Sam Gilliam, D.C. Artist of Worldwide Acclaim 

June 30, 2022

Sam Gilliam, among the most important artists ever to commit to living and working in the nation’s capital — which he did for 60 years — died of kidney failure […]

Founder Shares Her Capital Fringe Philosophy 

June 21, 2022

When Julianne Brienza was 7, she visited Washington, D.C., with her family. Bored by the monuments, she was mesmerized by a puppet show at the National Zoo.   Some things never […]

Toni Morrison’s ‘Desdemona’ With a Nina Simone Score 

June 9, 2022

Under Artistic Director Timothy Nelson, In Series is marking its 40th anniversary year with “a season of resurgence, of defiant hope, of obstinate creativity, of radical love.”  Ambitiously and imaginatively […]

Addison, Ripley Host May 19 Collector’s View 

May 26, 2022

Georgetown gallery owners Christopher Addison and Sylvia Ripley welcomed supporters of Transformer, D.C.’s 20-year-old artist-centered nonprofit, to their Garfield Street home on May 19. The Thursday evening event was the […]

Smithsonian’s Anacostia Museum Director Headlines Cultural Breakfast 

May 23, 2022

A few months after Dr. Melanie A. Adams started as director of the Anacostia Community Museum, in August of 2019, the museum reopened following renovations — only to shut down, […]

Cultural Leadership Breakfast: Capital Fringe’s Julianne Brienza, June 16 

May 19, 2022

On Thursday, June 16, just five days before Capital Fringe Festival tickets go on sale, Founding Director Julianne Brienza will speak as part of The Georgetowner’s Cultural Leadership Breakfast Series, […]

Art Collectors Open Their Homes for Transformer 

May 9, 2022

The 2022 edition of Collector’s View — a series of receptions hosted by D.C. art collectors — began on May 5 at the Embassy Row townhouse of Carole Feld and […]

May 19 Cultural Leadership Breakfast: Melanie Adams, Anacostia Museum

April 28, 2022

Melanie A. Adams, director of the Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum since 2019, will speak at The Georgetowner’s next Cultural Leadership Breakfast, on Thursday, May 19. Admission to the event, from […]

Over Breakfast, Tim Nelson Talks In Series and Opera

April 25, 2022

How did In Series, D.C.’s 40-year-old presenter of small-scale, opera-related productions, get its name? From all the “in” words — intimate, independent, innovative, inexpensive — used to describe it, according […]

April 21 Cultural Leadership Breakfast Speaker: Timothy Nelson 

March 31, 2022

On Thursday, April 21, from 8 to 9:30 a.m., The Georgetowner’s Cultural Leadership Breakfast Series will welcome Timothy Nelson, artistic director of In Series, to talk about the innovative D.C.-based […]