Weekend Round Up

Weekend East City Event Round Up: We’ve Forgotten All about Miami Edition


Chanel Compton and her portraits.  Photo by Phil Hutinet for East City Art.

Chanel Compton and her portraits. Photo by Phil Hutinet for East City Art.

This article is cross-posted in the following DC Publications:


Brookland Bridge

DC Style is Real

East of the River Magazine (online)

Free In DC

Frozen Tropics

H Street Great Street

The Hill is Home

The Hill Rag (online)


Saturday December 7

US Postal Museum (1pm to 5:30pm)

Make your own holiday card at the US Postal Museum.  All supplies and tools are included but not the postage!  For more information, click here.

The US Postal Museum is located at 2 Massachusetts Avenue NE

Brentwood Arts Exchange (2pm)

Join artists Cianne Fragione and Ellyn Weiss for a discussion on their work, process and current exhibitions at the BAE.  For more information, click here.

Brentwood Arts Exchange is located at 3901 Rhode Island Avenue, Brentwood, MD (Downstairs)

The Anacostia Arts Center (6pm to 8pm)

In Preface: A Glimpse into New Media Storytelling, graduating Corcoran College of Art + Design New Media Photojournalism students present their thesis work to the public. For more information, click here.

The Anacostia Arts Center is located at 1231 Good Hope Road SE.

The Fridge (7pm to 11pm)

Albus Cavus collective member Chanel Compton debuts a series of portraits at the Fridge.  Created with bold brush strokes and contracting colors, Pieces of You captures the essence of subjects known by the artist whom she finds fascinating.  For more information, click here

The Fridge is located in the alley at 516 1/2 8th Street, SE


Holiday Art Markets

Don’t forget to Buy Local, Buy Art this Weekend

  • Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (Saturday 12-8pm)
    Annual WRAP IT UP Sale and Holiday Fête
    CHAW is located at 545 7th ST SE.  More info here.
  • DC Glassworks (Saturday 1-6pm)
    Holiday Sale and Glass Ornament Workshop (make your own!)
    DC Glassworks is located at 5346 46th Avenue, Hyattsville, MD. More info here.
  • Joe’s Movement Emporium (Saturday 10am to 5pm)
    19th Annual Mount Rainier Holiday Craft Sale
    Joes’ is located at 3309 Bunker Hill RD, Mount Rainier, MD.  More info here.
  • SCRAP DC (Sunday 12-5pm)
    Environmentally Friendly Holiday Market
    SCRAP DC is located at 3101 12th St NE.  More info here.

The East City Art Quarterly Guide to the Visual Arts Winter 2013 Edition comes out December 7 in the Hill Rag and December 14 in East of the River.


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.