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To the East

To The East: The Rise of Public Murals East of the River is a retrospective exhibition and book curated and produced by DC Murals. The exhibition highlights the work of the artists who created the earliest documented murals on the east side of Washington, DC.

Now on view through April 28, 2024


March 7 – April 28
2100 M Street NW
Washington, DC


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To The East: The Rise of Public Murals East of the River chronicles the call for a distinct Black American identity in the visual arts and the origins of the contemporary public mural movement in the US.

Written by Cory Lee Stowers, Executive Director of DC Murals and informed by the research of Perry Frank, Ph.D.

Support the next printing

When you donate $50 or more to this fund, you will receive a copy of the book when we print it in the summer of 2024. 8.5 x 11 softcover, 118 pages.

About DC Murals

DC Murals is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization committed to documenting, preserving, and presenting our city's murals.

By making a tax-deductible donation to DC Murals, you can help us continue our mission to showcase the artistic expressions that reflect our community's history, diversity, and soul. Your support can make a difference!


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