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December First Friday Preview

This week is the month’s first Friday and a multitude of local galleries are taking the opportunity to hold opening receptions for new exhibitions and social events. Here are a few places that are worth a stop on your First Friday Art Walk.

Out of the way from the usual walk but, the Torpedo Factory will be hosting it’s Holiday Open House 2013 from 6:30-9:00. The event is free with food and drink being served along with seasonal music. The event is a great opportunity to see interesting art and also pick up some one-of-a-kind pieces for your friends and family. For More information check out ArtSee’s Events Calendar.

Go to the Hillyer Art Space for the opening reception of their new December artists: Sherry Zvares Sanabria, Annie Farrar, and Elizabeth Holtry. The artists will be present at Hillyer along with live music by DJ Fusion. The December artist include Sherry Zvares Sanabria, a DC native, whose show "The Corrections: Prisons and Mental Hospitals," in which she captures the haunting heritage that is trapped inside historical buildings. To review all the shows at Hillyer click here

 Join the Touchstone Gallery for the opening reception of “Deck the Walls” featuring affordable art of all shapes and materials along with the opening of "INTERPLAY" by Georgia Nassikas and “The 28th Century: The Work of Charles E. Meissner.”  The exhibition of work by Charles E. Meissner is hosted by Art Enables, an inspiring non-profit art studio in D.C. devoted to adult artsits with disabilities, and the Touchstone Foundation for the Arts, a tax-exempt foundation fostered by Touchstone Gallery Artists to support emerging, local artists. For more information visit the Touchstone Gallery

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