Weekly Events List October 4-10, 2021

Vonn Cummings Sumner Out of Reach, 2020, 16″x16″, oil paint on panel.  Image courtesy of the artist and Morton Fine Art.

 

DC AREA ARTIST TALKS, CLASSES, EVENTS & EXHIBITIONS

Note: No weekly list or newsletter the week of October 11

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F E A T U R E D

WALA Creative Entrepreneur Series: Legal Issues for Creative Entrepreneurs

East City Art has partnered with Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts (WALA) to help artists understand:

1. Business Formation (non-profit or for-profit)
2. Copyrights and trademarks
3. Contracts
4. Negotiations
5. Taxes
6. Grants process

The series schedule continues as follows (pre-registration required)*:

*  Session #4: Monday, October 11, 2021, ~ Negotiation Strategies

 Session #5: Monday, October 18, 2021 ~ Tax Strategies

 Session #6: Monday, October 25, 2021 ~ Grants

*Note: sessions are free for ECA Artist Directory subscribers

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A R T I S T  T A L K S

11:Eleven gallery | Freezing Time: A Superpower | Artist Talk (I): Saturday, October 9, 2021, 4pm

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C L A S S E S —  W O R K S H O P S

Photoworks at Glen Echo Park | Photo Matters:
Sunday, October 31 from 10am to 12pm
Sunday, November 28 from 10am to 12pm

Find more classes here:
Capitol Hill Arts Workshop
Creative Suitland
Joe’s Movement Emporium
McLean Project for the Arts
Pyramid Atlantic
The Art League
Washington Studio School

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E V E N T S

NEW

2021 Bethesda Row Arts Festival | Saturday, October 9 from 11am to 6pm and Sunday, October 10 from 10am to 5pm

BIG INK Brings the “Big Tuna” Press to Pyramid Atlantic Art Center   | Saturday, October 9 and Sunday, October 10 from 11am to 4pm

Zenith Community Arts Foundation Mobile Woodshop at ‘Down in the Reeds’ Festival   | Saturday, October 9 from 11am to 7pm

Ongoing

Poetry and Produce: A New Partnership with The Capitol Market, Poetry X Hunger and Creative Suitland Arts Center | Sundays June 6-October 31

October 2021 Programs at Smithsonian American Art Museum and Renwick Gallery

A Washington DC, Citywide Celebration of Iconic Artist Alma W. Thomas | Events take place through Fall 2021

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E X H I B I T I O N S

NEW

11:Eleven gallery | Freezing Time: A Superpower Group Exhibition | Artist Talk (I): Saturday, October 9, 2021, 4pm | Artist Talk (II): Saturday, October 23, 2021, 4pm | Closing Reception: Sunday, October 31 from 2–6pm | Through October 31

Arlington Arts Center | Olivia Tripp Morrow Body, Joy, Cage, Scar | September 29 – December 18

Arlington Arts Center | Take a Number: Artists and Bureaucracy | September 25 – December 18

Brentwood Arts Exchange | Put it to the Fire: A Visual Response to Mental Illness Group Exhibition | Closing Reception: Saturday, October 9 from 5pm to 8pm

DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities | DC Art Now 2021 Group Exhibition | October 11–November 19

Foundry Gallery | Courtney Applequist Moment of Interrogation | On view: October 1-31 | Closing reception October 30 from 5 – 8 pm

Gallery B | Hillary L. Steel and Elaine S. Wilson Paying Attention | Opening Reception: Thursday, October 14 from 5pm to 7pm | October 14–November 7

Morton Fine Art | Vonn Cummings Sumner Krazy Times | October 9 – November 3

Portico Gallery | Wayson R. Jones SHADES, A Solo Exhibition of Black and White Paintings | Artist Reception: Saturday, October 9 from 6pm to 8pm | October 9-November 13

Reston Art Gallery and Studios | Julia Malakoff Good Juju | October 2 – October 31

RhizomeDC | Claire Alrich and Mara Menahan | Closing Event: Sunday, October 17 from 12pm to 8pm | Through October 17

Strongin/Collection | Linda Button and Shanthi Chandrasekar BODIES: Sections & Reflections  | October 1-30

Strathmore | Touch Group Exhibition | Through October 30

Studio Gallery | October 2021 Exhibitions | September 29-October 23

Takoma Park Community Center | ‘Uniting US’ Veteran Artist Exhibition | October 2-November 30

Target Gallery | Hypotheses Group Exhibition | Opening Reception: Friday, October 8 from 7pm | October 8-31

Torpedo Factory Artists @ Mosaic | Wicked | September 29 – November 7

Watergate Gallery | Yumiko Hirokawa Dear America | Reception: Thursday, October 14, 6-7:30pm | Through November 6

Washington Sculptors Group and Oxon Hill Manor | Past & Present | Opening Reception: October 17 from 2-4pm

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ONGOING

Adah Rose Gallery | Jessica Drenk The Anatomy of An Inanimate Object | September 5 – October 31

Addison/Ripley Fine Art | 40 – 4 – 40: Celebrating 40 Years | Begins September 18

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center |  Fall 2021 Exhibitions | August 28-December 12

Art Enables | Outside Forces | September 10-October 23

Art Museum of the Americas | No Ocean Between Us: Art of Asian Diasporas in Latin America & the Caribbean

Athenaeum Gallery | Art Optimism | September 23 – October 31

Bad Candy Art Gallery | Flamin’ Hot Group Exhibition  | Through October 2021

Brentwood Arts Exchange | Put it to the Fire: A Visual Response to Mental Illness Group Exhibition| August 9–October 9 | Closing Reception: Saturday, October 9 from 5pm to 8pm

Cody Gallery at Marymount University | Goldschmied & Chiari Magnifica  | September 1-December 4

David C. Driskell Center | American Landscapes Group Exhibitions  | September 9-November 19

Del Ray Artisans | Expanding the Common Ground: Voices of the Global Majority | Through October 30

Formerly Was | Maggie Michael and Caitlin Teal Price Adjacency is a Kind of Order: Pairing Painting and Photography |  Through November 6

Fred Schnider Gallery of Art | Roberto Bocci Photographs 2016-2021 | September 4–October 23

Gallery 2112 | Maryanne Pollock Rebirth the Earth | Artist Talk: Thursday, October 30 at 11am

gallery neptune & brown | Storytelling Group Exhibition |  Through October 16

Gallery Underground’s Focus Gallery | Barry Barnett Keith Water | Through October 31

George Mason University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts and The School of Art’s Murals at Mason and Mason Exhibitions | Sam Nester Arcadia | Through December 2021

Glenstone Museum | Arthur Jafa | Opens September 16

GMU Hylton Arts Center | Wayne Paige Changing Landscapes: The Digital Age, Encroachment, and Eventual Outcomes | Through October 10

Hamiltonian | Empirical Evidence Group Exhibition | Through November 13

HEMPHILL | OPEN on K Group Exhibition | September 25-November 24

Hirshhorn | Laurie Anderson The Weather | September 24–July 31, 2022

Homme | John Brendan Guinan Where do you summer? | Through October 13

International Visions Gallery | Brave Spaces Group Exhibition at Sebrof-Forbes Cultural Arts Center | September 25-November 6

Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery | Tawny Chatmon What He Left Behind | On View: September 27-October 24

Amy Kaslow Gallery | Native Hands: Fine Folk Art | Through November 28

Katzen Rotunda Art Gallery | GROUP 93 Group Exhibition | September 20–October 10

Long View Gallery | ReFresh XI Group Exhibition | Through October 31

Lost Origins Gallery | Kate Samworth In The Pines | September 18–October 17

Love 4 Immigrants |  Love 4 Immigrants Un-Weaved Stories | through October 31

Martha Spak Gallery | Michael Crossett Layered | On view September 30-October 31

McLean Project for the Arts | (Not) Strictly Painting | Virtual Opening Reception: Thursday, September 23 at 7pm | September 18-November 13

Mehari Sequar Gallery | Ryan Cosbert & Redeat Assefa ÆFFECT | September 11–October 17

Montpelier Arts Center | Fall 2021 Exhibitions | Through October 31

Middle East Institute (MEI) Arts and Culture Center | Converging Lines: Tracing the Artistic Lineage of the Arab Diaspora in the US | September 13-November 17

Multiple Exposures Gallery | Fred Zafran The Transit of Shadows, An Allegory | Through October 17

National Building Museum | Gun Violence Memorial Project | April 2021–September 2022

National Building Museum | Justice is Beauty: The Work of MASS Design Group | April 2021–September 2022

National Portrait Gallery | Block by Block: Naming Washington July 30, 2021–January 16, 2023

National Portrait Gallery | Hung Liu Portraits of Promised Lands | August 27, 2021–May 30, 2022

Otis Street Arts Project |  Union [When Two Make One] Group Exhibition | September 25-November 13

Pazo Fine Art | The Neo & The Geo: New Painting Forms, 1986-1995 Group Exhibition | September 25-October 28

Plain Sight DC and the EU National Institutes of Culture | A Window to Europe Through Literature & Art | September 27, 2021 – January 23, 2022

Pyramid Atlantic Art Center | Reflecting Back to the Future   | September 17-November 14

Sandy Spring Museum and Washington Sculptors Group | Artina 2021: Balancing Acts | On view (outdoors): August 4 – November 6 | Artist /Juror Talk: Saturday, November 6 at 12pm

Smithsonian American Art Museum | Welcome Home: A Portrait of East Baltimore, 1975-1980

Stamp Gallery | New Arrivals 2021 with Rushern Baker, Akea Brionne Brown, Faith Couch, Kei Ito, and Edgar Reyes | August 30–October 16

Tephra Institute of Contemporary Art | 3AM Time Sensitive | August 28, 2021–January 9, 2022

Terzo Piano | María de Los Angeles Rodríguez Jiménez and Hartmut Austen 2 Horizon(te)s | September 17-October 31

VisArts Gallery | Early Fall 2021 Exhibitions | Sharon Koelblinger Maybe the Moon Doesn’t Want Us | Sue Wrbican This Iridescent Era featuring Claire McConaughy and Matt Wrbican with Phil Rostek and James Nelson | Chris Combs Lossiness | Through October 17

VMFA | Ansel Adams Compositions in Nature | September 25-January 2, 2022

von ammon co | Tony Hope an end to sleep | September 11–October 31

Waddell Art Gallery at NOVA Loudoun | Suzy Kopf in[ex]terior | September 24-October 30

Washington Printmakers’ Gallery | Deborah Schindler Variation and Repetition  | Through October 30

Washington Sculptors Group and Oxon Hill Manor | Past & Present | September 13, 2021–September 15, 2023

Zenith Gallery | Jackie Braitman & Joanathan Ribaillier Let’s Dance | Through November 21