Weekend Round Up

Weekend East City Event Round Up: February 9 – February 12

Joshua Dunn, Peabody Library, photography, archival pigment print. Courtesy of BlackRock Center for the Arts.

Joshua Dunn, Peabody Library, photography, archival pigment print. Courtesy of BlackRock Center for the Arts.

 

Thursday, February 9

Target Gallery – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Ipseity, curated by Jessica Kallista, features the works of seventeen artists examining their identity. For more information, click here.

Target Gallery is located at 105 N. Union St., Alexandria, VA.

 

King Street Gallery – 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

(Note, a panel discussion begins at 5 p.m.; the exhibition opens at 6 p.m.) Eleven artists exhibit work from before and after childbirth in B.C./A.C.: Art Before/After Child. For more details, click here.

King Street Gallery is located at 930 King St., Takoma Park, MD.

 

Stone Tower Gallery – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Tower in Three features an installation by Barbara Liotta curated by Laura Roulet. For more details, click here.

Stone Tower Gallery is located at 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, MD.

 

Friday, February 10

Susan Calloway Fine Arts – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Rodgers Naylor’s The Café Life depicts Parisian life in the late 18th and early 19th century. For more information, click here.

Susan Calloway Fine Arts is located at 1643 Wisconsin Ave. NW.

 

Flashpoint Gallery – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sparkplug Collective’s exhibition Selfie: Me, Myself, and Us examines society’s obsession with selfies. For more details, click here.

Flashpoint Gallery is located at 916 G. St. NW.

 

Honfleur Gallery & Vivid Solutions Gallery – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Honfleur Gallery presents Pathfinders by Michael Platt and Vivid Solutions Gallery presents Reclamation by Ric Cunningham. For more details, click here.

Honfleur Gallery is located at 1241 Good Hope Rd. SE.

Vivid Solutions Gallery is located at 1231 Good Hope Rd. SE.

 

PGAAMCC – 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Chocolate Cities group exhibition highlights the changing culture and landscape of Washington DC. For more details, click here.

PGAAMCC is located at 4519 Rhode Island Ave., North Brentwood, MD.

 

 

Saturday, February 11

MGM National Harbor – 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The Washington Sculptors Group hosts an artist talk with Margaret Boozer who will discuss her 30’ x 18’ 2” x 5” commission for the MGM National Harbor.  For More information, click here.

MGM National Harbor is located at 101 MGM National Avenue Oxon Hill, MD

 

Off-Rhode Gallery – 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Art Enables’ newest group exhibition, elemental, explores water, earth, wind, and fire. For more details, click here.

Off-Rhode Gallery is located at 2204 Rhode Island Ave. NE.

 

Art Enables – 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Local artist Gyasi O will lead Art Enables’ Second Saturday Workshop. For more information, click here.

Art Enables is located at 2204 Rhode Island Ave. NE.

 

BlackRock Center for the Arts – 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

BlackRock Center for the Arts presents Forward, Backward, Up, Down by Thomas Germer, Perishable by Joshua Dunn, and the group exhibition INK IT: Contemporary Print Practices.

For more information, click the links above.

BlackRock Center for the Arts is located at 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown, MD.

 

Glen Echo Park Popcorn Gallery – 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Intentions in Wood showcases the work of Phil Brown, David Fry, and Davrill Nash. For more information, click here.

Glen Echo Park is located at 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, MD.

 

Metro Micro Gallery – 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Emily Fussner invites guests to participate in a hands-on casting demonstration. For more information, click here.

Metro Micro Gallery is located at 3409 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA.

 

Studio Gallery – 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Studio Gallery presents Aerial Roots by Kiki McGrath, Fumetti Redux: Superheroes and Tragic Lovers by Elizabeth Casqueiro, and Featured Artist Jean Kim. For more details, click here.

Studio Gallery is located at 2108 R St. NW.

 

Convergence Arts Initiative – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Join Convergence Arts Initiative for the second year hosting the Alexandria City High School Art Exhibit. For more details, click here.

Convergence is located at 1801 N. Quaker Ln., Alexandria, VA.

 

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..