DC Artswatch: NBM, Mosaic, Ken Cen, Studio Conservatory, Hirshhorn

December 10, 2020

The National Building Museum, housed in the mammoth 1887 Pension Building at 401 F St. NW, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this week with a number of free online programs.

Weekend Arts Round Up, December 10, 2020


Politics and Prose will host an online talk about the late, legendary Hoyas coach John Thompson’s new autobiography. Also book-related: Planet Word is calling all crossword lovers!

Holiday Happenings Around Town

December 3, 2020

Neighborhoods had to get a bit more creative this year due to the pandemic. Here are some festive options at the Wharf and the Yards, along with a virtual “Celtic Christmas.”

Weekly Arts Round Up, December 3, 2020


The Washington Ballet will present a virtual Nutcracker Tea Party on Sunday. On Tuesday, a Phillips Collection curator will chat with activist projectionist Robin Bell.

Weekly Arts Round Up, November 26, 2020

November 26, 2020

Holiday programs are soon to begin at Tudor Place and Dumbarton House. In the meantime, there is streaming aplenty — including a pressed-plant demo.

Weekly Arts Round Up, November 19, 2020

November 19, 2020

Among the art exhibitions open for in-person visits is the first display of works by British artist Tacita Dean at Glenstone in Potomac, Maryland.

Beautiful Things at the Phillips Collection

November 12, 2020

There is only so much you can see through a screen. Going to a museum right now and engaging with the depth and dimensionality of real-life art is a vital escape into beauty.

Weekly Arts Round Up, November 12, 2020


On Friday and Saturday, the Udvar-Hazy Center will celebrate the International Space Station. Also, galleries are about to close and reopen in the National Gallery’s West Building.

Kitty Kelley Book Club: ‘Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own’

November 11, 2020

This review of Alex Trebek’s memoir originally appeared in the Oct. 14, 2020, issue of The Georgetowner. It is republished here in tribute to Trebek, who passed away on Nov. 8.

Georgetown Village to Honor José Andrés, Martin Family, Dec. 3 


Throughout the virtual year-end celebration, there will be interviews with Georgetown Village founders, volunteers, supporters and guests, who will share their personal stories.