Weekend East City Event Round Up: Examining our Biases Edition

Loosie Law by Justyne Fischer. Courtesy of Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery.
Loosie Law by Justyne Fischer. Courtesy of Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery..


Friday, September 18

Carroll Square Gallery – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

HEMPHILL at Carroll Square Gallery presents this is light. Tommy Bobo, Lisa Dillin, Pamela Gwaltney, and Esther Ruiz create works using video, neon, and LEDs to challenge the perceptions of light. For details, click here.

Carroll Square Gallery is located at 975 F St. NW.


Honfleur and Vivid Solutions Galleries – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Honfleur Gallery presents How We Lost DC, an exhibition by artist collective Delusions of Grandeur. Chromatic Canyon at Vivid Solutions Gallery features the installations of Elisa Berry. For more information, click here.

Honfleur Gallery is located at 1241 Good Hope Road SE.

Vivid Solutions Gallery is located at 1231 Good Hope Road SE.


THEARC – 6:30 p.m.

Ward 8 Arts & Cultural Council presents “Kill the Messenger”. The film profiles the work of Gary Webb, a journalist who alleged CIA involvement in drug trafficking. For details, click here.

THEARC is located at 1901 Mississippi Ave. SE.


Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

IMPLICIT BIAS Seeing the Other: Seeing Our Self features the politically and socially focused works of the region’s most prominent artists. For more information, click here.

The Joan Hisaoka Gallery is located at 1632 U St. NW.


Saturday, September 19

Hyattsville Arts Festival – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Visit the Eighth Annual Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival to see over 70 exhibiting artists. Participants can enjoy live entertainment, local food, and a variety of arts and crafts. For more information, click here.

The closest street address is 5331 Baltimore Ave., Hyattsville, MD.


Hamiltonian – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

new. now. debuts the works of the five new 2015 Hamiltonian Fellows. The artists will hold informal talks about their work throughout the evening. For details, click here.

Hamiltonian is located at 1353 U St. NW.