Ladies, Wine &
a bit of Design

A conversation series
with Jessica Walsh, hosted by Beth McCormick and Meena Yi

A salon night held monthly to creative ladies in the D.C. Metropolitan area held at Canvas. We’ll wine, dine, and have casual conversations on a wide variety of topics relating to creativity, business, and life. If you’re a female student or creative and would like to join, please do email us.

Oct. 05, 6:30pm Pairings: Not only for wine

This month, we will be talking with Alessandra and Kristen from Typecase Industries. This pair will talk about what its like working closely with one another and show of some of their pieces from their studio.

Nov. 02, 6:00 pm Navigation November

Our November talk is with Shannon Turner from Hear Me Code, an organization where women coders teach free coding courses. We are so excited to hear Shannon talk about her organization and the importance of being a coder in the creative field.

Dec. 07, 6:00 pm EOY Happy Hour

Its been a rollercoaster of a year. Let's end this year on a positive note with a fun happy hour on U Street. Hawthorne is providing $4.09 on draft beers, $5 on all wines and prosecco (by the glass). We will be located on the second floor.

Jan 21, 10:00 am Women's March on Washington

For those who are just as heart broken as we are, Ladies Wine and Design of DC have decided to join the Women's March on Washington, the day after the inauguration. See link below to sign up.

Feb. 13, 6:30 pm Labels and Packaging

We are back at Canvas Co for February, and also celebrating GAL-entine's Day! Bring a bottle of wine of your choosing that shows off packaging that speaks to you.

Mar. 01, 6:30 pm Mindfulness and the Creative Mind

Join us in a session about Mindfullness and how to take control of your stress and channel it towards creative energies. Led by Politico's own Phim Her.

Apr. 06, 6:30 pm When Design Meets Animation

In this talk Hannah, an illustrator and animator in D.C., will go over examples of design that turns into motion and what that process entails. She'll also go over some animation techniques, the best software to use, and a quick demo on how to make a fun hand drawn animation in Photoshop.

May 03, 6:30 pm Being Assertive in the Creative Business

D.C.'s own Katelyn Caillouet (Twitter's @hellokatelyn) will be talking to us about stategies about being assertive the design business. Learn tips and strategies how to be a true creative #ladyboss.

June 07, 6:30 pm Sip and Sketch (with Snacks)

Come celebrate the beginning of summer with a sketch session. We'll sip wine, have snacks, and have some time to sketch ideas out. Bring pencils, pens, and sketchbooks and we will collaborate together.

Bringing change through mentorship and championing others' work.

Designer Vaca
Women's March on Washington
Sip and Sketch Playlist

Numbers show that there's a very small percentage of women leading the creative industry. However, we found the people we're inspired by most are often other talented ladies. Here are a few women we have admired, worked with, or had our eye on! Email us if you want to nominate someone for this list.