DC Artswatch

September 15, 2020

This month’s DC Artswatch column includes items about the Helen Hayes Awards, Twins Jazz, Planet Word and Shakespeare Theatre Company.

Weekly Arts Round Up, September 10, 2020

September 10, 2020

Upcoming topics for online learning: Japanese textiles, Russian opera (and tea drinking), naturalist Alexander von Humboldt and painter Miki Hayakawa.

Half Virtual Arts Round Up, September 3, 2020

September 3, 2020

Closing soon: a botanical art exhibition at the Athenaeum in Alexandria. Now open: the grounds and pavilions at Glenstone and the sculpture garden at the Kreeger Museum.

Half Virtual Arts Round Up, August 27, 2020

August 27, 2020

Tomorrow is the last day to view the Ida B. Wells mural. Live and in person: a Haggadah program at the Museum of the Bible, storytelling and cemetery tours at Lincoln’s Cottage and comedy at the Birchmere.

Mostly Virtual Arts Round Up, August 13, 2020

August 13, 2020

Starting a two-week run on Monday: Metropolitan Washington Restaurant “Week.” Also on Monday, works of art 12 and 24 feet tall go on view at the reopened Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden.

DC Artswatch

August 11, 2020

Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie G. Bunch III is reviewing a letter accusing the National Museum of African Art of having “recruited, retained and promoted a predominantly White staff.”

Half Virtual Arts Round Up

August 6, 2020

You can browse used books in Georgetown, tour District Winery, view art in Del Ray and soak up Shakespeare in Staunton. But there’s still plenty to do from your keyboard.

Pianist Leon Fleisher, 1928-2020

August 3, 2020

Fleisher, who died on Aug. 2, was not only a Leon but a Leo, which fit. From a young age, he was a celebrity in the world of classical music, which loomed larger in mid-20th-century American culture than it does today.

Mostly Virtual Arts Round Up, July 30, 2020

July 30, 2020

Those staying put this weekend can go on virtual tours of Prohibition-era U Street and Rock Creek Cemetery.

Improve Your Opera Singing on Zoom? Yes, Says M Institute

July 23, 2020

The virtual event on July 18 was one of several online master classes and workshops presented by the D.C.-based conservatory as part of its New Era Voice Festival.