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    The Yvonne Johnson Trio Kicks off the Summer Concert Series: July, 7th, 5 to 6pm

    It’s that time of year again. The Mall at Prince Georges is hosting its annual “Summer Concert Series”. Artist Yvonne Johnson Trio will be performing this Thursday July, 7th 2016. When looking for the consummate pianist/vocalist with the right sound and presence, look no further than acclaimed artist-songwriter Yvonne Johnson. Yvonne has been setting stages on fire for over twenty years with her lavish keyboard and acoustic piano sound. Whether she is playing gospel, pop, rhythm and blues or stretching out in the jazz idiom her diverse background of musical taste is always evident through her funky and passionate interpretations. Stop by for dinner and enjoy the performance!

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    PGAHCs own Ronald Beverly: featured in Capitol File Magazine

    PGAHCs own Ronald Beverly, a MGM National Harbor Commissioned Artist has been featured in Capitol File Magazine. In the profile Beverly states, "In the digital dark room, some students usually think Im going to be the guru, the master of the software, from beginning to end-but I'm not". He goes on to say, he's all about the big picture and the process. Although, He welcomes adopting new methods, he want's his students to understand that the craftsmanship is essential, he is "Accustomed to the complete loop," Which is why he still pushes them to learn dark room techniques. Ronald is the head of the photography department at Washington DC's, Howard University.

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    The Runaways: DK Filmworks

    This film is being shot in Prince George's County. Take a look at some of their Behind The Scenes Footage from The Runaways Trailer. The Runaways, the next short film from DK Filmworks, shooting in 2016.

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    First Fridays with ACAS (Adinkra Cultural Arts Studio): July 1, August 5 from 4-7 pm

    July 1st (Rain date: July 8th), 4-7 pm Activities and Attractions: Live performance by Sound of the City Trio, Dance Workshop, Food trucks, beverages and much more

    August 5th (Rain date: August 12th), 4-7 pm Activities and Attractions: Live performance by Got My Own Sound Band, Dance Workshop, Food trucks, and more. PGAAMCC – 4519 Rhode Island Avenue North Brentwood, MD 20722 Age Group: All Ages!

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    Celebrating Women in the Arts & Business: September 17

    Please join us for a special event, “Celebrating Women in the Arts & Business” on the grounds of historic Marietta House Museum, Saturday, September 17, 11am - 6pm. $5/person

    Celebrate women of many talents—artists and entrepreneurs. Shop from female-owned food, wine, and craft vendors. View artists’ demonstrations, and enjoy readings, plays, musicians, dancers, and more. All ages welcome. Enjoy a day of fun, creativity, and artistic vision.

    Marietta is the 1813 home of Judge Gabriel Duvall, a Supreme Court Justice and Comptroller of the Treasury. Marietta stands on terraced, landscaped grounds with two contemporary outbuildings: a brick law office and a stone and brick root cellar/harness storage room. The grounds boast four County Champion trees and lovely old boxwood. The family graveyard has been relocated to these serene surroundings.

    Marietta is located at 5626 Bell Station Road, Glenn Dale, MD 20769 and is a property of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission.

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    Prince George’s Arts and Humanities Council Receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant

    Hyattsville, MD— The Prince George’s Arts & Humanities Council (PGAHC) has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to support Innovative Learners 21, an arts integration curriculum development project supporting community connected arts education advancement and action research models. The NEA is the federal agency that supports and funds the arts to give all Americans the opportunity to experience creativity and participate in the arts. NEA programs and funding support thousands of activities in communities large and small across the country, including about 30,000 performances and 3,000 exhibitions annually. Innovative Learners 21 will use six school models identified in Prince George’s County, that have been selected because of their arts community connections and evidence of a school environment that is arts-focused in teacher instructional strategies to improve academic performance.

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    Commissioned Artist Blessing Hancock Sculpture Unveiled at Ribbon Cutting for the Fort Washington District VII Police Station

    Fort Washington, MD - Today, the ribbon cutting for the District VII Police Station unveils Accolades, an illuminated sculpture by artist Blessing Hancock of Tucson, AZ. The metal geometrical installation was commissioned by the Prince George's County Art in Public Places (AIPP) program through the Office of Central Services and managed by the Prince George's Arts and Humanities Council.

    The title Accolades refers to a special honor or an acknowledgement of merit. Accolades reflects the spirit and protective presence of the police service and becomes an iconic land mark in the community. Composed of two distinct shield forms resembling wings invite you to pass through it serving as a gateway and visual screen.

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    FY2017 Grants For Organizations

    The Maryland State Arts Council's FY2017 Grants for Organizations (GFO) program provides unrestricted operating support to arts organizations and arts programs through grant awards. Join GFO program staff for Info Sessions and a Q&A Session to learn more about the program. Please watch our INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO on YouTube: https://youtu.be/RV10wBEu10o

    GFO INFORMATIONAL SESSIONS are scheduled across Maryland and provide a description of the GFO program and assistance in preparing applications.Take note of these deadlines for activities taking place in FY2017 (July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2017) and join the GFO Program Staff at an Info Session near you.

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    Joe's + The Clarice announce NextLOOK 2016 Season

    Joe's is thrilled to be partnering again with The Clarice for the second season of NextLOOK, a series specially designed for artists whose works are in the research and development phase. Regionally-based artists are given time, space and dollars to develop new work, in addition to having opportunities to deepen audience interaction and involvement through previews, workshops and feedback sessions. This year, over 50 artists applied to be part of NextLOOK. A panel of community members and artists chose five for the 2015-2016 season.

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    Announcing the UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies’ 2015-2016 season

    Tickets on sale June 2, 2015. The UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies’ 2015-2016 season carries forward its commitment to using art as a catalyst for dialogue and understanding about today’s pressing societal topics.

    Including work by Molière and Shakespeare as well as a new play from the Big Ten Theatre Consortium by playwright Kristen Greenidge, the season culminates with New Visions/New Voices, a collaboration with The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. TDPS will host a series of readings of .....

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Mission

An independent non-profit organization designated by the Prince George’s County government to coordinate financial support and advocacy for the arts and humanities through grants, programming and creative partnerships among business, education, government and residents.


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Vision

The Prince George’s Arts and Humanities Council (PGAHC) seeks to create a world-class cultural environment where diverse high quality arts and humanities programs are available for all Prince George’’s County residents and visitors.


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Values

The Prince George’s Arts and Humanities Council promotes artistic achievement and creative expression in all its forms. PGAHC supports life-long learning through the arts and humanities, particularly in arts education to young people.


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Rhonda Dallas

Executive Director - Prince George’s Arts and Humanities Council

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