Half Virtual Arts Round Up, 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

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.

Aspire House Tour: Doing Good By Design

The Aspire House Tour will run from Friday, Aug. 21, through Sunday, Sept. 14. This year’s home is located at 952 Mackall Farms Lane in McLean, Virginia.

Mostly Virtual Arts Round Up, August 20, 2020

In-town suggestion: the weekend wine garden at the Kennedy Center’s River Pavilion. Out-of-town suggestion: George Mason’s Gunston Hall, south of Alexandria, Virginia.

Museums: Still Closed, for the Most Part, But Not at Risk

NPR recently broadcast a story with the alarming headline: “One-Third Of U.S. Museums May Not Survive The Year, Survey Finds.”

Mostly Virtual Arts Round Up, 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

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

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.

Mostly Virtual Arts Round Up, July 30, 2020

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

Mostly Virtual Arts Round Up, July 23, 2020

The zoo gates are opening on Connecticut Avenue and the hangar doors are going up (so to speak) in Chantilly. But don't put your screens away yet.