2022 Spring Arts Guide

March 9, 2022

The D.C. arts scene has awakened from its winter slumber. Enjoy performances, art exhibits and more this spring with this arts guide.   Performing Arts   “Catch Me If You Can” at […]

Hirshhorn To Present North American Premiere of “Toyin Ojih Odutola: A Countervailing Theory” at the Hirshhorn

November 19, 2021

Hirshhorn To Present North American Premiere of “Toyin Ojih Odutola: A Countervailing Theory” Opening Nov. 19, Presentation Marks the Artist’s First Major Museum Exhibition in the US This fall, the […]

Draw the Curtain Debut

September 18, 2021

The exterior of the Hirshhorn’s iconic cylindrical building will be the site of internationally renowned Swiss artist Nicolas Party’s newest artwork, debuting Sept. 18. “Draw the Curtain” (2021) will wrap […]

(At Home) On Art and the Improbable: Artist Talk With Diana Al-Hadid

May 12, 2021

Wednesday, May 12; 7 p.m. ET Free, registration required for Zoom. Live stream also available on YouTube and Facebook Live. Diana Al-Hadid will join Charlotte Burns to discuss her work for the U.S. Embassy in addition […]

(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 Eco-Trauma: Artist Talk With Teresita Fernández

April 21, 2021

Wednesday, April 21; 7 p.m. ET Free, registration required for Zoom. Live stream also available on YouTube and Facebook Live. Teresita Fernández will join Hirshhorn associate curator Marina Isgro to discuss how she brings together concepts, […]

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


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 […]

(At Home) Artist Talk With Danh Vō

April 14, 2021

Wednesday, April 14; 12 p.m. ET Free, registration required for Zoom. Live stream also available on YouTube and Facebook Live. Danh Vō will join Hirshhorn curator-at-large Gianni Jetzer to discuss the role that objects can play […]

(At Home) On Art and Representation: Artist Talk With Riva Lehrer

April 7, 2021

Wednesday, April 7; 7 p.m. ET Free, registration required for Zoom. Live stream also available on YouTube and Facebook Live. Riva Lehrer will join Hirshhorn assistant curator Sandy Guttman to explore the intersection of art and […]

(At Home) In and Around America: Artist Talk With Catherine Opie

March 31, 2021

Wednesday, March 31; 7 p.m. ET Free, registration required for Zoom. Live stream also available on YouTube and Facebook Live. On the heels of America’s most recent transfer of presidential power, Catherine Opie will join Hirshhorn […]