Week of March 23rd-29th/15


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Monday March 23rd

figuredrawing-ICON1 (1)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 March 24th



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




"Erongo Rocks"
Erongo Rocks

Wednesday March 25th

Africa Opening Recption @Gallery plan b

“Freya Grand returns to plan b with an exhibition of paintings focusing on the diverse and intriguing landscapes of Africa. The paintings, some very large, capture the vistas the artist encountered on her many visits to this vast continent.” 6-8PM. Free.





Facsimile and B.C./A.D. Opening Receptions @ Morton Fine Art

“Please join us for the opening of “Facsimile”, alternative process photographs by NATALIE CHEUNG and “B.C./A.D.” nature-based abstract oil paintings by ANDREI PETROV. Both artists will be in attendance.” Free. 6-8PM

Thursday March 26th

Culture-Blast-bannerCulture Blast Thursday presents: Francophonie Festival: Swiss Art Night – Entre Terre et Ciel @Hillyer Art Space

“An evening of French Film & Networking, part of the annual Francophonie Festival. Doors open at 6:30pm and the program will begin at 7pm. Enjoy the film Entre Terre at Ciel, popcorn provided! After the film, join us for a reception featuring a drawing atelier and draw famous swiss paintings, landscapes and more, with wine and cheese provided by the Swiss Embassy. A raffle for a Plaza Arts gift card will be drawn at 8:30 to conclude the evening.” 6:30-8:30PM. Free, $5 donations suggested. RSVP Here



cherryArtJamz popup @Freer-Sackler Gallery

“The ArtJamz popup team is making three appearances at the Freer-Sackler Gallery (1050 Independence Avenue Southwest, Washington, DC 20560), March 26th and April 9th in order to celebrate our city’s most famous activity (politics notwithstanding) in a Cherry Blossom painting class. We are also hosting Cherry Blossom Painting classes for kids and families on March 28th.” Thursday 7-9PM. General Admission $41




Friday March 27th



Eternal Spring Exhibition Opening @Anacostia Arts Center

“Artist Matt Hollis exhibits a new series of ‘petals on canvas’ in Eternal Spring. These bold, graphic works are each comprised of hundreds of fake flower petals, sewn into layers on fabric and mounted on canvas. The assemblages condense the allure and sensuality of nature and represent the power that both art and organic forms have to mesmerize and attract the viewer.” 6-8PM. Free.





Cherry Blast: Art + Music Dance Party @Blind Whino

Cherry Blast thrills visitors with a multi sensory, multimedia extravaganza. Cherry Blast: Art + Music Dance Party showcases a blossom-inspired art exhibition and an array of musical performances. BLIND WHINO, a former church turned contemporary art space, proves a colorful setting for this spirited event. The National Cherry Blossom Festival partners with Art Whino for visual programming during the night, and the arts organization curates a massive group art show featuring cherry blossom-inspired pieces (all available for purchase, with proceeds supporting the National Cherry Blossom Festival). The micro Wave project brings 3-D art installations throughout the space, and musicians, performance artists and DJs keep the party grooving until midnight. Japanese-inspired sounds accent the sets of Ursula 1000 of the Eighteen Street Lounge Label and DJ Ayescold, who spins alongside a percussionist.” 7PM-12AM. $15(in advance)/$20(door)


Saturday March 28th


Oxygen @Studio Gallery

Last chance to see Sally Levie’s Oxygen exhibition at Studio Gallery. TFC interview with Sally Levie to be released March 24th. 11AM-6PM. Free.







Bump N Grimes: Walking Dead Burlesque Show! @Fantom Comics

Bump & Grimes
Bump & Grimes

Sip & Sew @Anacostia Arts Center



Sunday March 29th

Ran Dank Photo: Lisa-Marie Mazzucco
Ran Dank
Photo: Lisa-Marie Mazzucco
Marc Coppey Photo: Adrien Hippolyte

Mark Coppey and Ran Dank: Cello and Piano @The Philips Collection

“French cellist Marc Coppey distinguished himself at age 18 by winning the much-respected Leipzig International Bach Competition. For his Washington, DC, debut Coppey is joined by pianist Ran Dank in a program featuring the Cello Sonata No. 3 in A Major, Op. 69 by Beethoven, Sonata for cello and piano by Debussy, and Bartók’s Rhapsody No. 1, Sz. 87. Rounding off the program is Franck’s Violin Sonata in A Major, transcribed for cello.” Tickets are $30, $15 for members and students with ID; museum admission for that day is included. @4PM.



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