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Friday
6
21

BYT Interview: Martha Jackson Jarvis

Kaylee Dugan, Brightest Young Things

D.C.’s second annual By the People arts festival is here! The citywide arts celebration is filling all four quadrants in D.C. with a mixture of international, national and local art...

Read the full story here. 

Tuesday
6
18

Halcyon's By The People - DC's largest arts and dialogue festival - comes to Anacostia Park June 22-23

Nikki Peale, Congress Heights on the Rise

Throughout the weekend, a floating art installation titled “They Are Us, Us Is Them,” by For Freedoms co-founder Hank Willis Thomas will be docked in Anacostia Park...

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Tuesday
6
18

BYT Interview: Rania Hassan

Kaylee Dugan, Brightest Young Things

D.C.’s second annual By the People arts festival is here! The citywide arts celebration is filling all four quadrants in D.C. with a mixture of international, national and local art...

Read the full story here. 

Friday
6
14

By The People Festival at Union Market Featuring Kahlil Joseph's Video Installment BLKNWS

Shani Hernandez, The Brookland Bridge

We thought artsy readers would be interested in checking out the By The People arts festival which is free and will have events all across the city from June 15 – 23rd... 

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Friday
6
14

BYT Interview: Stevie Famulari

Kaylee Dugan, Brightest Young Things

D.C.’s second annual By the People arts festival is coming our way. The citywide arts celebration is filling all four quadrants in D.C. with a mixture of international, national and local art...

Read the full story here. 

Thursday
6
13

BYT Interview: Jonathan Rosen

Kaylee Dugan, Brightest Young Things

D.C.’s second annual By the People arts festival is coming our way. The citywide arts celebration is filling all four quadrants in D.C. with a mixture of international, national and local art...

Read the full story here.  

Thursday
6
13

BYT Interview: Victor Ekpuk

Kaylee Dugan, Brightest Young Things

D.C.’s second annual By the People arts festival is coming our way. The citywide arts celebration is filling all four quadrants in D.C. with a mixture of international, national and local art...

Read the full story here. 

Monday
6
10

An Art Barge, Virtual Reality Poetry, A Local Fair, And More To Expect At This Year’s By The People Festival

Eliza Berkon, DCist

"For the next two weeks, a onetime Jonathan Adler outpost is being repurposed as a gallery for the work of 51 local artists—including an angular fountain, a Rembrandt-esque portrait of father and son, and a rather meta painting of Homer Simpson eyeing a rendering of donuts."

Tuesday
6
4

By The People festival returns with floating art, museums ’til midnight

Rachel Nania, WTOP

"As the temperatures in D.C. continue to rise, so do the number of boats on the Potomac and Anacostia rivers. But this summer, one barge will stand out from the rest."

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Friday
5
31

View Art for Free at the By the People Festival, June 15-23

Brianna Persons, Our Community Now

When we think of the arts, we usually picture fancy black-tie galas and paintings with million-dollar price tags. And while that's definitely a thing, some of the coolest art events are also free. D.C.'s By the People is doing just that – making art accessible to the people!