Planet Word: Igniting Minds with the Versatility of Language

July 11, 2024

Planet Word is fun! If you want a way to connect words to pictures in a child’s mind, Planet Word has it. Through demonstration, performance, listening, watching, practice and speech, a tour through one of Washington, […]

Celebrating 30 Years at the Kreeger

June 6, 2024

By Forbes Dudley Honoring an impressive 30 years as a museum, the Kreeger celebrated their anniversary this past Saturday evening with food, drinks, live jazz music, and the opening of […]

‘Brilliant Exiles’ at the Portrait Gallery


Both the Paris Métro and the world’s tallest Ferris wheel made their debut at the Exposition Universelle of 1900. With the fair as its starting point, the National Portrait Gallery’s […]

‘Bonnard’s Worlds’ at the Phillips

May 23, 2024

One of the most captivating art museum experiences in Washington, D.C., a city with many, is the Phillips Collection’s Rothko Room. In this small gallery, seated on a bench in […]

The Georgetowner’s Spring 2024 Theater Guide 

April 10, 2024

 ONGOING …  At Arena Stage, Trip Cullman directs “Unknown Soldier,” the last musical by “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson” composer Michael Friedman, with lyrics by Friedman and Daniel Goldstein, who wrote […]

Artswatch : Rubenstein Leaves KenCen; NGA’s Cornell Trove; Helen Hayes Nominations

February 14, 2024

Rubenstein to Conclude Kennedy Center Chairmanship   Chair of the Kennedy Center’s board of trustees since 2010, philanthropist David M. Rubenstein, co-founder of the Carlyle Group global investment firm, will step […]

Spring Visual Arts Preview


Building Stories   National Building Museum    Opened Jan. 21    Curated by children’s book historian Leonard S. Marcus, a founding trustee of the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, and featuring […]

Weekend Roundup, Feb. 8 – 11

February 8, 2024

Happy weekend! So many options, including performances by The National Philharmonic and The National Chamber Ensemble. Celebrate Mardi Gras at The Wharf, enjoy a book talk on Phillis Wheatley at […]

Weekend Roundup, Feb. 1 – 4

February 1, 2024

Happy weekend! February is Black History Month and The National Gallery of Art is hosting some great programming. Lunar New Year celebrations are at The National Museum of Asian Art […]

Rubenstein to Leave Kennedy Center, Possibly Buy Orioles


After 14 years at The Kennedy Center, Chair of the center’s Board, David Rubenstein is ready to play ball — with the Baltimore Orioles that is. The Angelos family, current […]