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.
A "Phantom of the Opera"-costumed gentleman greeted guests Thursday at Harmony Hall Regional Center John Addison Concert Hall in Fort Washington, Md., setting the tone for "Phantom"-themed gala sponsored by the Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts (CAAPA), ...
After 50 years, the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art continues to inspire conversations about the beauty, power, and diversity of the arts around the world.
Friends and colleagues lauded the late Maya Angelou, who danced, acted, belted out songs, penned soaring poetry and captivating novels that chronicled some of the horrors of her young life and her ability to rise above circumstances that might have ...
With 60 artifacts and a video of ethnic reporters reading text published decades ago in their respective newspapers, the Newseum and the Smithsonian have collaborated on a new exhibition, "One Nation With News For All," which opened May 16.
Maya Angelou, renowned poet and novelist, has died Wednesday morning at age 86.
D.C.'s Commission on the Arts and Humanities recently won the highly-regarded Platinum Hermes Creative Award for its 2014 entry, a 5X5 Project promo video.
Everyone has a unique story to tell but it takes real dedication to put pen to paper and share one’s personal reflections with the rest of the world.
A District native and playwright who said she envisions theater as socially transformative has stepped into the director's chair for her latest work about one of the country's most polarizing events: The 1992 Los Angeles riots.
The Washington DC Hall of Fame Society honored DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities executive director Lionell Thomas during a gala Sunday with an award in the category of Cultural Arts.