Real Graphics Canva Workshop

Thursday, May 26th @ 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

High-quality graphic design and content creation are key to successful marketing campaigns. Join us for a workshop with Dominiqua Eldridge (ArtByUniik) to learn how you can accomplish your graphic design goals!

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Advancing Black Retail Grant Information Session

Thursday, May 26th @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Wacif and Walmart have partnered to support Black retail entrepreneurs in Washington, D.C.’s Wards 7 and 8. Eligible businesses can receive up to $10K in funds. Join Wacif for an information session where applications can get the inside scoop on this opportunity!

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The Digital Refresh: Masterclasses to Elevate Your Digital Presence

Monday, May 23rd @ 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Tuesday, May 24th @ 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Join your Enterprising Women of Color DMV Business Center for a 2-day workshop series dedicated to helping you create an engaging digital presence.

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Feel Good Saturday

Saturday, May 21 @ 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM

You’ve worked hard all week. Now it’s time to unwind with Feel Good Saturday. Join us for yoga, sound baths, food demos, and so much more, all to make you #feelgood.

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The Anacostia Black Business Expo

Saturday, April 09 @ 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Join the Mayor’s Office on African American Affairs (MOAAA) for an expo highlighting small businesses that are pillars of the historic Anacostia community.

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Japanese American Women In Business: Women of Fire Fireside Chat Series

Thursday, April 14th @ 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Celebrate this year’s 110th Cherry Blossom Festival with Japanese American women making waves with their businesses in the Capital Region.

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*This program is brought to you by the Anacostia Arts Center, Anacostia Business Improvement District, Asian American Chamber of Commerce, Enterprising Women of Color DMV Business Center, National Cherry Blossom Festival, The Japan-America Society of Washington D.C., and Washington Area Community Investment Fund.

About #BlackOwned: Celebrating Black History in the Making

#BlackOwned is an annual series curated by the Anacostia Art Center to highlight and celebrate the diversity of the Black experience across the Greater Washington region. And while we celebrate Black culture every day, our Black History Month series honors and lifts up such a special time of year for our community.

We hope to see you during one of our upcoming events this February!





Running Your Race: Resilient Creatives in Action

February 24, 2022 @ 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM ET

In this inspiring panel discussion, D.C.-based creatives Jay Sun (filmmaker), Jay Coleman (fine artist), Lee Perine (Founder, Black in Space), and Shedrick Pelt (photographer) will share their experience of creating art that drives action. Bring your questions and your favorite beverage along for the ride!







Regina’s Popup Black History Museum

February 26, 2022 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET

Museum curator Regina Shaw Small brings our past to life through her Black Artifacts Pop-Up display.







Open House @ Anacostia Arts Center

February 27, 2022 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET

Open House @ Anacostia Arts Center is a monthly series celebrating small businesses, artisans, and local leaders in our community. From open mic sessions to small business showcases, we always have something you don’t want to miss.









Black Women in Philanthropy | Women of Fire Fireside Chat Series

February 28, 2022 @ 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM ET

Meet the Black women making tremendous strides in corporate philanthropy in this special #BlackOwned series event.