Community Impact

Delilah & Joe Pierce House Reservations Refunded Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

Washington, DC/Oak Bluffs, MA, March 24, 2020: As a family, we've made the choice to put people over money and refund all reservations to the Delilah & Joe Pierce House this summer (2020). The loss of our summer income will be felt. But the disruption of a small eco-system would be worse. Gov. Charlie Baker … Continue reading Delilah & Joe Pierce House Reservations Refunded Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

LION OF THE ANACOSTIA MUSEUM [Washington Post] 1989

Since moving to its new location in 1986, the museum has mounted exhibits encompassing both art and cultural history, such as "Inspiration: 1961-1989," which featured the work of such local African American artists as James Lesesne Wells, Delilah W. Pierce and the late Alma Thomas, and the current exhibit, "The Real McCoy: African American Invention … Continue reading LION OF THE ANACOSTIA MUSEUM [Washington Post] 1989

Delilah W. Pierce Featured In Department of State’s Art In The Embassies Program

  Transcript from Department of State Newsletter: Paintings by Black American Artists Are Going to Africa The Department's Art in the Embassies Program is sending a group of paintings by Black American artists to Africa. The collection will be exhibited in the US Embassy Residence of Ambassador Beverly Carter in Dar es Salaam Tanzania. It … Continue reading Delilah W. Pierce Featured In Department of State’s Art In The Embassies Program

Delilah W. Pierce Featured In CALLALOO

Delilah W. Pierce is recently featured in CALLALOO - DC and MD In The History Of American Art. CALLALOO is a journal of African Diaspora Arts and Letters, founded in 1976 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It is currently published by The Johns Hopkins University Press. The Editor is Charles Henry Rowell and features the most … Continue reading Delilah W. Pierce Featured In CALLALOO

Delilah W. Pierce Wrote: The Significance of Art Experiences In The Education Of The Negro

In Carter G. Woodson's The Negro History Bulletin, volume XV, number 6, published in March of 1952, Delilah W. Pierce wrote:   Education for "our way of life" in "our times"; education for "all the people" that our way of life might be maintained; this we hear and say ever so often and, as Americans, … Continue reading Delilah W. Pierce Wrote: The Significance of Art Experiences In The Education Of The Negro

Delilah W. Pierce In Washington Post: Corcoran To Be Given African American Art

Delilah W. Pierce is considered one of Washington, DC's "Six Washington Masters." From Jo Ann Lewis's 1996 article: Tibbs's collection has not gone unseen here. He organized several important exhibitions at the house-museum over the years, including "Surrealism and the Afro-American Artist." In 1983, "Six Washington Masters," featuring works by Richard Dempsey, Lois Jones, Delilah … Continue reading Delilah W. Pierce In Washington Post: Corcoran To Be Given African American Art

Delilah W. Pierce Natural Perspective

Press Release For Immediate Release College Park, MD August 20, 2015 - Beginning September 27, 2015 Delilah W. Pierce Natural Perspective opens at the University of Maryland University College Arts Program Gallery. The show runs to January 3, 2016. On November 8, 2015, from 3 pm to 5 pm, there will be a panel discussion … Continue reading Delilah W. Pierce Natural Perspective

Delilah W. Pierce Mentioned in Black Women of the Harlem Renaissance Era

Delilah W. Pierce is mentioned in Black Women of the Harlem Renaissance Era. In the chapter about close friend, Lois Mailou Jones, artist, it was said that it was her membership in The District of Columbia Art Association (DCAA) that, "provided long-standing bonds with such artists as Delilah W. Pierce, Peter L. Robinson Jr...and Alma Thomas." … Continue reading Delilah W. Pierce Mentioned in Black Women of the Harlem Renaissance Era

Delilah W. Pierce in Smithsonian Year: Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the Year Ended September 30

Delilah W. Pierce was very involved with the Smithsonian Institution throughout her life. In 1992 Delilah was published in: Delilah W. Pierce in Smithsonian Year: Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the Year Ended September 30.  The author was the Smithsonian Institution and was published by the Smithsonian Institution Press in 1992.  Related Information: … Continue reading Delilah W. Pierce in Smithsonian Year: Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the Year Ended September 30

Delilah W. Pierce & Joseph Pierce Attend National Council of Negro Women Puerto Rico Send Off Party On August 25, 1979

Delilah W. and Joseph Pierce were fierce advocates for social and economic empowerment in the United States and around the world. On August 25, 1979 they both attended a party at the home of local Washington, DC artist S. Bruce Brown. The party was to support the National Council of Negro Women’s efforts to help … Continue reading Delilah W. Pierce & Joseph Pierce Attend National Council of Negro Women Puerto Rico Send Off Party On August 25, 1979