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Walls of Respect: Norman Parish and the Parish Art Gallery

June 6, 2022 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
City Tavern Club (3206 M St NW)

The City Tavern Preservation Foundation is serving as host of the premiere of Walls of Respect: Norman Parish and the Parish Art Gallery. Walls of Respect is a new documentary honoring the life and work of Norman Parish, Jr., whose Georgetown gallery showcased international African-American art when few galleries did the same. This film will explore Parish’s artistic legacy through interviews with past exhibitors, family, friends, collectors, and art professionals, and the impact of Parish’s work on artists and the District’s ethnic arts culture.

A special pre-screening reception with the filmmakers and honored guests will be held on Monday, June 6 at 6 PM, followed by the premiere of the film at 7 PM.
Tickets to the reception are $50 and available via Eventbrite at

Showings of the film only will be held Monday, June 6th at 7 PM, with an additional screening on Tuesday, June 7th at 7 PM. General Admission tickets are $10 and available for purchase on Eventbrite at

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