Press Release

“The Art of Political Change” invitational show curated by Roy Utley is about art and politics and runs from September 6-28 at the MOCA DC gallery in Georgetown. 

Opening Reception – Sept 14th from 6:00 to 10:00
Open mic political poetry night – Sept 20 from 6:00 to 10:00
Film screening night – Sept 21 from 6:00 to 10:00
Closing Party – Sept 27 from 6:00 to 10:00

The show features distinctive works of social commentary by a group of exciting Washington area artists. They come from all across the artistic landscape – painters, sculptors, poets, filmmakers and more.

The dozens of works on display by 25 artists will connect with the viewer on a personal level.

The show will also feature an open mic political poetry night hosted by “E-Baby” and a film screening night hosted by Lucy Gebre-Egziabher.

Participating Artists:
Lenny Campello
Alicia “Decoy” Cosnahan
Roger Cutler
Gregg Deal
Cheryl Edwards
Dana Ellyn
Ric Garcia
Lucy Gebre-Egziabher 
Jeannette Herrera
Regina Holliday
Kevin “Jazi” Irvin
Danny Jean-Jacques
Hanna Kebbede
Fareeha Khawaja
Peter Krško
Carolina Mayorga 
David R. Quammen 
Lisa Dee Schumaier
Matt Sesow
Eric “E-Baby” Smith
Henrik Sundqvist
Roy Utley

The show will open Sept 6th and run through Sept 28th. Hours of operation are Wednesday-Friday 1:00 to 6:00pm. 

Moca DC Gallery
Located within Canal Square
1054 31st St NW
Washington, DC 20007

Metro Station:
Foggy Bottom/GWU – Orange/Blue Lines
Exist Metro, turn left to Washington Circle, Go around to Pennsylvania Ave
Take #30, 31, 32 36 to M & 31st

DuPont Circle
Exit Metro on 19th St Side, go 1 ½ block away from Circle
Take Circulator to M & 31st St

M & 31st St – take 31st St toward water
Enter Canal Square Courtyard at 1054 31st St
Moca Gallery is in rear opposite Sea Catch Restaurant

MOCA DC Website:
Facebook Event page for the Show: facebook event page

Parking: Valet, Garage, Street
Wheelchair Accessible

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