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Friday, September 23, 2011

(e)merge art fair, SW ArtsFest, Marcātus this weekend

(e)merge art fair Friday–Sunday 
The (e)merge art fair (www.emergeartfair.com) takes place at the Capitol Skyline Hotel, 10 I St., SW. (e)merge starts with a private preview on Thursday. The Fair will feature vetted exhibitions of art by DC-Baltimore area and international emerging galleries, nonprofits, and unrepresented artists, as well as panel discussions and performances, all for a public admission fee of $15.

Fair Schedule:
Thursday, September 22: 7pm - 9pm, Opening preview + concert
Friday, September 23: 12pm - 7pm
Saturday, September 24: 12pm - 7pm
Sunday, September 25: 12pm - 5pm   
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Saturday September 24th 11am-6pm.
Marcātus, a creative art market returns for a special SW ArtsFest Edition.  This September, DC’s smallest quadrant will hold its first annual SW ArtsFest.  SW ArtsFest 2011 will bring together ten different organizations to present a cross-section of Southwest’s cultural community through a three-day festival with the theme “Discover Southwest.”  Marcātus invites you to come out and explore the many Artist tents and Arts and craft table on the SW Waterfront.

SW Waterfront
600 Water St SW
Washington, DC 20024

Across the street from Arena Stage
Event is free and open to the public
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SW ArtsFest
This September, DC’s smallest quadrant will hold its first annual SW ArtsFest.  SW ArtsFest 2011 will bring together ten different organizations to present a cross-section of Southwest’s cultural community through a three-day festival with the theme “Discover Southwest.”  The collaboration will include the (e)merge art fair and the Marcātus Creative Art Market, performances and children’s activities at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater, the 10th Annual DC Jazz Preservation Festival, the Human Rights Film Festival, an outdoor art studio for children, and much more.

Location: Various Venues in Southwest, DC
Schedule: Friday September 23 to Sunday September 25, 2011
For general info email: info@swdcartsfest.org and swartsfest@gmail.com.
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