This Friday, June 2nd, will be First Friday in Dupont Circle. And galleries, retailers, and historic houses will be open from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. for the art walk.
Alex Gallery is showing Master Prints by French painter Olivier Debré. Gallery A is featuring gallery artists including Lynn Mokarski Maurer, Holly Meeker Rom, and Jaroslaw Sznytzer. Alex Gallery and Gallery A are located at 2106 R Street, NW; visit www.alexgalleries.com.
Art Jamz! Come get your Banksy on and paint the walls at Art Jamz. $10 includes one hour of studio time and materials to paint the walls plus one complimentary drink! Art Jamz is located at 1728 Connecticut Avenue, NW. https://app.getoccasion.com/p/n/a1hs4sic
Dupont Underground will be open for First Friday. Come see a new light artist in the tunnel. Enter on the north side of Dupont Circle (beside Starbucks) – 19 Dupont Circle, NW. www.DupontUnderground.org.
Heurich House Museum will be open for self-guided tours on the main floor with pop-up shops from Off on a Tangent (Jewelry) and Zayna’s Delight (Hummus). 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 shows by Craig Stubler, Matthew McLaughlin, and sculpture from the Italian Cultural Institute: Olnick Spann Collection. Hillyer Art Space is one of Dupont’s largest galleries open 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 on 20th or Florida). Visit www.hillyerartspace.org.
Loft is having a summer VIP party to launch its new summer line during this styling event with snacks and sips. Loft Dupont Circle is located at 1611 Connecticut Avenue, NW. This event runs through 9:00 p.m. Free!
Q Street Fine Art is featuring large, new works by international artist Rafael Gallardo. We invite you to meet the artist and to discuss his unique vision and interesting painting techniques. Visit the website at www.qstreetfineart.com. The Q Street Fine Art is located at 2015 Q Street, NW.
R Space Collection will feature new work by Timoteo Murphy and his large canvases that make a statement and Armin Kuljiš with his graphic art. Come experience the art and music of “your space at R Space.” R Space Collection is located at 2008 R Street, NW in the former Rappaport Collection. Visit www.RSpaceDC.com.
Studio Gallery is opening “State of the Union” – sculpture by Trish Palasik, Sally Kauffman’s paintings capture the Women’s March on Washington, and Trix Kujiper’s doll series. Studio Gallery 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. Enjoy live jazz while you meet new friends and explore Robert Kuhn’s work. Swann Street Gallery is located at 1767 Swann Street, NW. Visit www.swannstgallery.com.
Take Five Meditation will feature the Shakti Collection and her fine art from women around the world. Come on up for a glass of wine or a cup of tea and experience global art. Take Five Meditation is located at 1803 Connecticut Ave. on the second floor. To find out more about Take Five Meditation, visit www.takefivemeditation.com.
Washington Studio School is showing Carolyn Reece-Tomlin’s drawings and paintings in her show: “Passing through Time.” You can sign up for art classes at the Washington Studio School too! The Washington Studio School is located at 2129 S Street, NW. Visit www.washingtonstudioschool.org.