Augustus (Gus) Casely-Hayford, the new director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, will speak at the George Town Club as part of Georgetown Media Group's Cultural Leadership Breakfast Series, sponsored by Bonhams.
Dorrance Dance is at Strathmore and Bowen McCauley Dance is at the Kennedy Center. Also this weekend: a showcase of Oscar-nominated short films at the National Archives.
The Michelle Obama portrait will be up through November with other recent acquisitions; the Barack Obama portrait will be on permanent display in the America’s Presidents gallery.
The former Fillmore School now houses studios for Halcyon’s artist fellows; a dance studio named for Septime Webre and the “one-room” Mysa School.
The loan exhibition from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is a treasure chest, but so are the booths of the 70 exhibitors, all of which showcase objects of museum quality.
Prior to the closing of “Murder Is Her Hobby” on Sunday, Jan. 28, there are two special events on the calendar, both on Fridays at noon.
Here for one more time are some of those who one way or another have finagled their time on earth into the memories of those who cherish (or, in one case or two, deplore) them.
Presented by the Georgetown Business Improvement District, “Glow,” Georgetown's exhibition of light art, will feature nine installations by local and international artists, with works lit from 5 to 10 p.m. nightly.