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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
4
25

How D.C.’s EnrichHer is Breaking Down Barriers for Both Women Entrepreneurs and Investors

Arriana McLymore, DC Inno

As Roshawnna Novellus was pitching her startup around the investor circuits, she noticed a void. The investors making the decision as to whether or not she’d get funding didn’t look like her. Most of them were men.

That’s what Novellus hopes to combat with her startup, EnrichHer.

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.

Wednesday
3
21

Viewpoint: DC to Boast Its Own Destination Arts Festival, "By The People", in June

Guest Contributor, Current Newspapers

The “By the People” festival, which will run from June 21 to 24, will bring people together around the themes of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness through free and inclusive art installations, performances, discussions and interactive activities.

Wednesday
3
7

Business with Purpose Podcast EP 79: Kate Goodall, Co-Founder and CEO of Halcyon House

Molly Stillman, Still Being Molly

What if you had the next, world-changing, business idea? Your business could change the trajectory of someone’s life or impact the way people interact or have an impact on the environment or give people access to clean drinking water or create urban farming and give people more access to affordable, real food? But, the reality for you is, you don’t have the resources to implement the idea.

Tuesday
3
6

Company helps Alzheimer's patients tell their stories

Chip Reid, CBS News

By creating digital collections of personal memories, stories, and hobbies for residents diagnosed with Alzheimers or dementia, MemoryWell helps caregivers form a closer relationship with their residents, instilling a strong sense of empathy and connection while improving their quality of life. Click the CBS News logo to watch the video.

Monday
3
5

Halcyon Incubator's MemoryWell Featured on CBS Weekend News

Halcyon Incubator's very own fellow, Jay Newton-Small of MemoryWell sits down with Alzheimer's patients to tell their stories.