Art All Night: Mount Pleasant

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Come to the “Village in the City” on September 23rd from 5-10pm! Join Mount Pleasant neighbors as we celebrate some of the things that make our neighborhood so special: our talented artists, our vibrant history, and our love for our local businesses. 


Each Activity Zone is named after a famous Mount Pleasant artist or figure!

Sam Gilliam Activity Zone
Location: Lamont Plaza (3258 Mt Pleasant St NW)

  • 5:00pm: Event Kickoff 
  • 5:15pm: Los Quetzales Mexican Dance Ensemble 
  • 5:45pm: Performance by GALA Theatre’s Paso Nuevo Youth Program 
  • 6:30pm: MagnaLove 
  • 7:30pm: Liability 
  • 8:30pm: La Manplesa: An Uprising Remembered film screening 


  • CK Westbrook Science Fiction Author 
  • Miller & Pierce – woodworking prints and jewelry
  • Kelem (apparel)
  • Four Elements Pottery
  • Grand Views (canvas paints)
  • Lane Rhodes (clothing)
  • Elizabeth Kim Art (painting)
  • KJ Bennett (screenprinted tees) 
  • Dope Rebellion (clothing)
  • Cooper River Ceramics
  • Torland Green (painting)
  • NeedleNetwork by Annika (totes, painted items)
  • Miram Tahir (painting)
  • Abortion Fund DC
  • Luke Walter – silkscreen, photography, cyanotype


  • Aesthetic Appeal Jewelry
  • David Alfuth  (3Dimensional Collage)
  • LaShonda Manlay  (painting)
  • Connie Artoli Paint, Pottery, Press
  • Natalie Levy-Costa  (Painting)
  • Artwork by Josie Beth Vosoba
  • Katherine Leiden Art ( lino prints and watercolors)
  • Marina Osorio (painting)
  • Carol Summers (illustrated bags and scarves)
  • Ellie Dries (portraits of families and pets)

Jimmy Dean Family Activity Zone
Location: McCormick Paints (3124 Mt Pleasant St NW)

  • Corn grinding with the Friends of Peirce Mill 
  • The Museum of Mount Pleasant Sidewalk Stuff 
  • The World’s Largest Harmonica Case Collection 
  • Live sculpture 
  • Collage making 
  • 6pm: Photography class


  • Erika Nunez (Collage Making)
  • Sam D’Amico Photography Classes
  • Bethany Lee Fine Art (sculpture demo)

Bo Diddley Activity Zone
Location: Dos Gingros Cafe (3116 Mt Pleasant St NW)

Frankojazz “6-foot Aparty” 

  • 5pm: Children’s Hour with Baba Ras D 
  • 6-10pm: Open Stage with featured performances and others from the community. 


  • Hester Ohbi  (painting)
  • Sarah Baron Photography
  • Charlotte Wood Art  (handcarved prints)
  • Ellie James Design (jewelry)
  • Karen Portillo  (painting)
  • MVD Pottery
  • Kate Landis Jewelry

Carlos Rosario Activity Zone
Location: Mount Pleasant Library (3160 16th St NW)

  • 5pm: Banned Books Readathon & Friends of the Library Book Sale 
  • 6pm: Screen-printing with Nando Álvarez 
  • 7pm: Drag Show with Chata Uchis, Dirty Sanchez, Mariah + Rico Pico + Dress Up contest 
  • 8pm: Tarot with the Fabulous Fiona 
  • 8pm: Live Music! Desanguashinton 
  • All night: Galería Del Barrio art exhibit & scavenger hunt

John Joseph Earley Activity Zone
Location: Lost Origins Gallery (3110 Mt Pleasant St NW – Top Floor) 

  • 6:30pm: History of Mount Pleasant with DC Historian John DeFerrari 
  • 8pm: Park Regent film screening 
  • 9pm: “After the Storm” Community Writing Project open mic

Helen Hayes Activity Zone
Location: Addis Paris Cafe (3103 Mt Pleasant St NW)

  • 5pm: Ethiopian music and dance 
  • 6:30pm: Rumberos drummers 
  • 8pm: Deccan Traps 


  • Matt Smith (Painting)
  • Ursula Miller  (Prints) 
  • Josh Rose DC (pottery and small postcard painting)
  • Hobart Alley Studio (pottery)
  • Aleme Tadesse (watercolors)
  • vdH Photo

Art All Night is sponsored by the Office of Mayor Muriel Bowser and the DC Department of Small and Local Business Development. Learn more at!


Volunteer at Art All Night!

We’re looking for people to help set up equipment, direct artists to their spaces, and more. Fill out this form to sign up!


Sep 23 2022


5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Main Streets

Mount Pleasant