Stopped by the Brentwood Arts Exchange lately? This gallery along the Route 1 corridor is a gem of a find – consistently full of beautifully curated exhibits that give us both pause and wonder. And it’s free to thee. As many readers will have visitors in town over the holidays, we thought we’d highlight this gallery as a place to take folks to should you choose to explore your burgeoning creative side with Uncle Mikey or Aunty Shante. Or maybe you just head out by yourself.
There’s a new mural in town – this time just above Nando’s Peri-Peri in College Park! This vibrant new public art just off the Route 1 corridor features native Maryland species including Baltimore’s Checkerspot Butterfly, Black-eyed Susan and a Diamondback Terrapin. (Notice, too, its incorporation of the Maryland flag’s gold, black, white and red colors.)
If you’ve stopped by Vigilante Coffee Co. in College Park recently, you may have noticed a pink and green, coffee-drinkin’, skateboarding dinosaur adorning one of the outside walls. (And if you missed this vibrant mural, perhaps add a double espresso to your next order 😉
Chances are, if live or work in one of the Route 1 communities, you’ve had the pleasure of seeing this beautiful public mural at the intersection of Flower Avenue and Piney Branch Road. (Ok. So while this is not Route 1, we do know that you sometimes leave the house/area, so it’s mighty possible that you’ve also been curious about this beauty. 🙂 )
While at Glitterfest at the Brentwood Arts Exchange yesterday, I had a chance to pop over to check out It’s Not All Glitter And Rainbows by Washington, DC-based artist Jordann Wine. Full of color, vibrancy and, of course, glitter, Wine’s art draws you in and makes you wish your young’n was equally engaged and not instead […]
Stepped inside Artist & Craftsman Supply (A&C) in Hyattsville for the first time back in November of last year; they had set up an ugly sweater photo booth and were offering folks free pics of themselves donning these beaded creations, so you know I had to be there. 😉 Artist & Craftsman Supply Hyattsville I’m so […]