Friday, March 27, 2015

Weekend East City Event Round Up: People’s Choice Edition

Pictured above, Rita Elner's Beautiful Thing is among the contenders for the People's Choice Awards.  Image courtesy of the artist.

Friday, March 27

Gallery Al-Quds – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
 The ongoing series, Exiles & nomads, features works that represent family and community through the use of  a variety of materials. The artist uses ceramics, glass, and discarded wood to build sculptures and portraits.  For details, click here.
 The Jerusalem Fund Gallery Al-Quds is located at 2425 Virginia Avenue NW.

Anacostia Arts Center – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
 Join Anacostia Arts Center for Eternal Spring an exhibition by Matt Hollis to celebrate the National Cherry  Blossom Festival. Hollis’s works featured organic soft sculptures and bold colors. For more information,  click here.
 Anacostia Arts Center is located at 1231 Good Hope Road SE.

Joan Hisaoka Center – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
 Alchemical Vessels features the work of over 100 new artists selected by twenty curators. The exhibition and  benefit will run through May 22, 2015. For details, click here.
 The Joan Hisaoka Gallery is located at 1632 U Street NW.

Saturday, March 28

Emulsion at Gallery OonH -7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
 Emulsion closes out with the People's Choice Awards on Saturday.
 Gallery OonH is located at 1354 H Street NE.

G Fine Art – 2 p.m.
 Historian Aneta Georgievska-Shine and artist Maggie Michael will speak about the literary and musical  connections to the Colored Ground Series. For more information, click here.
 G Fine Art is located at 4718 14th Street NW.

Gallery plan b – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
 Freya Grand’s solo exhibition features the vast landscapes of Namibia and Botswana. Grand is working with  the African Wildlife Foundation and a portion of all proceeds will go to AWF. For details, click here.
 Gallery plan b is located 1530 14th Street NW.

Jess Oros is the Events Editor for 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.

*This week's East City Event Round Up slightly edited for this blog*

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