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October 2022

Alexandria Community Remembrance Project Pilgrimage

October 6 - October 10

The Alexandria Community Remembrance Project (ACRP) will be making a pilgrimage to the Equal Justice Initiative’s National Memorial for Peace and Justice and Legacy Museum, October 6-10, 2022. As a community, ACRP will deliver soil collected from locations that symbolically reflect the lives of Alexandria’s two known lynching victims – Joseph McCoy and Benjamin Thomas. This pilgrimage will also include visits to Montgomery and Selma civil rights sites, as well as evening programs.

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George Washington’s Places: Touring Alexandria and South Fairfax County

October 12

Using the new guidebook, A History Lover’s Guide to Alexandria and South Fairfax County, historian and writer Laura A. Macaluso will take participants on a tour of the places that preserve and remember the life and legacy of the general and president. Follow the tour from Old Town Alexandria, along the George Washington Parkway, to Mount Vernon and beyond. Starting in the Port City, visit Carlyle House, the scene from which Gen. Edward Braddock led an ill-fated campaign to Fort…

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Public Accountability through Public Art

October 26 @ 8:00 am - October 29 @ 5:00 pm
Maryland Institute College of Art Baltimore, + Google Map

The Maryland Institute College of Art is excited to act as the institutional host for the 78th annual meeting of SECAC in Baltimore, MD, from October 26-29, 2022. Based at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel and informed by the theme Watershed, the conference seeks to foster thoughtful analyses of the myriad intersections between art, art history, education, and social and environmental justice. To that end, more than 130 individual sessions will be supplemented by a keynote address by the artist,…

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November 2022

History Camp America 2022

November 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Presentation of my talk, "George Washington's Mount Vernon."

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March 2023

VCCA Writing Fellowship

March 20, 2023 - April 2, 2023
Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, 154 San Angelo Drive
Amherst, VA 24521 United States
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June 2023

The Museum of the Street: CETA murals, placemaking, and urban revitalization

June 28, 2023 - June 30, 2023
Czech Technical Unievrsity in Prague Prague, Czech Republic + Google Map

This project documents the impact of a mural-making program in the late 1970s, a time of social unrest, the degradation of American cities, and differing attempts by politicians and community groups to address severe inequities. A special program which channeled funds to cities began in 1976 -- the year of the American Bicentennial (the 200th founding of the nation-state) allowing localities such as mayoral and city council administrations to devote funds across social and cultural projects in an attempt to…

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