Gateway CDC made great strides in 2013! To learn
more about our accomplishments, art programs and economic
development initiatives, check out our 2013
Please join the 39th Street Gallery for
their Loading Dock Lecture Series: Who's
Who's Packing? - This
lecture will cover some basic packing tips
and materials used for transporting,
packing, or storing your artworks. John
Paradiso, 39th Street Gallery and Mark
Wamaling, ARTEX Fine Art Services, will
discuss packing artwork. In addition, Martin
Kotler, Exhibits Frame Conservator,
Smithsonian American Art Museum, will
discuss how to frame artwork and the history
Free and open to the public.
The Gateway CDC is planting the seeds for
a Better Block project in conjunction with Art Lives
Here. A goal of Art Lives Here and the Better Block
project is to activate underutilized and vacant space.
What better way than with a local open-air market in
the Gateway Arts District! Local farmers, crafters and
artists will all be involved in the coordination of
We are asking you, as part of our planning and
research, to complete this brief 14 question survey to
get the best feedback on this project as we move
forward. Please complete the survey by Friday, March
Access the link here.
The Open Studio Tour brings hundreds of visitors to the
Gateway Arts District and provides them the opportunity to
see the best of what our unique community has to offer.
17 Venues. 70 Studios. More than 100 Artists.
On May 10th, Gateway Arts District artists, studios and
galleries will open their doors to the
public. Visitors are invited to interact one on one with
the artists, see their work, and explore their studios.
The event is free and open to the public. More than 100
individual artists will participate to make an exceptional
event. Visitors to the Gateway Open Studio Tour will have
unfettered access to Red Dirt Studios, The Washington
Glass Studio, Ani Kasten Ceramics, The 39th Street
Studios, Flux Studios, DC Glassworks, ezStorage Studios,
as well as many other independent studios. Galleries and
cultural institutions participating in the tour include
The Gateway Arts Center, Brentwood Arts Exchange, 39th
Street Gallery, Mon Cheri Gallery, Joe’s Movement
Emporium, artDC, Art Works Now, and the Artist Lofts at
Are you an artist or arts organization that is new to the
Gateway Arts District or the Gateway Open Studio Tour and
would like to participate in this year’s event?
Please print, complete the application and email it
to Tim McLoraine at email@example.com
download the application here.
Please note that to participate in the Gateway Open Studio
Tour, studios and galleries must be located in the towns
of Mount Rainier, Brentwood, North Brentwood, and within
the city limits of Hyattsville, east of Queens Chapel
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