March is coming in with a roar, and galleries, retailers, embassies, and historic houses will be open from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. for the First Friday art walk around Dupont Circle – a fun and social way to explore the arts. Visit www.firstfridaydupont.org.
Art Jamz! Party like Banksy at Graffiti Night and get 30 Minutes of free studio time to paint the wall. The lounge will be open for liquid inspiration and jamming tunes. Afterwards, purchase studio time and a canvas and let your vision come to life off the wall. Art Jamz is located at 1728 Connecticut Avenue, NW. https://app.getoccasion.com/p/n/a1hs4sic
Heurich House Museum will be open for self-guided tours, with pop-up markets from 8 Myles sauces and Urban Jungle. If you have never visited the Brewmaster’s Castle, this house filled with decorative arts and Victorian technology, is not to be missed. The Heurich House Museum is located at 1307 New Hampshire Avenue, NW. Visit www.heurichhouse.org.
Hillyer Art Space is featuring Osvaldo Mesa & Zeitgeist IV: Pre-conceptual curated by Sondra N. Arkin, Thomas Drymon, and Ellyn Weiss. Hillyer Art Space is one of Dupont’s largest galleries showcasing emerging artists from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m. Hillyer Art Space is located at 9 Hillyer Court, NW (behind the Phillips Collection – through the alley). Visit www.hillyerartspace.org.
Q Street Fine Art is pleased to continue to feature new works by international artist Rafael Gallardo. We invite you to meet the artist and to discuss his unique and interesting painting techniques and applications. Please also join us on First Friday for a light buffet and refreshments. The Q Street Fine Art is located at 2015 Q Street, NW. Visit our website at www.qstreetfineart.com.
R Space Collection is a new and innovative venue created to promote, spread, and preserve local and international art of all genres. Join noted DC artist Timoteo Murphy to view his range of works in this Victorian row house owed by Yigal Rappaport. This venue is the perfect place for art enthusiasts to meet and mingle. All are welcome. R Space Collection is located at 2008 R Street, NW. Visit www.RSpaceDC.com.
Studio Gallery is showing Eleanor Kotlarik Wang: Explorations and Meanderings; Jo Levine: Details, and Veronica Szalus: Permeable Intersections. Studio Gallery is a fine art cooperative celebrating 51 years, and is located at 2108 R Street, NW. Visit www.studiogallerydc.com.
Swann Street Gallery is featuring exclusive works by midcentury artist Robert E. Kuhn and his sculpture and paintings. Swann Street Gallery is located at 1767 Swann Street, NW. Visit www.swannstgallery.com.
Take 5 Meditation is hosting a student photography show called Photo Voice where youth focused on the risk of underage drinking and marijuana use within Wards 1 & 2 was explored. Take 5 Meditation is Dupont Circle’s newest retailer, located at 1803 Connecticut Avenue, NW. To learn more about Photo Voice and the five artists, email Avery Gollinge at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Washington Studio School is showing monotypes, paintings, and sculptures by Jack Boul, who is celebrating his 90th birthday! You can sign up for fine art classes at the Washington Studio School too! The Washington Studio School is located at 2129 S Street, NW. Visit www.washingtonstudioschool.org.