Summer 2024 Arts Preview  

May 8, 2024

Summer is here! Enjoy the warm weather and outdoor performances at places like Wolf Trap and the National Mall. And don’t miss one-night-only events, like the world premiere of “Portraits” […]

Weekend Roundup, June 30 – July 4

June 29, 2023

Happy Independence Day weekend! We’ve got an extended weekend roundup with great activities in town for the next few days, as well as a few July 4 festivities thrown in. […]

Weekend Round Up, June 23-26

June 23, 2022

Now that summer is in full swing, there are lots of great events to attend. The long-anticipated Georgetown Sweets Tour is this Saturday. Don’t miss the opening of a new […]

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

June 14, 2022

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival returns to the National Mall this summer! Explore cultural traditions of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Smithsonian’s Earth Optimism initiative during almost two weeks […]

Smithsonian Folklife Festival


The Smithsonian Folklife Festival returns to the National Mall this summer! Explore cultural traditions of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Smithsonian’s Earth Optimism initiative during almost two weeks […]

Smithsonian Folklife Festival


The Smithsonian Folklife Festival returns to the National Mall this summer! Explore cultural traditions of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Smithsonian’s Earth Optimism initiative during almost two weeks […]

Smithsonian Folklife Festival


The Smithsonian Folklife Festival returns to the National Mall this summer! Explore cultural traditions of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Smithsonian’s Earth Optimism initiative during almost two weeks […]

Summer Arts Preview: Anticipation for Fun in the Sun and Under the Stars  

May 16, 2022

Summer 2022 is nearly upon us, after two uncertain pandemic years. We’re back to — dare we say it? — some sense of normalcy this year. So, bring out the […]

Weekend Round Up: June 24-27

June 24, 2021

This weekend, we’re excited for the virtual Smithsonian Folklife Festival. An online poetry reading from one of DC Public Library’s own and the Hong Kong Film Festival at the National […]

Beyond the Mall: Making Matters

June 17, 2021

A weekend digital program series featuring both seasoned master artisans and the everyday makers who find solace and connection in creativity.