For kids: a virtual field trip to the National Zoo’s Coral Lab and a “Books and Baseball” session with a coach from the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy.
Though fact-filled, this biography by George Washington University professor of English Ormond Seavey does strangely little to reveal the private man behind the public persona.
The Phillips Collection will present an online wire workshop and the Smithsonian American Art Museum will host a virtual conversation on Chicanx graphic arts and activism.
With the inauguration on the minds of many, the White House Historical Association will present two free online programs about past inaugurations on Jan. 19, the day before.
Classes are being offered by the Washington School of Ballet, Hinckley Pottery and others. Also available: virtual visits to the Tudor Place garden, Asian temples and Coney Island.
The Carlyle Group co-founder is capitalizing on his television show by publishing some of his interviews. This volume features 15 men and 15 women he deems as exemplifying leadership.
Once January gets underway, you can take in online concerts, poetry readings and presentations on pandemic history, insect adaptations, interior design and Burman textiles.
The year is wrapping up with gifts of virtual music and dance performances. Outdoors, you can head north to view lights in Anne Arundel or head west to count birds in Loudoun.
Art is on view and on sale at Washington Printmakers Gallery and Glen Echo Park. Streaming this weekend: virtual Christmas concerts.
“Mary Ellen Mark: Girlhood” is due to open at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in January, and “The New Woman Behind the Camera” at the National Gallery of Art in February.