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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October 6, 2020

ARCH Development Corporation [ARCH] is a small community development corporation whose entire focus is using arts, cultural and the small creative businesses to assist in the economic regeneration of the Anacostia community of Washington, DC. The Mission of ARCH is: “To create, in partnership with the residents and stakeholders of…

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“This Anacostia coworking venue is full. Here’s how it is weathering the pandemic.” Via Washington Business Journal

September 3, 2020

The Hive 2.0, a hybrid coworking space, theater and retail hub in D.C.’s Ward 8 is full — despite the vast economic damage wrought by Covid-19. “We found that amazing to be quite honest with you,” said Duane Gautier, the CEO of Arch Development Corp., which runs The Hive 2.0 and owns…

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A Statement from ARCH Development

June 5, 2020

The murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor at the hands of the police have been a painful reminder of how prevalent violence against African Americans is in the United States. We also realize that the great race-based economic, health, and educational disparities within our country must be addressed. We…

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