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Hang with Down to Earth Artists & Partners
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Hang with Down to Earth Artists & Partners

  Join us at the Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens to hang out and meet the Down to Earth Artists and Partners. Feel free to bring food or drink if you want to. It’s just a chill hang to gather in person and celebrate Earth Day and the work, connections, and discoveries created during Down to Earth....

[CANCELLED] Down to Earth: Fall Collective Artist Talk
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[CANCELLED] Down to Earth: Fall Collective Artist Talk

THIS ARTIST TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED! We encourage you to check out the GPS-aided audio tour that seeks to enhance the visitors’ experience of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens. It features insights into the social and environmental history of the neighborhoods that surround them. The history of the people east of the river in the areas that...

Down to Earth: Siobhan Rigg, Summer Season: Artist Talk
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Down to Earth: Siobhan Rigg, Summer Season: Artist Talk

  Join us for Siobhan Rigg’s Artist Talk and learn how she focused her residency on the current and future circulation of toxicity through the plant life, people, and governance structures that serve to monitor the Anacostia River area. Siobhan posed the questions: “What would it feel like to approach the tidal Anacostia as a...

Down to Earth: Nikki Hendricks, Spring Season: Artist Talk
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Down to Earth: Nikki Hendricks, Spring Season: Artist Talk

  Join us as Nikki Hendricks, a DC Native, discusses her 12-piece fashion collection during her 13-week residency. Nikki broke up the 12 looks into three social justice issues: Climate Change, African American Rights, and Native American Rights and created three fabric designs for each. Nikki used red rope in each look to symbolize white...

Down to Earth: Rik Freeman, Winter Season: Artist Talk
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Down to Earth: Rik Freeman, Winter Season: Artist Talk

  Join us for Rik Freeman’s artist talk and learn about his journey through his 13-week residency to create three large-scale oil paintings depicting how animals and plant life have used and cared for the land in Ward 7 ranging from 10,000 BC to the current day. The Honfleur Gallery will open at 11:00 AM,...

Down to Earth Community Panel Discussion
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Down to Earth Community Panel Discussion

In 2030 — just eight years from now — according to the independent watchdog organization Climate Central, communities throughout the District will experience extensive and consistent periods of flooding, including the Yards in Ward 6, Kingman Island, Kenilworth Park, and Aquatic Gardens in Ward 7, and the entire Anacostia River Trail from Anacostia Park to Bladensburg...