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Zilia Sánchez at the Phillips

Major art museums throughout the country seem increasingly engaged in producing a new breed of exhibitions — shows that introduce audiences to modern and...

Weekend Round Up March 21, 2019

During the first big weekend of the National Cherry Blossom Festival: the Pink Tie Party, a Georgetown cupcake tour and art and music inspired by “The Tale of Genji.”

Tudor Place Lawn Torn Up for Cistern Project

The new south lawn at the historic Georgetown estate should be in place by the 27th annual Spring Garden Party on May 22.

Rasmussen Talks About AU’s Corcoran Collection

In addition to paintings, drawings and prints, the American University Museum acquired 900 objects, from ancient terracottas to a nylon piece with “all kinds of herbs in it … full of bugs.”

Weekend Round Up March 14, 2019

Along with celebrating St. Patrick — and all things Irish — you can sketch orchids, tour Heurich House with the kids and wander the Travel & Adventure Show.

Spring Arts Preview: Visual Arts

Our writer on the visual arts highlights several of the most intriguing museum exhibitions on view this spring.

Weekend Round Up March 7, 2019

Prepare to be smitten, as Charles II was, by Nell Gwynn at the Folger. The show, with Alison Luff playing Nell, closes this weekend.

Green’s the Thing at Alexandria St. Patrick’s Parade (photos)

The Ballyshaners, a nonprofit organization that promotes Irish heritage in Alexandria, organizes and hosts the annual event, one of the earliest St. Patrick's parades in the nation.

Weekend Round Up February 28, 2019

This weekend's options include a Whiskey Walk and a Jazz Service. Ready for St. Patrick’s Day? Alexandria’s parade is this Saturday and an Irish tenor will sing at the Perry Belmont House on Sunday.

The 2019 Oscars: Hooray for Hollywood

From the moment when what’s left of the stadium band Queen rocked the house, you could let out a sigh of relief that things would be okay.