The Hive Has Arrived at the National Building Museum

WHAT: The National Building Museum’s latest Summer Block Party installation – “Hive” – in Washington, DC is now open to the public! Designed by Studio Gang, Hive is built entirely of more than 2,700 wound paper tubes featuring a reflective silver exterior and a vivid magenta interior, and reaches a height of 60 feet. Work Zone…

An Octoroon Makes Its Triumphant Return to Woolly Mammoth July 18

Last year’s most talked-about, most unforgettable production is returning to Woolly for a limited three-week run: An Octoroon by new MacArthur “Genius Grant”-winner Branden Jacobs-Jenkins!  Tickets are now on sale, so waste no time.  You won’t want to miss this play! A plantation on the brink of foreclosure. A young gentleman falling for the part-black…

Sackler Gallery To Temporarily Close for Updates and Revitalization July 10 

Smithsonian’s Freer and Sackler Reopen Oct. 14 With Weekend Celebration The Freer Gallery of Art is undergoing renovations and upgrades to its galleries and infrastructure and has been closed for the past year. The Arthur M. Sackler Gallery will also temporarily close its doors starting Monday, July 10, to allow for reinstallation of the exhibition…

Impress Yourself with Cameron Hughes Wines

Let’s face it: drinking wine in DC is a pretty ego-centric affair.  Unlike ordering your own cocktail, the choice of wine can be more about what you think others will like than what you like yourself.  And it can be nerve wracking to try to select a wine others will enjoy.  The only way to know…

Art Installations at Alexandria’s Historic Gadsby’s Tavern Reflect City’s Past

  The City of Alexandria’s Office of the Arts partners with Baltimore-based artists Stewart Watson and Lauren Frances Adams for a series of site-specific, all-media installations inspired by the history of Gadsby’s Tavern Museum. Centennial of the Everyday features artistic interventions tucked in among the historic exhibits. It will be on view May 15 – September…

50/50 Screening and Conversation at National Museum of Women in the Arts

On Wednesday, May 10, the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) joins thousands of organizations, companies, schools, museums, libraries and homes in a global conversation about what it will take to achieve a more gender-balanced world in all sectors of society: business, politics, culture, home and more. 50/50 Day is presented in conjunction with…

DC Poetry: Conference Calls

Words by Rebecca Rouse, styling by Juliet Vedral   they’re like, ok tell us your ideas, group of people who have never met and can’t see each other and then there is silence   i am still not 100% who these people are who convened this call i just said something now there is silence…