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Weekend East City Event Round Up: Art in the Alley Edition

 

"Trinidad's Art in the Alley returns this Friday.  The semi-annual community arts event includes works by neighborhood artists, libations and music. Pictured above Art in the Alley 2011. Photo by Phil Hutinet for East City Art"

“Trinidad’s Art in the Alley returns this Friday. The semi-annual community arts event includes works by neighborhood artists, libations and music. Pictured above Art in the Alley 2011. Photo by Phil Hutinet for East City Art”

Friday, October 16

Art in the Alley – 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Head to Trinidad this weekend and enjoy the seventh installment of Art in the Alley. This community arts festival provides guests with an opportunity to see local art and enjoy enjoy music and refreshments. For more details, click here.

The event will take place in the alley between the 1200 blocks of Florida Ave. and Morse St. NE.

Saturday, October 17

Green Owl Design – 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Green Owl Design presents their first solo exhibition by Joseph Rogers during their grand opening event. Rogers’ uses symbolism, motifs, and surrealist style to create his unique artistic identity. For more information, click here.

Green Owl Design is located at 4327-C Gallatin St., Hyattsville, 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.

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Weekend East City Event Round Up: Outsider Art Edition

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.

 

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

 

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 PastelFaces & 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.

 

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Weekend East City Event Round Up: Art All Night Edition

Image courtesy Art All Night

Image courtesy Art All Night

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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 here.

Smithsonian 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.

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Weekend East City Event Round Up: September Harvest Edition

Photo by Joe Yablonsky. Courtesy of CHAW.

Photo by Joe Yablonsky. Courtesy of CHAW.

Thursday, September 10

Hamiltonian Gallery – 7 p.m.

Artists Adam Ryder and Dan Perkins host an artist talk about their recent work. For details, click here.

Hamiltonian is located at 1353 U St. NW.

 

Friday, September 11

Touchstone – 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Touchstone presents the opening of three new exhibitions for September. Join them for Layers in Gallery A, Metropolis in Gallery B, and Quarter Sections in Gallery C. For more information, click here.

Touchstone Gallery is located in 901 New York Ave. NW.

 

Washington Sculptors Group – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Ephemeral explores the nature of non-permanence through the artists’ site-specific works and the media used. For details, click here.

Greater Reston Arts Center is located at 12001 Market St. #103, Reston, VA.

 

CHAW – 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Join CHAW for Friday ARTnights. This Friday, guests can participate in a “Paint & Sip” session or learn about the art & history of burlesque. For more information, click here.

CHAW is located at 545 7th St. SE.

 

Montpelier Arts Center – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Montpelier Arts Center hosts the opening of three new exhibitions; Chaotic Attractors: Fractal Art of Abdi Darai, Unique Visions by Richard Paul Weiblinger, and Come Together by Linda Bernard & Roslyn Logsdon. For detail, click here.

Montpelier Arts Center is located at 9652 Muirkirk Rd., Laurel, MD.

 

Saturday, September 12

Anacostia Community Museum – 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Anacostia Community Museum’s 2015 community family festival focuses on the theme Celebrating Cultural Diversity. Guests can enjoy live music, food vendors, and art activities for all ages. For more information, click here.

Anacostia Community Museum is located at 1901 Fort Place SE.

 

Otis Street Arts Project – 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Andrew Christenberry celebrates the closing of his show Convergence with an artist talk. Guests will have the opportunity to participate in demonstrations, discussion, and a celebration with the artist. For details, click here.

Otis Street Arts Project is located at 3706 Otis St., Mount Rainier, MD.

 

CHAW – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Photonegative features the work of photographer and CHAW teaching artist Joe Yablonsky. In his solo show, visitors are encouraged to explore the meaning behind the photographs of public sculptures. For more information, click here.

CHAW is located at 545 7th St. SE.

 

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

In The Art of the Tale, Ellen Cornett shows audiences her unique drawings and use of blank space to evoke surreal moments. Audiences are drawn to the emotions brought to the forefront of each work. For details, click here.

Brentwood Arts Exchange is located at 3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood, MD.

 

39th Street Gallery – 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Contradictions and That Line about Self-Destruction features the work of photographer Timothy Gerken. Gerken strives to create a narrative from the series of photographs while encouraging the viewer to see that story with their own lens. For details, click here.

39th Street Gallery Loading Dock is located at 3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood, MD.

 

Art Whino – 8 p.m. to midnight

The 2015 G40 Art Summit brings together more than 150 worldwide street artists to celebrate their style. For details, click here.

Whino on H is located at 700 H St. NE.

 

Sunday, September 13

Fairwood Arts Festival – 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Prince George’s County Department of Parks and Recreation hosts the Fairwood Arts Festival. There will be live performances, art and food vendors, and activities for the entire family. For details, click here.

Fairwood Community Park is located at 12390 Fairwood Parkway, Bowie, 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.

 

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Weekend East City Event Round Up: Virtual Exhibiting Edition

Tanglewood Works celebrates their labors this weekend with a grand opening of their new maker space in Mount Rainier, MD.  Image courtesy Tanglewood Works.

Tanglewood Works celebrates their labors this weekend with a grand opening of their new maker space in Mount Rainier, MD. Image courtesy Tanglewood Works.

Through September 9—Virtual Online Exhibition

Academy 2015

CONNERSMITH hosts the fifteenth iteration of the annual exhibition showcasing up-and-coming artistic talent from the region’s graduating BFA and MFA classes. For more information about the virtual exhibition, click here.

 

Friday, September 4

The Fridge – 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

For the Love of Brick features twenty-five local and national artists whose works incorporate and are inspired by LEGO® bricks. Artists featured in the exhibition work in a variety of mediums including sculpture, paint, and graffiti. For more information, click here.

 

The Fridge is located at 516 1/2 8th St. SE in the rear alley.

 

Saturday, September 5 through Monday, September 7

Tanglewood Works – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Celebrate Tanglewood Works first Anniversary and the opening of their new Maker Space in Mount Rainier, MD. The open house and “Birth-A-Versary” event take place throughout the holiday weekend with free upcycling demos, refreshments and more. For details and to RSVP, click here.

 

Tangled Works is located at 4641 Tanglewood Drive, Hyattsville, MD.

The Maker Space is located at 3613 Oak Lame, Mt. Rainer, MD. 

 

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Weekend East City Event Round Up: Summer Swimming Edition

"The DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities will exhibit works by recipients of the Fiscal Year 2016 Artist Fellowship Grant.  200 I Street gallery photo by Phil Hutinet for East City Art."

“The DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities will exhibit works by recipients of the Fiscal Year 2016 Artist Fellowship Grant. 200 I Street gallery photo by Phil Hutinet for East City Art.”

Thursday, August 13

 

Anacostia Community Museum – 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

ACM’s award winning photographer, Susana Raab, discusses her research documenting east of the river communities and how those communities have changed over time. For more details, click here.

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum is located at 1901 Fort Place SE.

 

Friday, August 14

 

I Street Gallery – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities’ Fiscal Year 2016 Artist Fellowship Program exhibition will presents a broad scope of dynamic works from the grantees. Many of the works are available to purchase. For more information, click here.

I Street Galleries is located at 200 I St. SE.

 

Saturday, August 15

 

Harmony Hall – 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The Figure as Metaphor is an exhibition featuring sculptors Adam Bradley and Sarah Wegner. The work presented highlights both individual and collaborative pieces from the artists. For details, click here.

Arts/Harmony Hall Regional Center is located at 10701 Livingston Rd., Fort Washington, MD.

 

Capitol Skyline Hotel Pool – 5 p.m.

Join WPA for SynchroSwim 2015, a synchronized swimming performance art competition. Participants are not the typical synchronized swimmers, however, they bring creativity and enthusiasm! For more information, click here.

Capitol Skyline Hotel Pool, 10 I (eye) Street SW.

 

 

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.  Editor’s Note: This is the last Round Up until September 3. 

 

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