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Borderstan Galleries: Weekend Closings at Hamiltonian, Project 4

by Borderstan.com — August 9, 2012 at 2:00 pm 0

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Get the info on Borderstan art galleries. (Luis Gomez Photos)

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

Stay cool this weekend by visiting art galleries in the Borderstan area. Get listings and details for all 14 galleries below.

Closing this weekend:

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.

[email protected] at 1830 14th Street NW

  • 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:  Street Art.” Works by Fairey, Faile, Le Rat, Dalek Baseman, Interact opens August 16 and runs through August 25.
  • Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 11 am to 6 pm.

Curator’s Office at 1515 14th Street NW

  • Jiha Moon opens September 8 and runs through October 13.
  • 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 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)
  • “2012 Hamiltonian Fellows”, opening August 18 through September 15. Opening reception August 18, 7 to 9 pm. Works by Milana Braslavsky, Annette Isham, Amy Boone-McCreesh, Billy Friebele, Timothy Thompson and Jerry Truong.
  • 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

  • Check the gallery website for upcoming exhibitions.
  • Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm, or by appointment.

Hillyer Art Space at 9 Hillyer Court NW

  • “Fresh Perspectives” An exhibition of Local College Artists.
  • “Felicia Glidden: Between Two Rivers”
  • “Jennifer Pizzillo: Looking Glass”
  • 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. 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

  • Refresh II – Work by Some of Long View’s Best. Runs through August 19.
  • Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Saturday, 11 am to 6 pm; Sunday, noon to 5 pm.

Project 4 Gallery at 1353 U Street NW

  • Exchange featuring Guest Curator,  Sheldon Scott, runs through August 12.
  • 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. Runs through August 18.
  • 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, opened July 13.
  • Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Sunday from 5:30 pm until late

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