National Museum of Women in the Arts Opening Day: Sonya Clark: Tatter, Bristle, and Mend

March 3, 2021

Textile and social practice artist Sonya Clark (b. 1967) is renowned for her mixed-media works that address race and visibility, explore Blackness, and redress history. This exhibition—the first survey of […]

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.

Weekend Arts Round Up, December 10, 2020

December 10, 2020

Politics and Prose will host an online talk about the late, legendary Hoyas coach John Thompson’s new autobiography. Also book-related: Planet Word is calling all crossword lovers!

Visual Arts Preview: Social Distancing Edition

September 17, 2020

This will be a limited and bittersweet season for the arts, but after six months of pure bitterness, this writer will happily take what he can get. The fall arts […]

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 30, 2020

July 30, 2020

Those staying put this weekend can go on virtual tours of Prohibition-era U Street and Rock Creek Cemetery.

Spring Arts Preview: Visual Arts

February 25, 2020

Here are some of the D.C. art museum exhibitions that Georgetown visual arts writer Ari Post is most looking forward to this spring.

Weekend Round Up September 19, 2019

September 19, 2019

Senate Beer is in season on Saturday at the Heurich House Museum’s Oktoberfest. And on Sunday, things will get outlandishly appetizing on K Street at this year’s Taste of Georgetown.

Weekend Round Up June 27, 2019

June 27, 2019

Shoppers can loosen up for the District Warehouse Sale on Saturday with a little morning tai chi in Chinatown. This year’s Smithsonian Folklife Festival is Saturday and Sunday on the National Mall.

Spring Arts Preview: Visual Arts

March 7, 2019

Our writer on the visual arts highlights several of the most intriguing museum exhibitions on view this spring.