Art All Night returns to Van Ness Main Street on Friday, September 29th, 2023, 6-11 PM!
Van Ness Main Street's Art All Night 2023 will be an evening filled with local music, dance, film, art and community all along Connecticut Avenue in Van Ness, Forest Hills and Wakefield from 6-11 PM. And this year, we're excited to announce we've partnered with American University Radio's WAMU 88.5 and DCist to bring you an exciting lineup of curated events and activities you'll only find at Art All Night Van Ness!! Check out what we have planned so far and if you haven't already, RSVP here for updates and a performance map.
Schedule of Events and Activities: Follow the event for updates, here.
6:00-7:30 - Politics and Prose: Meet the P&P Artist in Residence, Mary Putrasahan for drawing demonstrations along with story time sessions and other kid's activities. 5015 Connecticut Ave.
6:00-8:00 - Gopuff Window Art Launch and meet the artists.
6:00-8:00 - The UDC JAZZAlive trio led by saxophonist Tracey Cutler performs at Flavor Garden Restaurant. Outside at 4400 Conn Ave.
6:00-8:00 - EM Nail and Lash: Beauty Marsh brings her soulful R&B sound. 5012 Connecticut Ave.
6:00-8:00 - Mariachi Sol de America outside at Muchas Gracias. 5029 Connecticut Ave.
6:00-8:00 - Italian Bar hosts Ken Matthews of Laissez Foure Jazz Solo. 5008 Connecticut Ave.
6:00-10:00 - WAMU Swag Table. Stop by for free WAMU pins, stickers and other fun items. You'll also have a chance to meet WAMU talents, Kojo Nnamdi, Tamika Smith and Rob Bamberger! (Stay tuned for details). Outside at 4401 Connecticut Ave.
6:00-10:00 - WAMU Yard Sale. Join WAMU/DCist for their very first in-person yard sale! This event features vintage swag including WAMU notebooks, Hot Jazz mugs, 1A water bottles, DCist socks, and more. Outside at 4401 Connecticut Ave.
6:00-10:00 - DC Pedicabs. 4465 to 5015 and 5010 to 4340 Conn Ave. running guests between north and south corridors
6:00-10:00 - Van Ness Main Street AAN 2023 Welcome Table. Swing by for a venue map, performance schedule and more. 4340 Conn Ave.
6:00-10:00 - Ian the Balloon Dude expertly twists balloons into 'awesome sculptures' for you to take home. Outside at the AAN Welcome Table, 4340 Connecticut Avenue.
6:00-10:00 - Chevy Chase Art Gallery Open House featuring local artists, Kiu Kavousi and Karen Tyler; wine, cheese, art sale, live music by guitarist Andrew Grabowski and more at 5039 Connecticut Ave.
6:00–10:00 – Concert in the Rotunda at Park Van Ness featuring Singing Capital Chorus (6-7 pm), Beyond Franklin (7-8 pm), Dream City Brass Band (8-10 pm) and Crush Funk Brass Band (9-10 pm). 4455 Connecticut Ave at the Park Van Ness Rotunda.
6:00-10:00 – Interactive Media Mural for all ages. Canvas panels will form the backdrop for a community message created from Polaroid selfies from all who participate. 4340 Conn Ave (In the Art Alleyway)
6:00-11:00 - Bread Furst Patio Pop-Up at 4434 Conn. Ave featuring:
- McLeaf's Orchard hot cider (Bourbon-spiked optional)
- Mulled wine, Apple Cider donuts and other tasty baked goods
- Boardwalk-style pizza stand with Sicilian-style pies by the slice, calzones, and more
7:15 – Art All Night WAMU Tour – Full
8:15 – Art All Night WAMU Tour – Full
8:00-10:00 - I’m Eddie Cano hosts The Mike Tony Scoglio Band, 8-10 PM, outside at 5018 Conn Ave (on the patio at the old Jake's restaurant).
8:00-10:00 - Movie Night in the Park with the film In The Heights. Outside at the UDC Amphitheater.
The 2023 Art All Night Festival is funded by the DC Commission on Arts and Humanities and is made possible by the DC Department of Small and Local Business Development. We thank our sponsors for Art All Night 2023: University of the District of Columbia, Calvert Woodley, Eric Cabe Team, Days Inn, Saul Centers, Comet Ping Pong, Buck's Fishing and Camping, Honeys, Muchas Gracias, Freedom Church DC, Argus Events and Superlative Events.
NEW! Check out our list of participating Pop-Up Market artists and vendors:
Black Squirrel Company
JN Studio Art
Acacia Tree of Life
All Very Goods
Blue Moon Aquarius
Candor All Natural
Capital Stitch Co.
Handcrafts by Ruby
Qi Essential Oils
Sunny Type Co
Karen Jabo Jewelry
Wild Places Prints
Artz Planet Studio
So Many Flowers
Marcella Kriebel Art + Illustration
Lita+Ro Soy Candles
Lofty Stories LLC
Sad girl stuff
Stay tuned for our full list of participating artists and makers for the 2023 Art All Night Pop-Up Art Market! (Vendor applications have closed).