Anacostia Community Museum

The Anacostia Community Museum, located in southeast Washington, DC, is dedicated to enhancing the understanding of contemporary urban experiences and strengthening community bonds by conserving the past, documenting the present, and serving as a catalyst for shaping the future. The museum has organized groundbreaking exhibitions over the years and promotes active citizen participation in the documentation and use of cultural and historic assets.


Open to the Public

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Collections Objects Digitized

Number of objects and specimens in Smithsonian holdings for which digital photos or other digital surrogates have been created. The Smithsonian has a massive digitization program underway, with goals of producing electronic records for all 138 million objects and specimens in our museum collections, plus digital images or other surrogates for a prioritized 12 percent of the total.

Private Funds Raised, Historical