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D.C. Teens Produce Exhibit Focusing On Anacostia

The National Building Museum in Washington is exploring the neighborhood of Anacostia in a new exhibit produced by teenagers from the region.

During a four-week summer program at the museum, young people were equipped with digital cameras and sketchbooks to examine the history and culture of Anacostia. According to the Associated Press, they looked at the neighborhood's architecture and interviewed residents and people who work in the area with the goal of producing photographs, writings and artwork for an exhibit focusing on what makes the neighborhood unique.

Teens in the program worked with museum staff to decide how to tell the stories they found. Students also planned and built the exhibit themselves.

The exhibit, called "Investigating Where We Live," opens this weekend, and will be on view through May of next year.

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