Upcoming Members-Only Events
An In-Person Visit to
the Home of Collectors
Juanita and Melvin Hardy
Sunday, September 19
4:00 – 6:00 pm
Collectors Juanita and Melvin Hardy have graciously invited members of the Washington Print Club to their Silver Spring home to view their collection of works by African American artists, including works by Sam Gilliam, Stan Squirewell, E.J. Montgomery, Michael Platt, Lois Mailou-Jones, Samella Lewis, and Amber Robles-Gordon, to name but a few. Weather permitting, light refreshments will be served outside on the deck/patio. The event is Sunday, September 19, 4:00 – 6:00 pm.
Given the challenges posed by the coronavirus, this event will be limited to 15 participants. All participants must be fully vaccinated and wear a mask at all times while indoors.
Please keep in mind that this event will take place only if health conditions permit.
You will be notified if you are among the first 15 to register. If registration is full, you will be asked if you would like to be placed on a waiting list.
Special WPC Members-Only Hours at HEMPHILL
HEMPHILL has reserved a time just for WPC members to view the upcoming exhibition “OPEN on K.”Saturday, October 16, 1:00. Attendance is limited to 20 people.
“OPEN on K” will feature works by Rush Baker IV, Colby Caldwell, Steven Cushner, Stephanie Garon, Franz Jantzen, Mark Kelner, Tanya Marcuse, Renee Stout, and Julie Wolfe. September 25 – November 24. HEMPHILL is located at 434 K St., NW. Click here for more information about the exhibition.
Save the Dates
October 14, 10:30 am (Online) Smithsonian American Art Museum Curator Alex Mann will share a presentation on his exhibition, ““Sargent, Whistler and Venetian Glass: American Artists and the Magic of Murano,”
October 20, 11:00 am (Online) Ruth Fine and William Valero on the centennial retrospective of paintings, drawings, and prints by the late artist Larry Day.
September Membership Renewal Period
Many Washington Print Club members have memberships that expire in September. Please check your email for an expiration notice and renew at your earliest convenience.
You can renew online using a credit or debit card or by mail. If you prefer to renew by mail, please download this form and send your check (made out to the Washington Print Club) to the indicated address. If you have any questions about your membership status, please email WPC membership chair Nancy Hirshbein. Thank you!
Gallery Neptune & Brown will present “Storytelling,” a group exhibition of portfolios by Christine Baumgartner, Adam Pendleton, William Kentridge, Per Kirkeby, Kiki Smith, Mikalene Thomas, and Peter Downsbrough. The exhibition will run September 11 – October 16. Gallery Neptune & Brown is located at 1530 14th St., NW, Washington, DC.
Pyramid Atlantic will present an exhibition of work not seen by the public in over a decade. Founder Helen C. Frederick curated the show from an archive of over 700 pieces made by more than 260 artists at Pyramid under her leadership. These works include editioned prints, pulp paintings, and art books primarily made between 1981 and 2007. In addition to paying homage to the breadth of talent that has made work at Pyramid, the exhibition brings exciting revelations and rare finds from artists, many of whom have since achieved greater acclaim. Selected artists: Selected artists: Ken Aptekar, Maria Barbosa, William Christenberry, Y. David Chung, Jan Cincera, Jerry Clapsaddle, Buck Downs, Bill Dunlap, Patricia Tobacco Forrester, Ke Francis, Susan J. Goldman, Lonnie Graham, Tom Green, Michael Gross, Ellen Hill, Shireen Holman, Rick Hungerford, Shoichi Ida, Teresa Jaynes, Bridget Sue Lambert, Hung Liu, Kevin MacDonald, Despina Meimaroglou, Larry Mullins, Tom Nakashima, Alice Notley, Naomi Shihab Nye, Jiro Okura, Michael B. Platt, Phyllis Plattner, Kenneth Polinskie, Margaret Prentice, Andrew Raftery, Tim Rollins and K.O.S, Miriam Schapiro, Joyce Scott, May Swenson, and Yuriko Yamaguchi. Pyramid Atlantic member online preview September 17; donor preview September 16; open to the public September 18. RSVP here for opening weekend.
Washington Printmakers Gallery will feature photographs by Marie-B Cilia De Amicis in “Moments Exceptionnels,” September 3 – 26. The opening reception will be Saturday September 11, 2:30 pm – 6:00 pm. The WPG is located at 1641 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Washington, DC.
Washington Printmakers Gallery will host “Variation and Repetition,” an exhibition of linoleum cuts by Deborah Schindler, one of the Gallery’s founding members. The exhibition will be available for viewing in person on Saturdays and Sundays (and by appointment) throughout October and on the Gallery website. An opening reception will be held on Sunday, October 3, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.