Category Archives: Updates and News

Writing for Artists Workshop with Robert Bettmann at BloomBars April 7th

In this 90 minute hands-on workshop, artists will consider different types of writing necessary to the profession, including press releases, artist statements, web text, and grant applications. Particular focus will be on Artist Statements, and participants are encouraged to bring examples of their existing statements to workshop with the group. Attendees will have the opportunity to […]

New Poetry Series Launching with DC Poet Project Winner Susan Meehan

When Day Eight launched the DC Poet Project, a reading series with connected open-to-all poetry competition, we hoped to support DC poets. Now, through recent funding from the DC Commission on the Arts, we’re able to launch a poetry series for seniors in DC with Susan Meehan, 2017 winner of the DC Poet Project. This […]

Exhibition of Public Works of Rockne Krebs and Sam Gilliam at Washington Studio School

This summer, in partnership with the Washington Studio School, Day Eight will be producing a show of public art works — built and unbuilt — by Rockne Krebs and Sam Gilliam. Curated by Mollie Berger and with catalogue essay by John Anderson, the exhibit will show the process by which two exceptional DC artists created their public artworks.