ECA News Briefs

Gateway Arts District Street Art Initiative Completed

The route one corridor boasts 18 new murals courtesy of local artists.

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Luis Peralta Del Valle Recipient of the East of the River Distinguished Artist Award

ADC will host an awards ceremony on August 10 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm at Honfleur Gallery.

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Gateway Arts District Receives 2013 Arts & Entertainment Outstanding Achievement Award

Gateway Arts & Entertainment (A&E) District receives 2013 Award for Outstanding Achievement.

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The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities Presents Journey Anacostia

A public art dedication ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, June 22 at 10am.

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Art Works Studio’s New Multi-use Facility

Art Works is in the process of developing a new multi-use facility in Hyattsville, MD

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Wylie Community Garden Installation Piece by Paige Byrne

Big Nest by Paige Byrne is one of three artworks in progress for the Wylie Community Garden installation assignment called Left Behind

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Franklin Brewery Commissions "After Dark, Hyattsville" Mural by Liz Manicatide

“After Dark, Hyattsville” by Liz Manicatide is the first permanent outdoor installation of a mural for color-changing light. The mural was designed specifically for Franklin’s Restaurant, Brewery & General Store in Hyattsville, MD.

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Mayor Gray Proposes $2.3 Million Increase To Arts Capital Budget

The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH) announces a proposed $2.3 million increase to the city’s public art budget in the most recent Capital Improvements Plan by Mayor Vincent C. Gray.

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ARCH Development Corporation Announces the Opening of the Anacostia Arts Center, Spring 2013

ADC is transforming 10,000SF into gallery, rehearsal and wellness center space. The center will also include a juice bar and coffee shop. ADC is currently soliciting operators and entrepreneurs for the spaces.

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11th Street Arts and Recreation Bridge Timeline Announced

A timeline for the completion of the 11th Street Art & Recreation Bridge Park connecting Capitol Hill to Anacostia has been announced.

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Route 1 Ride Public Art Competition Winning Bus Wrap Design Announced

The Route 1 Ride Collaborative is pleased to announce its winning bus wrap design: Jennifer Axner’s “Route 1 Paint Tube”.

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The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities 2012 Winners of the 27th Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards

Congratulations to Melvin Deal and Art Enables whose work enrich the communities of East City DC!

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Washington Glass School Hires Audrey Wilson as Glass Studio Coordinator and Instructor

The Washington Glass School and Studio announces its recent hire of Audrey Wilson, who will join the WGS team as the Studio Coordinator.

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ADC and the Gautier Family Announce Recipient of First Annual East of the River Distinguished Artist Award

BK ADAMS • I AM ART is the first recipient of the annual East of the River Distinguished Artist Award. An official award ceremony will be held at Honfleur Gallery September 7 from 7pm to 9pm.

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DC’s Historic Deanwood Neighborhood Receives an ArtPlace Arts and Culture Temporium Grant

DC’s Historic Deanwood neighborhood receives an ArtPlace Arts and Culture Temporium from the DC office of Planning. A kick-off party is scheduled for Saturday June 30 from 7pm to 9pm
at the Center for Green Urbanism

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