This weekend is the highly anticipated (e)merge Art Fair, a four-day-long event that celebrates international and underrepresented art from more than 152 artists hailing from 24 countries.
The 2012 fair will take place October 4th through 7th at the Capitol Skyline Hotel (10 I Street SW), and will feature new works in performance, installation, painting, sculpture, video and other media, as well as panel discussions with art experts and professionals.
(e)merge kicks off on Thursday, October 4 with a preview from 7 until 9 pm, followed by a concert by the hotelâ€™s pool from 9 until 11 pm with Eric Hilton of Thievery Corporation DJ Set. Tickets to Thursdayâ€™s festivities are $45 in advance and $60 at the door.
The fair is open to the public on Friday, October 5 from noon until 7 pm; on Saturday, October 6 from noon until 7 pm; and on Sunday, October 7 from noon until 5 pm. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online.
For more information on (e)merge, visit the website.