Weekend List

Weekend East City Event Round Up: Super February Edition


Detail of work by Ecuadorian outsider artist Luis Millingalli.  Photo courtesy Art Enables.

Detail of work by Ecuadorian outsider artist Luis Millingalli. Photo courtesy Art Enables.

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Friday February 7

Ward 8 Arts and Culture Council.

The Ward 8 Arts and Culture council will host a meet and greet to discuss the upcoming calendar year.  For more information, click here.

The G8way Pavilion is located at 2700 Martin Luther King Junior Avenue SE


Saturday February 8

Gallery Openings

Art Enables– 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Art Enables celebrates its twelfth anniversary with a presentation of work by its resident artists, a card making workshop for Valentine’s Day and an exhibition at their lower-level Off Rhode Gallery by outsider Ecuadorian artist Luis Millingalli. More information here.

Art Enables is located at 2204 Rhode Island Avenue NE

Catalyst Projects – 6 p.m to 9 p.m.

It’s sexy time at Catalyst Projects! Internationally renowned artist Bryan Lewis Saunders collaborates with Nicole Bailey to produce Sensations, an exploration of intimate interactions between people expressed through drawing. Information about the exhibition here.

Catalyst Projects is located in Studio 13, Monroe Market Artwalk (800 block of Monroe Street NE)

Washington Project for the Arts – 7 p.m to 9 p.m.

The February WPA Hothouse Video Series features the works of rising star Jacolby Satterwhite whose prints and works at the Capitol Skyline Hotel will culminate in a video titled “Reifying Desire 6” which will be presented at the 2014 Whitney Biennale.  Details found here.

The Hothouse Video project is located at 10 I (Eye) Street SW in the Capitol Skyline Hotel


Valentine’s Day Workshops

National Postal Museum– 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Card Making Workshop – Free. More info here.

Art Enables – 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Card Making Workshop – Free.  More info here.

Brentwood Arts Exchange– 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

“Shrinky Dink” Workshop Free.  More info here.

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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.