From The Director: Adapting

For this post, I started out with a plan to talk about our current exhibition, Biblio Spectaculum. It’s an exhibition that we weren’t sure would even happen. The original submission deadline was on March 24—a week after we closed to the public due to the pandemic. We decided to push the date back and hope […]

Get to Know Us: Our Four-legged co-workers

Get to know our furry four-legged co-workers in this next post in our series of staff blogs at Main Street Arts. We hope that this series will give a little insight into who we are, our backgrounds, and our interests. This will be an ongoing feature that will continue throughout the duration of our closure due […]

Get to Know Us: What We’re Watching

Agnes Obel

The next post in our series of staff blogs at Main Street Arts provides you with some of the movies and tv shows we are watching. We hope that this series will give a little insight into who we are, our backgrounds, and our interests. This will be an ongoing feature that will continue throughout the duration of […]

Get To Know Us: How We Are Spending Our Time

Learn about how we have been spending our time (besides working on bringing your online arts programming) in the next post in our series of staff blogs at Main Street Arts. We hope that this series will give a little insight into who we are, our backgrounds, and our interests. This will be an ongoing feature that […]

Get To Know Us: What’s on our Walls

This next post in our series of staff blogs at Main Street Arts showcases the art found in our homes. We hope that this series will give a little insight into who we are, our backgrounds, and our interests. This will be an ongoing feature that will continue throughout the duration of our closure due […]

A Growing Art Collection by Sarah Butler

Brad and I have what I think is the start of a really great art collection hanging on the walls of our home. Being the directors of an arts organization that hosts several exhibitions per year gives us the chance to see all types of work from new and familiar artists all the time. Sometimes […]

Get To Know Us: “What We’re Reading”

Sarah's night stand book stack

This next post in our series of staff blogs at Main Street Arts focuses on what we’re reading. We hope that this series will give a little insight into who we are, our backgrounds, and our interests. This will be an ongoing feature that will continue throughout the duration of our closure due to COVID-19. […]

Get To Know Us: Introductions

Sarah Butler the day she graduated from MICA

This is the first in a series of posts from the staff at Main Street Arts. We hope that this series will give a little insight into who we are, our backgrounds, and our interests. This will be an ongoing feature that will continue throughout the duration of our closure due to COVID-19.  BRAD Hey! […]

From The Director: Sacred Curiosities

Sometimes, an exhibition will come to me quickly. An artist will submit their work and it instantly sparks an idea of what other artist/artists could be paired with this person to make an engaging show. The full concept and title will also come easily and all will be well… More often, I will come up […]

From The Director: Art in the Nation’s Capitol

This past weekend, I attended a family wedding in Washington D.C. While I was there, I had a whole day to kill before the wedding so I decided to see some art. I started out in the west building of the National Gallery of Art, where they mainly have what I call “the old stuff”.  […]