Thursday, January 30, 2014

Weekend East City Event Round Up

Warmer Weather through Imagery Edition

Katherine Mann and Michael Platt. Photo Courtesy Honfleur Gallery. 

Saturday February 1
The 39th Street Gallery (11am - 3pm)
Ever coveted thy neighbor’s art supply collection? Well now is your chance to riffle through it and grab what you want!  The late Manon Cleary’s entire collection of supplies, easels and equipment will be for sale at the 39th Street Gallery.  Proceeds benefit an upcoming exhibition in April at the Arts Club of Washington.  More information here.

The 39th Street Gallery is located at 3901 Rhode Island Avenue, Brentwood, MD (Upstairs)

Brentwood Arts Exchange (2-5pm)
A panel of local film professionals selected the experimental videos, documentaries and fiction pieces of 19 artists whose work was limited to a running time of ten minutes.   A cash prize will be awarded at the end of the viewing.  Forget the popcorn- Hyattsville Brewery Franklin’s will supply locally crafted beer and their famous chili!  Information on participating artists here.

Brentwood Arts Exchange is located at 3901 Rhode Island Avenue, Brentwood, MD (Downstairs)

Honfleur Gallery (2pm & 2:45pm)
At 2pm Laila Abdul-Hadi Jadallah will discuss Adrift, a photography exhibition of Moroccan and Turkish landscapes. Then, at 2:45pm, Katherine Tzu-Lan Mann & Michael B. Platt will discuss how both artists came to coproduce Common GroundInformation about the exhibitions here.

Honfleur Gallery is located at 1241 Good Hope Road SE

Corner Store Arts (6pm to 8pm)
If the landscapes of Morocco and Turkey don’t warm you up, go Cuban! For a $10 suggested donation, The Swantelier Cuban Journals or “Fiesta of Photography” buys you homemade tapas, Havana Street Music and handmade books from Matanzas, Cuba.  Details found here.
Corner Store Arts is located at 900 South Carolina Avenue SE
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