I was asked to submit my remarks from the opening of the DC Arts and Humanities’ “Nonuments” exhibition to the Southwester. As president of our neighborhood assembly I receive many requests for support. We get involved in any number of of prevailing issues, whether it’s a new soccer stadium or redevelopment of our public housing communities, […]
2014 SW ArtsFest
SW ArtsFest returns for its fourth year to celebrate its growing art community. Showcasing the programming of (e)merge art fair, Arena Stage, Art Whino, and the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, the SW ArtsFest will offer a weekend of art-centered activities that will encourage the DC area community to check out the booming […]
Nonuments’ Artists’ Quotes
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 […]
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 […]