Sunday, October 23, 2011

Calling all curators

This is an opportunity to submit a group proposal for exhibition, workshops, programs, and lectures at the Howard County Center for the Arts in Ellicott City, Maryland.

Here are the submission details for the galleries and black box theatre. They are especially interested in multi-cultural themes that would appeal to the diverse and global community in Howard County, Maryland.

Additional inquiries can also be directed to Coleen West, Executive Director Howard County Arts Council/Howard County Center for the Arts. email: and phone: (410) 313-ARTS. They are always open to collaborative programming and partnership relationships as well at the Howard County Arts Council.

FotoWeek DC = Free Corcoran

In association with FotoWeek DC, the Corcoran Gallery of Art will be offering free admission, and will remain open on Monday, Nov. 7 and Tuesday, Nov 8 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. - usually the Corc would be closed those days.

The Corcoran will also host two of the FotoWeek launch parties. FotoWeek itself begins at 5 p.m. at 1800 L Street and then moves on to the Corcoran at 8:30 p.m., with a cocktails, food, and music party.

For photographers who would like a professional commentary of their work, Portfolio Review Sessions will be held at the Corcoran on Nov. 12 between 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.- 5 p.m. The reviews will be done by curators, professional photographers, and photo editors, each taking 20-minute sessions to review individual portfolios.

More info on the reviews here.

Tickets for the Portfolio Review Session are $75 (student discounts available)and tickets to the launch party are $55 and include admission to both the opening parties at FotoWeek Central and the Corcoran.