Superfine! Brings Approachable Art to DC

On October 31st, Washington DC will get the art fair it deserves as Superfine! DC’s inaugural edition lands at Dock 5 in the Union Market neighborhood. The four-and-a-half-day fair will bring with it countless ways to experience, discover, and collect emerging contemporary art at all price points and levels of experience. Seventy unique exhibitions from…

The Story of a Tiny Lady Making a BIG Impact Returns to DC!

The award-winning documentary BIG SONIA, which previously played in Congress on Holocaust Remembrance Day, will return to DC for a free screening at the Library on Congress on October 9.   What: Free screening of documentary BIG SONIA When: Tuesday, October 9 at 6:00pm Where: Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building – Coolidge Auditorium   Learn more…

Art All Night Brings Bryan Elsom Debut to DC

On September 28, 2018 Bryan Elsom will debut his long awaited project, “Blue Screen” in Washington, DC.  “Blue Screen” is a three channel video installation designed as an immersive experience.  This digitally experiential piece surveys memory, perceptions, knowledge and relationships between three characters by visualizing what has happened, what is happening and what will happen,…

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the National Museum of the American Indian

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with free public programs in Washington, D.C. to recognize the richness of the traditions and culture of the Indigenous communities from Central America, South America and the Caribbean. This exhibit will feature local artists, musicians and dancers. In addition to the special events, visitors…

MakeHER Summit Takes Off at the National Museum of Women in the Arts

The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) will host a two-day MakeHER Summit to empower and celebrate creative women entrepreneurs. In a dynamic mashup of the museum’s annual Maker’s Mart and the renowned Fresh Talk public programs series, the MakeHER Summit will provide space and opportunity for connection and community building, as well…

MPA Announces “Encounters: Works by Mia Halton” Opening September 13

Featuring ceramic sculptures, drawings and paintings, exhibition highlights the small, ongoing encounters that occur every day McLean Project for the Arts (MPA) will open Encounters: Works by Mia Halton on September 13, 2018 in the Bullock | Hitt Gallery at MPA@ChainBridge (1446 Chain Bridge Road, McLean). The Opening Exhibition Reception will be held Thursday, September 13, 2018 from 7:00 until…

Theater J Opens Season with The Pianist of Willesden Lane at the Kennedy Center

One-woman show interweaves storytelling and classical piano performance Theater J presents the Washington, DC debut of the  Hershey Felder production of  The Pianist of Willesden Lane, starring internationally-acclaimed storyteller and concert pianist Mona Golabek in a limited engagement at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in the Family Theater. The production is…

Free End of Summer Art and Dance Party at Torpedo Factory Art Center

The Late Shift: Summer Fling Friday, August 10 7 – 10 pm The Torpedo Factory Art Center stays open late on Friday, August 10 for the next Late Shift event. Summer Fling is an end of summer dance party celebrating the five decades of the Art Center’s history. Festivities run 7 – 10 pm. DJ Starchild…

By The People: DC’s Own International Arts and Dialogue Festival

This weekend By The People is taking over multiple sites around DC to exhibit all kinds of arts installations, speakers, and performances (free and ticketed).  Make sure to check out the website for a full schedule of events.  You can see a snapshot of what’s on offer today here in DC. Friday June 22 Taking…