Philip Bermingham: The Power of Photography

May 17, 2021

Some of the people photographed by Philip Bermingham — Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip with George H. W. and Barbara Bush, for instance — are figures known the world over. […]

PERFORMING ARTS


CLASSICAL AND CHORAL MUSIC Streaming in Washington Performing Arts’ Home Delivery Plus series from June 4 to 10 will be a performance of Bach’s “The Art of Fugue” by German […]

DC Artswatch: NGA, NBM, NPG, Corcoran, ASC

May 13, 2021

Three D.C. museums add key people, GW names a new Corcoran School director and Ethan McSweeney leaves the American Shakespeare Center in Staunton, Virginia.

Weekly Arts Round Up, May 13, 2021


This weekend: a “makers market” at Dumbarton House and live jazz at Glover Park Grill. Starting May 21, you can visit Xiao Qi Ji, the National Zoo’s “Little Miracle,” in panda (so to speak).

Weekly Arts Round Up, May 6, 2021

May 6, 2021

As part of the Smithsonian’s phased re-emergence, the Renwick Gallery will reopen on May 14 with “Forces of Nature: Renwick Invitational 2020.”

Weekly Arts Round Up, April 29, 2021

April 29, 2021

Woolly Mammoth’s free virtual gala will take place on Monday and the National Air and Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center will reopen on Wednesday with timed-entry ticketing.

Weekly Arts Round Up, April 22, 2021

April 22, 2021

Sign up for the National Sporting Library & Museum’s online program on brook trout next Thursday and you may win a sample of dry flies.

Emancipation Day Events Will Focus on Freedom and Citizenship

April 15, 2021

The holiday celebrates the passage of the DC Compensated Emancipation Act of 1862, signed by President Lincoln on April 16.

Weekly Arts Round Up, April 15, 2021


Ford’s is presenting a radio play and GALA will reopen with a show about radio plays. This Saturday: a streamed performance by the Thalea String Quartet.

Alice Neel at the Met

April 13, 2021

Part chronological and part thematic, “Alice Neel: People Come First,” on view through Aug. 1, presents close to 100 works in Neel’s signature style.