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FUTURES Forward

Arts and Industries Building 900 Jefferson Dr. SW, Washington, DC

Before the Arts and Industries Building takes down its massive FUTURES exhibit, get in one last rush at this day long community celebration with art, dance, science, performances and more in a round-the-clock lineup of constant surprises. The day-time has fam-friendly events, happy happens at 5 p.m. with the Crush Funk Brass Band, Tiktok cellist […]

Free

FUTURES Forward

Arts and Industries Building 900 Jefferson Dr. SW, Washington, DC

Don't let the FUTURES go without a goodbye. And what better way to bid adieu this massive exhibit in the Arts and Industries Building than with a 13-hour community celebration. Expect family-friendly fun during the daytime hours, get into happy hour at 5 p.m. with Crush Funk Brass Band, Tiktok cellist Andrew Savoia, illusionist Alain […]

Free

If You’re Here, You Belong

11:Eleven 10 Florida Ave. NW, Washington, DC

11:Eleven gallery has partnered with Thomas James, a prolific curator currently working in Baltimore for a show exploring the belief that all cultures—including cultural legacies, and customs—deserve to preserved and […]

Free

Newly Juried 2022: A Torpedo Factory Art Center Exhibition

Principle Gallery 208 King St., Alexandria, VA

With their powers combined: The Torpedo Factory and Principle Gallery have joined forces to host an exhibition of 38 newly juried Art Center artists. Works include paintings, ceramics, jewelry, sculpture, and more. The opening reception takes place Aug. 5 from 6 – 8:30 p.m.

Free

Virtual Art Workshop

Elaine Nichols, curator at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, and Rock Paper Plant's Cielo Contreras lear a hands on workshop inspired by pioneering Black fashion designer, […]

$20

Beyond This Moment

Washington Printmakers Gallery 1641 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington, DC

The latest exhibit at Washington Printmakers Gallery is Petra Bernstein's Beyond This Moment. Her photography captures the height of summer heat, fleeting moments, and intimate glimpses into nature. The opening […]

Free

BLACK X

Dupont Underground 19 Dupont Circle NW, Washington, DC

This multi-hyphenated event seeks to provide space for Black men to express their journey with mental health, spirituality, and self-identity. Featuring digital artwork from local  artists Malachi E. Robinson, Ke’Shaun Whitehead, and D’Andre Leid, the event will also host a screening of genre-bending short film of the same name. Want to learn more? Attend the […]

$8 – $30

Towson MFA Group Exhibition

Rhizome DC 6950 Maple St. NW, Washington, DC

Rhizome has partnered with Towson University’s MFA program to present an exhibition of selected 2D, video, and installation works by recent grads. The work of artists Zachary Diaz, Erin Barry-Dutro, Claudia Cappelle, David Calkins, Jim Doran, Brianna Doyle, Grace Doyle, Jodi Hoover, Lolo Gem, Katherine Nonemaker, Aral Olgun, Andrew Thorpe, You Wu, Jen Yablonsky, and […]

Bethesda Row Arts Festival

Bethesda Row 4827 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda, MD

The two day event returns to Downtown Bethesda with over 160 artists from around the country displaying ceramics, drawing, fiber, glass, printmaking, jewelry, metalwork, painting, photography, sculpture, and more. Expect artist demos, live music, food tastings, DIY art stations, and more entertainment.

Free

POP OUT Art Show

Jackie Lee's 116 Kennedy St. NW, Washington, DC

Head to one of D.C.'s best dive bars for a special Art All Night event. This art show features works from Chris Combs, Anthony Le, Beth Hansen, Cortney Mohring, Charlie Visconage, and Ashley Jaye Williams.

Free

Echo Arts Festival

Glen Echo ParK 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo

Come for the hands-on activities, stay for a ride on the 1921 Dentzel Carousel! This daylong event offers screen printing, photography, and pottery, as well live music, dance and movement programs, open studios, food trucks, and more.

Free