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Our History: Washington, DC in the 1800s
June 10, 1996 – August 30, 1996

Through an ongoing partnership between Lucy Ellen Moten Elementary School and the Anacostia Museum, students collected and prepared objects for display. Students researched the history of nineteenth-century Washington, DC and created an exhibition.

Anacostia Community Museum
Down Through the Years: Stories from the Anacostia Museum's Collection
April 28, 1996 – December 8, 1996

Explore the stories and the histories of objects and artifacts from the museum's collection.

Anacostia Community Museum
English and French Caribbean Music in Washington, D.C.
January 8, 1996 – June 16, 1996

Follow the development of Washington, D.C.'s Caribbean music community by examining the history of performance and the presence of Caribbean music on Washington radio.

Anacostia Community Museum
From Soweto to Anacostia: Art Prints from the Funda Arts Centre
November 5, 1995 – March 3, 1996

See an exhibition that features linoleum prints from the Funda Art Centre, Soweto, South Africa.

Anacostia Community Museum
Southern City, National Ambition: The Growth of Washington, D.C., 1800-1860
October 14, 1995 – March 3, 1996

See an exhibition reflecting the early growth and development of Washington as an urban center, focusing on its communities and architecture.

Anacostia Community Museum
Twenty Models in Black: A Photographic Retrospective of James Hicks
September 24, 1995 – November 5, 1995

See 20 black-and-white works by high-fashion photographer James Hicks that record his transformation as an artist.

Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia: Not the Same Old Story
June 17, 1995 – August 27, 1995

Through an ongoing partnership between Lucy Ellen Moten Elementary School and the Anacostia Museum, students collect and prepare objects for display at the museum.

Anacostia Community Museum
Art Changes Things: The Art and Activism of Georgette Seabrooke Powell
March 4, 1995 – May 28, 1995

See a retrospective exhibition featuring works by post-Harlem Renaissance artist Georgette Powell.

Anacostia Community Museum
In Search of Common Ground: Senior Citizens and Community Life at Potomac Gardens
December 4, 1994 – January 15, 1995

Explore an exhibit of photos, objects, and recordings that reveals how both senior citizens and public housing residents are perceived as making positive contributions to urban communities.

Anacostia Community Museum
Afro-Caribe: The Art of Dennis Mario Rivera
September 18, 1994 – November 13, 1994

See an exhibit of Puerto Rican artist Dennis Mario Rivera's works that focus on his homeland, the Caribbean, black heritage, and the magical realism that permeates Latin American art.

Anacostia Community Museum
Black Mosaic: Community, Race and Ethnicity among Black Immigrants in Washington, D.C.
August 21, 1994 – September 4, 1995

See an exhibit about people of African descent who migrated to the Washington, DC area from Central and South America and the Caribbean.

Vea una exposición de afrodescendientes que inmigraron hacia Washington, DC.

Anacostia Community Museum
Traditions from There to Here: Mixed-Media Works by Lydia Thompson
June 1, 1994 – September 4, 1994

View an exhibition that features works by artist Lydia Thompson.

Anacostia Community Museum
The Moten Black Collectors Hall of Fame
May 31, 1994 – June 19, 1994

Through an ongoing partnership between Lucy Ellen Moten Elementary School and the Anacostia Museum, students collect and prepare objects for display at the museum.

Anacostia Community Museum
Malcolm X: Man, Ideal, Icon
April 3, 1994 – June 5, 1994

View an exhibit that examines Malcolm X as a historical figure through writings, speeches, and photographs; as the inspiration for representational and abstract art; and as a symbol for popular culture merchandise.

Anacostia Community Museum
Takbir! Allahu Akbar: Photographs of African American Muslims in Washington, D.C.
April 3, 1994 – May 8, 1994

View Fareed H. Nu'man's black and white photographs that document African American local participation in Islam.

Anacostia Community Museum
Still on the Journey: Photographs from the First 20 Years of "Sweet Honey in the Rock"
January 15, 1994 – March 20, 1994

See photographs and personal objects that document the 20-year history of Sweet Honey in the Rock, the Washington, D.C.-based singing group.

Anacostia Community Museum
Before Freedom Came: African American Life in the Antebellum South
December 12, 1993 – March 1, 1994

View an exhibit that examines the lives of African Americans, free and enslaved, during the Antebellum South.

Anacostia Community Museum
Table of Plenty
November 2, 1993 – November 28, 1993

Through an ongoing partnership between Lucy Ellen Moten Elementary School and the Anacostia Museum, students and adults from the community join ceramic sculptor Martha Jackson Jarvis in creating a sculpture.

Anacostia Community Museum
Expressions D.C.
October 10, 1993 – November 28, 1993

See an exhibit that showcases the talents of residents of 4 D.C. youth detention centers.

Anacostia Community Museum
Always There: The African American Presence in American Quilts Always There: The African American Presence in American Quilts
July 18, 1993 – October 17, 1993

Explore the history of African American quiltmaking from the late eighteenth century to the present. Organized by the Kentucky Quilt Project, Inc. of Louisville, KY, with additional materials supplied by the Anacostia Museum.

Anacostia Community Museum

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