what we do

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Michael Dax Iacovone: The Numbers Behind. Flashpoint Gallery. Photo by Brandon Webster

CulturalDC sees the arts as a driving force in building sustainable communities. We provide a wide range of programs and services that support artists’ ability to live and work in the city and give audiences access to affordable and accessible cutting-edge visual and performing art from artists living and working today.

At our spaces Flashpoint and Source, we are creating the platforms that deliver art to thousands of residents across the region. Visual artists make headlines at Flashpoint Gallery and performing artists gain new followings at the Mead Theatre Lab at Flashpoint. During Source Festival, 300 members of the creative community join forces to create 3 weeks of new work, including 18 10-minute plays, three full-length plays and four Artistic Blind Dates. We also spearhead creative placemaking initiatives through art space development, public art and artist housing.

View a list of the artists and arts organizations that we have worked with.


10 Minute Play Jou Eat Vhat Jou Are. Source Theater. Photo by C. Stanley Photography