First Friday

  • 06 Jan 2017
  • Various Locations

First Friday Art Walk in Dupont Circle - Friday, January 6, 2017

Happy New Year! It is First Friday Art Walk in Dupont Circle this January 6!   Galleries, retailers, and historic houses will be open from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. for the First Friday art walk - a fun and social way to explore the arts in Dupont Circle.  Visit 


Hillyer Art Space is featuring three new artists in 2017 with Heather Clark, Stephen Dolbin, and Sarah West.  Hillyer Art Space is one of Dupont's largest galleries showcasing emerging artists from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m.  Hillyer Art Space is located at 9 Hillyer Court, NW (behind the Phillips Collection - through the alley).  Visit


Q Street Fine Art is pleased to be welcoming the New Year 2017 by featuring new artwork by Rafael Gallardo, some of which are new smaller pieces with interesting configurations, flowers, and lovely color combinations.  A new local artist, Eric Gabriel, will show two of his framed and pen and color ink drawings.  Come celebrate a wonderful year 2016 and a NEW YEAR 2017 hosted by gallery owner Barbara Bennett.  The Q Street Fine Art is located at 2015 Q Street, NW. Visit Gallery hours are 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM daily.  


R Space Collection is a new and innovative venue created to promote, spread, and preserve local and international art of all genres. Join us for First Fridaywhere notable artist Timoteo Murphy is showing a range of works in this intact Victorian house. The art experience will be accompanied by musical entertainment from selector sets to live jazz. This venue is the perfect place for all art lovers to meet and mingle. All are welcome.  R Space Collection is located at 2008 R Street, NW.


Studio Gallery's first show of 2017 features two local artist collectives. Washington Wax Works focuses on encaustic pictures. Featured artists: Kathleen Anderson / David Evans / Nancy Hacskaylo / Marty Ittner / Katie Dell Kaufman / Kevin Milstead. Otis Street Arts Project uses the conversations and inspirations that grow from their shared artistic space to create a range of techniques, disciplines, and approaches in their varied show at Studio Gallery. Featured artists: Sean Hennessey / David Mordini / Hebron Chism / Gloria Chapa / Shelley Lowenstein / Liz Lescault / Chris Bohner / Alma Selimovic / Art Drauglis. Studio Gallery is a fine art cooperative celebrating 51 years, and is located at 2108 R Street, NW. Visit 

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Swann Street Gallery is featuring exclusive works by artist Robert E. Kuhn - mid-century sculpture and paintings.  Live jazz will also be playing all night!  Swann Street Gallery is located at 1767 Swann Street, NW.  Visit

Washington Studio School is showing drawings and paintings by Diane Wilson. There will be a short, informal dialogue with the artist about her work and process at 6:15 p.m.  You can sign up for classes too!  The Washington Studio School is located at 2129 S Street, NW. Visit

Source: Dupont Digest

Founded in 1922 in a townhouse at 1767 P Street, to promote and protect the interests of the residents, the Dupont Circle Citizens Association (DCCA) is the premier civic and residential organization in the Dupont Circle area.  DCCA brings neighbors, including residents, businesses and non-profit organizations, together to improve the quality of life in an active and diverse urban neighborhood. It holds membership meetings 9 times each year, which are open to the public, runs the Dupont Circle House Tour, resolves neighborhood issues through its committees, donates to local causes, and incubates innovative projects.

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