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District of Columbia Chapter Hosts Creative Conversation

The Washington, DC chapter of Gamma Xi Phi Professional Arts Fraternity hosted a Creative Conversation as part of the organization’s National Arts and Humanities Month observances.  The theme of the …

October 9, 2015

Gamma Xi Phi Members Celebrate Fifth Anniversary of Founding

On Wednesday, October 7, 2015, chapters of Gamma Xi Phi Professional Arts Fraternity participated in local celebrations commemorating the fifth anniversary of the founding of the organization.  Since that first …

October 7, 2015

Happy Fifth Anniversary, Gamma Xi Phi

  Rashid Darden, National President of Gamma Xi Phi In 2110, by the grace of God, someone will call my name as the 3rd National President of a century-old fraternity …

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Celebrating National Arts & Humanities Month

Every stroke of the brush, stitch of the needle, or moment of the memoir uniquely marks our society and contributes to our national character.  This month, we recognize the ways …

September 28, 2015

District of Columbia Chapter Supports Honorary Member and Step Afrika

On Saturday, September 26, 2015, after their regular chapter meeting, the members of Beta Chapter in Washington, DC, took a trip to see the culminating performance of the Step Afrika! …

September 20, 2015

Newark Chapter of Arts Fraternity Co-Hosts Showcase

The Newark, New Jersey Chapter of Gamma Xi Phi Professional Arts Fraternity, in conjunction with the People’s Open Mic, co-hosted an Open Mic Showcase on Wednesday, September 15, 2015, at …


Washington Artists Host Suicide Vigil

Beta Chapter of Gamma Xi Phi Professional Arts Fraternity held an Artists’ Vigil in honor of World Suicide Prevention Day on Thursday, September 10, 2015.  Brothers and Sisters in the …

August 18, 2015

A Celebration of Service and Fraternalism

On Saturday, August 15, 2015, Gamma Xi Phi Professional Arts Fraternity hosted A Celebration of Service and Fraternalism, a public program honoring National President Rashid Darden.  It was held at …


Salute to Business Sororities

In honor of National Black Business Month 2015, Gamma Xi Phi is proud to share with you six organizations who are not only leaders in the community, but our peers in …

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Black Craftsmen and Craftswomen of Etsy

Last week, National President Rashid Darden spoke on the importance of supporting local artisans.  Today, we will share ten craftsmen and craftswomen with Etsy stores in honor of National Black …

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August 3, 2015

Reflections on a Craftswoman

Brother Rashid Darden, novelist and National President of Gamma Xi Phi, reflects on the role of craftsmen and craftswomen on the occasion of National Black Business Month 2015.


Gamma Xi Phi’s New National Program

On Sunday, June 14, 2015, the National Board of Trustees of Gamma Xi Phi Professional Arts Fraternity approved a new National Program.  Below is a video overview of the new …

June 22, 2015

Why a Fraternity?

Brothers and Sisters, families and friends, visitors to this website:  I welcome you to the next era of service to the arts. As you see, the new theme of Gamma …

June 16, 2015

Chidi Asoluka Addresses Gathering of Artists

Chidi Asoluka, founder and director of the New Community Project at Germantown Academy, addressed the artists of Gamma Xi Phi Professional Arts Fraternity at their biennial convention last Saturday.  He …

June 15, 2015

Rashid Darden Elected to Lead Arts Fraternity

Philadelphia, PA, June 14, 2015— Gamma Xi Phi, the professional fraternity for artists, elected novelist Rashid Darden as National President at the fraternity’s biennial convention on June 13, 2015, in …