Weekly Arts Round Up, December 17, 2020

December 17, 2020

Art is on view and on sale at Washington Printmakers Gallery and Glen Echo Park. Streaming this weekend: virtual Christmas concerts.

Weekly Arts Round Up, November 19, 2020

November 19, 2020

Among the art exhibitions open for in-person visits is the first display of works by British artist Tacita Dean at Glenstone in Potomac, Maryland.

Weekly Arts Round Up, November 12, 2020

November 12, 2020

On Friday and Saturday, the Udvar-Hazy Center will celebrate the International Space Station. Also, galleries are about to close and reopen in the National Gallery’s West Building.

Weekly Arts Round Up, October 8, 2020

October 8, 2020

“Girlhood (It’s Complicated)” opens tomorrow at the National Museum of American History and tickets for the Phillips Collection’s reopening weekend go on sale on Monday.

Pandemic Forces Performing Arts Leaders to Rethink

September 15, 2020

The Georgetowner asked leading figures in D.C. theater to suggest silver linings of the pandemic, even as it has stolen the livelihood of countless arts workers and threatened the very future of many performing arts organizations.

Weekly Arts Round Up, September 10, 2020

September 10, 2020

Upcoming topics for online learning: Japanese textiles, Russian opera (and tea drinking), naturalist Alexander von Humboldt and painter Miki Hayakawa.

Mostly Virtual Arts Round Up, August 13, 2020

August 13, 2020

Starting a two-week run on Monday: Metropolitan Washington Restaurant “Week.” Also on Monday, works of art 12 and 24 feet tall go on view at the reopened Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden.

Cultural Distancing Marches On

May 28, 2020

As D.C.-area arts organizations firm up their summer and fall plans, here is a handful (screenful?) of current recommendations for cultural distancing.

Author and Agitator Larry Kramer Dies


After his removal from the board of Gay Men’s Health Crisis, Kramer went on to found the agitprop group ACT UP, AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power.

‘Celia and Fidel’ at Arena Stage

March 19, 2020

These are clearly two people who had an epic love story, set on an epically rich historical and political stage, but we only get fragments of their true characters.