Q Street Fine Art is pleased to host a reception and art show of the most recent and newest paintings and drawings by the international artist Rafael Gallardo. The artist is available at the event 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 www.qstreetfineart.com.
Shop Made in DC will feature local art and things created by makers, such as apparel, ceramics, jewelry, candles, and a letter and screen press – made right here in the District of Columbia. Shop Made in DC is located at 1330 19th Street NW; visit www.shopmadeindc.com.
Studio Gallery is showing No Context, Studio Gallery’s Summer All Members Exhibition, interpretation is left entirely to the viewer, unencumbered by titles, artists’ statements, and the like. We invite viewers to return to a simpler world, one in which the art does not need to justify itself and the visual experience is king. Studio Gallery is an artist coop located at 2108 R Street, NW or www.studiogallerydc.com for more information.
Take Five Meditation will host Flow, to combine our newest artist Josephel-Padraig Normile’s installation. At 6:00 – 7:00: Aromatherapy with guide Rhiannon; 7:00 – 7:30: guest talk from Beth Lindley on the benefits of Doterra Oils. All First Friday Art Walkers can attend Rhiannon’s special hour-long class for $10. The guest talk is free to all. Take Five Meditation is located at 1803 Connecticut Avenue, NW; 2nd floor. To learn more, visit www.takefivemeditation.com.
Washington Studio School is hosting an exhibit organized in partnership with Day Eight and includes never before displayed items provided by architect Steven Spurlock, who worked with Rockne Kerbs and Sam Gilliam for more than 20 years. The Washington Studio School offers classes to the public and is located at 2129 S Street, NW. Visit www.washingtonstudioschool.org.