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Weekend East City Event Round Up: Holiday Open Studios Edition

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Joe Hick ceramics is among 13 participants of the December 2015 Mount Rainier Open Studio Tour. Photo by Phil Hutinet for East City Art.

Thursday, December 10

 

39th Street Gallery – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The Gateway CDC hosts a holiday Party, membership Meeting, and pop-up exhibition to kick off the holiday season. For more information, click here.

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

 

Friday, December 11

 

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

Holiday Starkillers is a holiday group exhibition curated by Andrew Wodzianski featuring the works of Andrew Wodzianski, Scott G. Brooks, Greg Ferrand, Chris Bishop, Jared Davis, and Steve Strawn. For details, click here.

Anacostia Arts Center is located at 1231 Good Hope Rd. SE.

 

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

CHACC presents Shawn “Painta” Lindsay’s Vibrating Spaces. For more details, click here.

CHACC is located at 3200 MLK Jr. Ave. SE.

 

Open Studio DC – 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Open Studio DC presents an exhibition of art posters made for concerts and other DC, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York shows. For details, click here.

Open Studio DC is located at 1135 Okie St. NE.

 

Saturday, December 12

 

Anacostia Community Museum – 10 a.m.

Visit local artists in their studios during this Saturday’s open studio tour; shuttle available at the ACM. For more information, click here.

Anacostia Community Museum is located at 1901 Fort Place SE.

 

CHAW – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Celebrate the season with CHAW’s Annual Winter Arts Festival and Holiday Sale. For more information, click here.

CHAW is located at 545 7th St. SE.

 

Brentwood Arts Exchange – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Brentwood Arts Exchange hosts their annual craft fair featuring local art. For more details, click here.

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

 

Mount Rainier – 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Join the thirteen artist studios in Mount Rainier at the December 2015 Open Studio Tour. For more information, click here.

 

Art Enables – 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Art Enables opens their Annual Holiday Show and Second Saturday Free Art Workshop, where visitors can purchase or make one-of-a-kind ornaments and art. For details, click here.

Art Enables is located at 2204 Rhode Island Ave. NE.

 

Corner Store – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Jan Kern exhibits her collaged paintings, which feature dramatic color-focused abstractions. For more information, click here.

The Corner Store is located at 900 South Carolina Ave. SE.

 

Sunday, December 13

 

DC Arts Studios – 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

DCAS invites guests to join them for their annual Holiday Open House this December. For more details, click here.

DCAS is located at 6925 Willow 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.

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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: Anacostia in Bloom Edition

Anacostia wildflowers in bloom. The Anacostia Community Museum will offer docent-led tours this Sunday of their current exhibition "How the Civil War Changed Washington."  Photo credit: Phil Hutinet for East City Art.

Anacostia wildflowers in bloom. The Anacostia Community Museum will offer docent-led tours this Sunday of their current exhibition “How the Civil War Changed Washington.” Photo credit: Phil Hutinet for East City Art.

Friday, June 26 

A Creative DC – 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

A Creative DC partners with Maketto on H Street NE to present In Real Life. The goal of the invitational series, a type of networking event, is to connect and empower DC’s creative communities. For more information, click here.

The event is located at 1351 H St. NE.

Saturday, June 27

DC Arts Studios – 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Washington Project for the Arts and DC Arts Studios present Professional Practices: Art Handling 101. Participants will learn how to professionally handle artworks in a gallery environment. For more information and to RSVP, click here.

DC Arts Studios, Studio 209 is located at 6925 Willow St. NW.

Studio SoHy – 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Studio SoHy’s exhibition explores the artistry and self-expression of skating. Skate Show demonstrates how the skate deck can become the skater’s canvas. All of the deck art will be on sale. For details on how to register, click here.

Studio SoHy is located at 4327 Gallatin St., Hyattsville, MD.

Otis Street Arts Project – 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Join artists Cory Oberndorfer and Jeff Huntington as they share their thoughts on their work. Visitors will be able to ask both artists questions about their work and processes. For more information, click here.

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

Hamiltonian – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Hamiltonian presents two exhibitions, I’m looking for you… by Lisa Dillin and More Human than I am, alone by Allison Spence. Dillin explores the connection and disconnect between architecture and nature. Spence draws inspiration from Cronenberg’s film The Fly. For details, click here.

Hamiltonian is located at 1353 U St. NW.

Sunday, June 28

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Bring the family to personal docent-led tours of the exhibition How the Civil War Changed Washington. Visitors will also have the opportunity to participate in a self-guided treasure hunt activity. For more information and to register, click here.

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

Saturday and Sunday, June 27 and June 28

52 O Street Artist Studios – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The artists of 52 O Street Studios open their doors to the public for their annual open studio tours. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet the artists, explore their creative spaces, and purchase recently created works. For more information, click here.

52 O Street Artist Studios are located at 52 O 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.

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Weekend East City Event Round Up: Fascist Hipsters Edition

Work by LMNOPi on view at Hipster Fascism. Image courtesy of The Fridge.

Work by LMNOPi on view at Hipster Fascism. Image courtesy of The Fridge.

Thursday, June 18

Brookland Arts Walk Third Thursday

Cheryl D. Edwards’ Studio – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Post Avant-Garde/Conceptualism features the works of Olubanke King-Akerele, Charles M. Bergen, Cheryl D. Edwards, Donna-Marie R. Jones, and Sue Wribican. For more information, click here.  Cheryl Edwards’ Studio is located at 716 Monroe St. NE Studio #9.

Wild Hand Workspace – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Dana Jeri Maier’s works straddle the boundary between cartoon and fine art. There will be encore openings throughout the weekend. For details, click here.  Wild Hand Workspace is located at 716 Monroe St. NE Studio #8

Saturday, June 20 

Project Create Studio – 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Join Project Create to celebrate Juneteeth with art activities, games, and snacks. There will also be a screening of the film Life of a King. For more information, click here.  Project Create Studio is located at 2028 Marin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE.

The Fridge – 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Join The Fridge for the opening of Hipster Fascism, an art and performance exhibition curated by artist and activist Graham Boyle. The exhibition features work by ADAPT, Eames Armstrong, Gregg Deal, Ryan Florig, GAIA, LMNOPi, Falon Shackleford, Ashley Shey, Ra Nubi, and Shirin Towfiq. For more information, click here.  The Fridge is located at 516 ½ 8th St. SE.

Gallery NK– 6-8 p.m.

The gallery will host an exhibition of international artists titled Moonlight-1 featuring Isao Tomoda (Japan), Nihal Kececi (USA-Turkey), Steffen Faisst (Denmark), Tomas Dodd (USA), Nadia Arditti (USA) and Deniz Sagdic (Turkey).  Click here for details.  NK Gallery is located at 321 K Street NE (Rear Alley)

Tilling Phase – 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

According to Eric Hope, Tilling Phase breathes new life into Gateway Arts District’s future home of Art Works Now. Teaching artist Amy Hughes Braden facilitated the group exhibition. For more information, click here.  Art Works Now’s future location is located at 4800 Rhode Island Ave., Hyattsville, MD.

 

Sunday, June 21

 

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

Marva McIntosh invites visitors to her talk Jamaican Postcards: The Marva McIntosh Collection.  Samples of her collection of vintage and modern Jamaican postcards will be presented during the talk. For 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: Hyattsville Arts Festival Edition

"At the 2013 Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival.  Photo by Phil Hutinet for East City Art."

“At the 2013 Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival. Photo by Phil Hutinet for East City Art.”

Thursday, September 11

Gallery NK – 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

New H Street Gallery opens! For more information about the opening, click hereGallery NK is located at 321 K Street NE in the alley between “H” and “K” Streets NE. 

cove – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Artist Sarˈdär Aziz will be at cove for an artist talk and reception. For details, click hereThis event is located at 910 Pennsylvania Ave. SE.

Art17 – 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Art17 hosts Art Enables for a third time this Thursday. For details about the artists featured, click hereArt17 is located at 1606 17th St. NW.

5×5 PROJECT – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Celebrate Enkutatash ንቁጣጣሽእ during Ethiopian New Year at the Gateway Pavilion.  Part of the DCCAH’s 5×5 Project.  For details, click here. The Gateway Pavilion at Saint Elizabeth’s is located at 1100 Alabama Ave. SE.

Friday, September 12

Honfleur and Vivid Solutions Galleries – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Selin Balci exhibits at Honfleur Gallery and Jared Soares exhibits at Vivid Solutions Gallery. For more information about both exhibits, click here. Honfleur Gallery is located at 1241 Good Hope Road SE. Vivid Solutions Gallery is located at 1231 Good Hope Road SE.

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

Shaunté Gates and Njena Surae Jarvis exhibit together at Joan Hisaoka Gallery. For details about the artists, click hereThe Joan Hisaoka Gallery is located at 1632 U Street NW.

Saturday, September 13

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

There will be over 70 exhibiting artists during the 7th Annual Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival. Guests can visit the corridor’s retailers, suppliers and non-profits throughout the event. See what other artists told Christina Sturdivant about the festival here. For more information about the festival, click hereThe festival is located at Baltimore Ave. (Route 1) and Jefferson St.

artdc – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Curators and artists work together in Tag You’re It: Curate the Curator at artdc across from the Hyattsville Art Festival. For details about the exhibit, click hereartdc Gallery is located at 5710 Baltimore Ave., Hyattsville, MD. 

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

The hallowed neighborhood institution celebrates its 47th Anniversary with a community festival. For details on participating groups, click here. Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum is located at 1901 Fort Place, SE.

Art Enables’ Off-Rhode Gallery – 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Steve Loya exhibits his “splotch monsters” and Cheryl Edwards leads a Second Saturday Workshop. For details, click hereArt Enables at Off-Rhode Gallery is located at 2204 Rhode Island Ave. NE.

Banished? ARTillery – 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Sign up for the Woodworking 102 class with Lex Davis. For more information, click hereBanished? ARTillery is located at 716 Monroe Street NE, Studio 27.

G Fine Art – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Vesna Pavlović exhibits images of the Museum of Yugoslav History. For more information about the exhibit, click hereG Fine Art Gallery is located at 4718 14th Street NW.

Project 4 – 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Artist Matthew Mann presents Associative Fugue. For details about the exhibit, click hereProject 4 Gallery is located at 1353 U Street NW, Suite 302.

Hamiltonian – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The opening is the debut of the six new Hamiltonian Fellows for 2014. For more information about the fellows, click hereHamiltonian Gallery is located at 1353 U Street NW.

Art Whino – 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.

The G40 Art Summit hosted by Art Whino returns to DC with street and mulitdimensional art. For details, click hereThe G40 Summit will be held at 700 Delaware Ave SW.

 

Jess Oros is the Production Manager 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: Happy 2013 Edition

 

Laura Elkins “Self as Michelle Drinking Tea.”Photo Courtesy of the Fridge

Laura Elkins “Self as Michelle Drinking Tea.”
Photo Courtesy of the Fridge

Friday January 11

 

Honfleur Gallery (6pm to 9pm)

Artists Michael Dax Iacovone and Kathryn Zazenski collaborated on a series of “Memory Maps” based on recent travels undertaken by each artist.  In the Points That Bring Us from Here to There, audiences will experience Iacovones’ chronicle describing his crossing of all 123 Mississippi River bridges and Zazenski’s visual documentation of her time in Haukijärvi, Finland, Washington, DC, and Beijing.  For more information click here.

Honfleur Gallery is located at 1241 Good Hope RD SE

 

 

The Gallery at Vivid Solutions (6pm to 9pm)

Oswald Spengler once said “It goes without saying that what distinguishes a town from a village is not size, but the presence of a soul.” As such, the Instant DC photography collaborative, through an open call, found several photographers whose images of Washington, DC have captured the spirit of this quote.  For more information, click here.

 

NOTE: The Gallery at Vivid Solutions is temporarily relocated to the second floor of 1241 Good Hope RD SE while the permanent space is being renovated.

 

Saturday January 12

 

Art Enables’ Off Rhode Gallery (1pm to 4pm)

Art Enables’ second gallery space known as the Off Rhode Gallery will host an opening for the group show Inaugural Visions.  The exhibition features Presidential Inauguration themed works by resident artists as well as Washington, DC mainstays like Dana Ellyn and Matt Sesow.  For more information, click here.

Art Enables is located at 2204 Rhode Island Ave NE

Tubman-Mahan Gallery (2pm to 4pm)

To open up the 2013 exhibition season, the Tubman-Mahan gallery at the Center for Green Urbanism will show a series of new work by Maryland artists Sandra D. Davis.  Davis’ Journey with Paper features brilliantly colored mixed media work.  For more information, click here.

 

Tubman-Mahan Gallery is located at 3938 Benning Road NE

The Fridge (6pm to 8pm)

In keeping with the Presidential Inauguration theme, Capitol Hill artist Laura Elkins, known for her portraiture of first ladies, pays homage to Michelle Obama.  Elkin’s use strongly contrasting color and course brushstrokes results in a bold interpretation of her subjects. For more information click here.

The Fridge is located at 516 1/2 8th Street rear alley, SE

 

 

Monday January 14

 

Catalyst Projects (6:30pm to 8:30pm)

Extend your week into Monday Night.  Have you ever been interested in taking your artwork to a Miami art fair?  Now is your chance to learn from experts and newcomers fresh from their December 2012 experience.  The panel discussion is organized by Capitol Hill based Catalyst Projects and will feature Lenny Campbello, Tim Tate, Sean Hennessey and Ada Rose Bitterbaum.  For more information, click here.

The HIVE 2.0 is located at 1241 Good Hope RD SE

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