Join us this summer for Penn Hill Mini Golf
Come play at DC’s newest pop-up attraction, Penn Hill Mini Golf. Each hole is individually designed and built by local artists After you test your putting skills, vote for your favorite hole! Bring the family to enjoy a new taste every week from area food trucks and play your favorite games on the “lawn”.
Play 9 holes for $3 per person or $10 for a group of four. Check with your civic association for free passes.
August 6 through October 8, 2017
HOURS: Saturdays, 12pm - 7pm, Sundays, 12pm - 6pm
LOCATION: Shops at Penn Hill, aka Penn Branch Center, 3200 Pennsylvania Ave, SE, at the corner of Pennsylvania and Branch Avenues SE
NOTE ABOUT WEATHER CLOSURES: If severe weather is in the forecast, please check the website by 11:30 on Saturday and Sunday mornings for an update.
Every hole is designed by artists based in our region:
Calder Brannock is the creator and curator of Camper Contemporary, an innovative mobile gallery that serves as home to his travel-based Adventure Residency program. Brannock earned a degree in sculpture from the Maryland Institute College of Art and a degree in fine arts from George Washington University. He lives and works in Easton, MD.
Nehemiah Dixon III is a teaching artist, independent curator, art installer, and art director in the DC region. Dixon earned his BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art and is the President/CEO of Nonstop Art LLC and a resident artist at Red Dirt Studio.
Katelyn Wood graduated with an MFA in Studio Art from American University in 2016 and participated in the GlogauAIR Residency Program in Berlin, Germany. An interdisciplinary artist, she served as curator for the Union Creative Showcase in Manassas, VA and currently works in Gainesville, VA as an art instructor.
Since moving to Arlington, VA two years ago, Lyric Prince's interests include social justice, visual patterns in the Afrofuturist theme, and the therapeutic applications of art. Her practice is project-specific: it includes digital art installations, paper sculpture, and large-scale drawings and paintings completed in live settings.
Terence Nicholson is a Washingtonian and a native of Anacostia. A graduate of the Corcoran School of Art, he has traveled extensively as a vocalist and musician with his hip hop band, Opus Akoben. As a visual artist, he has shown artwork at Honfluer Gallery. Terence also teaches Tai Chi, Kung Fu, and fronts a rock project called Thaylobleu.
Braxton Congrove attended the Virginia Commonwealth University Summer Studio Program and earned a BFA from James Madison University. Congrove has participated in Ox‐Bow School of Art, the Bread and Puppet Theater apprenticeship program in Glover, VT, and recently Arlington Arts Center present her in the Spring SOLOS exhibition.
Beth Ferraro is a curator, photographer, and creative facilitator with a focus on community engagement. Ferraro’s main focus is how to increase conversations and connections using art and public projects to create strength in neighborhoods. She has lived in Washington, DC for thirteen years.
Rachel Schmidt is a mixed media installation artist based in the DC region who earned an MFA from Maryland Institute College of Art. Rachel's work focuses on futuristic visions of post-climate collapse and the impacts urbanization has on our environment.