Event Announcement: Joe’s Brings Art Education to Gateway’s Open Studios Tour


Joe’s Movement Emporium will provide arts education opportunities for children enjoying the Gateway Open Studios Tour on Saturday, May 14th. Joe’s art education staff will provide movement and visual arts activities throughout the day. One of Joe’s resident artist companies, UpSpring Studio, will host a variety of aerial demonstrations and opportunities to try the aerial experience in the lobby. All activities are completely free and require no RSVP or reservation.

IMG_0433Accessible Aerial from 2 – 5 pm

Aerial demonstrations every hour on the hour showcase how high our dancers can fly. Aerial students will give mini talks and presentations about how they discovered the art form and even give away some behind the scenes tricks of the trade. Sign up for an opportunity to get on the trapeze bar. All ages & abilities welcome to participate!

RSVP here and get up to date information about event schedule.

Art Education Joe’s Style from 12 noon – 4 pm 

150814_7071Movement in Studio 2:

12 noon: All ages join Joe’s resident Hula Hoop Star and Arts Education Director LaTanya Robinson for a hula hooping jam session that will prove no matter your ability, everybody can hoop.

2 pm: Joe’s own Salsa Queen Jessica Quiroz, our Art Education Assistant Director, teaches your child (8 and up) super-styling salsa dance skills.

IMG_0364Visual Arts in Art Room:

3 pm: Talented local artists and instructor Clara Majors will perform artistic miracles using recycled goods with children ages 8 and up.

RSVP by clicking here and get up to date information regarding event schedule.

All events will offer opportunities to learn more about Joe’s Art Education programs including Camp Joe’s and Club Joe’s as well as experience the magic of Joe’s resident artist companies.

Joe’s Movement Emporium promotes practice and preservation of world performance traditions with an emphasis on dance and movement. Through programs in art education, production and artist services, Joe’s increases community access to creative experiences and creates local economic opportunities. Based in Mount Rainier, Maryland in the Prince George’s Gateway Arts District since 1995, Joe’s serves more than 70,000 visitors annually and is home to 25 professional performance groups.

The Gateway Community Development Corporation drives economic revitalization along the U.S. Route 1 Corridor through business and neighborhood development initiatives including promotion of the arts as a community building strategy.

The 12th Annual Gateway Open Studio Tour features artists and organizations in the Prince George’s County Gateway Arts District, home to one of the DC metro area’s most innovative and creative artist community.

Please contact Neena Narayanan at neena@joesmovement.org or 301-699-1819 for more information.



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