Friday, April 12, 2013

PAST: ART: Weekend East City Event Round Up: April Super Saturday Edition - Guest Post from East City Art for events this SAT, April 12th

Weekend East City Event Round Up:  April Super Saturday Edition

Saturday, April 12th

Art Enables– 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Art Enables’ April second Saturday workshop is all about the superhero! Create you very own with all materials supplied. Details on this free activity here.
Art Enables
2204 Rhode Island Avenue NE

Salve Regina Gallery– 2 p.m. (curators talk) 3 p.m. (closing reception)
Meet the curators of Under the Influence: Reverberations of the Washington Color School and discuss their selection of eight well-known DC artists whose work best represents the Washington Color School. A closing reception follows. For more information about the exhibition, click here.
Salve Regina gallery is located in Salve Regina Hall on the
CUA Campus
620 Michigan Avenue NE

Catalyst Projects– 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Capitol Hill-based Catalyst Projects has partnered with doris-mae to exhibit new work by DC-based artist Steve Wanna whose work in A Slight Suggestion combines music, video, sculpture and photography to describe sights and sounds specific to observed locations. For more information, click here.
1716 14th Street NW, second floor

Washington Project for the Arts– 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
In the ongoing Hothouse Video Series, the WPA will inaugurate three Jonathan Monaghan videos whose surreal imagery employ Baroque architecture and science fiction. The animated series loops endlessly while touching on themes of wealth and power absent of morality or meaning. For more info, click here.
The Hothouse videos are located in the lobby of the
Capitol Skyline Hotel 
10 I (eye) Street SW

CONNERSMITH– 5 p.m. (artist talk) 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (opening)
CONNERSMITH presents two concurrent exhibitions by artists Katie Miller and Agniet Snoep who have rendered traditional subject matter such as portraiture and still-lifes contemporaneous through the use of 21st Century imaging technology. For a full description, click here. Read an interview with Agniet Snoep by East City Art’s Eric Hope here.
CONNERSMITH is located at 1358 Florida Ave. NE

artDC Gallery– 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
artDC Gallery in Hyattsville is exhibiting the works of eight area-based abstract painters whose vibrant palettes and shapes mirror the arrival of spring. For a full list of exhibitors, click here.
artDC Gallery
5710 Baltimore Avenue, Hyattsville, MD

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Phil Hutinet is the Editor-in-Chief of East City Art. You can get more information about East City Art on Facebook by follow them on Twitter or click here to sign up for their newsletter.

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