District of Columbia Commission on the Arts and Humanities

10/14/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/15/2020 02:01

Bowser Administration Unveils New Mural Commemorating the Women’s Suffrage Movement

FOR PLANNING PURPOSES:
October 15, 2020

CONTACT:
Jeffery Scott (CAH) - (202) 724-5613; [email protected]

(WASHINGTON, DC) - On Thursday, October 15, 2020, at 11:00 a.m., the Mayor's Office on Women's Policy and Initiatives, the Commission on Arts and Humanities, and muralists Mia DuVall, Cita Sadeli and Candice Taylor will unveil a new mural commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment, and paying homage to the Women's Suffrage movement. Three separate murals together form a masterful work of art displayed in the historic and lively Anacostia. The images recognize women who have fought for women's equality in decades past and serves as a symbol of hope for future progress.

WHEN:
Thursday, October 15, 2020, at 11:00 a.m.

WHO:
Jennifer Porter, Director, Mayor's Office Women's Policy and Initiatives
Mia DuVall, Muralist
Cita 'Ms. Chelove' Sadeli, Muralist
Candice Taylor, Muralist

WHERE:
2027 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE, Washington, DC 20020
*Closest Metro Station: Anacostia