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Art Therapy Prescription for a healthier, happier YOU!

Philippa P.B. HughesBy Philippa P.B. Hughes on Nov 27, 2012 | Add a Comment Add a Comment (335)

Art Therapy Prescription for a healthier, happier YOU!

Time to trade in your weekly therapy session for some local arts and culture events happening this weekend. Here at Pink Line HQ, we know that attending arts and culture events can improve your physical and mental health so we've specially selected weekend picks that are sure to get you out of the box, or should we say out of the cubicle, and feeling healthier and happier in no time.

Warning: The Pink Line Team can only help you so much without a full analysis of your condition. For more art therapy, please self medicate by checking out our calendar!

Artist Nick Cave Joins ArtReach and Corcoran Students

Nov 28, 2012, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

The U.S. Department of State’s Art in Embassies (AIE) program, as part of AIE’s 50th anniversary celebration, has collaborated with THEARC (Town Hall Education Arts Recreation Campus) and partners including the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of...

Avi Gupta Artist Talk

Nov 28, 2012, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Please join us for an artist talk with Avi Gupta in conversation with Kate MacDonnell and Jayme McLellan. As always, Civilian artist talks are an informal opportunity to learn about the artist and the artwork in the exhibition. Talks are an open...

Press Pause Play

Nov 28, 2012, 7:00pm - 10:00pm

The Intentional Quarterly and the Pink Line Project warmly welcome you to view Press Pause Play at the rad new venue, Tropicalia. The film is a highly acclaimed documentary about how the democratization of the arts in the digital age has created...

Club Caravan Black Tie Party

Nov 29, 2012, 8:30pm - Nov 30, 2012, 12:00am

Experience a party fit for a sultan with open bars, gourmet desserts, a glamorous guest-list, dancing to beats by NYC DJ Ani Quinn, special access to a new 3-d digital cave experience, and a private viewing of the landmark exhibition Roads of Arabia...

"Explosion Event" by Cai Guo-Qiang

Nov 30, 2012, 3:00pm

Chinese-born artist Cai Guo-Qiang presents one of his remarkable "explosion events," a thrilling combination of pyrotechnics, artistry and optical illusion in four dimensions, in front of the Freer's north entrance off of the National Mall. A 40-...

Tony Smith at 100

Dec 1, 2012, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

This Saturday, December 1, from 1:00–4:00 p.m., the Gallery presents a free public symposium about architect-turned-sculptor Tony Smithin honor of the centennial of his birth. Smith’s objects, at once imposing and playful, left a lasting mark on...

StartUp Market

Dec 1, 2012, 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Think Local First DC and NURISH will host our first StartUP Market in Anacostia. The market will be a cool way to showcase local MADE IN DC producers of retail and food items! Just like the StartUP Kitchen model, consumers will not only be able to...

The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart

Nov 12, 2012 (All day) - Dec 9, 2012 (All day)

Following a hit run at the 2011 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart is embarking on an international tour to share its dream-like journey of self discovery, magical moments, devilish encounters and wittily wild karaoke....

NOTE: Use this code for a ticket discount to this play: PINKLINE

BIKKURIBAKO

Nov 26, 2012 (All day) - Dec 9, 2012 (All day)

BIKKURIBAKO is an untranslatable Japanese concept which essentially means “lovely surprise box.” The impromptu gallery is an experiment in the synergies possible between the business and art communities, and an attempt to bring a surprising burst of...

Mentor + Mentee II: Maryland Edition

Dec 3, 2012 (All day) - Jan 26, 2013 (All day)

Opening Reception: Friday, December 7, 2012; 6pm-9pm Exhibition Dates: December 3, 2012 - January 26, 2013 The Brentwood Arts Exchange presents Mentor + Mentee II: Maryland Edition in the gallery from December 3, 2012 - January 26, 2013. The...

 

Art Maryland 2012

Oct 26, 2012 (All day) - Dec 14, 2012 (All day)

Art Maryland 2012, a biennial, juried multi-media exhibit, opens October 26 at the Howard County Center for the Arts. The exhibit features work selected from nearly 470 entries submitted by 169 artists working in a wide variety of styles and mediums...

Selections from Combat Paper

Nov 1, 2012 (All day) - Dec 15, 2012 (All day)

A NEW EXHIBITION CURATED BY ARTIST JASON HUGHES AT THE STAMP GALLERY Opening Reception and Gallery Talk: Friday, November 1, 2012 5-8pm Veterans Week Kick-off Reception will be held on November 5, 2-5PM COLLEGE PARK—MD The Stamp Gallery at the...

Katherine Tzu-lan Mann Solo Exhibition

Nov 3, 2012, 6:00pm - Dec 15, 2012, 10:00pm

Please join us for Katherine Mann’s Solo Exhibition! Exhibition: November 3rd, 2012 - December 15th, 2012 Opening: Saturday, November 3rd, 2012 Katherine Mann’s paintings show how patterned, highly wrought, decorative elements coalesce from the...

Projecto Correspondência

Oct 25, 2012 (All day) - Dec 28, 2012 (All day)

Exhibition Opening - Thursday, October 25th, 2012 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM rsvp: http://www.facebook.com/events/156388094501558/ PROJECTO CORRESPONDENCIA Contemporary art from Portugal and Brazil featuring works from: Catarina Leitão (PT) Cristina...

Dragons, Nagas, and Creature of the Deep

Feb 3, 2012 (All day) - Jan 6, 2013 (All day)

Welcoming 2012 as the East Asian calendar’s Year of the Dragon, this exhibition presents a global selection of textiles depicting dragons and related fantastical creatures of legend. Dating from the 12th through the 20th centuries, these fabrics...

Taryn Simon: Living Man Declared Dead and Other Chapters

Nov 10, 2012 (All day) - Feb 24, 2013 (All day)

In the fall, the Corcoran will present Taryn Simon: Living Man Declared Dead and Other Chapters (November 17–February 24, 2013). Taryn Simon (b. 1975) produced A Living Man Declared Dead and Other Chapters over a four-year period (2008–11), during...

Ai Weiwei: "According to What?"

Oct 7, 2012 (All day) - Feb 24, 2013 (All day)

Ai Weiwei (Chinese, b. Beijing, 1957) is one of China’s most prolific and provocative artists. Throughout his career, he has offered insights into the interrelations between art, society, and individual experience and explored such universal topics...

The Sultan’s Garden: The Blossoming of Ottoman Art

Sep 21, 2012 (All day) - Mar 10, 2013 (All day)

This September, The Textile Museum will open The Sultan’s Garden: The Blossoming of Ottoman Art (September 21, 2012–March 10, 2013). The exhibition and its accompanying catalog chronicles how one of the world’s most powerful empires adopted a...

For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights

Nov 15, 2012 (All day) - Mar 10, 2013 (All day)

For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights is organized by the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture, University of Maryland, Baltimore County in partnership with the Smithsonian National Museum of African...

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