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Andrew Wyeth: Looking Out, Looking In
National Gallery of Art
Thru Sun, November 30
One of Wyeth’s most important paintings, Wind from the Sea (1947), a recent gift to the Gallery, is celebrated in an exhibition that focuses upon his frequent use of the window as a subject with 60 watercolors, drawings, and tempera paintings on view, many for the first time.
Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer of India and Burma, 1852–1860
National Gallery of Art
Thru Sunday, January 4, 2015
This is the first major exhibition of photographs by Tripe, who occupies a special place in the history of 19th-century photography for the outstanding body of work he produced in India and Burma (now Myanmar).
Making Their Mark: Stories Through Signatures
National Archives
Thru Monday, January 5, 2015
Making Their Mark: Stories Through Signatures features original signatures from our nationwide holdings. From developing a signature style to signing groundbreaking policy into law, they illustrate the many ways people have “made their mark” on history.
Modern American Prints and Drawings from the Kainen Collection
National Gallery of Art
Thru Sunday, February 1, 2015
The 37 works on view reveal a trend toward abstraction—from the light-dappled impressionism of Childe Hassam, through the jazz-inflected rhythms of Stuart Davis, to the vigorous brushy forms of David Smith.
El Greco in the National Gallery of Art and Washington-Area Collections: A 400th Anniversary Celebration
National Gallery of Art
Thru Monday, February 16, 2015
The Gallery's paintings by El Greco are joined here by three others from Dumbarton Oaks and The Phillips Collection in Washington, and The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore.
Food: Our Global Kitchen
National Geographic
Thru Sunday, February 22, 2015
In sections devoted to growing, transporting, cooking, eating, tasting, and celebrating, the exhibition illuminates the myriad ways that food is produced and moved throughout the world.
Decoding the Renaissance
Folger Shakespeare Library
Thru Sunday, March 1, 2015
This exhibition features the best collection ever assembled of early works on codes and ciphers.
Spinosaurus: Lost Giant of the Cretaceous
National Geographic
Thru Sunday, April 12, 2015
In this exhibition, you can explore a full-sized skeletal model as well as genuine dinosaur fossils and learn about the latest technologies modern paleontologists use. Travel with National Geographic explorers and scientists to the remote edges of the Sahara to discover the origins of this rare African dinosaur and the mysterious journey that led to its rediscovery.
Wall On Wall – An Outdoor Installation with Photos by Kai Wiedenhöfer
Thru Mon, December 15
Emilie Brzezinski: The Lure of the Forest
Thru Sat, December 27
Kreeger Museum
Sharing Our Stories: Treasures from the Museum's Collection
Thru Wed, December 31
Prince George's African American Museum and Cultural Center
Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea
Fri, December 5 thru Sunday, April 12, 2015
National Museum of Women in the Arts
Doris Lee: American Painter and Illustrator
Thru Friday, May 8, 2015
National Museum of Women in the Arts