DC Artswatch: NGA, NBM, NPG, Corcoran, ASC

May 13, 2021

Three D.C. museums add key people, GW names a new Corcoran School director and Ethan McSweeney leaves the American Shakespeare Center in Staunton, Virginia.

More D.C. Institutions Reopening

April 26, 2021

On April 23, the Smithsonian Institution announced that it is planning to reopening seven museums and the National Zoo in May. 

Weekly Arts Round Up, April 15, 2021

April 15, 2021

Ford’s is presenting a radio play and GALA will reopen with a show about radio plays. This Saturday: a streamed performance by the Thalea String Quartet.

Weekly Arts Round Up, March 11, 2021

March 11, 2021

A wine class tonight, a mansion tour tomorrow, family activities on Saturday morning — all virtual. On St. Patrick’s Day in Gaithersburg, you can pick up a “spirit kit.”

Weekly Arts Round Up, February 18, 2021

February 18, 2021

On Friday afternoon, the Black Georgetown Community History Project will explore the family collection of sixth-generation Georgetowner Neville Waters online.

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.