No Kings Collective, the Washington, DC based arts collective and the District of Columbia Arts Center (DCAC), Washington, DC’s longest running art gallery, partner this fall to present The 25 Project, celebrating the center’s upcoming 25th year serving the emerging arts community in Washington, DC. On September 27th and 28th, the two arts advocacy groups will unveil their brand new collaboration, a curated multidisciplinary “flash” exhibition at 1805 7th Street, NW, featuring 25 current DC artists and DCAC alumni, one artist representing each active gallery year. In addition, in advance of the exhibition, No Kings Collective will launch an interactive digital campaign and fundraising effort, with www.the25project.com.
In January 2014, DCAC will officially celebrate its 25th anniversary. To mark this milestone, DCAC and No Kings Collective are collaborating for a fundraising exhibition and online campaign inspired by and supporting DCAC’s long history of fostering artists and the emerging arts community—artists helping artists. The project will boast a roster of 25 emerging to established artists, all featured together in one show, curated by No Kings Collective and DCAC. Participating artists to include: Katie Warren, Dana Dana Ellyn, Matt Sesow, Kelly Towles, James Kerns, Gregg Deal, Cory Orbendorfer, Aniekan Udofia, Trevor Young, Craig Kraft, Ellington Robinson, and many more. The 25 Project will ask 25 artists, 25 questions, all leading up to one exhibition. All interviews and artists can be found by visiting: http://the25project.com/.
Well known for their cutting edge art productions and pop-up projects like the annual Submerge Festival and the Water Street Project, No Kings Collective has become notorious for creating high energy, thoughtful art happenings, transforming vacant spaces into pop-up galleries throughout the region. The collective will unveil their newest art experience at The 25 Project Grand Opening Friday, September 27th, and, on Saturday, September 28th the space will be utilized to celebrate ART ALL NIGHT 2013, the citywide annual art-after-dark festival.
The 25 Project Grand Opening will be held Friday, September 27th from 9:00 p.m. to midnight, RSVP required. To RSVP visit: http://the25project.com/. The 25 Project X Art All Night will be held Saturday, September 28th from 7:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. The 25 Project is located at 1805 7th Street, NW.
The 25 Project Grand Opening, Friday, September 27th 9:00 p.m. to midnight
The 25 Project X Art All Night, Saturday, September 28th 7:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.