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Beat the Heat, Visit the Neighborhood Art Galleries

by Borderstan.com June 29, 2012 at 2:00 pm 0

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Borderstan Galleries (Luis Gomez Photos)

From Luis Gomez. Catch his photos at One Photograph A Day. Follow him on Twitter @LuisGomezPhotos.

Beat the heat this weekend by visiting art galleries in the Borderstan area. Get listings and details for 14 galleries below.

Closing this weekend: “An Architect’s Dream” closes Saturday, June 30 at the Curator’s Office.

Closing next weekend: “Sean Lynch: Bandits in the Ruins” closes Saturday, July 7 at Transformer.

Get more details on the art 14 galleries in the Logan-Shaw-U Street area below.

Adamson Gallery at 1515 14th Street NW

  • Check the website 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

  • “Graphic Details: Confessional Comics by Jewish Women” runs  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

  • “Debitum Naturae” by Boys be Good runs through July 17.
  • 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

  • “Off The Wall:  A Collector Forum” opens July 25 and runs through August 4.
  • Gallery Hours: Call the gallery for hours at (202) 730-5037.

Curator’s Office at 1515 14th Street NW

  • An Architect’s Dream” closes Saturday, 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

  • S.C.A.M.P”  runs through July 22.
  • Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 7 pm; Sunday, 1 to 5 pm.

Hamiltonian Gallery at 1353 U Street NW

  • “Fellows Converge: The Obstruction” runs through August 11.
  • Overview: The obstructions operate as useful critiques of existing work and challenge future work. Eight fellows, eight obstructions: It was agreed that each Fellow would choose three obstructions from a menu of eight, devised by the collective group. (My anaconda don’t want none…).” (Hamiltonian Gallery)
  • Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 6 pm.

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

  • 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 through July 28
  • Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm, or by appointment.

Hillyer Art Space at 9 Hillyer Court NW

  • “Celebrating Six Years of Hillyer Artists″
  • Overview: “More than 80 past Hillyer artists’ works will be on view at the Hillyer Art Space, which are also available for purchase.” (Hillyer Art Space)
  • Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Friday noon to 6 pm; Saturday and Monday, noon to 5 pm; and by appointment.

Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery at 1632 U Street NW

  • “Messages from Outsiderdom” features the untamed works of Brian Dowdall, Bob Benson, Darien Reece, T.S. Young, J.J. Cromer, Lawrence Amos, Jesus Montes, Charlie Lucas, Jane Pettit, Lee Wheeler, Matt Sesow, and David Kane and runs through August 18.
  • Overview: “Visionary artists reveal their untamed realities using fur, bottle caps, sand, neon bark, and junk! Check out our most raw and fabulously wacky show yet!” (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‘s work runs through July 15.
  • 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

  • A new exhibition opens July 21 featuring Guest Curator,  Sheldon Scott.
  • Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 6 pm.

Transformer Gallery at 1404 P Street NW

  • “Sean Lynch: Bandits in the Ruins” runs 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 the website.

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