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Weekend Round Up September 6, 2018

This year’s DC Shorts Film Festival runs tonight through Sept. 16, with an opening weekend party on Saturday. Also this Saturday: the Book Hill Gallery Walk.
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Portrait Gallery Displays Bernstein Photo on 100th Birthday (video)

The photograph, a promised gift to the museum from Daniel Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser, is on view in the Gallery's “Celebrate” space on the first floor, near the G Street entrance, through Sept. 23.

Silhouettes at the Portrait Gallery

In one wide corridor and four side galleries, the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery has installed “Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now,” a thought-provoking — one might even say devious — exhibition that is almost entirely colorless.

Weekend Round Up August 16, 2018

Art lovers can take the kids to the Portrait Gallery’s open studio on Friday and learn about “degenerate art” at the National Gallery on Sunday — the last day of Summer Restaurant Week.

Weekend Round Up July 26, 2018

On Saturday, after an aquatic happy hour, you can hear Willie Colón and the best of Wagner’s Ring. Recover on Sunday with glassblowing at Glen Echo and landscape-looking at Waverly Street Gallery.

Georg Baselitz at the Hirshhorn

In the wake of World War II, Germany was in ruins. What remained was a vast landscape of bombed-out cities and scorched countryside, and...

Weekend Round Up July 19, 2018

This weekend, adults can tap into comedy at the Kennedy Center and kids can widen their eyes at the National Gallery and stretch their ears at Wolf Trap.

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...