partners and sponsors


Blank Space Gallery

Blank Space SE welcomes all professional, experimental, visionary, original artists and organizations to use the space as their own temporary creative home, as it is meant to be the ideal rental venue for all forms of creative projects and outlets.

ARCH Development Corporation creates home for the creative economy, artists, arts and cultural organizations to fulfill our mission of revitalization and sustainable economic development in historic Anacostia.

The Hive Gallery

The Hive objective is to provide a high quality infrastructure with a variety of professional services. We want our members to grow their business. The Hive’s goes far beyond the services of a typical office space, our reach goes far beyond our front door.

Vivid Solutions

Vivid Solutions DC Print Lab is a state of the art digital print lab that is known for its one on one customer service. Vivid uses the highest technical performance from its Epson printers which utilize UltraChrome pigment inks combined with Epson fine art papers. It is the only lab in the U.S. to offer the Digigraphie printing process created by EPSON, France. Digigraphie is a unique, authentic printing technique which sets a standard for precise color management of prints and reproductive works.

Located at 2208 Martin Luther King Ave. Southeast, in the heart of downtown Anacostia, East of the Anacostia River in Washington, D.C, The Gallery at Vivid Solutions is a photography and digital exhibition space that is dedicated to showcasing and supporting established contemporary artists as well as aspiring local talents. Photographers associated with Vivid Solutions range in documentary, fine art & portraiture photography.

Eat Shop Live Anacostia
Eat Shop Live Anacostia (ESLA) is a neighborhood network and empowerment campaign designed specifically for the Anacostia neighborhood of Washington, DC. ESLA’s goal is to present Anacostia as the wonderful community it is with all the great dining, retail, and attractions it has to offer.

With more than 3,200 members, l’Alliance Française de Washington, DC, a non-profit, non governmental cultural and educational association, is headed by a Franco-American Board of Directors. It is a French village in the heart of Washington – a special place to learn French and discover Francophone cultures, to challenge and enrich our views of the world, to reach across differences, and celebrate our common humanity.

National Endowment for the Arts
The National Endowment for the Arts was established by Congress in 1965 as an independent agency of the federal government.

The American Poetry Museum is dedicated to celebrating poetry, promoting literacy, fostering meaningful dialogue, encouraging an appreciation for the diversity of the American experience, and educating local, national, and international audiences through the presentation, preservation and interpretation of American poetry.

Based in New York State’s Mid-Hudson Valley, WACBIZ presents professionally mastered music from all genres, including world-beat, contemporary, rock, pop, reggae and classical — with 40 albums from the Tchaikovsky Symphony of compositions ranging from Bach to Vivaldi, courtesy of Tigor Media.

DC Commision for the Arts and Humanities
The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities provides grants, professional opportunities, education enrichment, and other programs and services to individuals and nonprofit organizations in all communities within the District of Columbia.