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  1. Highlights Tour & Lunch Cost of the ticket is $46.00. Pays for entrance, lunch and hostest with the mostest. Please follow this link to buy a ticket American Art collection spans from 1718 to 1945 is a vast array of landscape paintings, genre scenes, portraits, and sculptures. The strength of the collection is revealed with Husaon River School Painting, American Impressionism, ande early 20th-century realism. Decorative Arts collection is comprised of various media works. This collection has Greek antiquities, Italian Renaissance maiolica, Islamic carpets, 18th century French tapestries, furniture, architectural ornamentation, and modern and contemporary ceramics. The centerpiece of this collection is a gilded French period room called the Salon Dore. European Art collection spans the 14th through the early 20th centuries, and includes painting, sculpture, and works on paper. You will view 17th-century Dutch landscape and genre paintings, British paintings, and French paintings., The in house works by artists Jean-Baptise-Camille Corot, Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin, Eugène Delacroix, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Claude Monet, Thomas Gainsborough, Joshua Reynolds, Gerard ter Borch, and Aelbert Cuyp are also included in this collection. Modern and Comtemporary Art form the core of the Corcoran’s mission and identity. The collection features works from post-war artists such as Willem de Kooning, Ellsworth Kelly, Cy Twombly, Richard Diebenkorn, Joan Mitchell, Bruce Nauman, Martin Puryear, Jessica Stockholder, Anne Truitt, Robert Colescott, and others. Photography and Media Arts Collection the Corcoran is known as an early adopter of photographs as part of a museum collection. The collection now includes more than 6,500 photographs, videos, and digital works, which together reflect diverse ideas and styles important to the evolution of photographic history. After a full day of seeing wonders the group will walk to the museums Todd Gray’s Muse for a most deserved lunch. The lunch will include your choice of sandwiche, dessert, and drink. Lunch Menu Is Seasonal Menu What you can find on the menu at the moment: Sandwiches ChoicesServed with Muse Side Salad “The Prager”Ratatouille Wrap {vg} - Grilled Eggplant, Zucchini, & Peppers with Baby Spinach & a Tarragon Spread on a Whole Wheat Wrap “En Route Pour La Peche” - Smoked Salmon & Melted Havarti with Red Onion & Capers on a Toasted Everything Bagel “The Feuer” Black Angus Beef Burger - Melted Fontina, Pancetta, & Shaved Red Onion El Cubano Corcoran - Sliced Pork Loin, Prosciutto de Parma, Swiss Cheese, & Apple Mustard The Half & Half - Half Sandwich of the Day served with Choice of Soup & Small Salad Desserts Choices Tumbador Artisan Chocolate Bars Tumbador Chocolate-Covered Animal Crackers Katebakes Bars ABC Vegan Cookies Cookie Zen Cookies Todd Gray’s Selection of Pastry & Cookies Freshly baked selections PLEASE ARRIVE AT 11:20. LATE ARRIVALS WILL AFFECT THE LENGTH OF THE TOUR, AND IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THE GROUP WILL NOT BE ABLE TO SEE ALL OF THE ART. ENTRANCE IS 17TH STREET NO FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY ALL TICKET SALES END APRIL 11TH
  2. Come join us for great comfort food at the original Ben’s Chili Bowl. Find out what makes the U Street Corridor such a great vibrant place. Tickets are $20.00 covers food and the hostest with the mostest To Purchase A Seat follow this link On our menu Course 1 Shared starter: trays of crisp golden French Fries complemented by our famous chili and cheese sauces on the side Course 2 Main item (choose one): Ben’s Chili Half-Smoke, Chili Dog, Jumbo Beef Dog, Jumbo Turkey Dog, Chili Burger, Turkey Burger, Veggie Burger, Bowl of Chili Con Carne or Veggie Chili, or Tuna Sandwich Course 3 Dessert: Mini Milkshakes in an array of tasty flavors Soda drinks Pepsi
  3. VisArts 3 Galleries, Dinner of Tapas, And Sangria Tickets are $46 dollars. Covers your food and hostest with the mostest. Follow this link to purchase ticket Starting at the Common Ground Gallery we will see Xiaosheng Bi Garden of My Mind Local Artists and VisArts Resident Artist Xiaosheng Bi’s will be showing his recent series of vessels that balance complex detail, and simple, elegant forms. The artists melds traditional Chinese influences with contemporary styles using bone china porcelain, abstract strokes, and Chinese cultural motifs. Than we will walk to the next floor to view Craig Kraft: Markings Graffiti from the Ground Zero Blues Club SeriesThis is exhibit will feature a new series of work inspired by years of unrelated, overlapping graffiti on the walls of Ground Zero Blues Club in Clarksdale Mississippi. The entire club is covered including, for example, lampshades, all of the woodwork, the felt on the pool table, and each slat on the window blinds. The years of overlapping graffiti tell stories of love, hate, exuberance and joy. Each mark is subject to an overlapping mark, until the messages become blurred and confused, only until someone makes an even bolder, broader mark, hiding the history below. Following this up with Abstraction: Finding The ThreadGroup exhibition of seven critically acclaimed painters committed to abstract painting. eschewing the depiction of realistic imagery, all have found continual fascination with abstraction as the thread to infinite possibilities. Their paintings tie the formal arrangement of the basic elements of art to a vast array of social, intellectual, emotional and perceptual influences. The results are exquisite individual paintings that are resounding visual experiences. Featuring: Timothy App, Dan Dudrow, Dennis Farber, Carol Miller Frost, Bill Schmidt, Jo Smail, and Michael Weiss. Afterwards we will walk down the street to La Tasca. for Dinner and SangriaYou have a delicious choice of meat, seafood, and vegitarian tapas, and Sangria.
  4. Pop Art & Legal Seafood March 29th

    Thirty-one Iconic pieces of Pop Art For price information follow this link Come out and join us to see what usually is in storage at the museum. These are important pieces of work owned by the museum, by VIP artists that were influential for this type of art. I called early and snagged one of the first tours for everyone to enjoy this art. A few of the items are works from the 1960s by Allan D’Arcangelo, Jim Dine, Robert Indiana, Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Claes Oldenburg, Mel Ramos, Robert Rauschenberg, James Rosenquist, Andy Warhol, and Tom Wesselmann. The adventure doesn't stop their, the group will be going to Legal Seafoods for lunch. The restaurant is across the street from the museum. TIME TO ARRIVE 11:20 DON'T BE LATE
  5. Yum Yum's & Friends - adventures for creatives. A social group for artists and creative people is hosting a brunch on March 23 at 11:30 am at District Commons at 2200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington DC 20037 Cost is $36.00 To Reserve Your Seat go to www.yumyumsandfriends.com Even though the neighborhood of Foggy Bottom seems to be over shadowed by the John F. Kennedy Center, and commercial businesses there are many smaller intimate locations where you can go to enjoy art. These locations include embassies, national political associations, heritage museums, galleries, auditoriums, and museums. It is worth the time to investigate to find these hidden jewels. So I would like us to gathering today to visit this neighborhood, and have American style cuisine. The brunch menu includes several items that look delicious as either breakfast or lunch or even better both! Crispy Flatbreads From the Hearth has your choice of Lox & Bagel, and Ham & Eggs. Eggs Benedict Country Fried Steak Shrimp & Grits Omelet Louisian North Carolina Mountain Trout
  6. Yum Yum's & Friends - A social group for artists and creative people is hosting a brunch on March 9th at 11:30 am To purchase a seat at the table please go to www.yumyumsandfriends.com Cashion's Eat Place 1819 Columbia Road NW Washington DC 20009 Cost: $36.00 We will all gather at Cashion's Eat Place for brunch, and to celebrate friendships and the neighborhood of Adams Morgan. This neighborhood has been a fixture in the artist community, and has several spectacular murals. Seems like each year there is a new mural added to the community. If you are a muralist, this neighborhood has to be on your list of places to visit. Here are some examples of a few of the historic murals from the neighborhood. Your choices on the brunch menu are the following: Cinnamon-Sugar Donuts (I have seen very postive reviews about these donuts) Pecan Sticky Bun Cashion's Waffle, D'Anjou Pears, Butter, Virginia Maple Syrup Beer-battered Icelandic Cod, Comeback Sauce, Onion Rings, Lemon Croque Madame, Milky Way Earth Tomme, Sunnyside Eggs, and Baby Romaine Greek Yoghurt with Pomegranates, housemade Granola, and Wildflower Honey Cashion's Shrimp and Grists: Gulf Shrimp, Anson Mills Jalapeno Grists, Andouille Sausage, Local Savory Spinach, Tomato-Shrimp Sauce Organic Chicken Hash, Onion, ;Cilantro, Jalapeno, Scallion, Potatoes, Tomatillo Sauce, Poached Eggs, Pico de Gallo Berry Meade Eggs any-style with cripsy salt-roasted Fingerling Potatoes and Applewood Smoked Bacon or Chicken-Apple Sausage Cashion's Piedmont Ridge Beef Burger, Sunny-Side Egg, Milky Way Smoked Colby, Bacon, Tomato, Onion, housemade Pickle and Mayo, crispy salt-roasted Fingerling Potatoes. Assorted Cookies and Confections or Coconut Sorbet (the menu is seasonal, and is subject to change)
  7. Yum Yum's & Friends is Hosting a gallery visit and pizza lunch on April 5th at 11:30 am Addison/Ripley Gallery located at 1670 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20007 Cost: $10.00 Follow this link to sign uphttp://www.yumyumsandfriends.com/ This gallery is the first one in our series of gallery visits. You cannot mention Washington, D.C.'s art gallery scene without naming this gallery. As a presenter of contemporary art, drawing, photography, and challenging art work in expansive exhibits throughout the years, the gallery has earned its place as a top-notch art gallery. They also offer to private and corporate clients services of art acquisition and sale and consultant. Since 1986, the gallery has been an active member of the Art Dealers Association of Greater Washington. Featured Artist Nancy Sansom Reynolds she is a world renowned contemporary sculpture. She creates minimal, abstract sculptures from laminated plywood, cast bronze, resign, and aluminum. Her sculptures have been displayed throughout the United States, Europe, Asian, and Africa. Her work is great to study if you use dynamic shapes in your art. Her technique is to first create a design by using architectural computer program to produce a layout. She next takes separate pieces of material, and layers them on top of each other. After the gallery visit we will walk up the street to Ledo pizza, where you will be treated to pizza and soda drinks. This pizza is has both high quality with generous toppings. Anyone who is a connoisseur of pizza will appreciate the handmade dough with generous toppings.
  8. View Art At Addison/Reynolds Gallery

    Yum Yum's & Friends A Social Group For Artists and Creative People is hosting a gallery visit with a pizza lunch in Georgetown on April 5th at 11:30 am. www.yumyumsandfriends.com This gallery is the first one in our series of gallery visits. You cannot mention Washington, D.C.'s art gallery scene without naming this gallery. As a presenter of contemporary art, drawing, photography, and challenging art work in expansive exhibits throughout the years, the gallery has earned its place as a top-notch art gallery. They also offer to private and corporate clients services of art acquisition and sale and consultant. Since 1986, the gallery has been an active member of the Art Dealers Association of Greater Washington. Featured Artist Nancy Sansom Reynolds he is a world renowned contemporary sculpture. She creates minimal, abstract sculptures from laminated plywood, cast bronze, resign, and aluminum. Her sculptures have been displayed throughout the United States, Europe, Asian, and Africa. Her work is great to study if you use dynamic shapes in your art. Her technique is to first create a design by using architectural computer program to produce a layout. She next takes separate pieces of material, and layers them on top of each other. After the gallery visit we will walk up the street to Ledo pizza, where you will be treated to pizza and soda drinks. This pizza is has both high quality with generous toppings. Anyone who is a connoisseur of pizza will appreciate the handmade dough with generous toppings.
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