Opera Singers Find Inspiration in Art

July 16, 2018

Fresh from lead roles in Wolf Trap Opera’s production of “Idomeneo,” Megan Samarin and Ian Koziara — two of this summer’s 20 Filene Artists — were preparing for a July 19 recital at the Phillips Collection.

Aboriginal Artists at the Phillips

June 20, 2018

Last month, in anticipation of a June 7 breakfast talk by the brilliant and mellifluous Gus Casely-Hayford, new director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, I wrote in […]

Weekend Round Up May 31, 2018

May 31, 2018

June’s about to bust out with festivals, including the Dupont Kalorama Museum Walk, Jazz ’n Families Fun Days at the Phillips Collection and DanceAfrica’s closing performances at Dance Place.

Markus Lüpertz at the Phillips, Hirshhorn

July 12, 2017

The Hirshhorn just opened a major exhibition of rock-star Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, the museum’s third in five years. It is a highly personal landscape of political dissent, a sly, […]