Young and Hungry

Where to Drink Art-Inspired Cocktails This Month

Even if you don't have $125 to throw down for the Corcoran Gallery of Art's annual Artini gala, you can still sip art-inspired cocktails from participating mixologists in the coming weeks.

Leading up to the March 22 event, in which local bartenders showcase drinks based on art at the Corcoran, several bars and restaurants are hosting "feature nights" with samples of "artinis." The feature nights, which begin at 6 p.m., will also include a raffle for prizes like restaurant gift certificates, private parties bartended by local mixologists, wine tastings, brewery tours, and more.

Tonight, head to Bandolero to try mixologist Taha Ismail's sippable take on The Salon Doré. Check out the rest of the schedule below:

Wednesday, March 6

The Passenger

Mixologist: Alex Bookless

Inspiration: Antonio Canova, Venus

Thursday, March 7

P.O.V. at the W Hotel

Mixologist: Joe Ambrose

Inspiration: Pierre-Auguste Renoir, View From Cap Martin of Monte Carlo

Wednesday, March 13

Zentan

Mixologist: Josh Berner

Inspiration: Eugène Carriere, Arsène Carriere

Thursday, March 14

Jack Rose Dining Saloon

Mixologist: Amy Russell

Inspiration: Martin Johnson Heade, View of Marshfield

Tuesday, March 19

Ambar

Mixologist: Milton Hernandez

Inspiration: Albert Bierstadt, Mount Corcoran

Photo of a previous Artini event courtesy the Corcoran Gallery of Art

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