WASHINGTON, D.C. (WJZ) — An photography project featuring East Baltimore will be on display at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington D.C. through January 2022.
“Welcome Home: A Portrait of East Baltimore, 1975–1980″ is a part of a multi-year program of photography surveys in communities across the United States launched by the National Endowment for the Arts in 1976 to celebrate the bicentennial.READ MORE: 'The School Shouldn't Be Open Right Now': Parents React To COVID-19 Outbreak At Cherry Hill Elementary Middle School
The survey projects were commissions of new work by a new generation of photographers — many who later became prominent figures.READ MORE: Almost 9,000 Vaccinated Marylanders Get Additional Shots Since Approval of Pfizer Booster
Today, while many urban communities seem to be fighting a losing battle against physical, emotional, and spiritual decay, East Baltimore continues to grow and change, preserving its culture, integrity, and humanity,” project manager Linda Rich wrote.MORE NEWS: 'We're The Cure To This Situation': 9 Killed, 13 Wounded In Baltimore Over The Past Week
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