Pieces of You by Chanel Compton at Harmony Hall. Exhibition still courtesy of the artist. The exhibition opens to the public Saturday Jan. 10 at Harmony Hall
Thursday, January 8
Studio 21 – 6 p.m.
Dance Place and maDCap exhibit the works of Reza Ghajar in Painting Pain. Ghajar explores aspects that remain common throughout different cultures and societies in his works. For more details, click here.
Studio 21 is located at 716 Monroe St., NE.
Friday, January 9
Studio Gallery – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Join Open Studio DC’s artists as they show their work at Studio Gallery’s emerging DC area artists exhibition. For more information about the opening, click here.
Studio Gallery is located at 2108 R St., NW.
Touchstone Gallery – 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
The galleries at Touchstone present their January exhibits for all three galleries. Relax, meet the artists, and enjoy light refreshments. For details about the openings, click here.
Touchstone Gallery is located at 901 New York Ave., NW.
Vivid Solutions Gallery – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
In Access/Index, photographer Katherine Sifers explores the cost of accessibility to food in Washington, DC through her still life works. For more information about the exhibit, click here.
Vivid Solutions Gallery is located at 1231 Good Hope Rd., SE.
Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Together Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery and ArtWorks for Freedom feature the work of Kay Chernush in this new exhibit, which examines the fight against modern slavery and human trafficking. For details, click here.
Joan Hisaoka Gallery is located at 1632 U St., NW.
District of Columbia Arts Center – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Duly Noted Painters presents the works of Matthew Malone and Kurtis Ceppetelli in Composite Allusions. The artists combine their two voices and invite viewers into the world they observe everyday. For more information, click here.
The District of Columbia Arts Center is located at 2438 18th St., NW.
Saturday, January 10
Off-Rhode Gallery at Art Enables – 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Figuratively Speaking highlights the works of sculptor Hebron Chism and painter Collin Lacey. Both artists bring the familiar of everyday life and objects into a unique an unexpected view. For more information, click here.
Off Rhode Gallery at Art Enables is located at 2204 Rhode Island Ave., NE.
Harmony Hall – 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Chanel Compton’s newest body of work Pieces of You features a series of mixed media portraits of people with a personal connection to the artist. Compton’s goal with this series is to use her art as a means to connect people to one another. For details, click here.
Harmony Hall is located at 10701 Livingston Rd., Fort Washington, MD.
CHAW – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Join CHAW as they celebrate their teaching artists in the Faculty Art Show and gallery talks. Guests will have the opportunity to meet the teacher-artists on a personal level. For more information, click here.
CHAW is located at 545 7th St., SE.
Hamiltonian – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Hamiltonian starts the New Year with two birthday-themed performance-based art projects that invite community collaboration into the gallery. For more information about the two projects, click here.
Hamiltonian Gallery is located at 1353 U St., NW.
Gallery O on H – 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Celebrate the Epiphany with a night full of fun festivities at this year’s 12th Night Mardi Gras Party. There is a suggested donation of $10 at the door. All proceeds go to Santa’s Cause DC. To RSVP, click here.
Gallery O on H is located at 1354 H St., NE.Jess Oros is the Production Manager of East City Art. You can get more information about East City Art on Facebook, by following them on Twitter, or click here to sign up for their newsletter.