Weekend East City Event Round Up: Dog Days Edition

Patrick McDonough rendering of 'White Turf Painting Action'.  Courtesy Honfleur Gallery and the artist.
Patrick McDonough rendering of ‘White Turf Painting Action’. Courtesy Honfleur Gallery and the artist.


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The Hill Rag (online)


All Weekend

White Turf Painting Actions (8am to 6pm)

Patrick McDonough, in conjunction with LUMEN8ANACOSTIA and Honfleur Gallery, will be creating a site specific installation piece in Anacostia over the weekend.  Part performance piece and part public art project White Turf Painting Actions seeks to draw awareness the issue of global climate change.  For more information, click here.

White Turf Painting Action is located at the corner of W Street and Shannon Place SE.

Friday July 19

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (6:30pm to 8:30pm)

Sip ‘n Paint at CHAW is a great way to meet your neighbors and get back into your art.  The session is taught by local professional artists Ellen Cornett and Sheppard Bear.  For more information and to pre-register, click here.

CHAW is located at 545 Seventh Street SE.

Saturday July 20

Brentwood Arts Exchange (5pm to 8pm)

The Brentwood Arts Exchange presents Nostalgic Structures, a group show of international artists whose sculptural and two-dimensional works engage the viewer in a conversation about the spaces in which we live and their impact on our daily lives.  For more information, click here.

The Brentwood Arts Exchange is located at 3901Rhode Island Avenue in Brentwood, MD

RandallScottProjects (6pm to 8pm)

In Portrait Machine, artist Carlo van der Roer, explores “spirit photography”, a long standing technique of capturing subjects’ “auras.” The gallery will host the artist’s book signing this weekend. For more information click here.

RandallScottProjects is located at 1326 H Street NE, 2nd Floor