"Artuare" and "Conversations in the contemporary" Open at Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum

Dec 09, 2011, 17:20 ET from Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum:


Media open house for the Community and Creativity exhibition featuring two installations: "Artuare" by Steven M. Cummings and "Conversations in the contemporary" by Creative Junkfood




Tuesday, Dec. 13


10:30 a.m. – noon



Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum


1901 Fort Place S.E.

Washington, D.C.




Sharon Reinckens, deputy director, Anacostia Community Museum


Steven M. Cummings, photo artist, Artuare (AHR-tu-ahre)

Candice Taylor, president, Creative Junkfood


Nabeeh Bilal, vice president, Creative Junkfood



Two installations, "Artuare" (AHR-tu-ahre) by Steven M. Cummings and "Conversations in the contemporary" by Creative Junkfood comprise the second Community and Creativity exhibition on view at the Anacostia Community Museum from Dec. 12 to April 29, 2012 (this exhibition was extended). Featuring a photographic essay about Cummings' development as an artist, Artuare also looks at his collaboration with sculptor BK Adams, who was featured in the first exhibition in the series. "Conversation" was created by the multimedia production firm, Creative Junkfood and features an examination of identity through art, animation and live footage. 

Curated by Portia James, this multipart exhibition is the second presentation in the museum's "Call & Response: Community and Creativity Initiative" exhibition series that has focuses on traditional and nontraditional expressions of creativity found in everyday communities.  


SOURCE Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum