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Montpelier Mansion & Montpelier Arts Center Black History Exhibits & Jazz/Folk/Blues Concerts

FEBRUARY & MARCH 2010

Montpelier Mansion and Montpelier Arts Center


Black History Programs


At Montpelier Mansion

Saturday, January 30, 2 pm (Snow date: Saturday, Feb 6, 2 pm)
Concert: Society for the Preservation of African American Arts
Singing slave songs, spirituals, and reenacting slaves living on a plantation in the 1800s, the singers will captivate audiences of all ages. Advance payment & reservations required.
Ages 10 & up
Call: 301-377-7817; TTY 301-699-2544


At Montpelier Arts Center

Feb. 5- Feb. 28 Culture of the Mind and Spirit, Main Gallery

John Beckley, Rushern Baker, Alonzo Davis, Cheryl Dyer, Henry Elliott, Thomas Gomillion, Jacqueline Lee, Angela Mathis, Clarence Page, Roland Richardson, Elbert R. Roberson, and Kenneth Shepherd, in an exhibition of African American artists who have a common heritage and profound links to Montpelier Arts Center.

Browse all Black History events and plan your month at http://blackhistory.pgparks.com.


Also On View At The Arts Center


IN THE LIBRARY GALLERY

Marcella Morgese, Maryland Sculptor

Feb. 5 - March 26 - Mixed media works

Reception for the February Exhibitions:

Friday, Feb. 5, 7-9 pm Free and open to the public.


MONTPELIER ARTS CENTER PERFORMANCES


SPRING JAZZ SERIES

See this weblink for the complete schedule.

The first concert of the Montpelier Spring Jazz Series will be held on Friday, March 5. Don’t wait until then to buy your tickets. This series often sells out in the first week of individual sales. Series tickets ($120 for all 7 concerts) on sale Tuesday, Feb. 2 at 8:30 am. Individual concert tickets ($20/ concert) on sale Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 8:30 am.


FOLK AND BLUES SERIES

See this weblink for the complete schedules.

Folk and Blues Series tickets go on sale Tuesday, Feb. 2. Get five concerts for the price of four, $80. Individual tickets will go on sale Feb. 9, $20/ $18 for members and seniors.


SPECIAL PRICE: Get tickets for both the Jazz and Folk/Blues Series (all twelve concerts for the price of nine) for just $180

Montpelier Arts Center is looking for volunteers for art receptions and performances. Anyone who is interested can call the Arts Center at 301 377-7800.