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The Apollo Orchestra with Metropolitan Opera Stars

The United Church 1920 G Street NW, Washington, DC, United States

The Apollo Orchestra will perform with Metropolitan Opera luminaries Elizabeth Bishop, mezzo soprano, and Barry Banks, tenor on November 3 at 7:30pm. Admission is free. The program will open with Symphony Number 38, "Prague" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. This symphony remains one of Mozart's most interesting and popular symphonies due to its richness of contrapuntal […]

Free

Plant Nite for Puerto Rico Disaster Relief

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

Calling all Creative Spirits! Discover your green thumb skills while raising money for the Hispanic Federation: UNIDOS, a hurricane relief fund for Hurricane Maria victims in Puerto Rico. https://hispanicfederation.org/unidos/ At Plant Nite, a Master Gardener will assist and inspire you to create a unique terrarium while drinking and eating free snacks for a good cause. […]

$50

Holiday Card Crafting

Georgetown Neighborhood Library 3260 R St. NW, Washington, DC, United States

Drop by the Georgetown branch of DC Public Library for an afternoon of seasonal crafting, where we will be making holiday-themed greeting cards and gift tags. All materials will be provided. Due to the projects included, this event is recommended for ages 18+. Questions? Email georgetownlibrary@dc.gov

Free

A-RTS AT ROCKVILLE TOWN SQUARE THE AFFORDABLE ARTS FESTIVAL

Rockville Town Square 200 East Middle Lane, Rockville, MD, United States

A-RTS, the Affordable Arts Festival, at Rockville Town Square is a premier event in a spectacular venue organized and managed by the Bethesda Row Arts Festival team. The Sixth Annual […]

Free

A-RTS AT ROCKVILLE TOWN SQUARE THE AFFORDABLE ARTS FESTIVAL

Rockville Town Square 200 East Middle Lane, Rockville, MD, United States

A-RTS, the Affordable Arts Festival, at Rockville Town Square is a premier event in a spectacular venue organized and managed by the Bethesda Row Arts Festival team. The Sixth Annual […]

Free

BETHESDA ROW ARTS FESTIVAL

Bethesda Row 4841 Bethesda Ave, Bethesda, MD, United States

October 13-14, 2018 Saturday, 11 am-6 pm Sunday, 10 am-5 pm Free Admission The Bethesda Row Arts Festival, now in its 21st year, is recognized as one of the top […]

Free

Opera: Expressing Cancer Survivors Emotional Healing Journey

Mexican Cultural Institute 2829 16th St NW, Washington, DC, United States

On the occasion of "Breast Cancer Awareness Month" Nueva Vida will honor survivors strength and resilience by holding the event "Opera: Expressing Cancer Survivors Emotional Healing Journey." The beauty and […]

$80.00

Washington Bach Consort presents “Bach to Mozart”

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

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart had a lively interest in J.S. Bach’s compositions, and arranged for his father to send him copies of Bach’s collection of keyboard pieces, The Well-Tempered Clavier. Mozart […]

Winter’s Eve

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

Celebrate the holiday season at Glen Echo Park’s annual Winter’s Eve event. FREE activities including holiday crafts, sing-alongs, story-telling, holiday portrait sessions, open studios, and a hot chocolate bar. Browse […]

Free

LADIES IN THE DAY Tribute Show to the Divas of Jazz and Blues

union stage 740 Water St SW, Washington, United States

Experience the soulful sounds of yesteryear as LADIES IN THE DAY light up District Wharf this holiday season with a mix of classy, sassy renditions of jazz and blues classics […]

$35.00

Smithsonian Craft Show 2019 Friends Night Out

National Building Museum Washington DC, United States

Bring your friends for this special night of fun shopping, nibbles and cash bar at the Smithsonian Craft Show. Extended shopping hours for Thursday night patrons at the general admission price! Advance Online Tickets - $17, Door Price - $20.

$17

Summer Art Workshop

National Sporting Library & Museum 102 The Plains Road, Middleburg, VA, United States

Summer is cool at NSLM! Summer Art Workshops offer free art activities for kids aged 5 and up. Learn more color theory, shape, proportion, and more while having fun and […]

Free

Summer Art Workshop

National Sporting Library & Museum 102 The Plains Road, Middleburg, VA, United States

Summer is cool at NSLM! Summer Art Workshops offer free art activities for kids aged 5 and up. Learn more color theory, shape, proportion, and more while having fun and […]

Free

Summer Art Workshop

National Sporting Library & Museum 102 The Plains Road, Middleburg, VA, United States

Summer is cool at NSLM! Summer Art Workshops offer free art activities for kids aged 5 and up. Learn more color theory, shape, proportion, and more while having fun and […]

Free

Summer Art Workshop

National Sporting Library & Museum 102 The Plains Road, Middleburg, VA, United States

Summer is cool at NSLM! Summer Art Workshops offer free art activities for kids aged 5 and up. Learn more color theory, shape, proportion, and more while having fun and […]

Free

Summer Art Workshop

National Sporting Library & Museum 102 The Plains Road, Middleburg, VA, United States

Summer is cool at NSLM! Summer Art Workshops offer free art activities for kids aged 5 and up. Learn more color theory, shape, proportion, and more while having fun and […]

Free

NEXT 2021 at the Corcoran

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

This year, for the first time in its history, NEXT will be a hybrid virtual and physical experience, with outdoor installations on GW’s Foggy Bottom campus that will be on view until […]

Viewfinder Virtual Film Series: Chitra Ganesh on Dreaming and Refusal

Online

Join the Smithsonian American Art Museum for a virtual film screening featuring the work of artistic duo Girl. Made up of the Brooklyn-based artists Chitra Ganesh and Simone Leigh, Girl created the collaborative video My Dreams, My Works Must Wait Till After Hell (7:14 mins., 2011). Set to a haunting score of Japanese flutes and […]

Free

New Writings in American Art: Virtual Conversation with Mary Anne Goley

Online

Join the Smithsonian American Art Museum for a virtual conversation featuring author and art historian Mary Anne Goley. Learn more about Goley’s most recent publication Democracy’s Medici: The Federal Reserve and the Art of Collecting (2020). This program is part of SAAM’s ongoing series New Writings in American Art, highlighting new scholarship and publications in […]

Free

50th Annual Labor Day Art Show

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

The 50th Annual Labor Day Art Show at Glen Echo Park will be held in the historic Spanish Ballroom. The exhibition features the work of more than 200 artists from […]

Free

The Keegan Theatre Presents Good People

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

Tony Award Nominated for Best Play. With wry humour and astonishing realism, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Lindsay-Abaire creates both a loving portrait of his hometown and a widely relatable tale of socio-economic struggle. In the world of Good People, we see that very few can afford to be as good as they think they are, […]

$40.00 – $50.00

Clarice Smith Virtual Lecture Series with Fred Wilson

Online

Take a journey lead by the creative powerhouse, Fred Wilson, during this captivating virtual lecture. Listen as he traces his artistic career and process through many decades, mediums, and techniques. Wilson is known for challenging assumptions of history, culture, race, and conventions of display by reframing objects and cultural symbols, altering traditional interpretations, and encouraging […]

Free

Carousel 100th Anniversary Final Celebration

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

Join us as we close out the carousel's 100th anniversary season with a special celebration, including performances, family crafts, carousel rides, and more. The event will also include a Sponsor […]

Free

Mother Goose at Imagination Stage

Premiere of Mother Goose runs March 11 - April 10, 2022   BETHESDA, MD (February 15, 2022) Imagination Stage continues its 2021-2022 season with the World Premiere production of Mother […]

Speed Fascinator Workshop with Master Milliner Jenny Pfanenstiel

National Sporting Library & Museum 102 The Plains Road, Middleburg, VA, United States

Jenny Pfanenstiel, Master Milliner and owner of Forme Millinery, instructs participants on how to manipulate feathers, horsehair, flowers, and ribbon to create your own fascinator. Each participant receives a fascinator […]

Acclaimed String Quartet ETHEL Performs “Signature Sessions” at Kennedy Center 5/12

Acclaimed String Quartet ETHEL Performs “Signature Sessions” at Kennedy Center 5/12 “They own their own music, and when they want it to roar, they roar.” – Los Angeles Times “ETHEL’s distinction derives from a thoroughgoing virtuosity, a strong group identity that nevertheless encourages individuality, and the warmly inclusive embrace of their audience. In the hands of […]

HUMANKIND at the Amy Kaslow Gallery

Amy Kaslow Gallery 4300 Fordham Rd. NW, Washington, DC, United States

HUMANKIND Friday, May 20, 202212:00 PM Sunday, July 10, 20226:00 PM Amy Kaslow Gallery4300 Fordham Road NorthwestWashington, DC, 20016United States (map) HumanKind opens May 20th, an installation of painted, sculpted and assembled works that celebrate how we see ourselves and one another. The artists peel back our defects to expose the raw beauty we so often […]

National Portrait Gallery Announces Premiere of “Birthright,” a Live Performance by Artist Maren Hassinger

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

National Portrait Gallery Announces Premiere of “Birthright,” a Live Performance by Artist Maren Hassinger June 25 Long-Awaited Performance Is a Commission of the Portrait Gallery’s “IDENTIFY” series  Credit: “Birthright” (still) by Maren Hassinger, 2005. Single-channel […]

Glenstone Museum’s Fall 2022 Exhibitions

Glenstone Museum

Glenstone Museum’s Fall 2022 Exhibitions to Include Presentations by R.H. Quaytman and Wade Guyton Glenstone Museum’s Fall 2022 Exhibitions to Include Presentations by R.H. Quaytman and Wade Guyton POTOMAC, MD, July […]

Profs & Pints DC: A Portrait of Picasso

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

Profs and Pints DC presents: “A Portrait of Picasso,” a look at the art and life of one of the twentieth century’s most important and prolific artists, with Lisa Lipinski, assistant professor of art history at the George Washington University’s Corcoran School of the Arts and Design. Pablo Picasso was both celebrated and incredibly influential, […]

$12. – $13

Visiting Artists Series: Erika Ranee

Katzen Arts Center 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, United States

American University's Studio Art MFA program presents visiting artist Erika Ranee. Ranee has exhibited her multilayered abstract paintings nationally and internationally. She says, "Like pages from a journal, each artwork is an exercise in pushing paint around to articulate a time capsule on canvas."

Free

Wax & Wane

The Fillmore 1801 34th St NW, Washington, DC, United States

“The human condition can be defined as the characteristics and key events of human life, including birth, learning, emotion, aspiration, morality, conflict, and death.” Wax & Wane explores the human condition and how it directly relates to our everyday worldly lived experiences. This evening length work, created by Raeanna “Rae” Grey in collaboration with the […]

$5 – $15

Blossom to Beverage: The Story of Chocolate

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

Saturday and Sunday, February 17–18, 10:30 AM–5 PM National Mall The story of chocolate begins with a small cacao tree rooted deep in the history of Mesoamerican culture. Learn the […]

Artists at Work Speakers Series

Sitar Arts Center 1700 Kalorama Rd NW, Washington, DC, United States

Sitar Arts Center's Artists at Work Speakers Series gives you behind-the-scenes access to DC's most exciting arts venues through the personal stories of the professionals who make the magic happen. […]

Free