The Sunroom

November 20, 2023

Washington, D.C., November 18th through January 15th — The Anacostia Arts Center proudly presents The Sunroom, a vibrant celebration of the Holiday season and the thriving creative community within Wards 7 and 8. In partnership with the Anacostia Bid, Far Southeast Collaborative, and Project Create, this exhibition showcases the diverse…

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Essential Theatre’s Dissonance at The Black Box Theatre

July 5, 2023

The Black Box Theatre at the Anacostia Arts Center hosted Essential Theatre’s 90-minute production of Dissonance from May 30 to June 11. Marci J. Duncan’s play, performed and developed in concert with actress Kerry Sandel, is dedicated to the murder of George Floyd and the conversations surrounding the event. The play unravels…

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Palette: Get to Know the Artists

June 5, 2023

So much is expected of women. They are mothers, leaders, daughters, and friends—embracing the highs and lows of society’s expectations. Palette, a group show currently showing at the Anacostia Arts Center, studies community, family, and connection from the perspectives of eight extraordinary women in the arts. Palette explores these experiences with…

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Children’s Legacy Theatre Announces 2023 Dates for Annual Young Playwright’s Project

May 11, 2023

Children’s Legacy Theater (CLT),
the premier performing arts non-profit organization in Washington, DC, focused on training at-risk youth, announced the dates for this season’s performance of the Young Playwrights Project (YPP). The performance will be held on Friday
and Saturday, May 26 – 27, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. at the Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road SE, Washington, D.C. 20020.

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Featured on WUSA9: AAC to Host Afro House: Spirit Fest During Black History Month

February 17, 2023

The Anacostia Arts Center will host Afro House: Spirit Fest in honor of Black History Month. Watch the video to learn more about the event.

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