All exhibits hosted by the Center for Byzantine Material Arts

Student Exhibit Through December

May 5th, 2017 by

The Student Exhibit at CBMA

The Center for Byzantine Material Arts is hosting our first Student Icon Exhibit featuring our wonderful students work, both of drawings and icons. We hope every year to offer this very special exhibit for the Christmas season.  Most icons are for sale.

We are also offering a drawing for the icon of St Nicholas. Raffle tickets are $5 each, and you can buy as many as you want.  The drawing will take place Dec 18th and the winner will be notified the same day.

 

 

Students Pick-up: You can pick up your icons anytime after the show concludes -Dec 30th, but all must be picked up by Jan 9th, unless other arrangements are made.  All sales payments will be made to the artisans by Jan 10th.

 

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2017/18 Programs Through May

May 10th, 2017 by

 

2017/18 UPCOMING EVENTS

October

October 6, 7pm: First Friday lecture by a scholar or artist. Suggested donation: $10

October 13 Opening–December 30: Student Exhibition—Calling All Students of Wayne Hajos, Karen Ward and Colette Kalvesmaki! We are hosting our first icon exhibit which can include other icons and drawings of icons you have done since your instruction. Deadline for entry: October 1st.

October 14-Intensive Drawing Class I for beginners with Karen Ward.  Time: Saturday at 10-4.  Cost $130.00

October 27, Friday at 5:30–8pm: Student Exhibition Opening & Reception—A special reception will be held to honor our first student icon exhibit. Invite your friends, neighbors, church members, co-workers and family!  Whoever has the most guests wins a CBMA t-shirt of your choice.  Also, raffle tickets will be available for a St. Nicholas Icon $5 a piece.

October 28th-Drawing II with Karen Ward.  Time: Saturday at 10-4.  Cost $130.00

November

November 3rd, 7pm. First Friday lecture by a scholar or artist. Suggested donation: $10

November 4th, 10am: Dumbarton Oaks Behind the Exhibit—An exclusive invitation by Dumbarton Oaks to go behind the scenes to see and handle their artifacts, not normally seen by the public This is a continuation of the Ivory Lecture held at CBMA by Dr. Gudrun Buehl; Head Curator of Dumbarton Oaks Museum Collections. Maximum of 10 students. Suggested donation: $25. Sign up now!

November 11, Saturday at 10am–1pm: Beginning Gilding Course—Join us for four hours of instruction learning the various types of gilding used in Iconography and other contexts. Cost: $140.00 Course taught by Colette Kalvesmaki.

November 18, Icon Drawing III with Karen Ward.  Time: Saturday at 10-4.  Cost $130.00

December

December 1st, 7pm First Friday Night lecture by a scholar or artist. Suggested donation: $10

December 2nd, 11am–12:30pm: St. Nicholas Children’s Story and Craft Day Suggested donation: $10

Closed Dec 25-?

January 2018

Closed Jan 1-3 and 8-9

January 20- Intensive Drawing Class I for beginners with Karen Ward.  Time: Saturday at 10-4.  Cost $130.00

January 26-27- Beginning Iconography Course in Egg Tempera of an angel face.  Taught by Colette Kalvesmaki.  No gilding, all supplies included except brushes.  Cost: 150.00

February

February 2, 7pm First Friday Night lecture by a scholar or artist. Suggested donation: $10

February 10 Drawing Hands and Feet of Icons with Karen Ward.  Time: Saturday at 10-4.  Cost $130.00

February 20-25, Special Intensive Iconography Course: Theotokos of the sign.  Gilding, done in egg tempera. Cost $550.00.  Includes most supplies.

March

March 3 Icon Drawing II with Karen Ward.  Time: Saturday at 10-4.  Cost $130.00

March 9-10 Intensive St. Patrick Icon Course, taught by Colette Kalvesmaki. Cost $350

 March 24th Icon Drawing III with Karen Ward.  Time: Saturday at 10-4.  Cost $130.00

April

April 13 @ 7pm First Friday Night lecture by a scholar or artist. Suggested donation: $10– Special Day!

April 21 10-4 Drawing Angel wings with Colette Kalvesmaki. Time: 10-4. Coast $130.

May

May 4 @ 7pm First Friday Night lecture by a scholar or artist. Suggested donation: $10-last lecture till September

May 12 Color Seminar. History, the making of pigments-demonstration, the color wheel and application of color. Taught by Colette Kalvesmaki and Karen Ward.  Time:10-3.   Cost:$150

More to come!

 

Where to find our Icon’s

March 31st, 2015 by

 

Icon Galleries and Store are located at:

Center for Byzantine Material Arts

The Monroe Street Arts Walk

(by Catholic University)

716 Monroe St. NE #7, Washington DC 20017

Metro stop: red line CUA/Brookline

Hours of operation are: Wed-Fri 9-4, Sat 9-4 and Sun 12-4

PH: 301 977 7297

(Call to see if we are working in the studio before or after hours.  If someone is there, you are welcome to come in!)

and

 Trinity House Cafe

101 E. Market St., Leesburg VA 20176  

Hours of operation are Mon: 8-4,Tue-Fri: 8-9, Sat: 8-9 Sun: 8-8 .

PH:703 737-3721

All works are for sale unless stated otherwise. Prices vary.  We have various mediums and artisans from around the greater DC area showing at the Arts Walk location in DC. 

Or visit our upcoming on-line store