Being the semi-artsy person I am, one of my favorite spots in DC is a pottery paiting studio located in Adams Morgan called Color Me Mine. Color Me Mine is actually a franchise with several locations around the country.
I've only been to the DC location and especially love the one in Adams Morgan because it's Black-owned by a sister and a brother duo. In addition, they are always willing to host Fun'Raisers where a percentage of the proceeds (50% to be exact) from the evening is donated to a particular nonprofit organization. All the nonprofit has to do is promote the event and encourage their members to show up and purchase a piece.
Last week, I went for my second time with Thursday Network (the Young Professionals Auxiliary of the Greater Washington Urban League) of which I'm a member. It's always a great time because you are able to bring in music, food and wine to set the mood while you are painting and conversing amongst friends. It's a great place for groups or even for a date. (That's a hint fellas, if you're planning to try something different)
Color Me Mine - Adams Morgan2439 18th Street, NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20009