Carousel 100th Anniversary Final Celebration

September 26, 2021

Join us as we close out the carousel’s 100th anniversary season with a special celebration, including performances, family crafts, carousel rides, and more. The event will also include a Sponsor […]

Wolf Trap Celebrating 50th Anniversary  

September 16, 2021

  This summer marked 50 years for Wolf Trap, the country’s only national park for the performing arts. The venue is unique, sitting on 117 acres of Northern Virginia landscape in Vienna. […]

2021 Fall Arts Preview


In these challenging times, the arts feed our souls, whether we’re hearing a new song for the first time, watching a dramatic scene play out on stage, or gazing at a […]

Clarice Smith Virtual Lecture Series with Fred Wilson

September 15, 2021

Take a journey lead by the creative powerhouse, Fred Wilson, during this captivating virtual lecture. Listen as he traces his artistic career and process through many decades, mediums, and techniques. […]

The Keegan Theatre Presents Good People

September 11, 2021

Tony Award Nominated for Best Play. With wry humour and astonishing realism, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Lindsay-Abaire creates both a loving portrait of his hometown and a widely relatable tale […]

50th Annual Labor Day Art Show

September 4, 2021

The 50th Annual Labor Day Art Show at Glen Echo Park will be held in the historic Spanish Ballroom. The exhibition features the work of more than 200 artists from […]

SAAM Arcade 2021: Building Community, Embracing Individuality

August 8, 2021

SAAM Arcade is back and online this year! Join us for a day of virtual play and be the first to discover the latest independent games created during SAAM’s inaugural game […]

“Everything Old is New Again” at the Potomac Fiber Arts Gallery

June 29, 2021

Alexandria, VA – Potomac Fiber Arts Gallery announces the opening of its juried show “Everything Old is New Again,” showcasing creative recycling by our artists. The show opens on June […]

New Writings in American Art: Virtual Conversation with Mary Anne Goley

June 16, 2021

Join the Smithsonian American Art Museum for a virtual conversation featuring author and art historian Mary Anne Goley. Learn more about Goley’s most recent publication Democracy’s Medici: The Federal Reserve […]

Viewfinder Virtual Film Series: Chitra Ganesh on Dreaming and Refusal

June 3, 2021

Join the Smithsonian American Art Museum for a virtual film screening featuring the work of artistic duo Girl. Made up of the Brooklyn-based artists Chitra Ganesh and Simone Leigh, Girl […]