Virtual Arts Round Up, June 11, 2020

Feature films from Korea and documentaries from around the world are available for online viewing this month. Or would you rather watch jellyfish?

Virtual Arts Round Up, June 4, 2020

Online arts offerings of note include kids' activities at Glen Echo Park, the Hirshhorn Museum, the Phillips Collection and Strathmore.

Christo, Conceiver of Grand But Fleeting Art

With his wife Jeanne-Claude, Christo, who died on May 31, carried out two dozen projects, from installing 23 miles of curtained “gates” in Central Park to wrapping in fabric the oldest bridge in Paris.

Cultural Distancing Marches On

As D.C.-area arts organizations firm up their summer and fall plans, here is a handful (screenful?) of current recommendations for cultural distancing.

The Power of Art, Right Now

I have been dreading this column. I have been scared and slightly nauseated by the prospect of trying to write about art right now. I’ll...

DC Artswatch: Wolf Trap, In Series, Hillwood Book

Wolf Trap's summer season is now set to start on Friday, July 3. As of this writing, the rest of the season remains on the books.

Shakespeare’s Birthday at Home

The public is invited to post their own scenes, monologues, sonnet readings, selfies, artwork and baked goods on social media, tagging @folgerlibrary and using the hashtag #ShareYourShakespeare.

An Appreciation: Gary Tischler Was Our Best

Gary Tischler never wrote an inauthentic word in his life, says colleague Ari Post, who adds: "He wrote about Bryce Harper the same way he wrote about Puccini."

Art in the Time of Contagion

Ari Post was at the National Gallery of Art to see “Degas at the Opéra” on Friday, March 13, the last day the gallery was open to the public for the foreseeable future.

Alexandra Petri’s ‘Inherit the Windbag’

There’s been so much political, cultural and natural drama (see COVID-19) lately that some folks might be thinking it looks like 1968 all over...