Art Hop 2015

Announcing Art Hop 2015 on Saturday and Sunday, April 25-26, 2015!  Artist and performer applications will go online by January 31st, 2015.

Art Hop – A Hot Time in the Old Town, says the Voice

Max Bennett of the Voice covers Art Hop:

Congratulations to JoJo Fekwa, Selena Malott, Steven Robinson, Lauren Kotkin, Kristen Dill and Judybeth Greene for the special shout outs, and thanks to all our artists and participating businesses for a great weekend in Old Takoma!

Check out some pics here from this year’s Art Hop

Art Hop Is This Weekend!

We are just a few days away from the big event! Artist receptions are happening all weekend — click here for times.  Visit the Performances and Demos tab – there’s something for everyone!  Check out the map for business locations and trolley route, and don’t forget the Art Hop kickoff party at Trohv on Friday, May 2 from 6-8 pm.  See you there!

Don’t miss the kickoff party at Trohv! Friday, May 2nd


Join us in celebrating the 5th annual Art Hop at Trohv on Friday, May 2 from 6-8 pmThis event is free and open to the public. Meet the artists, peruse Trohv’s treasures, eat, drink and be merry!

Featuring drinks and bites from 3 Stars Brewing Company, Capital City Cheesecake, La Mano Coffee Bar & S&S Liquors. Food Trucks too!

With live music by the Shawn Terrell Quartet

232 Carroll St, NW, Washington, DC

Check out the 2014 artists!

Search by last name  or “Artist by Location” tab

Join us for Art Hop arts fest Saturday and Sunday May 3-4!

On Saturday and Sunday, May 3-4, from 10 am to 6 pm, the annual Art Hop arts fest will once again transform Old Takoma into a neighborhood arts district!

The work of more than 70 visual artists will be installed in the shops, restaurants and galleries of Old Takoma.  Visitors are invited to spend the day enjoying the wide variety of art while exploring all that Old Takoma’s independent shops and restaurants have to offer.  The art is for sale and available at a variety of price points.

All weekend, visitors may meet the artists at scheduled receptions plus attend free outdoor music and dance performances and a fire show spectacular at the Old Takoma Gazebo presented by Dance Afire on Saturday evening.  An Art Hop trolley will be offered to visitors both days.  Admission and trolley are FREE for this self-guided arts tour.  Maps and schedules will be available soon – both online and at the businesses.

See you at the Art Hop!


If you’re still interested in applying to Art Hop, you can submit an application and be added to the Wait List:


Don’t miss out! Applications may be submitted through Friday, February 7th.

2014 Art Hop Takoma

The Old Takoma Business Association is pleased to announce Art Hop 2014!

On Saturday and Sunday, May 3-4, 2014, the Old Takoma business district will once again transform into a lively arts district showcasing the talents of both emerging and established visual artists including painters, glass workers, photographers, mixed media artists, jewelry makers, fiber artists and many more.  Art is installed in the shops, restaurants and galleries of Old Takoma and a trolley is available to help visitors explore.

We are looking for a broad variety of artistic media at all price points! If you are an artist interested in applying, please go to the Artist Application page.

APPLICATIONS ARE DUE JANUARY 31, 2014.  If you are a performance or street artist, we would love to hear from you too! Please email Kate Ivcevich at

Until next time…

Thank you Art Hop Takoma 2013 artists, sponsor and host businesses, and event-goers!

Check out photos from this year’s Art Hop on Facebook at: