News

Thursday
5
16

Summer Arts Preview

Gary Tischler, The Georgetowner

By The People, the international arts and civic dialogue festival organized by Georgetown-based nonprofit Halcyon, will return for two weeks in June. 

Read the full story here. 

Wednesday
5
15

Why Amazon’s HQ2 landlord just joined Halcyon’s board

Sara Gilgore, Washington Business Journal

JBG Smith Properties CEO Matt Kelly joining the 2-year-old nonprofit’s board of directors might sound like an odd match. But, he says, the marriage makes total sense.

Read the full article here. 

Tuesday
5
14

Where Traveler magazine shares the top summer festivals of 2019

Where Traveler magazine editor Anne Kim-Dannabale, shares the top summer festivals of 2019 in the DC region.

Watch the segment here. 

Friday
5
10

Cool Reasons to Check Out the By The People Festival This Summer

From June 15-23, experience a celebration of creativity and compassion through interactive art exhibits, discussions and performances.

Read the full story here. 

Monday
4
22

What to Do in Washington, D.C. This Spring

Corina Quinn, Conde Nast Traveler

With the balmy weather and D.C. area in bloom, it's time to get out and about and take advantage of what's happening on the scene.

Read the full story here. 

Thursday
3
28

Dream Jobs: Nina O'Neil, Monochrome Collective

Kaylee Dugan and Jeff Martin, Brightest Young Things

It’s a beautiful day in D.C. The sun is shining through the tall windows of Halcyon House, filing its many rooms with bright, invigorating light. It’s the sort of day that looks warmer than it actually is, which is why we’re inside, chatting about art and dresses with chickens on them and Star Trek, instead of lounging on the old mansion’s large lawn. 

Tuesday
2
26

To Future Women

Briony Downes, Art Guide Australia

Halcyon Arts Lab fellow Georgia Saxelby shares her story behind To Future Women with Art Guide Australia. "Directly inspired by her experience of the Women’s March on Washington and developed during a 2017 residency at the Halcyon Arts Lab, Saxelby’s most well-known piece is To Future Women, 2018, an interactive installation featuring handwritten letters from contemporary women to their counterparts in 2037."

Thursday
1
17

Halcyon CEO Kate Goodall describes her D.C. dream day

Sadie Dingfelder, The Washington Post

Kate Goodall believes D.C. is the perfect city for creative people working to make the world a better place. To give those folks a leg up, the English-born entrepreneur in 2017 co-founded Halcyon, an organization that provides residencies, mentorships and financial support for emerging artists and social entrepreneurs. 

Friday
1
11

Halcyon Incubator’s 9th Cohort Drives Social Impact With its Final Showcase

Erica Moody, DC INNO

With 10 days left to their residency, Halcyon Incubator’s latest class of entrepreneurs showcased their startups with a pitch event Thursday afternoon. Eight early-stage companies took the stage to present their ventures to investors, peers and partners.

Thursday
12
13

Virginia Shore Wages Peace With Art

Sarah Thornton, Cultured Magazine

“Virginia is the kind of curator who is always there for you,” says artist Jenny Holzer. “Once, I was waiting alone in line at the White House, feeling nervous, and there she was—calm, kind, much fresher than the gold brocade.” 

Read the full story here.