Weekend East City Event Round Up: Grand Openings Edition

Work by Tehreema Mitha. Courtesy of White Room.
Work by Tehreema Mitha. Courtesy of White Room.

Thursday, November 12

Congress Heights Arts and Culture Center – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

CHACC invites guest to help them kick off their month-long celebration of Lois Mailou Jones. Visitors are asked to bring non-perishable goods to the center this month. For more information, click here.

CHACC is located at 3200 MLK Jr. Ave. SE.

Friday, November 13 

Vivid Solutions Gallery – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

La Vie en Rose is the first part of the digital installation series PINK: The Art of Infatuation and Embellishment by Carolina Mayorga. This video installation is based on reactions to war and violence. For more information, click here.

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

Honfleur Gallery – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

In Icons: Las Virgencitas, artist Dariana Arias depicts women around the world as the Virgin Mary. This twelve painting series uses both historical and contemporary imagery to represent societal expectations. For more details, click here.

Honfleur Gallery is located at 1241 Good Hope Rd. SE.

Saturday, November 14 

White Room – 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Join White Room for the inauguration of their space with a solo exhibition featuring the work of Tehreema Mitha. Mitha’s work uses bold colors and negative space to celebrate her heritage. For more details, click here.

White Room is located at 1240 9th St. NW #200.

WPA – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

WPA celebrates their 40-year anniversary and their move to the U Street Corridor with Washington Produced Artists. This exhibition will feature William Christenberry, Jim Sanborn, Joyce J. Scott and Dan Steinhilber, Workingman Collective, Michelle Lisa Herman, Maida Withers Dance Construction Company. For details, click here.

WPA is located at 2124 8th St. NW.

The Fridge – 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

The Fridge presents Washington based artist DECOY in Sew Rad. The exhibition will showcase three quilts and a series of new barn quilt blocks. For more information, click here.

The Fridge is located at 516 ½ 8th St. SE.

Sunday, November 15 

Red Dirt Studio – 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Join Red Dirt Studio in celebrating the grand opening of their new location in Mount Rainier. For more information about the celebration, click here.

Red Dirt Studio is locaed at 4051 34th St., Mount Rainier, MD