Variety Show Raises Funds for Research, Pirate-Style

In the vein of old-timey radio dramas, prepare yourself for a new kind of variety show, featuring burlesque acts during commercial breaks, audience participation, and most of all–pirates! The Round World is excited to present Tales from the Round World:  The Log of the Salty Pearl, the second in their series of live radio plays…

National Museum of Women in the Arts Shows Off Fall Calendar

The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) is pleased to present a wide range of exhibitions and programs, including the much raved about and in demand “Fierce Women” tour and an opening party and gallery talks related to the exhibition Magnetic Fields. In addition, the third season of the museum’s Women, Arts and…

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….