First Friday Art Walk around Dupont Circle

Friday, November 2nd from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Gallery spaces will be open from 6:00-8:00 for a self-guided art walk around greater Dupont Circle for First Friday.  The art walk is a great way to discover art and meet friends!

Join ArtJamz for their Party like Banksy at our $15 Graffiti Night and get 1 hour of studio time to paint the wall plus 1 complimentary wine or beer. The lounge will be open for liquid inspiration and jamming tunes. Afterwards, purchase additional studio time and canvas and let your vision come to life off the wall. Link:  ArtJamz is located at 1728 Connecticut Avenue, NW.


Darlington House is hosting artist Robin Sutliff with hosts Fabio and Patricia Beggiato for an opening reception of “Angle in the Architecture” featuring Robin’s art show on display in the main dining room of the Darlington House Restaurant.  Appetizers will be available and the opportunity to celebrate all evening.  Darlington House is located at 1610 20th Street, NW;


The Embassy of Peru will be featuring a photographic exhibit: “Belleza Peruana” (Peruvian beauty) by the Peruvian Photographer Yayo Lopez.  López is a photographer who moves easily between documentary and advertising photography; between art and fashion.  The Embassy of Peru is located at 1701 Massachusetts Avenue, NW.  Visit


The Heurich House Museum is showing “A (GOOD) AMERICAN: Artists on Immigration,” with a concert with the local musicians of Champion Sound Band. The band will perform between 6:30-7:15 pm and 7:45-8:30 pm. Drinks and snacks will be available for purchase. Registration is recommended, but not required. Link to register:  The Heurich House Museum is located at 1307 New Hampshire Avenue, NW. Visit





Join IA&A at Hillyer for the opening reception by local artist Kaitlin Jencso, the 12th Annual Juried Show, presented by Women Photojournalists of Washington, and the group exhibition Women Who Make a Better IberoAmerica: Power Behind the Everyday, presented by the Ibero-American Cultural Attachés Association. IA&A at Hillyer is located in a carriage house at 9 Hillyer Court, NW – behind the Phillips Collection – suggested $8 contribution at the door. Visit


Mediterranean Way is hosting Miko Art Gallery who proudly presents artists from Bolivia, Mexico, and Cuba.  Please join Miko Gallery to experience art conquering your soul. We will have live drawing, conversations with the artists and more!   Mediterranean Way is located at 1717 Connecticut Avenue, NW.


National League of American Pen Women invite you to an enjoyable evening of art and live performances by local DC musicians. New, colorful and complex pieces by Karen Kirshner, an award-winning artist from New York will also be on display for purchase.  The Pen Arts Gallery is located at 1701 N Street NW (corner of 17th and N Streets, NW).


Q Street Fine Art is pleased to host a reception and art show as a seventh anniversary celebration of the founding of the gallery.  The show highlights the most recent paintings and drawings by the international artist Rafael Gallardo. The artist will be available for discussion and comments about his work.  Also showing are the sculptures by Central American artist Guillermo Perdomo.  Q Street Fine Art is located at 2015 Q Street, NW.  Visit

Shop Made in DC will feature local art and things created by makers, such as apparel, ceramics, jewelry, candles, and a letter press – made right here in the District of Columbia.  Shop Made in DC is located at 1330 19th Street NW; visit


Studio Gallery presents two brand-new exhibitions! Upstairs, Gordon Binder’s dazzling cityscapes will make you feel right at home in Urban Uprising. Downstairs, an exhibition of thirteen DC-area photographers exhibit beautiful prints in NARRATIVE. Studio Gallery is an artist co-op located at 2108 R Street, NW or for more information.


Take Five Meditation is showing “Her Time,” curated by local artist Mona Avalos.  It is the last chance to see this current exhibit at the studio before our December opening.  All classes are $15 for Art Walkers.  Take Five Meditation is located at 1803 Connecticut Avenue, NW; 2nd floor.  To learn more, visit


Washington Studio School presents its Annual Faculty Exhibition, which includes paintings, drawings, sculpture and multi-media work by 18 faculty members.  The Washington Studio School is located at 2129 S Street, NW. Visit