Addison, Ripley Host May 19 Collector’s View 

May 26, 2022

Georgetown gallery owners Christopher Addison and Sylvia Ripley welcomed supporters of Transformer, D.C.’s 20-year-old artist-centered nonprofit, to their Garfield Street home on May 19. The Thursday evening event was the […]

Raven and the Evolution of Glass Artist Preston Singletary

May 7, 2022

Join us in person. Meet renowned Tlingit artist Preston Singletary, who will talk about his art and evolution as an artist, and his inspiration for the current exhibition “Raven and […]

Omicron Surge Shutters 5 Smithsonian Museums

December 30, 2021

As the Omicron variant has spread alarmingly throughout the District, the Smithsonian Institution – suffering a shortage of support staff to serve the public  –  has announced temporary closures of […]

The Smithsonian Celebrates 175 Years  

September 16, 2021

In 1846 — the year the Liberty Bell was cracked and James K. Polk was a president — a quintessential feature of our nation’s capital and of our young republic’s life […]

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. 

Black Lives Matter in the Arts

June 16, 2020

At this moment, art in America isn’t transcending anything. It is mired in the same oppressive systems that methodically obstruct and destroy African American lives.

DCArtswatch

February 12, 2020

ATLAS INTERSECTIONS FESTIVAL The 11th annual Intersections Festival, which “presents work that impacts our society, culture, and world,” will run from Feb. 19 to March 1 at the Atlas Performing […]

Craft2Wear Preview Party

October 11, 2019

This year’s Craft2Wear opening night and preview party featured not only unique and affordable fashions, both familiar and new, in a party setting, but also showcased the artistry of Kazakhstan. […]

Film Screening: SUMÉ – Mumisitsinerup Nipaa/SUMÉ: The Sound of a Revolution

August 26, 2019

Director: Inuk Silis Høegh (Inuit) (2014, documentary, 74 min., Greenland/Denmark/Norway) In Kalaallisut and Danish with English subtitles) From 1973 to 1976 the Greenlandic rock band Sumé released three albums and […]

Film Screening: Play Your Gender

August 19, 2019

Director: Stephanie Clattenburg (2016, documentary, 80 min., Canada) In 2012, Kinnie Starr (Mohawk) was approached to make a film about herself, but chose instead to make a film about the […]