Weekend Round Up

Weekend East City Event Round Up: August 5-August 7 Edition

My Hand Implicated in the Beheading of James Frey by Jim Dessicino. Courtesy of Touchstone Gallery.

My Hand Implicated in the Beheading of James Frey by Jim Dessicino. Courtesy of Touchstone Gallery.

Friday, August 5

Gray Gallery – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Julia Bloom, Miranda Herring, and Maggie Gourlay come together to exhibit work in Guide Lines. For more details, click here.

The Gray Gallery is located at 43 S. Cameron St., Winchester, VA.

Washington Studio School – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The Annual Juried Students Show features paintings, drawings, prints and collages by 36 students. For more information, click here.

Washington Studio School is located at 1229 S. St. NW.

Touchstone – 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Think of it as an artist’s political convention—Art as Politics, group exhibition at Touchstone, convenes over 50 artists, nationally and locally, to comment on this year’s election cycle. For more details, click here.

Touchstone Gallery is located at 901 New York Ave. NW.

Saturday, August 6

Foundry Gallery – 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Hot Hot is the second installment in a series of juried shows featuring local artists. For more information, click here.

Foundry Gallery is located at 2118 8th St. NW.

Sunday, August 7

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum – 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Families are invited to sign-up for docent led tours of the Twelve Years that Shook and Shaped Washington: 1963 – 1975 exhibition. For more details, click here.

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum is located at 1901 Fort Place 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..