May 25th, 2017: Open Studio Spring Showcase at Big Chief

This is the first Open Studio Showcase at Big Chief. It will include the work of several artists who have shown or made work at Open Studio in the past. It will also include musical performances from BOOMscat, +E, Bless, and CMPVTR CLVB, who are all from DC. The event will also be an optional benefit for Empower DC to support the work they do in the city.

February 14th, 2017, 7-11pm


Saturday, December 17th: Rakeb Teklehiwot Photo Exhibit

December 10th, 7-12pm: Aunty's Tea Party III

Saturday, November 5th, 7pm - 11pm: Rem Sleep

Saturday, October 15th, 7pm - 11pm: Aunty's Tea Party II

Saturday, October 8th, 11am - 2pm: Intro to Screenprinting Class

Saturday, October 1st, 7pm - 11pm: BLINK

Saturday, September 10th, 4 pm - 8 pm: bbysteps

Saturday, August 20th, 8 pm - 12 pm: Aunty's Tea Party

Friday, June 17th, 8 pm - 10 pm: True Laurels Issue 01 Celebration: Chocolate City

Thursday, March 31st, 7 pm - 11 pm: NoMüNoMü at OSDC

Sunday, April 10th, 2 pm: Damaged City Fest's Art Exhibition and Show at OSDC featuring performances by Gaucho (Toronto), J.J. Doll (NYC), Zipper (DC), Flasher (DC)


On December 11th from 6 - 11 pm, Open Studio DC presents "SHOW POSTERS," an exhibition of poster art made for concerts and other shows in DC, as well as Baltimore, Philly, and New York. Lots of posters, both digital and hand-made prints, will be on view and for sale, as well as other work by the artists. The event will also include food, drinks, and live music! All proceeds from poster sales will go to the artists.

Suggested $3 - $5 donation at the door

ARTISTS: Dayanita Ramesh

Mike O’Brien

LA Johnson

Sophie McTear

Anthony Dihle

Shawn Hileman

Kevin Sottek

Maddy Wolpow-Gindi

Jourdan Betette

Sarah O’Donoghue

Theresa Chromati

Marie Demple

Graham Jackson

Rose Jaffe

J.D. Deardourff

Spencer Joynt

James Walker


Dais (DC)

Drama Section (NYC)

Shakai Mondai (Philly)

Abdu Ali (Bmore)

We are located on the second floor, and are very sorry to say that our space is not wheelchair accessible. Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns about this.