Three Steps to Give $10 Success

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We know we’ve been talking a lot about Give $10 in the past few weeks. That’s because it is important to us, and with the opportunity for your $10 donation to equal an extra $10,000 for MFA we hope it’s important to you too. For MFA to win the additional prize again this year, we need you (our biggest supporters…

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Me & My Art Monday: Meet Jayne Shatz

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This week’s featured artist:  Jayne Shatz ME:  I am an artist, educator, and ceramic historian. I have a PhD in Ceramic History, an MA in Pottery and Sculpture and a BA in Art History. During a ceramic career spanning 40 years, I have taught in colleges, founded two potters’ cooperatives, founded The Albany Ceramic Institute and taught ceramics and sculpture…

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Who Can You Ask to Give $10?

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  We are less than two weeks away from Give $10, and hope that you have penciled 6pm May 7 to 6pm May 8 into your calendars. Of course, we want you to give, but your ability to advocate for MFA and leverage your networks is even more valuable during this 24-hour, online fund-a-thon. What we are asking you to…

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The Changing World of Prints & Digital Photography

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Technology rules.  Our world is changing so quickly that computers, cell phones and other digital equipment become obsolete almost before we’ve paid for them.  We are caught in this love/hate quandary:  Shiny new iPads with Retina displays call out with their siren song, but wait… I just spent $600 three years ago on my beloved and apparently now outdated original.  Even the delightful Apps that…

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Me & My Art Monday: Meet Stephen Borko

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This week’s featured artist:  Stephen Borko, Board of Directors, member since 2003 ME: I am a native Washingtonian (a breed not as rare as is commonly believed) and currently live in Bethesda. I have had a career in managing a variety of nonprofit organizations in Washington, from think tanks to arts organizations. My passions include travel, inventive food, and many kinds…

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