Gallery Openings and Events Workshops and Classes

September Events & Classes at the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop

Image courtesy CHAW.

Image courtesy CHAW.

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Friday, September 11 –Friday ARTnights: Paint & Sip
Friday, September 11 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Join the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) for Paint and Sip, part of CHAW’s new Friday ARTnights program, for an evening of painting and wine at CHAW. 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.

Friday, September 11 – Friday ARTnights: The Art & History of Burlesque
Friday, September 11 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Have you ever been a curious kitten about the art of burlesque? Unleash that inner tiger with CHAW’s burlesque workshop. Come to this two-hour class and learn a sassy routine that will leave you with a wiggle and wink you never knew you had. There is no dance experience needed and no nudity involved. The class is part lecture and part movement. Guests will not only perform beginner burlesque dance moves, but also learn about the history of burlesque and the dancers who still perform the art to this day. $25 includes a fun 2-hour dance workshop fit for all levels and a little history on the form on the side. For more information and to register, visit www.chaw.org.

Saturday, September 12 – Gallery Show Opening: Photonegative
Saturday, September 12 form 5pm to 7pm
The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) is proud to present the work of photographer and CHAW teaching artist Joe Yablonsky in a new solo show opening in the CHAW Gallery. The opening is free and open to the public.  PHOTONEGATIVE adjective, BIOLOGY 1.(of an organism) tending to move away from light. noun, PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT 2. hand printed darkroom photographs of public sculpture by Joe Yablonsky.

General gallery hours are: 9:30 am–9:00 pm (M-Th), 9:30 am–6:00 pm (F), and9:00 am–2:00 pm (Sat).

Gallery is free and open to the public. Photonegative will run September 8-September 29 in the Gallery. For more information, visit www.chaw.org, or call (202) 547-6839.

CHAW is located at 545 7th St. SE.

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