Reminder: Public Art @ MLK and Good Hope Rd SE (November 9th)

Just a quick reminder that we are looking forward to seeing all of you next Wednesday (November 9th) at 6:30pm at the DHCD Housing Resource Center (1800 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE) for the community input session on the public art installation at Good Hope Road and Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. All the artists who will submit design proposals will be in attendance, and they are expected to take your comments into consideration when creating their designs.

Make sure to bring your friends, neighbors, and family members who may be interested in this project. Even if you don’t have comments to share with the artists, it will be a great opportunity to learn about the project. Please see the attachment and the email forwarded below for more information.

Thanks!

Site for Art Installation: 1201-1203 Good Hope Road SE

The DC Commission on Arts and Humanities (DCCAH) and the DC Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) will hold a second community input session for the public art installation at 1201-1203 Good Hope Rd SE (Corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Ave and Good Hope Rd) on November 9th, 2011.

This will be your opportunity to meet with the artists who have been invited to submit proposals for the site. Artists will be encouraged to incorporate your concerns and preferences when preparing their final designs, and the members of the selection panel will take into consideration the comments you provide at this meeting when they recommend an artist to the DCCAH Board of Commissioners.

If you are interested in participating in the process, please attend this meeting along with your friends and neighbors, as the artwork it will serve as a gateway to Historic Anacostia and all of Ward 8.

Meeting Details:

Location:             DC Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD)

Housing Resource Center (1800 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE – Corner Entrance)

Time:                    6:30-8:00pm

Date:                     Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

For more information, please see the attached summary orcontact Mary Beth Brown at (202) 724-5613 or marybeth.brown@dc.gov

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Since 1968, the District of Columbia Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH) has developed and promoted local artists, organizations and activities.
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