Take a trip to outer space at the WPA Saturday night at Other Worlds, Other Stories. Image courtesy Washington Project for the Arts.
Friday, January 8
Touchstone Gallery — 6pm to 8:30pm
Join Touchstone Gallery for the opening of Before They Are Gone by Leslie Johnston. The mixed media installation features over 2,500 ceramic pieces representing the average number of elephants killed in Africa monthly. For more details, click here.
Touchstone Gallery is located at 901 New York Ave. NW
Congress Heights Arts & Culture Center — 6pm to 9pm
The CHACC presents Malia Kai’s This Pulse of Life: In Four Movements, which explores her internal struggles through the use of color, texture, and form. For more information, click here.
CHACC is located at 3200 MLK Jr. Ave. SE
ReCreative Spaces — 7pm to 10pm
ReCreative Spaces presents Prometheus featuring paintings by Arthur Kwon Lee focusing on the masculine animus. For more details, click here.
ReCreative Spaces is located at 3501 Perry St., Mt. Rainier, MD
Saturday, January 9
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum — 10am
Take a tour of local artists’ studios. Artists participating in this studio tour are Michael Platt and Cedric Baker. For more information, click here.
Anacostia Community Museum is located at 1901 Fort Place SE
WPA — 6pm to 8pm
Other Worlds, Other Stories features ten contemporary artists who use space exploration to reflect dreams of escape, conquest, and adventure. For more information, click here.
The exhibition is located at 2124 8th St. NW
Adah Rose Gallery at 1469 Harvard St. NW — 6:30pm to 8:30pm
J.T. Kirkland’s You Stumble Over the New Language But Even it is Becoming Beautiful. J.T.’s paintings embrace geometry and invoke a sense of movement. For more details, click here.
Adah Rose Gallery is exhibiting this work at 1469 Harvard St. NW
Hamiltonian – 7pm to 9pm
Hamiltonian presents two new exhibitions as follows: Mode(s) by Rob Hackett and Asleep in the Factory by Kyle Tata. Both exhibitions run concurrently at Hamiltonian. For more information, click here.
Hamiltonian is located at 1353 U St. NW
Gallery OonH – 8pm to 11pm
Celebrate Twelfth Night H Street Style with an art exhibition, king cake, live music, fortune tellers, and other entertainment. For more details, click here.
Gallery OonH is located at 1354 H St. NE
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