The Washington Post is proud to celebrate the arts as presenting sponsor of the third edition of (e)merge Art Fair. The Washington Post is also the presenting sponsor of the 2013 panel discussions. (e)merge Art Fair will take place at the Capitol Skyline Hotel in downtown, D.C. during October 3-6. The Fair connects art professionals from around the world and exhibits new genres and the latest movements in emerging art.

The 2013 edition of the Art Fair will feature 80 international exhibitions showcasing new works in painting, sculpture, video, performance, installation, and other media. (e)merge Art Fair is the only fair in the world to give free exhibition space to unrepresented artists. The Fair will kick off with an opening preview party on Thursday, October 3rd, with poolside performances by Miamouna Youssef and John Thornley of U.S. Royalty from 7 to 9 p.m.

Two panel discussions will be presented by The Washington Post in Room 1 at the Capitol Skyline Hotel. On Friday, October 4th at 2 p.m. Artist and Philanthropic Advisor, Silvana Straw will lead a discussion with national art leaders on how artists build communities to support their work. On Saturday, October 5th at 2 p.m. Klaus Ottmann, Director of the Center for the Study of Modern Art and Curator at Large, will gauge institutional and private perspectives on the works of emerging artists.

The Washington Post is proud to continue its support of DC-area nonprofits that promote achievements in the arts and education. (e)merge Art Fair is a PostPoints nonprofit partner. Post Points members can receive 25 points for attending the Art Fair.

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