Celebrate Dia de los Muertos in Petworth and Park View

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos in Petworth and Park View

The Dia de los Muertos Celebration in Petworth will return for a second year, and now includes events in Park View. 

The Petworth Arts Collaborative is sponsoring a two-day event featuring a live mariachi band street procession, altar-making workshops, calavera face painting, a student art show, a traditional ballet folklorico performance and more!

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First Friday on Upshur Street with Petworth Arts Collaborative

First Friday on Upshur Street with Petworth Arts Collaborative

Get ready for another First Friday on September 7th from 6pm-9pm, presented by the Petworth Arts Collaborative.


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Petworth Arts Fest gets things fun on Saturday

Petworth Arts Fest gets things fun on Saturday

Join the Petworth Arts Collaborative for the first annual Petworth Arts Fest June 9th from 4-9pm at the Petworth Rec Center (801 Taylor St NW).

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Art all around: Truth Among Liars starts Wednesday, First Friday on June 1st, Petworth Arts Fest on June 2nd

Art all around: Truth Among Liars starts Wednesday, First Friday on June 1st, Petworth Arts Fest on June 2nd

It’s an artsy week in Petworth. First is the Truth Among Liars art and culture temporary pop-up, then First Friday along Upshur Street, followed by the Petworth Arts Collaborative for the first annual Petworth Arts Fest June 2nd from 4-9pm at the Petworth Rec Center (801 Taylor St NW).


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A Celebration of Art in the Park: First Annual Petworth Arts Fest

A Celebration of Art in the Park: First Annual Petworth Arts Fest

A new art event joins the active line-up of community programs centered on the Petworth Park on Saturday, June 2nd from 4pm to 9pm. A brainchild of the Petworth Arts Collaborative (PAC), Petworth Arts Fest will feature various professional DC artists, live installations and performances to engage neighbors and our surrounding community through the arts. And they’re looking for volunteers to help make it happen!

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The Art & Craft Fair returns to Upshur Street for two weekends!

The Art & Craft Fair returns to Upshur Street for two weekends!

Shop local this holiday season with the 12th Annual Upshur Street Art & Craft Fair on Saturday, December 9th and again on December 16th from 11am to 4pm. Now produced by the Petworth Arts Collaborative (PAC), the event incorporates a series of new and free creative art experiences for everyone to get into the holiday spirit and connect with community.

Read more to see what this year’s Upshur Street Art & Craft Fair line-up includes...

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Come celebrate as Petworth Arts Collaborative turns One (plus a huge group photo opp!)

Come celebrate as Petworth Arts Collaborative turns One (plus a huge group photo opp!)

Petworth Arts Collaborative has been putting on the First Friday events filled with art, music, great shopping deals and more along Upshur Street for a year. This Friday, founders Sara Herrera and Maria Mandle are throwing a party to celebrate the Collaborative's birthday.

The First Birthday Celebration will start out at Petworth Citizen with drinks and toasting to its first year of ART & COMMUNITY ACTIVATION, then they're heading out to take a group photo at the Petworth mural. Come celebrate with this amazing group of local neighbors who volunteer their time to work hard to add exciting cultural events and experiences to Petworth.

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Celebrate Dia de Los Muertos in a three-day event here in Petworth

Celebrate Dia de Los Muertos in a three-day event here in Petworth

Petworth Arts Collaborative is preparing for their biggest event since their founding almost a year ago and are seeking participants to share the three day event celebrating Dia de los Muertos. They are looking for people to participate in creating altars and artwork. The deadline to apply in their Call for Altars and Student Themed First Friday is fast approaching on Saturday October 28th. 

Here's a look at the three day event...

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First Friday art event in Petworth starts the month off right

First Friday art event in Petworth starts the month off right

First Fridays is a FREE art event Friday June 2nd, from 6-9pm along the 800 block of Upshur Street and Georgia Avenue. Here's a look at the music, art and events happening.

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Get involved with the Petworth art and music scene

Get involved with the Petworth art and music scene

The Petworth Arts Collaborative is seeking enthusiastic neighbors to volunteer for upcoming First Fridays. Petworth First Fridays features fine art, film, music, performance art and more while supporting some of Petworth's local small businesses. 

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May's "First Friday" arts event on Upshur Street is this week!

May's "First Friday" arts event on Upshur Street is this week!

The next "First Friday" arts event is set for this Friday, May 5th from 6-8pm on Upshur Street. This event brings musicians, artists and more to retail and restaurants along Upshur Street, helping to support both the arts and our local businesses. This week, the Petworth Arts Collaborative has partnered with "Georgia Avenue Thrive" to be able to bring even more ART and community engagement.

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First Friday events, tonight on Upshur Street!

First Friday events, tonight on Upshur Street!

Join the Petworth Arts Collaborative, Upshur Street/Georgia Avenue small businesses and local artists this Friday, February 3rd from 6pm-8pm.

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