The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities invites you to the
Opening Weekend for 5x5!
Friday | September 5 | 2014 | 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Capitol Skyline Hotel
10 I Street SW, Washington, DC 20024
Meet the curators and artists behind DC's largest public art exhibition! The event is free, but reservations are required.
Bus Tours of 5x5 artworks
Saturday | September 6 | 2014
On Saturday, September 6th from 11:00am to 1:15pm and then from 2:00pm to 4:00pm, take a unique and fun bus tour, guided by Deirdre Ehlen MacWilliams, 5x5 Producer, and Elizabeth Carriger, Public Art Coordinator, and discover the 5x5, a project of the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities. Venture into the heart of DC neighborhoods and experience these exciting temporary projects.
The 11am tour departs from Nonuments Park (1100 4th Street, SW) at 11:00amsharp and concludes at the expansive and historic Naval Building 170 (200 Tingey St, SE). On this tour you will witness works by the following curators: Lance Fung,Shamim M. Momin, Justine Topfer and A.M. Weaver. Closest Metro toNonuments Park is Waterfront (Green Line) and from the Naval Building is Navy Yard (Green Line).
RSVP here for 11am tour
The 2pm tour departs from the Reeves Center (1400 U Street, NW) at 2:00pmsharp and concludes at the H Street Temporium (13th and H Street, NE). On this tour you will witness works by the following curators: Shamim M. Momin,Stephanie Sherman, Justine Topfer and A.M. Weaver. Closest Metro to Reeves Center is U Street/African-Amer Civil War Memorial/Cardozo(Green Line) and from the H Street Temporium is Union Station (Red Line).
RSVP here for 2pm tour
Be sure to visit our website for a complete listing of events being presented by the curators and artists on opening weekend and over the coming weeks!
Commissioners| Judith Terra, Chair | Lavinia Wohlfarth, Vice Chair | Marvin Bowser | Susan Clampitt | Christopher Cowan | Edmund C. Fleet | Antoinette Ford |Rhona Wolfe Friedman | Alma H. Gates |
Darrin L. Glymph | Barbara J. Jones |James E. Laws, Jr. | Rogelio A. Maxwell | MaryAnn Miller |
José Alberto Uclés | Gretchen B. Wharton