Weekly Arts Round Up, May 13, 2021

May 13, 2021

This weekend: a “makers market” at Dumbarton House and live jazz at Glover Park Grill. Starting May 21, you can visit Xiao Qi Ji, the National Zoo’s “Little Miracle,” in panda (so to speak).

COVID Update: No Masks Outside?

April 29, 2021

New guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests how American citizens should go about their daily lives during the ongoing pandemic.

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. 

DC Artswatch: FONZ, Smithsonian, Bible Museum, Hal Holbrook

February 11, 2021

Due to COVID-related financial pressures, Friends of the National Zoo and the zoo announced their separation after more than 60 years.

Weekly Arts Round Up, September 24, 2020

September 24, 2020

Joining the list of reopened Smithsonian museums tomorrow: the National Museum of American History and the National Museum of the American Indian.

Mostly Virtual Arts Round Up, July 23, 2020

July 23, 2020

The zoo gates are opening on Connecticut Avenue and the hangar doors are going up (so to speak) in Chantilly. But don’t put your screens away yet.

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.

Spotted in Georgetown: Big, Bad … Mountain Lion?

September 16, 2019

The cat was said to be too big for a domestic feline and its hair was too short. The Smithsonian National Zoo was contacted and said all of its animals were safe.

Earth Day Is the Earth’s Day, All Around Us

April 22, 2019

Especially in this April time, walk the neighborhoods, go to the zoo, sit on a park bench, march on the trails in the city parks and forests, where light mixes with dark.

Weekend Round Up March 14, 2019

March 14, 2019

Along with celebrating St. Patrick — and all things Irish — you can sketch orchids, tour Heurich House with the kids and wander the Travel & Adventure Show.