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Galleries: Summer Art in the Neighborhood

by Borderstan.com May 31, 2012 at 2:00 pm 0

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Borderstan Galleries (Luis Gomez Photos)

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Summer is here and so is some great local art!

Exhibitions Opening this Weekend

Exhibitions Closing this Weekend

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

Adamson Gallery at 1515 14th Street NW

  • Check the website for updated information.
  • 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

  • “Graphic Details: Confessional Comics by Jewish Women” runs June 7 through September 2.
  • 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.

Contemporary Wing at 1412 14th Street NW

  • Hedieh Javanshir Ilch’s “I’m Coming Home” is currently on exhibit through June 16.
  • Gallery Hours: Call the gallery for hours (202) 730-5037.

Curator’s Office at 1515 14th Street NW

  • An Architect’s Dream” runs May 26 through June 30.
  • Overview: “Curated by Todd Levin. Artists include: Joseph Cornell, Rashid Johnson, Pipilotti Rist, Haim Steinbach.” (Curator’s Office)
  • Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 6 pm.

gallery plan b at 1530 14th Street NW

  • Works by Michael D. Crossett” runs May 16 through June 17. Opening Reception Saturday, May 19, 6 to 8 pm
  • Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 7 pm; Sunday, 1 to 5 pm.

Hamiltonian Gallery at 1353 U Street NW

  • Call + Response opens June 2 through June 16.
  • Overview: Call + Response is an annual art show pairing writers and artists to create new works with a twist. Five writers each contribute a call-a short piece of fiction or poetry-and five artists each create a new installation piece in response to one call. For the first time, this year’s writers will view the artworks prior to the show’s opening and respond in some way, possibly through creation, revision, or reflection, to the responses.” (Hamiltonian Gallery)
  • Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 6 pm.

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

  • Ruth Trevarrow and Mark Harris, runs through June 12.
  • Overview: “Ruth has turned her attention to trees. Over the last many months, she has drawn trees from her neighborhood and the environment around her workplace. She brings a life-size silhouette of one of these to our gallery space for the month of May. Mark Harris has drawn animals and Native Americans from his childhood. With time, his intricate pen-and-ink drawings have taken on a contemporary flair. For his project space installation he will hang, salon-style, a large number of these drawings, along with taxidermied animals. Together, these two installations pay homage to our environment and history in a show that is sure to inspire.” (harmon art lab)
  • Gallery Hours: Call for an appointment; gallery staff is in the building Monday through Friday during business hours.

Hemphill at 1515 14th Street NW

  • William Willis’ “Keeping It Alive” runs June 8 through July 28
  • Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm, or by appointment.

Hillyer Art Space at 9 Hillyer Court NW

  • “Erin Bernard: Rolled Dice and Flicked Matches″ opens May 4 and runs through May 26.
  • Overview: “Rolled dice are like flicked matches: there’s a risk that bridges may be burned and stacked card house ignited. But there’s also the chance that from the ashes a fortune phoenix is born.” (Hillyer Art Space)
  • “Greg Schmigel: Imperfect Strangers–An Exhibit of Mobile Street Photography” Opens May 4 and runs through May 26.
  • Overview: For Greg Schmigel, there’s something very special and unique about capturing street photography. According to Schmigel, “It’s real, it’s true slices of life as we see it — and many times, slices of life as the rest of us miss them.” (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, runs through June 9.
  • 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

  • Eve Stockton, June 14 through July 15, opening reception Thursday, June 15, 6:30-8:00pm
  • Overview: “Stockton’s multi-layered wood block prints represent a unique approach to a traditional process. Her studies in science and love of nature combine to create a contemporary and unexpected result. The scale of these works is mesmerizing, a true testament to her mastery of this art form.” (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

  • Foon Sham runs through June 16.
  • Overview: “This exhibition brings together man-made byproducts of nature sawdust, salt, and tea, with mountainous cones, canyon like vessels, and cast organic forms to explore themes of diligence and survival.).” (Project 4)
  • Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 6 pm.

Transformer Gallery at 1404 P Street NW

  • Sean Lynch: Bandits in the Ruins, opens June 9 through July 7.
  • Overview: “Sean will be presenting video, photography and more at Transformer’s project space investigating and reflecting upon the methods, understandings and representations involved in dealing with contents of history.” (Transformer)
  • Gallery Hours: Check website.

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