Experience “Women’s Work” through NMWA’s Firsthand Experience Workshops

During these workshops, participants will explore and elevate materials and techniques often disregarded as “women’s work.” Museum educators lead tours of the special exhibition Women House and artists introduce art-making practices reflected in the exhibition. All levels of experience are welcome. Saturday, Apr. 28 Firsthand Experience: Weaving as “Women’s Work” During this workshop, participants work…

Target Gallery Spotlights Emerging Artists of the DMV – 2018 Emerging Artists

Target Gallery, the contemporary exhibition space of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, introduces a new annual exhibition series featuring the work of emerging artists of the D.C., Maryland, and Virginia region. 2018 Emerging Artists is on view Saturday, March 31 through Sunday, May 20, 2018. “These artists are the future,” said Leslie Mounaime, director of…

MPA Announces Exhibition Opening April 12 at 7pm

By mastering the art of “scoring,” Herber uses recycled cardboard to create intense collaged paintings. McLean Project for the Arts (MPA) will open Erratic Landscapes: New Works by Artemis Herber on April 12, 2018 in the Bullock | Hitt Gallery at MPA@ChainBridge (1446 Chain Bridge Road, McLean). The Opening Exhibition Reception will be held Thursday, April 12, 2018 from 7:00 until 9:00…

New Documentary Follows DC Chefs Struggling for Success

WASHINGTON, D.C.-CENTRIC DOCUMENTARY “NEW CHEFS ON THE BLOCK” OPENS EXCLUSIVELY AT LANDMARK THEATRES’ E STREET AND BETHESDA ROW CINEMAS ON APRIL 4TH D.C. Filmmaker Dustin Harrison-Atlas’ Award-Winning Feature Spotlights the Rise of Local Restaurateurs Aaron Silverman of Rose’s Luxury and Frank Linn of Frankly…Pizza! NEW CHEFS ON THE BLOCK, the D.C. dining scene-focused documentary from local filmmaker…

The Freer Sackler Weaves Together Traditional and Contemporary Fashion

“To Dye For: Ikats from Central Asia,” will be on view at the Smithsonian’s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery March 24–July 29. Traditional 19-century ikat coats and panels from the Sackler’s collections, a gift of Guido Goldman, encourage visitors to explore the techniques and traditions that produced the Central Asian textiles. Alongside these historical objects are a number of…

WOMEN HOUSE Exhibit Opens with HOUSE PARTY March 8

Celebrate International Women’s Day with WOMEN HOUSE Exhibition Opening HOUSE PARTY at National Museum of Women in the Arts, March 8 Hot on the heels of the #5WomenArtists challenge, The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) is pleased to announce the Women House Exhibition Opening Party, an exciting after-hours “house party” on March 8 from…

Lean In to your Classical Side with Gourmet Symphony

Gourmet Symphony presents… The Saloon Concert Series: American Expressions Sunday, March 11, 2018 | 5-7:30 pm One Eight Distilling An intimate evening of classical music, light fare, and cocktails inspired by the culture of Americana. The culinary concert program pairs works by Barber, Copland, and Shaw with local delicacies from Union Market purveyors and libations…

Celebrate Women’s History Month at National Museum of Women in the Arts

Spring Calendar of Events and Celebration of Women’s History Month at National Museum of Women in the Arts Programs and Exhibitions from March–May 2018 The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) is pleased to present a wide range of exhibitions and programs, including workshops, films and gallery talks related to the exhibition Women…

Spark at Engine Company 12 Opens February 3

Restaurant adventurer Conlan Northcutt visited Spark and had a glowing report. Spark at Engine Company 12 is DC’s newest smokehouse restaurant, opening its doors on Saturday February 3. Housed in the historic firehouse of Engine Company 12 in Bloomingdale, it boasts rustic interiors and a second floor event space generous enough to hold 400 people….