Mayor Bowser Awards Nearly $4 Million Grant to Anacostia BID for New Arts and Culture District

August 4, 2022

Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser and the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) provided a nearly $4 million grant to the Anacostia Business Improvement District (BID) to support the creation of the Anacostia Arts and Culture District. Read the Press Release at Anacostia BID

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Date Night @ Anacostia Arts Center: Art All Night, September 25 | 5 PM To Midnight

September 26, 2021

*PROOF OF VACCINATION and MASKS REQUIRED FOR ENTRY* Anacostia Arts Center will be opening its doors for a special Open House to celebrate this year’s Art All Night! We’re doing something special for the lovers, so bring your special someone! Expect a night full of live performances, a candle-making class…

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Open House @ Anacostia Arts Center | August 29 2:30 PM – 7 PM

August 25, 2021

Open House @ Anacostia Arts Center is a celebration of the creative ecosystem thriving in DC. This month, expect an afternoon full of music, activism, poetry, and a Black owned business showcase. Vendors include Ejima Yarn, The Kitchen Physician, Black Squirrel Company, and DC Honey. RSVP here: 3:00 to…

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Blood Memories: Celestial Reflections of Our Ancestors

August 14, 2021

For Black Americans, Generational memory is the great miracle of Pan Africanism. While many Black Americans may never know their ancestors’ names and geographic origins, many have received a wealth of cultural memory passed down for generations. A wide array of distinct African traditions have driven the Black community forward…

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#BuyBlackArt, Here!

July 13, 2021

Visit the Auction Platform Here Place your bids online or on the phone. Contact: J Randolph, 202-714-1433 Link:

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