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(Hyattsville, MD) Pyramid Atlantic’s infamous HyBall (Hyattsville Ball) … and it’s gonna be splashy! A party of “overboard” proportions, the HyBall offers plenty of opportunities for fun while also raising money to support Pyramid’s facility and programming. Come out to explore Pyramid’s inky depths on May 7th with HyBall: Pyramid Atlantis!
HyBall: Pyramid Atlantis takes place on Saturday, May 7, 2022 from 8-11:00 pm. Tickets are $40 and include complimentary beer and wine. Tickets at pyramidatlanticartcenter.org/hyball2022 or by calling 301-608-9101. Pyramid Atlantic is located at 4318 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville Maryland 20781.
In Pyramid’s studios, attendees will make coasters on a clamshell press, print fish in the Gyotaku tradition, marble paper in sea-inspired waves and hues, and learn the secrets of map folding.
The gallery will host the Life Aquatic exhibition, which opens at the event and runs through May 29. Artists include Scott G. Brooks, Shawn Brown, Lyell Castonguay, David Curtis, Georgia Deal, April Flanders, Beth Hansen, Marty Ittner, Eric Leland, Sarah Noreen, Alexandra Sherman, Henrik Sundqvist, Julio Valdez, and Tinam Valk. Guests can also explore a Sea Monkey Palace installation created by Jared Davis during the show’s run.
Treasure hunters will find delights in the silent auction, including even more art, boat trips, water-inspired getaways, and thematic experiences.
Sips and treats will be delivered to guests by mermaids, sailors, and other sea creatures. Plus guests will enjoy maritime music and sea shanties from The Natterjacks followed by a dance party with Boogie Capt. DJ P.VO.
Tickets include complimentary beer and wine from Franklins and chum buckets full of snacks to keep everyone on an even keel. For a few extra clams, a signature HyBall beverage featuring Sangfroid Gin is on offer.
This year’s event is made possible in part by the following sponsors, to whom Pyramid owes a boatload of thanks: Hamel Builders; The Hyattsville Wire; Kelly Haines and Associates + A Wellness Space; Speedball; Captain White Seafood City; Deni Taveras, Prince George’s County Council, District 2; Franklins Restaurant and Brewery; Gallagher Evelius & Jones, Attorneys at Law; Go Brent Realty; Indigo Ink Digital Printing; Jolene Ivey, Prince George’s County Council, District 5; Prince George’s Arts and Humanities Council; The Mandy and David Team of Realtors; WinnResidential; Castle Sprinkler and Alarm; David Evans/Compass Real Estate; Dannielle M. Glaros, Prince George’s County Council, District 3; Joseph W. McCartin Insurance; Mall at Prince George’s; Monarch Title; Morris and Company; Perry, White, Ross, and Jacobson; RD Jones Interior Design; Sangfroid Distilling; Shapiro & Duncan Mechanical Contractors; Shop Made in Maryland; Wills Decorating, Diverse Markets Management; Stuart Eisenberg; Helen C. Frederick; Maryland Meadworks; Shine Massage and Wellness Studio; SoHy Co-Op; and Lauren and Daniel Simon.
ABOUT PYRAMID ATLANTIC ART CENTER
Founded in 1981, Pyramid Atlantic is a nonprofit contemporary art center fostering the creative disciplines of papermaking, printmaking, and book arts within a collaborative community. We equip, educate, and exhibit in our historic Hyattsville home. Our vision is to create an artistic hub in Hyattsville that inspires and enables local, national, and international artists to create and innovate in our core disciplines; elevates the local arts and small business scene; and enhances the quality of life for artists and neighbors. We value artistic excellence, infrastructure for artists, hands-on experiences, and collaboration.