‘Hilma’ at the Wilma and More Philly Delving

June 13, 2024

For those planning to visit the Philadelphia Museum of Art this month to see “Mary Cassatt at Work,” here is a performing arts roundup and a lodging option. First, let’s […]

‘Cassatt at Work’ in Philadelphia

Of the four most accomplished French Impressionists who were women, only Mary Cassatt wasn’t French. Born in 1844 in Allegheny, Pennsylvania (now Pittsburgh’s North Side), Cassatt was raised in Philadelphia […]

D.C. ArtsWatch

June 12, 2024

New Artistic Leadership at Imagination Stage Joanne Seelig Lamparter is the new chief artistic programming officer for Imagination Stage, succeeding Janet Stanford, the venue’s founding artistic director, who retired on May […]

Celebrating 30 Years at the Kreeger

June 6, 2024

By Forbes Dudley Honoring an impressive 30 years as a museum, the Kreeger celebrated their anniversary this past Saturday evening with food, drinks, live jazz music, and the opening of […]

‘Brilliant Exiles’ at the Portrait Gallery

Both the Paris Métro and the world’s tallest Ferris wheel made their debut at the Exposition Universelle of 1900. With the fair as its starting point, the National Portrait Gallery’s […]

‘Bonnard’s Worlds’ at the Phillips

May 23, 2024

One of the most captivating art museum experiences in Washington, D.C., a city with many, is the Phillips Collection’s Rothko Room. In this small gallery, seated on a bench in […]

The Georgetowner’s Spring 2024 Theater Guide 

April 10, 2024

 ONGOING …  At Arena Stage, Trip Cullman directs “Unknown Soldier,” the last musical by “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson” composer Michael Friedman, with lyrics by Friedman and Daniel Goldstein, who wrote […]

‘Bond in Motion’ at Spy Museum: Cars Are the Stars 

February 29, 2024

The International Spy Museum which moved to L’Enfant Plaza in 2019, displays at its entrance the most beautiful silver car—none other than an Aston Martin DB5 with the  license plate JB007 that appeared in […]

Tudor Place’s ‘Ancestral Spaces’ Pays Homage to Its Black History

By Hailey Wharram Tudor Place opened an exhibition entitled, “Ancestral Spaces: People of African Descent at Tudor Place,” on Feb. 6, timed for Black History Month. It is proving so […]

Spring Visual Arts Preview

February 14, 2024

Building Stories   National Building Museum    Opened Jan. 21    Curated by children’s book historian Leonard S. Marcus, a founding trustee of the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, and featuring […]