Tag Archives: art

Quaker Meeting House and Arts Center

The Sidwell Friends School Quaker Meeting House and Arts Center in Washington, DC is a converted gymnasium. It won the Honor Architecture award in 2014. The oak flooring and paneling is made from 100% reclaimed material from barns in Maryland and West Virginia.

Underground Art

In some places, underground art is work that’s banned by the authorities and displayed illegally. In Chevy Chase and Bethesda, it’s work displayed in the “Art Tunnel,” a passage underneath Wisconsin Avenue that connects to the Bethesda Metro station. The Bethesda Urban Partnership curates exhibitions of work by local artists for the pleasure of people […]

Panda Mania

In 2004 the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities sponsored a project which produced 150 originally designed pandas. They were later sold to raise money for the arts. This one hangs out in front of a Chevy Chase home.