Gallery Openings and Events

Anacostia Community Museum Event Listings for July 11-12

Poplar Point by Phil Hutinet.

Poplar Point on the East Bank of the Anacostia River.  Photo by Phil Hutinet for East City Art.

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July 11, Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Artist Studio Tour to DC
Catch the museum shuttle for this popular monthly program and visit community artists in their homes and studios. Artists visited will be Elva Anderson (mixed media, painter), Sharon Robinson (mixed media), and DC Scraps (recycled art). There is a pre-registration $10 transportation fee required. Visit anacostia.si.edu, events, to pre-register and click on the link in the program description. Also visit the website for the schedule for the free shuttle Anacostia to the museum.

July 11, Saturday, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Community Forum: Park and Land Improvements Along the Anacostia
Join community park and land improvement activists and supporters as they discuss current projects such as the Anacostia Park & Kenilworth Park , the Pepco Plant at Benning Road, the Bower’s commitment Reservation 13, Plans for RFK Stadium site (Capitol Youth Sports Park Project) and other planned developments. Which side of the fence are you on regarding these or other projected developments? The moderator will be Doug Siglin of the Federal City Council and the Anacostia River Trust. Panelists include Bob Coomber, ANC 7D01 Commissioner and Capitol Youth Sports Park Project Board Member. Call 202.633.4844 to register for this program. Visit anacostia.si.edu for the schedule for the free shuttle Anacostia.

July 12, Sunday, 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Community and Collection: PG County Memory Project
The Prince George’s County Memory Project is the brainchild of O.F. Makarah and Matt White, a pair of filmmakers who met recently at a Creative Edge Studios event and found a common interest in community media. Both will be on hand at the museum to look at artifacts you might have that could be used as part of the project. Especially needed are photos or film copy depicting PG County citizens between the periods 1940s onward. Call 202.633.4844 to register for this program. Visit anacostia.si.edu for the schedule for the free shuttle Anacostia.

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum is located at 1901 Fort Place SE.