Workshops and Classes

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop’s July 2016 Workshops

Photo courtesy of CHAW.

Photo courtesy of CHAW.

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Fridays, July 1 & 15 – Friday ARTnights: Drop-In Figure Drawing
The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) hosts a drop-in “Working from the Figure” session on Fridays, July 1 and July 15, 2016 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at CHAW, 545 7th Street, SE. Work on drawings or paintings in front of a live model in a session without formal instruction, facilitated by artist Will Fleishell. Please bring your own drawing materials. Easels are available. The session is $15 for drop-in students. For more information, visit www.chaw.org or call (202) 547-6839.

Fridays, July 1 & 15 – Friday ARTnights: Knit & Sip
After the hustle and bustle of a long week relax, reconnect with your friends and like-minded knitters, in a fun, neighborly environment. Enjoy light refreshments, coffee, tea and wine. Bring your own project or purchase a kit from the instructor to learn the basics. All experience levels welcome. The workshop takes place 7:00pm-9:00pm on Fridays, July 1 and July 15 at CHAW, 545 7th St. SE. $30 per session + optional $10 for starter ball of yarn and knitting needles. For more information, visit www.chaw.org or call (202) 547-6839.

Friday, July 8 – Friday ARTnights: Paint & Sip
Join the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) for Paint and Sip, part of CHAW’s popular Friday ARTnights program, for an evening of painting and wine on Friday, July 8, 2016 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at CHAW, 545 7th Street, SE. Receive step-by-step instruction from CHAW teaching artists Ellen Cornett and Sheppard Bear as you create your own masterpiece, all while enjoying snacks and wine. $30 includes all materials and refreshments. Please call CHAW at (202) 547-6839 to register.For more information, visit www.chaw.org.

Monday, July 11 – Fall Class Registration Opens for CHAW Youth Arts Program
Join CHAW this fall for your daily dose of Confidence, Creativity, and Community! Our unique afterschool youth arts program blends skill-building, technique, and artistic integrity with a warm, diverse, community-minded environment that encourages students to take creative risks and develop both artistically and personally. To learn more and register, visit www.chaw.org or call (202) 547-6839.

Saturday, July 16 – Stu Searles Solo Exhibit Opening
Stu Searles, a member of the Capitol Hill Art League (CHAL), will be exhibiting his solo show in the CHAW gallery from July 16 to August 13. Join the artist and enjoy free wine, cheese, and mingling at the opening reception from 5pm to 7pm on Saturday, July 16 in the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop gallery, 545 7th St. SE. The Gallery is free and open to the public.

Friday, July 29 – Friday ARTnights: Crafts & Craft Beer
Join teaching artist Clay Hollenkamp for an evening of crafting, community, and craft beer with DC Brau brews while you work on projects that allow you to unwind, engage your creativity, and enjoy artful conversations with friends old and new. No experience is necessary. The workshop takes place 7:00pm-9:00pm on Friday, July 29 at CHAW, 545 7th St. SE. $35 per session. For more information and to register, visit www.chaw.org or call 202-547-6839.

CHAW is located at 545 7th St. SE.