Weekend East City Event Round Up: Anything and Everything Edition


Mimesis: Leaf & Keyhole by Brookland-based artist Leda Black who will participate in this year's Fotobazaar. Image courtesy of the artist.
Mimesis: Leaf & Keyhole by Brookland-based artist Leda Black who will participate in this year’s Fotobazaar. Image courtesy of the artist.

Thursday, November 13

Olive on Main – 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The Laurel Arts District Committee (LADC) presents a meet the artist with Racquel Keller. Keller is the fifth artist in this series of rotating showcases featuring original works by local artists. For more information, click here.

Olive on Main is located at 504 Main Street, Laurel, MD

Gateway Arts Center – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Artist in Residence, Jack Warner, gives an artist talk and will explain to guests his process and where his work stems from. Over the past four months Warner has worked at the Gateway Arts Center making art and participating in exhibitions. Wish him well as he moves on and continues to prosper in his career. For details, click here.

The Gateway Arts Center is located at 3901 Rhode Island Avenue, Brentwood, MD

Friday, November 14

CHAW – 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Join CHAW for their Sip and Paint event. Receive step-by-step instructions from Sheppard Bear and Ellen Cornettwhile enjoying a glass of wine. $30 includes all materials and light refreshments. For more information about how to register, click here.

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop is located at 545 7th Street SE

Saturday, November 15

Open Studio dc – 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Join Open Studio dc for an informal open house to visit the new space. Visitors can see printing demonstrations and artwork for sale at the new Ivy City location. For more information about the open house, click here.

Open Studio dc is located at 1135 Okie Street NE

Gallery NK – 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Join NK Gallery for the closing reception of Goskin Carey’s exhibition. Carey, a self-taught artist, found an outlet for her love of animals – especially horses – in the form of sculpture. Stop in to talk with the artist and discover more about her passion. For details about the exhibition, click here.

Gallery NK is located at 321 K Street NE

Saturday and Sunday November 15-16

Fotobazaar– 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

One of Fotoweek DC’s largest events, Fotobazaar, takes place in NoMa Saturday and Sunday; entry on those days is free. Think of Fotobazaar as the Artomatic of the photography world with just about everything you can imagine on display.

Fotobazaar is located at 51 N Street NE

Sunday, November 15

Union Arts – 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Join Union Arts for an open house featuring the works of over 20 artists. Visitors are welcome to explore the building, chat with artists, and partake in light refreshments. For more information about the open house, click here.

The open studios are located at 441 New York Avenue NE

Joe’s Movement Emporium – 5 p.m.

This year’s Art & Experiences Auction is fiesta themes to celebrate the organizations tradition of Piñata Day. Not only will guests participate in an auction but there will also be a live mariachi band and salsa dancing lessons. Tickets for the event are $25 and all proceeds benefit Joe’s Arts Education program. For details on how to purchase tickets, click here.

Joe’s is located at 3309 Bunker Hill Road in Mount Rainier, MD