Weekend East City Event Round Up: Activism through Art Edition

Photo courtesy of Anacostia Art Center.
Installation view of Monica Jahan Bose’s Climate Action: Story Telling with Saris at the Anacostia Arts Center. Image courtesy of the artist.

Saturday, May 30 

Anacostia Art Center – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

This series of workshops hosted by artist and activist Monica Jahan Bose asks participants to consider and address climate change. During the workshop visitors are encouraged to share their personal stories on saris. For more details, click here.

Anacostia Arts Center is located at 1231 Good Hope Rd. SE.

Project Create – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m 

Join Project Create for the Annual Student Showcase and Street Art Festival. The festival will include multimedia work from local students. This family event is a fun and creative way to kick off the summer. For more information, click here.

Project Create Studio is located at 2028 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE.

Brentwood Arts Exchange – 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

At War with Ourselves is a year-long series of programs exploring the Civil War and its effect on race in America. The work featured in this exhibition is a visual response to a poem by Nikky Finney. For more information, click here.

Brentwood Arts Exchange is located at 3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood, MD.