The District of Columbia Arts Center encompasses a 750-square foot gallery and a 50 seat black box theater located in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of Washington, DC. The center caters to professional artists where they can hone their craft and skills in art and theater.
The history of the center dates in 989 when several arts organizations and its leaders discussed to form an alternative center that will provide a venue for local artists. The space, which was used as a two-railroad upstairs apartment and a former garage, was donated without rent by Herb White, a local arts supporter. The center grew larger in 1993 with an additional space for galleries, offices, offices, and a theater. Since its renovation, District of Columbia Arts Center has received rave reviews from the local, national, and international scene because of its contribution for visual and performing arts.
Since then, the center is known to showcase a hundred visual arts exhibitions and 500 performance events. Numerous actors, performing artists, sculptors, poets and painters visited the Center for their contributions and artworks.
One of the functions of the Center is to showcase the craft of local artists ? whether amateur or professional. The Center is open to recognize any artists in the Washington metropolitan area and assists them in terms of business and production. Aside from that, artists are highly welcomed to participate in any programs and workshops that will sharpen their skills. Facility rentals such as gallery rooms and theater halls are also available in affordable rates.
Most importantly, the District of Columbia Arts Center allows internship and volunteer programs for people interested in art and culture. Interns and volunteers will be immersed with duties within the Center such as helping in outreach programs, managing the member database, communication with supporters and with the press, assist in fundraising events and open exhibitions.
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