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Explore The Arts District - Adventure through Washington, DC’s vibrant arts and culture scene

Explore The Arts District

The best way to tap into one of the country’s most creative communities is to hear from the creators themselves.

From colorful street murals and awe-inspiring exhibitions to stage productions ranging from hometown favorites to Broadway hits, the nation’s capital is overflowing with artistic experiences. Starring a set of DC’s most daring creatives, The Arts District shines a light on the best ways to experience theater, music, mural arts, dance and museums in the city. 

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Musical Haunts with Rhome Anderson

Browse the record aisle with Rhome Anderson (aka DJ Stylus) as he wa...

Mural Arts with Aniekan Udofia

Tag along with mural artist Aniekan Udofia – famed for his alleyway ...

Dance with Julie Kent

The longest-serving dancer in the American Ballet Theatre, Julie Ken...

Theater with Psalmayene 24

Go behind the scenes of DC’s performing arts world with director, ac...

Museums with Nora Atkinson

Curator Nora Atkinson finds inspiration in museums throughout DC. Sh...

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