebrate the abundance of art and culture in an area unlike any other in our region. Meet singers, dancers, musicians, and visual artists working in all media. Learn about glassblowing, ceramics, you name it... Start by picking up a map at the Brentwood Arts Exchange, where you can also find out more info from Gateway Community Development Corporation Open Studio Tour volunteers. Come back at the end of the day for the kick-off to Project America's Next Top Master Artist

Saturday, May 10, 5 pm
Opening Reception: Project America's Next Top Master Artist

Opening Reception: Project AmericaCulminating the 2014 Gateway Arts District Open Studios Day, join us as we kick-off what as far as we know is the first merger of "Reality" with the gallery. Project America's Next Top Master Artist is an elimination-style exhibition presented in three rounds. Each round, visitors to the gallery and fans at home will vote here and online to determine who will stay and which artists will go home. Cast your votes to crown America's Top Master Artist - who will win $500 and a solo exhibition at the Brentwood Arts Exchange


6/7/2014. 5-8pm
Meet The Artists Night

Meet The Artists NightRound 2 of Project America's Next Top Master Artist launches with "Meet the Artists Night." You voted, artists have gone home, half remain. Meet them in person, give them your best Simon Cowell inquisition, or just be a decent human and talk to them about their art. Then, vote again to decide who makes it to Round 3.

6/28/2014. 5-8pm
Face the Judges Night

Face the Judges NightJudges' Questions start at 5:30pm.

Project America's Next Top Master Artist jumps into the 3rd and final round with "Face the Judges Night." Our esteemed judges panel - Jose Dominguez, Tuliza Fleming, and Gerald Ross - will ask each artist questions about their artwork in front of you, our live studio audience. Find out how each artist works, what inspires them, and how they see their own work before you cast your final vote to crown America's Top Master Artist.
Free. Open to the Public

7/19/2014. 5-8pm
Grand Finale: Project America's Next Top Master Artist

Grand Finale: Project AmericaAt least inside the Brentwood Arts Exchange, your vote counts. The suspense ends on July 19. Join us in celebration as we announce who will be America's Top Master Artist. Bring flowers and tell people you knew them before they were famous, because after this night, based solely on your votes, America's Top Master Artist wins $500 and a solo exhibition.
Free. Open to the Public.