Friday, March 02, 2012

East City Weekend Round Up

Weekend East City Event Round Up: Power to the People Edition
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Friday March 2, 2012
The Tubman-Mahan Gallery (6:30pm to 8:30pm)
The gallery’s annual exhibition of women artist titled Making HerStory 7: the Journey of Creative Spirits, brings together 23 women artists.  The group show will show a variety of mediums and styles.  For more information about this exhibition including a list of artists, click here .
The Tubman-Mahan Gallery at the Center for Green Urbanism is located at 3938 Benning Road NE
Saturday March 3, 2012
The Brentwood Arts Exchange (Talk begins at 3pm)
Join Lillian Thomas Burwell as she discusses her three-dimensional wall compositions and sculptural installations which blur the boundaries between painting and sculpture. The application of color for its expressive potential is also a feature of Lillian’s work and is a style artists in the DC region have long been known.  For more information, click here.
The Brentwood Arts Exchange is located at 3901 Rhode Island Avenue, Brentwood, MD
artdc Gallery (7pm to 10pm)
Hand Picked is a selection of Washington, DC area artists who work in a range of mediums from paper to wet plate photographs. Curator Grayson Heck, has grouped together artists who, despite working in different mediums, have autochthonously developed a common style.  For more information about each artist, click here .
artdc Gallery is located at 5710 Baltimore Avenue, Hyattsville, MD
The Fridge (5pm to 9pm)
Local artist Adam Dwight guest curates KING ME: Studies in the Uncivilized World, a multimedia exhibition examining symbols of power through art.  These works, created by regional artists, draw attention to the use of power to subjugate others.  For more information including information about each artist, click here .
The Fridge is located in the Rear Alley behind 516 8th Street SE.
Phil Hutinet is the Editor-in-Chief of East City Art.  You can get more information about East HaCity Art on Facebook  or follow them on Twitter

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