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Performances

The Conservatory Project

Terrace Theatre
Thru Feb. 20

Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. Feb 20

Mudbound

Montpelier Arts Center
Wed. Feb 20

The Swords of George Washington

Anderson House – The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati
Wed. Feb 20

El Niño y la Verdad

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Thu. Feb 21

Free Parking: Michael B. Platt + Carol A. Beane

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Thu. Feb 21

Mother Tongue Film Festival: SGAAWAAY K’UUNA Edge of the Knife

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Thu. Feb 21

Mother Tongue Film Festival: TǪǪ OOZHRII ZHIT TSYAA TSAL DHIDII/ Boy in the Moon

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Thu. Feb 21

Third Thursday Poetry Reading

Takoma Park Community Center
Thu. Feb 21

Traditional Arts and Resilience in Later Life

Library of Congress
Thu. Feb 21

FMMC Composers Series

Calvary Baptist Church
Fri. Feb 22

Mother Tongue Film Festival: Leitis In Waiting

Abramson Auditorium NYU
Fri. Feb 22

Mother Tongue Film Festival: Leitis In Waiting

Abramson Auditorium NYU
Fri. Feb 22

The Youth Jazz Orchestra of North Rhine Westphalia (YJO NRW)

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Fri. Feb 22

#DECLASSIFIED: In Search of Korngold

Library of Congress
Sat. Feb 23

Aniki-Bóbó preceded by Douro, Faina Fluvial

National Gallery of Art
Sat. Feb 23

Bright Star Theatre: Meet Dr. King

National Theatre
Sat. Feb 23

Captain Blood & The Goonies

Library of Congress
Sat. Feb 23

Chamber Music Concert

Saint Mark's Episcopal Church
Sat. Feb 23

Donvonte McCoy & CP Time

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Sat. Feb 23

Double-Feature: Captain Blood and The Goonies

Library of Congress
Sat. Feb 23

Jubilee Voices presented by Darnall's Chance

Trinity Episcopal Church
Sat. Feb 23

Mother Tongue Film Festival: Tiempo de Lluvia/In Times of Rain

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Sat. Feb 23

Os Verdes Anos (The Green Years)

National Gallery of Art
Sat. Feb 23

The Sandlot

Old Greenbelt Theatre
Sat. Feb 23

A Revolução de Maio (Revolution in May)

National Gallery of Art
Sun. Feb 24

Atlas Intersections Festival: Free Cafe Concert: Flo Anito

Atlas Performing Arts Center
Sun. Feb 24

Curtis Opera Theatre Vocal Quartet

National Gallery of Art
Sun. Feb 24

Lena Hertzog: Last Whispers

Terrace Theatre
Sun. Feb 24

Jasna Popovic

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Mon. Feb 25

Revealed: Humayun’s Tomb

District Architecture Center
Mon. Feb 25

Storytime on Screen

Old Greenbelt Theatre
Mon. Feb 25

Indian Ragas on Piano by Utsav Lal

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Tue. Feb 26

Behind The Magic of ‘The Sleeping Beauty’ – An Interactive Class

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Wed. Feb 27

Gallery Talk: Ambreen Butt

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. Feb 27

Cub Corner: Dogs

College Park Aviation Museum
Thu. Feb 28

El Desconocido (Retribution)

Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain
Thu. Feb 28

Exhibition Opening Reception: Flora/Fauna; Surfacing

The Mansion at Strathmore
Thu. Feb 28

Hometown Sounds

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Thu. Feb 28

The Sea Wolf

Library of Congress
Thu. Feb 28

Thursdays at Noon: Curator's Choice

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thu. Feb 28

What Happened 2 Chocolate City?

Old Greenbelt Theatre
Thu. Feb 28

Bitter Dose Combo - First Fridays: Groovin' On the Pike

Columbia Pike Branch Library
Fri. Mar 1

FMMC: Calvary Baptist Church Concert Series

Calvary Baptist Church
Fri. Mar 1

Hitchcock’s Dopplegängers: Niagara (1953)

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Fri. Mar 1

Saba Abraha

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Fri. Mar 1

#DECLASSIFIED: The Viola Sonata at 100

Library of Congress
Sat. Mar 2

Belarmino

National Gallery of Art
Sat. Mar 2

Gaby Moreno

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Sat. Mar 2

Nancy at Ninety Gallery Talk

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Sat. Mar 2

Ossos

National Gallery of Art
Sat. Mar 2

Saint Patrick’s Day Parade in Alexandria

King St. in Old Town Alexandria
Sat. Mar 2

Free Community Day: March

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sun. Mar 3

Recyclable Print Art with Stacy Lee

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sun. Mar 3

The Boulanger Initiative

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Sun. Mar 3

Tour: Fierce Women 2.0

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sun. Mar 3

Monday Matinees: Of Human Bondage (1934)

Old Greenbelt Theatre
Mon. Mar 4

Noreum Machi

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Mon. Mar 4

Swamp Romp

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Tue. Mar 5

Gallery Talk: #5WomenArtists

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. Mar 6

Washington National Opera: Faust / Eugene Onegin preview

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Wed. Mar 6

FMMC: Strathmore Mansion Concert Series

The Mansion at Strathmore
Thu. Mar 7

Inside Signature: Felicia Curry

Signature Theatre
Thu. Mar 7

Interference Concert

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Thu. Mar 7

Thursdays at Noon

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thu. Mar 7

Avanti Orchestra Concert

Church of the Epiphany
Fri. Mar 8

Coldness & Lightness

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Fri. Mar 8

FMMC: Calvary Baptist Church Concert Series

Calvary Baptist Church
Fri. Mar 8

Hitchcock’s Dopplegängers: Mirage (1965)

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Fri. Mar 8

Paul Lewis

Library of Congress
Fri. Mar 8

A Singular Vision of Outer Cape Cod: Catherine Hess Opening Reception

Park View Gallery at Glen Echo Park
Sat. Mar 9

Alex Katz

National Gallery of Art
Sat. Mar 9

DCIFF: High School Competition

Carnegie Institution for Science
Sat. Mar 9

Jean Rondeau, harpsichord

Library of Congress
Sat. Mar 9

Marta Pereira da Costa

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Sat. Mar 9

Morning with the Girl Scouts

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Sat. Mar 9

Tabu

National Gallery of Art
Sat. Mar 9

Curator Tour: Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Sun. Mar 10

FMMC: Lyceum Concert Series

The Lyceum
Sun. Mar 10

JRA Distinguished Artist Lecture with Tim Harding

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Sun. Mar 10

What Happened 2 Chocolate City?

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Sun. Mar 10

Redhot & Blue

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Mon. Mar 11

FMMC: Dumbarton Concert Series

Dumbarton House
Tue. Mar 12

NSO Youth Fellows

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Tue. Mar 12

Cecily

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Wed. Mar 13

FMMC: Steinway Concert Series

Steinway Piano Gallery
Wed. Mar 13

Gallery Talk: #5WomenArtists

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. Mar 13

After Hours: Evenings at the Edge

National Gallery of Art
Thu. Mar 14

Brent Birckhead

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Thu. Mar 14

FMMC: Old Town Hall Concert Series

Old Town Hall
Thu. Mar 14

In the Executioner's Shadow Documentary Screening

Takoma Park Community Center
Thu. Mar 14

Makena Onjerika

Library of Congress
Thu. Mar 14

Thursdays at Noon: 3 in 30

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thu. Mar 14

Ensemble Signal with Rachel Calloway, soprano

Library of Congress
Fri. Mar 15

FMMC: Calvary Baptist Church Concert Series

Calvary Baptist Church
Fri. Mar 15

Hitchcock’s Dopplegängers: Wait Until Dark (1967)

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Fri. Mar 15

Open Studio Pop-Up: Botanical Art

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Fri. Mar 15

Spacetime Dance

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Fri. Mar 15

10th Annual Move Me Festival

Kenmore Middle School
Sat. Mar 16

Reston Links - Youth Arts Showcase EXPLOSION

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Sat. Mar 16

Parthenia with Ryland Angel, countertenor Tomb Sonnets

National Gallery of Art
Sun. Mar 17

Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda

National Gallery of Art
Sun. Mar 17

Washington Women in Jazz Festival

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Mon. Mar 18

Art AfterWords: A Book Discussion

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Tue. Mar 19

Duke Ellington School of the Arts: From the Requiem to the Passion

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Tue. Mar 19

The Migrant by Richard C. Washer

Arts Club of Washington
Tue. Mar 19

Gallery Talk: #5WomenArtists

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. Mar 20

Lubana

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Wed. Mar 20

The Migrant by Richard C. Washer

1st Stage Theatre
Wed. Mar 20

La Francophone: Horizons

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Thu. Mar 21

Martha Rosler

National Gallery of Art
Thu. Mar 21

Symposium—Safety for Our Sisters: Ending Violence Against Native Women

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Thu. Mar 21

Thursdays at Noon: Overlooked

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thu. Mar 21

B.B. King Tribute featuring Memphis Gold & Ms. Zeno

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Fri. Mar 22

Borodin Quartet

Library of Congress
Fri. Mar 22

FMMC: Calvary Baptist Church Concert Series

Calvary Baptist Church
Fri. Mar 22

Drawn to Figures

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Mar. 6 – 23

Aaron Diehl

Library of Congress
Sat. Mar 23

Blacks in Wax

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Sat. Mar 23

Collecting Red Sox History

Library of Congress
Sat. Mar 23

Greenspring Concert Series

Greenspring Retirement Community
Sat. Mar 23

VA Rep: Jack and the Beanstalk

National Theatre
Sat. Mar 23

Acid Forest

National Gallery of Art
Sun. Mar 24

Conversations with Artists: Oliver Lee Jackson

National Gallery of Art
Sun. Mar 24

Hugar

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Sun. Mar 24

Natalie Clein, cello

National Gallery of Art
Sun. Mar 24

Young Portrait Explorers: Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Mar. 11 & 25

Elder Ones

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Mon. Mar 25

FMMC: Chevy Chase Woman's Club Series

Woman's Club of Chevy Chase
Tue. Mar 26

Free Landmark Lecture: The Power of Family

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Tue. Mar 26

Tashera

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Tue. Mar 26

Revels World Story Time

Washington Revels
Feb. 27 – Mar. 27

Alash Ensemble

Library of Congress
Wed. Mar 27

Gallery Talk: #5WomenArtists

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. Mar 27

Liberated Muse

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Wed. Mar 27

La Plaga (The Plague)

Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain
Thu. Mar 28

Roscoe Mitchell with Moor Mother

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Thu. Mar 28

Thursdays at Noon: Curator’s Choice

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thu. Mar 28

FMMC: Calvary Baptist Church Concert Series

Calvary Baptist Church
Fri. Mar 29

sjDANCEco

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Fri. Mar 29

Still Life To Portraiture: Reception

Publick Playhouse
Fri. Mar 29

(IN)Justice Systems: Reception

Brentwood Arts Exchange
Sat. Mar 30

Contemplating Our Waters: Nicole Salimbene: Reception

Harmony Hall Regional Center
Sat. Mar 30

Hypercube Ensemble

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Sat. Mar 30

Little Miss Ann

National Theatre
Sat. Mar 30

More Art Upstairs

National Gallery of Art
Sat. Mar 30

National Cherry Blossom Festival: Kite Festival

Washington Monument
Sat. Mar 30

Opening Reception: Roman Holiday

Brentwood Arts Exchange
Sat. Mar 30

Fauré Quartett

National Gallery of Art
Sun. Mar 31

Hollow Triumph

National Gallery of Art
Sun. Mar 31

Yuka C Honda: Revert to Sea

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Sun. Mar 31

As One

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Mon. Apr 1

Correggio’s Study for the Madonna della Scodella

National Gallery of Art
Mon. Apr 1

Monday Matinees: The Women (1939)

Old Greenbelt Theatre
Mon. Apr 1

Gato Preto

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Tue. Apr 2

Sister Nancy Live with DollarVan

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Wed. Apr 3

FMMC: Strathmore Mansion Concert Series

The Mansion at Strathmore
Thu. Apr 4

J Hoard

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Thu. Apr 4

Reformat the Planet

Library of Congress
Thu. Apr 4

Thursdays at Noon

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thu. Apr 4

FMMC: Calvary Baptist Church Concert Series

Calvary Baptist Church
Fri. Apr 5

Hi Score! Introducing a Game to its Music

Library of Congress
Fri. Apr 5

Los Gallos Negros - First Fridays: Groovin' On the Pike

Columbia Pike Branch Library
Fri. Apr 5

Tanya Tagaq

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Fri. Apr 5

FMMC Chorale

Lutheran Church of the Reformation
Apr. 4 & 6

Laraaji

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Sat. Apr 6

National Cherry Blossom Festival: Petalpalooza

District Waterfront
Sat. Apr 6

Smithsonian Gardens Orchid Family Day

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Sat. Apr 6

Brownout - The Keepers Of Latin Funk

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Sun. Apr 7

Chamber Music Concert

Saint Mark's Episcopal Church
Sun. Apr 7

Closing Reception: Lush: Reinvention

DC Arts Center (DCAC)
Sun. Apr 7

Curator Tour: Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Sun. Apr 7

Free Community Day: April

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sun. Apr 7

Haimovitz–Iyer Duo

National Gallery of Art
Sun. Apr 7

Incommunicado

Montpelier Arts Center
Sun. Apr 7

Patricia Bowden: Opening Reception

Montpelier Arts Center
Sun. Apr 7

SigWorks: Torgus & Snow

Signature Theatre
Mon. Apr 8

FMMC: Jordan Kitt's Music Series

Jordan Kitt’s Music
Wed. Apr 10

After Hours: Evenings at the Edge

National Gallery of Art
Thu. Apr 11

Thursdays at Noon: 3 in 30

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thu. Apr 11

Jerusalem Quartet

Library of Congress
Fri. Apr 12

Platinum Movie: Barry (2016)

Publick Playhouse
Fri. Apr 12

Shared Exploration: Music and the Visual Arts

National Gallery of Art
Fri. Apr 12

Contemplating Our Waters: Nicole Salimbene (Public Reception)

Harmony Hall Regional Center
Sat. Apr 13

Morning with the Girl Scouts

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Sat. Apr 13

Curator Tour: Daguerreotypes: Five Decades of Collecting

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Sun. Apr 14

East Coast Chamber Orchestra

National Gallery of Art
Sun. Apr 14

Exhibition Opening Reception: Lis Zadravic

The Mansion at Strathmore
Sun. Apr 14

Shakespeare's Birthday

Folger Theatre
Sun. Apr 14

Mokoomba

Library of Congress
Mon. Apr 15

Americans’ Forgotten Love Affair with Opera

Library of Congress
Tue. Apr 16

Identify: Performance Art as Portraiture—Jeffrey Gibson: To Name An Other

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Wed. Apr 17

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Library of Congress
Thu. Apr 18

Public Keynote Lecture: Lisa Tetrault

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thu. Apr 18

Thursdays at Noon: Overlooked

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thu. Apr 18

See Me at the Portrait Gallery

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Mar. 12 & Apr. 19

The Legacy of the New Dance Group

Library of Congress
Fri. Apr 19

Portrait InSight

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Mar. 21 – Apr. 20

Jazzmeia Horn Quintet

Library of Congress
Sat. Apr 20

Young Portrait Explorers: Rachel Carson

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Apr. 8 & 22

Free Landmark Lecture: A Remarkable Friendship

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Tue. Apr 23

Women Making Waves: Julie Packard and Marcia McNutt

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Tue. Apr 23

REMIX: Can You Dig It?

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thu. Apr 25

Thursdays at Noon: Curator’s Choice

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thu. Apr 25

Todos están muertos (They are all dead)

Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain
Thu. Apr 25

Conversation Circles

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Mar. 1 – Apr. 26

Open Studio Fridays

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Mar. 1 – Apr. 26

Duo Sonidos Fourth Friday Sound Sketch

National Gallery of Art
Fri. Apr 26

Dead Letter Office: Gallery Experience

Smithsonian National Postal Museum
Feb. 21 – Apr. 27

Portrait Signs

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Mar. 28 – Apr. 27

Franz Liszt’s Sardanapalo

Library of Congress
Sat. Apr 27

Portrait Discovery Kits

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Mar. 2 – Apr. 28

Portrait Story Days

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Mar. 2 – Apr. 28

Concert: The Brandee Younger Trio

National Gallery of Art
Sun. Apr 28

Fourth Annual Earth Day Plant Sale & Picnic

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Sun. Apr 28

Ken Burns

National Gallery of Art
Sun. Apr 28

Inside Signature: Kevin McAllister

Signature Theatre
Thu. May 2

Tetzlaff-Tetzlaff-Vogt Trio

Library of Congress
Sat. May 4

DC Concert Orchestra - Postcards

Church of the Epiphany
Sun. May 5

Julie Polt: Opening Reception

Montpelier Arts Center
Sun. May 5

Monday Matinees: The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)

Old Greenbelt Theatre
Mon. May 6

After Hours: Evenings at the Edge

National Gallery of Art
Thu. May 9

Throw Like a Girl Rough-Cut Documentary Screening

Takoma Park Community Center
Thu. May 9

Cristian Ianculescu - Diaglogues

Waverly Street Gallery
Fri. May 10

Jessye Norman

Library of Congress
Thu. May 16

Polaris Piano Trio

Potter Violins
Fri. May 17

Yumi Kurosawa, koto

National Gallery of Art
Sun. May 19

Curator's Tour for Adults

The Mansion at Strathmore
Mar. 9 – May. 26

National Memorial Day Choral Festival

The Kennedy Center
Sun. May 26

National Memorial Day Concert

West Lawn US Capitol
Mon. May 27

National Memorial Day Parade

Constitution Avenue between 7th and 17th Streets
Tue. May 28

Paco de Lucía: La búsqueda (The Journey)

Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain
Wed. May 29

Cristian Ianculescu - Diaglogues

Waverly Street Gallery
Sat. Jun 1

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Library of Congress
Sat. Jun 1

Cristian Ianculescu - Diaglogues - Artist Talk

Waverly Street Gallery
Sun. Jun 2

The Moon in the Age of Photography

National Gallery of Art
Sun. Jun 2

SigWorks: Soldiers of the Cross

Signature Theatre
Mon. Jun 3

Inside Signature with the Cast of Spunk

Signature Theatre
Thu. Jun 6

Lori Ulmer-Hanson - Opening Reception

Montpelier Arts Center
Fri. Jun 7

Marcia Wolfson Ray: archiTERRA

Montpelier Arts Center
Fri. Jun 7

Sculpture Exhibition: Opening Reception

Montpelier Arts Center
Fri. Jun 7

Opening Reception: Mechanical Reproduction

Brentwood Arts Exchange
Sat. Jun 8

Chamber Music Concert

Saint Mark's Episcopal Church
Sun. Jun 9

Color-Full: Reception

Publick Playhouse
Thu. Jun 13

Gallery Talk: Women Abstractionists

National Gallery of Art
Mon. Jun 17

AIR Workshop: Secrets for Success with Trey Sorrells

The Mansion at Strathmore
Wed. Jun 19

Montpelier Instructors Showcase: Opening Reception

Montpelier Arts Center
Sun. Jul 7

Tour: Italian Renaissance Collection

National Gallery of Art
Thu. Jul 11

Artists in Fiction Book Club

The Mansion at Strathmore
Feb. 27 – Jul. 17

Open Studio Fridays

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Feb. 22 – Aug. 9

Mother Tongue Film Festival: The Next Guardian

Baird Auditorium, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Fri. Feb 23, 2029

Ongoing Events

Listen to Her

Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCCNV)
Thru Feb. 21

Shades of Red Art Exhibit

Gallery Underground
Thru Feb. 22

Persona Practice: Melanie Ruston

Park View Gallery at Glen Echo Park
Thru Feb. 23

New Beginnings Art Exhibit

Del Ray Artisans
Thru Feb. 24

Out of the Woods: Julia Purinton

Glen Echo Park
Thru Feb. 24

What Words Can’t Say: Irene Clouthier

Popcorn Gallery at Glen Echo Park
Thru Feb. 24

Juggling the Middle Ages

Dumbarton Oaks
Thru Feb. 28

Places Real and Imagined Art Exhibit

Gallery Clarendon
Thru Feb. 28

Hill Center Galleries Regional Juried Exhibition

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Thru Mar. 2

Waverly Street Gallery Invitational Exhibition

Waverly Street Gallery
Thru Mar. 2

Alexander Hamilton: Soldier, Secretary, Icon

Smithsonian National Postal Museum
Thru Mar. 3

Trailblazing: 100 Years of Our National Parks

Smithsonian National Postal Museum
Thru Mar. 3

Atlas Intersections Festival: Art Activation: The Immersive Quilt

Atlas Performing Arts Center
Feb. 21 – Mar. 3

The Beauty of Decay Art Exhibition

Takoma Park Community Center
Thru Mar. 6

Front Window Feature: Akemi Maegawa

Brentwood Arts Exchange
Thru Mar. 9

Live Sculpture Now 2019

Brentwood Arts Exchange
Thru Mar. 9

Muriel Hasbun's Documented: The Community Blackboard

Brentwood Arts Exchange
Thru Mar. 9

Jowita Wyszomirska: The Distance Of Blue

gallery neptune & brown
Thru Mar. 9

Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Mar. 10

Dawoud Bey: The Birmingham Project

National Gallery of Art
Thru Mar. 17

Jiří Kolář (1912-2002): Forms of Visual Poetry - From the Collection of Museum Kampa, Prague

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Thru Mar. 17

Michael B. Platt + Carol A. Beane: Influences and Connections

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Thru Mar. 17

Nancy at Ninety: A Retrospective of Form and Color

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Thru Mar. 17

The Gifts of Tony Podesta

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Thru Mar. 17

Love in all Mediums

Zenith Gallery
Thru Mar. 23

A Revolution in Arms: Weapons in the War for Independence

Anderson House – The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati
Thru Mar. 24

The Norman and Jane Rosenthal Collection

Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCCNV)
Feb. 22 – Mar. 27

From Architect to Artist: Public Art by Charles Bergen, AIA

District Architecture Center
Thru Mar. 29

Special Tour—Native Women Rising

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Mar. 1 – 29

Spectacularly Solid

Studio 3700
Thru Mar. 31

First Chefs: Fame and Foodways from Britain to the Americas

Folger Shakespeare Library
Thru Mar. 31

For The Artist Art Exhibit

Del Ray Artisans
Mar. 1 – 31

The REDress Project

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Mar. 1 – 31

Voyages: Travel Photography by Michael Horan

Glen Echo Park
Mar. 2 – 31

Laurel Art Guild Juried Exhibition

Montpelier Arts Center
Mar. 9 – 31

Lush: Reinvention Wayson R. Jones

DC Arts Center (DCAC)
Thru Apr. 7

Women who Work, Care, and Create

Zenith Sculpture Space
Thru Apr. 13

Orchids: Amazing Adaptations

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Apr. 28

Patricia Bowden

Montpelier Arts Center
Apr. 6 – 28

Kristina Penhoet : Indeterminate Identities

Waverly Street Gallery
Apr. 7 – May. 4

Meaning Making Through Art Making

Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCCNV)
Mar. 29 – May. 10

(IN)Justice Systems

Brentwood Arts Exchange
Mar. 25 – May. 18

Contemplating Our Waters: Nicole Salimbene

Harmony Hall Regional Center
Mar. 25 – May. 18

Roman Holiday

Brentwood Arts Exchange
Mar. 25 – May. 18

Lincoln's Contemporaries

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru May. 19

Champions

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru May. 19

One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru May. 19

Drawing in Tintoretto’s Venice

National Gallery of Art
Mar. 10 – May. 26

Venetian Prints in the Time of Tintoretto

National Gallery of Art
Mar. 10 – May. 26

Incommunicado

Montpelier Arts Center
Apr. 6 – May. 26

Jill Tanenbaum and Cathy Abramson

Montpelier Arts Center
Apr. 7 – May. 26

Julie Polt

Montpelier Arts Center
May. 5 – 26

Postmen of the Skies

Smithsonian National Postal Museum
May. 1 – 27

Observe the Flag-In during Memorial Day Weekend

Arlington National Cemetery
May. 24 – 27

Witness the majesty of the Iwo Jima Memorial

Iwo Jima Memorial - Arlington National Cemetery
May. 24 – 27

Still Life To Portraiture

Publick Playhouse
Mar. 21 – Jun. 1

Daguerreotypes: Five Decades of Collecting

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Jun. 2

Baseball Americana

Library of Congress
Thru Jun. 29

Tintoretto: Artist of Renaissance Venice

National Gallery of Art
Mar. 10 – Jul. 9

Beautiful Blooms: Flowering Plants on Stamps

Smithsonian National Postal Museum
Thru Jul. 14

The American Pre-Raphaelites: Radical Realists

National Gallery of Art
Apr. 14 – Jul. 21

The Life of Animals in Japanese Art

National Gallery of Art
May. 5 – Jul. 28

Invitational Sculpture Exhibition

Montpelier Arts Center
Jun. 7 – Jul. 28

Color-Full

Publick Playhouse
Jun. 6 – Aug. 3

Mechanical Reproduction

Brentwood Arts Exchange
Jun. 3 – Aug. 10

Eye to I: Self-Portraits from 1900 to Today

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Aug. 18

Oliver Lee Jackson: Recent Paintings

National Gallery of Art
Apr. 14 – Sep. 15

Portraits of the World: Korea Exhibition

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Nov. 17

Tour: Anderson House

Anderson House – The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati
Thru Dec. 31

Gallery Tours

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Thru Dec. 31

Story Time in our Explore! Family Space

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays

Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Mar. 29, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020

A Monument to Shakespeare: The Architecture of the Folger Shakespeare Library

Folger Shakespeare Library
Apr. 13, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020

Andrea del Verrocchio: Sculptor-Painter of Renaissance Florence

National Gallery of Art
Sep. 15, 2019 – Jan. 12, 2020

Tour: Library of Congress - Thomas Jefferson Building

Library of Congress
Thru Feb. 1, 2020

Alonso Berruguete: First Sculptor of Renaissance Spain

National Gallery of Art
Oct. 13, 2019 – Feb. 17, 2020

In Mid-Sentence

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
May. 3, 2019 – Mar. 29, 2020

A Right to the City

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Thru Apr. 20, 2020

One Life: Marian Anderson

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Jun. 28, 2019 – May. 17, 2020

The Great Inka Road: Engineering an Empire

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

New York Ave Sculpture Project

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

Our Universes: Traditional Knowledge Shapes Our World

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

Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations

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

Return to a Native Place: Algonquian Peoples of the Chesapeake

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

Americans

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