Mid City Artists: Open Studios

  • 18 May 2013
  • 19 May 2013
  • 25+ studios in the Dupont Circle, Logan Circle, U Street and Shaw neighborhoods
Mid City Artists: Open Studios - May 18 & 19

Save these dates! On the afternoons of May 18 and May 19, Mid City Artists (MCA) open the private studios where they make their art to the public. Tour 25+ studios, in the Dupont Circle, Logan Circle, U Street and Shaw neighborhoods. Walk from one studio to another within this vibrant downtown (all within 2 square miles) or grab a pedicab or bikeshare to get around. This bi-annual event, now in its 10th year, offers visitors a rare glimpse into the artists' working space with unique locations ranging from offices, retail, carriage houses, spare bedrooms, apartments to basements. The participating artists represent a great diversity of work, including drawings, sculptures, paintings, prints, photographs and mixed media.

Hang out with friends, circulate through the neighborhood, check out the art, eat, drink and be merry . . . purchase some art for yourself and as gifts. Be inspired! Buy local.

Plan your visits in advance by flipping through the artists' pages online to see what you like, who is participating, and when. Not all artists are open both days.

Download the map to guide you along or visit the website closer to the event to get a free smartphone app that you can use on your tour. We will also have more information on special meetup tours led by local art luminaries.

Participating Artists: Chuck BaxterScott G. BrooksJane CaveRobert Cole,Michael CrossettAster da FonsecaThomas DrymonGary FisherCharlie Gaynor,Sally KauffmanMiguel Perez LemEileen LyonsLucinda Friendly MurphyBetto OrtizMark ParascandolaDave PetersonBrian PetroRonald RileyMarie RingwaldPeter Alexander RomeroRichard SiegmanGeorge Smith-Shomari,Michael TorraRobert WienerColin Winterbottom

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.

Dupont Circle Citizens Association | 9 Dupont Circle, NW | Washington, DC 20036

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