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“6.13.89: The Cancelling of the Mapplethorpe Exhibition”

Corcoran School of the Arts and Design 1918 F Street, NW, Washington

6.13.89 will explore the highly politicized and publicized cancellation of the 1989 exhibition Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Moment. On June 13, 1989, the Corcoran Gallery of Art bowed to significant […]

Free

“A Time for Action: Washington Artists circa 1989”

Luther W. Brady Art Gallery 500 17th Street NW, Washington

This companion exhibition to the Corcoran exhibition 6.13.89 will exhibit paintings, drawings, and prints from the GW Collection by artists who registered their protest of the volatile cancellation of the […]

Free

“Best Laid Plans”

The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum 701 21st Street NW, Washington

This exhibition examines unrealized designs for the Washington Monument, Memorial Bridge, and other structures around the city, through historical prints and paintings from the collection.

$8

“Songs of the Civil War”

The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum 701 21st Street NW, Washington

This exhibition showcases historical sheet music that provided the soundtrack to a nation divided by war.

$8

“Fast Fashion / Slow Art”

Corcoran School of the Arts and Design 1918 F Street, NW, Washington

Fast Fashion / Slow Art comprises 11 films, videos and video installations by a diverse group of emerging and established contemporary artists and filmmakers that, collectively, encourage scrutiny of today’s […]

Free
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Magnificent Obessesions

national Museum of American History 1300 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC, Washington D.C.

The Smithsonian Libraries will be presenting the opening of the exhibition Magnificent Obsessions: Loving Books, Expanding Knowledge, on November 7th as a part of their 50th anniversary celebration at the […]

Free

NSLMOLOGY: Science of Sporting Art

National Sporting Library & Museum 102 The Plains Road, Middleburg

This Spring, NSLM melds art with science to create NSLMology, an exhibition for explorers of all ages! Visitors are invited to experience scientific principles within three centuries of paintings, sculptures, […]

$8 – $12

Deconstructed: The NSLM Sporting Screen

National Sporting Library & Museum 102 The Plains Road, Middleburg

Deconstructed: The NSLM Sporting Screen centers on a unique decorative object from the NSLM’s permanent collection. Recently conserved, the four-panel screen is comprised of paintings and prints showing 18th century […]

$8 – $12

Live! Concert Series on the Plaza

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington

Join us on July 29 to September 27 from noon to 1:00 PM for free lunchtime performances featuring the area’s most talented entertainers. Enjoy a variety of musical flavors, such […]

Free

Adult Dance Technique- Jane Franklin Dance

Theatre on the Run 3700 S Four Mile Run Drive, Arlington

Join us for an ongoing Saturday morning movement class for adults. Improve balance, range of motion, strength, coordination and interact with friendly people. Drop-in for a class or enroll for […]

$3 – $110