Weekend East City Event Round Up: You Participate Edition


Miriam, 2012 Lambda Print 50x44" edition of 7 32x25" edition of 15
Miriam, 2012
Lambda Print
50×44″ edition of 7
32×25″ edition of 15
Image Courtesy RandallScottProjects.



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Free In DC

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H Street Great Street

The Hill is Home

The Hill Rag (online)


Friday September 27

Public Art Concepts (Begins at 7pm)

This is your opportunity to participate in the public arts process shaping the visual aesthetic of the Gateway Arts District by engaging with the artists and the policy makers who create and decide, respectively, how that aesthetic is shaped.  For details, click here.  

Joe’s movement is located at 3309 Bunker Hill RD, Mount Rainier, MD

Saturday September 28

Barracks Row Festival- Art in all forms (11am to 5pm)

The three block stretch of 8th Street SE known as barracks row has hosted a fall festival for almost a decade.  This year, the festival partners with the Folger Theater, The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop and the Capitol Hill Art league to bring locally-based performing and visual arts programming free of charge to the public.  For a full schedule, click here.

The Barracks Row Fall Festival starts at Pennsylvania Avenue SE and ends at Eye Street SE

DC Murals (3pm to 5pm)

DC Mural and Art4All will host a second lecture series, this one titled Past is Prologue, at Dance Place Studio.  The lecture will examine the murals of Juan Piñeda, Joel Berger and the Albus Cavus collective. For more information, click here.

Dance Place, Studio 21 is located at 3225 8th Street NE

RandallScottProjects (6pm to 8pm)

The shapely figures of Renaissance women reappear in Julia Fullerton-Baten’s Unadorned.  A few men also make an appearance in this exhibition where unpretentious nude figures take center stage among cluttered or overgrown environments.   For more information, click here.

RandallScottProjects is located at 1326 H Street NE, second floor.

Saturday and Sunday September 28-29

Figment Festival DC (11am to 5pm)

Cross the new 11th street bridge this weekend, head up the Anacostia river and find the second annual Figment Festival.  Figment DC is a participatory arts festival intentionally void of any commercial sponsorships or activities.  Think of it as a family-friendly Burning Man.  For details, click here.

Figment Festival DC is located in North Anacostia Park between the Pennsylvania and 11th Street Bridges

East City Art is now in Print! 

Get your free copy of the East City Art Quarterly Guide to the Visual Arts in the September editions of the Hill Rag or East of the River Monthlies.