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A Celebration of DC School Pride Marks Sumner Museum’s 30th Anniversary


September 27, 2016

               A Celebration of DC School Pride Marks Sumner Museum’s 30th Anniversary

WASHINGTON, DC—The Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a commemorative art gallery Exhibition and Gala Event this fall. The signature events are being produced in collaboration with Washington Area Lawyers for the […]


Resource Night for Dance

Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts is proud to be a Program Partner for Resource Night for Dance.
Join Dance Metro DC  on Monday, October 3, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:30 pm, at the Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H Street Northeast, Lab II, Washington, DC, for an evening of regional networking and information sharing about existing services, resources, training and funding […]

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Call to Artists EXTENDED: “DCPS Pride: Reflections & Memory” Juried Exhibition

Submission Deadline Extended to Monday, October 3, 2016, 11:59pm EST

WALA is pleased to announce the Call to Artists for ‘’DCPS Pride: Reflections & Memory”, Sumner Museum is 30! Anniversary Commemorative Juried Visual Art Exhibition


Download Submission Forms Here

Open to all current DC Public School High School student artists and DC Public School Alumni artists, nationally and internationally. […]

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Fall Creative Entrepreneurship Series

Get your business head together!
The Fall Creative Entrepreneurship Series is coming your way!
Every Wednesday from 7:00 – 9:00 pm, beginning October 5th and running through November 9th, WALA will present it’s acclaimed Creative Entrepreneurship series at the Charles Sumner School Museum & Archives, 1201 17th St. NW, Washington, DC.  Participants can choose to attend as few or as many sessions […]

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Contracts, Negotiations and Collaborative Agreements for Performing Artists

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Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts & CulturalDC cordially invites the DMV performing arts community to a meet-up, panel discussion, and networking event.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
7:00pm – 9:00pm
CulturalDC’s Meade Theatre Lab @ Flashpoint
916 G Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

There will be a Q&A portion. Attendees are encouraged to come […]