Weekend Round Up

Weekend East City Event Round Up: September 15 – September 18 Edition

Joanna Blake poses in front of the mold for a frieze destined for Opelika, AL. Photo courtesy of Margaret Boozer.

Joanna Blake poses in front of the mold for a frieze destined for Opelika, AL.
Photo courtesy of Margaret Boozer.

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Saturday, September 17

Remembrance ceremony for artist Joanna Campbell Blake.  Schedule listed here.

 

Friday, September 16

 The Corner Store – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

In Urban Nature: from Dublin to DC, Nancy Previs focuses on the relationship between the natural world and its interaction with cities. For more details, click here.

The Corner Store is located at 900 South Carolina Ave. SE.

 Maurine Littleton Gallery – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Echoes of Leaves and Shadows is a solo exhibition featuring the work of Washington Glass School co-director Michael Janis. For more details, click here.

Maurine Littleton Gallery is located at 1667 Wisconsin Ave. NW.

 Flashpoint Gallery – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Mending by Nicole Salimbene features an interactive installation that encourages guests to meditate and reflect. For more information, click here.

Flashpoint Gallery is located at 916 G St. NW.

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

Cheap Thrills exhibition features over 50 regional artists selling work for $500 or less. For more information, click here.

Anacostia Arts Center is located at 1231 Good Hope Rd. SE.

 Greater Reston Arts Center – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Synthetic Transformations is a dynamic exhibition featuring multi-media artist, Shih Chieh Huang. For more information, click here.

 The Greater Reston Arts Center is located at 12001 Market St., Suite 103, Reston, VA.

VisArts Gallery – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

This September, VisArts presents An Unfinding by Corwin, Noise Body Music a group exhibition, and The American Dream by Bin Feng. For more details, click here.

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

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

In his latest exhibition, In All Things, Glenn Howell’s photographs reflect his belief in the promise of redemption. For more details, click here.

The Convergence Arts Initiative is located at 1801 N. Quaker Lane, Alexandria, VA.

 Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Join Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery for the opening of Life Soundtrack: Prince/Bowie &…, which features the works of eighteen local artists. For more details, click here.

Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery is located at 1632 U St. NW.

 

Saturday, September 17

Gallery OonH — Noon to 6 p.m.

Gallery OonH will present Art cars, an artist pavilion at the 2016 H Street Festival. Full schedule listed here.

All events are located on the 1300 block of H Street NE.

Washington Project for the Arts – 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

SHELDON FOR DC is a two-month long public art performance directed by Sheldon Scott. Guests are invited to the opening rally. For more details, click here.

The rally takes place at The Big Chair in Anacostia at the corner of MLK Jr. Ave. & W St. SE.

 Hamiltonian Gallery – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Join Hamiltonian for the debut of the Hamiltonian Fellows for 2016 with the exhibition new. now. For more information, click here.

Hamiltonian Gallery is located at 1353 U St. NW.

 

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..