Gallery Openings and Events

Anacostia Community Museum Event Listings for July 16-19

 

Photo courtesy of Phil Hutinet.

708 Anacostia Drive SE. Photo by Phil Hutinet for East City Art.

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July 16, Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Talk: Community and Collection: The New Negro Opinion Newspapers
Join museum Chief Curator, Portia James as she talks about rare documents in the museum’s permanent collection which highlight the early struggle against discrimination in employment—particularly in Black Washington, DC neighborhoods. Call 202.633.4844 to register for this program.

July 18, Saturday, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Family Program: Family Genealogy Workshop
Hollis Gentry, genealogist at the National Museum of African American Art, History and Culture will lead participants in the process of taking descendant information and constructing a genealogy map of your family tree. There is a pre-registration $10 materials fee required. Go to their website to pre-register by clicking on the link in the program description. Space is limited to 45 participants so register early. Call 202.633.4844 to register for this program. Visit anacostia.si.edu for the schedule for the free shuttle Anacostia.

July 19, Sunday, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Talk: Conserving Your Diaries and Journals
Conservator Mary Oey, from the Library of Congress talks about the process and techniques of both scientific and basic everyday conservation methods involving materials made from paper. Call 202.633.4844 to register for this program. Visit anacostia.si.edu for the schedule for the free shuttle Anacostia.

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