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Revue Noire: Africa by Africans
May 25, 1999 – January 2, 2000

View more than a century's worth of images spotlighting the African family, studio portraiture dating to 1900, and official press photography of the 1960s.

Anacostia Community Museum
Mule Train: A Journey of Hope Remembered
April 29, 1999 – July 18, 1999

This photo exhibition documents the passion and the pride revealed during the Poor People's Campaign in Washington, D.C., in the summer of 1968.

Anacostia Community Museum
Communion of the Spirits: African American Quilters, Preservers, and Their Stories
November 19, 1998 – March 30, 1999

This exhibition is a result of the first national survey of contemporary African American quilts, quilters, and quilt preservers.

Anacostia Community Museum
Eyewinkers, Tumbleturds, and Candlebugs: The Art of Elizabeth Talford Scott
November 1, 1998 – January 2, 1999

Elizabeth Talford Scott takes the art of quilting in new directions to explore family roots and American history.

Anacostia Community Museum
Classic Black
November 1, 1998 – April 30, 1999

See some 100 rare photographs that reveal the rich and little-known history of African American dancers who performed classical ballet from the 1930s through 1960s.

Anacostia Community Museum
African American Fiber Artists
June 6, 1998 – October 11, 1998

View an exhibition that features textile, fiber, and wearable art.

Anacostia Community Museum
Speak to My Heart: Communities of Faith and Contemporary African American Life Speak to My Heart: Communities of Faith and Contemporary African American Life
May 22, 1998 – September 19, 2000

View documents, photographs, and music that explore the role of the black church in major American cities, including Washington, DC.

Anacostia Community Museum
Three Generations of African American Women Sculptors: A Study in Paradox
April 13, 1998 – September 30, 1998

View works by 10 artists that trace the history of sculpture into the present.

Anacostia Community Museum
Resonant Forms: Contemporary African American Women Sculptors
April 13, 1998 – September 30, 1998

See sculpture and installation art by 8 women artists that explores black women's representation and experiences.

Anacostia Community Museum
Man Made: African-American Men and Quilting Traditions
January 18, 1998 – September 8, 1998

African American men have made significant contributions to quilting, an art form primarily associated with women. The “Man-Made” quilts on display range in style from the traditional to the contemporary.

Anacostia Community Museum
Muhammad Ali: A Thirty-Year Journey
January 18, 1998 – September 8, 1998

See some 30 photographs by photojournalist Howard L. Bingham that capture Muhammad Ali in the ring and behind the scenes during the boxer's career.

Anacostia Community Museum
Caribbean Visions: Contemporary Painting and Sculpture
August 15, 1997 – October 4, 1997

See some 100 works by 56 painters and sculptors that illustrate creativity in the Caribbean region during the past 50 years.

Anacostia Community Museum
The Jazz Age in Paris, 1914-1940
April 25, 1997 – July 13, 1997

Artifacts and documents from American and European collections explore the early jazz movement in its historical context as a part of world culture.

Anacostia Community Museum
Feeling the Spirit
January 20, 1997 – March 23, 1997

See a 3-part photography exhibition featuring works by African American photographers Chester Higgins, Jr. and Stephen Marc.

Anacostia Community Museum
Points of Entry
November 1, 1996 – January 1, 1997

This 3-part photography exhibition examines the meaning and impact of immigration in the United States.

Anacostia Community Museum
Footsteps from North Brentwood
July 14, 1996 – December 8, 1996

View pictures, documents, and artifacts that document the history of the first black incorporated town in Prince George's County.

Anacostia Community Museum
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
Visual Journal: Harlem and DC in the Thirties and Forties
April 19, 1996 – September 29, 1996

The African American community is chronicled through photographs taken in the 1930s and 1940s by 6 African Americans.

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

Reggae. Dancehall. Calypso. Soca. Cadence. Konpas Direk. Racine. Zouk. Hear the history of Caribbean music and its importance to immigrants and the Washington, DC community at large, from the 1940s to the 1990s.

Anacostia Community Museum

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