Weekend List

Weekend East City Event Round Up: October 20 – October 23

The Vulnerable Grover Conversation, detail, by Spencer Dormitzer. Courtesy of the artist.

The Vulnerable Grover Conversation, detail, by Spencer Dormitzer. Courtesy of the artist.



American Fine Craft Show

First Look Shopping Preview: Friday, October 21 – 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday, October 22 – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Sunday, October 23 – 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The second year of the American Fine Craft Show features over 125 craft artisans. For more info and to purchase tickets, click here.

DC Armory is located at 2001 E. Capitol St. SE.


Thursday, October 20

Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences – 6 p.m.

The monthly DC Art Science Evening Rendezvous series will focus on the intersection of science and material culture. For more details, click here.

National Academy of Sciences Auditorium is located at 2101 Constitution Ave. NW.

 SHELDON FOR DC – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Cultural DC hosts a town hall meeting with Sheldon, candidate for DC’s first Minister of Culture. For more details, click here.

The town hall is at ARRIS located at 1331 4th St. SE.


Friday, October 21

Flashpoint Gallery – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Roxana Geffen’s exhibition Motherload features multi-layered installations that merge imagery from the artist’s space. For more information, click here.

Flashpoint Gallery is located at 916 G St. NW.

DC Arts Center – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

DC Power (I Know It When…) is the second DCAC exhibition of artist collective Sparkplug. For more information, click here.

DCAC is located at 2438 18th St. NW.

Gallery OonH – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Spencer Dormitzer presents a series of new work in his solo exhibition Origin Stories. For more details, click here.

Gallery OonH is located at 1354 H St. NE.


Saturday, October 22

Hamiltonian Gallery – 1 p.m.

The fourth installment of the series Understanding the Artist: Studio Visit features a talk by artist Steven Cushner. To visit the artist’s studio, click here.

Foggy Bottom – 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The closing day of Turf and Terrain features a performance by Eames Armstrong’s titled Fog. For more details, click here.

Meet at 842 New Hampshire Ave. NW.

Addison/Ripley Fine Art – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Artist Mira Hecht opens her second exhibition at Addison/Ripley Fine Art, in snow, blossom. For more information, click here.

Addison/Ripley Fine Art is located at 1670 Wisconsin Ave. NW.

Otis Street Arts Project – 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Home is where on starts from features the works of Maggie Gourlay, Khánh H. Lê, Michele Montalbano, and Lisa Noble. For more details, click here.

Otis Street Arts Project is located at 3706 Otis St., Mount Rainier, MD.

34zero9 – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Join 34zero9 and the Micro Gallery for the opening of After Hours: Social Rituals by Christina Girardi. For more information, click here.

34zero9 Art Studios is located at 3409 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA.


Sunday, October 23

Eastern Market Pottery – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This year’s student sale features fifteen local artists and offers well-priced handcrafted ceramic pieces. For more information, click here.

Eastern Market Pottery is located at 7th and C St. SE.

Glen Echo Park – 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Glen Echo Park’s Park View Gallery presents Ruth Marie Carl’s Tiny Dancer. For more details, click here. The Popcorn Gallery presents f11 A Women’s Photography Collective in Foto Friday. For more details, click here.

Park View Gallery and the Popcorn Gallery are located at 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, MD.



Jessica Oros
Authored by: Jessica Oros

Jess Oros is East City Art's Classes, Calls & Events Editor. She received her undergraduate degrees in English and Studio Art from McDaniel College in Westminster, MD. She has exhibited work at the Esther Prangley Rice Gallery at McDaniel College and at Area 405 in Baltimore, MD. She now writes the East City Art Weekend Round-Up, an (almost) weekly column about weekend vernissages, workshops and arts-related events..