Weekend East City Event Round Up: February 23 – February 28

Thursday, February 23   Brentwood Arts Exchange – 6:30 p.m. The third film in the Afrofuturism film series is An Oversimplification of Her Beauty. For more information, click here. Brentwood Arts Exchange is located at 3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood, MD.   Friday, February 24   CUA’s Salve Regina Art Gallery – 5 p.m. to…

Weekend East City Event Round Up: February 16 – February 18

Thursday, February 16   Brentwood Arts Exchange – 6:30 p.m. The Last Angel of History is the second film in the Afrofuturism film series at the BAE. For more information, click here. Brentwood Arts Exchange is located at 3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood, MD.   Friday, February 17   The National Museum of Women in…

Free Community Day at National Museum of Women in the Arts Friday

The National Museum of Women in the Arts will be holding a Free Community Day on February 17, 2017 with extended hours in celebration of the opening day of our new spring exhibitions. ABOUT THE EXHIBITIONS: Border Crossing: Jami Porter Lara explores recent work by Albuquerque-based artist Jami Porter Lara, who hand-builds and pit-fires clay sculptures resembling an…

Weekend East City Event Round Up: February 9 – February 12

Thursday, February 9 Target Gallery – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Ipseity, curated by Jessica Kallista, features the works of seventeen artists examining their identity. For more information, click here. Target Gallery is located at 105 N. Union St., Alexandria, VA.   King Street Gallery – 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Note, a panel discussion…

Rogers Naylor Opens Exhibit at Susan Calloway Fine Arts

Find an array of “cafe society” paintings at Rodger’s Naylor’s opening reception at Susan Colloway Fine Arts, this Friday from 6-8pm. Adhering to a realistic yet painterly style, Rodgers Naylor paints in an “alla prima” manner, which allows great flexibility in mixing colors and attaining soft edges, fostering a fresh, spontaneous approach to painting. For…

Kennedy Center presents The NSO with Joshua Bell curated by Gourmet Symphony

As part of a weeklong residency at the Kennedy Center, the internationally renowned violinist Joshua Bell and the National Symphony Orchestra join forces with the D.C.-based Gourmet Symphony to present a unique collaboration showcasing the musical and culinary arts in one evening’s program. The multi-course, culinary-inspired concert will feature Grammy Award®-winning violinist Joshua Bell as soloist, celebrity chef Mike Isabella as the…

McLean Project for the Arts, Washington Sculptors Group Announce Juried Exhibition Opening February 2

MPA and WSG will collaborate on “Sculpture Now 2017,” non-thematic exhibition of new sculpture works McLean Project for the Arts (MPA) and the Washington Sculptors Group (WSG) open a new exhibition, Sculpture Now 2017, on February 2 at MPA@ChainBridge (1446 Chain Bridge Road, McLean). This juried exhibition includes sculpture in many different forms and permutations, and offers a sampling of works…

Torpedo Factory Art Center Announces the 2017 Post-Graduate Residents

For the third consecutive year, the Torpedo Factory Art Center announced the names of the incoming Post-Graduate Residents. Fumi Amano, Nakeya Brown, Jay Hendrick, and Samantha Sethi were juried into the program by Kayn Miller, director of exhibitions at the Arlington Art Center. Starting in January 2017, these four emerging artists will each occupy Studio…

Susan Calloway Fine Arts Looks Back with January 13 Reception

To celebrate nine excellent exhibitions spanning abstract to landscape from 2016, Susan Calloway Fine Arts will host an exhibition highlighting the dynamic artworks on view throughout the last year. Come see select works by Mark Willems, Dana Westring, Mark Giaimo, Carol Reed, Dean Fisher, Katie Pumphrey, Natasha Karpinskaia, Matthew Langley, Steven S. Walker, Antonia Walker, and Maud Taber-Thomas.   The Year in Review opening reception will be held this Friday,…