November 2016 Art Fridays and Openings at CHAW

By Editorial Team on November 2, 2016
Photo courtesy of CHAW.
Photo courtesy of CHAW.

Fridays, November 4 & 18 – Friday ARTnights: Drop-In Figure Drawing
The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) hosts a drop-in “Working from the Figure” session on Fridays, November 4 & November 18, 2016 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at CHAW, 545 7th Street, SE. Work on drawings or paintings in front of a live model in a session without formal instruction, facilitated by artist Will Fleishell. Please bring your own drawing materials. Easels are available. The session is $15 for drop-in students. For more information, visit or call (202) 547-6839.

Saturday, November 5 – Gallery Show Opening: CHAL Presents “Show & Tell: Winter Magic”
The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) is proud to present Capitol Hill Art League’s winter all-media juried exhibit for member artists, “Show & Tell: Winter Magic.” The opening will take place 5:00pm-7:00pm on Saturday, November 5 at CHAW, 545 7th St. SE, and is free and open to the public. General gallery hours are: 9:30 am–9:00 pm (M-Th), 9:30 am–6:00 pm (F), and 9:00 am–2:00 pm (Sat). Gallery is free and open to the public. The exhibit will run November 5-December 5 in the Gallery. For more information, visit, or call (202) 547-6839.

Friday, November 11 – Friday ARTnights: Paint & Sip
Join the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) for Paint and Sip, part of CHAW’s popular Friday ARTnights program, for an evening of painting and wine on Friday, November 11, 2016 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at CHAW, 545 7th Street, SE. Receive step-by-step instruction from CHAW teaching artists Ellen Cornett and Sheppard Bear as you create your own masterpiece, all while enjoying snacks and wine. $30 includes all materials and refreshments. Please call CHAW at (202) 547-6839 to register. For more information, visit

New Drop-In Opportunity:
Art Adventurers Studio
at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop
October 25 – December 6, 2016

A creative space for young artists to create, experience, and develop a love of the arts
Tuesdays 10:30 – 12:30
Recommended for ages 2 – 4 with caregiver (no drop offs)
Drop-in only; minimum donation $5 per child; 2 child limit per adult
All proceeds benefit CHAW tuition assistance
Classes take place at CHAW, 545 7th St. SE

Classes begin with a children’s story based on an artist’s life or a book that will help introduce the day’s project and techniques. One main guided project will be based on the story and appeal to a range of ages. Additional exploration stations will be set up to complement the main project. These additional stations will reinforce technique and introduce new materials and tools. For more information contact or call CHAW at 202-547-6839.