Weekly Arts Round Up, December 24, 2020

December 24, 2020

The year is wrapping up with gifts of virtual music and dance performances. Outdoors, you can head north to view lights in Anne Arundel or head west to count birds in Loudoun.

Coming in 2021: Works by Women Photographers

December 11, 2020

“Mary Ellen Mark: Girlhood” is due to open at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in January, and “The New Woman Behind the Camera” at the National Gallery of Art in February.

Weekly Arts Round Up, November 12, 2020

November 12, 2020

On Friday and Saturday, the Udvar-Hazy Center will celebrate the International Space Station. Also, galleries are about to close and reopen in the National Gallery’s West Building.

DC Artswatch: GALA, NMAAHC, Stable, NGA

October 22, 2020

A theater welcomes an in-person audience, a history museum names a new director, the founders of a studio community step down and a major art exhibition is postponed. 

Weekly Arts Round Up, October 22, 2020


Opening soon: a new Addison/Ripley show and half the main floor of the National Gallery’s West Building. Next Thursday, go on a high-def encounter with the Barnes Foundation Matisses.

Museums: Still Closed, for the Most Part, But Not at Risk

August 13, 2020

NPR recently broadcast a story with the alarming headline: “One-Third Of U.S. Museums May Not Survive The Year, Survey Finds.”

Mostly Virtual Arts Round Up, July 16, 2020

July 16, 2020

The National Gallery of Art has reopened the ground floor of its West Building and the Athenaeum Gallery in Alexandria, Virginia, is presenting “Elzbieta Sikorska: Everything is Double.”

DC Artswatch: National Gallery & Blues Alley

July 15, 2020

D.C.-area cultural organizations aren’t rushing to reopen. Some, like Washington Performing Arts, are looking to make the most of the need for distancing.

Mostly Virtual Arts Round Up, June 18, 2020

June 18, 2020

In this week’s Round Up: The Washington Ballet Takes Center Stage Virtual Gala, a Wright Brothers-themed Zoom-around and a mammal surveillance opportunity.

DC Artswatch: Plans and Reopenings

June 17, 2020

D.C.-area cultural organizations aren’t rushing to reopen. Some, like Washington Performing Arts, are looking to make the most of the need for distancing.