Friday, August 07, 2015

Weekend East City Event Round Up: Preponderance of Local Artists Edition

See 38 regional emerging artists at Touchstone Gallery this weekend. Pictured above: Nubian Spin by Fletcher Chuck. Courtesy of Touchstone Gallery

Thursday, August 6

Transformer – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
E12: Social Practice will feature the work of Kunj in this month’s installment. The artwork in this mentorship program explores topics of femininity, critical pedagogy, urban planning and visibility.  For more information, click here.

Transformer is located at 1404 P Street NW  

Friday, August 7

Touchstone Gallery – 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Join Touchstone for the opening of the annual MiniSolos. 38 mostly regional and emerging artists will exhibit a wide breadth of work in various media. For details, click here.

Touchstone Gallery is located at 901 New York Ave NW

Saturday, August 8

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The museum shuttle will take visitors to local artists’ homes and studios to get an inside view of their process. This month guests will visit Greta Chapin-McGill and Gallery Serengeti. For more details and to register, click here.

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum is located at 1901 Fort Place SE

Art Enables – 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Dog Days of Summer is the annual inventory sale hosted by Art Enables. The artwork created by Art Enables’ artist will be marked down 50% for visitors to purchase. Guests can also participate in a portrait workshop. For more information, click here.

Art Enables is located at 2204 Rhode Island Ave NE

Hamiltonian – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Hamiltonian welcomes artists Adam Ryder and Dan Perkins to the gallery this August. Ryder uses found objects and photographs of landscapes to expose a conspiracy theory while Perkins’ landscapes remove humans and depict solitary scenes. For details, click here.

Hamiltonian is located at 1353 U St NW

Art Whino Gallery – 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Unnatural Habitat features the works of Aaron Martin and Jesse R Yu. Both artists explore the creatures from the animal kingdom, while applying their individual and unique styles to their interpretations. For more information, click here.

Art Whino Gallery is located at 171 American Way, National Harbor, MD

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