Free Events: Museums

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Performances

Indoor Recess: Arts & Crafts Hour for Adults

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum

Portrait Story Days: Jean-Michel Basquiat

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery

Gallery Talk: Ambreen Butt

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. Dec 19

Thursdays at Noon: Overlooked

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thu. Dec 20

Open Studio: Palette Knife

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Fri. Dec 21

Portrait Story Days: Andy Warhol

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Dec. 22 & 23

Portrait Discovery Kits

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Dec. 30

Portrait Story Days: Jacob Lawrence

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Dec. 29 & 30

Gallery Talk: Rodarte

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. Jan 2, 2019

Free Community Day: January

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sun. Jan 6, 2019

Tour: Fierce Women 2.0

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sun. Jan 6, 2019

Woodshock

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sun. Jan 6, 2019

Gallery Talk: Rodarte

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. Jan 9, 2019

Gallery Talk: Rodarte

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. Jan 16, 2019

Gallery Talk: Ambreen Butt

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. Jan 23, 2019

Winter Opening Reception at the AU Museum

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Sat. Jan 26, 2019

Gallery Talk: Rodarte

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. Jan 30, 2019

Free Community Day: February

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sun. Feb 3, 2019

Tour: Fierce Women 2.0

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sun. Feb 3, 2019

Gallery Talk: Rodarte

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. Feb 6, 2019

Concert: SO Percussion The Keyboard Re-imagined

National Gallery of Art
Sun. Feb 10, 2019

Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. Feb 13, 2019

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

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Thu. Feb 21, 2019

Curtis Opera Theatre Vocal Quartet

National Gallery of Art
Sun. Feb 24, 2019

Nancy at Ninety Gallery Talk

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Sat. Mar 2, 2019

JRA Distinguished Artist Lecture with Tim Harding

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Sun. Mar 10, 2019

After Hours: Evenings at the Edge

National Gallery of Art
Thu. Mar 14, 2019

Hi Score! Introducing a Game to its Music

Library of Congress
Fri. Apr 5, 2019

Haimovitz–Iyer Duo

National Gallery of Art
Sun. Apr 7, 2019

After Hours: Evenings at the Edge

National Gallery of Art
Thu. Apr 11, 2019

Shakespeare's Birthday

Folger Theatre
Sun. Apr 14, 2019

The Legacy of the New Dance Group

Library of Congress
Fri. Apr 19, 2019

After Hours: Evenings at the Edge

National Gallery of Art
Thu. May 9, 2019

Gallery Talk: Women Abstractionists

National Gallery of Art
Mon. Jun 17, 2019

Tour: Italian Renaissance Collection

National Gallery of Art
Thu. Jul 11, 2019

Ongoing Events

Corot: Women

National Gallery of Art
Thru Dec. 31

Mapping a Growing Nation: From Independence to Statehood

Library of Congress
Thru Jan. 1, 2019

National Geographic: Exploration Starts Here

National Geographic
Thru Jan. 1, 2019

UnSeen: Our Past in a New Light, Ken Gonzales-Day and Titus Kaphar

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Jan. 6, 2019

Remembering Vietnam

National Archives
Thru Jan. 6, 2019

Sense of Humor

National Gallery of Art
Thru Jan. 6, 2019

Churchill's Shakespeare

Folger Shakespeare Library
Thru Jan. 6, 2019

Rachel Whiteread

National Gallery of Art
Thru Jan. 13, 2019

The Chiaroscuro Woodcut in Renaissance Italy

National Gallery of Art
Thru Jan. 20, 2019

Bridging the Americas: Community and Belonging from Panama to Washington, DC

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Thru Jan. 31, 2019

Gordon Parks: The New Tide, 1940-1950

National Gallery of Art
Thru Feb. 18, 2019

ACM 50th Anniversary Program: Block Watch

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Thru Feb. 28, 2019

Juggling the Middle Ages

Dumbarton Oaks
Thru Feb. 28, 2019

Alexander Hamilton: Soldier, Secretary, Icon

Smithsonian National Postal Museum
Thru Mar. 3, 2019

Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Mar. 10, 2019

Dawoud Bey: The Birmingham Project

National Gallery of Art
Thru Mar. 17, 2019

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

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Jan. 26 – Mar. 17, 2019

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

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Jan. 26 – Mar. 17, 2019

Nancy at Ninety: A Retrospective of Form and Color

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Jan. 26 – Mar. 17, 2019

The Gifts of Tony Podesta

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Jan. 26 – Mar. 17, 2019

The Gifts of Tony Podesta Gallery Talk

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Jan. 26 – Mar. 17, 2019

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, 2019

First Chefs: Fame and Foodways from Britain to the Americas

Folger Shakespeare Library
Jan. 19 – Mar. 31, 2019

Lincoln's Contemporaries

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru May. 19, 2019

Champions

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru May. 19, 2019

One Year: 1968, An American Odyssey

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru May. 19, 2019

Drawing in Tintoretto’s Venice

National Gallery of Art
Mar. 10 – May. 26, 2019

Venetian Prints in the Time of Tintoretto

National Gallery of Art
Mar. 10 – May. 26, 2019

Daguerreotypes: Five Decades of Collecting

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Jun. 2, 2019

Baseball Americana

Library of Congress
Thru Jun. 29, 2019

Tintoretto: Artist of Renaissance Venice

National Gallery of Art
Mar. 10 – Jul. 9, 2019

Eye to I: Self-Portraits from 1900 to Today

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Aug. 18, 2019

Portraits of the World: Korea Exhibition

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Nov. 17, 2019

A Right to the City

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Thru Apr. 20, 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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