NoMa-Gallaudet U  

Concrete retaining wall along Metropolitan Branch Trail.
900 feet-long


D.C. Walls Festival 2022

DC Wall 2022

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For ten days (September 7 - 17, 2022), a curated group of artists gather in Washington, D.C., to adorn building walls, enliven streetscapes, and beautify the community during the D.C. Walls festival (formerly known as POW! WOW! DC). As part of the festival, a partnership between POW! WOW! DC, the NoMa BID, and WMATA's Art in Transit Program allows artists to create several murals side-by-side along the 900 feet-long retaining wall at Metro's Brentwood Rail Yard facility, north of the NoMa-Gallaudet University Metro station, along the Metropolitan Branch Trail (MBT). Artists selected to paint on the Metro wall for the 2022 edition are: Nicole Bourgea, CAM, E$, Grace, Nate Gski, Ricasso, Nate Mann, Shane and Grace, Spraying Bricks, Stevie Shao, Atticus Towles, Kelly Towles, Kelly Towles and Jason Bowers, and Luther Wright. Visitors can enjoy also murals realized at previous festival editions by Martin Swift (2017-2018), Wing Chow (2018), Danielle AT. Kelly (2019), and the artist team Holy Bones and Kelly Towles (2018).

This annual event is made possible with funding from the NoMa Business Improvement District (NoMa BID) and POW! WOW! DC.