An Art Barge, Virtual Reality Poetry, A Local Fair, And More To Expect At This Year’s By The People Festival
"For the next two weeks, a onetime Jonathan Adler outpost is being repurposed as a gallery for the work of 51 local artists—including an angular fountain, a Rembrandt-esque portrait of father and son, and a rather meta painting of Homer Simpson eyeing a rendering of donuts."
"As the temperatures in D.C. continue to rise, so do the number of boats on the Potomac and Anacostia rivers. But this summer, one barge will stand out from the rest."
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When we think of the arts, we usually picture fancy black-tie galas and paintings with million-dollar price tags. And while that's definitely a thing, some of the coolest art events are also free. D.C.'s By the People is doing just that – making art accessible to the people!
JBG Smith Properties CEO Matt Kelly joining the 2-year-old nonprofit’s board of directors might sound like an odd match. But, he says, the marriage makes total sense.
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Where Traveler magazine editor Anne Kim-Dannabale, shares the top summer festivals of 2019 in the DC region.
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From June 15-23, experience a celebration of creativity and compassion through interactive art exhibits, discussions and performances.
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It’s a beautiful day in D.C. The sun is shining through the tall windows of Halcyon House, filing its many rooms with bright, invigorating light. It’s the sort of day that looks warmer than it actually is, which is why we’re inside, chatting about art and dresses with chickens on them and Star Trek, instead of lounging on the old mansion’s large lawn.
Halcyon Arts Lab fellow Georgia Saxelby shares her story behind To Future Women with Art Guide Australia. "Directly inspired by her experience of the Women’s March on Washington and developed during a 2017 residency at the Halcyon Arts Lab, Saxelby’s most well-known piece is To Future Women, 2018, an interactive installation featuring handwritten letters from contemporary women to their counterparts in 2037."