District Music Project Presents: Eighties Dream Night

Love music?  Love parties? Party with a cause and come support one of the District’s newest non-profits, the DMP, and their mission to provide affordable music education to adults! Come as you are or dressed to the nines, but be ready for a night of all things ’80s! Themed drinks and snacks, karaoke, live music, ’80s…

Karen Silve Exhibit Opens at Susan Calloway Fine Art

Transitions is Karen Silve’s fifth solo exhibition at Calloway Fine Art, following her enormously successful Beijing Trees series from 2017. It incorporates two bodies of work created between 2018 and 2019 and shows the shift in her compositions. On view: May 4th – June 15th Reception:  May 4th 5:00 – 7:00 PM Spring Art Walk: May 18th…

Alexandria’s Poet Laureate Leads A Friendly Game of Slam April 26

The City of Alexandria appointed KaNikki Jakarta as the new Poet Laureate. The first African-American to hold the title, she replaced Wendi Kaplan, whose term ended in March 2019. Jakarta is an award-winning performance poet who has toured the U.S. and United Kingdom. She has been writing for more than 26 years and active in the…

ARTECHOUSE celebrates spring and women in the arts and tech with the annual cherry blossom inspired seasonal exhibition in the nation’s capital. In Peak Bloom features interactive and immersive digital art installations inspired by the fragile beauty and ephemeral nature of the cherry blossom, reminding us of how precious and fleeting life is. Open to…

The Open Gallery Closes Soapbox Series with#ViewsfromDAPL

The Open Gallery presents #ViewsFromDAPL, featuring the work of Meghan Kirkwood from March 11th–April 26th, 2019. This exhibition explores the evolution of a production landscape: the Bakken region of western North Dakota. In response to new developments in hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling technologies, this remote area made up of large ranches and national parks experienced one…

Porchfest DC Comes to Hillcrest May 19

The Southeast Porchfest will be held in Hillcrest, Sunday, May 19, 2019, 12pm-6pm, in collaboration with the 30th Anniversary Celebration of the Hillcrest community. Porchfest is a day of mini-concerts held on front porches and lawns. This year’s Southeast Porchfest will be the largest free outdoor music festival held East of the Anacostia River, in…

Art Comes from Us at Artechouse

ARTECHOUSE, leading American innovative digital art space, opens the 2019 exhibition season with  Everything in Existence by fuse*, an immersive exploration between art, science, and technological research in an attempt to find new ways to disclose human nature and the relationship between Everything in Existence. Everything in Existence is the first North American solo exhibition…

Nontraditional “Heartbreaker” Bash at Pyramid

Pyramid Atlantic takes an over-the-top spin on Valentine’s Day for its HyBall (Hyattsville Ball). Whether you find this holiday sweet or saccharine, HEARTBREAKER’s got you covered. In addition to being a hilarious art party, this annual bash helps raise money to support Pyramid’s facility and programs. HEARTBREAKER takes place on Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 8-11 pm….

“Invention/Intention” Exhibition at McLean Project for the Arts

MPA Announces January 12 Opening Exhibition Reception for “Invention/Intention: Works by Delna Dastur and Maryanne Pollock”  MPA kicks off the New Year with a joint exhibition by renowned abstractionists  McLean Project for the Arts (MPA) will open Invention/Intention: Works by Delna Dastur and Maryanne Pollock with an Opening Exhibition Reception on Saturday, January 12, 2019 from 5-7pm at…