The Anacostia Community Museum will be closed from January 8, 2024-March 22, 2024. We will reopen on Saturday, March 23, 2024 with our next exhibition, A Bold and Beautiful Vision: A Century of Black Arts Education in Washington, DC,1900-2000. We hope you will join us! 

Down Through the Years: Stories from the Anacostia Museum's Collection

April 28, 1996 – December 8, 1996
Anacostia Community Museum1901 Fort Place, SE
Washington, DC
Main Gallery

This exhibition explores the stories and the histories of objects and artifacts from the museum's collection. Objects include a watercolor by an anonymous antebellum slave and a painted storage chest depicting scenes of slavery, among others.

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