We believe that we are more alike than different, stronger together than apart, and more connected than it may seem. We believe in the power of human creativity and compassion. By The People is a new, inclusive, international arts and innovation festival that facilitates connection and celebrates creativity.
From June 21st through 24th, we invite you to enjoy fun and free arts installations, performances, talks and programs about life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Don't miss the Smithsonian's extended evening hours on the 22nd or 23rd (more details coming soon!), and the augmented reality at each of the festival sites!
New artists, performances, and speakers will continue to be announced in the coming months. Keep checking back and don't miss an update; pre-register today and sign up for notifications to stay in the know about all things By The People.
By the People Call for Entry: Are you a digital artist interested in exhibiting your art in the 'physical world'? Want to see your art displayed throughout Washington, DC during a major international festival? In partnership with ARTECHOUSE, an innovative art space dedicated to showcasing experiential and tech driven artworks, By the People invites you to submit your digital designs to take part in an augmented reality exhibition 'art' hunt'. Through ARTECHOUSE's uniquely designed app, guests will be emboldened to discover the city searching for artworks with their smart phones on the sides of major landmarks, public spaces, and buildings.