Our Programs

Equipping early-stage social entrepreneurs with the support they need to transform audacious ideas into scalable and sustainable ventures, and change the world.

At the intersection of art and social impact, this nine-month fellowship supports emerging artists with bold ideas of how art and creativity can be forces for social impact.

A series of high-level discussions among global leaders, experts and innovators, focusing on major topics—including implications of robots for global society, emergency management strategies, and social impact-based sciences.

A series featuring today's foremost visionaries and disruptors discussing real-world implications, opportunities and challenges of future trends. 

News

Monday
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Halcyon’s hosting international entrepreneurs in D.C. — and eyeing a global expansion

Sara Gilgore, Washington Business Journal

"Halcyon’s modeling the new intensive program after its own bread and butter: its 4-year-old incubator fellowship. It’s a way to use the Halcyon House space...

Tuesday
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'A Midsummer Night's Dream' in Beautiful Outdoor Setting

Mark Dreisonstok, The Sentinel Newspapers

"I attended an “off-campus” Wolf Trap evening’s entertainment closer to home at Union Market in North-East Washington. There [as part of By The People],...

Sunday
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Life, Liberty, Happiness: By The People Pursues Ideals, Innovations in New Citywide Festival

Mackenzie Wienger, Washington Diplomat

A new international arts and dialogue festival —themed around America’s founding ideals — has arrived in Washington, D.C., with grand ambitions to shake up...

Friday
6
22

Transformer Artist Talk: Ramekon O'Arwisters

Full Service Radio, Full Service Radio

By The People partner Transformer presented Crochet Jam featuring prominent artist Ramekon O’Arwisters on June 22, 2018. 

Ramekon lives...

Friday
6
22

Five Ways To Have A Totally Free Weekend In D.C.

Lori McCue, DCist

Find art all around you: If you see a piece of art in D.C. that looks like it wasn't there last week, there's an excellent chance it's part of the...

Friday
6
22

Artist teaches self-healing through his art after it helped him through tough times

Bria White, WUSA9

There are free events in Farragut Square all this summer.

As part of the By the People Art Festival, a Textile artist was in...