Friday, March 04, 2016

Weekend East City Event Round Up: Abyssinian Edition

Ethiopian artist Nahosenay Negussie of Addis Ababa. Image courtesy Congress Heights Arts and Culture Center

Friday, March 4

Pyramid Atlantic Art Center – 6–8pm
Alexandra N. Sherman’s exhibition, Map for the Eyes, features watercolors that act as a visual record of her experience living in Buenos Aires.
Pyramid Atlantic Art Center is located at 8230 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, MD

Touchstone Gallery – 6–8:30pm
Touchstone Gallery presents Figure 8 Plus 1, an exhibition focusing on human form through a variety of media.
Touchstone Gallery is located at 901 New York Ave. NW

Hillyer Art Space – 6–9pm
In Lina Alattar’s solo exhibition, Embracing Abstraction, the artist explores the development of identity through her paintings.
Hillyer Art Space is located at 9 Hillyer Ct. NW

CHACC – 6–9pm
Congress Heights Arts & Culture Center explores Abyssinian civilization in A Taste of Ethiopia. In March, enjoy Ethiopian art, music, food and culture.
CHACC is located at 3200 MLK Jr. Ave. SE

WPA – 7–9pm
Mirror Mirrored: Art Meets the Monsters, curated by Michelle Aldredge and Corwin Levi, re-imagines Grimms’ Fairy Tales through the eyes of sixteen contemporary artists.
WPA is located at 2124 8th St. NW

Saturday, March 5

The National Postal Museum – 10am–5pm
Celebrate Women’s History Month at the National Postal Museum’s general audience festival.
The National Postal Museum is located at 2 Massachusetts Ave. NE

CHAL – 5pm–7pm
Capitol Hill Art League opens Appetite for Art at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop galleries. Selected artists will receive awards for outstanding work at the opening.
CHAW is located at 545 7th St. SE

Foundry Gallery – 5–8pm
Artist Fran Abrams creates sculptural artwork that explores the different approaches to folding polymer clay.
Foundry Gallery is located at 2118 8th St. NW

Jess Oros is the Editor of East City Art. You can get more information about East City Art on Facebook, by following them on Twitter, or by signing up for their newsletter.

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