Obama Portraits Unveiled at National Portrait Gallery

The Michelle Obama portrait will be up through November with other recent acquisitions; the Barack Obama portrait will be on permanent display in the America’s Presidents gallery.

Weekend Round Up February 8, 2018

Some options this weekend: tasting chocolate, cooking Indian food, learning about bridal etiquette and attending classical, jazz and choral concerts.

At the Phillips: ‘Ten Americans: After Paul Klee’

Paul Klee was one of those rare artistic innovators whose influence, like an undercurrent, can be difficult to gauge from the surface but should...

Halcyon Hosts Arts Lab Open House

The former Fillmore School now houses studios for Halcyon’s artist fellows; a dance studio named for Septime Webre and the “one-room” Mysa School.

‘Pickett’s Charge’ at the Hirshhorn

Our way of describing art in grand, esoteric terms developed strangely throughout the 20th century as American academics began mimicking the dense and syntactically...

This Week: New York’s Winter Antiques Show

The loan exhibition from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is a treasure chest, but so are the booths of the 70 exhibitors, all of which showcase objects of museum quality.

Closing Soon: ‘Nutshell Studies’ at Renwick Gallery

Prior to the closing of “Murder Is Her Hobby” on Sunday, Jan. 28, there are two special events on the calendar, both on Fridays at noon.

‘City of Hope’ at National Museum of African American History

An exhibition that opened last month commemorates the 50th anniversary of what tragically became Martin Luther King Jr.’s final crusade, which brought Resurrection City to the National Mall.

Sylvia Plath at the National Portrait Gallery

As a writer, you will never run out of ways to improve. You will never simply get on top of it. It is a...

Pillar & Post Wins Window Contest

When voting closed at 5 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, the British-themed antiques and home-décor shop was declared the winner, with 558 votes on the Georgetown BID’s Facebook page.

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