Weekend Round Up

Weekend East City Event Round Up: Dream Big Edition

Photo courtesy of Fathom Gallery.

New work by Claire Fisher. Photo courtesy of ArtSee.


Thursday, June 4 

Washington Project for the Arts – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

WPA announces the opening of One More Thing by DC based artist Tang. This exhibition examines his travels from rural to urban settings. His work shows the process of transitioning back to city life after spending time in more rural areas. For details, click here.

The exhibition is located at 1200 1st St. NE.

CHAW – 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

CHAW hosts Rindy OBrien for the opening of her solo show Back to the Garden. This exhibition encourages visitors to look at nature around them through her photographs. For more information, click here.

 CHAW is located at 545 Seventh St. SE.

Fathom Gallery – 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Join Fathom Gallery for this one night pop-up art exhibition featuring the works of Claire Fischer. Fischer explores her everyday universe with unusual color and a shift away from realist interpretations. For more information, click here.

Fathom Gallery is located at 1333 14th St. NW.

Friday, June 5

Touchstone Gallery – 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Join Touchstone Gallery for the opening receptions of their June exhibitions. Gallery A hosts a members’ show, Gallery B features Timothy Johnson, and Pete McCutchen exhibits his work in Gallery C. For details, click here.

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

ReCreative Spaces – 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

James Bennett is a DC native who has traveled to Central America, Europe, North Africa, and West Africa. Through his journeys, he has captured images of many different places. Visitors are encouraged to explore the world with him in Rods, Cones and the Occipital Lobe. For details, click here.

ReCreative Spaces is located at 1613 Rhode Island Ave. NE.

Saturday, June 6

NoMa – 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

NoMa and Words, Beats & Life work together with 55 artists to transform a parking lot into what might become the largest piece of public art in DC! Visitors are invited to watch the transformation of the space and enjoy the day. For more information, click here.

The event is located at 1005 First St. NE.

Arts/Harmony Hall Regional Center – 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

DIVERSE Dimensions features the works of Capitol Hill Art League members. In this multimedia exhibition, artists explore the use of three dimensions, painting, photography, collage, and printmaking. For details, click here.

Arts/Harmony Hall Regional Center is located at 10701 Livingston Road, Fort Washington, MD.

Saturday and Sunday, June 6-7

Joe’s Movement Emporium – 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Dream Island asks audiences to witness five characters attempt to search and uncover memories and histories in this exhibition. Dream Island melds movement, text, music and installation into an unique experience for visitors. For more information, click here.

Joe’s is located at 3309 Bunker Hill Road in Mount Rainier, 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..