Weekend East City Event Round Up: Punk not Dead Edition

Red by Mary D. Ott. Photo courtesy of Touchstone Gallery.
Red by Mary D. Ott. Photo courtesy of Touchstone Gallery.


Friday, March 6

Touchstone Gallery – 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Join Touchstone Gallery for the opening of two new exhibitions Sprout by Touchstone member artists and COLOR: Paintings by Mary D. Ott. These two exhibitions explore color and pattern through a variety of media. For details about the openings, click here.

Touchstone Gallery is located at 901 New York Ave., NW.

Leica Store Gallery DC – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Suspect Device features twenty select prints from Washington, DC, photographer Chris Suspect. Visitors will be able to see photographs that focus on the 1980s punk scene in DC. For more information about the exhibition, click here.

Leica Store Gallery DC is located at 977 F St., NW.

ReCreative Spaces – 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

(Re)creation – An Artist’s Exploration is a group show built on the idea of recreation. Artists were invited to interpret the theme in any way they saw fit. Visitors are encouraged to explore this theme as they view the pieces. For details, click here.

ReCreative Spaces is located at 1613 Rhode Island Ave., NE.

Saturday, March 7

CHAL – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Join CHAL for the opening of Food for Thought juried by Bonny Wolf. Twenty-nine artists contributed work to this group exhibition with subjects ranging from vegetables to the artists’ concepts of the topic of food. For more information, click here.

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) is located at 545 Seventh St., SE.