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Thursday, May 23, 2024

Celebrate Black History Month With #BlackOwned

#BlackOwned is an annual series curated by the Anacostia Art Center (1231 Good Hope Rd. SE) to highlight and celebrate the diversity of the Black experience across the Greater Washington region.

The center celebrates Black culture every day. This Black History Month series honors and lifts up such a special time of year for the community.

Events are all online and free. Just register to get the link and join the discussion.

Running Your Race: Resilient Creatives in Action

Feb. 24, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

In this panel discussion, DC-based creatives including Jay Sun (filmmaker), Jay Coleman (fine artist), Lee Perine (Founder, Black in Space), and Shedrick Pelt (photographer) will share their experience of creating art that drives action.


Regina’s Popup Black History Museum

Feb. 26, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Museum curator Regina Shaw Small brings our past to life through her Black Artifacts Pop-Up display.


Open House @ Anacostia Arts Center

Feb. 27, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Open House @ Anacostia Arts Center is a monthly series celebrating small businesses, artisans and local leaders in the community.


Black Women in Philanthropy | Women of Fire Fireside Chat Series

Feb. 28, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Meet the Black women making tremendous strides in corporate philanthropy in this special #BlackOwned series event.


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