We are pleased to bring you East City Art‘s Weekend Event Round Up. East City Art is a blog founded by editor Phil Hutinet in January, 2010, which documents the myriad of artistic activities happening in the Northeast and Southeast quadrants of the city. Congrats to East City Art for winning City Paper’s Best Arts Blog of 2014!
Weekend East City Event Round Up: April Super Saturday Edition
Saturday, April 12
Art Enables– 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Art Enables’ April second Saturday workshop is all about the superhero! Create you very own with all materials supplied. Details on this free activity here.
Art Enables is located at 2204 Rhode Island Avenue NE
Salve Regina Gallery– 2 p.m. (curators talk) 3 p.m. (closing reception)
Meet the curators of Under the Influence: Reverberations of the Washington Color School and discuss their selection of eight well-known DC artists whose work best represents the Washington Color School. A closing reception follows. For more information about the exhibition, click here.
Salve Regina gallery is located in Salve Regina Hall on the CUA Campus, 620 Michigan Avenue NE
Catalyst Projects– 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Capitol Hill-based Catalyst Projects has partnered with doris-mae to exhibit new work by DC-based artist Steve Wanna whose work in A Slight Suggestion combines music, video, sculpture and photography to describe sights and sounds specific to observed locations. For more information, click here.
doris-mae is located at 1716 14th Street NW, second floor
Washington Project for the Arts– 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
In the ongoing Hothouse Video Series, the WPA will inaugurate three Jonathan Monaghan videos whose surreal imagery employ Baroque architecture and science fiction. The animated series loops endlessly while touching on themes of wealth and power absent of morality or meaning. For more info, click here.
The Hothouse videos are located in the lobby of the Capitol Skyline Hotel located at 10 I (eye) Street SW.
Agniet Snoep “Still Life Series: Oyster” 2013, C-Print mounted on aluminum. Courtesy CONNERSMITH.
CONNERSMITH– 5 p.m. (artist talk) 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (opening)
CONNERSMITH presents two concurrent exhibitions by artists Katie Miller and Agniet Snoep who have rendered traditional subject matter such as portraiture and still-lifes contemporaneous through the use of 21st Century imaging technology. For a full description, click here. Read an interview with Agniet Snoep by East City Art’s Eric Hope here.
CONNERSMITH is located at 1358 Florida Ave. NE
artDC Gallery– 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
artDC Gallery in Hyattsville is exhibiting the works of eight area-based abstract painters whose vibrant palettes and shapes mirror the arrival of spring. For a full list of exhibitors, click here.
artDC Gallery is located at 5710 Baltimore Avenue, Hyattsville, MD
Sunday, April 13
Montpelier Art Center– 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
DC Glassworks artist Joseph Corcoran and painter Katherine Tzu-Lan Mann find An Uncommon Intersection between Glass and Paint. Tzu-Lan Mann’s mixed media work, which can become three-dimensional when her two-dimensional decoupages foliate into large-scale mobiles, seamlessly pairs with Corcoran’s blown-glass sculptures.
The Montpelier Arts Center is located at 9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel, MD
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