dc1968

curated project commemorating the 50th anniversary of 1968 in dc

dedicated to bobby r. hale
6 november 1968 & 16 washington artists exhibit @anacostia neighborhood museum

6 november 1968 & 16 washington artists exhibit @anacostia neighborhood museum

#OTD 6 November 1968 The “16 Washington Artists” exhibition at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum (2405 Nichols Ave, SE) was in full swing. The exhibition began on 4 November 1968 and would end on 17 November 1968. The 16 featured artists were:

Starmanda Bullock
Richard Dempsey
Peggy Bowes Fellows
Peggy Goldstein
Georgia Miles Jessup
Lois Mailou Jones
Jacob Kainen
Texeira
Renny Parziale
Delilah W. Pierce
Lucille D. Roberts
John N. Robinson
Bill Taylor
Alma Thomas
Larry Erskine Thomas
Ken Young

Your comments are welcome below. Did you, family members and neighbors attend the exhibition? Were you one of the featured artists? Do you have the work of any of these artists in your collection? If so, what pieces do you have? What do you remember about the art scene in 1968? What do you remember about the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum in 1968? You may comment privately here.

Photo source: Courtesy of Anacostia Community Museum, 1968. Collection # RU99, Box 28.

7 november 1968 & 3rd anniversary of anti-bus fare increase meeting at shiloh baptist church organized by sncc

7 november 1968 & 3rd anniversary of anti-bus fare increase meeting at shiloh baptist church organized by sncc

5 november 1968 & presidential, school board elections

5 november 1968 & presidential, school board elections