Welcome to the 52 O Street Blog! This is your online destination for updates and announcements about 52 O Street. It's also our archive of past events. Check out the events page for what's upcoming at 52 O.
May 21, 2013
Explore 52 O Street Online!
Open Studios Spring 2013 may be over, but don’t despair! We’ve just launched a new tool that allows you to explore the 52 O Street building online. Click on the floor you want to check out, and see the work DC artists are making there. Check it out! . . . .
October 24, 2012
Open Studios on October 27th
October Open Studios is this Saturday! 12-5pm! Dear Friends,Please join us for October Open Studios! We are opening up our doors at the 52 O Street Studios on Saturday, October 25, 12-5pm for a wonderful afternoon of great art in our unique creative spaces. Visitors will have the chance to meet the artists, purchase original […]
October 22, 2012
Open Studios at 52O
The 52 O Street Artists Studios is holding an informal open house this coming Saturday, October 27th, from 12-5. Over half the studios are opening their doors, Including Lisa Marie Thalheimer, Raye Leith, Cianne Fragionne, Eames Armtrong, Scrap DC and many others.
April 12, 2012
O Street Stories, Saturday April 14 2012
March 30O Street Stories, 4/14, 2-4pm, studio #202 On Saturday of Open Studios, Micheline Klagsbrun will be hosting a story-telling session! An unpredictable reunion of artists from all decades of our building’s history, from the wild ’70’s on, swapping stories and reminiscing about all these walls have seen and heard. Commemorating a unique building’s 34 […]
May 4, 2011
Metro Connection and 52 O
Last Friday Rebecca Sheir of Metro Connection came and interviewed a few of the artists at 52 O Street Studios. The interview will be aired this Friday at 1 p.m and again Saturday at 7 a.m. About Metro Connection From area arts and eats, to local education and environmental issues, to history, science, transportation and […]
April 29, 2011
Open Studio events
Friday, April 29, 6-9 pm“Inside O” preview exhibition at the Big Bear Cafewith Spanish wine & DJ Natty Boom Thursday, May 5, 7 pm“Affordable, Effective Working Space for Artists in DC” Panel discussion moderated by Elizabeth Ward of the Pinkline ProjectMatt Pearson, artistPaul Ruppert, Ruppert Real Estate(+1 to be confirmed guest) Saturday May 7 & […]
April 22, 2011
52 0 Street Open Studios
Open Studios 2011 dates announced ***ANNOUNCEMENT***Open Studios 2011Sat, May 7 & Sun, May 8 Workshops, discussions, and performances begin Thurs., May 5 52 O St NW Participating artists will include: Monier BarakatSera BaghdadiStephen CrouchLeigh DavisBen Hamlinpeter e harperMatt HollisAndy HoltinEmma JasterMicheline KlagsbrunSally KauffmanRaye LeithJames MartinKendall NordinMatt PearsonMalte RenzLisa K. RosensteinMaeve SheridanThreepenny BikesThe Tuesday Night Group […]
52 0 Street
Here’s a little peek at some of the artists at 52 O Street Artists Studios. Clockwise from top left; Micheline Klagsbrun, Kendall Nordin, Raye Leith, Emma Jaster, Leigh Davis(door), Threepenny Bikes-David Wendt, Sara Bhaghdadi, James Martin, P.E. Harper,Bittersweet Zine, Lisa Rosenstein,Matt Hollis, Malte Renze Sally Kauffman, and Joe Reza.
March 11, 2011
Open Studios 2011 dates announced
***ANNOUNCEMENT***Open Studios 2011Sat, May 7 & Sun, May 8 Workshops, discussions, and performances begin Thurs., May 5 52 O St NW Participating artists will include: Monier BarakatSera BaghdadiStephen CrouchLeigh DavisBen Hamlinpeter e harperMatt HollisAndy HoltinEmma JasterMicheline KlagsbrunSally KauffmanRaye LeithJames MartinKendall NordinMatt PearsonMalte RenzLisa K. RosensteinMaeve SheridanThreepenny BikesThe Tuesday Night Group More info to come…
August 1, 2010
Post Express Article on Live-Work Spaces
From an article from the Washington Post Express: “…Rental options for artists — especially young and just-starting-out artists — are equally crucial as ownership opportunities. At 52 O St. NW, a large historic brick warehouse houses a gaggle of creative types, from poets and DJs to painters, printmakers and video artists, who share rental units […]
April 26, 2010
Creative Solutions for Artists Today
Micheline Klagsbrun hosted a discussion on “creative solutions for artists today” as part of our Open Studios 2010. Panelists and audience members talked about building artistic community, as well as art world pressures during times of recession. Panelists:Aneta Georgievska-Shine, Professor of Art History at University of MarylandJamie Bennett, Communications Director at the National Endowment for […]
April 25, 2010
Some Open Studio Pics
Some Kodak moments from Open Studios 2010. Lisa K. Rosenstein Chris Dolan Chris Dolan (getting a thoughtful critique from a young visitor!) Printing fabric patches in Becca Kallem’s studio Becca Kallem Visitors checking out Matt Hollis’ installation work Matt Hollis Malte Renz’s studio Ebony Dumas, Lisa Marie Thalhammer, and visitors Andrea Mayer and Rob Emrich’s […]
April 21, 2010
2010 Open Studios: Press!
Peter e Harper, photo: ReadySetDC No, it isn’t a huge swarm of bees…it’s the buzz surrounding this year’s open studios! Thanks go out to the team at Massey Media for their publicity efforts. Check out our recent press mentions: *We are a Pink Line Project PICK! *Burgeon: “Why: O St is one small slice of […]
Open Studios Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 4/19/10Contact: Lacy MacAuley (202) 445-4692, firstname.lastname@example.orgSarah Massey, (202) 445-1169, email@example.com 52 O Street Studios Open DoorsSee DC Artists in Their Natural Habitats When: Saturday, 4/24 and Sunday, 4/25, 11 AM – 5 PMWhere: 52 O Street Studio, 52 O St NW, Washington DCWho: Over a dozen artists opening their doors to the […]
March 30, 2010
Open Studios, April 24-25
This year’s artists include:Raye Leith, Chris Dolan, Zach Vaughn, Ari Goldstein, DJ Natty Boom, Andrea Meyer, Rob Emrich, Matt Hollis, The Tuesday Night Group, Micheline Klagsbrun, Lisa K. Rosenstein, Dean Hutchinson, Kendall Nordin, Danielle Evennou, Rebecca Kallem, Ty Brickhouse, Lisa Marie Thalhammer, Ben Tolman, Malte Renz, Thom Flynn, Andy Holtin, Peter e Harper, Devona Cole, […]
March 21, 2010
O – PEN
O – PEN *An exhibition previewing 52 O Street NW’s 2010 Open Studios*at Big Bear Cafe, April 2010 1st & R Streets NW, Washington DC Opening Reception: Friday, April 2, 2010 8-11PM FREE & open to the public
Update: 52 O Street Open House Schedule
Artists working in a wide range of media and styles will open their O Street studios to the community on April 24th & 25th for a rare glimpse into the process behind art making. We’re also planning great panel discussions, performances, parties and more. Schedule below. For more information please visit http://www.52ostreetstudios.org/. Press contact: Sarah […]
March 2, 2010
Metropolitan Art Expo
Jackie Hoysted and Lisa Rosenstein are part of The DC Metropolitan Art Expo at the Gaylord National Hotel at National Harbor. March 27-28
February 22, 2010
Art Whino & Crystal City BID present G40: The Summit
Ben Tolman will be in this huge group show Opening March 6th. http://www.artwhino.com/g40/
February 21, 2010
Save the Date: Open Studios 2010
Save the date and stay tuned! Our Spring open studios will be April 24-25, 11am-5pm. We have a lot of new stuff in the works, including an evening salon and workshops, performances, panels, and poetry readings during our open house weekend.
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