Multi-Cultural Events DC Metro Region

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Written in Knots: Undeciphered Accounts of Andean Life

Dumbarton Oaks
Thru Aug. 18
This exhibition is the first to bring together examples of Wari, Inka, and Colonial khipu.

Testament of the Spirit: Paintings by Eduardo Carrillo

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Thru May. 26
Highlights the creative efforts and social importance of Carrillo as artist, teacher, scholar, and social activist.

ETHEL with guest artist Robert Mirabal present The River

CenterStage at RCC
Sun. May 26
ETHEL and Robert Mirabal, Native American musician, present their next evolution of the cross-cultural concert experience.

Portraits of the World: Korea Exhibition

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Nov. 17
Focuses on shared themes and artistic approaches that have activated women artists from different parts of the globe.

Korean Craft: Yesterday and Today

Korean Cultural Center DC
Thru Jun. 21
Korean Craft sheds light on the distinct lines and colors embedded in a variety of Korean handicrafts.

Paco de Lucía: La búsqueda (The Journey)

Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain
Wed. May 29
The Andalusian master agreed to collaborate on a documentary about his devotion to Flamenco.

Identify: Performance Art as Portraiture—Jeffrey Gibson

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Wed. May 22
Artist Jeffrey Gibson, a half-Cherokee member of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, will choreograph performers who self-identify as Indigenous, Native American, LGBTQ.

African Sons of God

Library of Congress
Thu. Jun 13
Singing in the a cappella style known as Isicathamiya.

Cissa Paz with JP Silva

Franklin Square
Thu. Jun 6
An eclectic performer influenced by the local jazz sounds and her Brazilian, African, and Indigenous background.

Water on the Walls

Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain
Tue. Jun 18
Our most precious resource is presented through different stories in moving images, with video art and short film screenings by artists from Spain.

39th Annual Washington Folk Festival

Glen Echo Park
Jun. 1 – 2
Music of all kinds, participatory dancing, a fine crafts market, and storytelling.

JxJ: May 8-26, 2019: Jewish Film & Jewish Music Festival

3 Weeks | 120 International Film Screenings & Perfromances | Massive Celebration of Jewish Film & Music | Find Details Here


FAME, The Musical, US Premiere in Spanish

GALA Hispanic Theatre
Thru Jun. 9

There is Water: Art and Sustainable Practices

Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain
Thu. Jun 20

Sinawi: Harmony in Disharmony

The Kennedy Center
Wed. Jun 26


Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain
Thu. May 23

Gay Paris: A Short History of Gay Rights in France, talk by Tristan Cabello

Alliance Française of Washington, D.C.
Fri. May 31

Jazz in the Garden: Black Masala

National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Fri. Jun 21

NGA Film Series: New Cinema from Romania - Marita

National Gallery of Art
Tue. Jun 18

Los Cenzontles

Library of Congress
Tue. Jun 25

También la Lluvia

Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain
Thu. Jun 13

Embassy of Romania: Irina Muresano, Violin

Embassy of Romania
Fri. Sep 13
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