Saturday, April 14, 2007

Artomatic is HERE!

Eclectic, crazy, Artomatic 2007 is on and open to the public! Plan many visits to stave off the possible over-saturation of so much art at one time. Along with over 400 visual artists: there is music, films, theater, and dance each of the 33 days. All free.

Some highlights:

Two for Tuesdays! Tuesday night panels and workshops will bring you a chance to talk with one of the leading cultural organizations in the area that provide resources for artists. The presentation will be followed up with a special offer with a local restaurant and those attending will get the special discount card when attending the resource workshops!

Wednesday Wine Tastings! Come on down for a wine tasting at the Emerald Bar every Wednesday night at 7pm. The presentation of the wines will be made by Dean and Deluca wine staff. You can follow it up with events including workshops, film programs, music, and poetry!

Thursday Night Tours and Pizza! Interested in getting an artist's eye view of Artomatic? Join us every Thursday evening! We'll have pizza available for a small donation, and after a little nosh you can head out on a tour led by one of the Artomatic participating artists! Interested in leading a Thursday night tour? Send an email.

Friday and Saturday Night Live! Check out the Artomatic event schedule. Fridays and Saturdays are chock full of performers, from dance to theater, and from acoustic acts to rocking out on the Electric Stage. And don't forget the workshops and classes during the day on Saturdays and Sundays, and film programming every Friday and Saturday night!

MEET THE ARTISTS - May 4th! - Plan to come on Friday May 4 and meet the artists. We’ve asked every visual artist to attend this special evening where they will be by their space to discuss their work.

Calling All Artists! We are looking for a few good artists to show us your favorite work at Artomatic. Every Thursday will be artists' tours night, and you can lead a tour of your top picks. Show us the art you like the best! If you are interested in leading a tour one Thursday, email to get your tour on the schedule!

Bailey's Pub & Grille - 2010-A Crystal Drive - Bailey's will host "after party" events the following Saturday evenings when our bar closes at midnight. April 14, 21, 28 and May 5 and 12. There will be a "closing after party" on Sunday May 20th the last day of Artomatic 2007 in Crystal City. On these evenings we will distribute fliers with details on half price appetizers.

Pick up coupons for discounts at area restaurants! (there are several great places to eat right across the street from Artomatic!)

All visitors and volunteers who visit Artomatic during hours of operation will receive one hour free parking in the garages at 2121 Crystal Drive and in the garage directly across the Street from 2121 Crystal Drive. You must bring your parking ticket with you when you enter Artomatic at 2121 Crystal Drive and the Artomatic Hosts will stamp your ticket.


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