First Friday Events

  • 02 May 2014
  • Various venues

This Friday is First Friday in May -- already!

Dupont Circle galleries and merchants will be open late in celebration of First Friday.  

Below is a list of the participating galleries and retailers open from 6:00-8:00 p.m. 


·        Alex Gallery is a leading commercial art gallery in Washington, D.C., featuring contemporary American and European paintings, sculpture, and works on paper.  Alex Gallery is located at 2106 R Street, NW.  Visit


·        ArtJamz will offer First Friday participants extended $5 happy hour pricing on wine and beer and 10% off canvas – paint while you party.   ArtJamz is located at 1728 Connecticut Avenue, NW. Visit


·        Burton Marinkovich Fine Art specializes in works in paper by modern and contemporary masters.  Burton Marinkovich is located at 1506 21st Street, NW. Visit


·        Cross-Mackenzie Gallery will be showing Linda Lopez, Michael Fujita & John Cole. Cross-Mackenzie Gallery is located at 2026 R Street, NW. Visit


·        Dupont Pilgrim Gallery is showing the work of Carol Porter. Her work, titled "Paintings from My Travels on Five Continents," shows her interpretations of the sights she has seen during her travels.  The Gallery is located in Church of the Pilgrim at 2201 P Street NW.  Visit


·        Foundry Gallery will be featuring a solo exhibit, “Down & Derby” by Meg MacKenzie and her mixed media works that celebrate the majestic power and beauty of the horse. Foundry Gallery is located at 1314 18th Street, NW. Visit


·        Gallery A is a membership gallery featuring 16 emerging artists, on the lower level of Alex Gallery.  Gallery A is located at 2106 R Street, NW on the ground floor; visit


·        Hillyer Art Space will be hosting multiple artists in their large space, including Jarri Hasnain, Eszter Bornemisza and Pam Rogers.  A suggested donation of $5 is appreciated.  Hillyer Art Space is located at 9 Hillyer Court, NW.  Visit


·        Jane Haslem Gallery is a venerable gallery located at 2025 Hillyer Place, NW – half a block from the Phillips Collection. Visit


·        Marsha Mateyka Gallery is hosting Jae Ko: Recent Works of rolled paper, as featured in The Washington Post.  Marsha Mateyka Gallery is located at2012 R Street, NW. Visit


·        Mediterranean Way is featuring an exhibition of black & white photographs of New York City by Keri Douglas.  Mediterranean Way is located at 1717 Connecticut Avenue, NW.  Visit


·        Q Street Fine Art will be hosting paintings by Rafael Gallardo, bronzes by 
Margaret Newton, and sculptures by Guillermo Perdomo.  
The Q Street Fine Art is located at 2015 Q Street, NW. Visit


·        Studio Gallery is exhibiting “Reconstructing Nature” by Chris Chernow; “Sum of its Parts” by Deborah Coburn, and “Experiments in Color” by Suzanne Goldberg.  Studio Gallery is located at 2108 R Street, NW. Visit


·        Swann Street Gallery will be featuring exclusive works by artist Robert E. Kuhn and his myriad types and styles of art – from sculpture to paintings to sketches. Swann Street Gallery is located at 1767 Swann Street, NW.  Visit


·        Toolbox is featuring resident artist Kiril Jeliazkov and his large, colorful canvases.  The Toolbox is located at 1627 Connecticut Avenue, NW (rear carriage house).  Access to the carriage house is through the alley on R Street behind Cosi.  Visit


·        Washington Studio School is exhibiting Joanne Kaufman and her new series, “Observations: Paintings of DC.” There will be a reception during First Friday from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Washington Studio School located at 2129 S Street, NW. Visit

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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