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Galleries: Great New Exhibits all Around Borderstan

by Borderstan.com April 19, 2012 at 10:00 am 0

Kathy Beynette’s paintings are at plan b gallery. (Courtesy Gallery plan b)

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New Exhibitions

Get more details on the 13 galleries in the Logan-Shaw-U Street area below.

Adamson Gallery at 1515 14th Street NW

  • Renatte Aller dicotyledon runs through May 31.
  • 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

  • “Traces of Memory: A Contemporary Look at the Jewish Past in Poland” opens April 19 and runs through May 21.
  • Gallery Hours: Sunday through Thursday, 10 am to 10 pm; Friday, 10 am to 4 pm.

[email protected] at 1830 14th Street NW

  • Frederic Kellogg’s “Appearances” is on exhibit.
  • Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Friday, 11 am to 6 pm; Saturday, 11 am to 5 pm; and by appointment.

Curator’s Office at 1515 14th Street NW

gallery plan b at 1530 14th Street NW

  • “Paintings by Kathy Beynette” runs through May 13.
  • Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 7 pm; Sunday, 1 to 5 pm.

Hamiltonian Gallery at 1353 U Street NW

  • Jessica van Brakle + Joshua Wade Smith opens April 21.
  • Overview: Tropical Obstructions, an exhibition of new works by Hamiltonian Fellows Jessica van Brakle and Joshua Wade Smith. Through painting, sculpture and installation, both artists present landscapes of tropical foliage, water and islands to explore what affect human consciousness has on the perception of nature, and to question the limits of our vision and understanding.  Tropical Obstructions will run from April 21 – May 26, 2012, with an opening reception on Saturday, April 21st, from 7-9 pm” (Hamiltonian Gallery)
  • Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 6 pm.

harmon art lab at 1716 14th Street NW, 2nd Floor

  • Robin Jane Walker & M. Gert Barkovic runs through May 5.
  • Overview: “Ms. Walker will show the gamut of her approach with some work that is purely narrative as well as work that shows her more humorous fun side.” “For Barkovic, heating, bending, or forming materials allows her to be a silent communicator.” (harmon art lab)
  • Gallery Hours: Call for an appointment; gallery staff is in the building Monday through Friday during business hours.

Hillyer Art Space at 9 Hillyer Court NW

  • “Art21 Season 6″ Advanced Screening on Thursdays only from April 12 through May 3, from 7 to 9 pm.
  • Overview: “Art21 has established itself as the preeminent chronicler of contemporary art and artists through its Peabody Award-winning biennial television series Art in the Twenty-First Century. The organization has used the power of digital media to expose millions of people of all ages to contemporary art and artists and has created a new paradigm for teaching and learning about the creative process..” (Hillyer Art Space)
  • Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Friday 12 am to 6 pm; Saturday and Monday, 12 am to 5 pm; and by appointment.

Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery at 1632 U Street NW

  • FLUID: Rhythms, Transitions, & Connections” features the works of Francie Hester, Lisa Hill and Rebecca Kamen, in collaboration with Susan Alexjander.
  • Overview: “We sometimes forget how truly complex human life is and that we are intimately connected to nature and each other.  In this multifaceted exhibition Francie Hester, Lisa Hill, and Rebecca Kamen tackle the oft-unexplored complexities of human existence and visually ponder questions relating to loss, memory, and our connections to nature and one another. ” (Joan Hisaoka Gallery)
  • Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Friday, 11 am to 5 pm; Saturday, 11 am to 3 pm; and by appointment.

Long View Gallery at 1234 9th Street NW

  • Michelle Peterson-Albandoz runs through May 6.
  • Overview: “To be exact, chaotic materials that people just discard. Most of us don’t even see these objects that become cohesive panels inspired by nature. We just see faded 2 by 4′s in a pile by the empty lot, or an eye sore. Michelle takes a different view. The more beaten and abused the wood, the better it translates alongside other pieces. The weathering of the squares and strips that make up her art panels create a certain flow, a natural and architectural one.” (Long View Gallery)
  • Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Saturday, 11 am to 6 pm; Sunday, noon to 5 pm.

Project 4 Gallery at 1353 U Street NW

  • Glittering Machines runs through April 28.
  • Overview: “Myoda’s Glittering Machines are created with machined aluminum and laser cut thermoplastic, and include circuits with high-powered LEDs, motors and Arduino microprocessors that are programmed to imitate various biological systems (i.e. communicational, behavioral and environmental).” (Project 4)
  • Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 6 pm.

Transformer Gallery at 1404 P Street NW

  • Alptraum runs through April 24.
  • Overview: “It is an artist led project. It is a model which utilizes global communication between localized artist hubs & clusters to form an international grouping with the intent of opening dialogue across borders and cultures in order to delve into the stuff and mind murk that is either collectively shared or completely random and unrelated, all within the syndrome of ‘The Nightmare’. Each artist draws on their own personal experience in order to visualize anxieties that take them beyond everyday dreams.” (Transformer)
  • Gallery Hours: Check website.

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