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Family Art Night

CANCELED - 2020 Darkroom Artist Residency - Carol Antezana - Opening Reception

This event has been canceled. CHAW is closed to all public events until further notice. We hope we may be able to reschedule this reception for a later date, but it's too soon to say at this time - CHAW Facilities

The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop presents an exhibit of the works of Carol Antezana, recipient of CHAW’s 2020 Darkroom Artist Residency, on view March 9th to March 28th.

A reception and artist talk will be held on March 21st from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at 545 7th Street, SE, Washington, DC, 20003.

For three months this winter, Carol worked in the darkroom and digital photographic facilities at CHAW, dedicating time to a project about motherhood, womanhood, and the aguayo -- a traditional Bolivian carrying cloth. The reception and exhibition is free and open to the public.
For more information, please visit or call (202) 547-6839.

Cut, Copy Collage Workshop with Resident Artist MK Bailey


MK Bailey, the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop’s 2020 Gallery Artist Resident, hosts a free collage workshop "Cut, Copy" on Saturday, February 8, 2020 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at 545 7th St, SE. Participants will recreate MK's process by creating a collage and then using tracing paper to copy the collage and turn it into an original piece of art. Open to all ages 12 and above. Workshop is free but requires advanced registration by calling (202) 547-6839. 

"Circle Story" - “How to Narrate Your Life in Comics” Workshop

The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) is pleased to announce Lenora Yerkes as the recipient of the 2019 Gallery Artist Residency, a six-week paid residency January 7 through February 16, 2019 in CHAW’s gallery at 545 7th Street, SE, Washington, DC, 20003. Lenora’s proposal entitled “Circle Story” includes transporting her home studio into the CHAW gallery where she will work and display her daily drawings, collecting over the length of the residency to form a narrative experience.

Friday ARTnights: Circus District - Juggle Jam!

Throw caution to the weekend and conquer the thrilling challenge of juggling with veteran juggler Christian Kloc. This workshop begins with a short demo, moves into some goofy warm-ups, then puts juggling props in your hands and offers pro tips to jump-start your newfound circus habit. After practicing controlled chaos, put on a show with your fellow jugglers and get the 'big top' applause you deserve!