Weekly Arts Round Up, January 14, 2021

January 14, 2021

Several upcoming events will pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in music and poetry. Though D.C. museums remain closed, the Phillips Collection will present an online wire workshop and the Smithsonian American Art Museum will host a virtual …

Weekly Arts Round Up, December 31, 2020

December 31, 2020

Once January gets underway, you can go online to connect with fellow anime fans and crafters and take in concerts, poetry readings and presentations on pandemic history, insect adaptations, interior design (during the virtual 2021 Washington Winter Show) and Burman …

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. In Woolly Mammoth’s soon-to-stream play, a father and son cook together via Zoom. The headings …

Beautiful Things at the Phillips Collection

November 12, 2020

Any other year, this would have been a perfect fall arts season. 2020 has not been kind, but it gave Washington an undeniably gorgeous fall. It was the kind of weather made for walking through Georgetown on a Friday-night gallery …

Weekly Arts Round Up, October 29, 2020

October 29, 2020

On Halloween night, the Choral Arts Society and Dumbarton Oaks will stream music performances. Head to Martin’s Tavern on Tuesday for an election-night watch party. For details on these happenings and others, click on the headings below.

Woodrow Wilson House:

Weekly Arts Round Up, October 8, 2020

October 8, 2020

“Girlhood (It’s Complicated)” opens tomorrow at the National Museum of American History and tickets for the Phillips Collection’s reopening weekend go on sale on Monday, with face masks required and timed-entry and social distancing in effect. The headings below link …

Mostly Virtual Arts Round Up, July 23, 2020

July 23, 2020

You may now view aircraft and bison. As for attending concerts, talks and workshops, if we cannot resume, we can always re-Zoom. Click on the headings for details.

DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities: Public Art Installation

“Warming Waters,” …

Mostly Virtual Arts Round Up, June 25, 2020

June 25, 2020

The headings of the arts-and-culture activities listed below, three of which involve leaving the house, are linked to the websites of the sponsoring organizations.

DC History Center: Zoom Conversation

In this free online conversation on June 25 at 7:30 p.m., …

Spring Arts Preview: Performance

February 25, 2020


If you want to know what’s up at the Shakespeare Theatre Company under new Artistic Director Simon Godwin, you can get a fair idea with two current productions: “The Amen Corner,” a rousing gospel play by James Baldwin, directed …

Spring Arts Preview: Visual Arts

Degas at the Opéra

National Gallery of Art

March 1 to July 5

Edgar Degas (1834–1917) is the premier painter of dancers, a subject that dominated his art for nearly four decades. His renowned images of the Paris Opéra are …