Ladies, Wine & Design

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.

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.

Sept. 07, 6:30pm Happy Movie Premier

Welcome back ladiessss! For our first event we wanted it to be low-key, relaxing AND we also have been itching to watch Stefan Sagmeister's "The Happy Film". Wind down after work, eat some popcorn, enjoy this work of art from the crazy and talented man.

Oct. 04, 6:30pm Understanding the Audience

We are teaming up with the D.C. Chapter of Ladies that UX. We will be exploring the mind of the user and how it works with visual design. This workshop will have limited spots.

Nov. 15, 6:30pm Inspiration and Process Workshop

What brings you inspiration? What sparks your creativity? Our chapter host Beth is leading a discussion and workshop to discuss how to come about the creative process.

Bringing change through mentorship and championing others' work.

AIGA Mentorship Program
DC Design Week
Designer Vaca
Sip and Sketch Playlist
Women's March on Washington

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.