Presented by The Framer's Choice Gallery at The Framer's Choice Gallery
In "The New Wave" artist Vian Borchert presents her brand new abstract modern paintings inspired by her travels to the ocean. The Fall solo exhibition is located at The Framer's Choice Gallery in Kentlands, Gaithersburg, MD.
Presented by Sandy Spring Museum at Sandy Spring Museum
Photographer Larry Marc Levine captures the extraordinary in the ordinary life of creative people at work. Over thirty portraits depicting artists and other professionals pursuing their passions will be on exhibit from Sept 5 – Nov 24.
Presented by City of Gaithersburg Arts and Events at The Activity Center at Bohrer Park
Located at 506 South Frederick Avenue, the Activity Center at Bohrer Park Gallery viewing hours are Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Presented by City of Gaithersburg Arts and Events at Kentlands Mansion
The Mansion Gallery offers the opportunity to view art in the beautiful, timeless setting of this historic estate. Due to frequent rentals for private events, viewing hours are Monday through Friday by appointment only. Please call the Mansion prior
Presented by CREATE Arts Center at CREATE Arts Center
Join CREATE for our new weekly art club exclusively for seniors!
Art is for everyone, no matter how young!
Presented by BlackRock Center for the Arts at BlackRock Center for the Arts
Gallery exhibition of paintings that capture the comic book nature of society.
Gallery exhibition of assemblages of collected objects that explore the absurd.
Presented by Bender JCC of Greater Washington at Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington
Sukkah‐inspired art exhibit, the show will feature collaborative works of art created by organizations in the Greater Washington area, exploring the theme “Raise Your Voice.”
Pick up a pencil and learn to draw in this 4-week workshop designed to teach the fundamentals of drawing!
Presented by Artists & Makers Studios at Artists & Makers Studios
In the galleries - Kristina Penhoet brings her intricate and thought-provoking fiber works, Evan J Parker III returns with his soulful mixed media works, and Trudi Van Dyke curates a 12-person exhibit with each artist working in 12-inch squares.
Learn the art of painting flowers in watercolor in this workshop for adults of all skill levels!
Presented by Arts on the Block at Arts on the Block (Fenton Studio)
A three-hour mosaic workshop in a professional art studio, with hands-on help from our studio crew. Learn tile-cutting and work on a personal project!
Capture the beauty of autumn light on canvas while painting in the historic village of Sandy Spring. Master plein air artist Valerie Craig will lead the group, giving individual attention and direction.
Presented by Superfine! Art Fair at Union Market
Superfine! is returning to DC for the second annual fair at Union Market, October 30 - November 3, 2019.
Presented by Countryside Artisans of Maryland at Tusculum Farm
Don't miss this rare opportunity to meet, visit with, and enjoy the work of all the Countryside Artisans together in one gorgeous place – Tusculum Farm!
Learn how to create faces in this drawing and painting workshop for adults!
Presented by Bender JCC of Greater Washington at Bender JCC of Greater Washington
This exhibit showcases multiple themes including landscapes, seasons, cityscapes, architecture, as well as the city and people of Jerusalem.
Presented by Glen Echo Pottery at Glen Echo Park
Glen Echo Pottery Gallery will reopen to the public on April 6. It will be open Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. The Gallery sells the work of 29 advanced potters and instructors. Wheel demonstrations for children Saturdays and Sundays.
Join CREATE’s licensed art therapists for a weekly group meeting using painting, clay, drawing and other forms of artistic expression to cope with the stress of daily life, including pain, fear, depression and grief.
Presented by Adventure Theatre MTC at Adventure Theatre MTC
Based on the beloved Disney animated film, and featuring a jazzy, upbeat score, Disney’s The Aristocats KIDS is a non-stop thrill ride of feline fun, complete with unbelievable twists and turns.
Presented by Docs In Progress at Docs in Progress
Learn how to shoot and edit a short documentary film.
Presented by Washington Revels at Washington Revels
Grow, learn and play… the Revels way!
Presented by ArtStream Inc. at ComMotion Dance
Practice being your best self in a group event setting. Show your skills, be silly, express yourself, practice positive social experiences, and dance!
Learn friendly greetings, common expressions, and courtesy exchanges by practicing simple dialogues that typically occur in everyday conversation.
Presented by Strathmore at AMP by Strathmore
Strathmore’s Arts and the Brain lecture series engages teachers, scholars, and artists to present innovative, practical strategies for harnessing the arts to alleviate suffering and strengthen vitality.
Learn the next level of editing on the Adobe Premiere Pro system.
Take your knowledge of copyright and privacy law to the next level during this interactive panel discussion of fair use, licensing, public domain, work-for-hire, life rights agreements, and other intellectual property and privacy topics of particular
Presented by Maryland Youth Ballet at Maryland Youth Ballet
Ballet training for Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Dancers (ages 2-20) at one of the regions finest schools of classical ballet.
8-week sessions for children ages 2-5.
She’s been a rising star behind the scenes of numerous comedy shows, serving as the head writer for Drop the Mic on TBS, staff writer on CBS’s The Late Late Show with James Corden, and more.
Self-deprecating, incisive, and charming, Emmy Blotnick is a rising star in the comedy world.
Presented by Strathmore at Music Center at Strathmore
Beloved comedian and actor Sinbad has been making audiences laugh for more than three decades.
Presented by StandupComedyToGo.com at Positano Italian Restaurant
Live Standup Comedy Show Saturday Nights in Bethesda, MD featuring local Montgomery County standup comedians.
Presented by Takoma Park Arts at Takoma Park Community Center
Join the Silk Road Dance Company to experience the beauty and charm of traditional dances from across the world.
Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE has moved audiences for more than 30 years, praised for a “sophisticated amalgam of Afrocentric movement and modern dance” that often makes “spirituality…something vibrant and transformative” (Los Angeles Times).
Presented by Metropolitan Ballet Theatre at Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center
Metropolitan Ballet Theatre's 31st Annual Production of The Nutcracker
MBT's The Nutcracker Suite, a shorter-length version of the classic holiday ballet- sensory friendly performance
Join Maria-Clara and the Nutcracker Prince as they set off for a magical adventure…in modern day New York City.
Presented by AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center at AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center
AC Media will host the premiere film screening of "I Am More Than My Hair", on Sunday, October 20, 2019 from 5-7PM at AFI Silver Theatre in Silver Spring, MD.
They didn’t know how to play the political game, so they made it up as they went along - setting off on one of the oddest, most surprising and moving election campaigns Israel has ever known.
While Orna embraces her new position she begins to experience escalating sexual harassment from her boss.
Presented by Best Medicine Rep at Best Medicine Rep
A free reading of John Morogiello's comedy about one woman's adventures in the 1920s: baseball, jazz, prohibition, and gangsters!
In a unique concert spanning cultures, Chinese dulcimer player Chao Tian They and percussionist Tom Teasley combine musical traditions in their original music inspired by Chinese folk, classical music, and American jazz.
Presented by Gaithersburg Community Museum at Observatory Park
Using the City’s telescopes, look for Saturn with its rings and one of the visible nebula in the Milky Way.
Presented by Gaithersburg Community Museum at Gaithersburg Community Museum
Stop by the museum in costume for a special prize. Then make a Halloween craft. Free
Early Arts and Play Enrichment- Revels Style!
Presented by The Universities at Shady Grove at The Universities at Shady Grove
Visit USG, where nine top Maryland universities offer a variety of in-demand degree programs on one campus in Montgomery County.
Have fun learning about maps and Geographic Information Services (GIS)
Presented by National Capital Trolley Museum at National Capital Trolley Museum
Thursday-Friday operation begins at 10am until 2pm.
Explore how changes in technology are changing GPS with a pre-talk tasting with Elder Pine Brewing & Blending Co.
Anne Farris Rosen, tells the compelling story of her father, John Herber, and his dedication to bring the country’s racial difficulties to light, even as he faced retaliation and denial from many.
The riveting story of the young American women who cracked German and Japanese codes to help win World War II.
The award-winning, best-selling children's books jumps from page to stage as a musical experience you won’t forget!
Presented by Strathmore at The Mansion at Strathmore
Four Saturdays this fall, families enjoy diverse and dynamic programs from some of the best storytellers in our area.
Gustafer Yellowgold is a funny and touching multimedia performance filled with music, animation, and storytelling.
Presented by KID Museum at KID Museum
Explore the future of electric cars, self-driving vehicles, high-speed rail, and so much more!
Enjoy monthly book readings during “StoryTime Station,” an enriching 45-minute program recommended for ages 3 to 6.
Presented by Artivate at VisArts
Artivate's annual fundraiser to honor and celebrate artists in communities!
Margery Williams's classic toy story gets a vibrant retelling in this brand new adaptation.
Back by popular demand! The BSO Music Box concert series is the perfect program for budding little music lovers.
Presented by Imagination Stage at Imagination Stage
Best for ages 5+
Described by Red Tricycle as “Squirrel Nut Zippers for the younger set,” Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats present kids tunes with roaring ’20s flair.
Presented by Metropolitan Ballet Theatre at Metropolitan Ballet Theatre, Gaithersburg
Meet the SugarPlum Fairy, enjoy a ballet class and a sweet treat!
Presented by The Writer's Center at The Writer's Center
A reading by four DC-area authors!
Presented by Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture at Glen Echo Park
Dan Gutstein and Joshua Weiner read from their poetry. Also includes fun literary trivia quiz and open mic.
Presented by Friends of the Library, Montgomery County at Montgomery County Library - Gaithersburg
Adults, aged 55 years and over, are invited to participate in FOLMC’s 9th Senior Spelling Bee. Contestants are encouraged to invite friends and family to cheer them on.
Prose, poetry, and spoken word Open Mic at The Writer’s Center!
A Literary Variety Show
Rose will discuss the dramatic, untold true story of the extraordinary women recruited by Britain’s elite spy agency who helped pave the way for Allied victory in World War II.
During an historic time of change in the entertainment industry, Weitzman will discuss the women who broke glass ceilings in film and television.
Motherhood, sisterhood and the pursuit of justice
Authors, Margalit Fox and Edward Berenson will discuss their experiences writing about two real life cases involving antisemitism, sensational stories, and scandalous accusations.
Four women authors share what works in their writing.
Celebrate the The Writer's Center’s birthday and the start of the holidays!
Presented by Bethesda Urban Partnership at Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club
Honoring the region's best songwriters from Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C.
Presented by ChorSymphonica at Hughes United Methodist Church
Annual English/Spanish event with the professional classical ensemble ChorSymphonica at Hughes United Methodist Church/El Buen Samaritano in Wheaton.
Evento anual en inglés / español con el conjunto clásico profesional ChorSymphonica en la Iglesia Metodista Unida Hughes / El Buen Samaritano en Wheaton.
Presented by Baltimore Symphony Orchestra at Music Center at Strathmore
Marin Alsop leads the Orchestra in the Prelude and Liebestod to Tristan und Isolde, Wagner’s path-breaking expression of love that can only be fulfilled in death.
Presented by Levine Music at Silver Spring Library
Presented by Carpe Diem Arts and Washington Revels at Seekers Church
Celebrating and singing songs from around the world!
Josanne Francis and Chao Tian first met as members of Strathmore’s Artist in Residence Class of 2018, and we are still reeling from their debut duet.
Get ready for a best of the ’70s sing-along at AMP!
“Get ready!” because here comes LCB, the former lead singers of three of pop music’s most legendary vocal groups: The Temptations, The Platters, and The Drifters.
Violin phenom Stefan Jackiw returns to the BSO in a program of Viennese masterpieces, led by rising young Austrian conductor David Danzmayr.
Presented by John E. Marlow Guitar Series and Levine Music at Cultural Arts Center-Montgomery College
“A major artist with remarkable musicianship and a world of technique… simply and consistently – awesome.” — Los Angeles Times
Presented by Fitzgerald Theatre at F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre
A live 2-hour event of music, song and dance celebrating cultures from all around the globe.
Presented by Washington Musica Viva at BannerArts
Fourth in a series of 8 house concerts exploring the history and development of the piano trio genre, focusing on masterpieces of the classical, romantic, and contemporary eras.
Presented by Gandhi Memorial Center at Gandhi Memorial Center
Santoor is 100-stringed instrument that has its origins in the valleys of Kashmir. Through the extensive hard work of our Guruji, Pandit Shivkumar Sharma, this instrument was introduced to Indian Classical in 1955.
Presented by National Philharmonic at Music Center at Strathmore
Relive the music of ABBA with ARRIVAL FROM SWEDEN as they perform the group’s greatest hits including Dancing Queen, Mamma Mia, Take a Chance, Waterloo, Fernando, Knowing Me Knowing You with the National Philharmonic!
A spook-tacular evening of Drag Cabaret followed by a late-night Halloween Disco!
Born in Margarita, Venezuela and educated at the Berklee College of Music, Nella explores Venezuelan folk, contemporary Latin, and soulful sounds from Andalusia.
Presented by Bender JCC of Greater Washington at Bender JCC Greater Washington
A chamber orchestra established in 2018 by Peabody Conservatory cello faculty artist Amit Peled dedicated to nurturing and training local graduate music students. Presenting a lively, season-opening program with violinist Nikita Borisevich.
Multiple Grammy-winner and MacArthur Fellow Chris Thile, a member of Punch Brothers and Nickel Creek, and host of the radio program Live from Here, is a mandolin virtuoso, composer, and vocalist.
Dr. Alexandra Birch is a violinist, violist, and researcher committed to recovering music from genocide. Join her at the Bender JCC Fall Arts Festival (Nov 6-10) for a lecture recital about lost music from the Holocaust.
Grammy-winning pianist, composer, and founder of the nonprofit Afro Latin Jazz Alliance, Arturo O’Farrill is something of a cultural ambassador.
Presented by Living Arts Concert Series at Resurrection Catholic Church
Presented by Living Arts Concert Series at Riderwood Village - Chapel
The Great Noise Ensemble will perform trios for violin, cello, & piano, as well as alto sax, tuba, & piano by African American composers. These works take classical music & blend them with the tantalizing harmonies & rhythms of jazz and blues.
Presented by Maryland Lyric Opera at Music Center at Strathmore
The Maryland Lyric Opera Orchestra takes center stage at Strathmore with legendary pianist Leon Fleisher.
Composer and performer Joyce’s music has been described as one of “serene power” (New York Times), written to “superb effect” (The Wire).
Put on that party dress and don’t back down from the chance to catch this tribute act featuring Kirk McEwen from Baltimore’s 98Rock and members of progressive rock favorites Crack The Sky as they mend the hearts of those missing Petty.
"[One of the] 10 folk artists you need to know in 2019" - Paste Magazine
Fifth in a series of 8 house concerts exploring the history and development of the piano trio genre, focusing on masterpieces of the classical, romantic, and contemporary eras.
Stefan Jackiw is one of America’s foremost violinists, captivating audiences with playing that combines poetry and purity with an impeccable technique. Pianist Anna Polonsky, recipient of a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship and in great demand.
Join the AIR class of 2020 for their debut concert at AMP, when all 6 class members and their mentors take the stage for an unforgettable evening of cross-genre collaborations!
This sultry French ensemble from New Orleans began as a collaboration between New York City swing guitarist Pete Roze’ and Memphis-born actress/singer Caroline Fourmy.
Presented by National Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorale at Music Center at Strathmore
Voices of Light merges the legendary silent film masterpiece The Passion of Joan of Arc, widely considered to be one of the greatest films ever made, with a live performance of a ravishing score by award-winning composer Richard Einhorn.
Sixth in a series of 8 house concerts exploring the history and development of the piano trio genre, focusing on masterpieces of the classical, romantic, and contemporary eras.
In celebration of the band’s 30th anniversary, Fleck has reunited the original lineup for a very special tour.
He may be living in Portland, Oregon, now, but Patterson Hood’s poignant country rock has deep roots in the South. He was born in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, and formed the searing Southern rock band Drive-By Truckers in Athens, Georgia.
This “Yo-Yo Ma of the harp” (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution) is lauded for her compelling artistry and virtuosity.
Create memories with your family and friends as you share in the sights and sounds of the holidays at the National Philharmonic’s annual Holiday Singin’ Pops.
The Sweetback Sisters are decking the halls with their modern take on the golden age of country.
Renowned for its passionate musicality, impressive technique and multicultural innovations, the Shanghai Quartet has become one of the world’s foremost chamber ensembles.
Presented by Musical Arts International, Inc at Calvary Lutheran Church
Duo Amadeae, formed in 2014 by sister piansits Esther Park and Sun A park, is enjoying both their solo and duo career internationally. it is part of 25th anniversary celebration of Musical Arts International.
Acclaimed cellist Alicia Ward has enchanted audiences from Carnegie Hall to the Moscow Conservatory.
Presented by Arts on the Green at Arts Barn
Seventh in a series of 8 house concerts exploring the history and development of the piano trio genre, focusing on masterpieces of the classical, romantic, and contemporary eras.
’Tis the season to think outside the Bachs with a family-friendly musical tour spanning the entire globe!
In partnership with the American Pops Orchestra
No Christmas celebration is complete without a performance of Handel’s uplifting oratorio Messiah, a work that has delighted and inspired audiences worldwide since its premiere in 1741.
Presented by Attila Glatz Concert Productions at Music Center at Strathmore
Waltz into 2020 with Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert, now an American tradition! This dazzling performance evokes a golden age of Viennese music, brimming with energy, merriment, and romance.
Presented by Montgomery Philharmonic, Inc. at The Village at Rockville
The MP continues with its mission of inclusion by bringing a concert to Senior Citizens at the Village at Rockville.
The pure awe inspired by these two virtuosic musicians has left audiences and critics reeling.
Indie rock maven Margot MacDonald is known as something of a one-woman band.
The Academy of St Martin in the Fields, helmed by Music Director and violin virtuoso Joshua Bell, continues to redefine classical performance.
Popa Chubby believes that music should be dangerous.
Presented by Bel Cantanti Opera at Randolph Road Theatre
Rigoletto, an opera in three acts, performed in Italian with English surtitles,in costume and fully staged.
Pumpkin Trolleyfest inclues trips to Pinson's Pumpkin Market
In this workshop, help with preparations for the Sandy Spring Museum Garden Club Holiday Greens Sale.
Fall Frolic is a festive Halloween-themed family event that is open to the public for visitors of all ages.
In partnership with Kensington Arts Theatre
Start your holiday season off right with an a cappella celebration featuring the award-winning men’s chorus The Alexandria Harmonizers.
Holly TrolleyFest celebrates the season with toy trains and Santa aboard the streetcars
Koz and special guests bring the cheer like never before, performing fresh renditions of Christmas classics as well as a Hanukkah medley and hits from his catalog.
Train enthusiasts will enjoy this railroad-themed visit with Santa.
Presented by ArtStream Inc. at Twinbrook Community Center
Actors will inspire each other to create unique performance pieces. Improvisation, storytelling, songwriting – the possibilities are endless in Practicing Performance.
Presented by ArtStream Inc. at Round House Theatre Education Center
Improvise and create your own take on classic tales. Ever wanted to play Hamlet? Or Jane Eyre? How about Robin Hood? We will update these tales for the 21st century and will act out short scenes that YOU create based on the classic tales.
A Special Performance of Delicious Proportions
Presented by Arts on the Green at Kentlands Mansion
In partnership with A Taste for Murder Productions
"Oh, the thinks you can think' when Dr. Seuss' best-loved characters collide and cavort in an unforgettable musical caper.
Presented by Quotidian Theatre Company at The Writer's Center
The haunting tale of the lost loves and missed opportunities of three generations of Dublin men.
In partnership with Victorian Lyric Opera Company
Celebrate Halloween at AMP and enjoy a line-up of eight hilarious and heartfelt true stories about real horror shows: situations that went oh-so-very wrong.
Presented by Artists Circle at Carl Freeman Auditorium
An evening of performing arts, by and for women
Presented by Story Tapestries and BlackRock Center for the Arts at BlackRock Center for the Arts
This interactive show brings nationally renowned spoken word artists and poets to the stage as well as a pre-show spoken-word workshop.
Presented by Round House Theatre at Round House Theatre Bethesda
Wondrous Tony-Winning Journey
Groundbreaking Rock Musical
TAO: Drum Heart is the latest production from TAO, internationally-acclaimed percussion artists.
Presented by ANKH Repertory Theatre -ART at Rockville Town Square
Acting, Performance and Public Speaking Masterclasses . Workshops for TEENS & ADULTS passionate about the Stage.
Round House Theatre’s meteoric rise continues in 2019 as we get ready to reopen our dramatically transformed theatre with a full six-play lineup that’s brimming with heart, soul, and a whole lot of humor.