Weekly Arts Round Up, January 7, 2021

January 7, 2021

Classes and courses — online for the most part — are being offered by the Washington School of Ballet, the Theatre Lab, the Art League and Hinckley Pottery. Also available: virtual visits to the Tudor Place garden, Asian temples and …

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. Annual events include the fall member sale at Politics and Prose, the Art League’s Ice Cream Bowl fundraiser, “Will on …

Mostly Virtual Arts Round Up, July 16, 2020

July 16, 2020

With a free timed-entry pass, you’ll be able to see “Degas at the Opéra” starting this Monday, when the National Gallery of Art reopens the ground floor of its West Building. Speaking of opera, musical adaptations of plays by the …

Mostly Virtual Arts Round Up, June 18, 2020

June 18, 2020

Some noteworthy arts events and a mammal surveillance opportunity — all but one online — are listed and linked below.

National Gallery of Art: Documentary Film

The National Gallery of Art’s summer film series continues online with the Washington-area premiere …

The Washington Ballet’s ‘Balanchine + Ashton’

February 18, 2020

“The twentieth century redrew the map of classical ballet,” writes Jennifer Homans in her comprehensive history, “Apollo’s Angels.” With roots in Renaissance Italy, ballet was formalized in 17th-century France — which accounts for its vocabulary — and went …