Social Scene: The Phillips Collection Annual Gala

May 30, 2024

The Phillips Collection’s Annual Gala “Looking Forward, Forward Looking” celebrated the museum’s commitment to the areas of community engagement, cultural diplomacy, education, and modern and contemporary art. This year’s theme […]

Artist at Work Speakers Series: Camille Brown

May 22, 2024

Join Sitar Arts Center on Wednesday, June 12 at 6:30 p.m. for a conversation with local art curator and rising star Camille Brown, our featured guest for the final installment […]

Must-Attend Spring 2024 Balls, Events and Galas

April 18, 2024

We are in prime spring events, balls and gala season. See below for all the must-attend events this week through June! APRIL Friday, April 19 Junior League of Washington’s Art […]

Spring Visual Arts Preview

February 14, 2024

Building Stories   National Building Museum    Opened Jan. 21    Curated by children’s book historian Leonard S. Marcus, a founding trustee of the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, and featuring […]

Spring Performing Arts  Preview


Duke Ellington 125   Born and raised in Washington, D.C., orchestra leader and composer Edward Kennedy Ellington was nicknamed “Duke” early on for his sense of style. These events celebrate the […]

Weekend Roundup, Jan. 4 – 7

January 4, 2024

Happy New Year! If you’re looking to get back into some weekend fun, we’ve got lots to do. Don’t miss the last weekends for Georgetown Glow, an exhibit from the […]

Fall Visual Arts Preview

September 13, 2023

Cushner   American University Museum   Through Dec. 10   One of six fall exhibitions at the American University Museum at the Katzen Center, “Cushner” displays 34 examples of current work — from […]

Fall Performing Arts Preview


DANCE   Partnering with Dupont Underground, The Washington Ballet will pop down for four pop-up performances (Sept. 28, 29 and 30). TWB’s main fall event, “Such Sweet Thunder: An Evening Inspired […]

DC Jazz Festival, Aug. 30 – Sept 3: Here’s The Lineup

August 28, 2023

In two days, one of the most anticipated events of the season in Washington begins its five-day run. The DC JazzFest is celebrating 19 years bringing the joy of music […]

ArtsWatch: Architect Selected for Bezos Learning Center; Phillips Collection Acquisitions

August 17, 2023

This month’s ArtsWatch includes a generous donation to the Smithsonian American Art Museum, an architect selected for the new Bezos Learning Center on the National Mall and an official reopening […]