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National Museum of American History March Events

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

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg “Great Americans” Medal Posthumous Presentation March 30; 6:30 p.m. ET Virtual Event, Free with Registration:  https://smithsoniannmah.swoogo.com/RBG  The late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, recognized for her groundbreaking commitment to gender equity and human rights, will posthumously receive the National Museum […]

September at Hillwood

Hillwood Museum 4155 Linnean Ave. NW, Washington, DC, United States

On View Grace of Monaco: Princess in Dior Through January 8, 2023 Fashion and mementos from the legendary life of Princess Grace of Monaco are on view in North America […]

National Philharmonic October and November Full Concert Schedule

National Philharmonic

October and November 2022 Full Concert Schedule: Sunday, October 16, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at AMP by Strathmore A Very Silly VaudevilleLuke Frazier, conductor A Very Silly Vaudeville, an original […]

National Museum of Women in the Arts Fall Events

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

Women, Arts, and Social Change ProgramsThe Tea: Like WaterFriday, October 7, 12–1 p.m.OnlineBaltimore-based musician Like Water is featured in this monthly online series where women musicians perform original work via […]

Washington Performing Arts 2022-2023 Season Schedule

WASHINGTON PERFORMING ARTS 2022/23 SEASONCHRONOLOGICAL SCHEDULE Hazel Scott 101st Birthday Celebration DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM Virginia Johnson, artistic director FRI, OCT 7, 8 PM SAT, OCT 8, 2 PM & 8 […]

The Washington Ballet 2022-2023 Season

The Washington Ballet

Productions to include: NEXTsteps/NEW WORKS THE NUTCRACKER BALANCHINE! AURORA’S WEDDING + BALANCHINE THE SLEEPING BEAUTY Pre-season activities include The Washington Ballet’s first summer residency at the Chautauqua Institute and a […]

National Air & Space Museum’s “Nation of Speed”

National Air and Space Museum National Air and Space Museum, efferson Drive, Åland Islands

"Nation of Speed"National Air and Space MuseumOpens Oct. 14, 2022For more information: https://www.si.edu/exhibitions/nation-speed%3Aevent-exhib-6030The new gallery "Nation of Speed" explores the deep-rooted connection between people and machines through the history they made together. This […]

Imagination Stage: 6 Shows for 2022-2023

Imagination Stage 4908 Auburn Avenue, Bethesda, MD, United States

Imagination Stage Announces Six Shows for 2022-2023   BETHESDA, MD (June 14, 2022). Imagination Stage™, the metro DC region’s largest professional theatre for young audiences, announces its six shows for […]

The National Philharmonic 2022-2023 Season

Strathmore

Featuring: World-premiere works by Henry Dehlinger and Adolphus Hailstork Choral-orchestral masterpieces by Hector Berlioz, George Frideric Handel,Johann Sebastian Bach, and Carl Orff Symphonies by Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges,Louise Farrenc, […]

GAY MEN’S CHORUS OF WASHINGTON, DC ANNOUNCES ITS 2022-2023 SEASON 

Capital One Hall Tysons Corner, Virginia

CELEBRATING PHENOMENAL WOMEN  Judy  Whitney  Dolly  The Holiday Show – a tribute to female composers and arrangers Spring Affair – Annual Gala Youth Invasion - GenOUT (Washington DC): The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington DC’s (GMCW) […]

Just For Us

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

BY AND STARRING ALEX EDELMAN | DIRECTED BY ADAM BRACE JUST FOR US takes the audience through hilarious anecdotes from Alex Edelman’s life — his Olympian brother AJ, an unconventional holiday season, and a gorilla that can do sign language — but at its center is an astonishing and frighteningly relevant story. After a string of […]

$30 – $67

Christmas at Gaylord National Resort featuring ICE!

Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center 201 Waterfront Street, National Harbod, MD, United States

ICE! returns this holiday season at Gaylord National Resort. Explore scenes from a beloved classic Christmas film in the massive display carved from over 2 million pounds of ice by a team of 35 world-class ice artisans. Enjoy over a dozen holiday attractions designed for all ages including the NEW Cirque: Spirit of Christmas stage […]

‘ICE!’ IS BACK! GAYLORD NATIONAL RESORT’S BELOVED ARCTIC HOLIDAY TRADITION RETURNS AFTER TWO-YEAR HIATUS

Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center 201 Waterfront Street, National Harbod, MD, United States

 Gaylord National Resort invites guests to “freeze the day” this Christmas season as the hotel’s beloved longtime holiday tradition, ICE!, returns November 25 through December 31 after a two-year hiatus. Using more than 2 million pounds – or 1,000 tons – of ice, the amusing holiday classic, ‘A Christmas Story™’ will be brought to life in […]

GALA FILM FEST: Latin American Innovation

GALA Hispanic Theatre

November 30 – December 4, 2022 Washington, D.C. – GALA continues its 47th season with its 11th annual Film Festival celebrating innovation by Latin American filmmakers. The festival gives voice to emerging filmmakers whose work reflects on the human condition and socio-political issues. Join us for exclusive screenings, dynamic discussions with directors and actors, and […]

December at Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens

Hillwood Museum 4155 Linnean Ave. NW, Washington, DC, United States

December   On View   Grace of Monaco: Princess in DiorThrough January 8, 2023 Fashion and mementos from the legendary life of Princess Grace of Monaco are on view in North America for the first time at Hillwood, celebrating her dedicated relationship with haute couturier Christian Dior. The special exhibition Grace of Monaco: Princess in Dior explores […]

National Portrait Gallery Announces Public Programs (Dec-Feb)

National Portrait Gallery 8th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC, United States

Weekend Workshops Select Saturdays, Dec. 3, 10 & 17, Jan. 7, 14, 21 & 28, Feb. 4, 11 & 25 11:30 a.m.–noon Select Sundays, Dec. 4, 11 & 18, Jan. 8, 15, 22 & 29, Feb. 5, 12, 19 & 26 11:30 a.m.–3 p.m. Education Center, E151 Calling all artists! Get creative during our free […]

THE HOLIDAY SHOW

Lincoln Theatre

DECEMBER 3, 9, & 11, 2022 Lincoln Theatre Our popular holiday extravaganza returns with an all-new edition. Sparkly snow, dancers, over-the-top costumes, and more are in store from GMCW — all wrapped up in a glittery bow! Songs include: “Sleigh Ride,” “Underneath the Tree,” “Hard Candy Christmas,” “God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen,” and “The 12 […]

Holiday Tea & Tour

Tudor Place

Explore holiday traditions from 1880 with this special tea and tour.

$40 – $45

What’s New in Family Tree Maker – A Q&A discussion

online MD, United States

Join us for a live Q and A discussion to answer all your questions about Family Tree Maker, the latest version, updates, features and more. This is an interactive session. We will discuss all your Family Tree Maker questions. We will also talk about Family Tree Maker partner products - Charting Companion and Family Book […]

A Celtic Christmas

3133 Dumbarton Street NW, Washington DC 3133 Dumbarton Street NW, Washington, DC, United States

Winter sweetness and surprise are in the air as our holiday season officially gets underway with A Celtic Christmas, a happy homecoming of old friends bringing together the evocative sounds of the Celtic harp, lute, pipes, bodhran, flutes, and recorders. The Barnes and Hampton Celtic Consort has brought A Celtic Christmas to Dumbarton for 28 […]

National Presbyterian Church presents a free concert by the US Navy Sea Chanters

National Presbyterian Church 4101 Nebraska Ave. NW, Washington, DC, United States

On December 5, National Presbyterian Church is pleased to host the Sea Chanters, the United States Navy’s official chorus. All are invited to this free concert! For more information, please visit https://nationalpres.org/event/seachanters/. Can’t attend in person? Please join us on our Watch page to view this event online. The ensemble will perform a variety of […]

Free

Candlelight Tour

Tudor Place

Discover how those who lived and worked at Tudor Place celebrated Christmas in 1880 through this special evening program.

$15 – $25

Mark G. Meadows

3133 Dumbarton Street NW, Washington DC 3133 Dumbarton Street NW, Washington, DC, United States

Mark G. Meadows is a man on a mission. The acclaimed jazz composer, pianist, music director, vocalist, jazz instructor, and actor creates a unifying sound that breaks through social barriers. There’s something for everyone in his music, which harmonizes pop, gospel, R&B, hip hop, funk, and jazz. His lyrics are suffused with meaning, and his […]

Wreath Workshop: Historic Greenery

Tudor Place

Celebrate the holidays with your own wreath. Craft a beautiful, historic decoration with your own festive mix of fresh-cut greens from heirloom plants like holly, pine, cedar, magnolia and cypress. No experience required. Workshop registration includes instruction and all materials needed for one wreath per participant. Note: Capacity is limited and pre-registration is required.

$45 – $55

Wreath Workshop: Historic Greenery

Tudor Place

Celebrate the holidays with your own wreath. Craft a beautiful, historic decoration with your own festive mix of fresh-cut greens from heirloom plants like holly, pine, cedar, magnolia and cypress. No experience required. Workshop registration includes instruction and all materials needed for one wreath per participant. Note: Capacity is limited and pre-registration is required.

$45 – $55

Christmas Legend – Modern Nutcracker Ballet

Source Theater 1835 14th Street NW, WASHINGTON, DC, United States

Once upon a time - more then magic was about to happen the night before Christmas. This show presents themes of human compassion, love, and friendships while spinning a well-known holiday tale and putting out fun, cool vibes. Moving past outdated scenes from the original Nutcracker, the Aru Dell'Arte is excited to present diversity of […]

$33

More Than I Should

Theatre on the Run 3700 S Four Mile Run Drive, Arlington, VA, United States

Premier and recent works by five choreographers Jane Franklin Dance returns to Theatre on the Run with More Than I Should exploring themes of vulnerability, balance and control, progression, self-awareness and passion. Jane Franklin’s Stratum contrasts the desire to not-be-seen with the opposite urge to become larger than life. Spanish guitar by Manuel Granada, “Romance […]

$21

Helicon: Winter Solstice

3133 Dumbarton Street NW, Washington DC 3133 Dumbarton Street NW, Washington, DC, United States

A feast of Celtic dance rhythms in a sensually captivating fusion of seasonal Irish, Scottish, French Canadian, Appalachian, Bluegrass and other world music in a hypnotic, unforgettable mix. Mount Helicon, the Greek poet Hesiod tells us, was the holy site of sacred springs and the home of the Muses, daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne. They […]

Season of Hope

DAR Constitution Hall 1776 D St NW, Washington, DC, United States

Celebrate the Holidays with The United States Air Force Band The United States Air Force Band is excited to return to DAR Constitution Hall to present “Season of Hope,” on December 10th (3 p.m. and 7 p.m.) and December 11th (3 p.m.). They will be joined by the Children of the Gospel Choir as guest […]

Free

DC’s Different Drummers Holiday Concert

Church of the Reformation 212 E Capitol St NE, Washington, DC, United States

Join DC’s Different Drummers in their first concert of the new season. Wear your holiday sweaters and enjoy some holiday music with performances from the Jazz Band, Symphonic Band and some small ensembles. Tickets are required but are FREE!! If you want to add on a donation to Food & Friends you can do that […]

Free

A Celtic Christmas

3133 Dumbarton Street NW, Washington DC 3133 Dumbarton Street NW, Washington, DC, United States

Winter sweetness and surprise are in the air as our holiday season officially gets underway with A Celtic Christmas, a happy homecoming of old friends bringing together the evocative sounds of the Celtic harp, lute, pipes, bodhran, flutes, and recorders. The Barnes and Hampton Celtic Consort has brought A Celtic Christmas to Dumbarton for 28 […]

Tudor Tots: What Winter Holidays Do You Celebrate?

Tudor Place

The winter season is filled with so many different holidays; come learn how different people celebrate during this time of year. Young learners aged 18 months to 4 years and their caregivers will explore the traditions of Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanza. Play games that are associated with the different celebrations, enjoy a group story about […]

$5

An Irish Carol

The Keegan Theatre 1742 Church Street, NW, Washington, DC, DC, United States

An original work by Keegan favorite Matthew J. Keenan, AN IRISH CAROL is an homage to Dickens’ classic – told as only the Irish can. This comic and touching play, set in a modern Dublin pub, follows one evening in the life of David, a wealthy pub owner who has lost touch with his own […]

$50

A Candlelight Christmas

Strathmore

Led by Dr. Eugene Rogers and featuring performances at the Kennedy Center and The Music Center at Strathmore, this family tradition returns with popular carols and holiday favorites performed by the full chorus, Stafford High School (KC dates), Reservoir High School (Strathmore dates), accompanied by organist Paul Byssainthe Jr, and pianist Rod Vester. The Washington […]

$19 – $81

A Candlelight Christmas

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

performances at the Kennedy Center and The Music Center at Strathmore, this family tradition returns with popular carols and holiday favorites performed by the full chorus, Stafford High School (KC dates), Reservoir High School (Strathmore dates), accompanied by organist Paul Byssainthe Jr, and pianist Rod Vester. The Washington Chorus’s “Candlelight Christmas” is among the DC […]

$19 – $109

Gingerbread Workshop

Tudor Place

Follow the gumdrops to Tudor Place for a family-friendly gingerbread house workshop. Enjoy a brief, kid-friendly tour of Tour Place focusing on holiday traditions & architecture. Then, build your own house, cottage or mansion at the gingerbread workshop. For families with children of all ages. For reservations for groups of 10 or more, email education@tudorplace.org. […]

$5 – $20

Gingerbread Workshop

Tudor Place

Follow the gumdrops to Tudor Place for a family-friendly gingerbread house workshop. Enjoy a brief, kid-friendly tour of Tour Place focusing on holiday traditions & architecture. Then, build your own house, cottage or mansion at the gingerbread workshop. For families with children of all ages. For reservations for groups of 10 or more, email education@tudorplace.org. […]

$5 – $20

A Candlelight Christmas

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Led by Dr. Eugene Rogers and featuring performances at the Kennedy Center and The Music Center at Strathmore, this family tradition returns with popular carols and holiday favorites performed by the full chorus, Stafford High School (KC dates), Reservoir High School (Strathmore dates), accompanied by organist Paul Byssainthe Jr, and pianist Rod Vester. The Washington […]

$19 – $109

Wreath Workshop: Historic Greenery

Tudor Place

Celebrate the holidays with your own wreath. Craft a beautiful, historic decoration with your own festive mix of fresh-cut greens from heirloom plants like holly, pine, cedar, magnolia and cypress. No experience required. Workshop registration includes instruction and all materials needed for one wreath per participant. Note: Capacity is limited and pre-registration is required.

$45 – $55

Wreath Workshop: Historic Greenery

Tudor Place

Celebrate the holidays with your own wreath. Craft a beautiful, historic decoration with your own festive mix of fresh-cut greens from heirloom plants like holly, pine, cedar, magnolia and cypress. No experience required. Workshop registration includes instruction and all materials needed for one wreath per participant. Note: Capacity is limited and pre-registration is required.

$45 – $55

A Candlelight Christmas

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Led by Dr. Eugene Rogers and featuring performances at the Kennedy Center and The Music Center at Strathmore, this family tradition returns with popular carols and holiday favorites performed by the full chorus, Stafford High School (KC dates), Reservoir High School (Strathmore dates), accompanied by organist Paul Byssainthe Jr, and pianist Rod Vester. The Washington […]

$19 – $109

O Night Divine! Christmas Music with Choral Arts

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Embrace the magic of the Christmas season from the sheer excitement of a morning in community with one another to the snowy lilts of a lullaby. The radiant voices of the Chorus accompanied by the lush sound of a full orchestra and bass-baritone soloist Carl DuPont capture the serene and the joyous with the season’s […]

A Candlelight Christmas

Strathmore

Led by Dr. Eugene Rogers and featuring performances at the Kennedy Center and The Music Center at Strathmore, this family tradition returns with popular carols and holiday favorites performed by the full chorus, Stafford High School (KC dates), Reservoir High School (Strathmore dates), accompanied by organist Paul Byssainthe Jr, and pianist Rod Vester. The Washington […]

$19 – $81

A Family Christmas

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Bring the kids for an unforgettable holiday experience as the Choral Arts Chorus fills the concert hall with holiday classics just for them! We’ll take you on a merry tour of Christmas favorites that will have your family singing all the way home. Expect a visit from Santa, Frosty, and Rudolph! This one-hour concert is […]

January-April 2023 with The National Museum of Women in the Arts

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

WASHINGTON—There are plenty of opportunities to support women artists with NMWA this season, even while the museum prepares for the building reopening in fall 2023. Listen to live music, learn about the work of women muralists, and, through the end of February, visit Katharina Cibulka’s “SOLANGE” installation on the building façade. The information below is […]

Profs & Pints DC: Reckoning with the Crypto Implosion

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital 921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Reckoning with the Crypto Implosion,” a look at how government paved the way for the explosion and collapse of Bitcoin, FTX, and other cryptocurrencies and can make using them safe again, with V. Gerard Comizio, who teaches one of the nation’s first courses on virtual currency law as an adjunct […]

$13.50 – $17

Profs & Pints DC: The Tale of Sea Shanties

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital 921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “The Tale of Sea Shanties,” with Jessica M. Floyd, scholar of sea shanties during the Great Age of Sail. Climb aboard with Profs and Pints and spend part of a Sunday afternoon enjoying a rollicking look at the songs that sailors sang while working at sea. You’ll gain a newfound […]

$13.50 – $17

Profs & Pints DC: Understanding the Trump Investigations

Little Penn Coffeehouse 801 E Street, NW, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Understanding the Trump Investigations,” with Randall Eliason, former federal prosecutor, professorial lecturer on white-collar criminal law at George Washington University Law School, and contributing columnist for the Washington Post. It has now been two years since the January 6, 2021 assault on the Capitol and the end of the Trump […]

$13.50 – $17

Friday Night Flights: Cabernet Sauvignon

The Winery at Bull Run 15950 Lee Hwy, Centreville, VA, United States

Take a "flight" around the world during this guided tasting experience of six Cabernet Sauvignon wines from different regions, led by General Manager & Virginia Winemaker, Dean Gruenburg. Cabernet Sauvignon is loved for its highly concentrated flavors and age worthiness. Your ticket includes the curated six-wine tasting with our wine educator, a tasting passport with […]

$55

Verdi Requiem: The Washington Chorus and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Strathmore

When Verdi, the king of Italian opera, turned his talents to the Latin mass for the dead, he created a Requiem of unrivaled drama and power that has shattered the norms for sacred music. Drawing on a cast of today’s vocal stars, Artistic Advisor James Conlon brings potent new insight to this musical meditation on […]

$35 – $80

Profs & Pints DC: Aboard the Webb Space Telescope

metrobar dc 640 Rhode Island Ave NE, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Aboard the Webb Space Telescope,” a NASA astrophysicist’s guide to the design, mission, and early discoveries of a pioneering space instrument, with Matthew Greenhouse, project scientist for the James Webb Space Telescope’s instrument payload. Many of us have been spellbound by the images produced by the James Webb Space Telescope […]

$13.50 – $17

Profs & Pints DC: An Unflinching Look at Freedom

Little Penn Coffeehouse 801 E Street, NW, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “An Unflinching Look at Freedom,” on the complex legacy and untapped potential of the freedom offered by liberal American democracy, with Elisabeth R. Anker, associate professor of American Studies and political science at George Washington University and author of Ugly Freedoms. Freedom is the highest ideal in American politics, but […]

$13.50 – $17

Leif Ove Andsnes, piano

The Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Pianistic magic and intriguing variety from Gramophone Hall of Fame honoree Andsnes Prepare yourself for the perfect combination of seemingly effortless virtuosity, penetrating insight, and emotional nuance as the Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes takes the Terrace Theater stage. Last seen by a Washington Performing Arts audience in 2017 in the company of fellow keyboard titan Marc-André […]

$90

Art Bites Gallery Talk

Smithsonian American Art Museum F Street and 8th Street NW, Washington DC, DC, United States

Join SAAM’s research fellows for this lunchtime series of gallery talks as they share new discoveries about artworks on view. Learn the stories behind these objects and how each one tells us about America’s ever-changing culture. Fellow Ellen Yoshi Tani discusses Ray Yoshida’s Partial Evidences II (1973). Photo: Ray Yoshida, Partial Evidences II, 1973, acrylic on canvas, Smithsonian […]

Free

BANK OF AMERICA Demystifies the Homebuying Process with FREE HOMEBUYER WORKSHOP in Georgetown

Bank of America 1339 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington, D.C., United States

Open to the public, Bank of America is offering a free workshop to help individuals and families chart their journey to homeownership WHAT:       Bank of America’s free Homebuyer Workshops provide guidance, tips and resources to help you learn and prepare for your homeownership journey. During the workshop, attendees will learn: The benefits of owning a […]

Winter Blast: A Weekend of Indigenous Games

National Museum of the American Indian Fourth Street & Independence Ave., S.W., Washington, DC, United States

Games can be fun as well as teach important life skills. Visit the National Museum of the American Indian and join Jeremy Red Eagle (Sisseton Wahpeton) from the International Traditional Games Society, Julia Garcia (Aymara), and members of the Native Hawaiian school Hālau O‘Aulani, sharing Indigenous games from the Great Plains, Bolivia, and Hawai’i.

Free

In-Person Lunar New Year Family Celebration

Kogod Courtyard, Smithsonian American Art Museum G Street NW &, 8th St. NW, Washington DC, DC, United States

Ring in the Lunar New Year at SAAM! Join us for our annual celebration featuring Chinese and Korean traditions, including performances, crafts, food, and more. Learn about the importance of the Lunar New Year across cultures and explore SAAM’s collections with an art scavenger hunt. Check out our Family Zone for more crafts and activities […]

Free

Lunar New Year Celebration

Tysons Corner Center 1961 Chain Bridge Road, Tysons Corner, VA, United States

Tysons Corner Center in partnership with the Asian American Chamber of Commerce brings in another year of hosting the Lunar New Year. Located in the Fashion Court on the Lower-Level Nordstrom Wing at the center, this free event will include an array of artists and performances to celebrate the year of the rabbit including: - […]

Free

Hayes Piano Series: Charles Richard-Hamelin

The Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

“Richard-Hamelin has bold, original ideas about the music he plays, the emotional reservoirs to back them up, and the technical equipment to convey them without distraction.”
—Gramophone Québecois virtuoso Charles Richard-Hamelin joins the illustrious ranks of Hayes Piano Series artists in a program grounded in works by Chopin—a composer with whom he has been indelibly linked since winning […]

$75 – $95

Anna H. Wang Presidential Concert Series Presents Grammy Award-winning Parker Quartet

Takoma Park Seventh-day Adventist Church 6951 Carroll Ave, Takoma Park, MD, United States

Grammy Award-winning Parker Quartet, the string quartet group known for its dynamic interpretations and polished, expansive colors, will close out the Anna H. Wang Presidential Concert Series on January 28. Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the group has appeared at the world’s most important venues since its founding in 2002 and is in its seventh year […]

$25

The Lifespan of a Fact

The Keegan Theatre 1742 Church Street, NW, Washington, DC, DC, United States

Jim Fingal is a fresh-out-of-Harvard fact checker for a prominent but sinking New York magazine. John D’Agata is a talented writer with a transcendent essay about the suicide of a teenage boy — an essay that could save the magazine from collapse. When Jim is assigned to fact check D’Agata’s essay, the two come head […]

$45 – $55

Winter Blast: A Weekend of Indigenous Games

National Museum of the American Indian Fourth Street & Independence Ave., S.W., Washington, DC, United States

Games can be fun as well as teach important life skills. Visit the National Museum of the American Indian and join Jeremy Red Eagle (Sisseton Wahpeton) from the International Traditional Games Society, Julia Garcia (Aymara), and members of the Native Hawaiian school Hālau O‘Aulani, sharing Indigenous games from the Great Plains, Bolivia, and Hawai’i.

Free

Profs & Pints DC: The Science of “Spiritual” Experiences

metrobar dc 640 Rhode Island Ave NE, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “The Science of ‘Spiritual’ Experiences,” with David Bryce Yaden, assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research and co-author of The Varieties of Spiritual Experiences: Twenty-First Century Research and Perspectives. Spiritual experiences have occurred in people around the world and throughout history, up to and including […]

$13.50 – $17

D.C. Mondays: The Lost History of Frederick Douglass and D.C. Higher Education

Virtual

International abolitionist, suffragist, human rights activist, orator and presidential appointee, Frederick Douglass has been studied and profiled within academic circles and popular culture for decades. However, his connections to individual educators and institutions of higher education has evaded scholastic attention. From Bates College in Maine to Tuskegee University in Alabama, Douglass was a frequent presence […]

Free

Profs & Pints DC: Ukraine and Russia on the Brink

Little Penn Coffeehouse 801 E Street, NW, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Ukraine and Russia on the Brink,” a look at the future of two warring nations in the midst of an unforgiving winter, with Michael Kimmage, professor of history at Catholic University and former U.S. State Department planner for that region. The brutal war that Russian President Vladimir Putin began in […]

$13.50 – $17

Free film screening of Stewart Udall: The Politics of Beauty

Sidney Yates Auditorium, Department of the Interior 1849 C Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Join us for a free public screening of the new biography film, STEWART UDALL: THE POLITICS OF BEAUTY. This film captures the inspiring story of former Interior Secretary Udall (1920-2010) and his legacy as an advocate of social and environmental justice, international cooperation, art, poetry and music, and the protection of our shared environment and […]

Free

Sphinx Symphony Orchestra

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

The wait is over! Celebrate the silver anniversary of the Sphinx Organization with the Washington, D.C. debut of their phenomenal namesake orchestra and special guests. In this monumental gathering of artistic forces, the 55-member Sphinx Orchestra and vocal ensemble EXIGENCE, an all-Black-and-Latinx ensemble of top professionals from around the country, are joined by D.C.-based Grammy Award-winning The Washington […]

$20 – $60

Profs & Pints DC: Dolphins of the Potomac

Little Penn Coffeehouse 801 E Street, NW, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Dolphins of the Potomac,” with Janet Mann, professor of biology and psychology at Georgetown University and author of Deep Thinkers: Inside the Minds of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises. Having spent 30 years studying wild bottlenose dolphins 13,000 miles away, off Western Australia, Janet Mann was overjoyed to encounter them in […]

$13.50 – $17

Maija Sofia – Imbolc

St. Thomas' Parish 1517 18th Street, Dupont Circle, Washington

Solas Nua is delighted to present Imbolc, a new work written and performed by Irish folk singer-songwriter from County Galway, Maija Sofia. Commissioned by Solas Nua especially for St. Brigid’s Day (Imbolc), for this unique event, Maija Sofia will perform this new piece live for the first time in the intimate, modernist setting of St. […]

$25

Fashion on Film: After Migration: Calabria

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

Join us for the Washington, D.C., premiere of the short film “After Migration: Calabria,” followed by a discussion with co-director and producer Walé Oyéjidé.

$15 – $30

Anne Lindberg: what is divine light?

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

Contemporary artist Anne Lindberg’s immersive installation transforms light and thread into a site for contemplation and reflection on connections with ourselves, communities and individual conceptions of the divine. A series of programs within the gallery will bring community members together for shared experiences designed to foster understanding and transcendence.

Free

The Ordering of Moses

Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church 900 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC, DC, United States

IN Series and Heritage Signature Chorale join forces in a first ever staging of Nathaniel Dett's epic masterpiece, in which music and theater, chorus and soloists, surround and immerse audiences in an embodied spiritual and artistic experience. Collaborating with DC musicians, dancers, and visual artists, are a cast of nationally recognized vocalists. A sacred space […]

$35 – $55

The Ordering of Moses

Mount Vernon Place United Methodist

Nathaniel Dett's 1930's choral oratorio THE ORDERING OF MOSES weaves together classic spirituals into a musical feast that helped ignite America's civil rights movement. Now IN Series and Heritage Signature Chorale join forces in a first ever staging of this epic masterpiece, in which music and theater, chorus and soloists, surround and immerse audiences in […]

$35 – $55

The Ordering of Moses

Mount Vernon Place United Methodist

Nathaniel Dett's 1930's choral oratorio THE ORDERING OF MOSES weaves together classic spirituals into a musical feast that helped ignite America's civil rights movement. Now IN Series and Heritage Signature Chorale join forces in a first ever staging of this epic masterpiece, in which music and theater, chorus and soloists, surround and immerse audiences in […]

$35 – $55

Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

When Forbes Magazine declares Kylie Jenner a “self-made” billionaire, Cleo takes to Twitter to call out white women who co-opt and profit from Black culture. Soon online discourse spills into reality, blurring the tenuous lines between internet personas and who we are IRL. On the internet, actions don’t always speak louder than words.

$20 – $67

Laceupsneakershow

Laceupsneakershow Laceupsneakershow is back!! Bringing you the hottest sneakers and apparel from all over the world to our home city San Antonio Tx Our mission at Laceupsneakershow is to bring the fashion community together by providing vendors and attendees to Buy,Sell and Trade the most sought after street wear and sneakers in the culture!  for […]

$15 – $25

Magic Shop or Hocus Pocus Quackery? My Grandfather’s Metaphysical Pursuits in 1930s Vienna

Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington, Online

After World War I, Helen Goldsmith’s Turkish-Jewish grandfather became fascinated by metaphysics and hand reading. In the 1930s, he set up an office at the back of his wife’s stationery shop on the Stubenring in Vienna, where he advised thousands of clients using hand analysis and other metaphysical methods. At first, newspaper articles praised her grandfather’s work, but after the […]

$5.

Profs & Pints DC: The Rise of Distant Doctors

metrobar dc 640 Rhode Island Ave NE, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “The Rise of Distant Doctors,” on the emergence and evolution of remote healthcare, with Dr. Jeremy A. Greene, professor of medicine and director of the Institute of the History of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University and author of The Doctor Who Wasn't There: Technology, History, and the Limits of Telehealth. […]

$13.50 – $17

Living the Dream…Singing the Dream | Washington Performing Arts Gospel Choirs

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

A must-see-and-hear annual highlight in tribute to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. When the power of the human voice meets the spirit of community and the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the result is guaranteed to be joyous and inspiring—as thousands of Living the Dream attendees over the years can attest. Join us […]

$25 – $75

D.C. Mondays: AIA Guide to the Architecture of Washington, D.C.

Virtual

The latest edition of the American Institute of Architects’ guide offers tourists, residents and architecture aficionados insights into hundreds of Washington, D.C.’s most noteworthy buildings and monuments. Join us for a virtual conversation with author G. Martin Moeller, Jr., for AIA’s perspective on the best architecture D.C. has to offer.

Free

Profs & Pints DC: How Terrorist Groups Are Led

Little Penn Coffeehouse 801 E Street, NW, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “How Terrorist Groups Are Led,” with professors Elizabeth Grimm of Georgetown University and Tricia L. Bacon of American University, co-authors of Terror in Transition: Leadership […]

$13.50 – $17

Profs & Pints DC: The Women’s Uprisings in Iran

Penn Social 801 E St NW, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “The Women’s Uprisings in Iran,” with Narges Bajoghli, assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies, co-director of the school’s Rethinking Iran […]

$13.50 – $17

Joshua Bell, Violin

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

With a career spanning almost four decades, Grammy Award-winning violinist Joshua Bell is one of the most celebrated artists of our era—and a perennial Washington Performing Arts favorite. Having performed […]

$30 – $130

Art Signs Virtual Tour: Artful Conversations in ASL

Zoom 1 Westmoreland Circle Northwest, Bethesda, MD, United States

Curious about American art? Join us for a 30-minute virtual conversation about selected works from the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s collection. This program is presented in American Sign Language (ASL) […]

Free

Profs & Pints DC: The Tale of Sea Shanties

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital 921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “The Tale of Sea Shanties,” with Jessica M. Floyd, scholar of sea shanties during the Great Age of Sail. Climb aboard with Profs and Pints […]

$13.50 – $17

Ride the Cyclone-Extended run at Arena Stage!

Arena Stage

In Ride the Cyclone the lives of six teen chamber choir singers are cut short in a freak roller coaster accident. Stuck in the afterlife, a mechanical fortuneteller gives them […]

$66 – $115

Make a Soft Cover Sketchbook

Washington Print Makers Gallery 1641 Wisconsin Ave, NW, Washington, DC, United States

Make your own sketchbook with mixed media pages and a marbled softcover. Learn to fold and bind a text block and attach a marbled sumi paper cover. Although this sketchbook […]

$130

Our Song, Our Story

The Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Operatic rising stars honor Marian Anderson and Jessye Norman Created and directed by composer, conductor, and multi-genre musician Damien Sneed, along with co-presenter Coalition of African Americans in the Performing […]

$30 – $75

The High Ground

Arena Stage

A Black soldier stands his ground atop Tulsa’s Standpipe Hill, bearing witness to the destruction and desecration of Tulsa’s Greenwood District—but other forces, both friendly and hostile, conspire to remove […]

$72 – $125

From the Archives with Love

Tudor Place

Sending a card is often the simplest way to show someone you care. How long has this tradition existed and how etiquette around St. Valentine’s Day evolved? In this hour […]

$25 – $30

Native Cinema Showcase Screening: Encanto

National Museum of the American Indian Fourth Street & Independence Ave., S.W., Washington, DC, United States

Encanto tells the tale of an extraordinary family, the Madrigals, who live hidden in a magical house in a vibrant town in the mountains of Colombia. The magic of this wondrous, charmed Encanto has blessed each child in the family with a unique gift, from super strength to the power to heal—every child that is […]

Free

In-Person Cafritz Young Artists Performance

Renwick Gallery

SAAM and the Renwick Gallery are delighted to welcome back the Washington National Opera’s Cafritz Young Artists. Join these inspiring performers for an afternoon of music and drama, featuring scenes […]

Free

HAYDN, MOZART & BARBER ADAGIO – BANNER

Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center 4915 East Campus Drive, Alexandria, VA, United States

James Ross, Music Director Thalea String Quartet Saturday, February 11, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center Sunday, February 12, 2023 at 3:00 p.m. George […]

$5 – $20

HAYDN, MOZART & BARBER ADAGIO – BANNER

George Washington Masonic Memorial 101 Callahan Dr, Alexandria, VA

James Ross, Music Director Thalea String Quartet Saturday, February 11, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center Sunday, February 12, 2023 at 3:00 p.m. George […]

$5 – $20