Sunday, January 29, 2012

Discover the Arts in Shaw: Shaw Art Walk to be Held on Februrary 8, 2012

Shaw Art Walk
Shaw Main Streets has announced that a new event, the Shaw Art Walk, will be held on February 8, 2012. (See  The Shaw Art Walk will include a guided tour of the Washington Convention Center's $4 million art collection and extended hours at six Shaw art galleries, all adjacent to or within a block of the convention center.

For information on the convention center tour, which begins at 6:30 p.m. (suggested arrival time is 6:15 p.m.), see the previous EastShawDC post at

The list of the art galleries participating in the Shaw Art Walk, all of which will extend their hours until 9:00 p.m., are after the jump.

Galleries participating in the 2012 Shaw Art Walk:

Civilian Art Projects, 1019 7th Street, NW,

Contemporary Wing, 1250 9th Street, NW,

Lamont Bishop Gallery, 1314 9th Street, NW,

Long View Gallery, 1234 9th Street, NW,

Maruka Gallery and Boutique, 1300 9th Street, NW,

 Touchstone Gallery, 901 New York Avenue, NW,

Shaw Main Streets' Shaw Art Walk Press Release