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With almost 45 years of experience building community through the arts in countless classes, workshops, residencies, trainings and performances, CHAW is uniquely positioned to share its passion and expertise for upholding and uplifting the value of art, artists and artful thinking in many contexts.   We believe not only is art the answer to pretty much everything – it also compels us to ask the right questions.  

Teach With CHAW

Share your passion and skill with eager students of all ages.   CHAW is always on the lookout for talented, community-minded artists who love what they do and get energy from taking into the classroom.   If you are creative, organized, reliable and collaborative, CHAW may be just the right place for you. Applications accepted on a rolling basis with seasonal and semester-based session job openings. Interested teaching artists should submit a resume, work sample, proposal, and letter of inquiry to CHAW’s Program Coordinator.




The gallery features a range of professional and student artists in shows and residencies throughout the year. CHAW’s gallery is home to the Capitol Hill Art League, a consortium of emerging and professional artists who showcase, and sell member work, offer professional development and outside showing opportunities including CHAW's Artist is Residence.

In the Gallery:  
Capitol Hill Art League

The Capitol Hill Art League is a consortium of 100+ local artists who mount  seven juried shows per year in CHAW's Gallery Space.  Dedicated to providing show, sales and professional development opportunities to new and established artists, this program of the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop is run by volunteer members.  Annual membership dues are $50.


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ARtist in Residency: 


Information on the 2018 artist in residency still to come!


Gallery Artist in Residence: Pam RogersBotanica Magnifica The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) is proud to present “Botanica Magnifica,” a show by the Second Annual Gallery Artist in Residence, Pam Rogers, generously made possible by Wade Carey.  Pam will be working in residence in the CHAW Gallery March 1 through April 18, and engaging with community members 9:30am-3:30pm on the following weekdays in March: Wednesday, March 1, Monday, March 6, Friday, March 10, Tuesday, March 14, Wednesday, March 15, Tuesday, March 21, Thursday, March 23, Wenesday, March 29, and Friday, March 31, as well as the following Saturdays, from 12pm-2pm: March 11 & 25.


Black Box Theatre

Home to Taffety Punk Theatre CompanyWe Happy Few, The Coil Project, and Faction of Fools

CHAW’s theater also hosts a range of performances, recitals, lectures, rehearsals and classes.   This 55-seat black box features lighting, sound, projection, backstage storage, and is available for rental