Weekly Arts Round Up, January 14, 2021

January 14, 2021

Several upcoming events will pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in music and poetry. Though D.C. museums remain closed, the Phillips Collection will present an online wire workshop and the Smithsonian American Art Museum will host a virtual …

DC Artswatch: MLK Day, Inauguration, Notre-Dame, Presidents’ Day, Year of the Ox

January 12, 2021

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The 40th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade, held on the federal holiday that honors the slain civil rights leader, will go virtual this year, with details to follow. Also on Monday, Jan. …

Weekly Arts Round Up, January 7, 2021

January 7, 2021

Classes and courses — online for the most part — are being offered by the Washington School of Ballet, the Theatre Lab, the Art League and Hinckley Pottery. Also available: virtual visits to the Tudor Place garden, Asian temples and …

Weekly Arts Round Up, December 31, 2020

December 31, 2020

Once January gets underway, you can go online to connect with fellow anime fans and crafters and take in concerts, poetry readings and presentations on pandemic history, insect adaptations, interior design (during the virtual 2021 Washington Winter Show) and Burman …

Weekly Arts Round Up, December 24, 2020

December 24, 2020

The year is wrapping up with gifts of virtual music and dance performances. Outdoors, you can head north to view lights in Anne Arundel County or head west to count birds in Loudoun County. The headings below are linked to …

Weekly Arts Round Up, December 17, 2020

December 17, 2020

Art is on view and on sale at Washington Printmakers Gallery and Glen Echo Park. Streaming this weekend: virtual Christmas concerts by the Washington Chorus and the Cathedral Choral Society. To find out more, click on the headings below.


DC Artswatch: NBM, Mosaic, Ken Cen, Studio Conservatory, Hirshhorn

December 10, 2020

Building Museum Celebrates 40 Years

The National Building Museum, housed in the mammoth 1887 Pension Building at 401 F St. NW, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this week with a number of free online programs. On Friday, Dec. 11, at …

Weekend Arts Round Up, December 10, 2020

Hanukkah begins at sundown tonight, Dec. 10 — and it’s the last day to register for Temple Shalom’s virtual bake-along. On Tuesday, Politics and Prose will welcome Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia and ESPN’s Jesse Washington, co-author of legendary …

Holiday Happenings Around Town

December 3, 2020

Yes, it’s that time of year again. Everything is in red and green and silver and gold. There are lots of things to do around town, though neighborhoods had to get a bit more creative this year due to the …

Weekly Arts Round Up, December 3, 2020

The Washington Ballet will present a virtual Nutcracker Tea Party on Sunday. On Tuesday, a Phillips Collection curator will chat with activist projectionist Robin Bell. In Woolly Mammoth’s soon-to-stream play, a father and son cook together via Zoom. The headings …