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Wednesday, July 28, 2021

27 Men of Change

Developed by the Smithsonian Institution’s Traveling Exhibition Services (SITES) 18 months ago, "Men of Change" highlights 27 African American men who have revolutionized American...

The Spiritual Artwork of Asha Elana Casey

Post-independence Senegalese playwright Abdou Anta Kâ deftly wrote that “one had to find inspiration in myth to write today and tomorrow’s histories. Men have...

Anacostia Art Gallery Reopens Feb. 4

The Anacostia Art Gallery and Boutique (119 Raleigh St. SE) has re-opened for business! Celebrate Black History Month with a visit to the gallery and...

See Dwayne Eugene Martin ‘Rise’ at Honfleur Until Jan. 9

Dwayne Eugene Martin is a DC native whose art focuses on the connection between feeling and color, highlighting the emotions they invoke. Rise, the...

Jay Coleman: Public Artist

Most of us have seen Jay Coleman’s work around DC probably without even knowing it.  From the bronze casts along DC’s Walk of Fame...

We Are Anacostia!

Can a mural personify the character of a community? In short, the answer is yes, especially when a community works in unison. Newly inaugurated...

A Network of Opportunity: Nehemiah Dixon

“My high school counselor told me I couldn’t get into MICA ,” Dixon said. In the end, Nehemiah Dixon would prove her wrong. Not...

From Pandemic to Protest: A Poem

Tori Collins is a native Chicagoan who lives and works in DC. Currently an unpublished writer, she hopes to self-publish her work in the...

Vernon Jordan: Make It Plain

A new public broadcasting program spotlights the life of one of the most influential African American figures in the United States and one of...

Creative Placemaking

"Creative placemaking harnesses the power of arts and culture to allow for more genuine public engagement — particularly in low-income neighborhoods, communities of color...