Weekend List

Weekend East City Event Round Up: Dog Days of Summer Edition

"Street Market" at the Fridge will feature a wide array of work by local DC street artists. Image courtesy of the Fridge.

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Friday August 10



12th Street Gallery at the Artland Temporium Brookland (Starting at 6pm)

The 12th Street Gallery, part of the the Brookland Artland Temporium, presents Church Porch curated by Lisa Farrell.  The Brookland Artist multimedia group show centers around the theme of the church porch, the part of the church between the street and the sanctuary where commercial and secular activity takes place.  For more information, click here.


The 12th Street Gallery is located at 3500 12th Street NE

The Fridge (7pm to 11pm)

The Fridge presents Street Market, a group exhibition showcasing the work of local DC street artists which include Tim Conlon and Alicia Cosnahan.  The exhibition is part of the Fridge’s Fresh Produce August programming which includes theater and film screenings.  For more information, click here.


The Fridge is located in the Rear Alley behind 516 8th Street SE.



Saturday August 11


Art Enables (1pm to 4pm)

Art Enables hosts its annual summer show and sale with all artwork that is over one year old discounted at 50% .  This is a great occasion to meet the artists, enjoy some food and drink, and purchase something meaningful. Visit Art Enables website at www.art-enables.org


2204 Rhode Island Avenue NE



Porch Projects (4pm to 7pm)

The curators of the Capitol Hill “Domestic Exhibition Project” present Nineteen Ways to Look at Painting.  The group show focuses on DC’s “carefully nurtured painting practices” and has been installed over the course of several weeks.  For more information click here.


Please email [email protected] for the physical address




Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) (5pm to 7pm)

CHAW presents work photographer Kristoffer Tripplaar.  Better known as a photojournalist who captures images of presidential power, his exhibition at CHAW focuses on cast-off and left-over ideas that emanate from the seats of power.  For more information, click here.



CHAW is located at 545 Seventh Street SE





Note that East City Art’s annual summer sabbatical will take place August 20 through September 3 (Labor Day) and we will not be publishing during that two week period.  


Phil Hutinet
Authored by: Phil Hutinet

Phil Hutinet, a third generation Capitol Hill resident, is the publisher of East City Art, DC's Visual Arts publication, which he began in 2010. In 2012-2013, his consultancy work east of the river yielded the Anacostia Playhouse, Craig Kraft Studios, the Anacostia Arts Center and the 2012-2013 LUMEN8ANACOSTIA festivals. In 2015, he coordinated the Gateway Open Studio Tour. He currently produces EMULSION, East City Art's biennial regional juried show and oversees the ECA Foundation's Critical Arts Writing and Research Program. Hutinet has been interviewed by or has made appearances on the BBC, Capital Community News, Washingtonian, Washington City Paper, The Washington Post, WOL Radio, WJLA ABC News Channel 7/Channel 8, WTOP and other local and national media.