Gallery Openings and Events

Brentwood Arts Exchange Presents At War With Ourselves

Photo courtesy of the Brentwood Arts Exchange.

Photo courtesy of the Brentwood Arts Exchange.

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Opening Reception: Saturday, May 30 from 5pm to 8pm

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Exhibition continues through July 18, 2015.

At War with Ourselves is part of a year-long series of programs investigating and learning from the legacy of the Civil War on race in America presented across regional partnerships with The Clarice Smith Performing Art Center and centered on a new work of poetry The Clarice commissioned by Nikki Finney. This exhibition invited members of Black Artists of DC to respond through visual art to Nikky Finney’s poem – released to artists before its official publication.

Featuring artists Akili Ron Anderson, Ken Ashton, Aliana Grace Bailey, Anne Bouie, Daniel Brooking, Gwendolyn Aqui-Brooks, Summer Brown, Al Burts, Chanel Compton, Robin Croft, Cheryl Edwards, Carey Francis, Jonathan French, Adrienne Gaither, Jenne Glover, Carolyn Goodridge, Winston Harris, Antoinette Hodges, Esther Iverem, Jackson Family Art, Hubert Jackson, Gloria Kirk, Viola Burley Leak, Christopher Malone, Ulysses Marshall, Chinedu Felix Osuchukwu, Charles Jean Pierre, James Adam Reinhard, Russell Simmons, James Terrell, William Watson, Jeffrey Weatherford, Jasmine Williams.

Curated by Carol Dyson.

Presented in partnership with The Black Artists of DC.

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Gallery Hours:

  • Monday – Friday: 10 am – 7 pm
  • Saturday: 10 am – 4 pm

Brentwood Arts Exchange is the main gallery at the Gateway Arts Center located at 3901 Rhode Island Ave, Brentwood, MD. For more information call 301-277-2386or visit arts.pgparks.com.

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