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.

Local Universities Announce Vaccine Requirement for Fall Semester

April 19, 2021

Georgetown University will require both undergraduate and graduate students at the main campus, the medical center and the law school to be fully vaccinated.

D.C. Mondays: Dear Chinatown


Rising costs of living and commercial redevelopment overshadow Chinatown’s cultural assets. The consequence is that aging Chinatown residents are experiencing increased alienation from their neighborhood and younger generations across the Washington, D.C., […]

Cotson Textile Traces Student Colloquium

April 17, 2021

On April 17, we hope you will join us for our first Cotsen Textile Traces Student Colloquium, featuring university students in D.C., Los Angeles and Neuchâtel, Switzerland. In a series of […]

GW Museum & Textile Museum Contemporary Voices Program: Diedrick Brackens

February 20, 2021

This spring, we are teaming up with the Textile Society of America to bring you a series of virtual talks with artists who are breaking ground in textile art. The […]

GW Museum & Textile Museum Contemporary Voices: Guillermo Bert


Los Angeles-based multimedia artist Guillermo Bert was born in Santiago, Chile, in 1959. His bi-cultural experience provides him with a lived perspective from which his artistic expression is cultivated. Bert […]

GW Museum & Textile Museum Contemporary Voices: Ai Kijima


This spring, we are teaming up with the Textile Society of America to bring you a series of virtual talks with artists who are breaking ground in textile art. The […]

Kitty Kelley Book Club: ‘Henry Adams in Washington’

January 14, 2021

Though fact-filled, this biography by George Washington University professor of English Ormond Seavey does strangely little to reveal the private man behind the public persona.

Weekly Arts Round Up, December 31, 2020

December 31, 2020

Once January gets underway, you can take in online concerts, poetry readings and presentations on pandemic history, insect adaptations, interior design and Burman textiles.

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.