2023 Venues

As of 9/29/23
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Art All Night 2018 Venues
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Banneker Academic High School West Plaza
900 block of Rhode Island Avenue, NW (outdoors)

Welcome Center: Pick up a printerd Art All Night Shaw 2023 Map and Guide and start your journey through the neighborhood. 

Shaw Artists Market: Browse and shop for original art in a variety of media from DMV visual artists. Participating artists include: Akeel Ali, Tre Artz, Calisma Asafor, Ann Bouie, David Camero, Michael Dean, Kris Diggs, Amari Eaglin, Nsikan Edet, Kymone Freeman, Claude Green, Artree’L HOBBS, Le'Chaun Linthicum, Josue Martinez, Atsu Numadzi, Alicia Pinkett, Yasmine Posey, Randy, Richshaad Ryan, Kimberly Smith, Nai Turner, Luke Walter.

Live EntertaInment: 7-8pm—50 Years of Hip Hop, presented by DJ Trini and DJ Jahsonic. 8-9pm—Afi Soul. 9-10pm—50 Years of Hip Hop, presented by DJ Trini and DJ Jahsonic. 10-10:45—Ace Ono. 10:45-11:30pm—Jennifer Stephens: Bubbles & Fire. 11:30-11:59pm—50 Years of Hip Hop, presented by DJ Trini and DJ Jahsonic. 

Large Scale Paintings by Aniekan Udofia. Available for purchase.

Shaw Community Mural by Shaw Community Center Youth led by resident artist Gregory Windley.       

Take the free shuttle bus to the Art All Night Shaw Welcome Center, Art Market and Main Stage at Banneker Academic High School West Plaza. Pickup/drop-off point at Banneker is at entrance to West Plaza (Rhode Island Avenue, NW). Courtesy of U Street Parking.

Shaw Skate Park
1528-1530 11th Street, NW

7-11pm—Skateboarding demonstrations. Video projections: Old Shaw Skate Park mural documentary; DC skateboarder photography by Shiloh Coleman. Skateboard swag giveaways. DJ Brian Aguilar. Hosted by Crushed Skate Shop.

Roosevelt S.T.A.Y. Opportunity Academy
2001 10th Street, NW

This venue will be activated on 09/29/23.

Pop Fizz Bar
2108 Vermont Avenue, NW

Live music by Herb Scott.

Foundry Gallery
2118 8th Street, NW

8-11:59pm—Live painting by Josef Keyes. Live textile and fiber art demonstration by artist Kristina Penhoet. “Selected Works”: Acrylic paintings by John Charles Koebert.

DC Housing Finance Agency
815 Florida Avenue, NW (Indoors and Outdoors)

7pm-2am—Sights and Sounds, presented by Team Rayceen Productions. Hosted by Rayceen Pendarvis and Krylios, featuring DJ Suspense. 6:45pm—DJ Suspense. Outdoors: 7-10pm—Cheer DC and DC Roller Derby. 7-8:30pm—Film screening and Q&A with filmmaker/director Angela Harvey: “Black Rainbow Love: A Documentary” (42 min.).  8:30pm—Live music by singer Carly Harvey, DC's Queen of the Blues. 10pm—Live music by singer Jay Columbus. 11pm—Live music by rapper LYRICALMAR. 12-2am— Shaw Midnight Mini Ball with Capital Ballroom Council. DJ Tony Play. MC Boom Boom Balenciaga.

Minya's Pizza
1932 9th Street, NW

7:30-10:30pm—Live music by Eritrean Cultural Group, featuring Aron Kibreab and Faniel Gebru.

600 Block of T Street (outdoors) & Right Proper Shaw Brewpub
624 T Street, NW

7-11:59pm—Third Annual Right Proper Block Party, featuring the Black Beer Garden, live music, local art vendors, face painting, interactive art projects, and much more. Art Market hosted by An Indivisible Art Collective includesDiane Makes Things, Down 2 Earth Pottery, Laura Havel, Kuzeh Pottery/Pegah Shahghasemi and Lisa Ramber, Lita+Ro Soy Candles/Tiany Coln, Eva Pinkney, Scentiments Candle Company/Aaron Shep, Marilee Williams, live mural painting by Aundrae Williams and event photography by Phil Russell. Live performances by Laquavia Alston, Litty Official, Ric Lucero, Murphy Mast, Nomad Mal, Steven X, and TEDDY. The Black Beer Garden will feature all local Black-owned breweries, hosted by Black Brew Movement. Featured brewers: Black Beauty BreweryA2, Black Viking Brewing, Joyhound Beer Company, Liquid Intrusion Brewing Company, Sankofa Beer Company, Soul Mega, Strange Fruit Brewing Company, and Urban Garden Brewing.

The Cornerstone
625 T Street, NW (Outdoors)

8-9pm—C3W Wrestling.

Wanda’s on 7th Salon & Spa
1851 7th Street, NW

7-11:59pm—Mixed media Paintings by Cary Michael Robinson. Music by DJ Candi Krush. 8-11pm--Free henna tattoos by Asia Carpenter.

Stop Smack’n Restaurant & Lounge
1839 7th Street, NW

6-10pm—DJ Young Toon. 10pm-3am: DJ Robbie Rob.

Progression Place Plaza (Start)/Banneker West Plaza (End)(Outdoors)
1805 7th Street, NW/1600 9th Street, NW

(#LoveShaw Parade/Procession)

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Neighborhood Library
1630 7th Street, NW

7-10:30pm—Do-It-Yourself Paint Party with Artist Sydney Buffalow: Enjoy acrylic and watercolor painting, with all supplies provided free of charge. 7:30-10:30pm—Face painting by DC Face Painting. All ages. 7-10pm—Community Puzzle Build: Be a part of the puzzle at Shaw Library and add a personalized puzzle piece to the bulletin board display.  7:30-10:30 pm—Henna Workshop: Children and teens are invited to get an intricate henna design on the back of their hands. Teens: 7:30pm, Adults: 9:30pm—Explore the Metaverse with Shaw.

Electric Cool-Aid
512 Rhode Island Avenue, NW

7-11:59pm—District Coalition meets Spain during an event where Spanish DJ Pau Roca turns DC into a canvas of art and expression, together with DJ XSA and DJ Martin Miguel. Presented by District Coalition and the Cultural Office of the Embassy of Spain in Washington.

Earth Grocery
1701 6th Street, NW (Outdoors)

7-10pm—Live music by Acoustic Jam.

Beau Thai
1550 7th Street, NW, Unit A

5-9:30pm—“Postcards from Art All Night”—Create your own art postcards to mail or have them uploaded to a virtual gallery. Staff art gallery, with art for sale.

Intersect at O
1340 8th Street, NW

7pm-12:30am—“The Fire and the Cross”: Installation of photographs of ballet dancers taken by Jeffrey Morris in Old Havana, Cuba, accompanied by live performances. “Ira Tattelman: Found Objects Sculptures.” 8pm—Shanna Lim, dance and performance art. 9pm—Jakylah Lewis, contemporary ballet. 9:20pm—Rene Ibanez, Cuban conga music. 10:30pm—Jennifer Stephens, bubble art. 11:15pm—Sarina Osaba, classical ballet.

Immaculate Conception Church
711 N Street, NW

5:30pm—Vigil mass. 7-8pm—Live classical music by Colleen Daly and Jay Parrotta. 8-9pm—Church open for prayer and lighting candles. Candle lighting tribute to Luz Padro (1921-2023), mother of Art All Night DC co-founder and Shaw Main Streets Executive Director Alexander M. Padro. 9pm—Church tour. 9:30-10pm: Night prayer.

Touchstone Gallery
901 New York Avenue, NW

7-11:59pm — “Tory Cowles: Weavings & Musings.” “Touchstone Artists' Group Exhibition: September 2023.” $1 original art. Clothing popup by Daryle Locko. Giveaways and more.

Carnegie Library East & West Lawn
801 K Street, NW (Outdoors), Mount Vernon Square

7pm-12am—“A Night Circus”: Events DC presents    Unicyclists, juggler, aerialists, balloon artist, caricature artist, face painters, foamboree, chalk wall art, carnival games, glow-in-the-dark lawn games, 360-degree photo booth, circus character craft kits, DJ, food, whole supplies last. 7-7:15pm: fire performers. 8pm-12am: magician, glow-in-the-dark body painting and tattoos. 8-8:15pm: fire performers. 9-9:15pm, 10-10:15pm, 11-11:15pm: fire performers.  9-10pm—Aerialist performance.

Registration Link: https://bit.ly/WEWCCAAN2023

Take the free shuttle bus to the Art All Night Shaw Welcome Center, Art Market and Main Stage at Banneker Academic High School West Plaza. Pickup/drop-off point at Carnegie is on Allen Y. Lew Place, NW at 9th Street (near southeast corner). Courtesy of U Street Parking.