Weekend List

Weekend East City Event Round Up: “Miami? Whatever!” Edition

Scip Barnhart “Jasper Johns Test Stone for the Phillips Collection” detail. Photo by Eric Hope for East City Art.



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Friday December 7


Brentwood Arts Exchange (6pm to 9pm)

In partnership with the Washington Printmakers Gallery, the Brentwood Arts Exchange presents the “Maryland Edition” of Mentor & Mentee with instructors and protégés showing work side by side.  You have to love an exhibition with a piece called ““Out of the Jungle It Came: A Look into the Irrational Fears & Paranoid Delusions of a Sleep Deprived Stoner.” For more information, click here.


Read Eric Hope’s preview of the show by clicking here.


The Brentwood Arts Exchange is located at 3901 Rhode Island Ave in Brentwood, MD




Saturday December 8


CHAW Holiday “Fête” (Noon to 8:30pm)

You can literary stay at CHAW all day Saturday and enjoy both an exhibition of teacher’s work, a Student show and make a holiday gift purchases at the annual Capitol Hill Art League’s “Wrap It Up” sale.  In addition, resident theater company Dog & Pony will be performing The Killing Game for $17 a ticket.  For more information, click here


CHAW is located at 545 Seventh St SE




Gateway Arts District Open Studios (1pm to 5pm)

There are several open studios on Saturday including the ez Storage Studios, the 39th Street Studios and the Brentwood Arts Exchange. Flux Studios in Mount Rainier will also host an open house on Saturday. For more information, click here

Most of the studios are located at 3901 Rhode Island Ave in Brentwood, MD




Art Enables Holiday Art and Ornament Workshop (1pm to 4pm)

Art Enables annual Holiday art sale begins this Saturday; come early as the best pieces run out in the first hour.  Beth Baldwin will be leading an ornament making workshop during the sale.  For more information, click here.


Art Enables is located at 2204 Rhode Island Avenue, NE.




H Street CDC (4pm to 8pm)

Local artist Reiko Renee Tate will be showing a series of her most recent work.  The Nashville native paints, makes jewelry and creates works on paper including one of a kind greeting cards.  For more information, click here.


The H Street CDC is located at 501 H Street NE



Phil Hutinet is the Editor-in-Chief of East City Art.  You can get more information about East City Art on Facebook  by follow them on Twitter or click here to sign up for their newsletter.

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.