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:
Peggy Bowes Fellows
Georgia Miles Jessup
Lois Mailou Jones
Delilah W. Pierce
Lucille D. Roberts
John N. Robinson
Larry Erskine Thomas
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.