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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Fourteenth Annual East Of The River Show, Opens June 12

May 24, 2021

Celebrate the greatness of Ward 7 and 8 based artists with us all summer! ARCH Development (Anacostia Arts Center, The HIVE 2.0, Honfleur Gallery) and the Black Artists of DC have partnered to curate the Fourteenth Annual East of the River Show. Dedicated to showcasing creative brilliance East of the…

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Call For Artists: East of The River Show + Auction

May 3, 2021

DC Artists East + Black Artists of DC (@zsudayka) are searching for #Ward7 + #Ward8 based artists to participate in this year’s East of The River show and auction. Ready to apply? Send us an artist biography and work samples to be considered. Apply by 5/7! Contact— email hidden; JavaScript is required

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Sharon Hughes Gautier

January 7, 2021

It is with a heavy heart that the ARCH Family announces the death of one of its founders. Sharon Hughes Gautier who died on  January 7th after a short, but devastating illness. Sharon was not only one of the original staff but also the one who inspired the development of…

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