Weekend East City Event Round Up: Valentine’s Blizzard Edition

"MARIA FRIBERG, duration 1, courtesy CONNERSMITH."
“MARIA FRIBERG, duration 1, courtesy CONNERSMITH.”

Saturday February 8

39th Street Gallery– 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Sculptor Kyle Bauer discusses how he allows objects to dictate their own form when creating work.  Details found here.

9th Street Gallery is located at 3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood, MD (second floor)

Brentwood Arts Exchange – 4 p.m

The BAE has invited six members of the Glen Echo Glass School to discuss their work and their creative process at their art center which focuses on kiln-formed glass.  For more info, click here

9th Street Gallery is located at 3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood, MD (second floor,

Anacostia Arts Center– 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The Anacostia Arts Center will present a group exhibition by local quilters.  Workshops and other events are forthcoming.  Details here.

Anacostia Arts Center is located at 1231 Good Hope Road, SE

CONNERSMITH– 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Maria Friberg returns to CONNERSMITH, presenting a solo show titled between solitude and belonging.  The internationally acclaimed Swedish artist explores the disconnect between the coming generation who grew up communicating in the age of social media and an older generation whose interactions came from direct personal interaction.  Full description of exhibition here.

CONNERSMITH is located at 1358 Florida Ave. NE

 

***Note the SCRAP DC Invasive Plants Workshop scheduled for Saturday and Sunday has been postponed to the end of April due to the snowstorm.

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