Friday, December 04, 2015

Weekend East City Event Round Up: Krampus Night Edition

The fourth annual Krampuslauf at Gallery O on H includes a Krampus Parade down H Street NE, a gallery opening and an after-party. Image by Phil Hutinet for East City Art.

Friday, December 4

Wohlfarth Galleries — 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Wohlfarth Galleries presents the works of six artists: Mario Abbatepaolo, Lisa Farrell, Lois Griffel, Manuel Palacio, William Papaleo, and Ellyn Weiss. For more details, click here.

Wohlfarth Galleries is located at 3418 9th St. NE.

Touchstone Gallery — 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Join Touchstone Gallery for the opening reception of their two December exhibitions. Galleries A and C present Red and Gallery B presents 10 x 10 = 100 inches of art for $100.For more information, click here.

Touchstone Gallery is located at 901 New York Ave. NW.

Congress Heights Arts & Cultural Center — 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Congress Heights Arts & Cultural Center celebrates the closing of a month-long exhibition which paid tribute to Lois Mailou Jones’s work. For more information, click here.

Congress Heights Arts & Cultural Center is located at 3200 MLK Jr. Ave. SE.

Saturday, December 5

District Clay — 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
District Clay hosts their annual Holiday Pottery Sale featuring the works of resident artists, teachers, and students. For more details, click here.

District Clay is located at 2414 Douglas St. NE.

Otis Street Arts Project — 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Join the artists of Co-Exist as they discuss how their art examines the world through the different materials each uses. For more information, click here.

Otis Street Arts Project is located at 3706 Otis St., Mount Rainier, MD.

Open Studio DC — 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
The Ivy City screenprint shop will open will host a winter market complete with printing demonstrations and whiskey taste-testing courtesy of their ground-floor neighbor OneEight Distilling.  For more information, click here.

Open Studio DC is located at 1135 Okie Street NE

Gallery O on H — 6 p.m.
Gallery O on H hosts their annual Krampuslauf where beast-like creatures roam H Street in search of naughty children on the eve of Saint Nicolas culminating in a gallery opening and after-party.  Full event information details here

Gallery O on H is located at 1354 H Street NE

Publick Playhouse — 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Jordan Shackelford presents To Be Young, an exhibition that focuses on childhood memories. Shackelford’s oil paintings strive to capture the carefree experience of youth. For more details, click here.

Publick Playhouse is located at 5445 Landover Road, Cheverly, MD.

Jess Oros is the Editor of East City Art. You can get more information about East City Art onFacebook, by following them on Twitter, or


pat said...

krampusnacht was great fun...

Anonymous said...

I saw a lot of people on H with the Krampus costumes. Why is it so popular?