Jill Biden’s Inaugural Attire Added to Smithsonian First Ladies Collection

January 26, 2023

A century-old tradition, the most popular The First Ladies Collection at the Smithsonian Museum of American History has a new addition. In a Jan. 25 ceremony, first lady, Dr. Jill […]

Museum of American History Unveils ‘Entertainment Nation’

January 19, 2023

Fantasy creations from  Hollywood —  R2-D2 and C-3PO costumes from “Return of the Jedi,” (1983) and Dorothy’s Ruby Slippers from “The Wizard of Oz” (1939) — are posed at the entrance […]

A Visit to a Splendid Land at the Museum of Asian Art

January 12, 2023

Sometimes referred to as “the Venice of the East,” Udaipur, the “City of Lakes” in Rajasthan India, has long been a tourist attraction.  British administrator James Tod dubbed the setting, “the […]

‘Spirit in the Dark’: Uplifting Journey at African American History Museum

December 15, 2022

“Spirit in the Dark: Religion in Black Music, Activism, and Popular Culture” at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture  (NMAAHC), through November 2023, is like walking […]

Excitement Builds for Just-Opened Rubell Museum DC 

November 9, 2022

Schools and museums are places to visit and learn, so it fits that the former Randall Junior High School in Southwest D.C., is the home of the new Rubell Museum DC. […]

Dynamic Play Brings Da Vinci’s Notebooks to Life 

October 13, 2022

“The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci” is a theatrical treasure chest of selections from more than 5,000 pages of the masterful Italian Renaissance artist’s 15th century notebooks with diagrams, drawings, personal notes […]

An Exhibit of Her Own: Whistler’s “Woman in White”

July 28, 2022

One of the treasures of The National Gallery of Art’s permanent collection, James McNeill Whistler’s “Symphony in White, No. 1: The White Girl” looms large in an exhibit of her […]

Capital Fringe Festival Comes to Georgetown Park   

July 13, 2022

Whoever says you can’t have it all, has yet to go to the Capital Fringe Festival. For the first time, the annual theater event highlighting local, new, and “fringe” playwrights […]