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Call for Changes to Capitol Hill Statue of Lincoln Standing Over Freed Black Man

“We believe it can be repurposed because the investment that Black people made in the statue is important.”


2020 PRESS RELEASES

ARTISTS DOING THE RIGHT THING – Protesting Again – Black Lives Matter – Voting Rights, July 22 until further notice, 2020

Women Sculptors Bringing balance with Humor, June 15 -September 26, 2020

Black Classicism in the Visual Arts, February 2 – June 2, 2020

CARL ALEXANDER – The Last Washington Color School Painter, Feb 14 – March 21, 2020

Carved in Stone Painted with Light, January 21, 2020 – April 4, 2020

IN THE NEWS – REVIEWS

THE DC LINE: Jonetta Rose Barras: COVID-19 and the arts — past and future — in DC, 06/04/2020

WASHINGTON CITY PAPER: Margery Goldberg’s Email Inspiration 6/2/2020


2019 PRESS RELEASES

Small Treasures-Group Exhibition, November 22, 2019 – January 25, 2020

enDANGERd: Nancy Nesvet and Larry Ringgold – October 18-November 16, 2019

6 @ 35 – Fabricating Culture-Washington Sculptors Group – Aug 19, 2019-Jan 5, 2020

Over the Line – Andrea Fried, Guigui Kohon, Joyce Perry, Judith Pratt – Aug 8 – Oct 12, 2019

Organic- Nancy Frankel & Anne Marchand May 1 – August 17, 2019

Navigating Eternity – Darlene Davis of Pateri Kori Studio & Suzy Scarborough, May 17-July 27, 2019

Play, Protection, and Peril– June 1-August 17, 2109

Crisis Mode-Endangered Earth, April 12 -May 11, 2019

Love in All Mediums, Group Show, February 8 – April 6, 2019

Women Who Work, Care and Create, January 13-April 14, 2019

40th Anniversary-Traveling Full Circle, Group Show, Aug 28, 2018- January 5, 2019

Freedom Place Collection at Congressional Bank

IN THE NEWS – REVIEWS


2018 PRESS RELEASES

Zenith Gallery’s 40th Anniversary: Light up Your heART! February 14 – April 4, 2018

Whats Real to You? Davis Morton – Gavin Sewell – Ron Schwerin, April 20-May 12, 2018

40th Anniversary-Zenith Comes of Age: 24 Years on 7th Street, May 1-Aug 25, 2018

Journeys, Memories, Dreams for the Future, Elissa Farrow-Savos & Suzy Scarborough, May 16-July 14, 2018

African American Civil War Memorial and Museum: Celebrating their 20th Anniversary July 18 – November 18, 2018

40th Anniversary-Traveling Full Circle, Group Show, Aug 28, 2018- January 5, 2019

Express, Impress, Progress, Group Show, Sept 28-Oct 27, 2018

Great Moments in Art, III – Stephen Hansen, Nov 9 – Dec 1, 2018

Museum Studies II- Honoring the Female Perspective- Bradley Stevens,Dec 18, 2018 – Jan 17, 2019

IN THE NEWS – REVIEWS

The Washington  Post- Zenith Comes of Age: 24 Years on Seventh Street, Review by Mark Jenkins

The DC Line- Art installation honors African-American military role during Civil War, Museum’s 20th anniversary celebration highlights art’s role in highlighting historical understanding, by Jason Williams

Washingtonian- How 14th Street Came Back, by Marisa M. Kashino

East City Arts-DC’s Alternative Art Source- DC Council Honors Margery E. Goldberg, by Editorial Team

The Washington Post- In the galleries: Zenith celebrates 40 years with two exhibitions in two spaces, by Mark Jenkins

The Georgetowner, Ins & Outs- Zenith Gallery Marks 40 Years in DC, by Selma Khenissi


2017 PRESS RELEASES

Into the Woods, James Butler, Amanda Richardson, Larry Ringgold, Jan 30-April 29, 2017

Creatively We Unite- Group Show, February 3 – March 11, 2017

39 years: Rejuvenate with Art, Accent on the Positive, Let’s Celebrate! March 17 – April 29, 2017

Dangerous Flower: Hadrian Mendoza May 12-July 8, 2017

RESIST, Juried Show at Zenith Gallery & Busboys and Poets, July 13 – November 1, 2017

Black Artists of Today- Reinventing Tomorrow, Group Show, Sept 12, 2017-Jan 6, 2018

Gifts from the heART that Inspire for Life, December 1, 2017 –  January 27, 2018

Artists Femina, Group Show, Oct 21-Nov 25, 2017

Zenith Gallery at the American Fine Craft Show Washington May 12 – July 8, 2017

IN THE NEWS – REVIEWS

October 31, 2017- The Hoya- Empowering Women through Art at the Zenith Gallery, by Maddie Finn

August 23, 2017- NBC News Channel 4 Washington – Resist- See Art inspired by the Women’s March on Washington DC at two D.C. venues, by Mark Jenkins

July 27, 2017- Metro Weekly- “Resist” at Zenith Gallery touches on democracy, science and women’s issues, Works interpret and reflect the state of world affairs, by Doug Rule  

April 13, 2017- The Washington Post- Rejuvenate with Art, Celebrating 39 Years-The Accent on the Positive…Let’s Celebrate, Review by Mark Jenkins

March 2017- The Washington Post- Creatively We Unite, Zenith Gallery, by Mark Jenkins

March 15, 2017- Wall Street International- Into the Woods Reviewed

February 6, 2017- NBC News Channel 4 Washington- Black History incorporated into Art in DC Gallery Exhibit, by Barbara Harrison


2016 PRESS RELEASES

Full Circle: Len Harris & Carol Schepps — Jan. 13 – May 14, 2016

From History to the Dream (Celebration of Black History Month) Feb. 5 – Mar. 5, 2016

38th Anniversary – Turning 38… Continuing to Innovate – March 11 – April 23, 2016

Movers and Shakers: Ibou N’Diaye and Preston Sampson May 16 – Oct. 1, 2016

Humor Heals Sept. 23 – Oct. 29, 2016

Steel the Show: Richard Binder & Joan Konkel Oct. 5, 2016 – Jan. 14, 2017

Great Moments in Art II: Works by Stephen Hansen Nov. 4 – Dec. 10, 2016

IN THE NEWS – REVIEWS

February 10, 2016, Washington Life Magazine- Around Town: Black History Month at Zenith Gallery, by Evan Berkowitz

January 8, 2016, The Washington Post- In the Galleries: Art History Slapstick, Stephen Hansen Reviewed, by Mark Jenkins


2015 PRESS RELEASES

Women of Zenith Who Have Reached the Zenith! — January 12 – April 26, 2015

Culture Cluster: Celebrating Our 37th Anniversary Feb. 6 – Mar. 28, 2015

From Every Walk of Life: The Works of Davis Morton — April 3 – May 16, 2015

EARTH FIRE STONE – The Works of Hadrian Mendoza — April 28 – Sept. 26, 2015

Lucent Moments: The Works of Emily Piccirillo — May 29 – July 3, 2015

Stars & Stripes: Zenith Salutes The Flag! — July 15, 2015 – Jan. 29, 2016

Black Artists Matter Sept. 17 – Sept. 19, 2015

Figuratively Speaking… — Sept. 29, 2015 – Jan. 9, 2016

A Different Approach: Works by Pattie Porter Firestone, Joey Mánlapaz, Michael Madzo, and Bill Mead — Oct. 10 – 31, 2015

Voyages on Earth and in Space: Works by Ken & Julie Girardini — Nov. 5 – 28, 2015 

Great Moments in Art: Works by Stephen Hansen — Dec. 4, 2015 – Jan. 30, 2016

IN THE NEWS – REVIEWS

May 1, 2015, The Washington Post- Inspired by Their Homelands and Beyond, From Every Walk of Life: The Paintings of Davis Morton, by Mark Jenkins

July 22, 2015- Voice of America- Historic Symbol is Theme of Vibrant New Show, by Julie Taboh 

March 5, 2015, The Hill Rag, Art and the City- Cassie Taggart: Artist’s Profile, by Jim Magner

January 9, 2015, Washington Post- Peter Kephart: Setting the World on Fire – Using Heat to Create Several Kinds of Artworks, by Mark Jenkins


2014 PRESS RELEASES

Robert Freeman: The Powerful Strokes of Robert Freeman — Jan. 10 – March 1, 2014

36th Year Anniversary Show: The Art of Creative Diversity — Feb. 5th – May 17, 2014

36 Years on a Creative Journey March 7 – May 31, 2014

Zenith Zoo: Artistic Interpretations of our Planetary Partners — May 28 – Aug. 30, 2014

California, Nigeria, Washington DC — June 13 – Sept. 6, 2014

Material Madness: Patrick Collins, Gavin Sewell, Jennifer Wagner — Sept. 13 – Oct. 25, 2014

Master of Illusion: Through the Mediums of Joan Konkel — Oct. 31 – Dec. 6, 2014

Transformative Roots & Ritual Objects: The Art of Anne Bouie — Nov. 21, 2014 – Jan. 31, 2015

IN THE NEWS – REVIEWS

November 28, 2014- The Washington Post- Joan Konkel- Master of Illusion, by Mark Jenkins

November 20, 2014, DCIST- The Best Galleries And Art Collections In D.C., by Nicole Dubowitz

August 15, 2014, The Washington Post- Passion of the Media, Review by Mark Jenkins

August 8, 2014, The Washington Post- Zenith Zoo, by Mark Jenkins

February 21, 2014, The Washington Post- The Powerful Strokes of Robert Freeman, Review by Mark Jenkins 

March 5, 2014, The Hill Rag, Art and the City– Artist Profile: Cassie Taggart, by Jim Magner

February 3, 2014, The Hill Rag, Art and the City- Artist Portrait: Robert Freeman, by Jim Magner


2013 PRESS RELEASES

The Best of All Worlds…Traditional and Modern Art: Paul Martin Wolff and Bradley Stevens — Feb. 4 – May 11, 2013

Yours, Mine and Ours: Julie & Ken Giardini — May 21 – Sept. 21, 2013

Great Streets: The Urban Life of DC — July 22 – November 29, 2013

Uncommon Objects: Encaustic Assemblage and Sculpture by Katie Dell Kaufman — Sept. 20 – Nov. 9, 2013

Green Art: Trees, Leaves, and Roots by Ashley Rooney — Oct. 16, 2013 – Feb. 1, 2014

The Strange World of Cassie Taggart — Nov. 15 – Dec. 28, 2013

IN THE NEWS – REVIEWS

October 2, 2013, The Hill Rag, Art and the City- Artist Portrait: Richard Fitzhugh, by Jim Magner


2012 PRESS RELEASES

Sailing to Byzantium: Sculpture & Metallic Constructions by Sica — March 5 – June 23, 2012

Material Power: Pure Metal by Robert T. Cole — July 16 – Oct. 6, 2012

Home Is Where the Art Is — Sept. 22 – Nov. 10, 2012

The Poetic Dimensions of Symbols and Shapes: Pattie Porter Firestone and Andrea Barnes — Oct. 10, 2012 – Jan. 12, 2013

Laughter Is The Best Medicine: Stephen Hansen — Nov. 30 – Dec. 30, 2012

IN THE NEWS – REVIEWS

November 15, 2012, The Washington Post- Galleries: Pristine canvas meets destruction in Peter Kephart’s Fire Paintings, by Mark Jenkins

February 12, 2012- The Washington Post- Downtown Art gets an out-of-office message, by Mark Jenkins


2011 PRESS RELEASES

Shining Stars – September 8, 2011 – January 7, 2012

Year’s End | New Beginnings – December 1, 2011 – February 25, 2012

ZARTiculation April 2 – July 3, 2011

Character of Chevy Chase — July 20 – Sept. 10, 2011

IN THE NEWS – REVIEWS

October 27, 2011- The Washington Post- Industrial-age skills and sensibilities take center stage in ‘Shining Stars’, by Mark Jenkins

August 4, 2100- The Washington Post- Characters of Chevy Chase, Local Color Showcase Hometown Artists, by Mark Jenkins


2010 PRESS RELEASES

Margery E. Goldberg to Be Honored for Contribution to the Arts — March 15, 2010

TREES OF LIFE II — April 29 – July 31, 2010

Autumn Equinox — Sept. 15 – Nov. 28

IN THE NEWS – REVIEWS

May 11, 2010- April’s ART(202) Journal highlights the winners of the 2010 Mayor’s Arts Awards

March 28, 2010- The DC Arts- Mayor’s Arts Award for Service to the Arts: Margery E. Goldberg, Animation by Armando Lopez Bircann Video by Chris Keener

Mar 17, 2010- DC Commission On the Arts and Humanities- ART(202) Journal: The Community, Published by Issue


2009 PRESS RELEASES

Inaugural Inspiration: Commemorating a Momentous Occasion! — Jan. 14 – Feb. 8, 2009

Lenscape2: Sofia Gawer-Fische & Colin Winterbottom — Nov. 6 – Dec. 27, 2009

The Soul of Seoul: Paintings by David Richardson — Dec. 10, 2009 – Feb. 28, 2010

IN THE NEWS – REVIEWS

February 14, 2009, The Washington Examiner- Zenith Gallery’s closing leaves a hole in city’s soul, by Harry Jaffe

March 13, 2009, Washington Post- Everything from A to Zenith: An Eclectic Venue Calls It Quits, by Jessica Dawson


2008 PRESS RELEASES

Zenith in the Abstract — July 17 – Aug. 30, 2008

Singular Vision: Julie & Ken Girardini, Susan Klebanoff, Joan Konkel — Sept. 5 – 28, 2008

Contours & Concourses: Renèe duRocher & Mary-Ann Prack — Oct. 3 – Nov. 2, 2008