Exhibition of Public Works of Rockne Krebs and Sam Gilliam at Washington Studio School

This summer, in partnership with the Washington Studio School, Day Eight will be producing a show of public art works — built and unbuilt — by Rockne Krebs and Sam Gilliam. Curated by Mollie Berger and with catalogue essay by John Anderson, the exhibit will show the process by which two exceptional DC artists created their public artworks.

Community or Chaos: A Poetry Reading and Open Mic Honoring the Memory of Martin Luther King, Jr

The Anacostia Coordinating Council is pleased to partner with Day Eight to offer a poetry event, featuring Regie Cabico and Anne Becker, to reflect on the memories of 1968. Saturday March 17 2:30 – 5:00 pm Location: The Rise Center, St. Eliabeth’s East In his 1967 book, Martin Luther King Jr. asked us to consider, […]

Announcing Schedule for DC Poet Project Spring 2018

Day Eight is thrilled to announce details for our spring 2018 DC Poet Project. The project includes a poetry readings series with connected open mic poetry competition. [Updated April 2018: click here to read a blog post announcing the finalists.] Reserve your tickets for the culminating event, May 5th, 2018 here. Each of four reading […]