The DC Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative Celebrates Arts on Foot Festival

Monday, September 20, 2010

(Washington, DC)- The DC Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative recently celebrated Arts on Foot Festival held on September 11th in the Penn Quarter neighborhood of downtown Washington, DC.  The Washington Examiner’s Arts on Foot is DC’s premier fall festival that showcases the upcoming performing and fine arts season. Components of the festival included a fine arts market, crafts, theater, dance, music, film, cuisine, and wine.

The day’s events included live performances at multiple stage locations.  Participating DC Collaborative Member organizations are as follows: Shakespeare Theatre Company, Ford’s Theater, Washington Performing Arts Society, CityDance Ensemble, Arena Stage, Washington Improv Theater, Young Playwrights’ Theater, Joy of Motion, Dance Place, and The Washington Ballet.

Sponsored by the Washington Examiner, the DC Collaborative’s booth was located in the Cultural Corridor section of the festival.  As part of the DC Collaborative’s Butterfly Initiative, festival- goers helped decorate a four-foot butterfly sculpture by affixing personal wishes to a ribbon lattice body.  Completed butterfly sculptures are now available for sponsorship. For more information please contact info@dccollaborative.org

“Arts on Foot served a wonderful showing of the vast cultural resources that Washington, DC has to offer. The DC Collaborative was honored to take part in the festival,” says Executive Director, Louise Kennelly.

About the DC Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative:.

More than forty members strong, the DC Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative (DC Collaborative) provides equitable access to quality arts and humanities education for all DC public and chartered public schools for the growth of the whole child. Working with its partners, since its founding in 1998, the DC Collaborative produces such exemplary programs as Arts for Every Student and the Arts Education Initiative.

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Mailing: 975 F Street, NW
Location: 923 F Street, NW, #303
Washington, DC 20004
P: 202.470.6467
info@dccollaborative.org

The DC Collaborative is a FY17 partner grant recipient of the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.

The DC Collaborative is proud to receive a grant for its Collective Impact work supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.