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Dates: November 14 – December 19, 2015

Location: 2124 8th Street NW Washington, D.C. 20001

Washington Project for the Arts celebrates its 40-year anniversary this weekend with the opening reception of “Washington Produced Artists,” and reveal of the brand new gallery space in the Atlantic Plumbing building, located near the U Street Corridor, in the heart of the cultural district.

The inaugural exhibition in the new space will serve as a proud recognition of local artists who created significant works in conjunction with WPA early in their careers and who have since built esteemed reputations.

Curated by Laura Roulet and featuring work by longtime D.C. metro-area resident artists William Christenberry, Jim Sanborn, Joyce J. Scott and Dan Steinhilber, “Washington Produced Artists,” showcases a mobile public art project created by Workingman Collective, a video installation by Michelle Lisa Herman, and an opening reception performance by Maida Withers Dance Construction Company.

The opening reception for the inaugural exhibition will be held this Saturday, November 14 from 6 – 9 p.m. with the exhibition running through December 19, 2015.

Washington Project For the Arts Inc. is supported by the City Fund, which works to make the District of Columbia a more healthy, stable and vibrant place to live for all of its residents. The City Fund is administered by The Community for the National Capital Region.

For more information on Washington Produced Artists and “Washington Produced Artists” please visit www.wpadc.org.