Free For The Public

The National Mall,
Washington DC, USA

Open To All Ages

Mission

Catharsis on the Mall exists to create accessible spaces for healing. We do this by expanding the bounds of expression, connection, and inclusion in public and civic places, through direct engagement in participatory art, political action, holistic modalities, and sacred practice that restores ourselves and our communities, fostering social change.

2020 Theme

 

A Vision

of

Haven

📢 Community Grants Open – APPLY NOW 📢

We present the 2020 Community Grants - an invitation for YOU to think beyond the traditional grant application process. To apply for an idea that might not fit within the “confines” of what is normal in the grant world. The thoughts that come to mind that you want to...

Catharsis on Mall: A Vigil for Healing, November 2020, “A Vision of Haven” November 7, 2020, 2-9 PM

There’s no doubt that the year 2020 has been one the most difficult and challenging years in modern history in America  — and in the world. Domestically, we have faced political strife, violence, racial and sexual injustice, deep disparity and inequity,...

Trunk 2021 Candidates

We are so thrilled to share with you the folx that have self-nominated so far. We have extended our self-nomination period until 3pm on Sunday, June 7. Raking will close three days later, at 3pm on June 9. Read more about what being on the Trunk means: In this blog...

Black Lives Matter

Dear Catharsis on the Mall Community, Catharsis leadership is writing to express our solidarity with protestors in response to the racial trauma that Black members of our community, cities, and country are experiencing because of ongoing, systemic, and institutional...

What it’s Like to be on the Catharsis Trunk

by Chuck “Tugboat” Moran, Catharsis Trunk March 2018 - Present Being on the Catharsis Trunk is many things at once: invigorating, challenging, inspiring, instructive, rewarding … I’ve got more gerunds if you want ‘em. Those aside, it’s still hard to pick one specific...

Help with Catharsis 2021

We hope you consider self-nominating for the upcoming Trunk selection process! Please submit your name by Noon on June 3, when we will close the nomination window. Following June 3, the current Trunk, Roots & Rings will...

A Temporal Haven Program

1 pm Catharsis on the Mall Opening Ceremony Sparking hope within your haven through lighting a candle together with the community to begin our CoTM: A Temporal Haven 12 hour event. This non-denominational ceremony is inclusive to all. Join us in our Facebook event 2...

A free online festival supporting COVID-19 Mutual Aid Efforts

Hey Catharsis fam! Tomorrow, April 19th, a collaboration of our partners and aligned healing organizations invites you to participate in this deep, all-day virtual festival experience. SACRED SOLIDARITY celebrates psychedelic healing and reciprocity in our connection...

📆 Catharsis 2020 New Dates Announcement 📆

Save the date Hey Catharsis family. Hope y'all are holding up okay. We just wanted to let you know to mark your calendar for the weekend of November 6 to 8. In all candor, this event is not going to look like what it would've looked like in May, as you can...

Connecting Sound | Ep 02

Ursalee, lauren earth goddess and Joshua jam on poetry, stories, and freestyle harp and words of connection…

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