Weekly Arts Round Up, May 6, 2021

May 6, 2021

As part of the Smithsonian’s phased re-emergence, the Renwick Gallery will reopen on May 14 with “Forces of Nature: Renwick Invitational 2020.”

Wife-Killer Movie ‘Georgetown’ Opens May 14


In the film, a trio of stars — Christoph Waltz, Vanessa Redgrave and Annette Bening — brings an unbelievable story to fictionalized life.

The Georgetowner’s May Print Issue: Art for Art’s Sake

May 3, 2021

Get ready to indulge your senses with The Georgetowner’s Spring Arts Preview, coming up in our next print issue, appearing May 12.

May Day 50 Years Ago: The Largest Mass Arrest in U.S. History


For many in Georgetown in 1971, the protests were right outside their doors, as traffic was snarled and streets trashed, with tear gas in the air.

Weekly Arts Round Up, April 29, 2021

April 29, 2021

Woolly Mammoth’s free virtual gala will take place on Monday and the National Air and Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center will reopen on Wednesday with timed-entry ticketing.

Smithsonian Craft Optimism Opens April 24

April 22, 2021

The Smithsonian Women’s Committee’s curated, climate-conscious makers’ market will be available online through May 1.

Weekly Arts Round Up, April 22, 2021


Sign up for the National Sporting Library & Museum’s online program on brook trout next Thursday and you may win a sample of dry flies.

Celebrating Smiles to Mark International Haiku Poetry Day, April 17

April 15, 2021

To spark some creativity in a rough time, here at The Georgetowner we decided to write some haikus about smiles (and masks), with images by the Beauty Team.

Weekly Arts Round Up, April 15, 2021


Ford’s is presenting a radio play and GALA will reopen with a show about radio plays. This Saturday: a streamed performance by the Thalea String Quartet.

Kitty Kelley Book Club: ‘1957: The Year That Launched the American Future’


Former NBC and Fox News correspondent Eric Burns divides his 15th book into five parts, the most important being on race, the cutting issue of our times then and now.