(e)merge art fair (September 22 - 25)
The eyes of the art world are on
Attendees will find a large number of DC galleries represented at the fair including local
While there is a nominal entrance fee of $15, faculty and students can preview the work for free Friday September 23 from 12pm to 3pm.
The Capitol Skyline Hotel is located at 10 “I” Street SW at
The Fourth Annual Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival (Saturday 11am to 5pm)
If you missed last week’s H Street Festival or wish you could turn back the clock, look no further than the Fourth Annual Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival. With dozens of local artists and artisans selling their work, live music, including an African Dance Troop and fresh, freely flowing beer from local brewery Franklin’s, this festival is not to be missed. Parking is free and a free shuttle will ferry riders between the West Hyattsville Metro (green line) and the festival.
Also, don’t forget to visit East City Art’s tent and enter for your chance to win a framed pen and ink drawing by local artist Ellen Cornett who teaches at CHAW (Capitol Hill Arts Workshop). Details here.
The Hyattsville Arts Festival is located at 5500 Baltimore Avenue and Jefferson Street in Hyattsville, MD
artdc Gallery (Saturday 11am to 5pm)
artdc gallery will show one hundred 12” x 12” pieces by over two dozen local artists during the Hyattsville arts festival. This is an excellent opportunity to buy a small affordable piece for your wall or start your holiday shopping early! The gallery is located at the
artdc gallery is located at
Animal Tales and Other Mischief (4pm to 6pm)
Ellen Cornett, a local artist and one of CHAW students’ favorite instructors, has created a new body of work using her renowned pastel technique. The exhibition entitled Animal Tales and Other Mischief visually interprets childhood tales with subtle twists and turns in a vibrant palette that never disappoints.
The reception is being held at
NOTE: there will be no figure drawing workshop this Saturday at CHAW