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Wednesday, November 21, 2012
PAST: ART: Guest Post from East City Art! Three Free Art events this SAT, Nov 23rd
Weekend East City Event Round Up: Workshops that Glitter Edition
Bring the family (or just yourself!) and create a glitter centerpiece for Thanksgiving. While the BAE has a few centerpiece molds from which to work, attendees are encouraged to bring their own items to glitter to this free workshop.
Brentwood Arts Exchange
3901 Rhode Island Avenue - Brentwood, MD
Metro: See metro trip-planner for best bus access from metro based on where you are coming from
Alleycat studios is worth a visit just in itself as it is tucked away in one of Capitol Hill’s most bucolic alleys in which a “secret” garden is located. Three artists Pat Goslee, Sally Kauffman and Lynn Putney will be showing work at the studio.
Alley Cat Studio
29 Kings Ct SE
between 14th and 15th, north of C St SE
Metro: Stadium Armory and walk (see map) about ten minutes
DC Artist Kelly Towles' multistory mural at Art Yards DC Photo by Ian Roche
See a series of multistory murals on view now through mid-December at the Yards located at the SE Waterfront next to the baseball Stadium. Artists from across the US and even Australia have participated in the project.
Art at the Yards
in and around First and M St SE
Metro: Navy Yard
East City Art is now in Print! The next East City Art Quarterly Guide to the Visual Arts comes out December 7 in the Hill Rag and December 14 in East of the River. Phil Hutinet is the Editor-in-Chief of East City Art. You can also find East City Art on facebook and Twitter and you can also sign up for their newsletterhere .