No plans yet this weekend? Looking for something cheap and fun to do? Then look no further as Artomatic Manual sums up the weekend happenings at Artomatic. (And as always, if we’ve forgotten something please share it with us and the rest of the Artomatic Manual readers below in the comments.)



  • For artistic-leaning kids, there’s a comic drawing workshop with JJ Express Magazine editors who will give insight on the comic creating process as well as how they can be used for social change. The workshop, suited for ages 10 and up, is from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Utrecht Art Supply Education Room.
  • To see your favorite Artomatic artists in a new way…an undead way…a special artist social in the form of a Zombie Prom takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. on the 7th floor.
  • If you’re a goth/industrial fan, then Nuclearfest 2009: The Free Edition is right up your alley. The third annual installment of the D.C. event, it takes place from 4 to 9:30 p.m. on the Cabaret Stage.
  • Another edition of the glass art tour of Artomatic with the Washington Glass School takes place from 2 to 3 p.m. It meets in the lobby and promises to show Artomatic visitors all of the can’t miss glass exhibits at this year’s event.