Art All Night on the Great Lawn

Join Upper Georgia Avenue Main Street for their second annual Art All Night, with a film showing hosted at The Parks at Walter Reed. This FREE event brings live performance, music, dance, comedy, local vendors, and more to the Georgia Avenue corridor. Explore various activation locations all along Georgia Avenue from Missouri up to Eastern Avenue. Catch a documentary film at The Parks at Walter Reed, explore a mobile woodworking studio at Zenith Gallery, and shop local makers at Emory Methodist Church. There’s something for everyone at Art All Night!

At The Parks at Walter Reed location, enjoy two locally made documentaries on the Great Lawn on Friday, September 23, 2022 from 6-9:30pm. Learn about the history of some of the DC music scene with the Black Fire Records documentary and Punk the Capital. There will also be an interactive dance installation, produced by Pan Underground, from artist and engineer Kwabena Slaughter, in collaboration with internationally renowned tap dancer Baakari Wilder. Learn more here, and RSVP

Lineup:

Black Fire documentary: a film created by Black Fire Culture
Punk the Capital documentary: a film by James June Schneider, Paul Bishow, and Sam Lavine
Tap to the Top: an interactive dance installation by artist and engineer Kwabena Slaughter in collaboration with Baakari Wilder. Produced by Pan Underground.

Vendors:

HR Records – @hrrecords
Black Fire – @black_fire_records
Punk the Capital – @punkthecapital
J & J Taqueria – @jnjtaqueriadc

Location: The Great Lawn is located at the center of the campus. Enter from 16th Street NW, or enter from Georgia Avenue at Butternut Street NW, and follow Main Drive around to the grassy area.

How to Get There: Parking is limited on the site, so walking or biking is recommended. Bike parking is available on racks and signage throughout the site. Some small parking lots are available inside The Parks gate near the playground; and $10 parking will be available in Abrams Hall (west of the Hoff Memorial Fountain Circle: follow the signs).