In the neighborhood…. two exhibitions open with receptions Thursday evening, May 19:
- Curator’s Office, 1515 14th Street NW, Suite 201: “Ann Tarantino: SuperNatural” opens with a reception from 6 to 8 pm.
- Long View Gallery, 1234 9th Street NW: “The Artists of the Washington Glass School: The First Ten Years” opens with a reception from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Find out how students and teachers at the Washington Glass School have taken glass sculpture outside of its traditional form.
Check for the weekly gallery listings on Thursday evening to see what’s showing at 12 galleries in the Dupont-Logan-U Street area.
This week at galleries in the area are two openings and one closing. Find out what’s showing at 11 galleries in the Logan-Shaw-U Street area below the fold.
- Opening Thursday, February 17 at Long View Gallery, 1234 9th Street NW: “This month we choose to celebrate the works of several standout new artists showing with Long View Gallery including Ryan McCoy, Shaun Richards, Jordan Bruns, Zach Sherif, Thomas Burkett, Amy Genser, Shawna Moore, Michelle Peterson-Albandoz and Clyde Fowler.” Reception is 6:30 to 8:30 pm.
- Opening Saturday, February 19 at Curator’s Office, 1515 14th Street NW: “Curator’s Office is pleased to present its third exhibition of works by internationally acclaimed Canadian collaborative team Nicholas & Sheila Pye. Entitled Amend, the exhibition features 6 photographs from their latest body of work together. This exhibition coincides with the presentation of their dramatic three-channel video installation, “The Coronation,” at The Phillips Collection.” The reception is 6:30 to 8 pm at Curator’s Office.
- Closing Sunday, February 20, at Adamson Gallery, 1515 14th Street NW: “New Editions 2011: Chuck Close, Robert Longo, Iona Rozeal Brown.” Gallery hours are in the listings below the fold.
Action at local galleries is picking up in the post-holiday New Year period. On tap this week are two artist talks (Wednesday and Thursday) and three opening receptions this Saturday — all three are at Logan Circle galleries on 14th Street NW.
Benefit for DC Central Kitchen at Project 4 Gallery
In addition, Project 4 Gallery at 1353 U Street is hosting a fundraiser this Saturday with Benevole, Inc., to benefit DC Central Kitchen: “A Black and White Affair: A Tribute to MLK.” Tickets to Saturday’s benefit are 35 and can be purchased online through Benevole.
In addition, Gregory McLellan, a New York based artist, has donated one of his paintings to this fundraiser. The painting is titled “I Will Dematerialize” and is valued at $5,000 with bidding opening at $1,000. All proceeds from the sale of the painting will benefit DC Central Kitchen.
Saturday is the last day to catch “Eric Hibit: Picture Cohesion” at Curator’s Office, 1515 14th St. NW. It’s also your last chance to see “Michael Benson: Images from… Beyond: Visions of Our Solar System” at Long View Gallery on 9th St. NW. Hours are in the listing below the fold.
Project 4 Gallery, 1353 U St. NW, presents “neither here nor there” featuring work from Thomas Müller. The exhibition starts Saturday and runs until Nov. 27.
Below the fold: listings for these galleries plus Irvine Contemporary, Ann Loeb Bronfman Gallery (DC Jewish Community Center), Transformer Gallery, Hamiltonian Gallery, Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery and gallery plan b.
There is a Friday opening and a Sunday closing coming up this weekend at Dupont-Logan-U Street area galleries. There is a Friday opening reception at the Curator’s Office on 14th Street for Kathryn Cornelius: “The Feelings of What Happens. At gallery plan b, Sunday is the last day for “INside/OUTside.” In addition, a new exhibit opened last weekend at Hamiltonian Artists Gallery on U Street with the works of Leah Frankel, Magnolia Laurie and Lina Vargas de la Ho.