Past Events

Location: The Hill Center, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20003
Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018

Location: Thurgood Marshall Center, 1816 12th St. NW, Washington, DC 20009
Date: May 23, 2018
Location: 2801 16th St. NW Washington, DC 20009
Date: November 16, 2016
Website: /fallfundraiser

Location: 555 12th St. 9Fl NW, Washington, DC 20004
Date: June 2, 2016
Website: /breaktheframe
Location: Pepco Edison Place Gallery | 702 8th St NW
Date: 5:30-8:30pm, Wednesday, May 20th

Please join us for NO FILTER, Critical Exposure's 10th annual exhibit of youth photography for social change. See and hear an unfiltered view of young people's experiences in D.C. schools and communities.

On Wednesday, May 20th from 5:30-8:30pm, we're hosting our annual celebration and reception with free food and drinks. RSVP to secure your spot and speed up the check-in process. 

The event is free. Suggested donation of $35 for those who are able.

Come help us celebrate our students' amazing work!

Location: Reagan National Airport | Gallery Walk Terminal A
Date: January-July 2015

Creating Across the City Image

Location: BloomBars | 3222 11th St NW
Date: through January 31, 2015

Critical Exposure is excited to partner with BloomBars, a community organization that supports social justice through a myriad of arts including poetry, dance, music and film.

This exhibit’s never-before-seen images from this fall’s Youth Internship and Fellowship programs showcase our students' introduction and experimentation with photography. This exhibit also features the work of students documenting the school-to-prison pipeline.

Exhibit Info for Bloombars

In honor of our 10th anniversary, this exhibit is part of Critical Exposures 10-for-10 series. Learn more about what we've got planned for our 10th year and how you can participate here: From Darkroom to Digital: 10 Years of Developing Youth Advocates

Location: Thurgood Marshall Center | 1816 12th St NW
Date: 1-4pm | Saturday, December 6th

See images from the event here.

Location: Former Residence of Spanish Ambassadors | 2801 16th St NW
Date: WORKSHOP: 5-6pm, November 11th | EXHIBIT: November 8-16th

Location: Next Step Public Charter School | 3047 15th Street NW
Date: 6:30pm | Thursday, October 9, 2014

Presented by Advocates for Justice and Education, Inc. (AJE) as part of the 2014 National Week of Action Against School Pushout: 

A Call to Action: Solutions Not Suspensions!

  • A documentary film screening of “Solutions Not Suspensions”
    • A presentation about  school pushout in DC and ways to push for reform led by AJE & Critical Exposure
    • The opportunity to take action at the event!

Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.

Free Chipotle and Subway (while it lasts!) will be provided to participants at the event.

LocationThe Next Step Public Charter School | 3047 15th Street NW, Washington DC 20009 | (Near Columbia Heights Metro Station)  

RSVP preferred but not required at  If you need a reasonable accommodation, interpreter, or would like to RSVP by phone, contact Stacey Eunnae at(202) 678-8060.