Weekly Arts Round Up, January 21, 2021

January 21, 2021

For kids: a virtual field trip to the National Zoo’s Coral Lab and a “Books and Baseball” session with a coach from the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy. For adults: a natural dye demo and a dyed paper workshop. Click …

Kitty Kelley Book Club: ‘Henry Adams in Washington’

January 14, 2021

By Kitty Kelley

If an academic book is one that can be taught in college, then “Henry Adams in Washington: Linking the Personal and Public Lives of America’s Man of Letters” succeeds. In fact, this book, by Ormond …

Weekly Arts Round Up, January 14, 2021


Several upcoming events will pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in music and poetry. Though D.C. museums remain closed, the Phillips Collection will present an online wire workshop and the Smithsonian American Art Museum will host a virtual …

DC Artswatch: MLK Day, Inauguration, Notre-Dame, Presidents’ Day, Year of the Ox

January 12, 2021

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The 40th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade, held on the federal holiday that honors the slain civil rights leader, will go virtual this year, with details to follow. Also on Monday, Jan. …

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 …

Kitty Kelley Book Club: David Rubenstein’s ‘How to Lead’

January 4, 2021

By Kitty Kelley

The Irish were the first to master the art of television conversation with “The Late Late Show,” moderated by Gay Byrne in Dublin from 1962 to 1990 and still running today with various hosts. Then came the …

Weekly Arts Round Up, December 31, 2020

December 31, 2020

Once January gets underway, you can go online to connect with fellow anime fans and crafters and take in concerts, poetry readings and presentations on pandemic history, insect adaptations, interior design (during the virtual 2021 Washington Winter Show) and Burman …

Weekly Arts Round Up, December 24, 2020

December 24, 2020

The year is wrapping up with gifts of virtual music and dance performances. Outdoors, you can head north to view lights in Anne Arundel County or head west to count birds in Loudoun County. The headings below are linked to …

Weekly Arts Round Up, December 17, 2020

December 17, 2020

Art is on view and on sale at Washington Printmakers Gallery and Glen Echo Park. Streaming this weekend: virtual Christmas concerts by the Washington Chorus and the Cathedral Choral Society. To find out more, click on the headings below.

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Coming in 2021: Works by Women Photographers

December 11, 2020

With the re-closure of most museums in November, the Washington arts scene — along with everyone and everything else — has suffered another crippling blow at the hands of the pandemic. Any other year, the fall arts season would be …