Starting next month Nonuments will come to Southwest and transform the open lot north of Safeway like never before. The five artists selected share their thoughts: “Working on Nonuments is giving me an opportunity to wrestle with developing evocative visual content that has the potential to draw attention to the atrocity of human trafficking near […]
Create a Nonument: Citywide Youth Art Contest
Organized by Washington Project for the Arts Jurors: Lance Fung, Fung Collaboratives; Lisa Gold, Washington Project for the Arts; Tonya Jordan, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities Eligibility: DC Metro area students in grades K-12 Deadline for Submissions: August 25, 2014 at 5:00pm Exhibition Dates: September 6 – October 6, 2014 Washington Project for […]
A New Path Forward
Occasionally opportunities come along. The DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities’ largest public art project is coming to Southwest in a big way. In addition to an installation at Arena Stage, the grassy, or mostly grassy, lawn between CVS and Christ United Methodist Church will see an explosion of visual and performance art during […]
Contemporary Art is Coming to Southwest!
The Southwest community will be home to significant contemporary public art this fall. As part of 5×5, a project of the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Curator Lance Fung selected a neighborhood lot to transform. The space is located between 4th Street and Wesley Place, across the street from the Southwest Library. Fung will […]