Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Get thee some culture with this artistic double header this Friday

It's going down (or up) artistically this Friday, August 26th in Anacostia. Arch Development (a Ward 8 nonprofit) hosts their annual exhibition honoring east of the river artists. Don't miss it! Check it out and spread the love -- the SoutheastLove that is! Be sure to bring a friend or two or three! Support our local artists!

Distinguished Artist Award Ceremony | Anacostia Arts Center 6:30 pm
Arch Development and the Gautier Family are pleased to announce Bruce McNeil as the winner of the fifth annual East of the River Distinguished Artist Award (EORDAA). ARCH will formally present McNeil with his $5,000 prize in front of his retrospective exhibition Between Latitudes. The show will be on view July 29 - August 27.

East of the River Panel | Honfleur Gallery 7 pm
Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum presents an artist talk and discussion about the state of the arts in Wards 7 & 8. Featuring the artists of the 10th Anniversary East of the River Exhibition, 2016 EORDAA recipient, and moderated by ACM Director of Education and Outreach, Paul Perry.

Honfleur Gallery, 1241 Good Hope Rd SE
Photo courtesy of StereoVision Photography

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