Posts Tagged ‘arch development’

One of Rik Freeman’s Earliest Murals Will Likely Be Destroyed. Tomorrow, He Gets an Award.

“Artworks that existed before a neighborhood or demographic part of that history.”

Anacostia Arts Center Hires a Director

Local theater publicist Kate Taylor Davis has been hired as the Anacostia Arts Center's director. She's been on staff since late May; the center's owner and operator, the nonprofit ARCH Development Corporation, announced the hire today.
Davis previously led communications at Imagination Stage and Olney Theatre Center.
The 9,300 square foot Anacostia Arts Center has been hosting [...]

What to Expect at LUMEN8 2013

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Anacostia's Arts Scene Is Growing

Last year’s LUMEN8Anacostia, the partially city-sponsored arts festival aimed at inspiring future economic development in Anacostia, was all about being big, splashy, and temporary. This year, both the festival and the neighborhood’s growing [...]

Anacostia Arts Center Seeks Director and Assistant

The Anacostia Arts Center is hiring. ARCH Development Corporation's new arts facility on Good Hope Road SE is expected to open May 1, and it recently posted a want ad for a director.
The director would handle booking and management of the center's gallery, pop-up, theater, lounge, and reading spaces, all of which are available for [...]

Anacostia Arts Center Expected to Open May 1

Last year, Anacostia residents made one thing very clear to ARCH Development Corporation: They did not want another social service office to open on Good Hope Road SE.
When the nonprofit organization announced in June that it planned to rent the space that formerly housed its training center at 1231 Good Hope Road SE, it attracted [...]

ToDo ToDay: The Future of Anacostia’s Creative Class?

ARCH Development, the nonprofit dedicated to bringing an arts-based economy to Anacostia,  is hosting a “social” at Honfleur Gallery that’s part party, part informational session, and part focus group. In theory, those unconvinced that arts spaces can attract more amenities will be won over by ARCH’s charm offense, and those who already cozy up with [...]

H Street Playhouse Reveals New Anacostia Home: 2020 Shannon Place SE

H Street Playhouse, which Mayor Vince Gray announced last week would be moving to Anacostia, revealed its exact location at a press conference today: 2020 Shannon Place SE.
The warehouse—which is located directly behind The Hive, a communal work space—was used during the Lumen8Anacostia temporium event earlier this year. H Street Playhouse presented three short readings [...]

Anacostia’s LUMEN8 is Temporium-Crazy—In a Good Way

Anacostia is going pretty damn big on the temporium front.
The neighborhood is getting a chunk of a $250,000 grant to the city from ArtPlace, a heavily backed (think the Rockefeller Foundation and the Nonprofit Finance Fund) nonprofit that seeks to encourage arts-based placemaking, via the Office of Planning. (Other neighborhoods slated for funding from ArtPlace include [...]