Gallery Openings and Events

Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum 50th Anniversary Community Block Party

Photo courtesy of Phil Hutinet.

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Event: Saturday, October 7 from 11am to 4pm
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The Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum celebrates its 50th anniversary with a Community Block Party featuring performers, artists, storytellers, and arts and crafts. Food trucks will be onsite. Visitors can also see the new retrospective exhibition, Your Community. Your Story. The anniversary is an opportunity for the museum to renew its mission and focus and become a cultural center that convenes conversations about community life. The day’s events are free and open to the public.

Performances by:

  • Experience Unlimited, featuring Sugar Bear
  • 
Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC
  • JoGo Project, Jazz and GoGo Performance
  • Pan Lara
  • 
Pepe Gonzales Band
  • Tradiciones Bolivianas
  • The Wong People

Anacostia Community Museum is located at 1901 Fort Place SE.