Wednesday, May 8, 2013

urban public art gathering at Artisphere this Saturday

Rosslyn's yarn bombs, crafted fantasies, stitched art, and colored fabric arrays will animate a public art discussion and walking tour centered at Artisphere this Saturday from 10:30am to 3pm.  This Rosslyn art showcases post-cubism, modern abstract expressionism, and stuff that's just fun to look at.  The Rosslyn Business Improvement District (BID) and the James Renwick Alliance are hosting the event.  The James Renwick Alliance is a prestigious national craft arts organization:
The James Renwick Alliance is an independent national nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing scholarship and education on contemporary American craft, to supporting activities directed toward this purpose, and to encouraging connoisseurship and collecting. The Alliance assists the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Renwick Gallery in adding to its permanent collection of American craft of artistic significance and superior workmanship, supports scholarly research in contemporary American craft, sponsors public educational activities, and pursues other activities in support of the studio craft movement.
The participation of the James Renwick Alliance in this Saturday's gathering underscores Rosslyn's growing artistic prominence.  The full schedule of events is here. The day's activities are free and you can attend for however long as your schedule permits.

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