Block by Block: Naming Washington

July 30, 2021

Wherever we may be, whenever we provide an address, and find our place on Washington, D.C.’s streets, we spell out and utter street numbers, state names, and in many cases, […]

Girlhood & Creating Icons: How We Remember Woman Suffrage at the National Museum of American History

June 24, 2021

Girlhood (It’s complicated)  Closes Jan. 2, 2023 Second Floor, West While the nursery rhyme tells us that girls are “made of sugar and spice and everything nice,” history demonstrates that […]

THE BEACH BOYS

August 25, 2019

America’s favorite surf rockers bring the “Good Vibrations” with their iconic summer soundtrack featuring songs like “Surfin’ USA,” “Fun, Fun, Fun” “Wouldn’t It Be Nice,” and more that reach across […]

SING-A-LONG: SOUND OF MUSIC

August 24, 2019

Celebrating over 50 years, the classic family film returns to the screen in Technicolor…with a twist! Sing-a-long with the movie using on-screen lyrics and become the star of the show. […]

BEN HARPER & THE INNOCENT CRIMINALS with TROMBONE SHORTY & ORLEANS AVENUE

August 22, 2019

Experience an evening of good vibes. Go cross-country with the socially-conscious blues, soul, reggae, and rock of California artist Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals and get transported to New […]

MARK KNOPFLER: DOWN THE ROAD WHEREVER TOUR

August 18, 2019

Heading back on the road after a multi-year hiatus, the former Dire Straits front man, known for hits like “What It Is,” “Sultans of Swing,” and “Romeo and Juliet,” takes […]

JAZZ at LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA with WYNTON MARSALIS

August 16, 2019

The “finest big band in the world today” (The Daily Telegraph) led by nine-time Grammy-winning jazz icon Wynton Marsalis returns to Wolf Trap! Join 15 of the finest soloists, ensemble […]

SHANGHAI SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA with LONG YU as CONDUCTOR and ALISA WEILERSTEIN on CELLO

August 14, 2019

“China’s most venerable orchestra” (The New York Times) makes its Wolf Trap debut in a program led by Music Director Long Yu and featuring cellist and MacArthur Fellow Alisa Weilerstein. […]

STRAY CATS – 40TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR

August 13, 2019

Marking their 40th anniversary, the original members of iconic rockabilly band Stray Cats—Brian Setzer, Lee Rocker, and Slim Jim Phantom—reunite for a brand new album and tour.

RINGO STARR & HIS ALL-STARR BAND featuring COLIN HAY, STEVE LUKATHER, GREGG ROLIE, HAMISH STUART, GREGG BISSONETTE, and WARREN HAM

August 10, 2019

Join legendary musician Sir Ringo Starr for an evening of iconic hits from the Beatles, his famous bandmates, and more! The All-Starr Band features vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Colin Hay (Men at Work), […]