Just received this notification about a great art show taking place the weekend before the convention.
MANIFEST HOPE: DC
Irvine Contemporary has been invited to manage the Manifest Hope: DCart exhibition produced by EMG (Evolutionary Media Group) and Shepard Fairey’s OBEYgroup during the inauguration week. Manifest Hope: DC is also sponsored by MoveOn.org and the SEIU.
Manifest Hope: DCwill celebrate the role that art and artists have played in the national grass-roots movement that carried Barack Obama to the presidency. Over 100 artists from across the nation and the DC region will participate. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Duke Ellington School In Washington, DC. (See the ManifestHope.com website for more information about events, artists, and art competition.)
A celebration for all regardless of partisan affiliation, Manifest Hope: DC will be a historic inaugural event to match this extraordinary moment in the history of our nation.
Location of Manifest Hope: DC: 3333 M St., NW, Washington, DC, in the historic Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, near the Key Bridge.