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 February 8, 2024
1801 Mississippi Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20032
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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.
DC Murals is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization committed to documenting, preserving, and presenting our city's murals.
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