(At Home) On Art and Other Senses: Artist Talk With Anicka Yi

May 5, 2021

Wednesday, May 5; 7 p.m. ET Free, registration required for Zoom. Live stream also available on YouTube and Facebook Live. Anicka Yi will join Hirshhorn associate curator Anne Reeve for an important exploration into the artist’s […]

At Home) On Art and Everyday Life: Artist Talk With Rachel Harrison

April 21, 2021

Wednesday, April 21; 12 p.m. ET Free, registration required for Zoom. Live stream also available on YouTube and Facebook Live. Rachel Harrison will be joined in conversation by art history professor Darby English, author of the […]

D.C. Petal Procession Features Cherry Blossom-Themed Cars (photos)

April 12, 2021

On April 10, a mini parade of painted vehicles passed in front of the National Archives building on its way to visit all eight wards of Washington, D.C.

The Power of Art, Right Now

May 20, 2020

I have been dreading this column. I have been scared and slightly nauseated by the prospect of trying to write about art right now. I’ll forgo the tediously crafted litany […]

Hirshhorn Premieres Marcel Duchamp Documentary

December 27, 2019

A new documentary about revolutionary 20th-century painter, sculptor and conceptual artist Marcel Duchamp (1887–1968), “Marcel Duchamp: The Art of the Possible,” was premiered at the Hirshhorn Museum on Nov. 23.

New Shows at Georgetown Galleries

October 11, 2019

Art is my go-to antidote for whatever ails me. It never fails to take me out of the “overwhelm” into a calmer and more meditative state of mind. Call it […]

Free Community Day

July 29, 2019

NSLM offers free admission the last Sunday of each month. Join us to see highlights from our permanent collection and temporary exhibitions! Exhibitions on view include: NSLMology: Science of Sporting […]

Open Late Concert Series – Silver Tones Swing Band

July 26, 2019

Join us on the NSLM’s lawn as we celebrate the 5th anniversary of our Open Late Summer Concert Series! July 26th Open Late Concert features the Silver Tones Swing Band […]

Sunday Sketch with Alice Porter

July 7, 2019

Join us for a free sketching session in the Museum galleries led by Alice Porter! Artists of all ages are invited to sketch; all materials are provided. To register, please […]

Summer Art Workshop

July 5, 2019

Summer is cool at NSLM! Summer Art Workshops offer free art activities for kids aged 5 and up. Learn more color theory, shape, proportion, and more while having fun and […]