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Wednesday Morning Artists & Friends Gallery of Gifts

November & December / Main Gallery This seasonal favorite features an extensive selection of handcrafted items from local and regional artists, perfect for thoughtful gift-giving. A variety of mediums will be represented, including fiber art, gold and silver jewelry, glass, photography, paintings, and ceramics. Wednesday Morning Artists is a local group of artists and art lovers who meet regularly for…
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Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence

DCA closes closes the centennial of women’s suffrage with the Smithsonian Poster Exhibition Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence. The exhibition celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment and explores the complexity of the women's suffrage movement and the relevance of this history to Americans' lives today. Based on the National Portrait Gallery exhibition of the same name,…
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Past Exhibits

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Adrian Holmes: I Am My Sister Dolls

September / Front Gallery Adrian Holmes: I Am My Sister Dolls Adrian is the creator of the culturally iconic "I am My Sister" doll line. Adrian, a native of Philadelphia, PA, attended Philadelphia High School for Girls and spent several years at York College in PA, before serving honorably in the US Air Force for 15 years. The desire to…
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Artists for Justice: Portraits of Black Lives Lost

September / Main Gallery Exhibit by a group of artists from Maryland’s Eastern Shore that celebrates the lives - while mourning the violent deaths - of African citizens of the United States. Each artist chose to paint a portrait of a particular African-American who lost his or her life due to systemic racism. Not all were victims of police violence…
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Courtney Chan: Expanded Bouquet

August / Front Gallery “Expanded Bouquet” is made of manually printed and hand-cut handmade paper elements carefully arranged in an unconventional self-portrait installation. Each object illustration represents a flower, gift, or memory in the ever-expanding bouquet of the artist’s life. States Chan, “this piece explores how building a collection of ordinary mementos can help shape one’s lifelong journey of learning…
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Geo Logos: Emily Martin

August / Main Gallery Geo Logos is a textile and sound installation created from a study of sedimentary rocks, its textural qualities, and its relation to the practice of silkscreen printing. These rock formations can document time and serve as footprints of the past by collecting and recording plant matter, vegetation, fossils, and weather elements through their layered variations of…
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