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First Friday Dupont is more than just art—it’s your entrance to a world of innovation and creativity. A longstanding Dupont Circle tradition, First Friday Dupont offers the ability to connect with modern and contemporary art by national and international artists with a special emphasis on local and up and coming artists. Enter the heart of DC’s art scene the first Friday of every month from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Whether you’re a seasoned collector or searching for that one perfect piece to start your art journey, First Friday Dupont offers the opportunity to discover new artists and meet fellow art enthusiasts. With more than a dozen galleries and attractions within walking distance, including The Phillips Collection and The Textile Museum, First Friday Dupont covers DC’s burgeoning art scene, should your taste run to fine art or contemporary.

Stroll down Connecticut Avenue and you’ll find that Dupont Circle is home to some of DC’s finest restaurants and boutique shops. Wind down your art experience with cuisine from around the world.

Start your journey this First Friday. There’s a world of art yet to be discovered waiting for you.


HOW TO GET HERE

METRORAIL
The Dupont Circle metro station is located on the Red Line. Metrocars run from 5:00am - midnight on weekdays and 7:00am - midnight on weekends.

 

BUSES
Metrobus and DC Circulator have several bus stops around Dupont Circle. Visit www.wmata.com/bus and www.dccirculator.com to plan your commute.

CAPTIAL BIKESHARE
The closest bikeshare station is located on Massachusetts Ave right off of the Dupont Circle Fountain Park. For information and fees visit www.capitalbikeshare.com.

 

PARKING
Free and metered street parking is available. Additionally, Colonial Parking Garage is located on 1333 New Hampshire NW. For times and fees call 202-298-0016.