Upcoming Events

    • Friday, May 03, 2019
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Dirty Habit | Penn Quarter

    Image result for dirty habit dcOur monthly networking lunches are a great place to meet D.C. arts professionals, discuss current issues facing our industry, and learn more about EALDC programming.

    For May, we're continuing our happy hour series with a First Friday Happy Hour at Dirty Habit at 555 8th Street, NW.

    The topic of discussion will be the dirty habits that arts organizations in this region tend to have and will focus on potential solutions that can be utilized by all!

    The Happy Hour will be held on May 3 at 5:30 pm hosted by Steering Committee Members James Sims Jr. and Ryan Merkel.

    • Thursday, May 09, 2019
    • 6:30 PM
    • Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital - 921 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, DC

    Join us for a Creative Conversation exploring art as a safe haven and being the space artists can call homeThis conversation will allow leaders within the art community who are providing art spaces and resources to the community to share the benefits of their spaces.

    Featured speakers will share where/how you can support the arts in the DC community, what opportunities these types of spaces offer, discuss the meaning of Art is Home, and the importance of art as an outlet today!

    Panelists will be announced soon!

Past Events

Friday, April 05, 2019 First Friday Lunch!
Thursday, March 07, 2019 First Thursday Happy Hour!
Saturday, March 02, 2019 Winter Venue Tour: Filene Center at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
Friday, February 01, 2019 EALDC 5th Annual pARTy
Thursday, January 03, 2019 First Thursday Happy Hour!
Friday, December 07, 2018 First Friday Lunch!
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 The Art of Entrepreneurship: A Creative Conversation
Friday, November 02, 2018 First Friday Happy Hour!
Friday, October 05, 2018 First Friday Happy Hour!
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 EALDC Summer Social
Thursday, June 07, 2018 June First THURSDAY Happy Hour!
Saturday, June 02, 2018 FREE TIX to Camelot - Members Only Raffle
Wednesday, May 09, 2018 Spring Venue Tour: Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Friday, May 04, 2018 May First Friday Happy Hour!
Friday, April 06, 2018 April First Friday Lunch
Friday, March 23, 2018 EALDC 4th Annual pARTy
Friday, March 09, 2018 March First Friday Lunch
Friday, February 02, 2018 February First Friday Lunch
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Networking Happy Hour with AFTA's Emerging Leaders Council
Thursday, January 04, 2018 January First (Thursday) Lunch
Friday, December 01, 2017 December First Friday Lunch
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Fall Venue Tour: Sixth & I
Friday, November 03, 2017 November First Friday Lunch
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 Arts & Social Justice: A Creative Conversation
Friday, October 06, 2017 October First Friday Lunch
Thursday, September 21, 2017 Special Member Offer: $30, $50, or $75 orchestra seats for Aida
Friday, September 08, 2017 September Friday Networking Lunch
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 EALDC Summer Social
Friday, July 07, 2017 July First Friday Lunch - Palette 22
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 Member Event: XYZT Tour at ARTECHOUSE
Friday, June 09, 2017 June First Friday Lunch - Elephant & Castle
Friday, May 05, 2017 May First Friday Lunch - District Commons
Thursday, April 13, 2017 EALDC 3rd Annual pARTy
Friday, April 07, 2017 April First Friday Lunch - Vapiano
Friday, March 10, 2017 March First Friday Lunch - Gordon Biersch
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 EALDC Venue Tour at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop
Friday, February 03, 2017 February First Friday Lunch - Duke's Grocery
Wednesday, January 04, 2017 Creative Conversation
Friday, December 09, 2016 December 2016 First Friday Lunch - 123 Restaurant
Emerging Arts Leaders DC (EALDC) is a part of the national Emerging Leaders Network, developed by Americans for the Arts, and is fiscally sponsored by Fractured Atlas.
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