Friday, February 07, 2014

Weekend East City Round Up

Detail of work by Ecuadorian outsider artist Luis Millingalli.  Photo courtesy Art Enables.

Weekend East City Event Round Up:  Super February Edition

Friday February 7
Ward 8 Arts and Culture Council.
The Ward 8 Arts and Culture council will host a meet and greet to discuss the upcoming calendar year.  For more information, click here.
The G8way Pavilion is located at 2700 Martin Luther King Junior Avenue SE

Saturday February 8

Gallery Openings

Art Enables– 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Art Enables celebrates its twelfth anniversary with a presentation of work by its resident artists, a card making workshop for Valentine’s Day and an exhibition at their lower-level Off Rhode Gallery by outsider Ecuadorian artist Luis Millingalli. More information here.
Art Enables is located at 2204 Rhode Island Avenue NE

Catalyst Projects – 6 p.m to 9 p.m.
It’s sexy time at Catalyst Projects! Internationally renowned artist Bryan Lewis Saunders collaborates with Nicole Bailey to produce Sensations, an exploration of intimate interactions between people expressed through drawing. Information about the exhibition here.
Catalyst Projects is located in Studio 13, Monroe Market Artswalk (800 block of Monroe Street NE)

Washington Project for the Arts – 7 p.m to 9 p.m.
The February WPA Hothouse Video Series features the works of rising star Jacolby Satterwhite whose prints and works at the Capitol Skyline Hotel will culminate in a video titled “Reifying Desire 6” which will be presented at the 2014 Whitney Biennale.  Details found here.
The Hothouse Video project is located at 10 I (Eye) Street SW in the Capitol Skyline Hotel

Valentine’s Day Workshops
National Postal Museum– 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Card Making Workshop – Free. More info here.
Art Enables – 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Card Making Workshop – Free.  More info here.
Brentwood Arts Exchange– 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
“Shrinky Dink” Workshop Free.  More info here.

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