DC Arts Commission Gallery Celebration at 200 I Street, SE

Posted on September 17, 2012

The DC Commission on Arts and Humanities (DCCAH) hosted a ribbon cutting Friday, September 7th at 4:00 pm to celebrate the opening of its new gallery location on 200 I Street, SE. The gallery is the first phase of the Commission's move from Columbia  Heights to the Capitol Riverfront.

Remarks at the celebration were given by Mayor Vincent Gray, Ward 6 Councilmember Tommy Wells, DCCAH Chair Judith Terra and Executive Director Lionell Thomas.  Attendees also toured the new gallery space.  Click here for more pictures from the ceremony.

The gallery is the first and only District-owned interior space created specifically for fine art exhibition. It features three tiers of wall space, soaring ceilings and a plinth for site specific sculptural installation.  All exhibits will be open to public view each day during normal business hours, Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm. The newly renovated building will also be home to four DC Government agencies and over 1,200 employees.

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