Weekend East City Event Round Up: The Spring Will Come Edition


Barabara Januszkiewicz at Under the Influence.  Photo courtesy of the artist.
Barabara Januszkiewicz at Under the Influence. Photo courtesy of the artist.

This article is cross-posted in the following DC Publications:


Brookland Bridge

DC Style is Real

East of the River Magazine (online)

Free In DC

Frozen Tropics

H Street Great Street 

The Hill is Home

The Hill Rag (online)


Friday March 21

Salve Regina Gallery– 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Selman Gallery– 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Two seniors from Catholic University have assembled a group of well-known local artists for Under the Influence: Reverberations of the Washington Color School.   These eight DC artists selected works from their personal art files which represent pieces influenced by the Washington Color SchoolFor list of artists and directions click here.

Salve Regina gallery is located in Salve Regina Hall on the CUA Campus, 620 Michigan Avenue NE

The Victor L Selman Community Gallery is located at 3305 8th Street NE


Saturday March 22

39th Street Gallery – 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

In Natural World, artist Eric Rhein catalogs the world he has come to understand as a man living with HIV-AIDS.  Transcending his vulnerability, Rhein creates works in all mediums including photography, mixed-media and sculpture.  The exhibition includes a memorial to people the artist has lost to the disease.  Details here.

The 39th Street Gallery is located at 3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood, MD (second floor)

Washington Project for the Arts– 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Now in its 33rd year, the WPA gala and arts auctions is one of DC’s premiere art events and expos.  Friday March 21 is the last day to view Select 2014 before Saturday’s ticketed event.   Full description here.    

Artisphere is located at 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA


Saturday Workshops


Brookland Art Lofts