Here is your weekend artsy round up thanks to the good folks at East City Art.
Weekend East City Event Round Up: Winter Carnaval Edition
East City Art’s annual production EMULSION 2016 returns to Gallery O on H this spring. Submit your work for consideration by February 15. Details about EMULSION found here.
Friday, February 5
Pepco Edison Place Gallery – 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Carnaval: Celebrations of the African Diaspora is an exhibition that focuses on the diversity of culture within the African Diaspora. Curated by Carol R. Dyson and Carolyn Goodridge, the exhibition showcases the work of over eighty artists. For more information, click here. Pepco Edison Place Gallery is located at 702 Eighth St. NW.
HEMPHILL – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
PLAKOOKEE is a collaboration between artists Rachel Debuque and Justin Plakas which explores the aesthetic history of science fiction films through an installation titled Cosmic Modules. For more details, click here. The gallery is located at 1700 L St. NW.
Touchstone – 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Touchstone Gallery presents: At the Heart of the Matter in Gallery A and artwork by guest artist Dee Levinson and John Blee in Galleries B and C. For more information, click here. Touchstone Gallery is located at 901 New York Ave. NW.
CHACC – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The Congress Heights Arts & Culture Center opens Deborah Browder’s exhibition Squaring the Circle: An Artful Meditation on the Alchemy of Love. For more information, click here. CHACC is located at 3200 MLK Jr. Ave. SE.
Saturday, February 6
Brentwood Arts Exchange – 1 p.m.
The All-Screened Video Fest hosted by the Brentwood Arts Exchange invites visitors to an afternoon of independent shorts by local artists. For more information, click here. Brentwood Arts Exchange is located at 3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood, MD.
Montpelier Arts Center – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Montpelier Arts Center features two new exhibitions this February: Re-Invention by Winston Harris and Narratives in Black Identity by Antonio McAfee, Stephen Towns, and Tiffany Jones. For more details, click here. Montpelier Arts Center is located at 9652 Muirkirk Rd., Laurel, MD.
Gallery NK – 6 p.m.
Gallery NK exhibits the works of award winning photographers, Thomas Dodd and Steffen Faisst. For more information, click here. Gallery NK is located at 321 K St. NE.
39th Street Gallery – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The University of Maryland Art Honors Program presents seven of their students at the 39th Street Gallery. For more details, click here. 39th Street Gallery is located at 3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood, MD.
Sunday, February 7
Anacostia Community Museum – 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Anacostia Community Museum hosts docent-led tours of the exhibition Twelve Years That Shook and Shaped Washington. For more information, click here. Anacostia Community Museum is located at 1901 Fort Place SE.