Weekend Round Up

Weekend East City Event Round Up: October 12 – October 15

Europe, 1930s, before departure by Pauline Jakobsberg. Courtesy of Washington Printmakers Gallery.

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Thursday, October 12

Alper Initiative for Washington Art – 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Join the Alper Initiative for their salon-style conversations, Free Parking, about The Jefferson Place Gallery. For more details, click here.

The Katzen Arts Center is located at 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW.

Long View Gallery – 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sondra N. Arkin’s What You See Is All There Is explores the ways people jump to conclusions. For more information, click here.

Long View Gallery is located at 1234 9th St. NW.

The Art League – 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

In M. Jane Johnson’s Splendid Fortitude, she explores the beauty of the geisha. For more information, click here.

The exhibition is located at 105 North Union St., Studio 21, Alexandria, VA.

Washington Studio School – 7:15 p.m.

Join WSS for the launch of their Fall Lecture Series with painter Matt Klos. For more information, click here.

Washington Studio School is located at 2129 S. St. NW. 

Friday, October 13

National Museum of Women in the Arts

Join the National Museum of Women in the Arts for a landmark exhibition featuring 21 black women artists. For more details, click here.

The National Museum of Women in the Arts is located at 1250 New York Avenue NW. 

Glen Echo Park – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

October openings include Land Lines in Popcorn Gallery, Unveiling the Magician’s Trick by J. Jordan Bruns in Stone Tower Gallery, and Dream Visions by Stephanie George in Park View Gallery. For more details, click here.

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

VisArts Gallery – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

October openings include Feminine Transitions by Alyscia Cunningham, The Mad Duchess and Her Daughters by Stephanie Benassi, and Children in the Fields by Artworks for Freedom. For more details, click here.

VisArts Gallery is located at 155 Gibbs Street, Rockville, MD.

DC Arts Center – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Denatured Technology and the Natural World features the works of four artists working in a variety of media. For more details, click here.

DCAC is located at 2438 18th St. NW.

Countryside Artisans – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Join the Countryside Artisans for their open studio tours Friday, October 13 through Sunday, October 15. For more details, click here. 

Saturday, October 14

Project Create – 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Join Project Create for Family Art Day and design a paper mural. For more information, click here.

Project Create Studio is located at 2028 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE.

Brentwood Arts Exchange – 2 p.m.

Join Brentwood Arts Exchange for a talk with the artists from Methods. For more information, click here.

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

Susan Calloway Fine Arts – 3 p.m.

Caroline Adams examines the emotions of moving somewhere new in the exhibition Someplace Else. For more details, click here.

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

Washington Printmakers Gallery – 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

We the Immigrants is a group exhibition that explores how we are all immigrants. For more information, click here.

Washington Printmakers Gallery is located at 1641 Wisconsin Ave. NW.

Olly Olly – 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

The Youth Art Re-Imagining Community Program features a series of banners that promote equity and social change. For more details, click here.

Olly Olly is located at 10417 Main St., Fairfax, VA.

Studio Gallery – 5 p.m.

Artist John Martin Tarrat discusses his new limited edition UNMAPPED CARTOGRAPHY: Postcards from the Past and other Foreign CountriesFor more details, click here.

Studio Gallery is located at 2108 R St. NW.

gallery neptune & brown – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Painting with Pencils is an exhibition of recent drawings by David X Levine. For more information, click here.

gallery neptune & brown is located at 1530 14th St. NW.

Arlington Arts Center – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

October openings include Fall SOLOS 2017 and To Sleep in Flames and Dream of Rain by Ryan McCoy. For more details, click here.

Arlington Arts Center is located at 3550 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA.

Art Works Now – 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Come dressed as your favorite artist or work of art for the Come As You Art Fundraiser. For more information, click here.

Art Works Now is located at 4800 Rhode Island Ave., Hyattsville, MD. 

Sunday, October 15

Montpelier Arts Center – 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Sahomi Naka’s Festival shows how the printmaker experiments with different techniques. For more information, click here.

Montpelier Arts Center is located at 9652 Muirkirk Rd., Laurel, MD.

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..