DC Alley Museum-an outdoor collection of public murals by artists Lisa Marie Thalhammer, Bill Warrell, Rozeal, Aniekan Udofia, Cita Chelove, Stephen E Lewis, Billy Colbert, Rose Jaffe and Kelly Towles funded by DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.
Grateful for LOVE -
Share LOVE with your romantic partner, your family members or even with yourself this holiday season! My new "LOVE Reflections" archival pigment prints will infuse vibrant color and uplifting energy into any space. This set of four artworks celebrate the one year anniversary of my LOVE mural...
Songwriters & Poets
Saturday night Blagden Alley was enlivened in the memory of #SusanMumford of Bob Boilen's Tiny Desk Unit and tribute was paid by Heterodyne at Art All Night with the writings of Susan read in performance. The entire event is captured here thanks to Heterodyne Music-project Bass Cellist and DC Experimental Music Icon Ted Zook… Go ahead, enrich your life!
2017 was the year to RESIST... 2018 is the year to MOVE! Let the MOVEMENT begin! "Artists unite to win still greater victories"
Sundays + Warm weather + Art + Music! What more can you ask for? #AlleyOopFestival #Day2 in Blagden Alley starts at 1pm! We're kicking off the fun with meditation yoga led by featured artist #LisaMarieThalhammer!
DC culture is alive and well! The #AlleyOopFestival starts in 3...2...1... #CoolDiscoDan
Catch Day 1 of the #AlleyOopFestival starting tonight at 7pm! Enjoy food and the sounds of #LukeStewart, #DangerPainters and tons of other live entertainment! See you there!
#ARTISTSPOTLIGHT Meet Lisa Marie Thalhammer as she towers over a massive mural titled “Strong Woman” created in recognition of the Women’s March on Washington this past January. Check out Lisa’s work up close and personal in #BlagdenAlley this weekend!
Don’t forget the cardinal rule: Never, I repeat, never miss an out on a good photo-op. Will we see you there? Alley Oop Festival! #LisaMarieThalhammer #BlagdenAlley #AlleyOop #DCArt #DCMurals
THE TIME IS NOW! We’re finally ONE day away from the #AlleyOopFestival! The fun kicks off tomorrow night in Blagden Alley! Join us to bare witness to the impeccable talent the District has to offer, and see this beautiful piece by Rose Jaffe live and in color!
Janel Leppin-Pirog will perform this Sunday at 3pm during our DC Alley Museum Alley-Oop Murals and Music Festival! Please join us for the dedication 1-6pm with live music in the alley all day long.
Janel Leppin, Mellow Diamond - NAMESAKE All music by Janel Leppin - pedal steel, cello, bowed vibraphone, Ms20 Korg synthesizer (Ms20 Korg recorded at AVAST!...
Spreading color and compassion in Blagden Alley with the best crew! Save the date for our festival September 23/24!
#lisamariestudio #LOVE #peacewarrior
Mural process pics by #marcduran
Great Black Music, oh so sweet they named a juice after it...ODWALLA! September 23-24 Alley-Opp Murals and Music Festival - Blagden Alley
Art Ensemble Of Chicago - Jazz Showcase November 1, 1981 Lester Bowie, Trumpet, Percussion Joseph Jarman, Roscoe Mitchell, Reeds, Percussion Malachi Favors M...
Great weekend in #BlagdenAlley starting new murals! #BillyColbert #LisaMarieThalhammer
tiny art appearance
Celebrity spotting! Becky @ #tinyfellas making a scene in the alley by our electric bike tour meeting spot. Keep up the great work, Becky! #wherehaveyoubeen #dcinsider
Scoping out video projection spots in the alley with #robinbell for Art All Night - save the date for Sept 23 with Shaw Main Streets
Found in the alley 💚 #tinyfellas
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Meet Aniekan Udofia, The Artist Behind The Ben's Chili Bowl Mural
"I have to make sure that this is something that inspires you," the artist says.
Beautiful evening for painting in the alley!
A Pioneering Black Composer Keeps Pushing
“Bells for the South Side,” a new two-disc album, is Roscoe Mitchell’s latest project in a career that has blended modernism, jazz, rock and funk.
A dozen new faces start to grace mural at Ben’s Chili Bowl
Earlier artwork that included Bill Cosby was painted over in January.
Mr. Bill and Captain Izabella Sparrow are at it again! June 10-11 & 17-18 they will be creating another monument to a great jazz concert/venue in DC, a mural featuring the Sun Ra Arkestra/Old Post Office Pavillion 1984... taken from Michael Wilderman Photographs is being commissioned by the Capital Fringe for the 2017 DC Jazz Festival. Join us 1-4pm in action and bring the kids to add their touch!!
Get it girls!!! Finding strength in the alley, mural by Lisa Marie Thalhammer #yogainspiration #powerofart #forearmplank
Welcome To Your First Day
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Newest addition thanks to Robbie Conal!
One Day Art in the DC ALLEY (Blagden) MUSEUM!
End of An Alley
Blagden Alley was once a haven for D.C.’s underground arts scene. Now its last remaining artist is being priced out.
Save the date for DCAM artist Ro Zeal's talk at NMWA: Oct 18th!
About the exhibition: Focusing on images of the female body and the physical process of making, large-scale paintings and sculptural hybrids by 37 contemporary artists from 15 countries appear in NO MAN’S LAND, organized by the Rubell Family Collection, Miami.
Meet and chat with artist Rozeal, whose works are featured in the special exhibition “NO MAN’S LAND.”
DC Public Library’s Open Stories: Poetry, Murals, and Monuments
Open Stories: Poetry, Murals, and Monuments is a living exhibition where participants will experience Shaw’s vibrancy and culture through its murals, monumen...
"The 100 Gates Project, which over the last year has slowly been transforming the Lower East Side by enlisting artists to paint the metal roll-down security gates of area businesses."
Artists have been adding splashes of color to the neighborhood, painting security barriers through the 100 Gates Project. (Katz’s Delicatessen is the lucky 100th.)
Art washing and the gentrification of arts districts
Some are looking for sustainable solutions for long-lasting homegrown arts communities.
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