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…

Rogers Naylor Opens Exhibit at Susan Calloway Fine Arts

Find an array of “cafe society” paintings at Rodger’s Naylor’s opening reception at Susan Colloway Fine Arts, this Friday from 6-8pm. Adhering to a realistic yet painterly style, Rodgers Naylor paints in an “alla prima” manner, which allows great flexibility in mixing colors and attaining soft edges, fostering a fresh, spontaneous approach to painting. For…

Susan Calloway Fine Arts Looks Back with January 13 Reception

To celebrate nine excellent exhibitions spanning abstract to landscape from 2016, Susan Calloway Fine Arts will host an exhibition highlighting the dynamic artworks on view throughout the last year. Come see select works by Mark Willems, Dana Westring, Mark Giaimo, Carol Reed, Dean Fisher, Katie Pumphrey, Natasha Karpinskaia, Matthew Langley, Steven S. Walker, Antonia Walker, and Maud Taber-Thomas.   The Year in Review opening reception will be held this Friday,…

EatsPlace at the Torpedo Factory Art Center (Alexandria) Opening January 12th

Grab a bite the next time you stroll through the Torpedo Factory in Old Town! EatsPlace is opening their second location on January 12 in Old Town Alexandria at the historic Torpedo Factory Art Center. EatsPlace opened its first brick-and-mortar in 2014 in DC’s Petworth / Park View neighborhoods at 3607 Georgia Avenue NW, Washington DC 20010. The…