Weekend East City Event Round Up: Abyssinian Edition

Ethiopian artist Nahosenay Negussie of Addis Ababa. Image courtesy Congress Heights Arts and Culture Center.

Friday, March 4


Pyramid Atlantic Art Center – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Alexandra N. Sherman’s exhibition, Map for the Eyes, features watercolors that act as a visual record of her experience living in Buenos Aires. For more information, click here.

Pyramid Atlantic Art Center is located at 8230 Georgia Ave., Sliver Spring, MD.


Touchstone Gallery – 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Touchstone Gallery presents Figure 8 Plus 1, an exhibition focusing on human form through a variety of media. For more details, click here.

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


Hillyer Art Space – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

In Lina Alattar’s solo exhibition, Embracing Abstraction, the artist explores the development of identity through her paintings. For more information, click here.

Hillyer Art Space is located at 9 Hillyer Ct. NW.


CHACC – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Congress Heights Arts & Culture Center explores Abyssinian civilization in A Taste of Ethiopia. In March, enjoy Ethiopian art, music, food and culture. For more details, click here.

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


WPA – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Mirror Mirrored: Art Meets the Monsters, curated by Michelle Aldredge and Corwin Levi, re-imagines Grimms’ Fairy Tales through the eyes of sixteen contemporary artists. For more information, click here.

WPA is located at 2124 8th St. NW.


Saturday, March 5


The National Postal Museum – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Celebrate Women’s History Month at the National Postal Museum’s general audience festival. For more information, click here.

The National Postal Museum is located at 2 Massachusetts Ave. NE.


CHAL – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Capitol Hill Art League opens Appetite for Art at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop galleries. Selected artists will receive awards for outstanding work at the opening. For more details, click here.

CHAW is located at 545 7th St. SE.


Foundry Gallery – 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Artist Fran Abrams creates sculptural artwork that explores the different approaches to folding polymer clay. For more details, click here.

Foundry Gallery is located at 2118 8th 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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