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African Art Museum Director Speaks in Georgetown

In his work, not only for museums but as a writer, lecturer and broadcaster, Augustus (Gus) Casely-Hayford has sought to overcome the centuries-long assault on and denigration of African culture.

DCArtswatch June 6, 2018

Compiled by Richard Selden AU MUSEUM GETS CORCORAN ART Nearly 9,000 works of art from the Corcoran collection that the National Gallery of Art chose not...

LAST CHANCE: Thursday’s Breakfast With Scott Tucker

RSVP to Georgetown Media Group's May 3 Cultural Leadership Breakfast, at which the Choral Arts Society of Washington's artistic director will speak, by emailing richard@georgetowner.com.

DCArtswatch April 4, 2018

Compiled by Richard Selden FILMFESTDC RETURNS The 32ndannual international film festival known as FilmFestDC will take place April 19 to 29, presenting 80 films from 45...

Weekend Round Up March 8, 2018

The 48th annual St. Patrick’s Parade of Washington, D.C., is this Sunday. Get your Gaelic on the night before at a concert by the Irish Tenors at the National.

Air and Space Curator Shares Revamp Plans

Chief Curator Peter L. Jakab, who spoke at this month's Cultural Leadership Breakfast, started out at the National Air and Space Museum seven years after the museum opened, during the nation’s bicentennial.

LAST CALL: Georgetown Night at ‘Hamlet’

Use the GEORGETOWNER55 code to order your tickets for the Thursday, March 1, performance of this attention-getting Shakespeare Theatre Company production, including a special pre-show reception.

Obama Portraits Unveiled at National Portrait Gallery

The Michelle Obama portrait will be up through November with other recent acquisitions; the Barack Obama portrait will be on permanent display in the America’s Presidents gallery.

Halcyon Hosts Arts Lab Open House

The former Fillmore School now houses studios for Halcyon’s artist fellows; a dance studio named for Septime Webre and the “one-room” Mysa School.

Bridge Street Books to Become Nonprofit

After its gregarious and affable owner Philip Levy died unexpectedly last October, many in Georgetown were concerned that the store they love might close.