Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing - Washington, DC

Plaza Artist Materials Washington DC

Parking

Plenty of metered parking on the surrounding streets during weekdays; on weekends parking is available on 19th street. There are also several parking garages in the area including one in the building in which we are located whose hours are M-F 7am-7pm.

Public Transportation

  • From Dupont Circle Station (Red Line): Head south on 19th Street for 2.5 blocks. Plaza will be on the right before you get to L Street.
  • From Farragut North Station (Red Line): Head west on L Street for 1.5 blocks, turn right on 19th Street, walk a half block and we are on your left.
  • From Farragut West Station (Blue and Orange Lines): Head west on I Street for one block, turn right at 19th Street, walk two and a half blocks and we are on your left before you get to M Street.

Custom framing

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From your finest artwork to your newly earned diploma, Plaza frames it all! Our expert picture framing design team is ready and waiting for you to bring in your treasures.

Events in our Washington, DC Store

Plexi Art
At Farragut Park and at Plaza Art DC
Friday, July 27: 12:00pm - 2:00pm at Farragut Park then 3:00pm - 5:00pm at Plaza Art DC
Free - No Registration Required

Paint is not just for canvas. Let’s make some fun sun catchers. Learn to use paint makers and other art materials to create fun art you can hang in a window, off your rear view mirror or use as an ornament anywhere.


Pour your Heart Out
At Farragut Park and at Plaza Art DC
Friday, August 10: 12:00pm - 2:00pm at Farragut Park then 3:00pm - 5:00pm at Plaza Art DC
Free - No Registration Required

Make amazing paintings with Pouring medium. It’s the newest YouTube sensation. You don’t even need a brush, gravity does all the work for us. Who knew that you too can create exciting Abstract Art. Note: Paintings do not dry quickly but can be picked up at the store any time after the demo. We will keep them safe for you while they dry.


Block and Monoprinting
At Farragut Park and at Plaza Art DC
Friday, August 24: 12:00pm - 2:00pm at Farragut Park then 3:00pm - 5:00pm at Plaza Art DC
Free - No Registration Required

See how fun printing can be. Learn to make works of art with pre-carved block prints as well as making one of a kind Monoprints with a Gel Plate. Create even more dimension by layering both to create neat effects.


Water Color Resist
At Farragut Park and at Plaza Art DC
Friday, September 7: 12:00pm - 2:00pm at Farragut Park then 3:00pm - 5:00pm at Plaza Art DC
Free - No Registration Required

If Watercolor seems intimidating, it won’t after today. Learn Resist and Frisket techniques that take watercolor from scary to simple. All we need to conquer this medium is a crayon. Irresistible!


Neanderthal Stencil Project
At Farragut Park and at Plaza Art DC
Friday, September 21: 12:00pm - 2:00pm at Farragut Park then 3:00pm - 5:00pm at Plaza Art DC
Free - No Registration Required

Ancient Man created art in caves. We are going to use similar techniques to make art in the park. The cool part is you already have your own unique stencil…your hand. We will be using Marabu Art Sprays in exciting colors. Come by and unleash your creative caveman within!