Weekend Openings at Transformer, VeraCruz and Curator’s Office

by Borderstan.com July 12, 2012 at 2:00 pm 1,391 0


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Stay cool this weekend by visiting art galleries in the Borderstan area and check out some weekend openings. Here are closings and openings for this weekend and next week. Get listings and details for all 14 galleries below.

  • Opening this weekend: “E9: Design – Mass Fad Discharge,” opens Friday, July 13, at Transformer… “Works by Brandon Hill” opens with a reception at the new VeraCruz Gallery on Vermont Avenue NW, Friday, July 13 at  6:30 pm… and Olivia Rodriguez, opens July 14 at the Curator’s Office.
  • Opening next week: A new exhibition opens July 21 featuring Guest Curator Sheldon Scott at Project 4 Gallery.
  • Closing this weekend: “Eve Stockton” closes Sunday, July 15 at Long View Gallery.
  • Closing next week: “Debitum Naturae” by Boys be Good closes Tuesday, July 17.

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

Adamson Gallery at 1515 14th Street NW

  • “Wild Things.”
  • 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.

Arts@1830 at 1830 14th Street NW

  • “Debitum Naturae” by Boys be Good closes Tuesday, 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

  • Olivia Rodriguez, opens July 14 and runs through August 4.
  • Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 6 pm.

Gallery plan b at 1530 14th Street NW

  • “Plan B Goes International” works by artists from Jordan and Myanmar, runs July 26 through August 26.
  • 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 exhibit closes 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)
  • Refresh II – Work by Some of Long View’s Best. Opening Reception: Thursday, July 19, 6:30 to 8 pm
  • 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

  • “E9: Design – Mass Fad Discharge,” featuring new works resulting from the 9th year of the gallery’s  Exercises for Emerging Artists program. Opening July 13, 6 pm  to 8 pm.
  • Overview: “The show is intended as a “jump-start” for DC area artists seeking to connect with peer artists & mentors in an intensive critique process as they create a new work or new body of work.” (Transformer)
  • Gallery Hours: Check the website.

VeraCruz Gallery at 2108 Vermont Ave NW

  • Works by Brandon Hill, with an opening reception, Friday, July 13 at 6:30 pm.
  • Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Sunday from 5:30 pm until late

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