Weekend Round Up

Weekend East City Event Round Up: Sacred and the Profane Edition

Alexander Peace. Jan Brueghel Flower Painting 2012, oil on linen, 60 x 48 inches. Photo courtesy Conner Contemporary Art.

 

 

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Saturday July 7

 

Conner Contemporary Art (6pm to 8pm)

Conner Contemporary Art presents its annual Academy exhibition which showcases the most promising BFA/MFA students from the Baltimore-Washington area.  This event is not to be missed.  For more information, click here.

 

Conner Contemporary Art is located at 1358 Florida Avenue NE

 

G Fine Art (6:30pm to 8:30pm)

G Fine Art will present a retrospective of is represented artists which includes Jennie Jones, Linn Meyer, Maggie Michael and Barbara Probst.  For more information and to preview the work, click here.

 

G Fine Art is located at 1350 Florida Avenue NE.

 

Gallery O on H (7pm to 10:30pm)

*****NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE HEAT ADVISORY. ADVANCED TICKETS PURCHASES WILL BE HONORED FOR THE NEXT EVENT****

Gallery O on H continues its “Music on the patio series”.  This Saturday features the Afro-Beat/Latin beats  of Ban Caribe.  The cost of admission is $10 which includes a drink.   For more information including a schedule of performances and link for advance purchase, click here.

 

Gallery O on H is located at 1354 H Street NE Washington, DC.

 

artdc gallery (7pm to 9:30pm)

artdc gallery presents against the grain, an unconventional sculpture exhibition featuring wood objects crafted in unconventional ways.  For more information, click here.

artdc Gallery is located at 5710 Baltimore Ave., Hyattsville, MD.

 

 

The Fridge (7pm to 11pm)

The Fridge presents new work by husband and wife team Dana Ellyn and Matt Sesow.  The couples paintings provoke the viewer into abandoning his/her notions of the sacred and the profane. For more information and to preview the work, click here.

 

The Fridge is located in the Rear Alley behind 516 8th Street SE.

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Phil Hutinet
Authored by: Phil Hutinet

Phil Hutinet, a third generation Capitol Hill resident, is the publisher of East City Art which he began in 2010 to document and promote the growing contemporary art movement in the eastern communities of Washington, DC. In 2012-2013, his consultancy work east of the river yielded the Anacostia Playhouse, Craig Kraft Studios, the Anacostia Arts Center and the 2012-2013 LUMEN8ANACOSTIA festivals. He currently produces EMULSION, East City Art's annual regional juried show. In 2015, he coordinated the Gateway Open Studio Tour and continues to consult on numerous regional art projects. Hutinet has been interviewed by or has made appearances on the BBC, Capital Community News, Washingtonian, Washington City Paper, The Washington Post, WOL Radio, WJLA ABC News Channel 7/Channel 8, WTOP and other local and national media.