Weekly Events List

Weekend East City Round Up Super Summer Edition


BK Adams “I am Art” at Honfleur Gallery. Photo Courtesy ARCH Development Corporation.


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East of the River Magazine (online)

Free In DC

Frozen Tropics

H Street Great Street

The Hill is Home

The Hill Rag (online)


Friday July 12

Open Studio DC (5pm to 7pm)

Open Studio DC hosts Masthead Print Studio.  The printing group is completing their free screen printing Mid-Atlantic workshop tour. For more information click here.  

Open Studio is located at 1348 Florida Avenue NE.

Honfleur Gallery (6pm to 9pm)

DC’s Native son and beloved artist BK “I am art” Adams has created a multi-media exhibition at Honfleur titled Mynd Up.  The opening includes a surprise site specific installation. For more information.

Honfleur Gallery is located at 1241 Good Hope Road SE.

The Gallery at Vivid Solutions (6pm to 9pm)

In powerfully titled Chocolate City Rest in Peace, Steven Cummings black and white photographic essay takes the viewer into an era that has only recently vanished. For more information click here.

The Gallery at Vivid Solutions is located at 1241 Good Hope Road SE.

Saturday July 13

Art Enables (1pm to 4pm)

Art Enables celebrates the rise of Brookland as one of East City’s emerging art centers with a group show featuring Ward 5 artists who work in a variety of mediums. For more information click here.

Art-Enables 2204 Rhode Island Avenue NE.

39th Street Gallery (5:30pm to 8pm)

The Gateway Arts Center and the EZ Storage artist studios host an open house this Saturday.  See the working spaces of 14 artists as they demonstrate their creative process. For more information, click here

The 39th Street Gallery is located at 3901Rhode Island Avenue in Brentwood, MD

CONNERSMITH (6pm to 9pm)

CONNERSMITH’s annual Academy exhibition showcases the work of emerging talent from among the most promising art students in the Washington-Baltimore area. For more information click here.

CONNERSMITH is located at 1358 Florida Avenue NE.

G Fine Art (6pm to 8pm)

Chicago-based Jefferson Pinder’s Revival is a sequel to the artists’ 2006 musical Juke in which he explores racial identity and the cultural appropriation of music.  For more information click here.

G Fine Art is located at 1350 Florida Avenue NE.

Open Studio DC (6pm to 8pm)

Open Studio DC’s second weekend event is a pop up by a group of emerging print artist who have called themselves the “Young Masters without Masters.” For more information click here

Open Studio is located at 1348 Florida Avenue NE.

The Fridge (7pm to 11pm)

The walls of Buenos Aires will speak this summer as Argentine graffitimundo curates an exhibition of street art from the vibrant south american capital.   For more information click here.

The Fridge is located at 516 1/2 8th Street, SE.


Phil Hutinet is the Editor-in-Chief of East City Art.  You can get more information about East City Art on Facebook  by follow them on Twitteror click hereto sign up for their newsletter.


Authored by: Phil Hutinet

Phil Hutinet, a third generation Capitol Hill resident, is the publisher of East City Art, DC's Visual Arts publication of record, which he began in 2010. In 2012-2013, his consultancy work east of the river yielded the Anacostia Playhouse, Craig Kraft Studios, the Anacostia Arts Center and the 2012-2013 LUMEN8ANACOSTIA festivals. In 2015, 2018 and 2019 he acted as the Gateway Open Studio Tour coordinator. From 2013-2018, he produced EMULSION, East City Art's regional juried show and has curated over 150 local exhibitions in his career as a gallery owner and director of several local galleries. Currently, he oversees the ECA's Critical Arts Writing Program which produces an annual anthology titled CONFLUENCE: Two Rivers One City. Hutinet has been interviewed by or has made appearances on the BBC, Capital Community News, Euronews, Washingtonian Magazine, Washington City Paper, The Washington Post, WJLA ABC News Channel 7/Channel 8, WTOP and other local, national and international media.