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3rd Annual Discovering Me..Without You Essay Contest

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Esther Productions, Inc. is a Washington, DC-based national nonprofit organization. Founded in 2004, is dedicated to using a variety of vehicles—traditional and nontraditional—to develop communities throughout the United States and […]

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The Porcelain Flowers of Vladimir Kanevsky at Hillwood

Hillwood Museum 4155 Linnean Ave. NW, Washington

The Porcelain Flowers of Vladimir Kanevsky Through September 5, 2021 “There is everything in flowers—history, drama, structure, beauty, and fragrance,” contemporary artist Vladimir Kanevsky has said. Kanevsky’s remarkable porcelain sculptures […]

The Porcelain Flowers of Vladimir Kanevsky

Hillwood Museum 4155 Linnean Ave. NW, Washington

The Porcelain Flowers of Vladimir Kanevsky Opening April 6, 2021 “There is everything in flowers—history, drama, structure, beauty, and fragrance,” contemporary artist Vladimir Kanevsky has said. Kanevsky’s remarkable porcelain sculptures […]

Snowshoe Mountain Summer Plans

Snowshoe Mountain

NOWSHOE MOUNTAIN ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR SUMMER OPERATIONS SNOWSHOE, W. Va. – (April 19, 2021) – With winter officially in the rear-view, Snowshoe Mountain is preparing for the summer season in […]

Strathmore Live Shows at the Patio Stage

Strathmore

On Sale Now! General and Premium Tables available, Premium Tables are closer to the stage. Sun, May 30: Opening Night! (SOLD OUT) Wynton Marsalis & Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet Thu, […]

The Porcelain Flowers of Vladimir Kanevsky

Hillwood Museum 4155 Linnean Ave. NW, Washington

Through September 5, 2021 “There is everything in flowers—history, drama, structure, beauty, and fragrance,” contemporary artist Vladimir Kanevsky has said. Kanevsky’s remarkable porcelain sculptures spring to life throughout Hillwood’s mansion, […]

Roaring Twenties: The Life and Style of Marjorie Merriweather Post

Hillwood Museum 4155 Linnean Ave. NW, Washington

Opening June 12, 2021 Explore the Jazz Age through the lens of an icon. Hillwood founder Marjorie Merriweather Post was a prominent tastemaker during the era known as the Roaring […]

One Life: Will Rogers

National Portrait Gallery 8th and F Streets NW, Washington

Credit information: “Will Rogers at the mike of Radio KHJ in Hollywood” by an unidentified photographer, gelatin silver print, c. 1930. Will Rogers Memorial Museum, OHS, Claremore, OK. “One Life: Will […]

“Warranted to Give Satisfaction”: Daguerreotypes by Jeremiah Gurney

National Portrait Gallery 8th and F Streets NW, Washington

June 25, 2021–February 6, 2022 Credit information: “Two Girls” by Jeremiah Gurney, quarter-plate daguerreotype with applied color, c. 1852. Collection of Wm. B. Becker. In 1840, Jeremiah Gurney (1812–1895) abandoned his […]

Kristine Mays: Rich Soil

Hillwood Museum 4155 Linnean Ave. NW, Washington

Opening June 26, 2021 Contemporary American artist Kristine Mays’s life-size, three-dimensional dancing wire sculptures will emerge throughout Hillwood’s gardens for the second ever installation of art in the gardens. Mays […]

Kristine Mays: Rich Soil at the Hillwood Museum

Hillwood Museum 4155 Linnean Ave. NW, Washington

Kristine Mays: Rich Soil On view June 26, 2021 to January 9, 2022 Life-size wire sculptures transform the grounds of Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens for the second ever installation […]

Sunset Cinema at the Wharf

Transit Pier at the Wharf 970 Wharf St. SE, WASHINGTON

Schedule: 7/1 Apollo 13 Last year marked the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 13 voyage. Watch this epic moment in American history unfold as we head into Fourth of July weekend. […]

Fit Series: F45 Bootcamp or Color Burst Flow by Yoga6

Color Burst Park 6000 Merriweather Dr., Columbia

Fit Series: F45 Bootcamp When: July 13, July 27, August 10, August 24, September 7 6:45pm What: Heart-pumping classes with a live DJ! Free to all - RSVP in advance […]

National Museum of Women in the Arts Exhibitions

National Museum of Women in the Arts 1250 New York Avenue NW

Exhibitions Positive Fragmentation: From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation January 29–May 22, 2022 at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center Organized by […]

Block by Block: Naming Washington

National Portrait Gallery 8th and F Streets NW, Washington

Wherever we may be, whenever we provide an address, and find our place on Washington, D.C.’s streets, we spell out and utter street numbers, state names, and in many cases, […]

Words on the Street

When: August 5, August 19, September 9, September 23 What: An open mic event for all the creatives in our community.

“Upending 1620: Where Do We Begin?”

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

Opens Aug. 6; Closes July 2022 Second Floor, Center “Upending 1620: Where Do We Begin?” is a display that examines the early encounters between Wampanoag peoples and English colonists, and […]

Susan J Lapham Quilts – Playland Series

The McLean Textile Gallery 6819 Elm Street, McLean

The Playland series is a combination of eclectic architecture, complex machinery, and outlandish arrangements that push the limits of balance, proportion, and symmetry.  Named for Playland in Rye, NY, the […]

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Barre3 at Rosewood Hotel

Rosewood Hotel 1050 31st St. NW, Washington

Aug. 22nd, Sept. 12th and 26th Rosewood Washington D.C., the luxurious urban retreat situated in the heart of historic Georgetown, is pleased to announce the launch of a fitness partnership […]

The Dog Days of Summer with Foxtrot

Foxtrot 1267 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Georgetown

National Dog Day | August 26, 2021 August 26 is National Dog Day and Foxtrot has something for Rover and humans to enjoy. Join us out on Foxtrot's patios (in […]

National Portrait Gallery Presents “Hung Liu: Portraits of Promised Lands”

National Portrait Gallery 8th and F Streets NW, Washington

The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery has announced “Hung Liu: Portraits of Promised Lands,” the first retrospective of the artist’s portraiture and the first major presentation of her work on the […]

Hung Liu: Portraits of Promised Lands

National Portrait Gallery 8th and F Streets NW, Washington

  Aug. 27, 2021–May 30, 2022 Credit information: “Resident Alien” by Hung Liu, oil on canvas, 1988. Collection of the San Jose Museum of Art; gift of the Lipman Family Foundation. […]

Exhibitions at the AU Museum

AU Museum

Exhibitions open from Aug. 28 through Dec. 12: Successions: Traversing U.S. Colonialism is a solo exhibition by Amber Robles-Gordon, a conceptual juxtaposition celebrating abstraction as an art form. Robles-Gordon interrogates past and […]

Summers Farm Sunflower Festival

Summer Farms 5620 Butterfly Lane, Frederick

Come escape to Summers Farm for our 2nd Annual Sunflower Festival! Enjoy the beauty of our 8-acre sunflower field with thousands of sunflowers in bloom!  We planted over 35 different […]

Potomac Fiber Arts Gallery, Origins: Ancestors, Hometown

Potomac Fiber Arts Gallery

Alexandria, VA - Potomac Fiber Arts Gallery announces the opening of its juried show “Origins: Ancestors, Hometown,” which runs from August 31, 2021-October 3, 2021. Themed work will be eligible […]

Sept. 11th 20th Anniversary Programming at the National Museum of American History

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

SEPT. 11 20TH ANNIVERSARY PROGRAMMING The National Museum of American History will commemorate the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11 with three panel discussions centered on the theme of “Hidden Stories, Hidden Voices” to explore […]

Tribute to Andrew White (Early Show – Student Concert)

DC Jazz Festival

September 2 – 12:40PM – Howard University College of Fine Arts As the first black institution of higher learning to offer a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies, Howard University […]

DC JazzFest Presents: The Janelle Gill Quartet

DC Jazz Festival

September 2 – 12:30PM – DC JazzFest at The Kreeger Museum Originally the private home of David and Carmen Kreeger, The Kreeger Museum carries on their legacy and commitment to […]

Smithsonian American Art Museum September Events

Smithsonian American Art Museum

America InSight Online: Verbal Description Tours Thursday, September 2, 5:30 p.m. ET Join the Smithsonian American Art Museum online for a docent-led tour designed for participants who are blind or […]

Tribute to Andrew White (Evening Show):

DC Jazz Festival

September 2 – 7:30PM (Pre-concert dinner at 6:00 PM) – Westminster Presbyterian Church Westminster Presbyterian Church has been presenting jazz to a large, diverse audience for twenty years. Cultivation of […]

Summer Concerts: James Bazen Big Band

Glen Echo Park 7300 MacArthur Blvd Glen Echo, MD 20812 7300 MacArthur BLVD, Glen Echo

Enjoy an evening of live swing music with the James Bazen Big Band. The James Bazen Big Band plays a variety of big band jazz from the repertoire of Duke […]

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[jxjdc.org/powder-keg]Powder Keg (film)

Cafritz Hall 1529 16th St. NW, Washington

  Thursday, September 2, 7:30 PM | Cafritz Hall Dir. Ole Christian Madsen | 106 min | Narrative | Denmark | 2020 Danish with English Subtitles The harrowing journey of […]