2019 Festival

We can’t wait to see you at By The People 2019

By The People 2019 will take place across Washington, DC June 15-23, 2019. Use the filters below to explore artists, speakers, performers, satellite programming, and daily events. We're adding more events all the time, so keep checking back!

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Ada Pinkston
Ada Pinkston

June 15-16 from 10am-6pm, June 21 from 10am-6pm, June 22 from 10am-midnight, and June 23 from 10am-6pm

Smithsonian’s Arts + Industries Building

Alexis Gomez
Alexis Gomez

June 15- June 16, June 22- June 23 10am - 6pm

Smithsonian’s Arts + Industries Building

Althea Rao
Althea Rao

June 15-June 23, 10:00am - 6:00pm

Union Market

Art Fair Artist Talks
Art Fair Artist Talks

June 14 1:30- 5:30pm, June 15 12:30- 6:30pm, June 16 12:30-5:30pm

By The People x Monochrome Art Fair

Artist Talk: Ada Pinkston
Artist Talk: Ada Pinkston

Workshop: June 15 1:00pm Artist talk: June 23 3:30pm

Smithsonian’s Arts + Industries Building

Artist Talk: For Freedoms
Artist Talk: For Freedoms

Tuesday, June 18. Doors open 11:00am. Program begins 11:30am.

Halcyon

Artist Talk: Kahlil Joseph
Artist Talk: Kahlil Joseph

Monday, June 17, 7pm

Eaton DC

By The People x WeDC House
Charlie Maybee
Charlie Maybee

June 16th 12:30-1:00pm

Union Market

Culture House DC
Culture House DC

June 15-16, 22-23: 12pm-5pm

Culture House DC

Culture Shock DC
Emma G
Emma G

June 15, 4:00-4:45pm June 16, 2:00-2:45pm

River Barge - Georgetown Waterfront

Halim Flowers
Halim Flowers

June 16 3:00-3:45pm, June 21 4:00pm- 4:45pm , June 22 1:00pm- 1:45 pm

River Barge

João Pina
João Pina

June 15 - June 23, 10:00am-6:00pm

Eaton DC

Jonathan Rosen
Jonathan Rosen

June 15-16 from 10am-6pm, June 21 from 10am-6pm, June 22 from 10am-midnight, and June 23 from 10am-6pm

Smithsonian’s Arts + Industries Building

Kahlil Joseph
Kahlil Joseph

June 15-23 from 10am-6pm

Union Market

Kelli Rae Adams
Kelli Rae Adams

June 13 6-8pm June 15 & 16 1-6pm June 18-21 10am-6pm June 22 & 23 1-6pm

Corcoran School of the Arts & Design at GW

Kokayi
Kokayi

June 15-23 from 10am-6pm, June 20 6:30pm-7:30pm

Union Market

Konshens The MC
Konshens The MC

June 15 3pm-4pm, June 16 2:30-3:00pm

Union Market

Lee's Barbershop
Lee's Barbershop

June 15, 17-22, 8:00am-7:00pm June 16, 23, 8:00am-5:00pm

Lee's Barbershop

Marjan Moghaddam
Marjan Moghaddam

June 15- June 16, June 21- June 23, 10am- 6pm

Smithsonian’s Arts + Industries Building

Martha Jackson Jarvis
Martha Jackson Jarvis

June 15-16 from 10am-6pm, June 21 from 10am-6pm, June 22 from 10am-midnight, and June 23 from 10am-6pm

Smithsonian’s Arts + Industries Building

Naoko Wowsugi
Naoko Wowsugi

June 21 3pm-4pm, June 22, 8:10 pm-8:50 pm

Smithsonian’s Arts + Industries Building

Noah Scalin
Noah Scalin

June 15-June 23, 10:00am - 6:00pm

Union Market

Petworth Arts Collaborative
Petworth Arts Collaborative

June 23rd 11am-7pm

Photo Noir
Photo Noir

June 18-June 22, 12:00-7:00pm June 23, 12:00-4:00pm SUnday, 12pm-4pm

Nubian Hueman

Play, Protection, or Peril
Play, Protection, or Peril

June 15-16 12pm-6pm, June 17 - June 21 5pm - 7pm, June 22- June 23 12pm- 6pm

H Space

Rania Hassan
Rania Hassan

June 15-16 from 10am-6pm, June 21 from 10am-6pm, June 22 from 10am-midnight, and June 23 from 10am-6pm

Smithsonian’s Arts + Industries Building

Smithsonian's Arts + Industries Building
Smithsonian's Arts + Industries Building

June 15-16 from 10am-6pm, June 21 from 10am-6pm, June 22 from 10am-midnight, and June 23 from 10am-6pm

Smithsonian’s Arts + Industries Building

Stevie Famulari
Stevie Famulari

June 15-16 from 10am-6pm, June 21 from 10am-6pm, June 22 from 10am-midnight, and June 23 from 10am-6pm

Smithsonian’s Arts + Industries Building

The Phillips Collection
The Phillips Collection

Thursday, June 20, 10:00am -8:30pm

The Phillips Collection

Union Market
Union Market

June 15-23 from 10am-6pm

Union Market

Victor Ekpuk
Victor Ekpuk

June 15-16 from 10am-6pm, June 21 from 10am-6pm, June 22 from 10am-midnight, and June 23 from 10am-6pm

Smithsonian’s Arts + Industries Building

Washington Project for the Arts
Washington Project for the Arts

June 15 2pm-8pm , June 19- June 21 2pm- 7pm, June 22 2pm-8pm

Washington Project for the Arts

2019 Curator

We are thrilled to announce Jessica Stafford Davis will curate By The People 2019.

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