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The Anacostia Community Museum’s indoor gallery will be closed March 2 through May 18 as we bring our next exhibition to life. Even though our gallery is closed, join us at any of the dynamic upcoming events planned during this time. More information about our events is available at: We look forward to seeing you soon!

The Color Yellow: Beauford Delaney

October 21, 2002 – January 1, 2003
Anacostia Community Museum1901 Fort Place, SE
Washington, DC
Main Gallery

This exhibition of approximately 30 paintings explores the artist's use of yellow in his figurative and abstract works. Delaney believed various hues held spiritual significance and was drawn to the color yellow, which he felt possessed the properties of light, healing, and redemption.

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