First Friday, September 3, 2021

Before you head to the beach for Labor Day, visit some art galleries to get inspired while traffic thins out.

Open Friday until 5:00 p.m.


The Korean Cultural Center presents Tertium Quid, a new exhibition featuring unconventional sculpture, installation, and painting works by three Korean emerging artists. The gallery walk-in hours are 10:00-12:00 noon and 1:00-5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday. For more information, please visit  The Korean Cultural Center is located at 2370 Massachusetts Avenue, NW.

Open until 8:00 p.m.

The Heurich House Museum’s Carriage House will be open during First Friday.  Visit 1921, a garden bar in the carriage house through the castle garden at historic Heurich House Museum from 5:00-8:00 pm. The bar features fire pits and a bit of respite close to Dupont Circle. The menu includes the historic revival of Senate Beer, along with other local beer, wine, cocktails, and snacks. While at 1921, check out our exhibit, HOME/BREWED, located in the carriage house gallery, featuring over 1,000 items of beer memorabilia – including bottles, cans, signs, and branded objects of every kind – from the Chr. Heurich Brewing Co. (1873-1956), Washington, DC’s hometown brewery.  Please note that the museum requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter the carriage house.  The Heurich House Museum is located at 1307 New Hampshire Avenue NW.

Open until 8:00 p.m.

KGP Design Studio is hosting a multimedia art exhibit titled “Aging With Edge” by Jeanne Batalova and Ben Amare. Come to experience Augmented Reality (AR) in Arts! The exhibit blends visual art, storytelling, and AR elements to view aging as an empowering experience with the possibilities for new beginnings. Download a free phone app, Artivive, for the Augmented Reality experience.  KGP Design Studio will be open from 6:00-8:00 p.m. during First Friday.  Visit 1777 Church Street, NW;


Visit the Museum of the Palestinian People to see their new show “Cities in the Heart,” a calligraphy exhibit by Nawaf Soliman about exploring Palestine through its cities.  The gallery is open in person on First Friday, September 3rd from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at 1900 18th Street, NW.  To experience their virtual gallery, click


Studio Gallery is spotlighting artwork by their Fellows on the lower level: Suliman Abdullah, Camilla King, Jasmine Stevenson, Sarah Faith Matthews, and J.S. Herbert.  Studio Gallery is a cooperative art gallery featuring 40 members in their 2108 R Street NW location.  Studio Gallery will be open Friday until 8:00 p.m. Visit