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.

Mostly Virtual Arts Round Up, July 9, 2020

July 9, 2020

Those venturing out can augment their reality on the National Mall or visit niche museums in Frederick and (starting July 17) Middleburg. And French cuisine would be apropos this weekend.

Christo, Conceiver of Grand But Fleeting Art

June 1, 2020

With his wife Jeanne-Claude, Christo, who died on May 31, carried out two dozen projects, from installing 23 miles of curtained “gates” in Central Park to wrapping in fabric the oldest bridge in Paris.

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 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).

Holiday Arts Preview: Visual Arts

November 20, 2019

Chiura Obata: American Modern Smithsonian American Art Museum Opens Nov. 27 Born in Okayama, Japan, Chiura Obata (1885–1975) immigrated to San Francisco in 1903. In 1942, when World War II […]

Beyond the Studio Workshop with The Barbershop Project

May 25, 2019

Hear from professionals who work in the arts, then sharpen your own creative skills with a hands-on activity related to the speaker’s expertise. Please register online at AmericanArt.si.edu/calendar ($10 materials […]

Summer Arts Preview: Visual Arts

May 16, 2019

Six D.C. art exhibitions worth a special trip this summer.

Beyond the Studio with Smithsonian Gardens

April 28, 2019

Hear from professionals who work in the arts, then sharpen your own creative skills with a hands-on activity related to the speaker’s expertise. Please register online at AmericanArt.si.edu/calendar ($10 materials […]

Beyond the Studio Workshop with National Cherry Blossom 2019 Official Artist Simon Bull

March 23, 2019

Hear from professionals who work in the arts, then sharpen your own creative skills with a hands-on activity related to the speaker’s expertise. Please register online at AmericanArt.si.edu/calendar ($10 materials […]