Friday, May 17, 2013

"The Conversation"

Seven Artists at Gallery B Combine Work for a Good Cause

WHO: Artists Fran Abrams, Rockville, Nancy Donnelly, Washington, DC, Naomi Taitz Duffy, Washington, DC, Judy Gilbert Levey, Bethesda, Donna K. McGee, Bethesda, Robert Wiener, Washington, DC, and Patricia Zannie, Silver Spring.               

WHAT: Art titled "The Conversation" is being offered for sale by silent bids to benefit Edgemoor Children's Center in Bethesda

WHEN: Through Saturday, May 25 at 6:00 pm
WHERE: Gallery B, 7700-E Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20817
Free and open to the public

Seven artists who are now exhibiting at Gallery B in Bethesda decided to do something different at their exhibit to benefit a worthy cause in the neighborhood of the gallery.  Each of the artists contributed a piece of work to create a larger work, titled "The Conversation," which is being sold by silent auction to benefit Edgemoor Children's Center located in downtown Bethesda.   

Wonders at Edgemoor Children's Center serves children from infancy through pre-kindergarten and is accredited by the National Academy for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).  (

The seven artists who work in a variety of mediums are Fran Abrams, polymer clay, Nancy Donnelly, glass, Naomi Taitz Duffy, oil, Judy Gilbert Levey, oil, Donna K. McGee, acrylic, Robert Wiener, glass, and Patricia Zannie, collage.  

Each of the artists has signed the back of "The Conversation."

Visitors to the gallery are encouraged to place a bid on "The Conversation."  The winning bidder will give the bid amount to Edgemoor Children's Center and take home the artwork created by the seven artists.  Bidding closes at the end of the exhibit on Saturday, May 25 at 6 pm.  Gallery hours are Wednesday-Saturday 12-6 pm and Sundays 11-3.  For more information, visit or call 301-215-7990.

Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival is this weekend

The Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival, produced by the Greater Reston Arts Center, is a top-rated annual juried outdoor street festival held in the heart of the elegant and bustling Reston Town Center. The three-day event attracts over 50,000 patrons and provides an interactive experience to view, purchase, and experience art directly from the unique and talented artists who have created it.

50,000 people looking and buying art!

Check out the participating artists from all over the nation... here.

This is your weekend art event... See ya there!

 Festival Hours OPEN to the Public:

Friday, May 17 - 5pm - 8pm
Saturday, May 18 - 10am – 6pm
Sunday, May 19 - 10am – 4pm