Weekend East City Event Round Up: Anacostia River Edition

Danae/Yellow Arm by Will Schneider-White. Courtesy of Hamiltonian Gallery.
Danae/Yellow Arm by Will Schneider-White. Courtesy of Hamiltonian Gallery.

Friday, April 10

Touchstone – 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Join Touchstone for their April openings. Gallery A will showcase the works of gallery members. Gallery B’s exhibition Connect/Disconnect features new paintings by Marcia Coppel. Photographer Michael Lang shows his work in Slow Walking in NY that will be on display in Gallery C. For details, click here.

Touchstone Gallery is located at 901 New York Avenue NW.

Saturday, April 11

39th Street Gallery – 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Tim McLoraine will give an artist talk to celebrate the end of his residency at 39th Street Gallery. Visitors can see McLoraine’s progress as a resident artist and wish him well as he continues with his artistic endeavors. For more information, click here.

39th Street Gallery Loading Dock is located at 3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood, MD.

Off-Rhode Gallery – 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Off-Rhode Gallery will host a reception for their exhibition Lost & Found during their Second Saturday. Visitors who missed the opening reception will be able to see the exhibition without the opening crowds. For details about the exhibition, click here.

Off-Rhode Gallery is located 2204 Rhode Island Avenue NE.

Hamiltonian – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Will Schneider-White’s works in The noise of his name challenges viewers to see the narrative in his paintings. Dane Winkler’s Chassis is reminiscent of his childhood on his family farm in rural upstate New York. For more information, click here.

Hamiltonian is located at 1353 U Street NW.

Sunday, April 12

Anacostia River Festival – 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The 11th Street Bridge Park and the National Park Service present the first-ever Anacostia River Festival. The festival celebrates the communities located along the banks of the Anacostia River. Join community members to officially close the 2015 National Cherry Blossom Festival at the event as well. For details, click here.

The event is located at National Park Service’s Anacostia Park. Good Hope Road and Anacostia Drive SE.

Montpelier Arts Center – 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Ellyn Weiss welcomes visitors to see the art she has been working on the past couple years at Montpelier Arts Center. For more information about Ellyn Weiss’s works, click here.

Visitors to Montpelier Arts Center will also be able to see Wayson Jones’s exhibition Visages and Vignettes. Jones’s paintings and sculptures seek to connect image, memory and emotion through the familiar subjects of faces and the environment.

Montpelier Arts Center is located at 9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel, MD.