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Upcoming Deadlines

Upcoming Deadlines

Ceremonial Fire Letter of Intent The Ceremonial Fire Letter of Intent is for any potential fire arts on the Mall. Whether a Temple, Effigy, Flow Arts, Propane Art, or other ceremonial practice involving the use of living flame, this application is for our community...

A Vision of Catharsis

A Vision of Catharsis

A guest post from Jessica Snow Catharsis has come a long way since its first year as a Vigil for Healing from the War on Drugs, with unquestionably the largest structure ever burnt on the National Mall, and only one sound stage to draw bodies closer through the...

What Catharsis Means To Madison

What Catharsis Means To Madison

Here's the impact your contribution can make. Madison experienced Catharsis and that experience impacted her life. Video has has closed captions Watch on YouTube Watch on Facebook You can help make more of this happen in 2020. Consider making a tax deductible...

Art Theme Contest Announcement

Art Theme Contest Announcement

Today, we’re launching a special contest to source the art that will represent this year’s theme for Catharsis on the Mall: A Vision of Haven. The winner’s art will be displayed on our website, in our emails, advertisements, signs, and all other official event...

Art Grant Applications Are Open

Art Grant Applications Are Open

Art Grant Applications for our 2020 Vigil for Healing are open! Apply Now We strongly recommend reading our Guide to Grants before applying. Download/Open the Guide We look forward to your applications, whether they're inspired by our mission to create accessible...

Support our 2020 Event Today

Support our 2020 Event Today

The first Catharsis on the Mall was the dream-child of members of the DC Burning Man community and Rick Doblin, founder and executive director of the Multidisciplinary Association of Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), our Fiscal Sponsor. Together, they envisioned a unique...

CATHARSIS BEYOND THE MALL PRESENTS THE DC PREMIERE OF CRACKED UP

CATHARSIS BEYOND THE MALL PRESENTS THE DC PREMIERE OF CRACKED UP

Another installation in our series creating accessible spaces related to healing WASHINGTON, DC—Cracked Up is a ticketed event presented by Catharsis on the Mall, an annual, free Vigil for Healing. It is the third in our series of Catharsis Beyond the Mall events, to...

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