Arts & Society
D.C. Museum Conveys Communism’s Evils, Human Aspirations for Freedom
Artswatch: Arena Stage’s New Director, Atlantic Festival Returns, Latest on Folger
September 13, 2023•
Hana Sharif Follows Molly Smith at Arena Stage As successor to Molly Smith, who retired last summer after 25 years as Arena Stage artistic director, Arena’s board appointed Hana S. […]
ArtsWatch: New Directors at D.C. Arts Commission, Solas Nua; Cézanne Restorations
July 13, 2023•
Here are the latest arts moves in Washington, with news from The National Building Museum, D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Arena Stage and more. Phillips Collection to Restore […]
Artswatch: Smith to Leave Arena Stage, BTS at White House
June 13, 2022•
This month’s ArtsWatch features major news from Arena Stage, award winners, dance promotions, and K-pop group BTS. After 25 Years, Artistic Director Molly Smith to Exit Arena Stage Artistic Director […]
Women Cultural Leaders: Molly Smith, Artistic Director, Arena Stage
March 14, 2022•
Our spring arts preview featured 20 women cultural leaders in Washington, D.C. We wanted to amplify their voices in our online newsletters, spotlighting each of them individually. Our Monday March […]
Spring Arts Preview: D.C.’s Women Cultural Leaders Speak Out
March 7, 2022•
In honor of Women’s History Month and our special arts preview issue, we asked area arts leaders what it’s like working at the famed museums and theaters D.C. has to […]
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.
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.
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.
Arena Stage’s Season of Wilson
September 13, 2019•
Running from Sept. 13 to Oct. 26, “Jitney,” technically the first of the 10 plays in August Wilson’s monumental cycle, focuses on the lives and world of black cab drivers confronted with change and gentrification.