Weekly Events List October 5-11

Ryan Crotty, Event Horizon, 2020. Image courtesy Hemphill Fine Arts.



Phillips@THEARC Free artist-led online courses
The Head As a Vessel with Lisa Rosenstein
Artist-led Workshop
October 10, 2020, 12-2:30 pm (EST)
Online via Zoom | Register HERE

Featured Class
Plein Air Painting at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop
Teaching Artist: Kate Fleming
10/17/2020-11/14/2020 | Saturday from 2:30-4:30pm
Register HERE

Featured Event
Virtual MPAartfest October 4-18
McLean Project for the Arts will host its 14th annual MPAartfest on a new virtual platform due to the continuing pandemic. The inaugural Virtual MPAartfest features the work of more than 50 juried artists, showcased and for sale in their own online galleries.
Experience the virtual Festival HERE


A R T I S T  T A L K S

American University Museum
Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Queer Threads, Fall 2020
The Art Department and AU Museum present a series of lectures by past, present, proto, and future Queer Threads artists: Paolo Arao, Angela Hennessy, Oliver Herring, T.J. Dedeaux-Norris, and Sheila Pepe
For more information and to register for the FREE lectures, click HERE

Hirshhorn Announces Fall Season of Talking to Our Time
Online Conversations With Renowned Global Artists
Museum Extends Free Online Artist Talks through December 16
Featuring Deborah Roberts, Zoe Leonard and Sterling Ruby
Complete list of participating artists and registration found HERE



Capitol Hill Arts Workshop
>>> Register and Participate HERE

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop
>>> Register HERE

Project Create
FREE Virtual Classes for Children
>>> Register HERE

McLean Project for the Arts
>>> Register and Participate HERE

The Art League
>>> Register and Participate HERE

Washington Studio School
>>> Register and Participate HERE



The Athenaeum
Speak Your Truth | Black Lives Matter
Online October 1 – December 1, 2020
This online exhibition attempts to represent the depth and diversity of the DC/MD/VA region and its reflections on the activities associated with the Black Lives Matter movement. Works were selected from responses to an open call for submissions on the basis of poetry/spoken word and artistic merit/visual communication.
View the exhibition HERE

Culture House
Tiny Pricks Project
Created and organized by Diana Weymar
Through December 20, 2020
Dupont Underground
Rise Up
a Black Lives Matter Photo Exhibition
Through January 12, 2020
More information HERE
Countryside Artisans
Open Studios
Friday-Sunday October 9-11 from 10-5pm
Drive to the countryside of Northern Maryland this weekend to experience 17 destinations including artist studios, wineries and galleries.
More information HERE

Hemphill Fine Arts

Ryan Crotty
October 1-November 14
Crotty uses translucent paint to generate an interplay of light and color that challenges visual interpretation of a two-dimensional surface.
More information HERE

Sam Gilliam
October 1-November 14
Since the early 1960s, Gilliam has been recognized as an original and innovative Color Field painter and is associated with the Washington Color School.
More information HERE

Hill Center Galleries and Uniting US
Veterans Group Exhibition
Virtual online art show featuring the work of veterans, family members and friends.
Through December 31, 2020
View the exhibition HERE

Virtual MPAartfest October 4-18
McLean Project for the Arts will host its 14th annual MPAartfest on a new virtual platform due to the continuing pandemic. The inaugural Virtual MPAartfest features the work of more than 50 juried artists, showcased and for sale in their own online galleries.
Experience the virtual Festival HERE

Portico Gallery & Studios
Analog: Hand Printed Silver Gelatin Photo Collages by Adrienne Moumin
Second Opening Reception
Get FREE Tickets HERE
Through December 17
More information HERE

The Art League Gallery
Across the Gorge and Other Spaces Between by Steve Moen
October 7—November 8, 2020
Artist Talk Friday, October 9 at 6pm
Register HERE

Through Oct 31, 2020
Images of Gargoyles by Dee Levinson
Bricolage by Eric J. Jenkins (Spotlight Guest Artist)
Silver Service by Robin Harris
See the exhibitions online HERE


Adah Rose Gallery
Susan Stacks and Christina Tenaglia The Patina of Time
Sept 8-Oct 31, 2020
More information HERE

Addison/Ripley Fine Art
Trevor Young Seeing in the Dark
September 12-October 17
More Information HERE

American Poetry Museum
afrofuturism symbology: afropop in the age of covid19
September 25-November 5
More information HERE

Arlington Arts Center
SOLOS 2020
Featured Artists: Tara Gupta, Kim Llerena, Rebecca Rivas-Rogers, Anne Clare
Through December 19, 2020
Rogers, Constance Simon, and Heidi Zenisek
More information HERE

Passage by Lynda Andrews-Barry
Through December 13, 2020

Art Enables
Outside Forces
A new online exhibition featuring work by over 100 self-taught artists.
Through October 31
More information HERE

The Athenaeum
Moments in Time….a very weird time
September 10-October 18
View the full exhibition online HERE

BlackRock Center for the Arts
Ellen Cornett: Into the Woods
September 12-October 31
More information HERE

Brentwood Arts Exchange
Mothering curated by Laura Roulet
Through October 24
More Information HERE

Daphne Steinberg Marmalade Dreams
Through October 24
More Information HERE

Cody Gallery at Marymount University
Through November 24
More information HERE

Can You Hear Us Now?
CONNERSMITH celebrates messages of equality, free speech, social justice and economic parity in powerful works by five artists of the Washington, DC region: Jessica Maria Hopkins, Benjamin Kelley, J.J. McCracken, Sheldon Scott and Wilmer Wilson IV.
Preview the exhibition HERE

The Delaware Contemporary
Chawky Frenn We the People, for Show or for Sure
Beckler Gallery and Hennessy Project Space
September 11-January 8, 2021
Reception: Fri., October 2 from 5-9pm
More Information HERE

District of Columbia Art Center
1450 WallMountables
August 8-October 18, 2020
>>> More information HERE

David C. Driskell Center
The David C. Driskell Papers
See the virtual exhibition HERE

Foundry Gallery
October 2-November 1
Natacha Thys solo exhibition
Natacha Thys, a queer, Haitian-American artist and human rights lawyer, paints on the U.S. Flag to explore the collapse and rebirth of America after the 2016 presidential election.
More information HERE

Fred Schnider Gallery
Flattening Time by David Carlson
Through December 20, 2020
More information HERE

Gallery Underground
October 1-31
Autumn’s Palette: Art for the Season All-member Exhibition
More information HERE

Glen Echo Park Partnership Galleries
October Exhibitions
Pop Life by Ric Garcia and Fierce Sonia
October 10–November 15 | Popcorn Gallery

Respite by Preston Sampson
October 10 – November 15 | Stone Tower Gallery

Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Glen Echo Park as a part of the National Park System
October 10 – November 15 | Park View Gallery
Glen Echo Park has been part of the National Park System for fifty years!

More information HERE

Greater Reston Art Center
Anne C. Smith A Point of Longing
More information HERE

Honfleur Gallery
Hope by Kirsty Little
September 26-November 7
More information about the exhibition HERE

International Visions Gallery
Artists-Resilience-Brave Spaces
Group exhibition featuring Anne Bouie, Kay Chernush, Tim Davis, Troy Jones, George Kochev, June Linowitz, Shoccara Marcus, Betty Press, Joanathan Ribaillier, Preston Sampson, Debra Mathews Tyler, Dwight Tyler, Frank Smith
Poems and prints from Michael Platt and Carol Beane
>>> More information HERE

The Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery
Aceptar Una Exposicíon Colectiva
Curated by Irene Clouthier
September–December 2020
Featuring artwork by Erick Antonio Benitez, Geraldo Camargo, Irene Clouthier, Hoesy Corona and Muriel Hasbun, Carolina Mayorga, Wilfredo Valladares and Fabiola Alvarez Yurcisin
More information HERE

The Kreeger Museum
TRACES curated by Sarah Tanguy with Billy Friebele, Roxana Alger Geffen, Rania Hassan, Sebastian Martorana, Katherine Tzu-Lan Mann, Antonio McAfee, Brandon Morse, and Johab Silva.
September 23, 2020 through January 16, 2021
More information HERE

Latela Curatorial
mojaíta, mojaíta, que bien se ve mojaíta
Sep 28th – Oct 30th
Online Exclusive
More information HERE

McLean Project for the Arts
Washington Sculptors Group: Sculpture Now 2020
More information available HERE

Mehari Sequar Gallery
Tayo Kuku Jr. We Were Them That Dreamed
September 11–October 10
More exhibition information HERE

Middle East Institute Art Gallery
Art in Isolation: Creativity in the Time of Covid-19
October 1-January 13, 2021
MEI presents an exhibition of art from across the Middle East and its diaspora comprised of 53 works from 39 emerging, mid-career and established artists.
More information HERE

Morton Fine Art
Solidarity by Meron Engida
September 22-October 28
More information Found HERE

National Postal Museum
The Black Experience: African Americans on Stamps
>>> View Virtual exhibition here

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Online Collection
>>> View it Here

neptune & brown
Carol Barsha Within My Meadow
September 12-October 31
More information HERE

The Phillips Collection
Moira Dryer: Back in Business
Extended through December 13, 2020
>>> View it HERE

Riffs and Relations
Extended through January 3, 2021
>>> View it HERE

100 Days of Solitude
September 12-October 18
View the exhibition online HERE


POW! WOW! Mural Festival
October 8-18
Around NoMa neighborhood
More information HERE

Pyramid Atlantic
MASHUP: Members’ Exhibition Addresses “Election Year”
Features over 60 works
More information HERE

Studio Gallery
September 30-October 24
Forms by Trish Palasik
Doors by Susan Raines
Cause We Need To by Chris Corson
More information HERE

Target Gallery
Mythos Juried by Dr. Michele Greet
September 19-October 25
Mythos spotlights the impact that myth has on culture through symbolism and visuals.
The exhibition features 20 artists, 13 of whom are from Virginia or the greater DC metropolitan area
Virtual Reception: Friday, October 9, 2020 | 7pm Register via facebook.com/torpedofactory
More information about the exhibition HERE

Terzo Piano
RK1 by Russell Katz
Through November 14
More information HERE

University of Maryland Stamp Gallery
Connected Diaspora: Central American Visuality in the Age of Social Media
Through October 17
More information HERE

Sue Johnson, Blazo Kovacevic, Monroe Isenberg,
Mia Eva Rollow, Cory Oberndorfer and Frame & Frequency VI
September 11-October 18
Virtual Reception: Fri., September 25 from 5-7pm: Sign up HERE https://www.visartscenter.org/event/visarts-virtual-gallery-reception-2/
More Information about the exhibitions HERE

Waverly Street
October 4-November 7
Passages new ceramics by Kanika Sircar
More information HERE