Thursday, June 02, 2016

Weekend East City Event Round Up: June 2nd-4th Edition

Image Courtesy Touchstone Gallery

Thursday, June 2nd

Critical Exposure – 6 pm to 9 pm
Break the Frame, Critical Exposure’s 2016 Annual Student Exhibition, features photography by DC youth.
The exhibition is on view at District Center at 555 12th St. NW

Art on 8th – 6:30 pm
Join the Arts Walk at Monroe Street Market and Dance Place for the first day of Art on 8th. Events take place throughout June.

Friday, June 3rd

Washington Studio School – 6 pm
George Pearlman discusses his work at Washington Studio School.
Washington Studio School is located at 2129 S. St. NW

Touchstone Gallery – 6 pm to 8:30 pm
Touchstone Gallery opens three new exhibitions as follows: Landscape: Any Way You Look at it in Gallery A, Home…Where the Art Is in Gallery B, and I Belong Here: Art of the Shaw Community in Gallery C.
Touchstone Gallery is located at 901 New York Ave. NW

Solas Nua – 6 pm to 9 pm
Solas Nua presents group exhibition Repression Resurgence Reemergence One hundred years of re-possessing and re-appropriating Irish identity curated by Jackie Hoysted.
Hillyer Art Space is located at 9 Hillyer Ct. NW

The Gallery at Convergence – 6 pm to 9 pm
Violent Grace: A Retrospective features five decades of paintings by Edward Knipper.
The Gallery at Convergence is located at 1801 N. Quaker Lane, Alexandria, VA

EMP Collective – 6 pm to 10 pm
Explore the relationship between light and sound in the exhibition RELICS: Light and Sound, which features the works of Woven Autonomo.
EMP Collective is located at 307 W. Baltimore St., Baltimore, MD

DC Arts Center – 7 pm to 9 pm
Sarah West invites viewers to explore and navigate the compositions of her work in Vanishing Points.
DC Arts Center is located at 2438 18th St. NW

Saturday, June 4th

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum – 11 am & 2 pm
Families are invited for a docent led tour of Twelve Years that Shook and Shaped Washington: 1963-1975.
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum is located at 1901 Fort Place SE

Arts/Harmony Hall Regional Center – 3 pm to 5 pm
Dale O’ve Jackson presents a series of paintings and sculptures which express his African heritage.
Arts/Harmony Hall regional Center is located at 10701 Livingston Rd., Fort Washington, MD

Honfleur Gallery – 6 pm to 9 pm
Hear/Here curated by Jarvis DuBois features the works of four artists who focus on activism through art.
Honfleur Gallery is located at 1241 Good Hope Rd. SE

Vivid Solutions Gallery – 6 pm to 9 pm
Scott G. Brooks and Todd Franson showcase their works in Uncovered, which examines cover art without text and logos.
Vivid Solutions Gallery is located at 1231 Good Hope Rd. SE

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