The Color of Nature: Recent Acquisitions of Landscape Watercolors, National Gallery of Art
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Highlights
Conversation Piece: Miko no Inori
Wed, September 3
National Museum of Women in the Arts
Art on 8th: Alex Martin
Thu, September 4
Arts Plaza at Monroe Street Market
Brown Bag and Tour: Sunday in the Park and Post-Impressionism
Fri, September 5
The Phillips Collection
Left Out: Juried Show Reception
Fri, September 5
Gallery Underground
Adam Hager: Between Fact And Fiction
Thru Sat, September 6
Flashpoint Gallery: CulturalDC
5x5 Project: Nonuments
Sat, September 6
The Phillips Collection
Be In Brookland/Community Open House
Sat, September 6
Dance Place
Move This World (for Adults)
Sat, September 6
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Move This World (for Women)
Sat, September 6
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
New Paintings by Sheep Jones: Opening Reception
Sat, September 6
Gallery plan b
Rosslyn Jazz Festival
Sat, September 6
Gateway Park
Shake Up Your Saturdays: All in the Family
Sat, September 6
Folger Shakespeare Library
“Electronic Aesthetics”: Opening Reception
Sat, September 6
Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall
Celebrating Van Gogh at the National Gallery of Art
Thru Sun, September 7
National Gallery of Art
Fire
Thru Sun, September 7
Torpedo Factory Art Center
Free Community Day: September 2014
Sun, September 7
National Museum of Women in the Arts
'Scapes
Thru Mon, September 8
The Art League Gallery
Structures
Thru Mon, September 8
The Art League Gallery
Conspiracy Theories and Other Dangerous Ideas
Mon, September 8
National Archives
Beadazzling Beads!
Tue, September 9
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Conversation Piece: Thread Routes—Chapter 1
Wed, September 10
National Museum of Women in the Arts
Making Their Mark Adult Education Workshop Series: From Quill to Rollerball
Wed, September 10
National Archives
The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism
Wed, September 10
National Archives
Community Forum: HIV/AIDS in At-Risk Populations
Thu, September 11
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Second Thursday Art Night
Thu, September 11
Torpedo Factory Art Center
Art on 8th: Hand Dancing with Smooth & EZ
Fri, September 12
Arts Plaza at Monroe Street Market
Emily Francisco: Something Slightly Familiar
Fri, September 12
Flashpoint Gallery: CulturalDC
James Madison: A Life Reconsidered
Fri, September 12
National Archives
Raya Bodnarchuk: Bronze Sculpture: Opening Reception
Fri, September 12
Neptune Fine Art
The South African Sketchbook: Opening Reception
Fri, September 12
Robert Brown Gallery
12th Annual King Street Art Festival at the Torpedo Factory Art Center
Sat, September 13
Torpedo Factory Art Center
ACM 47th Anniversary Community Celebration
Sat, September 13
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
My Prairie Cookbook: Memories and Frontier Food from My Little House to Yours
Sat, September 13
National Archives
The Color of Nature: Recent Acquisitions of Landscape Watercolors
Thru Sun, September 14
National Gallery of Art
Author Talk
Sun, September 14
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Lincoln’s Gamble: How the Emancipation Proclamation Changed the Course of the Civil War
Mon, September 15
National Archives
The 25 Year Journey: A Conversation
Mon, September 15
Signature Theatre
Constitution Day Family Activities
Wed, September 17
National Archives
Conversation Piece: Neger Don't Call Me & Lacrimacorpus
Wed, September 17
National Museum of Women in the Arts
America’s Forgotten Constitutions: Defiant Visions of Power and Community
Thu, September 18
National Archives
Art on 8th: The Duende Quartet
Thu, September 18
Arts Plaza at Monroe Street Market
Community Forum: HIV/AIDS in At-Risk Populations
Thu, September 18
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
NPR Berlin - Concept, Audience, Experience
Thu, September 18
Goethe-Institut
War, History, and Memory in the Life and Works of Jacob Lawrence and Horace Pippin
Thu, September 18
The Phillips Collection
Artist Talk: Janaina Tschäpe
Fri, September 19
National Museum of Women in the Arts
The Institute of Heraldry: Guardians of our National Symbolic Heritage
Fri, September 19
Folger Theatre
Public Art Collection Tour: Part I
Sat, September 20
Artisphere
American Journeys - Visions of Place
Thru Sun, September 21
Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design
Home Sewn: Quilts from the Lower Mississippi Valley
Thru Sun, September 21
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Ubuhle Women: Beadwork and the Art of Independence
Thru Sun, September 21
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Gina Matchitt: Being There
Thru Sun, September 21
Artisphere
Influence & Inspiration: The Art League Faculty Celebrates 60 Years
Thru Sun, September 21
The Athenaeum
Celia the Queen (2009; 79 min.)
Sun, September 21
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
‘D-Day Remembered’: 8th Annual Charles Guggenheim Tribute Program
Tue, September 23
National Archives
Conversation Piece: 89 Seconds at Alcázar & La Petite Mort
Wed, September 24
National Museum of Women in the Arts
Art on 8th: Carolyn Malachi
Thu, September 25
Arts Plaza at Monroe Street Market
Breath of Freedom (Film Screening)
Thu, September 25
National Archives
August Members Show
Thru Fri, September 26
Gallery Underground
Left Out Juried Show
Thru Fri, September 26
Gallery Underground
Art on 8th: DC Casineros
Fri, September 26
Arts Plaza at Monroe Street Market
Nicky’s Family (Film Screening)
Fri, September 26
National Archives
Museum Day Live!
Sat, September 27
National Museum of Women in the Arts
The Pruitt-Igoe Myth (2011; 79 min.)
Sat, September 27
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
American Metal: The Art of Albert Paley
Thru Sun, September 28
Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design
Terra Firma: Landscapes from the Photography and Media Arts Collection
Thru Sun, September 28
Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design
NOW at the Corcoran—Mark Tribe: Plein Air
Thru Sun, September 28
Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design
The Return of Sara Baartman (2003; 90 min.)
Sun, September 28
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth (2014; 84 min.)
Mon, September 29
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
ApocalyptiCAT
Thru Wed, October 1
Goethe-Institut
Conversation Piece: Technology/Transformation: Wonder Woman & Ninna Nanna
Wed, October 1
National Museum of Women in the Arts
Raya Bodnarchuk: Bronze Sculpture
Fri, September 12 thru Sat, October 4
Neptune Fine Art
The South African Sketchbook
Fri, September 12 thru Sat, October 4
Robert Brown Gallery
Degas/Cassatt
Thru Sun, October 5
National Gallery of Art
“Electronic Aesthetics”
Fri, September 5 thru Sun, October 5
Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall
Contemporary Realism
Wed, September 3 thru Mon, October 6
The Art League Gallery
Emily Francisco: Something Slightly Familiar
Fri, September 12 thru Sat, October 11
Flashpoint Gallery: CulturalDC
New Paintings by Sheep Jones
Sat, September 6 thru Sun, October 12
Gallery plan b
Symbols of Honor: Heraldry and Family History in Shakespeare's England
Thru Sun, October 26
Folger Shakespeare Library
Homefront 1812: Friends, Family & Foe
Thru Sun, November 2
Dumbarton House
Five Generations of Nourse Family Artists
Thru Sun, November 2
Dumbarton House
Titian's Danaë from the Capodimonte Museum, Naples
Thru Sun, November 2
National Gallery of Art
Grace Hartigan: 1922–2008
Sat, September 6 thru Sun, November 9
Strathmore
Heritage India: Works by Anujan Ezhikode and Shanthi Chandrasekar
Sun, September 7 thru Sun, November 9
Strathmore
Andew Wyeth: Looking Out, Looking In
Thru Sun, November 30
National Gallery of Art
Masterpieces of American Furniture from the Kaufman Collection, 1700 - 1830
Thru Wed, December 31
National Gallery of Art
Making Their Mark: Stories Through Signatures
Thru Monday, January 5, 2015
National Archives
Sol LeWitt: Wall Drawing #65
Thru Sunday, March 15, 2015
Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design
Chamber Music Recital
Tue, September 16 thru Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Dumbarton House
Rachel Schimdt: Meandering Cities
Thru Friday, July 3, 2015
Flashpoint Gallery: CulturalDC
New York Avenue Sculpture Project: Magdalena Abakanowicz
Sat, September 27 thru Sunday, September 27, 2015
National Museum of Women in the Arts