Museums: Exhibitions

There’s always a cool, new museum exhibit in DC! Visit, view and learn something new, at museum exhibitions featuring art, history, culture, science, and nature. Check below for exhibit information.

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Performances

Free Community Day: January

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. Jan 1, 2020

ARCADIA Closing Party

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Sat. Dec 14

Curator Tour–Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Sun. Dec 15

Day with the Girl Scouts

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Sat. Feb 22, 2020

Holiday Trains & Planes

College Park Aviation Museum
Dec. 20 – 22

Portrait Story Days

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Jan. 4 – 26, 2020

Portraiture 101

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Tue. Jan 7, 2020

Ongoing Events

New York Ave Sculpture Project

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Sep. 20, 2020

Americans

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Thru Dec. 31, 2022

Nation to Nation

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Thru Dec. 31, 2021

Our Universes

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Thru Sep. 30, 2020

Return to a Native Place

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Thru Jan. 1, 2022

The Great Inka Road

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Thru Jun. 1, 2020

Gallery Tours

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Thru Dec. 31

The Architecture of the Folger Shakespeare Library

Folger Shakespeare Library
Thru Jan. 5, 2020

Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Jan. 5, 2020

In Mid-Sentence

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Mar. 29, 2020

One Life: Marian Anderson

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru May. 17, 2020

Asian Art from the Bliss Collection

Dumbarton Oaks
Thru Jun. 1, 2020

Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote

National Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021

Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight for the Vote

Library of Congress
Thru Sep. 1, 2020

Section 14: The Other Palm Springs

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Thru Jan. 1, 2020

Right to the City @Shaw Neighborhood Library

Shaw Neighborhood Library
Thru Apr. 20, 2020

Right to the City @Mt Pleasant Library

Mt Pleasant Library
Thru Apr. 20, 2020

Right to the City @Anacostia Neighborhood Library

Anacostia Neighborhood Library
Thru Apr. 20, 2020

Right to the City @Woodridge Neighborhood Library

Woodridge Neighborhood Library
Thru Apr. 20, 2020

Miniature Shakespeare Books from the Harner Collection

Folger Shakespeare Library
Thru Dec. 31

Judy Chicago—The End: A Meditation on Death and Extinction

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20, 2020

Live Dangerously

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20, 2020

Moves Like Walter: New Curators Open the Corcoran Legacy Collection

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Thru Dec. 15

Topographies of Life: Pam Rogers, Lynn Sures, Mel Watkin

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Thru Dec. 15

Women of Progress: Early Camera Portraits

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru May. 31, 2020

Storied Women of the Civil War Era

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru May. 8, 2022

Women Artists of the Dutch Golden Age

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 5, 2020

Holiday Trains & Planes

College Park Aviation Museum
Dec. 14 – 21

Installation of the Treaty of Fort Stanwix, 1784

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Thru Apr. 15, 2020

None Swifter Than These: 100 Years of Diplomatic Couriers

Smithsonian National Postal Museum
Thru Jan. 26, 2020

WOMEN: A Century of Change

National Geographic
Thru May. 1, 2020

Becoming Jane

National Geographic
Thru Jun. 1, 2020

Comic Art: 120 Years of Panels and Pages

Library of Congress
Thru Sep. 12, 2020

Ornament: Fragments of Byzantine Fashion

Dumbarton Oaks
Thru Jan. 5, 2020

ARCADIA: The Clyde’s Murals by William Woodward

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Thru Dec. 15

Christine Neill: Observations from the Valley Floor

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Thru Dec. 15

Dark World: Photographs by Frank Hallam Day

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Thru Dec. 15

Michal Heiman's Radical Link: A New Community of Women, 1855-2020

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Thru Dec. 15

Fair is foul & foul is fair

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Thru Dec. 15

Baseball: America’s Home Run

Smithsonian National Postal Museum
Apr. 1, 2020 – Feb. 1, 2023

Graciela Iturbide’s Mexico

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Feb. 8 – May. 25, 2020

A Right to the City

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Thru Apr. 20, 2020

Delita Martin: Calling Down The Spirits

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Jan. 17 – Apr. 19, 2020
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