Cauleen Smith – In Space, In Time

April 17, 2024

Three-part film series. Free. Registration required. Since the early 1990s, Cauleen Smith has created over two dozen short films and videos that move between genres and media with remarkable fluidity […]

Weekend Roundup: Feb. 29 – March 3

February 28, 2024

March, as it always does, will come in like a lion with lots of things to do. Enjoy a kickoff to Women’s History Month at the National Gallery of Art, […]

Artswatch : Rubenstein Leaves KenCen; NGA’s Cornell Trove; Helen Hayes Nominations

February 14, 2024

Rubenstein to Conclude Kennedy Center Chairmanship   Chair of the Kennedy Center’s board of trustees since 2010, philanthropist David M. Rubenstein, co-founder of the Carlyle Group global investment firm, will step […]

Photojournalism Now: Students Respond

February 8, 2024

How has photojournalism changed over the last century? Join us in the exhibition Dorothea Lange: Seeing People for talks led by photojournalism students from the Corcoran School of the Arts […]

Weekend Roundup, Jan. 11 – 15

January 11, 2024

Happy weekend! Now that we’re well into 2024, there are lots of interesting things to do this weekend. Remember to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy over the weekend […]

Weekend Roundup, Jan. 4 – 7

January 4, 2024

Happy New Year! If you’re looking to get back into some weekend fun, we’ve got lots to do. Don’t miss the last weekends for Georgetown Glow, an exhibit from the […]

Shakespeare in the Library: Will’s World and Today’s Theatre

November 28, 2023

Join us in our Library for a discussion with special collections librarian Yuri Long and guests from the Shakespeare Everywhere festival. They put early modern literature into conversation with contemporary […]

Keynote Address: Joy Harjo and Jaune Quick-to-See Smith

November 21, 2023

Join us for a conversation with Joy Harjo, the 23rd United States Poet Laureate, Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, curator of The Land Carries Our Ancestors, about the exhibition theme of reverence, […]

Sky Hopinka: Wandering Translations, Poems, and Film

October 10, 2023

Join us for a conversation with Sky Hopinka (Ho-Chunk Nation/Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians), a New York based artist and poet, who teaches at Bard College. His film, video, photography, […]

Dorothea Lange: Seeing People

Join us for an introductory presentation on Dorothea Lange: Seeing People by exhibition curator Philip Brookman. Brookman is consulting curator in the National Gallery’s department of photographs, and former chief […]