Opening Reception: Friday, November 17 from 5-8pm
“Be The Light” celebrates the profound impact of a collection of remarkable African-American individuals who have shaped history and continue to transform the world. Created by visionary artist Patrick “Patcasso” Hunter, this mesmerizing collection of artwork pays homage to 13 living and past legends. From Bessie Coleman, Frederick Douglass to Kamala Harris and Tommie Smith, each portrait invites viewers to connect with their stories and embrace the strength and resilience that have defined their legacies.
The gallery is located in the Watergate complex which is on Virginia and New Hampshire Avenues NW in the Mall area below street level.
Entrances from the parking garage located on New Hampshire Avenue or the escalator on Virginia Avenue next to the US Post Office or stairs by the entrance of Watergate East residences.
Metro: Blue, orange, silver lines at Foggy Bottom/George Washington University
Watergate Mall is located at 2552 Virginia Avenue NW.