A Collector of Senegalese Jewelry Tells Her Story
The exhibition “Good as Gold: Fashioning Senegalese Women,” showcasing jewelry created by master goldsmiths in Senegal in the early and mid-20th century, opened on Oct. 24 at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art.
Holiday Arts Preview: Visual Arts
NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART Gordon Parks: The New Tide, Early Work 1940–1950 Through Feb. 18 Within just a decade, Gordon Parks (1912–2006) grew from a self-taught portrait photographer and photojournalist […]
Exorcist Steps Up for Landmark Status
On Nov. 15, the District’s Historic Preservation Review Board will consider an application to make the Exorcist Steps a historic landmark, similar to but not on par with the presidential and war memorials.
Moore’s ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ Is a Call to Action (photos)
Jeff Malet • September 19, 2018
Michael Moore made an appearance at the D.C. premiere of his documentary, “Fahrenheit 11/9,” on Sept. 17. The two-hour film is about the 2016 election and the subsequent presidency of Donald Trump.
Last Chance: Thursday’s Cultural Leadership Breakfast
Rachel Goslins, director of the Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building, will speak at Georgetown Media Group’s Sept. 13 Cultural Leadership Breakfast at the George Town Club. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Weekend Round Up August 2, 2018
“La donna è mobile” — just ask the Duke of Mantua at Wolf Trap Opera’s “Rigoletto” or Sarah Fraser at her live podcast taping on Friday. On Sunday: the Citi Open finals and Signature Theatre’s open house.
Weekend Round Up July 19, 2018
This weekend, adults can tap into comedy at the Kennedy Center and kids can widen their eyes at the National Gallery and stretch their ears at Wolf Trap.
On the Mall: Armenia and Catalonia
At the 51st annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival, which runs through July 1 and from July 4 to 8, visitors are invited to engage with the traditional arts and food right on the Mall.
Weekend Round Up June 21, 2018
Metropolitan Washington BBQ & Grilling Week ends Friday. Then, on Saturday and Sunday, four blocks of Pennsylvania Avenue will be smokin’ for the National Capital BBQ Battle.
Weekend Round Up June 14, 2018
Is your dad into dragon boats, daguerreotypes or Die Mannschaft? If so, have we got a Father’s Day Weekend idea (and others) for you …