August 14, 2019 - All Events

Turning Wood Into Art

August 2 to September 2

Saturdays & Sundays, 11am to 6pm

Labor Day Monday, September 2, 11am to 6pm

Art Walk Reception: Friday, August 2, 6 to 8pm

Presenter: Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture

Location: Stone Tower Gallery

Admission: Free

Contact Email: info@glenechopark.org

Contact Phone: 301-634-2222

http://glenechopark.org/exhibitions

 


 

Turning Wood into Art is an exhibition of works created by members of Montgomery County Woodturners (MCW). The show prompts visitors to see and appreciate the wide variety of wooden objects that can be created on a lathe. A primary goal of MCW is to enhance awareness of turned wood as both a craft and an art form by sharing an array of hand-made functional, decorative, and sculptural items.

 

MCW is a chapter of the American Association of Woodturners (AAW), based in Rockville MD. Organized in 2007 with goals of education, sharing, outreach, safety, and camaraderie, it is a diverse group of more than 80 woodturners of all ages, with skills varying from novice to professional. The common trait its members share is a passion to create beautifully turned, hand crafted objects from trees, most of which would otherwise be destined for the chipper or the fireplace.

 
Art Walk Reception
Friday, August 2, 6 to 8pm

 

SilverWorks Studio & Gallery

Ongoing

Monday through Sunday - 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Presenter: SilverWorks Studio & Gallery

Location: SilverWorks Studio

Admission: Free

Contact Phone: (301) 634-2228

http://www.silverworksglenechopark.com

 


 

SilverWorks Studio & Gallery is a working silversmith studio and includes an ongoing exhibition, as well as sales, of the work of artist-in-residence Blair Anderson.

Cat in the Hat

June 21 to August 18, 2019

Presenter: Adventure Theatre MTC

Recommended Ages: Ages 4+

Location: Adventure Theatre

Contact Phone: 301-634-2270

http://www.adventuretheatre-mtc.org

 


 

From the moment his tail, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that the Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met. With the trickiest of tricks and craziest of ideas, he is certainly fun to play with. And he turns a rainy afternoon into an amazing adventure. But what will mom find when she gets home...?

 

Purchase tickets at www.adventuretheatre-mtc.org