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Freestyle Sessions (DPT)

at ArtJamz - Dupont Circle
1728 Conneticut Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009

Are you ready to Freestyle. We encourage the creation of original art with help from local artists and tons of inspiration from our authentic art studio lounge. Unleash your inner artist.


Wednesday Jan 17th, 6:30pm

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Pastel Painting

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Discover the beauty of pastel painting! In this class you can work on your own projects or follow the instructor's exercises, including still life, figure and landscape. Step-by-step demonstrations and lots of personalized instruction is provided. This class includes optional group critiques. All levels welcome. Two figure sessions are optional...


9 sessions

Monday Jan 22nd, 1pm

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Photography and Camera Basics

at Sam D’Amico Photography - Penn Quarter
8th and F St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20004

This hands-on, 90 minute class, is intended to get the participants familiar with light and the tool that we use to make a photograph (a camera). We’ll talk about light as subject and what we do with our camera on a base level (Framing, focusing, metering and exposure.) to create photographic compositions with intention. This is a very basic class...


Saturday Jan 20th, 1:30pm

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National Gallery of Art: Un-Highlights Tour

at Museum Hack - Federal Triangle
6th & Constitution Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20565

Made for museum lovers and skeptics alike, our Un-Highlights tour of the National Gallery of Art will show you a side of the National Gallery you’ve never seen before!  Join our renegade tour guides on a high-energy, two-hour group tour through these historic halls with a “tasting menu” approach as you learn the crazy true stories behind...

Abstract Painting: Objective and Non-Objective

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

An in-depth exploration for beginning and intermediate students into abstract painting. The first half of the course students work from observation exploring different ways of representing what they see.  In the second part of the course, students will develop ideas of mark-making and explore color relationships while working non-objectively...


10 sessions

Wednesday Jan 17th, 7pm

Putting People in Your Painting

at Plaza Artist Materials - Rockville
1776 E Jefferson St #1119, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Humans are the artist’s hardest subject, not least in watercolor. Learn by guided practice the basics of incorporating them into your compositions, with special attention to proportions and to depicting moods. Taught by the lead teacher of the WMAS.  All supplies provided.


Saturday Jan 20th, 2:30pm

Oil Painting: Landscape

at Stone Branch School of Art - Rockville
1331-M Rockville Pike, Washington, District of Columbia 20852

Much can be learned through analyzing and recreating the works of the world's greatest master painters. In this series of courses, students learn about the influences, color palette and painting styles of such influential movements as the Hudson River School and traditional 19th Century Fine Artist. Demonstrations and one-on-one instruction with a...


6 sessions

Saturday Jan 27th, 12:30pm

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Tamayo Gallery Talk

at Smithsonian American Art Museum - Penn Quarter
750 9th St NW Ste 3100, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

Deputy Chief Curator E. Carmen Ramos traces Rufino Tamayo’s artistic development, from his urban-themed paintings to his dream-like canvases, highlighting the crosscurrent of cultural exchange between the American art world and this Mexican modernist.


Wednesday Jan 24th, 5:30pm

Getting To Know Your Camera

at Sam D’Amico Photography - Penn Quarter
718 7th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

This hands-on, three-hour workshop is intended to introduce basic photographic principals that will allow the participant to understand how their camera works. Aperture, shutter speed, light sensitivity (ISO/ASA), lenses, focusing modes, camera metering and automatic vs. manual exposure settings will be explained and related to the participant’s...


Sunday Jan 21st, 10am

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Patternmaking Basic Principles

at G Street Fabrics - Rockville
12220 Wilkins Ave, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Learn the basics of patternmaking and how to manipulate the flat pattern to create new designs. Prerequisite: basic sewing knowledge.


2 sessions

Saturday Jan 20th, 10:30am

First Friday @ Hillyer

at Hillyer Art Space - Dupont Circle
9 Hillyer Court NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008

First Friday openings are a collaborative effort to strengthen arts and culture in the beautiful, multi-cultural neighborhood of Dupont Circle.  On the First Friday of every month between 6-9 p.m., galleries in our neighborhood host simultaneous openings for art enthusiasts from all walks of life. We encourage all to join us for our openings...

Friday Feb 2nd, 6pm

Experimental Drawing: Intermediate to Advanced Drawing

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

This course emphasizes the artistic importance of drawing.  We'll explore a range of drawing methods: both traditional and nontraditional techniques. We'll focus on increasing visual sensitivity, cultivating technical skills, and understanding the steps of building a drawing. $20 model fee paid in class.  For students under the age of 18,...


9 sessions

Friday Jan 26th, 9:30am

Conversation Pieces

at Smithsonian American Art Museum - Penn Quarter
750 9th St NW Ste 3100, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

Want to deepen your understanding and appreciation of contemporary art. Join Joanna Marsh, senior curator of contemporary interpretation, for this ongoing series of gallery talks. Marsh uses a single artwork from the museum’s collection to spark conversation and encourage a closer look.


Wednesday Feb 7th, 6pm

Art in Context: Japan

at Hillyer Art Space - Dupont Circle
9 Hillyer Court NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008

Join International Arts & Artists (IA&A) for Art in Context: Japan, a panel discussion on Japanese and Japanese-American culture, identity, and the broader conditions impacting creative work and partnerships. Panelists include Kei Ito, a visual artist whose exhibition Only What We Can Carry is currently on view at IA&A at Hillyer, and...


Wednesday Jan 24th, 12pm

Felting: Lattice Or Pineneedle Effects

at The Art League - Alexandria
105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

The lattice layout technique creates a beautiful crinkle texture on silk and many other fabrics. While providing endless possibilities for ruffled ornamentation, this technique is is ideal for those who don't want to finish edges or hems by sewing. Materials fee paid to the instructor.


Saturday Jan 20th, 10am