NoMa’s Art in the Lobby: Fawna Xiao
Black Mountains, Fawna Xiao

Need hump day plans? Check out the fourth art opening at the Lobby Project, showcasing art from screenprinter Fawna Xiao for a night of great art, food, and people. Curated by the Washington Project for the Arts, the new exhibit will open onWednesday,  March 5 from 6-8 PM in the lobby of 1200 First Street, NE. Complimentary wine and light hors d’oeuvres courtesy of Roti Mediterranean Grill will be served. Click here to RSVP for this free event.

For more information about the activation of the lobby at 1200 First Street, NE please visit  All lobby project events are free and open to the public.

The Office of Planning’s (OP’s) Temporary Urbanism program transforms vacant spaces into active ones through arts, cultural, and other programming. As part of this program, OP is undertaking a ‘Third Place’ initiative that is intended to create a vibrant destination where people can socialize and work in what was previously an underutilized space. The initiative leverages OP’s previous temporary urbanism efforts as well as OP’s Creative DC Action Agenda and DC Vibrant Retail Toolkit, which together promote placemaking, entrepreneurship and vibrant destinations in emerging neighborhoods. The Lobby Project is made possible through a grant from the DC Office of Planning.


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