Friday, October 09, 2015

Weekend East City Event Round Up: Outsider Art Edition

Outsider Art Inside the Beltway celebrates its 10th anniversary at Art Enables. Experience the work of outsider artists from around the country at this annual showcase. Pictured above Cabin by the Lake by Mike Knox. Image courtesy of Art Enables.

Saturday, October 10

Stitch & Rivet – 9am to 1pm
Stitch & Rivet hosts a “Meet the Maker” series through November 21, 2015. Join Annie Howe for a workshop on paper cuts and prints. For more information, click here.
Stitch & Rivet is located at Studio #3 716 Monroe St. NE.

Anacostia Community Museum – 10am
The Anacostia Community Museum hosts artist studio tours in the DC area. Participants will be able to visit local artists Ulysses Marshall, George Tolbert, and Bonita Bing. For more details, click here.
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum is located at 1901 Fort Place SE.

Art Enables – 1pm to 4pm
Art Enables hosts the 10th annual Outsider Art Inside the Beltway exhibit. Visitors will be able to see new pieces from Art Enables artists along with work from other groups from around the country.
Off-Rhode Gallery at Art Enables is located at 2204 Rhode Island Ave. NE.

Brentwood Arts Exchange – 2pm to 4pm
Winner of the 2014 Project America’s Next Top Master Artist, Ellen Cornett will discuss her current body of work The Art of the Tale, on view at the BAE.
Brentwood Arts Exchange is located at 3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood, MD.

39th Street Gallery – 2pm to 4pm
Artist in Residence Paul Shortt presents an artist talk centered on his ongoing projects. Shortt is a visual artist and educator who seeks to rethink the concept of loitering.
39th Street Gallery is located at 3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood, MD.

Otis Street Arts Project – 5pm to 8pm
Co-Exist features the work of Glenn Richardson, Eric Celarier, and Albert Schweitzer. The exhibition is curated by Molly Ruppert.
Otis Street Arts Project is located at 3706 Otis St., Mount Rainier, MD.

Gallery NK – 6pm to 9pm
Join Gallery NK as they present of the works of Richard Claraval and Claudia Cappelle. Both artists strive to connect viewers to nature through their work.
Gallery NK is located at 321 K St. NE.

Sunday, October 11

Anacostia Community Museum – 2pm
Author Michael Donoghue will talk about the inspiration for his book Borderland on the Isthmus. Limited copies of his book will be available for purchase.
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum is located at 1901 Fort Place SE.

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