There is plenty to see this weekend at the local galleries. Grab your coat and get ready to start your Holidays.
Opening Receptions this Weekend
- Saturday, December 3, 6 to 8 pm: “Year-End Group Show” at gallery plan b, 1530 14th Street NW.
- Saturday, December 3, 6 to 8:30 pm: “In Season” at Project 4 Gallery, 1353 U Street NW.
Closing Exhibitions this Weekend
- Closes Saturday, December 3 at harmon art lab: Works by artists Alexandra Silverthorne and Ira Tattelman.
- Closes Saturday, December 3 at Hamiltonian Gallery: “Elena Volkova In Between.”
- Closes Sunday, December 4 at Transformer: “Store Front Video Exhibition.”
Tom Wolff’s “U Street Portrait Project” at the Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery, 1632 U Street NW. Wolff is a nationally recognized photographer and this exhibition features “the local business owners, residents and artists that together make DC’s U Street Corridor a rich and diverse cultural center.” The exhibition runs through December 17.
Get more details on the 11 galleries in the Logan-Shaw-U Street area below.
Adamson Gallery at 1515 14th Street NW
- Check back for upcoming exhibitions.
- Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Friday, 11:30 am to 5 pm; Saturday, noon to 5 pm.
Ann Loeb Bronfman Gallery, DC Jewish Community Center, 1529 16th Street NW
- “One Foot In America: The Artwork of Eugeen Van Mieghem” runs through December 30.
- Overview: “Belgian artist Eugeen Van Mieghem (1875-1930) found inspiration in the men and women, many of them Jews, waiting at the Antwerp docks to board ships to take them to America. One Foot in America, opening September 22, features his works and creates a stunning visual record of those leaving behind one life as they search for a better life in a far away, unknown place.” (Bronfman Gallery)
- Gallery Hours: Sunday through Thursday, 10 am to 10 pm; Friday, 10 am to 4 p.m.
Curator’s Office at 1515 14th Street NW
- “Breck Omar Brunson: Churchin” runs through December 22.
- Overview: “The exhibition includes collage, sculpture, video and sound. Using found material and a raw, urban and quirky aesthetic, Brunson peels away the artifacts of the everyday world to find the mystery that fuels his artistic practice.”
- Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 6 pm.
gallery plan b at 1530 14th Street NW
- “Year-End Group Show” runs through Thursday, December 22.
- Opening Reception Saturday, December 3, 6 to 8 pm.
- Overview: “Featuring the work of 40+ artists and preview of our 2012 exhibition schedule.” (gallery plan b)
- Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 7 pm; Sunday, 1 to 5 pm
Hamiltonian Gallery at 1353 U Street NW
- “Elena Volkova In Between” runs through December 3.
- Overview: “Volkova presents a series of graphite drawings in which the subject matter is light. Seemingly fundamental, her drawings of folded paper and shadows on walls using a subtle value range are indicative of a systematic process-oriented approach to drawing, yet the result speaks more about the space around the actual drawn object.” (Hamiltonian Gallery)
- Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 6 pm.
harmon art lab, 1716 14th Street NW, 2nd Floor
- Works by artists Alexandra Silverthorne and Ira Tattelman runs through December 3.
- Overview: “Silverstone Alexandra Silverthorne uses the camera as a means to understand and explore spatial environments and encounters. Tattelman is an artist and architect who has lived in Washington, DC for close to fifteen years. He has created site-specific installations, exhibited in galleries, participated in group shows, and presented slide shows about his work.” (harmon art lab)
- Gallery Hours: Call for an appointment; gallery staff is in the building Monday through Friday during business hours.
Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery, 1632 U Street NW
- Tom Wolff’s “U Street Portrait Project” runs through December 17.
- Overview: “Nationally recognized photographer Tom Wolff is best known for his published work in the Washington Post Magazine, House & Garden, Garden Design, Smithsonian Magazine, and New York Times Magazine. This fall he focuses closer to home with his most recent series, ‘U Street Portrait Project,’ capturing the local business owners, residents, and artists that together make DC’s U Street Corridor a rich and diverse cultural center.” (Joan Hisaoka Gallery)
- Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Friday 11 am to 5 pm; Saturday, 11 am to 3 pm; and by appointment.
Lamont Bishop Gallery at 1314 9th Street NW
- “FLYY ON THE WALL Exhibition and Pop up Shoppe” opening reception, Saturday December 10, 7 to 11 pm.
- Overview:“Flyy on the wall is an exhibition that will feature the works of Rakiyt Zakari a high end street wear designer with the eye of a tailor, known for creating 3-d graphic designs with a surgeons precision and attention to detail, think Basquiat x Jeremy Scott. Flyy on the wall also will encompass The Original David pop up shoppe, their first ever experiential retail event!.” (Lamont Bishop Gallery)
- Gallery Hours: Thursday through Saturday, 1 to 7 pm; Sundays by appointment only.
Long View Gallery at 1234 9th Street NW
- Amy Genser’s “Coiled Terrain” runs through December 11.
- Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Saturday, 11 am to 6 pm; Sunday, noon to 5 pm.
Project 4 Gallery at 1353 U Street NW
- “In Season” with an opening reception on Saturday December 3, from 6 to 8:30 pm. Runs through January 7.
- Overview: “In Season will feature a variety of media and showcase works by Margaret Boozer, Beau Chamberlain, Christine Gray, Lisa Kellner, Tricia Keightley, Thomas Müller, Ellington Robinson, Foon Sham, Jill Townsley, and Paul Villinski.” (Project 4 Gallery)
- Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 6 pm.
Transformer Gallery at 1404 P Street NW
- Store Front Video Exhibition runs through December 4.
- Overview: “Transformer revisits the use of our storefront space as a way to interact with audiences through the sidewalk presentation & viewing of video. Working in collaboration with a diverse range of artists and organizations. Works will be on view 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.” (Transformer)
- Gallery Hours: Check website.