Evenings @ Dumbarton Oaks

February 22, 2018

Join us for our second Evenings @ Dumbarton Oaks, featuring pop-up concerts with Dumbarton Oaks Early-Career Musician in Residence, Celil Refik Kaya! Savor a glass or two of wine as […]

PUBLIC SYMPOSIUM Boundary Trouble: The Self-Taught Artist and American Avant-Gardes

February 1, 2018

Held in conjunction with Outliers and American Vanguard Art, illustrated lectures will explore subjects including religion, gender, and cross-disciplinary art practices. Speakers include Julie Ault, Gregg Bordowitz, Rita Gonzalez, Jessica […]

The Threat of Genocide Today

January 25, 2018

“A memorial unresponsive to the future would violate the memory of the past,” wrote Museum Founding Chairman Elie Wiesel. Since its creation 25 years ago, the Museum has sought to […]

Smithsonian Welcomes ‘The Walking Dead’ (photos)

October 12, 2017

On Oct. 10, the Smithsonian National Museum of American History acquired several truly gruesome objects from the post-apocalyptic television series.

‘Revival’ at National Museum of Women in the Arts

August 9, 2017

Recently, most contemporary art passing through this city has focused on our external experiences, the way we negotiate, perceive or fit into our environments. Yayoi Kusama’s monumentally popular “Infinity Rooms” […]