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Gallery HOURS

Monday: 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday: 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday: 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sunday: CLOSED


past residencies:

Pink Cycle- Life of a Fly by Carolina Mayorga

Botanica Magnifica by Pam Rogers 

Shadow and Light by Kate Fleming

Circle Story by Lenora Yerkes

Interesting in being a resident artist?  Head to our Artist Residency page for more information on applying.

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.

Membership in Capitol Hill Art League renews Sept 1, 2019. Our annual season runs Sept. 1, 2019-Aug. 31, 2020. PLEASE RENEW or Sign up!

For more information, visit their website:

The CHAW 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 in Residence.


CApitol Hill ARt league: PERSPECTIVEs

Blue by Karen Van Allen



The Capitol Hill Art League presents its Ninth Annual Metro DC open juried exhibition.

People see the world differently-- based on experiences and perceptions. Viewpoints are influenced by people, places, emotions, and thoughts.  The Capitol Hill Art League issued a region-wide invitation to artists to share their artistic and unique "perspective" in all mediums of art, including 3D, for this juried show.  

The show juror is Clint Mansell, Director of Principle Gallery in Alexandria, VA
At Principle Gallery, Clint invites and exhibits the best artists working in contemporary realism with his focus on maximum exposure. Mansell states, “I’m constantly thinking about themes on how art and psychology are related.”

After viewing 299 pieces submitted by 94 artists, Mr. Mansell has made his selection of the work of twenty-five artists.

We congratulate the following artists featured in this show: Lillian Klein Abensohn; David Alfuth; Kenneth Bachman; Jennifer Barlow; Olga Bauer; Ron Colbroth; Sally Davies; Hui Fang; Richard Hall; Jason Jaffery; Leonard Jewler; KB Kessler; Alice Kresse; Alison Landry; Paola Luther; James Mallos; David Mann; Michael McSorley; Sue Miller; Dora Patin; Meera Rao; Alden Schofield; Judith Searles; Lani Seikaly and Alex Tolstoy.

Due to the closure of the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop and its Gallery in compliance with the District of Columbia’s Coronavirus directives, the thirty artworks in the Perspectives show may be viewed online on April 4th at: Winners will also be announced on April 4th online. 

Capitol Hill Art League invites local artists of all mediums and levels to join our membership at:  Discounted rates for new memberships: March 2020 ($35) and April 2020 ($30). New members joining in May 2020 or later will pay full fee and membership will be rolled over to the next season. Our season runs Sept. 1-Aug. 31. 

The Capitol Hill Art League is a visual arts program of The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW).

CHAW general gallery hours are: 9:30 am–9:00 pm (M-Th), 9:30 am–6:00 pm (F), and 9:00 am–2:00 pm (Sat). For more information, call (202) 547-6839.

To inquire about renting the gallery space for an event please check out our Space Rental Page.