anacostia art center

*(Washington, DC) — Anacostia Art Center will host the 2nd annual WEAR HOUSE event Saturday, September 9th, from noon till 5:00 p.m. on Good Hope Road at the Anacostia Art Center. This afternoon market will feature 15+ local fashion designers and retailers, Mimosa Bar, Brunch Bites from Art-Drenaline Cafe, and Kerim the DJ, curated by One Love Massive.

“Anacostia has always been a hub for artists and creatives. Over the past few years, it has become a hotbed for fashion, whether it be design, retail, or events. WEAR HOUSE is an event that gives space for our local fashion makers, leaders, and trendsetters to mix, mingle, shop, and sell! Events like this promote the impressive work of our resident retailers as well as the local fashion community in the DMV. ” explains Camille Kashaka, VP of ARCH Development.

Pop-Up Vendors include:
Art::Wear Necklaces by Cherie Lester, Bailiwick Clothing Company, Beaded Souls, Beemo Creations, Brian Americus, CHRiS CARDi House of Design, Daffina, Dara Oji Collections, Entity Ayeni, Fearless Threads, Handbags & Accessories, Kim Schalk RTW, Ruby Sampson and Skin Fix Cosmetics.

Also participating are Anacostia Art Center retailers: Nubian Hueman, The Den, Vintage and Charmed, and Better Backs Therapy.

• Anacostia Arts Center at 1231 Good Hope Road SE 1241 Good Hope Rd SE, Washington DC.
• Date: Saturday, September 9th
• Time: 12:00pm to 5:00 p.m.
• Admission: Free. First 100 RSVPs receive gift:

About Anacostia Arts Center and ARCH: |
Anacostia Arts Center is a project of the ARCH Development Corporation, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to creating a home for small businesses, artists, arts and cultural organizations to fulfill its commitment to the revitalization and sustainable economic development of Historic Anacostia. The 9,300 square ft. arts center opened in June of 2013 and includes a café, a black box theatre, a yoga studio, two boutiques, a physical therapy studio, an artist exchange and two art galleries.