Friday, April 29, 2016

Weekend East City Event Round Up

Ben Carver's ten year retrospective of post-Katrina New Orleans is on view at White Room.  Image courtesy the artist

April 28-May 1 Edition 

Friday, April 29

DC Arts Center – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
In Sip and Paint Van Gogh’s The Starry Night, almost 30 artists interpret the Dutch Master’s iconic painting and express how it relates to their own practice.
DC Arts Center is located at 2438 18th St. NW

Saturday, April 30

Montpelier Mansion – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Montpelier Herbs, Teas and the Arts Festival celebrates its 20th year.
Montpelier Mansion/Historic Site is located at 9650 Muirkirk Lane, Laurel, MD

Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex Learning Lane Gallery – 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The Art of Freedom: War, Peace, and Everything Between features art from ten veterans and active duty members of the United States Armed Forces.
Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex Learning Lane Gallery is located at 8001 Sheriff Rd., Landover, MD

White Room – 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Photographer Ben Carver weaves a visual narrative of the Crescent City ten years after Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans.
White Room is located at 1240 9th St. NW

Sunday, May 1

Verizon Plaza – 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Join Lisa Marie Thalhammer and WithLoveDC for a free Pop Up Yoga Class with poses and intentions that are inspired by Untitled by Kendall Buster.
Verizon Plaza is located at 1320 N. Courthouse Rd., Arlington, VA

Adah Rose Gallery – 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Histories, Heroes and Small Moments features the works of American realist oil painter, Nathan Loda. Loda examines his American identity and family stories through his paintings.
Adah Rose Gallery is located at 3766 Howard Ave., Kensington, MD

Congress Heights Arts & Culture Center – 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Honoring Congress Heights – Past, Present, & Future exhibition features historic photographs from the community alongside paintings from students who currently attend schools in the community.
Congress Heights Arts & Culture Center is located at 3200 Martin L. King Jr. Ave. SE

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 click here to sign up for their newsletter.

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