Creative Life in the Gateway Arts District

Where does Art Live this Weekend? Jewel Box, Frist Friday, and The Shops at Queens Chillum

Thursday September 5th

7 – 9 pm: Jewel Box Opening Reception:

JEWEL BOX, a pop-up gallery, will open its doors in Jordana vacant 2,300 sq. ft. commercial space that was formerly Fleisher’s Jewelers, every Thursday, Friday and Saturday for public viewing. Emerging and established artists applied for an opportunity to participate in this group exhibition, which is curated by John Paradiso and Tim McLorraine. RSVP HERE.

Friday September 6th

6 – 7:30 pm First Friday at Busboys and Poets featuring the Hyattsville Arts Festival

Logo-x400Hyattsville Busboys and Poets’ First Fridays will combine a reception, artist talks and the unique opportunity to meet other local artists, as well as see their work in the surrounding areas. This evening will featuring artists participating in the Hyattsville Arts Festival. Light hors d’oeuvres will be served.

Saturday September 7th

1:30 – 5 pm: Kick Off of Art Lives Here at The Shops at Queens Chillum

ALH logo6Art Lives Here and The Shops at Queens Chillum are pairing up to launch a series of placemaking events that showcase the talents of Gateway Arts District artists in a multi-use shopping center located in Hyattsville, Maryland and on the border of Mount Rainier. The Shops at Queens Chillum are funding these programs and events, which directly support local artists. Today’s event will feature family yoga, Art by Abigail, and a performance by a local Irish Folk Music group.


About neenajoe

Joe’s Movement Emporium is a cultural arts hub that acts as a catalyst for creativity and economic opportunity for all through productions and programs in education, artist services and work readiness. Located in the town center of Mount Rainier, Maryland within the Prince George’s County Gateway Arts District, the organization supports and promotes creative projects of local artists and community groups. For additional information on programs and events, please visit

One comment on “Where does Art Live this Weekend? Jewel Box, Frist Friday, and The Shops at Queens Chillum

  1. Pingback: Putting the “creative” in “placemaking” | ART LIVES HERE

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