Weekend Round Up

Weekend East City Event Round Up: September Harvest Edition

Photo by Joe Yablonsky. Courtesy of CHAW.

Photo by Joe Yablonsky. Courtesy of CHAW.

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Friday, September 11 

Touchstone – 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Touchstone presents the opening of three new exhibitions for September. Join them for Layers in Gallery A, Metropolis in Gallery B, and Quarter Sections in Gallery C. For more information, click here.

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

Washington Sculptors Group – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Ephemeral explores the nature of non-permanence through the artists’ site-specific works and the media used. Juror Holly Koons McCullough chose participating artists for this exhibition. For details, click here.

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

CHAW – 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Join CHAW for Friday ARTnights. This Friday, guests can participate in Paint & Sip or learn about The Art & History of Burlesque. For more information, click here.

CHAW is located at 545 7th St. SE.

Montpelier Arts Center – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Montpelier Arts Center hosts the opening of three new exhibitions; Chaotic Attractors: Fractal Art of Abdi Darai, Unique Visions by Richard Paul Weiblinger, and Come Together by Linda Bernard & Roslyn Logsdon. For detail, click here.

Montpelier Arts Center is located at 9652 Muirkirk Rd., Laurel, MD.

Saturday, September 12

Anacostia Community Museum – 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Anacostia Community Museum’s 2015 community family festival focuses on the theme Celebrating Cultural Diversity. Guests can enjoy live music, food vendors, and art activities for all ages. For more information, click here.

Anacostia Community Museum is located at 1901 Fort Place SE.

Otis Street Arts Project – 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Andrew Christenberry celebrates the closing of his show Convergence with an artist talk. Guests will have the opportunity to participate in demonstrations, discussion, and a celebration with the artist. For details, click here.

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

CHAW – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Photonegative features the work of photographer and CHAW teaching artist Joe Yablonsky. In his solo show, visitors are encouraged to explore the meaning behind the photographs of public sculptures. For more information, click here.

CHAW is located at 545 7th St. SE.

Brentwood Arts Exchange – 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

In The Art of the Tale, Ellen Cornett shows audiences her unique drawings and use of blank space to evoke surreal moments. Audiences are drawn to the emotions brought to the forefront of each work. For details, click here.

Brentwood Arts Exchange is located at 3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood, MD.

39th Street Gallery – 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Contradictions and That Line about Self-Destruction features the work of photographer Timothy Gerken. Gerken strives to create a narrative from the series of photographs while encouraging the viewer to see that story with their own lens. For details, click here.

39th Street Gallery Loading Dock is located at 3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood, MD.

Art Whino – 8 p.m. to midnight

The 2015 G40 Art Summit brings together more than 150 street artists to celebrate their style. This year’s summit will also feature works from over 70 different artists from around the world whose work falls in the Lowbrow genre. For details, click here.

Whino on H is located at 700 H St. NE.

Sunday, September 13 

Fairwood Community Park – 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Prince George’s County Department of Parks and Recreation host the Fairwood Arts Festival. There will be live performances, art and food vendors, and activities for the entire family. For details, click here.

Fairwood Community Park is located at 12390 Fairwood Parkway, Bowie, 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..