EVENTS

Collage Workshop with Karen, Kitchen Yogi and Special Guest, The Numbers Lady – 8th Floor

8th Floor

Explore color, pattern and math with art. Featured Artist and MFA Educator, Karen La Du will welcome Mathematician Dr. Rebecca Klem to the Adventures in COOKIELand space. As you enter Adventures in COOKIELand you’ll be immersed in pattern and color. Two projects will be available: Create a zine that tells a story about pattern and […]

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Event Series Makers’ Marketplace

Sunday Marketplace – 3rd Floor

3rd Floor - Marketplace 2100 M St NW, Washington, DC, United States

Artists and Crafters: come one, come all! We can't wait to welcome you to our Makers' Marketplace where creativity thrives. Let's have some fun and embrace our inner child. Join us on this playful journey and let your imagination soar!

Wire Flower Workshop – 6th Floor Classroom 6118

6th Floor - Classroom - 6118 DC, United States

(First come first serve spacing) Try your hand at making 3D sculptures out of wire. Guided by the sculptor and wire artist, Mike P. Jr, this will be a casual exploration of the media with hands on guidance if needed. Step by Step instruction is included, but partcipants are welcome to experiment and play as […]

Free

Smartphone Filmmaking – 2nd Floor Classroom 200

2nd Floor - Classroom 200 2100 M Street NW, Washington, DC, United States

Introduction to Smartphone Video Making (Free) - Sign up Below. Learn how to set yourself up properly to tell a persuasive and professionally shot video ... from your own smartphone! John Healy, formerly of CNN, will show you how to:  Craft a story to hit your objectives  Select hardware and software to shoot and edit your video […]

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Trash Talking Artists! The Earth Day Tour – 8th Floor Open Programming Area

8th Floor - Open Programming Area 2100 M St NW, Washington, DC, United States

Join this Earth Day tour of self-selected artists who upcycle, salvage, and creatively reuse items that most people might simply throw in the trash. Learn about their process, their inspiration, how they source their materials, and how they transform these items into art! Please gather in the Programming Area on the 8th Floor for a […]

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Encaustic (hot wax) Tour – Start in Room 4050

What is this ancient form of painting? Beeswax + Damar crystals = Encaustic. Tour encaustic art at Artomatic and get a closer look at this incredible medium used by several artists at Artomatic. Tour begins in room 4050 on April 21 at 3 pm.

Liberated Muse: Four Short Films – 6th Floor Panoramic Theater

6th Floor - Panoramic Theater - 6042 2100 M St NW, Washington, DC, United States

Enjoy a festival of four short films by Khadijah Z. Ali-Coleman and Khari Dawson. DC native Khadijah Z. Ali-Coleman is the 2023-2026 Poet Laureate of Prince George's County, MD and founding director of the multidisciplinary arts group, Liberated Muse. The films featured that are written and directed by Ali-Coleman, Bunt, Bracelet and Allergic, were filmed during the Washington DC […]

25 Years Since Columbine: Today’s Students Respond – 2nd Floor Stage

2nd Floor - Performance Stage

The highs school student creators behind the Museum of Contemporary American Teenagers (MoCAT) are marking 25 years since the Columbine massacre with an Artomatic installation. Today, students are instructed on the three options in a lockdown: Avoid, Deny, and Defend. Option #2, "Deny," was chosen for this installation, because denial feels like the most American of […]

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Rola Niche Shows Presents Arab-American History Month – 8th Floor Global Stage

8th Floor Global Stage

Rola Z is a niche show creator, community builder, and comedian. She has taken her shows to the Kennedy Center, DC Comedy Loft, and Union Stage and has a comedy festival coming up in DC. IG @Somearabwoman. Celebrate the vibrancy and richness of Arab culture during Arab-American Heritage Month with an enchanting event that promises […]

Movie Premiere: A Roadkill Opera – Film Room 7038

7th Floor - Film / Lecture - 7038 2100 M St NW, Washington, DC, United States

A Roadkill Opera is a mashup of a backstage screwball comedy set in 1988 Wyoming with music from Ferdinando Paer's 1804 opera Leonora. It tells the story of the hour before the lights go up on the first professional gig for an amateur comedy improv troupe--the Roadkill On A Stick Frozen Foods Theatre Company--at the […]

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