Monday April 6th
Life Drawing @Hillyer Art Space
“An independent figure drawing class that allows students to work from a nude model in your choice of mediums.While easels, chairs and artistic ambiance are provided by Hillyer, artists are required to bring their own drawing materials. Space will be limited to 30 attendees. Walk-ins are welcome to join if there are seats available.” Every Monday 6-9PM. Member $10/ Non-Member $12″
Tuesday April 7th
Spotlight Talks @The Philips Collection
“15-minute spotlight tours, focused on different works of art, are offered every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday at noon.” Free(w/admission). @12pm
Wednesday April 8th
Yoga in the Galleries @The Katzen Arts Center
“Join Eva Blutinger for a reflective yoga practice in the Museum. Allow art and yoga to refresh, rejuvenate and take you on a journey to your intuitive, creative and authentic self!”
@10AM. Tickets $5 online or cash.
Talk w/ Art Critic Jerry Saltz @The Katzen Arts Center
“Jerry Saltz, senior art critic for New York Magazine, will talk about making art and being in the art world in this new mad global geography, offering advice to artists, telling tales out of school, and trying to pull back the curtain on this thing called the art world. Come. Learn everything you ever wanted to know about the art world but were too afraid to ask from a creature in the belly of the art world beast.” @6PM. Free.
An Evening of Flamenco @Arts Club of Washington
“The Monroe House will be filled with festivity as Furia Flamenca, an award winning dance company under the direction of Estela Velez de Paredez, presents the music, song and dance of flamenco. The dancers will be accompanied by guitarist Guillermo Christie and singer Jorge Porta. Feel the passion and heat of Spain’s beautiful, traditional dance. Experience its characteristic artful song and thunderous percussive footwork. There’s nothing like it!” @7PM. $20 reserve by 3PM Monday, April 6th at 202.331.7282, ext. 3 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday April 9th
The Pancakes & Booze Art Show @Penn Social
DC’s largest undercover art event with all you can eat pancakes! Featuring over 60 emerging artists, live body painting, live music and of course: all you can eat pancakes! @7PM-2AM
Pay What You Can: The Margins @The DCAC
“Fresh from its sold-out, Helen Hayes Award nominated production of “Nightfall with Edgar Allan Poe” comes Molotov’s chilling production of “The Margins” by David Skeele. Loosely based on the true story of The Philip Experiment in Toronto in the 1970s, five paranormal investigators and a skeptical reporter visit a haunted manor to create and raise a spirit as a psychic experiment – until that experiment goes horribly better than they imagined.” Every Thursday- Sunday. Tickets are Pay what you can at the door on Thursdays! @7:30PM
Artist Talk @All We Art
Friday April 10th
April Opening Reception @Touchstone Gallery
Touchstone Gallery hosts its opening reception for its April features including “CONNECT/DISCONNECT” New Paintings by Marcia Coppel, “Slow Walking in NY” Photographs by Michael Lang and the Touchstone Gallery Member show. @6PM-8:30PM. Free.
Saturday April 11th
PANEL TALK: The Feminist Art Movement @Hillyer Art Space
“Hillyer will host a group of panelists who will discuss the history of the Feminist Art Movement and the place of controversial art in museums and galleries. [Doors open] at 11 and complimentary coffee and pastries will be provided, and the panel discussion will start at 11:30. Panelists are: Helen Langa, professor of American Art at American University, Ying-Chen Peng professor of modern Chinese Art History at American University, and Jesse Harrod, an installation artist local to DC whose work deals with feminist issues.” @11AM. $5 non-members/Free for members
Wear Art Meets Fashion @The Anacostia Arts Center
“Fashion Designer and Simply Cecily Founder Cecily Stewart Habimana is pleased to present her couture collection called Wear Art Meets Fashion. Habimana teams up with visual artist Patricia A. Stewart to present an exhibition that stretches the boundaries of what is considered fashion and art.” @3PM-7PM. Free.
Professional Practices: TechShop Experience Tour @WPA
“TechShop offers artists, hobbyists, entrepreneurs, tinkerers, crafters, scientists, and students of all ages and skill levels access to over $1 million worth of professional equipment including laser cutters, plastics and electronics labs, a machine shop, a wood shop, a metal working shop, a textiles department, welding stations, and a waterjet cutter…[Those] interested in learning more about TechShop, equipment offerings, and facilities are encouraged to join this WPA sponsored experience tour at Techshop’s DC-Arlington location.” @2PM. Free and Open to Public. RSVP required.
Sunday April 12th
Flower Power Party @The Anacostia Arts Center
“Celebrate the closing day of The Cherry Blossom Festival with a Flower Power Party in Historic Anacostia. FREE and family-friendly! Eternal Spring exhibition” 12PM-4PM. Free
Art Installation Open House @Blind Whino
Every Sunday visit Blind Whino to capture the entire Cherry Blossom Festival Art Installation through April 19th! @11AM-4PM. Free.