Mayor Bowser to Release First-Ever DC Cultural Plan to Invest in and Strengthen Local Art Communities

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

(Washington, DC) – On Thursday, April 4, at 6 pm, Mayor Muriel Bowser will release the District’s first-ever Cultural Plan. The Cultural Plan lays out a vision with specific policy and investment recommendations to strengthen the people, places, communities, and ideas that define Washington, DC and to support a diverse and inclusive art culture.

The event will feature a performance by GRAMMY-nominated artist Christylez Bacon and an interactive live-art installation by Delé Akerejah of The Dopamine Clinic.

Thursday, April 4, at 6 pm 

Mayor Muriel Bowser
Brian Kenner, Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development
Terrie Rouse-Rosario, Executive Director, Commission on the Arts and Humanities
Andrew Trueblood, Director, Office of Planning
Angie Gates, Director, Office of Cable Television, Film, Music, and Entertainment

Anacostia Playhouse
2020 Shannon Place, SE
*Closest Metro: Anacostia Station*
*Limited Parking available*

All reporters and other media interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected] . To view the event online, visit or tune in on Channel 16 (DCN).