First Friday has transitioned to Third Thursday

Be sure to come January 19th from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Visit:

The Heurich House Museum will be open from 4:00-8:00 pm and includes the opportunity to view an exhibition about the Chr. Heurich Brewing Co. (1872-1956) called HOME/BREWED. 1921 has a rotating menu of local craft beers from DC breweries and beer brands, local craft batch cocktails, and Virginia wines. 1921 Biergarten and the HOME/BREWED exhibit is located in the Carriage House in the Heurich House Museum’s Castle Garden at 1307 New Hampshire Ave NW. Proof of vaccination and masks are required in indoor spaces. For more information, visit


Hillyer Art Space presents a panel discussion with advisory committee members, Joan Belmar, Amber Robles-Gordon, Laurel Lukaszewski, Cory Oberndorfer, John Paradiso, Pat Goslee, and Jarvis DuBois, who will facilitate the discussion. The members will share their thoughts about the contemporary art scene and the important role that Hillyer plays in supporting emerging and accomplished artists in the region and beyond.  Hillyer Art Space is located at 9 Hillyer Court, NW.  To learn more, visit


The Middle East Institute (MEI) Arts and Culture Center and Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) are pleased to host the exhibition Perceptible Rhythms/Alternative Temporalities exploring the impact of conflict, urbanization and the climate crisis on environments in the Middle East. Curated by Maya El Khalil, the exhibit features twelve artists from the Middle East and South Asia who use multimedia, installation, photography, drawing and painting, to explore ways to live in harmony with the planet by reconnecting with past cultural histories, remembering extinct plant species, and imagining alternative ways for humankind to attune to nature. MEI Art Gallery is located at 1763 N Street NW.  Visit for more.


The Museum of the Palestinian People is showing The Art of Weeping, a collection of 50 original drawings by Mary Hazboun.  The show interprets the process of grief and somatic healing of bodies through drawing.  Refreshments will be provided.  The Museum of the Palestinian People is located at 1900 18th Street NW.  To learn more, visit

The Pen Arts Gallery will be featuring art works that are a part of the permanent collection of the National League of American Pen Women, a nonprofit organization that has been supporting professional women in the arts for 126 years. The show is eclectic in subject matter and mediums.  Pianist Colin Chambers will be playing the piano on the circa 1905 Steinway Parlor Grand.  The Pen Arts Gallery is located at 1300 17th Street NW.


The Phillips Collection has been collecting modern and contemporary art for one hundred years. Duncan Phillips’s former home—and additions to it—in Washington’s historic Dupont Circle neighborhood provides a unique setting for the growing collection of over 5,000 works. Following Phillips’s unconventional approach to exhibitions, The Phillips Collection galleries are frequently rearranged to facilitate new conversations between artworks and fresh experiences for visitors.  The Phillips Collection is located at 1600 21st Street NW.  To learn more, visit


Immerse yourself in Qatar America Institute for Culture’s (QAIC) multisensory Perfumery Museum, enjoy browsing QAIC’s art library and view an exhibition of the winning photographs from our annual FOCI photography competition.  The Qatar America Institute is located at 1319 18th Street NW.  To learn more about our current and upcoming programs and exhibitions visit,


Slow Down Market at 1710 Connecticut Avenue is proud to announce a one-night exhibit of the photographic works of local photographer Casey Rasner. Casey is a multidisciplinary creative whose work is deeply influenced by movement, light, and the feeling of yearning. Evident in her photographs are the artist’s love for faces, old forests, and mundane magic.  Join Slow Down Market, Dupont’s own sustainable fashion collective for an evening of wine, and conversation with Ms. Rasner at 1710 Connecticut Avenue, NW.

re)Visions, Studio Gallery’s New Members Show, features works from our newest cooperative members and is currently on view on the upper level of the gallery until January 28th. Studio Gallery’s Outreach Show Coffee is available for viewing on the lower level of the gallery until January 28th. Studio Gallery is located at 2108 R Street, NW.  Please visit for more information on our exhibits and reception times.


Be sure to visit the art gallery in the lower level of The Ven hotel on Embassy Row.  Artist Bernardo Medina is a native Puerto Rican painter and sculptor.  His works are expressive and a light-hearted take on Puerto Rican iconography. The Ven is located at 2015 Massachusetts Avenue NW.


The Washington Studio School is hosting a Faculty Exhibition 2023.  FREE and Open to the Public. Masks Required.  Washington Studio School (WSS) is a nonprofit studio arts organization in Washington, DC whose mission is to teach how to see and create through drawing, painting and sculpture. To learn more about WSS, visit 2129 S Street NW or