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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Support Black-Owned Businesses During Kwanzaa at the Anacostia Arts Center

December 13, 2022

The Anacostia Arts Center celebrates Kwanzaa at its annual Umoja Market on December 17-18.

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Check out this Latin American Art show in Anacostia for Hispanic Heritage Month

September 27, 2022

The Anacostia Arts Center is hosting an inspiring show honoring Latin American arts and culture called Love, Hope, & Art: Woven Thread. Watch Video Here

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Anacostia Art Center preserving the soul of the historic community as it plans for the future of East of the River

August 31, 2022

The Anacostia Arts Center (AAC) strives to capture every ounce of the neighborhood’s culture while uplifting Black-owned businesses.  Read the article at

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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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