More than century after the historic population boom, Washingtonians and people from around the country have a chance to revisit history and commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with the Smithsonian Institution.
The Pepco Edison Place Gallery will open Friday its "Light of the Ancestors" Black History Month exhibit, featuring Faith Ringgold, one of the most prominent African-American artists.
Annie Lee, an internationally acclaimed artist who was a major supporter of the Tom Joyner Foundation's effort to raise money for historically Black colleges and universities, died Nov. 24 in Henderson, Nevada. She was 79.
Unlike a photograph, a painting can capture more than just one moment in time. Consider the works of one beloved Howard University professor of art whose brilliance continues long after her death.
Officials at the Phillips Collection in Northwest have detailed its plans to develop a robust micro site featuring the works and previously unpublished interviews between preeminent American artist Jacob Lawrence and museum curators, including one conducted just prior to the ...
When one steps into the Howard University Gallery of Art during the current exhibit, "The Dianne Whitfield-Locke and Carnell Locke Collection: Building on Traditions," it becomes an educational walk through centuries of African-American art history.
An art exhibit will be held at an upscale Northwest hotel on Oct. 26 in honor of D.C.-area artist M. Gasby Brown and the 10-year anniversary of her "No Permission Needed" artwork collection.
The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities announced that it will expand its annual nightlong street festival for artists to several neighborhoods citywide — and the Congress Heights team is seeking volunteers to help pull off this year's event.
America's favorite TV dad has become one of the Smithsonian's newest benefactors.
Anacostia residents made it clear they wouldn't tolerate a storefront art exhibit on display in their community that they say is an unsightly pile of junk, and the city was forced to listen.
Significant funding has continued to elude black museums and officials throughout the industry said the search for funding reveals an age-old problem.
A homeowner in Northwest D.C. decided to do something unique, combining conventional design with an eclectic array of fine art adorning every nook and cranny in order to transform her abode into a veritable gallery.
For Nana Efua Badu Osundara, Farafina Kan has been a godsend.
Fellow artists, friends and patrons of the arts joined Tim Davis on Saturday in his International Visions Gallery in Northwest for a closing reception, party and viewing of new works by the Chicago-born painter and illustrator.
More than 100 supporters of black art hit the Smithsonian Castle on the National Mall recently for Summer Soiree, an annual fundraising event.