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Broadway, Spirituals & More: A Valentine’s Concert Featuring Soprano Aundi Marie Moore

Gunston Arts Center (Theater One) 2700 South Lang St, Arlington, VA, United States

For the February Valentine's Concert we are joined by Metropolitan Opera soprano Aundi Marie Moore for an extraordinary evening of selections by African American composers plus songs from Broadway Musicals and more. A perfect program to make your heartstrings sing. Share it with a loved one. This is a Valentine special that will make you feel and […]

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 Washington Masonic Memorial Samuel Barber’s beloved Adagio for Strings expresses tragedy and pain, resolving in peaceful rest. Haydn’s last and greatest symphony and Montgomery’s Banner […]

$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 Washington Masonic Memorial Samuel Barber’s beloved Adagio for Strings expresses tragedy and pain, resolving in peaceful rest. Haydn’s last and greatest symphony and Montgomery’s Banner […]

$5 – $20

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with “Love Hour” at Flight Deck at The Capital Wheel

Capital Wheel 141 American Way, Forest Heights, MD

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with drinks around a cozy firepit during LOVE HOUR, 5-9 pm, exclusively at Flight Deck waterfront lounge next to The Capital Wheel. Snuggle with your lover while taking a spin in a private, climate-controlled gondola and then cuddle up around our warm and cozy firepits while taking in the spectacular views. Draft […]

Africa, With Love

National Museum of African Art 950 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C., United States

Join the National Museum of African Art for the opening of our Research Gallery space. Drop in on Valentine's Day for a night out at the museum, with drinks and vibe with DJ Kweku. Get a chance to see how we're renovating to bring more community into our museum. The new Research Gallery will be […]

Free

A Broadway Valentine

Sixth & I Synagogue 600 I St NW, Washington, D.C., United States

“There are times when Jessica Vosk sings that you find yourself wondering how a sound so beautiful, so perfect, so pure could exist in real life.”
—Broadway World 
Renowned for her star turn as Elphaba in Wicked, both on Broadway and in the hit musical’s national touring company, singer Jessica Vosk brings a taste of the “Great White […]

$45,

Profs & Pints DC: What It Means to Hear New Orleans

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

Profs and Pints DC presents: “What It Means to Hear New Orleans,” a feast of knowledge about the music traditions of the Crescent City, with Grammy-winning music writer Kip Lornell, who teaches courses in American music and ethnomusicology at George Washington University. In celebration of the upcoming Mardi Gras, Profs and Pints is bringing you […]

$13.50 – $17

Virtual Studio Tour with Artist David Harper Clemons

Online

Join metalsmith David Harper Clemons for the final visit of SAAM’s Virtual Studio Tour series. Clemons takes the audience on a tour of his North Carolina-based studio, where he creates art that explores identity and gives meaning to objects that extend beyond their expected uses. Prior to his relocation to North Carolina, Clemons taught in […]

Free

Virtual Studio Tour with Artist David Harper Clemons

Online

Join metalsmith David Harper Clemons for the final visit of SAAM’s Virtual Studio Tour series. Clemons takes the audience on a tour of his North Carolina-based studio, where he creates art that explores identity and gives meaning to objects that extend beyond their expected uses. Prior to his relocation to North Carolina, Clemons taught in […]

Free

Prayer and Transcendence

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

In the Muslim faith, carpets create physically and spiritually “clean” spaces during the daily ritual of prayer. Drawn from five collections, this exhibition introduces the purpose and iconography of classical prayer rugs from across the Islamic world, as well as design comparisons from the Jewish tradition.

Free

Profs & Pints DC: The Pagan Roots of Late Winter Holidays

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

Profs and Pints DC presents: “The Pagan Roots of Late Winter Holidays,” a look at how ancient fertility rituals, Roman myths, and early challenges to Christianity gave us Valentine’s Day and Mardi Gras, with Larissa “Kat” Tracy, professor of medieval literature at Longwood University. On the surface, at least, the holidays we celebrate near the […]

$13.50 – $17

Profs & Pints DC: “Kink” or “Disorder”?

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

Profs and Pints DC presents: “‘Kink’ or ‘Disorder’?” an entertaining look at how psychology approaches unusual sexual behaviors, with Brian A. Sharpless, licensed clinical psychologist, visiting research fellow at Goldsmiths, University of London, and editor of Unusual and Rare Psychological Disorders. Few subjects are as interesting – or as sensitive – as sex. Psychology’s history […]

$13.50 – $17

Profs & Pints DC: George Washington Reconsidered

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

Profs and Pints DC presents: “George Washington Reconsidered,” on where the legacy of our first president fits into current American life, with Denver Brunsman, associate professor of history at George Washington University and scholar of the American Revolution and early American republic. If it’s Presidents’ Day it’s time for historian Denver Brunsman, a Profs and […]

$13.50 – $17

In-Person Lecture: Winslow Homer: The Man Behind the Art

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

Winslow Homer (1836-1910) has often been called America’s favorite painter. Like his contemporaries Mark Twain and Walt Whitman, Homer captured the landscape of a rapidly changing country with an artist’s probing insight. His tale is one of America in all its complexity and contradiction, as he evolved and adapted to the restless spirit of invention […]

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 Madeleine Harrison discusses Loïs Mailou Jones’s Les Fétiches (1938) Photo: Loïs Mailou Jones, Les Fétiches, 1938, oil on […]

Free

Jane Franklin Dance at Mason Exhibitions Arlington

Mason Exhibitions Arlington 3601 Fairfax Dr, Arlington, VA 22201, Arlington VA, VA, United States

Jane Franklin Dance responds to art and poetry by Bennie Herron from the current exhibition at Mason Exhibitions Arlington, Bennie Herron: Origin Stories. The thirty minute performance features works by choreographers Lauren DeVera, Jane Franklin, Robert J. Priore and Kevin White and is directed by Jane Franklin. Poetry, written and performed by Bennie Herron, is […]

Free

Which Came First?

Atlas Performing Arts Center 1333 H Street NE, Washington, DC, United States

Capital City Symphony and Assistant Conductor Ingrid Lestrud explore musical confluence where art imitates life, and sometimes life imitates art. From Beethoven’s sounds of a summer storm, to Hovhannes imitating nature, and the sounds of Paris from Gershwin, join us for an exploration of sound. Featuring Washington National Opera Cafritz Young Artist, Amber Monroe, singing […]

$32

Third Coast Percussion + Flutronix

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at University of Maryland 8270 Alumni Dr, College Park, MD, United States

Two ensembles that are redefining classical music for the 21st century join forces for a special double bill performance. Flutronix (critically acclaimed flutists and composers Nathalie Joachim and Allison Loggins-Hull) and the GRAMMY Award-winning Third Coast Percussion (Sean Connors, Robert Dillon, Peter Martin, David Skidmore) collaboratively composed a new work called Rubix, inspired by musical games that tie […]

$5 – $100

Profs & Pints DC: What Was T Rex Thinking?

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

Profs and Pints DC presents: “What Was T Rex Thinking?” a look at the brains of dinosaurs and how they might live on in our backyard birds, with Amy Balanoff, assistant research professor of behavioral biology at Johns Hopkins University and scholar of brain evolution. The term “bird brain” typically is used as a pejorative, […]

$13.50 – $17

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Lock-step precision and stunning virtuosity unite in a 21st-century take on the timeless big-band sound. Treat yourself to an evening of large-ensemble jazz at its pinnacle in this latest presentation of the sensational Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, led by artistic director, trumpeter extraordinaire, and nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis. Champions of the works of jazz immortals […]

$30 – $110

COTTON

The Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Outstanding artists of many disciplines unite to explore African American stories touched by the ‘soft, dangerous beauty’ of cotton This first annual Washington Performing Arts Ruth Bader Ginsburg Memorial Recital offers a powerful song cycle drawing on premier talents in both the performing and visual arts—including the legendary mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves, Washington Performing Arts’s 2016 Ambassador […]

$30 – $75

The D.C. Independent Film Forum

Landmark's E Street Cinema 555 11th Street NW, Washington, DC, DC, United States

The 24th annual film forum will showcase more than 50 independent feature films, documentaries, shorts, and animated films from filmmakers around the DMV and across the globe. In addition to film screenings, DCIFF will feature discussions and Q&As with filmmakers, workshops, happy hours, and other events. Tickets $35-$95 via Eventbrite. More information at dciff-indie.org.

$35 – $95

National Presbyterian Church presents Dinner, Drama, Discussion: a C.S. Lewis book event

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

Wednesdays in March at 6:00 pm Please join us this Lent as we delve into C.S. Lewis’s classic The Great Divorce, his imaginative exploration of possible responses to Christ’s invitation to follow him. We’ll gather at National Presbyterian Church on Wednesday evenings during the season of Lent, March 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29. Here’s […]

Free

Capital Irish Film Festival – CIFF

AFI Silver Theatre & Cultural Center 8633 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD, United States

Solas Nua's annual Capital Irish Film Festival, now in its 17th year, presents the best of contemporary Irish cinema by filmmakers from the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland to audiences in the D.C. metropolitan area.

$130

Capital Irish Film Festival – CIFF

AFI Silver Theatre & Cultural Center 8633 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD, United States

Solas Nua's annual Capital Irish Film Festival, now in its 17th year, presents the best of contemporary Irish cinema by filmmakers from the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland to audiences in the D.C. metropolitan area.

$130

Synetic Theater’s Beauty and The Beast

Synetic Theater

Arlington, VA (Dec. 16, 2022)–Synetic Theater will present a magical, darkly Gothic production of Beauty and the Beast, March 3–April 2, 2023. Originally performed in 2014 to critical and popular acclaim, Beauty and the Beast replaces War of the Worlds, which will now receive its world premiere in Fall 2023. Tickets are on sale now at www.synetictheater.org.

In-Person and Virtual Crafting a Better Future: The Renwick 50th Anniversary Symposium

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

The exhibition This Present Moment: Crafting a Better World showcases the dynamic landscape of American craft today. This symposium, organized in conjunction with the exhibition, highlights the role that artists play in our world to spark essential conversations, stories of resilience, and methods of activism—showing us a more relational and empathetic world. Led by SAAM […]

Free

Present Moment BASK

Atlas Performing Arts Center 1333 H Street NE, Washington, DC, United States

Jane Franklin Dance at Atlas INTERSECTIONS Festival 2023 BASK in the present moment. Physical storytelling merges with the immediate in dances about climate, agency and identity. Works by Robert J. Priore, Lauren DeVera, Sarah Ewing, Jane Franklin, Ryan Carlough traverse political fault lines, resonate with vestiges of the past, and comfort with moments of intimacy […]

$27

Present Moment BASK

Atlas Performing Arts Center 1333 H Street NE, Washington, DC, United States

Jane Franklin Dance at Atlas INTERSECTIONS Festival 2023 BASK in the present moment. Physical storytelling merges with the immediate in dances about climate, agency and identity. Works by Robert J. Priore, Lauren DeVera, Sarah Ewing, Jane Franklin, Ryan Carlough traverse political fault lines, resonate with vestiges of the past, and comfort with moments of intimacy […]

$27

Landmark Lecture: Museum J.E.D.I. The Intersection of Museums & Social Justice

Tudor Place

Join Omar Eaton-Martinez, host of the Museum J.E.D.I. (Justice. Equity. Diversity. Inclusion) podcast who will discuss his work bringing diversity and inclusion to museums and cultural institutions. Museum J.E.D.I podcasts have harnessed technology to promote live conversations with leaders of color where social justice can be implemented at every facet of the organization. Check out […]

Free

Tudor Tots: Who’s Feeling Lucky?

Tudor Place

Join us as we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with songs, crafts, and a storytime, perfect for young learners aged 18 months to 4 years and their caregivers. During this program, learn about Tudor Place’s connection to the holiday, read an Irish folktale and create a shamrock craft. Enjoy the excitement of rainbows, shamrocks and luck.

$6.50

Tudor Nights: The Feminine Touch: Celebrating Works of Art Created by Women

Tudor Place

In celebration of Women’s History Month, discover an assortment of artworks created by women from the Tudor Place Collection & Archive. The event will feature works by nationally acclaimed artists as well as folk pieces by women who lived at Tudor Place. Tudor Nights is an opportunity to see rarely displayed objects and ephemera from […]

$10 – $25

MOVE! Women’s Rights from Isadora Duncan to NOW

Atlas Performing Arts Center 1333 H Street NE, Washington, DC, United States

Join the dancers, singers, and actors of Word Dance Theater on a journey through time to explore the historic women’s rights movement and how it inspires us in 2023 to seek greater civic engagement and equity for all people and particularly women. We will weave Isadora Duncan’s historical dances from the early suffragist period, with […]

$32

Women’s History Month Tea & Tour

Tudor Place

Indulge in tea service with scones, sweets and sandwiches, then tour the historic house in this special program that examines women of the Peter family, as well as, women who were enslaved and free in the late 19th and early 20th century who worked at Tudor Place. In this private, guided tour, learn how the […]

$40.00 – $45.00

In-Person Charles C. Eldredge Prize Lecture

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

Join art historian Vivien Green Fryd for the Eldredge Prize lecture, “The Art of the Un-Speakable and the ‘Me Too’ Movement.” Fryd is a professor emerita in the history of art and architecture department at Vanderbilt University. She is the author of “Art and Empire: The Politics of Ethnicity in the United States Capitol, 1815–1865”, […]

Free

Capital Book Fest: 2023 Season

Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C., United States

Downtown DC’s Outdoor, Pop-Up Bookstore Returns to Wilson Plaza Starting March 16! Join us on Woodrow Wilson Plaza (located on the external grounds of the Ronald Reagan Building and International […]

Free

Virtual Art & Me Preservation Family Workshop: Blossom Buds

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

Celebrate spring and DC’s beloved cherry blossoms with a festive virtual family workshop. The delicate sakura, or cherry blossoms, have been depicted in landscapes, figure paintings, and prints for centuries. Learn how Smithsonian art conservators preserve these beautiful yet fragile artworks. Then get creative and make your own cherry blossom–inspired artwork. This hands-on preservation workshop […]

Free

Brownies: Roaring Twenties

Tudor Place

What was it like to be a girl in the 1920s? Discover what life was like for the women and girls who lived and worked at Tudor Place through an interactive historic house tour. Then, learn the Charleston and dance your way around an historic dance party to show off your moves. This program fulfills […]

$10

Georgetown Walking Tour: Public Art and Murals Walking Tour

Dumbarton House 2715 Q Street Northwest, Washington, DC, United States

Join Dwane Starlin, Georgetown resident and certified tour guide, on this tour of Georgetown's murals and public art! After seeing all the most Instagram-able spots the neighborhood has to offer, end your tour with a sweet treat from Georgetown Cupcake. What you need to know: Tour begins at the corner of Wisconsin Ave and Reservoir […]

$23 – $27.25

Film Screening: Prey

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

(USA, 2022, 100 mins.) Director: Dan Trachtenberg, (Rated: R) Naru, a skilled warrior of the Comanche Nation, fights to protect her tribe against one of the first highly evolved Predators to land on Earth. Followed by a discussion with guest speakers Amber Midthunder (Fort Peck Assiniboine) and Jhane Myers (Comanche/Blackfeet).

Free

L’Enfant Gallery Presents “RESONATE”: A Show of 30 Recent Works by DC Artist, Robin Sutliff

L'Enfant Gallery of Georgetown 1442 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC, United States

“Resonate” is a collection of 30 recent works in resin and acrylic on canvas by local DC artist Robin Sutliff. Robin has been producing art for the majority of her life. Using acrylic and resin on multiple mediums that include metal, canvas, glass and paper, she puts forth her emotional perspective as it manifests at […]

L’Enfant Gallery Presents “RESONATE”: A Show of 30 Recent Works by DC Artist, Robin Sutliff

LEnfant Gallery of Georgetown 1442 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC, United States

“Resonate” is a collection of 30 recent works in resin and acrylic on canvas by local DC artist Robin Sutliff. Robin has been producing art for the majority of her life. Using acrylic and resin on multiple mediums that include metal, canvas, glass and paper, she puts forth her emotional perspective as it manifests at […]

Interactive Breathe Workshop with Chad Lawson

Sixth & I Synagogue 600 I St NW, Washington, D.C., United States

Enhance your evening by joining Washington Performing Arts at 6 p.m. for a pre-performance Breathe workshop on site at Sixth & I. Lawson will use original live music, guided meditation, and focused breathing to demonstrate how to ease the mind and relax the nerves. Free with registration required. Trio performance with Chad Lawson, piano, Judy […]

Free

National Chamber Ensemble Welcomes Pianist, Composer Lowell Liebermann

Marymount University, Ballston Center 1000 N Glebe Rd, Arlington, VA, United States

Arlington, VA February 9, 2023 - Join the National Chamber Ensemble (NCE) and world renowned pianist and composer, Lowell Liebermann for an evening of his original music, and one of Johannes Brahams most beloved works, Saturday, March 18, at 7:30 pm at Marymount University Ballston Auditorium in Arlington. The National Chamber Ensemble is excited to partner with Marymount University for this […]

Justin Taylor, renowned harpsichordist, performs J.S. Bach

First Congregational United Church of Christ 945 G Street NW, Washington, DC, United States

Sieze this opportunity to hear Justin Taylor, one of today's most lauded young harpsichordists, perform works by J.S. Bach at a Capriccio Baroque Season Highlight concert. On the program are works by Bach written in the Italian Style - Chromatic Fantasia in D minor, Italian Concerto, and Concerto after Vivaldi's Violin Concerto, amongst others.

Trio: Chad Lawson, piano, Judy Kang, violin, Seth Parker Woods, cello

Sixth & I Synagogue 600 I St NW, Washington, D.C., United States

Ethereal and meditative sounds from a trio of “beyond classical” innovators In his own words, North Carolinian pianist and composer Chad Lawson is dedicated to “modernizing piano for the Spotify generation.” He seems well on the way to his goal, with more than 48 million streams of his Nocturne in A Minor on the platform. Known for […]

$40

Birdland – A Jazz Concert

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library 901 G St NW, Washington, DC, United States

Spring is coming, so the birds are singin’ and the band is swingin’! Join DC's Different Drummers Jazz Band on March 19th at 3pm for their free concert titled “Birdland”. This 20-person big band will be playing jazz pieces in a variety of styles, from swing to jazz fusion and more. Also featuring a performance […]

Free

To the Wild Sky: Rachmaninoff, Tennyson & Poe

Washington National Cathedral 301 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington, DC, United States

“Ring out, wild bells, to the wild sky.” Poetry and music together paint vivid landscapes, evoking unearthly vignettes from the minds of Edgar Allan Poe and Alfred, Lord Tennyson. The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, one of America’s greatest orchestras, joins Cathedral Choral Society at Washington National Cathedral for this stunning marriage of music and words. THE PROGRAM Sergei Rachmaninoff: Isle […]

$25 – $112

Messiah: The Greatest of Oratorios

Strathmore

Although today Handel’s Messiah brings to mind the Christmas season, audiences at the first London performances heard it during Lent, which is when the Washington Bach Consort will perform this most popular of oratorios. Messiah has never lost its charm, and the Consort breathes life into this work in a way that proves its enduring […]

$25 – $89

Profs & Pints DC: Buying Sustainable Seafood

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

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Buying Sustainable Seafood,” or how to shop like a marine biologist, with David Shiffman, marine conservation biologist and faculty research associate at Arizona State University's Washington Center. Growing numbers of Americans are feeling concerned by the environmental impacts of their meals and looking to sustainable seafoods as healthy and eco-friendly […]

$13.50 – $17

In-Person Film Screening and Conversation: This World is Not My Own

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

Join filmmakers Ruchi Mital and Petter Ringbom with executive producer Marquise Stillwell for a screening of their biographical film about the artist Nellie Mae Rowe. Exploring the world created by Rowe, including intricate sets that recreate Rowe’s “Playhouse”, Mital and Ringbom bring her unique vision to life on film. Narrated by Emmy-award winner, Uzo Aduba, […]

Free

Grace Episcopal Church to Host Organist Michael Koenig for 338th Birthday of Johann Sebastian Bach

Grace Episcopal Church 1041 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC, United States

Grace Episcopal Church, Georgetown, 1041 Wisconsin, NW, Washington, DC, is hosting Austrian-born concert organist Michael Koenig on March 21st, 2023, at 7 pm, in an all-Bach Recital to celebrate the 338th Birthday of Johann Sebastian Bach. Michael Koenig currently holds the position of Graduate Organist at Exeter College, Oxford while also pursuing a doctorate in […]

National Portrait Gallery March and April Programs

Writing Workshop Inspired by Early 20th-Century Portraiture    Friday, April 14, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.   G Street Lobby     In this creative writing workshop, participants will write stories inspired by the National Portrait Gallery’s collection of early 20th-century portraiture, with a focus on the recently acquired portrait of the Osage leader Shonke Mon thi^. […]

National Museum of Women in the Arts Grand Reopening

WASHINGTON—The National Museum of Women in Arts (NMWA), the world’s first major museum solely dedicated to championing women artists, reopens its extensively renovated building on October 21, 2023. The transformed museum will feature new exhibition spaces, re-envisioned public programming areas, improved amenities and increased accessibility for visitors at its historic home at 1250 New York […]

April to July 2023 programs and installations at Women’s Museum

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 April, visit Katharina Cibulka’s “SOLANGE” installation on the building façade. The information below is […]

National Museum of American History April 2023 Events

“Mirror, Mirror: Reflections of America in Disney Parks” Albert H. Small Documents GalleryThird Floor, EastNote New Date: Opens April 28, 2023, Closes March 2024This exhibit explores how Disney theme parks serve as locations of public memory, their relationship to stories of American history, and how the parks and the public are both adapting to new understandings of […]

Tudor Tots: What’s Blooming?

Tudor Place

Let’s welcome another year of beautiful cherry blossoms in Washington D.C. Learn about how the cherry blossoms represent the gift of friendship and cultural exchange between Japan and America. Young learners, aged 18 months to 4 years, and their caregivers will hear a story about the cherry trees, create a blooming craft and sing songs […]

$6.50

DC Music Makers and Shakers Mixer

Busboys and Poets - 14th & V 2021 14th St NW, Washington, DC, United States

Welcome to the DC Music Makers and Shakers Mixer, hosted by The Washington Chorus! This free event will be a great way to mix and mingle with young professionals who make and promote music in the DMV.   The evening will feature some wonderful performances by Rachel Burns, Aria Austin, and Impitched A Cappella Group! All attendees will receive a […]

Free

Shouk Georgetown Grand Opening Celebration

Shouk Georgetown 1426 Wisconsin Ave., NW, Washington, DC, United States

Shouk is opening in Georgetown! Sh On Friday, March 24, between 11-2pm, we'll be celebrating our grand opening with $5 pitas, bowls, and buns, the chance to win free Shouk for a year, giveaways and more! We're located at 1426 Wisconsin Avenue NW (near the intersection of Wisconsin and O St.). Shouk is famous for […]

Free

Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches

Arena Stage

Tony Kushner’s Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning drama Angels in America is one of the great epic American plays of this past century. We meet Louis and Prior and Harper and Joe, two couples whose relationships are on the rocks; the former because of Prior’s AIDS diagnosis and Louis’ inability to cope with illness, and the latter […]

$56 – $95

In-Person Cherry Blossom Family Celebration

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

Join us for our annual celebration of spring and the blooming trees of D.C. Enjoy a taiko drumming performance by Nen Daiko, traditional Japanese dance with Onoe Dance, and break out your best Japanese pop dance moves with Les the DJ. Craft your own cherry blossom tree to take home, make a koinobori kite to […]

Free

Push the Button

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

In a town beset by the sordid shenanigans of a prank-prone Villain, justice finally seems to be served when the celebrated Hero accuses Villain of the worst crime of all: Pushing the Button. But when the dutiful Journalist starts asking the right questions, will convicting the Villain prove to be the wrong answer? This playful […]

$50

Chichester Psalms

Church of the Epiphany 1317 G St NW, Washington, DC, United States

Our spring concert features Leonard Bernstein’s dynamic Chichester Psalms, as well as settings by Bobby McFerrin, and Herb Mahelona, composer of the first Hawai’ian-language oratorio, Kinohi. Psalms tell stories of hope, anger, sadness, and joy, which you will hear across works from Gwyneth Walker’s Songs of Ecstasy to Bernstein’s raucous setting of “Why do the […]

$25 – $30

Legends, Heroes and Dreams

Lisner Auditorium 730 21st Street Northwest, Washington, DC, United States

Celebrate the lively folkloric traditions of Latin America with music inspired by typical dances from Mexico, El Salvador and Argentina. With two new compositions by Salvadoran composers, El Juco, by Audiel Bejamin Avalos, based on a Salvadoran rhythm called Xuc, and Munamikitia, based on the Salvadoran dance, Los Chapetones de Panchimalco by Juan Guerra Gonzalez. […]

$45

Therese Gahl & Company presents: Reflections

Atlas Performing Arts Center 1333 H Street NE, Washington, DC, United States

Therese Gahl & Company is back in DC! For one night only, the evening includes a medley of contemporary ballet work, storytelling, and live visual work being created onstage! Check out the latest trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFbMUVuD25s Program includes: HOME (NEW PREMIERE) inspired by the parable of the Prodigal Son. Includes visual artistic collaborations with multidisciplinary […]

$32

Profs & Pints DC: Cosmic Blasts

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

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Cosmic Blasts,” a look at extreme events in our universe, with Alexander J. van der Horst, associate professor of astrophysics at George Washington University, teacher of a course on the origins of the cosmos, and researcher of gamma-ray bursts and other transient sources of 'transient sources of emission in space. […]

$13.50 – $17

Art in Bloom DC

American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati at Anderson House 2118 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, DC, United States

Art in Bloom DC returns for its third annual exhibition at Anderson House this spring, from March 27 to March 30, 2023. This prestigious exhibition celebrates both fine art and fine floral design through the display of flower arrangements as interpretations of artwork at historic Anderson House. Completed in 1905, Anderson House was the home […]

Free

Profs & Pints DC: When Washington Burned

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

Profs and Pints DC presents: “When Washington Burned,” a detailed look at the devastating 1814 British attack on the Capitol, with Denver Brunsman, associate professor of history at George Washington University, lecturer at Mount Vernon, and scholar of the American revolution and early American republic. You’ve probably toured several of Washington’s landmarks, but have you […]

$13.50 – $17

The Jungle

Sidney Harman Hall 610 N Street NW, Washington, United States

Welcome to the Jungle: a camp of stateless citizens outside Calais, France, the temporary home for thousands of people searching for refuge, forced to build a new society from nothing, at the crossroads of cultures and countries. Residents from Syria, Afghanistan, Sudan, and a host of other countries share their stories of loss, fear, community, […]

$50 – $165

Virtual Renwick 50th Anniversary Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Online

During this edit-a-thon, any participant with computer and Internet access can create or improve Wikipedia articles for forty-four women of color featured in the Renwick Gallery’s exhibition This Present Moment: Crafting a Better World. Learn more about the artists and the exhibition with Mary Savig, the Lloyd Herman Curator of Craft. No Wikipedia editing experience […]

Free

Profs & Pints DC: Life on an Ocean’s Surface

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

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Life on an Ocean's Surface,” an in-depth look at a superficial yet mysterious ecosystem, with Rebecca Helm, an assistant professor of environmental science at Georgetown University and researcher of jellyfish. You don’t need to look deep into an ocean to see abundant evidence of life. In fact, right at the […]

$13.50 – $17

Cherokee Days Festival

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

Visit the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian and enjoy the three-day festival featuring storytelling, traditional flute music, traditional games, demonstrations, music, dance performances, and hands-on activities in the imagiNATIONS Activity Center. This free event showcases the shared history and cultural lifeways of the three federally recognized Cherokee tribes—Cherokee Nation, Eastern Band of Cherokee […]

Free

The Nosebleed

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

Are we doomed to repeat the mistakes of our parents? Through a series of absurd autobiographical vignettes, Aya Ogawa’s THE NOSEBLEED delves into the sh*t show of parenthood, as both a parent and a child – and what it takes to forgive. A trip to their home country of Japan, a child’s nosebleed, and the hit […]

$20 – $67

Eggstravaganza!

Tudor Place

Join us for Eggstravaganza!, a favorite spring tradition. Children of all ages can take part in a lively Easter egg hunt and egg roll on the South Lawn. Afterwards, make crafts and take a picture with the Easter Bunny. The egg hunt begins at 10:30AM and the egg roll begins at 10:45AM.

$8 – $18

Eggstravaganza!

Tudor Place

Join us for Eggstravaganza!, a favorite spring tradition. Children of all ages can take part in a lively Easter egg hunt and egg roll on the South Lawn. Afterwards, make crafts and take a picture with the Easter Bunny. The egg hunt begins at 10:30AM and the egg roll begins at 10:45AM.

$8 – $18

Noa Baum-Impossible to Translate but I’ll Try: True-Life Israeli Stories

Arts Barn 311 Kent Square Road, Gaithersburg, MD, United States

Recreation » Performing Arts » Theater Impossible to Translate but I’ll Try: True-Life Israeli Stories Storytelling Workshop and Performance Saturday, April 1, 2023 Born & raised in Israel, Noa Baum was an actress at Jerusalem Khan Theater, studied with Uta Hagen in NYC, & holds an M.A. from NYU. Noa offers a unique combination of performance art & practical […]

Palm Sunday Concert: In Paradisum

Washington National Cathedral 3101 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington, DC, United States

Join us as we journey toward Christ’s crucifixion and resurrection alongside two of Paris’s greatest twentieth-century composers. Immerse yourself in the passion and inspiration of Francis Poulenc’s penitential motets and the orchestral technicolor of his Tenebrae responsories; revel in Maurice Duruflé’s explorations of Gregorian chant; and culminate in the latter’s famous, breathtaking Requiem.   

$20 – $85

Justin Trawick and The Common Good

Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House 2475 18th St NW, Washington, DC, United States

Justin Trawick and The Common Good is the local DMV Americana band lead by singer-songwriter Justin Trawick. Trawick has been performing in the Washington DC area and along the East Coast since 2006, citing musical influences like Bob Schneider, Greensky Bluegrass, The Tallest Man on Earth, G. Love, Old Crow Medicine Show, and David Gray.  In […]

Free

Profs & Pints DC: Hamilton’s History Remix

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

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Hamilton’s History Remix,” a critical look at the musical and the people and events it depicts, with Richard Bell, professor of history at the University of Maryland. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony-winning musical about Alexander Hamilton has sold out theatres throughout the nation and continues to be a major force on Broadway […]

$13.50 – $17

Profs & Pints DC: Ukraine’s Peace Prospects

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

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Ukraine’s Peace Prospects,” a look at how its war with Russia might end, with Michael Kimmage, professor of history at Catholic University and former U.S. State Department planner for Ukraine and Russia. The fighting in Ukraine continues more than a year after Russia began its brutal invasion of that country […]

$13.50 – $17

13th American Healthcare & Hospital Management Summit

1150 22nd Street NW

We cordially invite you to attend the "13th American Healthcare & Hospital Management Summit; (13AHSUCG2023)," which will be conducted from November 15-18 as a hybrid event in Los Angeles, USA, and electronically, in the wake of the 11 prior-Healthcare conferences' tremendous success. The primary focus of the conference will be "Connecting Leaders in Healthcare Transformation […]

https://health.universeconferences.com/registration/

13th American Healthcare & Hospital Management Summit

1150 22nd Street NW

We cordially invite you to attend the "13th American Healthcare & Hospital Management Summit; (13AHSUCG2023)," which will be conducted from November 15-18 as a hybrid event in Los Angeles, USA, and electronically, in the wake of the 11 prior-Healthcare conferences' tremendous success. The primary focus of the conference will be "Connecting Leaders in Healthcare Transformation […]

https://health.universeconferences.com/registration/

60 YEARS AFTER “I HAVE A DREAM” SPEECH, THE WASHINGTON CHORUS HONORS DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING’S ENDURING LEGACY

Kennedy Center 2700 F St NW, Washington, DC, United States

60 YEARS AFTER “I HAVE A DREAM” SPEECH, THE WASHINGTON CHORUS HONORS DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING'S ENDURING LEGACY things The April 4 concert offers a stirring reflection on Dr. King’s struggles and triumphs with “Scenes from the Life of a Martyr” and Duruflé’s “Requiem.” Washington, D.C. (March 9, 2023) – The Washington Chorus will celebrate the […]

Yefim Bronfman, piano

The Kennedy Center

“His energy emanates from his fingers and swirls out of the piano with such perfection that every note grabs the ear with an expressive, singing quality.”
—Washington Post Famed for his commanding, powerful technique coupled with exceptional lyricism, the great Yefim “Fima” Bronfman makes his second Washington Performing Arts appearance of the season in this solo […]

$50 – $80

Profs & Pints DC: Whistleblowing 101

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

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Whistleblowing 101,” a guide to exposing an organization’s wrongdoing, with Stephen Kohn, adjunct professor at the Northeastern University School of Law, co-founder of the National Whistleblower Center, and author of the forthcoming book Rules for Whistleblowers: A Handbook for Doing What’s Right. Nothing shakes up Washington D.C. quite like a […]

$13.50 – $17

Landmark Members Exclusive: Garden Tour

Tudor Place

Discover the history of the garden at Tudor Place in this exclusive Landmark member event. Join Executive Director Mark Hudson on a guided tour focused on garden décor and stories of the past. Followed by a private reception where members will enjoy cocktails and mingle with other Landmark members at the Dower House Side Yard, […]

Free

Art Talk Live with the National Museum of Women in the Arts

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

WHATArt Talk Live: Elizabeth CatlettJoin staff from the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) and the Gadsden Arts Center & Museum (GACM) to explore connections between GACM’s exhibition The Art of Elizabeth Catlett: From the Collection of Samella Lewis and NMWA’s collection. This exhibition comes from the collection of Samella Lewis (1924–2022), a student of […]

Dumbarton House Wedding Expo

Virtual

Interested in getting married at Dumbarton House? Login on April 6th to hear how we can make your big day historic. At this two-hour program, learn about the history of weddings at our historic house museum and how you can too. We’ll review the process of booking and hosting your event, and explain the special […]

Maundy Thursday at National Presbyterian Church

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

You are invited to join us at National Presbyterian Church or online on our Watch page (https://nationalpres.org/watch/) for this special evening Communion service at 7:00 pm on Thursday, April 6. Maundy Thursday is the Thursday before Easter, commemorating the day when Jesus celebrated his Last Supper, washed the feet of his disciples and commanded them […]

Free

Eggstravaganza!

Tudor Place

Join us for Eggstravaganza!, a favorite spring tradition. Children of all ages can take part in a lively Easter egg hunt and egg roll on the South Lawn. Afterwards, make crafts and take a picture with the Easter Bunny. The egg hunt begins at 10:30AM and the egg roll begins at 10:45AM.

$8 – $18

The Tea: Hayley Fahey at National Museum of Women in the Arts

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

The Tea: Hayley FaheyJoin the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) for The Tea, a series of virtual live performances by women musicians. Hayley Fahey has enchanted audiences across the country with her voice’s dynamic range and bluesy tenderness. Her sound is a unique blend of pop, soul and Americana, reminiscent of her […]

Good Friday at National Presbyterian Church

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

At 7:00 pm on April 7, Good Friday, you are invited to join us at National Presbyterian Church or online on our Watch page for this special evening service. We will share in reflections in word and music on the seven last words of Christ. For more information about all our events, please visit us […]

Free

Eggstravaganza!

Tudor Place

Join us for Eggstravaganza!, a favorite spring tradition. Children of all ages can take part in a lively Easter egg hunt and egg roll on the South Lawn. Afterwards, make crafts and take a picture with the Easter Bunny. The egg hunt begins at 10:30AM and the egg roll begins at 10:45AM.

$8 – $18

Easter with National Presbyterian Church

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

You are invited to celebrate Easter with us at National Presbyterian Church on April 9, Easter Sunday at 8:30, 10:00 & 11:30 am. If you can’t attend in person, please join us online at https://nationalpres.org/watch/. For more information please visit our Easter webpage at https://nationalpres.org/event/easter-worship/ or visit our website at https://nationalpres.org/ Our 10:00 am worship […]

Free

National Presbyterian Church presents the Marriage Course, by Alpha

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

7-week course starting April 16 at 9:55 am National Presbyterian Church presents the Marriage Course, by Alpha! Are you looking to bring life to your relationship? Do you want to learn practical tools and techniques to strengthen your connection with your partner? If so, then this course is for you! Over the course of 7 […]

Free

National Presbyterian Church Easter Egg Hunt

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

Kids pre-K through 5th grade are invited for a fun Easter egg hunt! Join us on Easter Sunday, April 9, after the 10:00 am Easter worship service. For more information please visit our Easter webpage at https://nationalpres.org/event/easter-egg-hunt/. All are invited to join us for our Easter worship services at 8:30, 10:00 & 11:30 am. If […]

Free

Profs & Pints DC: Class, Culture, and Conflict in Britain

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

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Class, Culture, and Conflict in Britain,” a look at how a marginalized majority found a voice and a cause, with Martin Farr, senior lecturer in contemporary British history at England’s Newcastle University. Britain can appear to be a place of extremes, with stereotypical aristocrats and hooligans, rolling hills surrounding post-industrial […]

$13.50 – $17

Air: A Reading and Talkback

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

Mina and River travel to Fairbanks, Alaska, where they are producing the second season of Clime. Ahnah is a world-renowned indigenous glass artist and art therapist who has spent decades in residence at a glass center in Fairbanks, Alaska, one of the most polluted cities in the U.S. As her lungs begin to weaken from […]

Free