Weekend East City
Event Round Up
Artland Temporium Brookland (Friday 6pm, Saturday 6pm and Sunday at 4pm)
Artland is a 12 week public art
celebration offering free cultural events and promoting creative expression
that are housed in temporiums in an effort to revitalize two vacant storefronts
in the Monroe Street NE area of Brookland.
Like LUMEN8Anacostia, this
project is funded by the Artplace America and the DC Office of Planning. The Artland Brookland Temporium project is
presented by Dance Place with guest curators from the DC creative community,
Artland events will take place every weekend between June 1 and August 26, 2012
and are free to the public.
The following events take place
this weekend with an emphasis on Muslim identity in America, human rights in
Islamic countries and inter-faith cooperation:
29 at 6pm: Opening Reception with painter Nadia Janjua
30 6pm: Film Screening The Vigil with Q&A with director Arya
1 4pm: Film Screening Education Under Fire with Q&A with human rights activist
12th Street Gallery is located at 3500 12th Street NE
The Brentwood Arts
Exchange at the Gateway Art Center (4pm to 7pm)
13-18 year olds from around the Washington, DC metropolitan
area were selected for the Express
teen juried show. Joey P.
Mánlapaz will be the Juror. Selected
participants will have the opportunity to win cash awards. For more information, click here.
Brentwood Arts Exchange @ Gateway Arts Center is located at 3901 Rhode Island
Avenue Brentwood, MD
Capitol Hill Arts
Workshop (CHAW) (5pm to 7pm)
CHAW presents recent work by Jane Ann Wynn, an artist
spanning who works in a broad spectrum of media, notably assemblage, jewelry,
sculpture, printmaking, drawing, painting, and photography. Unlike most exhibitions where artists make an
appearance during the opening and get back to their studios, Wynn will be
teaching a workshop on assemblage on Saturday July 21 at CHAW from 10am to 4pm. For more information including information
on how to register for the assemblage workshop, click here.
CHAW is located at 545 Seventh Street SE
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