‘Striking Iron’ and ‘I Am …’ at African Art Museum

July 11, 2019

The two exhibitions, now on view, offer a case study in the National Museum of African Art’s targeted but multivariant presentation of African history, culture and artistic achievement.

Debate Part 2; Trump in the Zone

July 3, 2019

Kamala Harris was a standout at the Democratic debate on June 27, followed on June 30 by the startling spectacle of President Trump and North Korea Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un stepping across the DMZ.

The Sixth of June

June 6, 2019

Today is the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the invasion of Normandy, Operation Overlord, the first day of the grand effort to take back France and Europe from the armies of Hitler’s Nazi Germany.

Calm on 30th St.: Protesters Gone

May 20, 2019

The arrest of the protesters made way for the embassy to be handed over to the administration of opposition leader Juan Guaidó, who is now recognized by many governments as the country’s acting president.

This Sunday: Spy Museum’s Grand Opening in L’Enfant Plaza

May 9, 2019

For the official May 12 opening, the museum will host a family festival with musicians from the NSO’s Youth Fellowship Program, makeup artists, food trucks and a magician.

Facing Off, Quietly, at Venezuelan Embassy in Georgetown

May 6, 2019

After boisterous protests and the arrest of leaders from the organization that calls itself the Venezuelan Embassy Protection Collective, the peace lines seemed to have been drawn.

Venezuelan Embassy Drama Continues

May 2, 2019

At press time, nothing was yet decided — either in Caracas or at the embassy on Georgetown’s 30th Street.

Telling Stories at National Geographic Museum

April 18, 2019

Nearly 50 people came to hear Kathryn Keane’s talk at Georgetown Media Group’s April 11 Cultural Leadership Breakfast, in part due to the “Queens of Egypt” exhibition.

Notre Dame, Paris’s Beacon, in Dire Jeopardy


Notre Dame is more than a church, of kings and bishops and Christians and martyrs, it is a kind of lifeform of humanity built with stone and wood, that aspires to flight even now.

Welcoming the Year of the Pig

February 20, 2019

On Feb. 7, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross was among those at the Chinese Embassy to welcome the Year of the Pig at a special gathering in partnership with Meridian International, […]