Weekend Round Up

Weekend East City Event Round Up: New Beginnings Edition

Photo courtesy of Art Works Now.

Photo courtesy of Art Works Now.

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Friday, July 17

CHAW – 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Join CHAW for Friday ARTnights. CHAW will host Drop-In Figure Drawing facilitated by artist Will Fleishell and Clay and Cabernet with teaching artist Clay Hollenkamp. For details, click here.

CHAW is located at 545 7th St. SE.

Saturday, July 17

Art Works Now – 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Come celebrate the groundbreaking ceremony for Art Works Now’s new home. Together with Pizzeria Paradiso, Art Works Now will breathe life into an abandoned florist shop and greenhouse in the Gateway Arts District. Following the opening guests are invited to participate in art activities to celebrate the occasion. For details and to RSVP, click here.

The event is located at 4800 Rhode Island Ave., Hyattsville, MD.

Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery – 3:30 p.m.

The Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery invites guests to meet the curator and artists of their exhibition, Sanctuary. Visitors will be able to attend a casual reception following the artists’ talk and have the opportunity to mingle with the artists. For more information, click here.

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

Otis Street Arts Project – 5 p.m. to 7p.m.

CONVERGENCE is an exhibition featuring wood sculpture and mixed media furniture by Andrew Christenberry. Christenberry’s work gives viewers a glimpse into how the practical and impractical come together and converge in his pieces. For more information, click here.

Otis Street Arts Project is located at 3706 Otis St., Mount Rainier, MD.

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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..