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Richmond Artist Remains Committed to 'Spiritual Journey'

A series of colorful murals in downtown Richmond speak to the various and wonderful contributions of Black Americans and those from the African Diaspora.

Art Exhibit Captures Experience of Being Black in White America

A new exhibit at the Galerie Myrtis Fine Art Gallery in Baltimore explores the politicization of Black identity in the United States.

Events DC Renews Grant Program

Events DC will extend its Community Grant Program through Sept. 30, 2017, awarding $100,000 to provide financial support to nonprofit organizations dedicated to supporting children through sports, performing arts or cultural arts in the city, officials said.

Martin Puryear: Multiple Dimensions

It's been nearly a decade since his last show in D.C. at the National Gallery of Art, but the work of homegrown artist Martin Puryear is always a great draw of appreciative art lovers when it goes on view, this ...

Just the Beginning for Akilah Johnson

District residents, council members and Mayor Bowser erupted with pride when the news broke that Google's national doodle competition winner, Akilah Johnson, came from Eastern High School in Northeast.

National Museum of African Art Celebrates Women

In recognition of Women's History Month, the National Museum of African Art, under the leadership of director Johnetta B. Cole, celebrated Museum Day Live! with a daylong tribute Saturday to women young, old, famous and the soon-to-be famous women of ...

Local Artist Dike Making His Mark

At the tender age of two, Dike Markeith Harris recalls his mother's astonishment that he had already begun to produce impressive drawings of things around him. Now 50, the Gaithersburg, Maryland, resident has turned his love for art into a ...

African American Museum: D.C.'s Newest Jewel

The National Museum of African American History and Culture kicked off the countdown to the museum's grand opening in the fall of 2016 with a three-night video illumination presentation.

Misty Copeland Among Glamour Magazine’s Top Women of the Year

Misty Copeland, principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre, lists among Glamour magazine’s top women of 2015.

Artist Finds a Space at 'Justice or Else'

Visual artist Charles Philippe Jean-Pierre presented a cultural safe space for thousands of African-Americans who traveled far and wide Saturday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March in D.C.

Savion Glover Shines at D.C.'s Howard Theatre

Savion Glover, the Tony Award-winning tap dancer, choreographer and actor, performed three shows Aug. 27-29 to a diverse and eclectic crowd at the historic Howard Theatre.

Local Ailey Dancer Earns Princess Award

She started dancing at the age of three and that was only because her mother went to a Target store and picked out a ballet outfit just to see how her toddler would look in it. For Courtney Celeste Spears, ...

D.C. Photographer Jonathan Bruce French Takes His Talents on the Road

D.C. photographer Jonathan Bruce French's latest exhibit, "Innocent Eyes of Tierra Bomba," featuring his travels to the South American country of Colombia, serves as a testament to his dedication to photography — something he has been working at since the ...

Smithsonian's 'Mingering Mike' No Tall Tale

The tale of Mingering Mike is one many have filed under, "you can't make this stuff up."

D.C. OKs $200K for Arts, Culture Initiative

The D.C. Council has approved up to $200,000 for the development of a citywide Cultural Plan, which will aim to foster the arts and cultural activity within the District.

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