Artomatic is back for 2015!! Oct. 30th – Dec. 12th


From a press release:

Artomatic returns for its signature free art event to be held this year in Hyattsville, Maryland. Artomatic draws over 1000 artists and performers throughout the D.C., Maryland and Virginia area to showcase their talents for a six weeks long free exhibition that routinely attracts more than 75,000 visitors.

This year, the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) Department of Parks and Recreation welcomes Artomatic to Prince George’s County in a 90,000 square foot space, located at 8100 Corporate Drive in Hyattsville with a Halloween themed opening weekend celebration.

Artomatic is well-known for transforming empty spaces into vibrant arts communities that create unique and exciting events for tens of thousands of visitors – all free to visit. Anyone can show art at Artomatic – it is non-juried and art is selected on a first-come, first serve basis – so it’s a great way to discover new art.

In addition to creative art, Artomatic also features a plethora of performing art forms throughout the exhibition – live music, dance, spoken word, comedy as well as professional development series and special events showcases. Every night of the event, thousands of people visit Artomatic to discover new art, grab a drink, listen to music, go on dates, and mingle with the creative community. No matter what kind of creative events you like, you’ll find something to like at Artomatic.

“We’re excited to be working with the M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation who, like Artomatic, understand the importance of art to help foster community,” said George Koch, Founder and Chair Emeritus. “Our diversity of artwork is unmatched because both emerging and established artists present their work side by side, which helps attract the broadest range of visitors.”

“It is our pleasure to host such a renowned art experience in Prince George’s County which complements the numerous arts offerings of the County and the Department of Parks and Recreation,” says Ronnie Gathers, Director of the M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation. “Artomatic will also help provide visibility for the thriving artists and art districts in the community, like the Hyattsville Arts District.”

Visitors will enjoy easy access to Artomatic with the New Carrolton METRO Station, as well as plenty of parking and bus stops nearby.

For the latest information about the event, how to participate, and when to visit, please subscribe to Artomatic by email or Facebook, or visit our website at


What: Artomatic 2015
When: October 30th – December 12th
Where: 8100 Corporate Drive, Hyattsville, Maryland
Metro: New Carrollton, Orange line
Who: Artists, and everyone. This event is free.”

8 Comment

  • So thrilled Artomatic is back! I have really missed it! Yay!!

    • And in an artsy community this time! The Crystal City one a few years ago was awful. Here’s hoping it brings back the spirit of some of the originals.

      • tonyr

        I don’t consider the IRS campus to be “artsy”. It may be Hyattsville in USPS lingo, but it’s not where most people would consider Hyattsville to be.

        • +1. I had a Hyattsville street address for almost four years, and I never thought Hyattsville extended all the way to New Carrollton.

      • I didn’t think the Crystal City one was ‘awful’. The venue was awful but once I was in there I had a great time. I prefer hip urban locations too, but this event takes up a ton of space and I would rather they find someplace big enough and affordable enough to let all the small local artists in than that they make it more exclusive.

  • Correct: this ain’t Hyattsville, it’s Landover or New Carrollton.

  • Automatic should be in DC

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