Weekend East City Event Round Up: Super February Edition

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

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


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.


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