Liberated Muse Arts Group
Liberated Muse Arts Group is a collective of performers, writers, singers, actors and visual artists who gather to transform spaces into art places.
In 2008, the digital community LiberatedMuse.com was born, founded by Khadijah Z. Ali-Coleman, connecting creatives from around the globe to discuss, collaborate and fellowship. Hundreds have connected through the online portal, beginning meaningful relationships leading to further creative collaborations and ongoing partnerships. The online portal lasted from 2008-2012.
Liberated Muse Productions (2008-2010) produced the annual Capital Hip Hop Soul Fest held in Washington DC’s Marvin Gaye Park for three years and after the dissolution of Liberated Muse Productions, Liberated Muse Arts Group became the new name of the umbrella of services in 2011, producing events and theatrical productions throughout the Washington DC metro area.
The Liberated Muse brand has produced and co-sponsored dozens of events since 2008, including:
A Creative’s Conversation Series (2012-present)
I’m Every Woman: A SWAN Day Event (2012)
In Her Words (2012, 2013)
A Celebration of Freedom: A Juneteenth Celebration (2011)
Running: AMOK (2010, 2011)
Soul Siesta (2011)
The Capital Hip Hop Soul Fest (2008-2010)
To Haiti, With Love (2010)
Celebration of Freedom Art Exhibit (2009)
Capital Rhythm & Soul (2009)
Liberated Muse @ The Artomatic (2009)
Liberated Muse: How I Freed My Soul Book Launch party (2009)
The aim of Liberated Muse Arts Group is to continuously challenge the notion of an “arts space” by programming in spaces that are not traditionally considered popular art spaces while continuing to use traditional spaces as a balance. We wholeheartedly support artist-owned and community-based venues that connects arts programming to populations that typically don’t have access to professional, high-quality artistry. Past locations for programming have included:
Marvin Gaye Park (Washington DC)
The Potter’s House (Washington DC)
The Bonifant Theater (Silver Spring, MD)
Martin Luther King Public Library (Washington DC)
Oxon Hill Public Library (Oxon Hill, MD)
Little Black Pearl (Chicago, IL)
The Artomatic (Washington, DC)
ArtSpring (Silver Spring, MD)
Capitol North Neighborhood Library (Washington, DC)
The United States Peace Corps headquarters (Washington, DC)
The Corner Store (Washington, DC)
Annie’s Art Gallery (Camp Springs, MD)
Germano’s (Baltimore, MD)
Our collective has been invited to events and venues, as well for artist-in-residence opportunities, festival appearances, and music concert spots.
We’ve been seen at festivals throughout the Mid-atlantic region, including:
Artscape (Baltimore, MD)
Figment DC (Washington DC)
The Baltimore Book Festival (Baltimore, MD)
The Arts and Humanities Festival at St. Elizabeth’s East (Washington DC)
Adams Morgan Day Festival (Washington DC) and more festivals...
For booking information, contact us at LiberatedMuseArts@gmail.com
The mission of Liberated Muse Arts is to engage inter-generational audiences through music performances and multi-disciplinary productions in ways that promote, encourage, and facilitate a forum for art exploration, education and community activism.
(No upcoming events.)
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