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Weekend East City Event Round Up: April Super Weekend Openers Edition

Here is your round up of artsy event this weekend courtesy of East City Arts.

Weekend East City Event Round Up: April Super Weekend Openers Edition

Has it already been a year since Otis Street Art Projects opened?  The "Critiqued" get their own show during the Mount Rainier Art Space's anniversary celebration!  Photo courtesy Otis Street Art Projects
Has it already been a year since Otis Street Art Projects opened? The “Critiqued” get their own show during the Mount Rainier Art Space’s anniversary celebration! Photo courtesy Otis Street Art Projects

Friday, April 1

Honfleur and Vivid Solutions Galleries–6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

French Doors by Aziza Claudia Gibson-Hunter opens at Honfleur Gallery and Primordial Planes by Alexandra Chiou opens at Vivid Solutions Gallery. For more information, click here. Honfleur Gallery is located at 1241 Good Hope Rd. SE. Vivid Solutions Gallery is located next door at 1231 Good Hope Rd. SE.

Congress Heights Arts & Culture Center–6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Local artist Antionette S. Hodges presents her works in the solo exhibition, Images by ASH. For more information, click here. Congress Heights Arts & Culture Center is located at 3200 MLK Jr. Ave. SE.

ReCreative Spaces–6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Christine Stoddard evokes the feminine mystique through a series of photo-collages and mixed media.  The opening includes an art-making workshop.  Suggested donation $5.  For more information, click here.  ReCreative Spaces is located at 3501 Perry Street Mount Rainier, MD.

Saturday, April 2

Gallery Neptune & Brown–5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

International artist Foon Sham showcases both his sculpture work and works on paper in the exhibition, Exuberant Journey. For more details, click here. Gallery Neptune & Brown is located at 1530 14th St. NW.

Brentwood Arts Exchange–5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Brentwood Arts Exchange opens Boundless: Aging and Creativity Curated by University of Maryland College Park Students. For more information, click here. Brentwood Arts Exchange is located at 3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood, MD.

Foundry Gallery – 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Visual Meditations marks the solo debut of Lindsay Mullen in the United States. The exhibition features paintings that respond to places in which she has lived. For more details, click here. Foundry Gallery is located at 2118 8th St. NW.

Otis Street Arts Project–5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Otis Street Arts Project celebrates their first anniversary with the opening of The Critiqued. In this exhibition artists who have participated in The Critique will present their works. For more details, click here. Otis Street Arts Project is located at 3706 Otis Street, Mount Rainier, MD.

Gallery NK–6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Nadia Arditta’s exhibition Moonlight features sculptural works by the artist. Proceeds will benefit Anatolian Artisans “Soma Project” For more information, click here. Gallery NK is located at 321 K St. NE.

Hamiltonian–7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Hamiltonian presents two concurrent exhibitions—Allison Spence’s Spread and Jim Leach’s Hot Water. For more information, click here. Hamiltonian is located at 1353 U St. NW.

The Fridge–7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

In There Is No Plan B, artist Gregg Deal decries the current political and social state of United States. For more information, click here. The Fridge is located at 516 ½ 8th St. SE (rear alley).

Jess Oros is the Editor of East City Art. You can get more information about East City Art on Facebook, by following them on Twitter, or click here to sign up for their newsletter.

Weekend East City Event Round Up: Monochromatic Edition

Here is your round up of artsy event this weekend courtesy of East City Arts.

Weekend East City Event Round Up: Monochromatic Edition

Wayson R. Jones Run from Danger. Jones continues to explore monochromatism in a solo exhibition titled In Black and White which opens Saturday, March 25 at Harmony Hall.  (Image courtesy of the artist)
Wayson R. Jones Run from Danger. Jones continues to explore monochromatism in a solo exhibition titled In Black and White which opens Saturday, March 25 at Harmony Hall. (Image courtesy of the artist)

Thursday, March 24

David C. Driskell Center – 6 p.m.

Artist Jefferson Pinder challenges viewers to think critically about the polarization of society through a group discussion. For more details, click here. The Driskell Center is located at 1207 Cole Bldg. at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Friday, March 25

DCCAH Eye Street Gallery—3:30-5 p.m.

The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities presents art work of over 50 Duke Ellington High School students.  For more information, click here. The DCCAH Eye Street Gallery is located at 200 I St. SE.

.SPACE – 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Urban Patterns features the work of Anne-Sophie Coiffet, Carolina Mayorga, and Ian Warren. The group exhibition highlights the geometry of shapes in urban settings. For more information, click here. .SPACE is located at 127 E St. SE.

Long View Gallery – 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Ryan McCoy presents a new series of paintings that address how we navigate relationships while seeking balance and harmony. For more information, click here. Long View Gallery is located at 1234 Ninth St. NW.

Saturday, March 26

Harmony Hall – 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Wayson R. Jones continues to explore monochromaticism, material and size in his solo exhibition titled In Black and White. For more details, click here. Harmony Hall is located at 10701 Livingston Rd., Fort Washington, MD.

Glen Echo–3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Mei Mei Chang, Pat Goslee, and Kathryn McDonnell invite guests to discuss collaborative works presented in Fields of Inquiry. For more information, click here. Glen Echo Park is located at 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, MD.

Jess Oros is the Editor of East City Art. You can get more information about East City Art on Facebook, by following them on Twitter, or click here to sign up for their newsletter.

Weekend East City Event Round Up: Mayor 4 Life Edition

Here is your round up of artsy event this weekend courtesy of East City Arts.

Weekend East City Event Round Up: Mayor 4 Life Edition

Thursday, March 10

East City Arts Colemena SXSWEast City Art – 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
In the Artist’s Words—artist Jay Coleman will speak about his work and process including his recently completed Mayor 4 Life mural in Historic Anacostia. For more information, click here.The event is at the Anacostia Library located at 1800 Good Hope Rd. SE.

Friday, March 11

Pleasant Plains Workshop – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Pleasant Plains Workshop launches collaborative prints of Kristina Bilonick and Adam Griffiths. For more details, click here.Pleasant Plains Workshop is located at 703 Edgewood St. NE #2.

Saturday, March 12

39th Street Gallery – 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The 39th Street Gallery opens three exhibitions inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement. For more information, click here. 39th Street Gallery is located at 3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood, MD.

RhizomeDC – 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Artist and illustrator Adam Griffiths shows a selection of original drawings and prints at RhizomeDC. For more details, click here. RhizomeDC is located at 6950 Maple St. NW.

Jess Oros is the Editor of East City Art. You can get more information about East City Art on Facebook, by following them on Twitter, or click here to sign up for their newsletter.

Weekend East City Event Round Up: Super February Edition

Here is your weekend round up from East City Arts.

Weekend East City Event Round Up: Super February Edition

Thursday, February 18

David C. Driskell Center Gallery – 5:30 p.m.

Willie Cole’s lecture is presented in collaboration with the University of Maryland’s Department of Art. Cole is known for his sculptures made of recycled materials. For more information, click here. David C Driskell Center Gallery is located at 1207 Cole Student Activities Building.  

Long View Gallery – 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Long View Gallery presents Japanese artist Takefumi Hori currently based in New York City. In Treasures, Hori reflects on the city in which he lives. For more details, click here. Long View Gallery is located at 1234 9th St. NW.

Friday, February 19

#thisiswhyimsingle three person exhibition tackles relationship angst in the age of social media and online dating.  Image courtesy of Cultural DC's Flashpoint Gallery.
#thisiswhyimsingle three person exhibition tackles relationship angst in the age of social media and online dating. Image courtesy of Cultural DC’s Flashpoint Gallery.

Flashpoint Gallery – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

#thisiswhyimsingle features the works of Dafna Steinberg, Jennifer Towner, and Jenny Walton. The exhibition looks at the artists’ experiences with social media, dating apps, and attempts at making meaningful connections. For more details, click here. Flashpoint Gallery is located at 916 G St. NW.

DCAC – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Mixed media fiber artist, Jung Min Park, exhibits new work in Memory-scapes. For more details, click here. DCAC is located at 2438 18th St. NW.

Saturday, February 20

Otis Street Arts Project – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Otis Street Arts Project presents Joseph Shetler and Jay Hendrick in Complex Simplicity. For more information, click here. Otis Street Arts Project is located at 3706 Otis St., Mount Rainier, MD.

Joe’s Movement Emporium – 6 p.m.

Join Joe’s Movement Emporium for a book reading and launch party for Almost Anywhere: Road Trip Ruminations on Love, Nature, National Parks and Nonsense by Krista Schlyer. For more information, click here. Joe’s Movement Emporium is located at 3309 Bunker Hill Rd., Mount Rainier, MD.

 

Hamiltonian – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Hamiltonian presents the works of two artists: Nara Park in Between Millions of Years and Dane Winkler in Homesteading. For more information, click here. Hamiltonian is located at 1353 U St. NW.

Art Whino – 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Destroy & Create celebrates the release of the new Boundless Halfpipe model kit and pays homage to the “Skate and Destroy” culture. For more details, click here. Art Whino is located at 700 Delaware Ave. SW.

Regional Exhibitions

Saturday, February 20

Olly Olly – 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Join Olly Olly for the closing reception of Embracing the Power of Artistic Practice. The reception will feature a performance by Eames Armstrong. For more information, click here. Olly Olly is located at 10417 Main St., Fairfax, VA.

Arlington Arts Center – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Three winter exhibitions open at Arlington Arts Center as follows:  King of the Forest: Adventures in Bioperversity featuring the work of thirteen artists; solo show Daydreams in Anthropocene by Rachel Schmidt; and Instructor Select 2016 featuring AAC students. For more details, click here. AAC is located at 3550 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA.

Jess Oros is the Editor of East City Art. You can get more information about East City Art on Facebook, by following them on Twitter, or click here to sign up for their newsletter.

Weekend East City Event Round Up: Winter Carnaval Edition

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

Are You Being Served by Stephen Towns. Courtesy of Montpelier Arts Center.
Are You Being Served by Stephen Towns. Courtesy of Montpelier Arts Center.

EMULSION  2016

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.

Jess Oros is the Editor of East City Art. You can get more information about East City Art on Facebook, by following them on Twitter, or click here to sign up for their newsletter.

Weekend East City Event Round Up: Troublemakers Edition

Award winning artist Luis Peralta Del Valle opens Troublemakers at Gallery OonH Friday, November 6. Pictured above: Martin Luther King, Jr. Image courtesy of the artist.
Award winning artist Luis Peralta Del Valle opens Troublemakers at Gallery OonH Friday, November 6. Pictured above: Martin Luther King, Jr. Image courtesy of the artist.

Friday, November 6 

Touchstone Gallery – 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Join Touchstone Gallery for the opening of their November exhibitions:FotoWeekDC@Touchstone and “Seeing is believing” in Gallery A, Nature Sketched in Gallery B, and Handpicked: Works from Miriam’s Kitchen Studio Artists in Gallery C. For more information, click here. Touchstone Gallery is located at 901 New York Ave. NW.

Gallery OonH – 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Luis Peralta Del Valle presents Trouble Makers: The Struggle at Gallery OonH. Del Valle’s vibrant and colorful abstract paintings reflect the continuous endeavors of the oppressed. For more details, click here. Gallery OonH is located at 1354 H St. NE.

ReCreative Spaces – 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

In addition to viewing works by Michelle Izquierdo and Vanessa Smith, audience members will have the opportunity to interact with the duo via live painting and an “Art Making Station.”  For more information and to register, click here.  ReCreative Spaces is now located at 3501 Perry Street in Mount Rainier, MD.

Saturday, November 7 

Fontana Forge – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Fontana Forge will host their second annual fall open house. Guests will also have the opportunity to register for a basic blacksmithing class. For more information, click here. Fontana Forge is located at 2414 Douglas St. NE.

CHAL – 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Visitors are invited to participate in CHAL’s Annual Small Works Art Sale. Shoppers can experience three-blocks of unique gifts for the holiday season. For details, click here. The sale is located at 545 7th St. NE.

Sunday, November 8 

Montpelier Arts Center – 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

This November Montpelier Arts Center welcomes artists Caroline Thorington and Sushama Parikh in two concurrent exhibitions. Along with these solo shows they present a gratitude themed exhibition featuring the works of local artists. For more information, click here. Montpelier Arts Center is located at 9652 Nuirkirk Rd., Laurel, MD.

Gallery NK – 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Gallery NK hosts the closing reception and artist talk for Inspiration, the exhibition featuring the works of Claudia Cappelle and Richard Claraval. For more details, click here. Gallery NK is located at 321 K St. NE.

Saturday and Sunday, November 7-8 

Mid City – 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Join Mid City Artists for the annual Open Studios Tour. Visitors can create their own self-guided tour or partake in a guided tour as local artists invite the public to interact with and explore their creative spaces. For more information, click here.

Jess Oros is the Editor of East City Art. You can get more information about East City Art onFacebook, by following them on Twitter, or click here to sign up for their newsletter.

Weekend East City Event Round Up: Outsider Art Edition

Here is your weekend arts roundup from East City Art.

Weekend East City Event Round Up: Outsider Art Edition

Thursday, October 8

Serengeti Gallery – 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

The Million Man March in Photographs: A Retrospective features several photographers including Jonathan French, Mansa Mussa, Roderick Terry, and Vincent Smith. For details, click here. Serengeti Gallery is located at 7919 Central Ave., Capitol Heights, MD.

Saturday, October 10

Stitch & Rivet – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Stitch & Rivet hosts a “Meet the Maker” series through November 21, 2015. Join Annie Howe for a workshop on paper cuts and prints. For more information, click here. Stitch & Rivet is located at Studio #3 716 Monroe St. NE.

Anacostia Community Museum – 10 a.m.

The Anacostia Community Museum hosts artist studio tours in the DC area. Participants will be able to visit local artists Ulysses Marshall, George Tolbert, and Bonita Bing. For more details, click here. Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum is located at 1901 Fort Place SE.

Outsider Art Inside the Beltway celebrates its 10th anniversary at Art Enables.  Experience the work of outsider artists from around the country at this annual showcase. Pictured above Cabin by the Lake by Mike Knox.  Image courtesy of Art Enables.
Outsider Art Inside the Beltway celebrates its 10th anniversary at Art Enables. Experience the work of outsider artists from around the country at this annual showcase. Pictured above Cabin by the Lake by Mike Knox. Image courtesy of Art Enables.

Art Enables – 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Art Enables hosts the 10th annual Outsider Art Inside the Beltway exhibit. Visitors will be able to see new pieces from Art Enables artists along with work from other groups from around the country. For more information, click here. Off-Rhode Gallery at Art Enables is located at 2204 Rhode Island Ave. NE.

Brentwood Arts Exchange – 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Winner of the 2014 Project America’s Next Top Master Artist, Ellen Cornett will discuss her current body of work The Art of the Tale, on view at the BAE. For details, click here. 39th Street Gallery is located at 3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood, MD.

39th Street Gallery – 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Artist in Residence Paul Shortt presents an artist talk centered on his ongoing projects. Shortt is a visual artist and educator who seeks to rethink the concept of loitering. For more details, click here. 39th Street Gallery is located at 3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood, MD.

Otis Street Arts Project – 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Co-Exist features the work of Glenn Richardson, Eric Celarier, and Albert Schweitzer. The exhibition is curated by Molly Ruppert. For more information, click here. Otis Street Arts Project is located at 3706 Otis St., Mount Rainier, MD.

Gallery NK – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Join Gallery NK as they present of the works of Richard Claraval and Claudia Cappelle. Both artists strive to connect viewers to nature through their work. For more information, click here. Gallery NK is located at 321 K St. NE.

Sunday, October 11

Anacostia Community Museum – 2 p.m.

Author Michael Donoghue will talk about the inspiration for his book Borderland on the Isthmus. Limited copies of his book will be available for purchase. For more details, click here. Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum is located at 1901 Fort Place SE.

Weekend East City Event Round Up: Dolls, Bikes And Dynamic Duos Edition

Weekend East City Event Round Up: Dolls, Bikes and Dynamic Duos Edition

Thursday, October 1

Pepco Edison Place Gallery – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Courage on Canvas features the works of Life Pieces to Masterpieces’ young artists. For more details, click here. Pepco Edison Place Gallery is located at 702 8th St. NW.

Friday, October 2

Touchstone Gallery – 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Join Touchstone Gallery for the opening reception of the month member group show, The Quality of Light by Pete McCutchen, and HUSK by Anthony Dortch. For more details, click here. Touchstone Gallery is located at 901 New York Ave. NW.

Congress Heights Arts & Culture Center – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The Black Doll Show features handmade works by renowned doll artists Betty Baines, Gwendolyn Aqui Brooks, Francine Haskins, Jeri Hubbard and Paula Whaley. The artists will be in attendance. For more information, click here. CHACC is located at 3200 MLK Jr. Ave. SE.

Kurtis Ceppetelli and Matthew Malone form the dynamic artistic duo known as the Duly Noted Painters.  See their most recent body of work Saturday at the Brookland Artspace Gallery. Image courtesy of the artists.
Kurtis Ceppetelli and Matthew Malone form the dynamic artistic duo known as the Duly Noted Painters. See their most recent body of work Saturday at the Brookland Artspace Gallery. Image courtesy of the artists.

Saturday, October 3

Brookland Artspace Gallery – 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Duly Noted Painters presents the opening of NOW & THEN, an exhibition featuring the collaborative paintings of Kurtis Ceppetelli and Matthew Malone. For more information, click here. Brookland Artspace Gallery is located at 3305 8th St. NE.

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m

The Capitol Hill Art League Kicks off their 2015-2016 season with the opening of their October Juried Show at CHAW. Twenty-five artists will present in a wide range of media. For more details, click here. CHAW is located at 545 Seventh St. SE.

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum – 2 p.m.

Guests are invited to discuss the growing role the arts can play in the future of neighborhood revitalization. For more information, click here. Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum is located at 1901 Fort Place SE.

Studio SoHy – 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The SoHy CyClo Show features the works of over twenty local DC metro artists whose works focus on their interpretations of cycling. Artwork will be on sale during the opening reception. For more details, click here. SoHy is located at 4327 Gallatin St., Hyattsville, MD.

Sunday, October 4

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum – 11 a.m.

Sign up for docent-led tours of the exhibition How the Civil War Changed Washington. This tour has components for guests of all ages. For more details, click here. Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum is located at 1901 Fort Place SE.

Monday, October 5

Hill Center Galleries – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Join Hill Center Galleries for the opening of three new exhibitions: Shades of Pastel, Faces & Places, and Faces of Spirits. For more information, click here. Hill Center Galleries is located at 921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE.

Jess Oros is the Editor of East City Art. You can get more information about East City Art on Facebook, by following them on Twitter, or click here to sign up for their newsletter.

Weekend East City Event Round Up: Art All Night Edition

Weekend East City Event Round Up: Art All Night Edition

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Image courtesy Art All Night
Image courtesy Art All Night

Gallery OonH – 8 p.m. to 3 a.m.

Gallery OonH celebrates Art All Night with site-specific installations, live music, video projections and more! For more information, click here. Gallery OonH is located at 1346-1356 H St. NE.

Friday, September 25

Anacostia Community Museum – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Join  the Anacostia Community Museum for Prom Night in Mississippi, a film about the 2008 decision to integrate the Charleston, Mississippi senior prom. For more information, click hereSmithsonian Anacostia Community Museum is located at 1901 Fort Place SE.

University of Maryland – 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The Stamp Gallery presents New Arrivals 2015: Collecting Contemporary Art at the University of Maryland, which features the works of emerging and mid-career artists. For more information, click here. The Stamp Gallery at the University of Maryland is located at 122oB Adele H. Stamp Student Union, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

Saturday, September 26

Craig Kraft Studio – 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Artist and light sculptor, Craig Kraft, celebrates the grand opening of his newly renovated studio space in Anacostia. For more details, click here. Craig Kraft Studio is located at 1239 Good Hope Rd. SE.

Wohlfarth Galleries – 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Ellyn Weiss, Ellen Sinel, Lisa Farrell, Cheryl Edwards are among the artists exhibiting their work in The Drawing Room at Wohlfarth Galleries. For more information, click here. Wohlfarth Galleries is located at 3418 9th St. NE.

HEMPHILL – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Renée Stout exhibits in her fifth solo exhibition at HEMPHILL. Wild World encourages viewers to believe in spiritual energy and to strive to act with compassion. For more information, click here. HEMPHILL is located at 1515 14 St. NW.

Saturday-Sunday September 26-27

Art All Night – 7 p.m. to 3 a.m.

Join the communities of H Street NE, Shaw, Dupont Circle, North Capitol, and Congress Heights for this year’s Art All Night. Art All Night presents a variety of visual, music, and performing artists in a festival format. For more details and event locations, click here.

Sunday, September 27

Anacostia Community Museum – 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Anacostia Community Museum shows the film Rebel: Loreta Velazquez, Secret Soldier of the American Civil War, a documentary of the life of a Cuban-born rebel who served in the Civil War disguised as a man. For more details, click here. Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum is located at 1901 Fort Place SE.

Jess Oros is the Editor of East City Art. You can get more information about East City Art on Facebook, by following them on Twitter, or click here to sign up for their newsletter.

Weekend East City Event Round Up: Examining our Biases Edition

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 2010, which documents the myriad of artistic activities happening in Northeast, Southeast, the Gateway Arts District, Northern Prince George’s County, and the “Mid-City” area of DC.

Weekend East City Event Round Up: Examining our Biases Edition

Friday, September 18

Carroll Square Gallery – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

HEMPHILL at Carroll Square Gallery presents this is light. Tommy Bobo, Lisa Dillin, Pamela Gwaltney, and Esther Ruiz create works using video, neon, and LEDs to challenge the perceptions of light. For details, click here. Carroll Square Gallery is located at 975 F St. NW.

Honfleur and Vivid Solutions Galleries – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Honfleur Gallery presents How We Lost DC, an exhibition by artist collective Delusions of Grandeur. Chromatic Canyon at Vivid Solutions Gallery features the installations of Elisa Berry. For more information, click here. Honfleur Gallery is located at 1241 Good Hope Road SE. Vivid Solutions Gallery is located at 1231 Good Hope Road SE.

Loosie Law by Justyne Fischer. Courtesy of Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery
Loosie Law by Justyne Fischer. Courtesy of Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery

THEARC – 6:30 p.m.

Ward 8 Arts & Cultural Council presents “Kill the Messenger”. The

film profiles the work of Gary Webb, a journalist who alleged CIA involvement in drug trafficking. For details, click here. THEARC is located at 1901 Mississippi Ave. SE.

Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

IMPLICIT BIAS Seeing the Other: Seeing Our Self features the politically and socially focused works of the region’s most prominent artists. For more information, click here. The Joan Hisaoka Gallery is located at 1632 U St. NW.

Saturday, September 19

Hyattsville Arts Festival – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Visit the Eighth Annual Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival to see over 70 exhibiting artists. Participants can enjoy live entertainment, local food, and a variety of arts and crafts. For more information, click here. The closest street address is 5331 Baltimore Ave., Hyattsville, MD.

Hamiltonian – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

new. now. debuts the works of the five new 2015 Hamiltonian Fellows. The artists will hold informal talks about their work throughout the evening. For details, click here. Hamiltonian is located at 1353 U St. NW.

Jess Oros is the Editor of East City Art. You can get more information about East City Art on Facebook, by following them on Twitter, or click here to sign up for their newsletter.