Weekend East City Event Round Up: Workshops that Glitter Edition

DC Artist Kelly Towles' multistory mural at Art Yards DC.  Photo by Ian Roche
DC Artist Kelly Towles’ multistory mural at Art Yards DC. Photo by Ian Roche


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)


Saturday November 23

Brentwood Arts Exchange (11am to 2pm)

This weekend, bring the family (or just yourself!) and create a glitter centerpiece for Thanksgiving.  While the BAE has a few centerpiece molds from which to work, attendees are encouraged to bring their own items to glitter.  This workshop is free.  For more info, click here.

Brentwood Arts Exchange is located at 3901 Rhode Island Avenue, Brentwood, MD (Downstairs)

 Alleycat Studios (3pm to 6pm)

Alleycat studios is worth a visit just in itself as it is tucked away in one of Capitol Hill’s most bucolic alleys in which a “secret” garden is located.  Three artists Pat Goslee, Sally Kauffman and Lynn Putney will be showing work at the studio.  For more info, click here.

Alley Cat Studio is located at 29 Kings CT SE (b/w 14th and 15th Streets SE north of C Street SE)

Art at the Yards (on view through mid-December)

See a series of multistory murals now through mid-December at the Yards located at the southeast waterfront next to the baseball Stadium.  Artists from across the US and even Australia have participated in the project.  For more info, click here.

Art at the Yards is located in and around First and M Streets SE.

Sunday November 24

Catalyst Projects (1pm to 4pm)

During this three hour workshop taught by Stephanie Booth, participants will get hands on experience with toner transfers and learn about other transfers possibilities. Attendees will make gel medium transfer from a toner print and may bring their own print (color laser or color photocopy) to work from or use one provided.  Registration required.

Enrollment is limited to 20 people and the fee is $85.  To learn more and to register, click here.

Catalyst Projects is located in the Brookland Art Walk at 716 Monroe Street NE, Studio 13

 The East City Art Quarterly Guide to the Visual Arts Winter 2013 Edition comes out December 7 in the Hill Rag and December 14 in East of the River.  For details including subscription information, click here.