Fall Arts Preview : Visual Arts  

September 14, 2022

Sargent and Spain   National Gallery of Art   Oct. 2, 2022 – Jan. 2, 2023    John Singer Sargent’s decades-long captivation with Spain yielded a remarkable body of work. Over seven extended […]

Omicron Surge Shutters 5 Smithsonian Museums

December 30, 2021

As the Omicron variant has spread alarmingly throughout the District, the Smithsonian Institution – suffering a shortage of support staff to serve the public  –  has announced temporary closures of […]

Winter Arts Preview

December 9, 2021

National Building Museum   The Wall/El Muro: What Is A Border Wall?   Through November 2022    This exhibition examines the U.S./Mexico border wall from the perspective of architecture and design. By focusing on the built environment, […]

Weekend Round Up: June 24-27

June 24, 2021

This weekend, we’re excited for the virtual Smithsonian Folklife Festival. An online poetry reading from one of DC Public Library’s own and the Hong Kong Film Festival at the National […]

Weekly Arts Round Up, April 8, 2021

April 8, 2021

Five works of light art will make their Georgetown debut tomorrow, when “Glow” opens to the public. Glen Echo Park’s Dentzel Carousel is 100, and the virtual celebration has begun.

Weekly Arts Round Up, March 25, 2021

March 25, 2021

Smithsonian Associates and the National Portrait Gallery will offer full-day programs online this Saturday to close out Women’s History Month.

Weekly Arts Round Up, February 4, 2021

February 4, 2021

Get into a February frame of mind with red works of art at Washington Printmakers Gallery and two streamed poetry programs.

DC Artswatch: MLK Day, Inauguration, Notre-Dame, Presidents’ Day, Year of the Ox

January 12, 2021

With the inauguration on the minds of many, the White House Historical Association will present two free online programs about past inaugurations on Jan. 19, the day before.

Weekly Arts Round Up, January 7, 2021

January 7, 2021

Classes are being offered by the Washington School of Ballet, Hinckley Pottery and others. Also available: virtual visits to the Tudor Place garden, Asian temples and Coney Island.

Weekly Arts Round Up, December 3, 2020

December 3, 2020

The Washington Ballet will present a virtual Nutcracker Tea Party on Sunday. On Tuesday, a Phillips Collection curator will chat with activist projectionist Robin Bell.