Multi-Cultural Events

Metro DC is known for its vibrant, diverse culture community and will keep you up-to-date with multi-cultural festivals, concerts, theatre, food tastings and more.

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Ambreen Butt—Mark My Words

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Apr. 14
Trained in traditional Indian and Persian miniature painting, Pakistani-American artist Ambreen Butt reimagines the genre to feature contemporary female protagonists and political subject matter.

The Jewish Queen Lear

Davis Performing Arts Center, Georgetown University
Mar. 24 – Apr. 7
If it’s not one thing, it’s your mother!

Foon Sham: Twist of Lime

gallery neptune & brown
Thru Apr. 20
Gallery neptune & brown is pleased to present recent sculptures and drawings by internationally renowned artist Foon Sham.

Direct Current: Brooklyn Rider and Magos Herrera

The Kennedy Center
Sun. Apr 7
The string quartet joins forces with the acclaimed jazz singer to reinterpret classics from Mexico, Cuba, Peru, Chile, Brazil, Argentina, and Spain

Direct Current: TU Dance + Bon Iver's Come Through

The Kennedy Center
Mon. Mar 25
TU Dance, known for works that combine modern dance and classical ballet with African-based and urban vernacular movements.

National Cherry Blossom Festival: Ikebana Floral Design Workshop

Green Spring Gardens
Sat. Apr 6
Learn its rich symbolism and fundamentals and take home your own arrangement with the help of an instructor.

The Jewish Queen Lear

Davis Performing Arts Center, Georgetown University
Mar. 24 – Apr. 7
Gordin’s masterpiece of Yiddish theater shines in a scintillating new English translation.

Russian National Ballet: Swan Lake

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Fri. Apr 5
Treat the whole family to the beauty of this splendid performance by 50 elegant dancers from the world-famous Russian National Ballet.

Testament of the Spirit: Paintings by Eduardo Carrillo

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Apr. 6 – May. 26
Paintings by Eduardo Carrillo highlights the creative efforts and social importance of Carrillo as artist, teacher, scholar, and social activist.

Portraits of the World: Korea Exhibition

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

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

Columbia Pike Branch Library
Fri. Apr 5
From rural son jarocho to urban mariachi styles and contemporary Caribbean rhythms, Los Gallos are an eclectic musical ensemble working to make the modern more traditional and the traditional more modern.

Chucho Valdés

Sixth & I
Sat. Apr 6
Jazz piano doesn’t get more immediate, awe-inspiring, or electrifying than this: the towering virtuoso, Afro-Cuban jazz icon.


The Great Inka Road: Engineering an Empire

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

La Plaga (The Plague)

Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain
Thu. Mar 28

Ananya Dance Theatre

Dance Place
Mar. 30 – 31


Olney Theatre Center
Mar. 24 – 31

The Jewish Queen Lear

Davis Performing Arts Center, Georgetown University
Mar. 24 – Apr. 7
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