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Thursday
4
26

Brigitte Macron: ses visites en solo a Washington | Brigitte Macron visits Halcyon Arts Lab Fellows and Youth Fellows

We were honored to host Brigitte Macron, the First Lady of France, at Halcyon Arts Lab on April 25. Mrs. Macron spent time speaking with our Arts Lab Fellows and Youth Fellows about their projects, and two of the Youth Fellows, Dante and Jhurney, shared their work through spoken word performances. A warm thank you to Mrs.

Wednesday
4
25

La Première Dame Brigitte Macron (Trogneux) devant l'oeuvre "The Ring of Freedom" - La Première Dame française visite l'association artistique "Halcyon Arts Lab" à Washington, The District, Etats-Unis, le 25 avril 2018.

Dominique Jacovides, Purepeople

The First Lady of France, Brigitte Macron, takes a closer look at "The Ring of Freedom" by Halcyon Arts Lab fellow, Estefani Mercedes, during her visit to Halcyon Arts Lab on April 25, 2018.

Wednesday
4
25

Brigitte Macron et l'artiste Antonius Bu - La Première Dame française visite l'association artistique Halcyon Arts Lab à Washington, le 25 avril 2018.

Dominique Jacovides, Purepeople

First Lady of France, Brigitte Macron, visits with Halcyon Arts Lab fellow Antonius Bui in his studio on April 25, 2018.

Wednesday
4
25

April Brigitte Pictures and Images--First Lady of France, Brigitte Macron, Visits Halcyon Arts Lab in images

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First Lady of France, Brigitte Macron, visited Halcyon Arts Lab on April 25, spending time with the Halcyon Arts Lab fellows and Youth Fellows.

Wednesday
3
21

Incubating Art for Social Impact: An Interview with Halcyon Arts Lab in Washington, DC

Kayleigh Bryant-Greenwell, Americans for the Arts

This spring break season has seen an increase in the numbers of students, teachers, and arts advocates choosing civic engagement over a hedonistic week at the beach. As engagement in the arts for positive impact towards civic engagement and social justice continues to trend up, community building around organizations and practitioners working in social practice becomes increasingly important.

Sunday
1
21

Halcyon Arts Lab Fellow, Georgia Saxelby, Opens “To Future Women” at The Phillips Collection

The Phillips Collection

To Future Women is an interactive artwork that marks the anniversary of the Women’s March through the platform of art. Created by artist Georgia Saxelby, the project invites participants throughout America and beyond to write a letter to women in 20 years.

Monday
5
16

Halcyon Introduces 12 DC-Based Artists Selected for Pilot Studios Program at Historic Fillmore School in Georgetown

S&R Foundation today announced the 12 DC Artists selected for the pilot Studios Program at The Fillmore School. S&R is a Washington, DC-based non-profit that supports gifted individuals in the arts, sciences and social entrepreneurship.

Friday
4
15

A Look at One Foundation's Plan to Use the Arts to "Create a New Neighborhood"

While recently expounding on how foundations can assist artists in rapidly gentrifying cities, we called attention to one obvious strategy, employed by the S&R Foundation in the Washington, D.C. region: buy a building and make it available to artists. 

Friday
3
18

Halcyon House to offer free studio space for emerging D.C. artists

Recognizing the District’s need for studio space for artists, the S&R Foundation is offering local artists six months of free space in the Fillmore School in Georgetown.

Friday
3
18

With Studio Space Scarce In D.C., Fillmore School Building To Offer Reprieve

 In the tony Georgetown neighborhood, local artists have a unique opportunity to apply for half a year of studio space — rent free.