November Events at Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum

By Editorial Team on November 8, 2016
The Anacostia Community Museum. Image by Phil Hutinet for East City Art.
The Anacostia Community Museum. Image by Phil Hutinet for East City Art.

Saturday 12, 10:00 am
Artist Studio Tour to DC
Ride the museum shuttle and visit local artists in their homes and studios. Artists include Alan Binstock (stone, glass & steel sculpturist), Reggie Gillumo (mixed media & 3D artist) and then Gallery Serengetti. $10 transportation fee. Twitter: #ArtistTour

Sunday 13, 2:00 pm
Curator Talk with Penny Gamble Williams
Join Penny Gamble Williams as she discusses IndiVisible: African Native American Lives in the Americas, the exhibition she co-curated for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. Williams is a tribal leader of the Chappaquiddick/Wampanoag of Massachusetts, visual artist, and writer. This special program is presented in recognition of Native American Heritage Month and celebrates community diversity. Twitter: #CuratorTalk #AmericanIndian #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth

Tuesday 15, all day
Community Unity Open House: Armed Forces
The museum opens its doors in this new program aimed at promoting neighborhood goodwill and positive civic engagement. Light refreshments for all armed forces service personnel (active duty and retired), and their families who stop by and visit us. Guided tours of our current exhibitions available upon request. Twitter: #ArmedForces #CommunityDay

Saturday 19, 2:00 pm
Teen Focus Group Meeting
Calling all educators, parents, youth leaders, clergy, interested parties, and most of all teens. Join our conversation about how we can use art, history, and culture to broaden the minds of young people, encourage creative expression, and provide them with opportunities for their future. Program moderated by Omar Eaton-Martinez, Co-Chair, Diversity & Advisory Council (DAAC), Smithsonian American History Museum, and Avery Nolan, Senior, Wilson High School. Community service hours available for teen participants. Lunch will be served. Space is limited. Call (202) 633-4875 or email to reserve your space. Twitter: #DCYouth #CommunityEngagment

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