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Local Art Events We Are Excited About

Looking for something fun to do this summer and fall? Well, we compiled some of our favorite art shows, workshops, tours, and fairs we are excited to check out this summer. Take a look at the list and see if any interest you.

Georgetown Architecture Tour

When: Sun, Jul 28, 2019, 10 AM + Sat, Aug 10, 2019, 10 AM
Where:  Baked & Wired
1052 Thomas Jefferson St NW, Washington, DC 20007
Cost: $25
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About the event: Home to palatial mansions, elegant cemeteries, stately churches, and a world-class university, join DC Design Tours to explore the highlights of D.C.’s most exclusive neighborhood, with a focus on architecture and urban planning.

Mural Tour of Washington DC

When: Saturdays at 1PM
Where: Group meets next to the African American Civil War Memorial corner of Vermont Avenue and U Street
Cost: $30
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About the event: Meet our cultural historian certified tour guides as they give a 120-minute walking tour of the Mid-Town neighborhoods, U Street and Shaw Washington, D.C. These areas are the epicenter of the African American Art District. See these collections of curated murals by artists from around the world painted on the walls of our city’s buildings. Join this 90-minute guided tour to learn about this unique street art in our Washington, D.C. neighborhoods. Hear how street art rose from an idea of beatification of neglected industrial zones to become a highlight of the community.

Booze and Brushes Free Live Art Show

When: Thu, August 1, 2019 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Where: sPACYcLOUd Lounge
2309 18th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009
Cost: Free!
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About the event: Join us for our second DC Creators Art Show!! 😀 Support your local artists, and see what they are creating! Enjoy great music, and wonderful vibes while you browse the space to explore the magical world of art. There will be a wide range of exhibitions, live art, CBD oils and drinks, gourmet vegan / vegetarian menu available. Make sure you check our “Creation Station” & Chill Zone on the back patio.

SAAM Arcade

When: Saturday, August 3 & Sunday, August 4
Where: Smithsonian American Art Museum
8th and F Streets, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Cost: Free!
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About the event: A free, family-friendly annual event for gamers of all levels

The fifth annual SAAM Arcade will be held on August 3 & 4, 2019. This free, family-friendly event invites gamers of all levels to test out new games and replay some of the classics! Each year, the Arcade features arcade cabinets, console games, and a selection of indie games centered around a particular theme.

Sketching: Draw and Discover

When: Tuesday, August 6, 2019, 2:30 – 4:30PM EDT
Where: Smithsonian American Art Museum
Cost: Free!
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About the event: Draw inspiration from the thousands of objects on display in the Luce Foundation Center and sketch your own work of art based on a weekly challenge provided by a Luce Foundation Center staff member. Some materials provided. Feel free to bring your own small sketchbook and pencils.

The Washington D.C. Pancakes & Booze Art Show

When: Thu, Sep 5, 2019, 7:00 PM – Fri, Sep 6, 2019, 2:00 AM 
Where: Howard Theater
620 T St. NW
Washington, DC 20001
Cost: $18
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About the event: Washington DC’s Underground Pop-Up Art Show is BACK on September 5th, 2019!

Come experience one of the largest pop-up art movements to hit North America over the past decade. Celebrate our 10th year serving FREE PANCAKES and introducing you to some of the nation’s leading emerging artists

Conservation Conversation: Preserving SAAM’s Collection

When: Weekly on Wednesdays at 4PM
Where: Smithsonian American Art Museum
Cost: Free!
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About the event: Learn how conservators use science, art history, and skill to preserve objects from the museum’s collections at the Lunder Conservation Center during this weekly tour.

Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival And Exhibition

When: Sat, Sep 21 09:00 AM-06:00 PM
Where: Hyattsville Community Development Corporation.
4312 Hamilton St, Hyattsville, MD 
Cost: Free!
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About the event: Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival And Exhibition is a 1 day event being held on 21 September 2019 in Hyattsville, United States Of America. This event showcases products like craft, food, fantastic food, homemade cakes, biscuits, , musical intrument items, arts, crafts, goods & much more.

Crafting Happy Hour: Handi-Hour

When: Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 5:30 – 8PM
Where: Renwick Gallery
1661 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20006
Cost: $25
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About the event: Handi-hour is Washington, DC’s original “crafting happy hour.” Join us after work in the Renwick’s iconic Rubenstein Grand Salon for an evening of creativity, live music by local acts, and craft beer from DC breweries. Our featured crafts can be tailored to all skill levels, whether you’re a seasoned pro or haven’t made anything since your middle-school puffy paint days.

Tickets ($25) include all-you-can-craft supplies, craft instructions, two beers, a Handi-hour glass for beer (yours to take home!), and snacks. 21 and up. Valid ID required for entry. Tickets will go on sale approximately two weeks before the event.

Crafty Bastards Fall Art & Craft Fair

When: Sat, Sep 28, 2019, 10:00 AM – Sun, Sep 29, 2019, 5:00 PM
Where: The Yards
1300 First St SE,
Washington, DC
Cost: Free!
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About the event: Crafty Bastards(sm) Arts & Crafts Fair is an exhibition and sale of handmade alternative arts and crafts from independent artists presented by the Washington City Paper. The fair is all‑day and will offer goods for sale, food, entertainment, prizes, and more!