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…

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…

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…

This Weekend Visit Smithsonian’s 35th Annual Juried Craft Show

  This weekend only, the National Building Museum is taken over by some of the most prestigious designers and crafters in the country.  On display and for sale are works from 120 artists representing all facets of contemporary design and craft– basketry, ceramics, decorative fiber, furniture, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, paper, wearable art, and wood….

TEDxFoggyBottom 2017: In Metamorphosis

On April 22, 2017, over 1,500 people from the Foggy Bottom community will gather at Lisner Auditorium on the campus of The George Washington University for a full-day, TED-inspired experience organized by a team of 50 undergraduates featuring over 30 live presentations, artistic performances, and interactive exhibits. All presentations, exhibits, partnerships, and related activities and…

Celebrate Food, Music and Community with GMU’s Cuisine and Confessions April 8 & 9

  George Mason University’s Center for the Arts presents Montreal’s The 7 Fingers of the Hand in their energetic and imaginative production of Cuisine & Confessions on Saturday, April 8 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. and on Sunday, April 9 at 4 p.m. in the Concert Hall. In addition, the Center will host a free outdoor mini-festival celebrating food, music, and community between shows on April…