There is only so much you can see through a screen. Going to a museum right now and engaging with the depth and dimensionality of real-life art is a vital escape into beauty.
On Friday and Saturday, the Udvar-Hazy Center will celebrate the International Space Station. Also, galleries are about to close and reopen in the National Gallery’s West Building.
This review of Alex Trebek’s memoir originally appeared in the Oct. 14, 2020, issue of The Georgetowner. It is republished here in tribute to Trebek, who passed away on Nov. 8.
Want to draw dinosaurs or make street art? Have we got a stream for you! Among other options: string duets at the Kennedy Center’s Reach campus and a Beltway-themed audio play.
Artist Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg of Bethesda changes the numerals on the sign regularly. Ruppert Landscape donated its skills to get the Armory Parade Ground installation started.
On Halloween night, the Choral Arts Society and Dumbarton Oaks will stream music performances. Head to Martin’s Tavern on Tuesday for an election-night watch party.
Karen L. Daly, executive director of Georgetown’s Dumbarton House for the past 12 years, has been named president of Stratford Hall in Virginia, home to four generations of Lees.
A theater welcomes an in-person audience, a history museum names a new director, the founders of a studio community step down and a major art exhibition is postponed.
Opening soon: a new Addison/Ripley show and half the main floor of the National Gallery’s West Building. Next Thursday, go on a high-def encounter with the Barnes Foundation Matisses.