Articles tagged: Arts and Culture


D.C. provides $4 million for new Anacostia Arts and Culture District

The D.C. government will provide a $4 million grant to transform the historic Anacostia neighborhood in Southeast D.C. into an arts and culture district, Mayor Bowser announced on Feb. 23. The grant will fund public beautification, support local artists and art programs, and create opportunities for artists to showcase their work, but critics worry that the funding will accelerate gentrification of the majority-Black neighborhood.