First Friday Dupont - Art Walk

Event Date: 
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Free Event
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Art galleries and historic houses will be open from 6:00-8:00 around Dupont Circle for the First Friday Art Walk around Dupont Circle. This self-guided art walk is a fun way to explore fine art! Visit for a full list of participating locations. May the 4th be with you!

Join ArtJamz for their Party like Banksy at our $15 Graffiti Night and get 1 hour of studio time to paint the wall plus 1 complimentary wine or beer. The lounge will be open for liquid inspiration and jamming tunes. Afterwards, purchase additional studio time and canvas and let your vision come to life off the wall. Link: ArtJamz is located at 1728 Connecticut Avenue, NW.

The Heurich House Museum will open its first floor to the explore the first floor of the house, purchase a taste of this month's sponsor beer by DC Brau Brewing Company, and listen to a concert featuring Noah Getz (saxophone), Jeffrey Chappell (piano), Pepe Gonzalez (bass), and Richard Seals (drums) as they trace the history of Jazz through years the Heurich family lived in their Washington, DC home.
On tap for this even is DC Brau's "El Hefe Speaks." This collaboration with John “Solly” Soloman and Chris Frashier of Old Dominion fame presents a traditional German Hefeweizen that shines as the antidote to a muggy summer’s day. The Heurich House Museum is located at 1307 New Hampshire Avenue, NW. Visit

Join IA&A at Hillyer Art Space with the opening of our two new exhibitions featuring Italian artist, Emilio Cavallini, and Baltimore-based artist Carrie Fucile. Presented in partnership with the Embassy of Italy in Washington D.C. and the Italian Cultural Institute, Objectual Abstractions features a 20-piece retrospective by famed fashion designer and artist Emilio Cavallini. Through sound, installation, and performance, Carrie Fucile’s exhibition, Drift, addresses issues of territorial and bodily boundaries, political upheaval, and global capital. Hillyer Art Space is located in a carriage house at 9 Hillyer Court, NW. Visit

Q Street Fine Art is pleased to feature the art work of internationally known local artist Rafael Gallardo who will present new, colorful abstract oil works on canvas as well as display his collection of pen and ink drawings and poetry. The sculptures of award-winning Central American artist Guillermo Perdomo will also be on view. Q Street Fine Art is located at 2015 Q Street, NW. Visit

Shop Made in DC will feature local art and things created by makers, such as apparel, ceramics, jewelry, candles, and a letter and screen press – made right here in the District of Columbia. Shop Made in DC is located at 1330 19th Street NW; visit

Studio Gallery is showing Jo Levine and her new exhibition of photographs, State of Wonder. These photographs transform details from the natural and man-made worlds into images with a quiet mystery, upstairs. Downstairs, Andrea Rowe Kraus and Sally Kauffman present vivid collages and paintings in Illusions Revisited and New Paintings. Studio Gallery is an artist coop located at 2108 R Street, NW or for more information.

Take Five Meditation will host Flow, to combine our newest artist Josephel-Padraig Normile's installation, meditation, wine, and poetry reading. Meditation and Art from 5:30pm - 6:00pm &
Sound Bath Meditation from 6:15pm-7:00pm with Guide Jeneen. $10 for one class $15 for both, poetry reading and art watching without classes is free. The classes will be followed by wine and a poetry reading by Charise Hoge at 7:15pm of new and selected works from Striking Light from Ashes. Sign up link here Take Five Meditation is located at 1803 Connecticut Avenue, NW; 2nd floor.