When Noobtsaa Philip Vang (GRD ’16) moved to Washington, D.C., from Minnesota for his MBA program at Georgetown in 2014, he found himself craving his mother’s home-cooked meals. But as a Hmong-American, Vang had trouble finding anything resembling his family’s cuisine in the District’s restaurants.
Septime Webre, who on June 30 steps down as artistic director of the Washington Ballet, will join S&R Foundation as its artistic director, the arts foundation announced today.
Halcyon Introduces 12 DC-Based Artists Selected for Pilot Studios Program at Historic Fillmore School in Georgetown
S&R Foundation today announced the 12 DC Artists selected for the pilot Studios Program at The Fillmore School. S&R is a Washington, DC-based non-profit that supports gifted individuals in the arts, sciences and social entrepreneurship.
While recently expounding on how foundations can assist artists in rapidly gentrifying cities, we called attention to one obvious strategy, employed by the S&R Foundation in the Washington, D.C. region: buy a building and make it available to artists.
Recognizing the District’s need for studio space for artists, the S&R Foundation is offering local artists six months of free space in the Fillmore School in Georgetown.
In the tony Georgetown neighborhood, local artists have a unique opportunity to apply for half a year of studio space — rent free.