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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 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.

Weekend Round Up June 7, 2018

The DC Jazz Festival starts Friday, which happens to be the birthday of Frank Lloyd Wright. Saturday is all-pride, all-the-time; the parade steps off at 22nd and P Streets at 4:30 p.m.

‘Sharing Images’ at the National Gallery

Most museum exhibitions devoted to the art of the Italian and German Renaissance center around new and developing scholarship. The overwhelming majority of important...

Branca Shares Memories at Tudor Place

Designer Alessandra Branca spoke about her friend, the late Elizabeth Powell, and her own design philosophy at the May 24 Landmark Luncheon at the historic estate in Georgetown.

Last Chance: Rose Park Art Departs Sunday

The 81 color-packed panels, measuring 22 feet high, took over part of the Rose Park ball field at P Street and the lower field that leads to M Street, as well as a bit of park land on Massachusetts Avenue, just north of the vice president's residence.

Weekend Round Up May 31, 2018

June's about to bust out with festivals, including the Dupont Kalorama Museum Walk, Jazz ’n Families Fun Days at the Phillips Collection and DanceAfrica’s closing performances at Dance Place.