Weekend Round Up

Weekend East City Event Round Up April 29-May 1 Edition

Photo courtesy of Ben Carver.

Photo courtesy of Ben Carver.

 

Friday, April 29

DC Arts Center – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

In Sip and Paint Van Gogh’s The Starry Night, almost 30 artists interpret the Dutch Master’s iconic painting and express how it relates to their own practice. For more details, click here.

DC Arts Center is located at 2438 18th St. NW.

Saturday, April 30

Montpelier Mansion – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Montpelier Herbs, Teas and the Arts Festival celebrates its 20th year. For more information, click here.

Montpelier Mansion/Historic Site is located at 9650 Muirkirk Lane, Laurel, MD.

Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex Learning Lane Gallery – 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The Art of Freedom: War, Peace, and Everything Between features the works of ten veterans and active duty members of the United States Armed Forces. For more information, click here.

Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex Learning Lane Gallery is located at 8001 Sheriff Rd., Landover, MD.

White Room – 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Photographer Ben Carver weaves a visual narrative of the Crescent City ten years after Hurricane Katrina in his exhibition New Orleans. For more details, click here.

White Room is located at 1240 9th St. NW.

Sunday, May 1

Verizon Plaza – 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Join Lisa Marie Thalhammer and WithLoveDC for a free Pop Up Yoga Class with poses and intentions that are inspired by Untitled by Kendall Buster. For more information, click here.

Verizon Plaza is located at 1320 N. Courthouse Rd., Arlington, VA.

Adah Rose Gallery – 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Histories, Heroes and Small Moments features the works of American realist oil painter, Nathan Loda. Loda examines his American identity and family stories through his paintings. For more information, click here.

Adah Rose Gallery is located at 3766 Howard Ave., Kensington, MD.

Congress Heights Arts & Culture Center – 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Honoring Congress Heights – Past, Present, & Future exhibition features historic photographs from the community alongside paintings from students who currently attend schools in the community. For more details, click here.

Congress Heights Arts & Culture Center is located at 3200 Martin L. King Jr. Ave. SE.

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..