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Opera Singers Find Inspiration in Art

Fresh from lead roles in Wolf Trap Opera’s production of “Idomeneo,” Megan Samarin and Ian Koziara — two of this summer’s 20 Filene Artists — were preparing for a July 19 recital at the Phillips Collection.

Weekend Round Up July 12, 2018

In between Capital Fringe shows, spend time outside, cleaning up Theodore Roosevelt Island and picnicking with sculptures at the Kreeger and to the sounds of folk and Southern rock in Rose Park.

‘Giacometti’ at the Guggenheim

Sculptor Alberto Giacometti spent most of his artistic life in a 15-by-16-foot studio on Rue Hippolyte-Maindron in Paris’s Montparnasse district. A film clip running...

Giacometti at the Guggenheim

Sculptor Alberto Giacometti spent most of his artistic life in a 15-by-16-foot studio on Rue Hippolyte-Maindron in Paris’s Montparnasse district. A film clip running...

On the Mall: Armenia and Catalonia

At the 51st annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival, which runs through July 1 and from July 4 to 8, visitors are invited to engage with the traditional arts and food right on the Mall.

Weekend Round Up June 28, 2018

Don’t wait until Wednesday to celebrate! Stars will perform at Wolf Trap and Strathmore this Friday. On Saturday, kids can honk truck horns and grownups can raise a wineglass.

Weekend Round Up June 21, 2018

Metropolitan Washington BBQ & Grilling Week ends Friday. Then, on Saturday and Sunday, four blocks of Pennsylvania Avenue will be smokin’ for the National Capital BBQ Battle.

Aboriginal Artists at the Phillips

Last month, in anticipation of a June 7 breakfast talk by the brilliant and mellifluous Gus Casely-Hayford, new director of the Smithsonian National Museum...

Weekend Round Up June 14, 2018

Is your dad into dragon boats, daguerreotypes or Die Mannschaft? If so, have we got a Father's Day Weekend idea (and others) for you ...

African Art Museum Director Speaks in Georgetown

In his work, not only for museums but as a writer, lecturer and broadcaster, Augustus (Gus) Casely-Hayford has sought to overcome the centuries-long assault on and denigration of African culture.