January First Friday

Friday, January 5, 6-9pm
$8 suggested donation

Join Hillyer for January’s First Friday gallery opening! We will present the opening reception for our exhibiting artists, Kei Ito, Monroe Isenberg, and Grant McFarland.

Artists’ Talk with Monroe Isenberg and Grant McFarland

Tuesday, January 18, 6:30pm
$8 suggested donation

Hillyer presents our 2018 exhibiting artists! Join us for an artist talk with our January artists Monroe Isenberg and Grant McFarland, and a meet-and-greet reception with 2018 artists.

Artist Helpdesk: Networking for Artists

Saturday, January 20, 10:30am-12pm
$8 suggested donation
CLICK HERE to Register.

The Washington Sculptors Group’s HelpDesk Workshop Series is designed to offer WSG members and DC area artists practical information to improve their business skills. This first workshop, led by business consultant Danielle Glosser, is titled “Networking for Artists: Getting Down to Business.” Glosser is the Founder and Principal of Client Raiser LLC. The workshop will help artists learn how to boost their ability to cultivate contacts, and improve the way they initiate conversations about their art. Join Danielle Glosser for a hands-on session where you’ll explore the importance of first impressions, methods for seeking information, and tactics for developing contacts.


Every Monday 
6-9 p.m.
Drop-in (based on availability): Member $10/ Non-Member $15

The Life Drawing series is an independent figure drawing class that allows students to work from a nude model in your choice of mediums. While skill level is varied, there is no immediate instruction allowing each student to practice their drawing skills at their own pace. The Life Drawing series at IA&A at Hillyer is the perfect opportunity to practice your skills and independently work with access to a live model.

While easels, chairs and artistic ambiance are provided by Hillyer, artists are required to bring their own drawing materials. Space will be limited to 30 attendees. Walk-ins are welcome to join if there are seats available.

Interested in modeling? Contact Paul Pietsch at . We are grateful to Paul for his volunteer support of our life drawing series.

2017 Sessions

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February First Friday

Friday, February 2, 6-9pm
$8 suggested donation

Join Hillyer for February’s First Friday gallery opening! We will present the opening reception for our exhibiting artists Sarah Jamison and Mary Murphy.

CultureBlast: Erotica Slam with Kramerbooks 

Thursday, February 15
$8 suggested donation

IA&A at Hillyer and the Embassy of Canada present a special reading featuring 4 Canadian writers who will each read an excerpt from their writing, followed by a panel discussion on the importance of culture and stories to an open and vibrant democracy.