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Thursday, October 13, 2011
PAST: ART: New Exhibits in Windows along Georgia Avenue - Launch Event features Artist Walk & Reception SUN, Nov 13th 3:00pm - 6:00pm, Free
Perhaps you saw the story in The Washington Post a few weeks ago or the news blip about it on TV? The Georgia Avenue Window Walk will celebrate the first two window installations by artists, John Grunwell (who also happens to be a good friend and a very talented local artist - his work is pictured here) and Emily Sloat Shaw, which you can now find hanging in the windows at 2702 and 2902 Georgia Ave, NW.
The day will begin with a reception atPleasant Plains Workshop, located at 2608 Georgia Ave, NW, from 3:00pm - 4:00pm and will be followed by a Walking Tour and Talk with the artists at 4:00pm and will wind up back at at Pleasant Plains Workshop for a post-walk reception from 5:00pm - 6:00pm.
Metro: Best reached by bus - see metro trip-planner. It's up on the hill there at the top of Howard University near Banneker High and the ECAC and there isn't a metro that gets you that close. The least strenuous walk I think would be across Irving from Columbia Heights Metro (see walking map) and take a right onto Georgia, still about a 20 min walk or so - you can also take any of the crosstown buses that pick up there at Irving, I believe it's the H2 and H4 buses, over to Georgia Ave. From U St, Shaw or downtown you can take any bus north along Georgia Avenue. Looks like it's under a mile from all of these metro stations.