Cherry Blast Group Art Show Featuring Jessica Esper Art
Every spring this vibrant gathering proves a popular combination of Japanese sights, sounds and tastes, and this year, the event creatively spotlights all things related to anime, cosplay and gaming. This April, the fun launches in a new location –in the heart of downtown DC —at the Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square. The Japanese-inspired event brings the energy and excitement surrounding its pop cultural experiences to the Festival. At Carnegie Library, revelers can enjoy a range of activities from manga and gaming to electric drifting competitions. Attendees can also partake in creative cosplay contests and learn about the latest Japanese fashion trends – straight from the runway. And the opportunity to relish in mouth-watering Tokyo street food, sake tastings and sushi workshops are just a few of the experiences available. As part of the programing Art Whino will curate a massive group art show featuring cherry blossom-inspired pieces as well as showcase the artwork of Roger Snider.
Saturday, April 16th, from 6pm - 2am
Location: Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square
801 K Street, NW Washington, DC 20001
Tickets: This is a ticketed event and tickets can be purchased HERE Activities: Sushi & Sake Workshops Cosplay Competition Tokyo Street Food Experience Manga Vendors Anime Fashion Show Gaming & Drift Car Competition Live Painting & Cherry Blossom Inspired Art Show