Weekend East City Event Round Up: #BlackLivesMatter Edition

Photo courtesy of  Prince George's African American Museum and Cultural Center.
Photo courtesy of
Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center.

Thursday, February 19

Artisphere – 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Washington Project for the Arts presents Asantewa Boakyewa, Kristi-Anne Caisse, Sarah Hanley, and Phyllis Rosenzweig for a curators talk. Join them as they discuss the artists and works featured in SELECT 2015. For more information, click here.

Artisphere is located at 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA.

Friday, February 20

DCCAH – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

This collection of artwork exhibits the works of the artists awarded an FY15 Artist Fellowship Program grant from DCCAH. Come and see works of the twenty-four artists celebrated in the opening reception. For details about the exhibition, click here.

DCCAH’s 200 Eye Street Gallery is located at 200 I (Eye) St. SE.

District Clay – 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Join District Clay as they host British potter and author, Penny Simpson. She will be signing copies of her book The Japanese Pottery Handbook. For more information and to reserve your spot, click here.

District Clay is located at 2414 Douglas Ave. NE.

Saturday, February 21

Gallery plan b – 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Celebrate their 10 Year Anniversary with Gallery plan b. A select group of artists, who have previously exhibited works, will be presenting new pieces in the 10”x10” size for this anniversary show. For details, click here.

Gallery plan b is located 1530 14th St. NW.

DC GlassWorks – 5:30 p.m.

Sculptors Robin and Julia Rogers return to DC GlassWorks for a live demonstration of their creative process. Viewers will see the visiting artists sculpt a cowboy riding a rabbit from glass. For details about how to get your free ticket, click here.

DC Glassworks is located at 5366 46th Ave., Hyattsville, MD. 

PGCAAMCC – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Transforming Anew: Perspectives of Black Men features the work of Chanel Compton, Nehemiah Dixon, and David Ibata. Viewers will see a wide-range of artworks that mirror the experiences and stories of the men in the works. For more information, click here.

PGAAMCC is located at 4519 Rhode Island Avenue, North Brentwood, MD.