Friday, June 24, 2016

Weekend East City Event Round Up: June 24 – June 26 Edition

Sample work produced during the Third Annual Big Draw. 
Courtesy of Washington Studio School.

Friday, June 24

PGAAMCC – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center hosts #Solidaritrees with Omalara Williams McCallister, Black Lives Matter DC. This interactive community based art project is part of the Celebrating Black Arts and Culture series.
The PGAAMCC is located at 4519 Rhode Island Ave., North Brentwood, MD

Saturday, June 25

Joe’s Movement Emporium – 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Creative Edge Collaborative leads a discussion on how independent film disrupts Hollywood’s business model.
Joe’s Movement Emporium is located at 3309 Bunker Hill Rd., Mount Rainier, MD

Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Joins the National Postal Museum for Family Day filled with free children’s art activities.
The National Postal Museum is located at 2 Massachusetts Ave. NE

39th Street Gallery – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Artist-in-Residence, Jodie Ferrier, discusses her last four months working at the Gateway Arts Center.
39th Street Gallery is located at 3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood, MD

Brentwood Arts Exchange – 2 p.m.
Carol Barsha discusses her exhibition Between the Real and the Imagined.
Brentwood Arts Exchange is located at 3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood, MD

Arlington Arts Center – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Arlington Arts Center opens Strange Landscapes, Austin Shull Reconciliation and Materialized Magic.
Arlington Arts Center is located at 3550 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA

Hamiltonian – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Hamiltonian welcomes Christie Neptune in her Washington, DC solo debut She Fell From Normalcy.
Hamiltonian is located at 1353 U St. NW

Blind Whino – 8 .m. to 11 p.m.
In Querencia, Taylor White explores human nature and emotion through the human form.
Blind Whino is located at 700 Delaware Ave. SW

Sunday, June 26

Washington Studio School – 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Join the fourth annual Big Draw at Washington Studio School.
Washington Studio School is located at 2129 S. St. NW

(Up)Rising Festival – 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
The second year of this choose-your-own-art-adventure festival includes over 45 artists and organizations celebrating local art.
The festival is located along the 600-2300 Blocks of Rhode Island Ave. NE

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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