Please join us for our First monthly meeting after our summer recess.  Help us develop our 2017-18 plans for our organization.  We need your input and assistance.

The next meeting of BADC will be Sunday, September 24th, 2017. The meeting will be held at the Lamond Riggs library, located at 5401 South Dakota Ave., NE, Washington DC 20011 (map). The time of the meeting is from 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM. The location can also be reached by Metro: Fort Totten Metro stop on the Red and Green/Yellow lines, a 2 block walk.

The meeting is on the second floor of the library and will start promptly at 1:30 PM. Additionally, members are encouraged to bring food that is prepackaged. For food safety reasons, we can only bring food that is prepackaged in a store. This includes prepackaged sandwiches, cookies, drinks etc.


NEW! (Posted 9/13/2017) BLACK ARTISTS OF TODAY: REIVENTING TOMORROW, Meet the Artists Reception September 20th, 2017, 5 unitl 8 pm, Sculpture Space, 1111 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC, exhibition September 12th, 2017 thru January 6th, 2018; VIEW MORE INFO

NEW! (Posted 9/18/2017) HYATTSVILLE FESTIVAL, Join one of our own at this event, TH Gomillion; September 25th, 2017 VIEW MORE INFO


NEW! (Posted 9/18/2017) RESIST, Zenith Gallery 1429 Iris Street NW, Washington, DC, Now thru September 30th, 2017, Various Bus Boy and Poet Locations, Now thru October 15th, 2017 Sculpture Space, 1111 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC; VIEW MORE INFO


NEW! (Posted 8/7/2017) ART OF ENGAGEMENT Featuring BADC’s own Esther Iverem, Exhibition august 4th thru August 24th, Touchstone Gallery; VIEW MORE INFO

Congratulations to our own Claudia Aziza Gibson-Hunter, First Place at the Hill Center

Closing Reception

NEW! (Posted 8/31/2017) Closing Reception for Hill Center Galleries Regional Juried Exhibition, where BADC’s own Claudia Aziza Gibson-Hunter won FIRST PLACE, September 19th, 2017 at the Hill Center Gallery; RECEPTION INFO.; VIEW MORE INFO

Congratulations to our own TH Gomillion on second place at the Penn Relays


Congratulations to our Leader, President of BADC Carol Dyson

She Graduates in May from Maryland Institute College of Art with her MFA.  Lets all wish her well


Congratulations to Brinille Ellis for her assignment to Tanzania

Brinille Ellis received a competitive Foreign Service promotion and the rank of a colonel in the military.  Ms Ellis has been assigned to a thee-year diplomatic assignment to serve as chief of the press and cultural affairs section at the U.S. Embassy in Tanzania starting in July.

Featuring Gloria Kirk

NEW! (Posted 5/12/2017) Variety Is The Spice of Life!, Meet the Artists Reception: Wednesday, May 17, 5:00-8:00 PM; VIEW MORE INFO