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Siempre Aquí presented by Creating Casa

(Cancelled) was Saturday, April 11th, 2020 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm (ET)
This event has been cancelled.

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RegistrationOpens Feb 24, 2020 3:00pm
Registration ClosesApr 11, 2020 5:00pm or when space runs out.
Description
Creating Casa’s newest exhibit, Siempre Aquí, maps the memories of Latinxs in the Washington metropolitan area through the community's personal photographs. The immersive gallery experience emulates and honors grandma’s house as central to community life, this community-based exhibition will provide the public with the opportunity to celebrate the rich memories Latinxs have made in their everyday life throughout the decades.

Exhibition Dates: April 1–24, 2020
Artist Talk + Reception: April 11, 2020 5–8 p.m.
ArtReach GW Community Gallery at THEARC, 1901 Mississippi Ave. SE, Washington, DC 20020

“In curating this show I often think of my grandmother. She had everyone’s pictures on
her walls—her children, grandchildren, in-laws, everybody. In this sense, her home was
a museum. Creating Casa wants to do this for our Latinx community in the DMV. We
want the Latinx community to see themselves on the walls of the gallery,” said Creating
Casa co-founder Wanda Hernández.

Moreover, Siempre Aquí hopes to highlight the cultural vitality in Latinx domestic spaces
through diaspora-specific objects and artworks. The exhibiting artists include but are not
Parking DetailsArtReach GW is fortunate enough to have free parking in the area where THEARC is located, but please avoid parking in front of bus stops and driveways.

THEARC is accessible via the Metro Green Line: Southern Avenue Station and Metro Bus Lines: 94 (Stanton Road Line) 30,32,34,35, 36 (Pennsylvania Avenue Line) & W2,3 (Southeast Community Hospital-Anacostia Line)
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Location: 1901 Mississippi Ave., S.E., Washington, DC 20020