Workshops and Classes

January 2017 Workshops at CHAW

Photo courtesy Capitol Hill Art League.

Photo courtesy Capitol Hill Art League.

Friday, January 6 – Friday ARTnights: Drop-In Figure Drawing
The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) hosts a drop-in “Working from the Figure” session on Friday, January 6, 2017 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.

Wednesday, January 11 – Signs of the Times: Stencil Workshop with Artist Kate DeCiccio
Got something to say? Develop your message, explore fonts, and use pattern to make beautiful signs made from hand-cut stencils that are sure to pack a punch. Whether you’re preparing for a march or want to put a message in your window, stencil is a great medium to create clean and bold text that help you to express yourself. This workshop, like all classes at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, is a safe space for all people of all races, religious beliefs, sexuality, and gender identities. The workshop takes place 6:30pm-9pm at the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, 545 7th St. SE. The workshop will be drop-in, so feel free to come for as much or as little time as you like (suggested $5 donation—proceeds go to CHAW’s Tuition Assistance Program); open to ages 10 – adult (Participants ages 10 – 12 should bring an adult with them). For more information, visit www.chaw.org or call (202) 547-6839.

Friday, January 13 – 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, January 13, 2017 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.

Saturday, January 14 – Gallery Show Opening: CHAL Presents “Artist’s Choice”
The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) is proud to present Capitol Hill Art League’s kickoff show in 2017, a juried exhibit for member artists, “Artist’s Choice.” The opening will take place 5:00pm-7:00pm on Saturday, January 14 at CHAW, 545 7th St. SE, and is free and open to the public—including wine, cheese, and conversation with the artists. General gallery hours are: 9:30 am–9:00 pm (M-Th), 9:30 am–6:00 pm (F), and 9:00 am–2:00 pm (Sat). Gallery is free and open to the public. The exhibit will run until February 1 in the Gallery. For more information, visit www.chaw.org or call (202) 547-6839.