Zandile Ntobela, Cherry Tree, 2011; from Ubuhle Women: Beadwork and the Art of Independence
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August 4, 2021
Anacostia Community Museum Reopens Aug. 6: In-gallery Exhibition "Food for the People: Eating & Activism in Greater Washington" Is Featured
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April 16, 2021
Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum Opens Outdoor Exhibition on Food Justice Issues in DC Area: In-gallery Exhibition "Food for the People: Eating and Activism in Greater Washington" Is Featured
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January 30, 2021
Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum Responds to CV-19 with Outdoor Exhibition on Revolutionary African American Men
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December 11, 2020
Smithsonian Hosts Daylong Program To Collect Stories From Across America: 24 Hours in a Time of Change - Features Virtual Programming From Museums and Invites the Public To Share Their Stories
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July 6, 2020
Anacostia Community Museum Launches "Inspiration/Action Tuesdays"
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June 11, 2020
Anacostia Community Museum releases statement on efforts to collect objects at Lafayette Square
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May 20, 2020: UPDATED
Anacostia Community Museum Launches Moments of Resilience Pages
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December 30, 2019
Anacostia Community Museum Extends Hours Beginning Jan. 7, 2020, With Twilight Tuesdays
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November 27, 2019
Two Smithsonian Units Join To Present the Symposium "A Museum for the People: Museums and Their Communities, 50 Years Later"
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October 10, 2019
Back and Better: Anacostia Community Museum Reopens With Refreshed Look Inside and Out
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May 28, 2019
Smithsonian Names Melanie A. Adams Director of Anacostia Community Museum
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April 2, 2019
Anacostia Community Museum Partners with DC Public Library & Others
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February 26, 2019
Anacostia Community Museum Closes for Renovation
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October 22, 2018
Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum holds "A Right to the City: The Past & Future of Urban Equity" symposium
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October 18, 2018
The Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum’s Groundbreaking Exhibition Gateways/Portales Finds a New Home at the Nation’s First Immigrant Adult Charter School
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August 8, 2018
In Memoriam: ACM Director Lori Yarrish Sept 25, 1959-Aug 6, 2018
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July 6, 2018
Popular Exhibition on Black Baseball in DC Remounted in time for All Star Game.
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April 18, 2018
Anacostia Community Museum Opens Signature Anniversary Exhibition “A Right to the City”
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April 12, 2018
Anacostia Community Museum To Host Cultural DC’s “Block Watch”
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February 8, 2018
Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum holds Annual Mardi Gras Family Day on Feb 10, 2018 11am-4pm
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January 19, 2018
Anacostia Community Museum Receives $49,616 Award From the National Park Service African American Civil Rights Grant Program
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January 3, 2018
Lori Yarrish Named Director of Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum
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September 6, 2017
Museum Revitalizes Mission and Celebrates 50th Anniversary; Events include Open House and Block Party
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March 31, 2017
Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum Exhibition Examining the Impact of Explosive Latinx Growth in Four "Gateway" East Coast Cities EXTENDED to Jan 7, 2018
Media Advisory | UPDATED Media Release (ENG) | UPDATED Media Release (ESP) | Press Kit | Newsdesk Image

March 31, 2017
Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum Featuring Artwork by Self-Taught Latino Artist: The Backyard of Derek Webster's Imagination EXTENDED to July 9, 2017
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December 28, 2016
Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum Examines the Impact of Explosive Latinx Growth in Four "Gateway" East Coast Cities
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October 20, 2016
Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum Features Artwork by Self-Taught Latino Artist: The Backyard of Derek Webster's Imagination
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February 15, 2016
Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Program Features NY Schomberg Center Director Khalil Gibran Muhammad
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DECEMBER 10, 2015
Dynamic Exhibition Highlights Impact of Twelve Years — 1963–1975 on Washington
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OCTOBER 2015
Larger Grant Helps Expand ACM Citizen Scientist Program for Youth to Conduct Watershed Testing.
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June 2015
Anacostia Community Museum Celebrates the 1970s and 80s at the June 12 Summer Soiree Benefit at the Smithsonian Castle
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April 2015
Exhibition Examines Connections Between Metro DC Panamanians and Panama
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February 2015
Exhibition Examines Legacy of Civil War African American Family
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February 2015
Exhibition Examines Impact of Civil War on DC
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January 2015
30th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Program Features Kica Matos
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2014 Media Releases

December 2014
Grant enables ACM Citizen Scientist Program Youth to Conduct Watershed Testing
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September 2014
Exhibitions Featuring South Africa and U.S. Women Artists Extended over Holiday Season to Jan. 4, 2015
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September 2014
The Smithsonian and Woodrow Wilson Center Present the "Revisiting Our Black Mosaic" Symposium
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June 2014
Anacostia Community Museum Holds June 6 Summer Soirée Benefit at the Smithsonian Castle
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January 2014
TransAfrica's Nicole C. Lee featured at 29th MLK program
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2013 Media Releases

December 2013
Ubuhle Women and Home Sewn Exhibitions featuring South African and US Women Artists Open
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August 2013
Anacostia Community Museum's 46th Anniversary Luncheon features Robert Garcia, founder/director of City Project, Los Angeles
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August 2013
Reclaiming the Edge: Urban Waterways and Civic Engagement Extended to November 3, 2013
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January 2013
28th MLK Jr Program features Eco-Entrepreneur Majora Carter
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Gateways/Portales
Extended to 1.7.18/2017 SI Folklife Fest Feature (Opened 12/16)
12 Years that Shook DC (Opened 2015)
Ubuhle Women and Home Sewn (Extended 1.4.2014/Opened 2013)
Reclaiming the Edge (Extended 2013/Opened 2012)
Word, Shout, Songs (Extended 2011/Opened 2010)
African Presence in Mexico Opened (2009)
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