Anacostia

Weekend Listings: August 8 -11

Exhibitions opens at DCCAH I Street Gallery, Gallery Clarendon, Honfleur Gallery and Target Gallery. Sunhee Kim Jung Artist Talk scheduled at Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center.

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Honfleur Gallery Presents Just Do It: Friends of Michael Platt Group Exhibition

Opening Reception: Friday, August 9 from 6-9:30pm

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By Phil Hutinet on October 30, 2017

New Public Art Project Connects Anacostia Historic District to River

Artist Bruce McNeil’s A Boat Tour down the Anacostia River Series Inaugurates Rotating Public Exhibition

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By John Muller on August 18, 2017

The First Southeast Soldier in Heaven: Reflections on the Legendary Cool “Disco” Dan

In Memoriam: Danny Hogg (1969-2017). Better know as Cool “Disco” Dan, the passing of prolific street artist Danny Hogg at the age of 47 marks the end of an era.

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By Phil Hutinet on November 30, 2016

Derek Webster: A Garden and A Dream

How Derek Webster’s love of gardening unintentionally led to a storied career as an artist.

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ARCH Development Corporation Presents IMMERSION’s Second Installment: The Love & Fears Project by Susana Raab

The opening is scheduled for Thursday, September 1.

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East City Art Presents: In the Artist’s Words—Jay Coleman

. Thursday, March 10 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. . East City Art presents In the Artist’s Words, an artist talk series hosted in partnership with DC Public Libraries. Artist Jay Coleman will speak about his work and its many artistic facets including his recently completed Mayor 4 Life mural in Anacostia...

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By Phil Hutinet on November 10, 2015

Photographer Krista Schlyer Documents the Anacostia River as its Future Hangs in the Balance

In the coming years, we have an opportunity to turn the Anacostia River and its banks into a unique urban wildlife habitat or succumb to over-development for short-term profit.

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By Editorial Team on October 23, 2015

In the Artist’s Words: Jay Coleman

Jay Coleman explains the impetus for creating a mural to honor the late Ward 8 Councilmember and former Mayor of Washington.

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By Phil Hutinet on September 30, 2015

Anacostia Community Welcomes Project Create During Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Nonprofit arts organization provides art classes to youth and families free of charge.

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WUSA Interviews Anacostia Artist Luis Peralta Del Valle

WUSA Channel 9, DC's CBS affiliate, interviewed Anacostia-based artist Luis Paralta Del Valle on the eve of the Pope's visit to Washington, DC.  Del Valle's work can be seen at Art All Night at Gallery OonH Saturday September 26.  Details on the exhibition can be found here.

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By Christina Scheltema on April 30, 2015

Project Create Finds a Home in Anacostia

Project Create offers a breadth of classes to East of the River communities.

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Project Create Opens Anacostia Art Studio for Local Children, Youth and Families

Project Create, a nonprofit that, for two decades, has provided arts education and enrichment to thousands of children and youth in Washington, DC, announces the opening of their new, custom-designed art studio in Anacostia in February 2015. On each Sunday in February, Project Create will host community open houses for...

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Weekend East City Event Round Up: Welcome to 2015 Edition

Openings at Studio 21, Touchstone, Harmony Hall, CHAW and more this week to celebrate the new year + Gallery O on H’s Mardi Gras Party.

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Vivid Solutions Gallery Presents Access/Index

The opening is scheduled for Friday, January 9 from 6pm to 8pm.

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