Weekly Arts Round Up, September 17, 2020

September 17, 2020

More Smithsonian museums reopen tomorrow. From the comfort of your couch, stream Japanese films, hear from Helen Hunt and view treasures from sunken cities of ancient Egypt.

Weekly Arts Round Up, September 10, 2020

September 10, 2020

Upcoming topics for online learning: Japanese textiles, Russian opera (and tea drinking), naturalist Alexander von Humboldt and painter Miki Hayakawa.

Dance Tribute to Marian Anderson

February 26, 2020

D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton was the guest of honor at the National Portrait Gallery as the Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company debuted “A Tribute to Marian Anderson” to […]

Downtowner DC February 26, 2020


PHASE 2 OF WHARF DEVELOPMENT UNDERWAY The second phase of the Wharf development in Southwest D.C. is proceeding, adding new residences, retail and amenities to the waterfront neighborhood. Opened in […]

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.

Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company Premiers ‘A Tribute to Marian Anderson’ (photos)

February 7, 2020

The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery’s choreographer in residence, Dana Tai Soon Burgess, premiered a new performance in response to the museum’s exhibition “One Life: Marian Anderson” on Feb. 3 and […]

Weekend Round Up December 19, 2019

December 19, 2019

The World Squash Cup finals will take place on Saturday and the official lighting of the National Menorah on Sunday (the first night of Hanukkah).

Walking the Red Carpet at the American Portrait Gala (photos)

November 18, 2019

Guests were treated to a private viewing of the honorees’ portraits, which will remain on view in the museum’s “Recent Acquisitions” exhibition through Aug. 30, 2020.

Portrait Gallery Competition on View

October 31, 2019

More than 2,600 entries from 14 states, D.C. and Puerto Rico were received for the Outwin Boochever competition. Artists were encouraged to submit works dealing with themes of socio-political relevance.

Weekend Round Up October 31, 2019


Halloween events will take place starting tonight at venues including Heurich House, the Graham, Decades, Congressional Cemetery, the French Embassy and the National Portrait Gallery.