This is a pretty hot week for viewing Art in DC.
Check out these 3 cool events
(E)merge Art Fair
The (e)merge art fair celebrates galleries, artists, and the creative process with an an energetic environment of collaboration and discovery. The fair takes place September 22 - 25, 2011, in Washington, DC, within blocks of the U.S. Capitol Building, at the Capitol Skyline Hotel.
(e)merge features over 80 international exhibitors in two platforms: GALLERY PLATFORM - for galleries and nonprofit art spaces to show in the Hotel rooms on designated floors and ARTIST PLATFORM - for artists who are not represented, (e)merge will provide exhibition space, free of charge, for vetted works in various media (throughout the Hotel's public areas and grounds).
> Thursday, September 22: 7pm - 11pm
Preview the exhibition and enjoy a concert by the pool with:LouLou and the Dispappointer Sisters (featuring members of Thievery Corporation, Fugazi, French Toast and The Deadmen)
$25 advance purchase / $30 at the door.
> Friday, September 23: 12pm – 7pm
> Saturday, September 24: 12pm – 7pm
> Sunday, September 25: 12pm – 5pm
Capitol Skyline Hotel
10 “I” Street, SW
Washington D.C., DC 20024
(Cross Street is S Capitol Street SE)
7th and New York Avenue NW
But Is It Art
The show will feature work from emerging artists in all media and disciplines. We are building walls for the exhibition space in the Wonderbox, an artist-run warehouse and studio space. We are also working with the local community at Hanover Place NW and So Others Might Eat, as well several of the artists at 52 O St. Studios to make this happen.
7:00 pm Thursday, Sept. 22
12:00-7:00 pm Friday-Saturday, Sept. 23-24
12:00-5:00 pm Sunday, Sept. 25
79 Hanover Place NW
The Fridge will be offering a free shuttle bus from their gallery to But Is It Art and (E)merge.
Shuttle schedule is here