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Tuesday, October 26, 2021

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 Currently an unpublished writer, she hopes to self-publish her work in the...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...

In Search of Dandelions

It’s the first day of the stay-at-home order, but I’m in a field in Northern Virginia, fifteen miles from my home, bowing to finger...

Anacostia Starbucks Opens

The Anacostia Business Improvement District joined Mayor Muriel Bowser (D), community leaders, small businesses, residents and members of the business community in celebrating the...

Visit The Social Distancing Festival

The Social Distancing Festival is an online artists’ community celebrating the work of those who no longer have a showcase. Founded by writer Nick Green...

Grant Panelists Wanted

The DCCAH relies on volunteer citizen panelists to evaluate and rate grant applications at various times throughout the year. Panelists review applications, provide comments...

Apply for Grant & Make DC (Even) More Awesome

Do you have an idea to make DC more awesome? Apply for a $1,000 grant! The Awesome Foundation DC is a giving circle collective of...

Call for Mural Artists

The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH), in partnership with the DC Department of Public Works (DPW), seeks graffiti and aerosol mural...