DC Art Gallery Openings and Exhibitions This Week: December 11-17


Salym Fayad.  Image courtesy CHAW.   Part of the Shortidoes film festival at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop this Friday, December 15.

A R T I S T  T A L K S

Watergate Gallery | Artist Talk: Unfolding Dreams | Tuesday, December 12 at 6pm

Nepenthe Gallery | Patty Owens Artist Talk | Talk: Thursday, December 14 at 6pm

Artist Talk with Sidney Lawrence | Friday, December 15 at 6:30pm

C L A S S E S —  W O R K S H O P S

National Portrait Gallery | Conversation Circles | Friday, December 15 from 10-12pm

Register for art classes and workshops here:
ArtReach Studio @ THEARC Fall 2023 Youth Classes
Capitol Hill Arts Workshop

Glen Echo
Harmony Hall
McLean Project for the Arts
Montgomery College (Community Art Classes for Adults & Teens)
Montpelier Arts Center
Museum of Contemporary Art Arlington (Formerly Arlington Arts Center)
Project Create
The Art League
The Studio Visit
Workhouse Arts Center


Capitol Hill Arts Workshop | ‘SHORTidotes 2.0’ Film Festival | Event: Friday, December 15 from 6-8pm

Image courtesy Anacostia Arts Center.  The Sunroom at Anacostia Arts Center features local artists from DC’s Wards 7 & 8.


H O L I D A Y  T H E M E D  E V E N T S

Del Ray Artisans Holiday Art Market 2023 | December 1—23 | Fridays 6-9pm, Saturdays & Sundays 11am-6pm

Glen Echo Park | 2023 Holiday Art Show & Sale | November 18—January 7, 2024 | Thursdays & Fridays from 12pm to 4pm | Saturdays & Sundays, 12pm to 6pm

GLOW | Ninth Edition GLOW of Returns to Georgetown | December 1, 2023—January 7, 2024

Holiday Pop Art Party at The Poppy Georgetown | Event: Wednesday, December 13 from 4-6pm


Amy Kaslow Gallery |’ Folk Art is Fine Art: Heritage Alive’ | December 7—February 3, 2024

Anacostia Arts Center | ‘The Sunroom’ | December 16—January 20, 2024

Gallery 102 | ArtReach GW | ‘Creating Our Future’ | December 14—January 5, 2024

Transformer DC | ‘Apricity’ | December 16—January 6, 2024


A complete list of ALL exhibitions currently on view are posted in descending order, by soonest closing date, here: