BY JESSICA OROS
Thursday, October 30
Pottery Slam – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Join the artists of Pottery on the Hill for Pottery Slam. This interactive event encourages the audience to throw out ideas to participating master potters Dan Finnegan, Sam Taylor and Mark Shapiro as they create their pieces. For more information and to register, click here.
The event will take place at District Clay, 2414 Douglas Avenue, NE
Friday, October 31
CHAW – 5:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
Celebrate Halloween on the Hill with CHAW, Eastern Market, and the DC Public Library. Events include arts activities, music, trick-or-treating for art, and much more for kids of all ages. For more information about HILLoween, click here.
All events will be taking place at Eastern Market located at 225 7th Street SE
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 31, November 1-2
Pottery on the Hill
The Third Annual Pottery on the Hill begins with a preview reception to celebrate the sixteen nationally recognized ceramic artists participating this year. Purchase tickets in advance to receive the first chance to purchase artworks and meet the artists on Friday starting at 6:30 p.m. The expo is open to the general public Saturday, November 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, November 2 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more details about the event, click here. To read Phil Hutinet’s profile on Mark Shapiro, click here.
The event will take place at Hill Center 921 Pennsylvania Avenue SE
Saturday, November 1
39th Street Gallery – 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The gallery presents mixed media artist Elizabeth Jacobsen in A Matter of Faith. Her art blends the sacred with the secular as she reflects on her Roman Catholic upbringing. She uses found objects to explore the connection between religion and spirituality and its relationship to feminism and gay identities. For details about the exhibition, click here.
The 39th Street Gallery is located at 3901 Rhode Island Avenue, second floor, Brentwood, MD
NK Gallery – 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Sculptor Goksin Carey exhibits equine themed work at NK Gallery. Through sculpture, Carey invokes the spirit, movement, and balance of her subjects. For more information, click here.
Gallery NK is located at 321 K Street NE in the alley between “H” and “K” Streets NE
Gallery O on H – 7:30 p.m. to 11:15 p.m.
Join Gallery O on H for Snake Oil, Saints and Spirits, an art exhibit and variety show. This event celebrates a time “when the veil between the living and the dead…is thin.” Guests are encouraged to wear a costume for this event. For more information about the show and purchasing tickets, click here.
Gallery O on H is located at 1354 H Street, NE