Friday, July 11, 2014

Weekend East City Art Event Round Up, incls openings at CONNERSMITH & Open Studio on Fla Ave

Weekend East City Event Round Up: Local Art Rules Edition
Friday, July 11
Honfleur and Vivid Solutions Galleries host opening receptions for The Seventh Annual East of the River Exhibition and The Invisible Wall: Photographs from East of the River. Honfleur’s exhibit features the work of nine artists who have a special connection to communities East of the River while at Vivid Solutions, Susana Raab’s photographs weave an East of the River community narrative. To read more about these events, click here.
Honfleur Gallery is located at 1241 Good Hope Road SE. Vivid Solutions Gallery is located at 1231 Good Hope Road SE.
CHAW – 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Join CHAW for “Paint and Sip” this Friday. Ellen Cornett and Sheppard Bear will provide step-by-step instructions while you enjoy snacks and wine. For information to register, click here.
CHAW is located at 545 7th Street, SE.
Saturday, July 12
Art Enables’ Off-Rhode Gallery – 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Off-Rhode Gallery hosts an exhibit celebrating the creativity and art of Ward 5. For a list of  all participating artists, click here.
Off-Rhode Gallery is located at 2204 Rhode Island Ave., NE.
39th Street Gallery - 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Join the 39th Street gallery in saying good-bye to Melissa Ezelle, current artist-in-residence (A.I.R.), and welcoming new A.I.R., Jack Warner. Melissa will talk about her work and time at the Gateway CDC. For more information, click here.

39th Street Gallery is located at 3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood, MD.
CHAW - 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Interested in comic art? Visit CHAW for the opening of DC Conspiracy: A Retrospective. This exhibit explores the collaborative side of comic book art by local illustrators. To read more about this exhibit, click here.
CHAW is located at 545 7th Street, SE.
CONNERSMITH. - 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
CONNERSMITH presents the opening of ACADEMY 2014. Dr. Jamie Smith, exhibition founder and curator, invited 17 artists from local MFA and BFA programs to the 14th annual exhibition. For an in-depth look at about the work of two of the invited artists, read profiles by Wade Carey and Eric Hope.   For more information about ACADEMY 2014, click here.
CONNERSMITH. is located at 1358 Florida Ave., NE.
Open Studio DC - 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Don’t miss the final event at Open Studio DC’s Trinidad NE location. See the works of Carolyn Hartmann, Pepa Leon, Fawna Xiao, JD Deardourff, and David Bellard. To read more about this event, click here.
This event will be held at 1348 Florida Ave., NE.
Sunday, July 13
DC GlassWorks - 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
DC Glassworks hosts classes on second Sundays and last Saturdays throughout the summer. This week, learn ho to make your own paperweight. For information about registering, click here.
DC GlassWorks is located at 5346 46th Ave., Hyattsville, MD.
Jess Oros is the Production Manager 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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