Museums in DC Metro including Art Museums, Historic Homes and More

Washington DC is the home to world-class museums that host varied and exciting programs for singles, couples, and families with kids! Check here daily for an abundance of museum programming, exhibitions cool after hours events, talks, lectures, historic home exhibits and concerts.  


Hot Hits

Eye to I: Self-Portraits from 1900 to Today

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Aug. 18
This exhibition explores how American artists have chosen to portray themselves since the beginning of the last century.

Forward Press: 21st Century Printmaking

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Thru Aug. 11
Ten innovative print artists from across the country who employ the finest examples of hand printed and digital techniques.

Ursula von Rydingsvard: The Contour of Feeling

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jul. 28
An exhibition of monumental sculptures illuminates the process by which the artist gives outward visual form to her ideas and emotions.

Charles Hinman: Structures, 1965–2014

The Kreeger Museum
Thru Jul. 31
Explores the work of Charles Hinman, bstract painter who pioneered three-dimensional, shaped canvases during the 1960s.

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. It showcases work created for three distinct realms: the public, the private, and the museum.

Queens of Egypt

National Geographic
Thru Sep. 2
This multisensory exhibition will bring you back in time some 3,500 years, to the 18th and 19th dynasties of ancient Egypt.

Kenneth Victor Young: Continuum

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Thru May. 26
Bringing order out of chaos, Young studies in physics and the natural sciences informed a fusion of brilliant colors.

Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Jan. 5, 2020
Reveals the women and organizations often overlooked in the complex narrative of women’s suffrage in the United States.

Portraits of the World: Korea Exhibition

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Nov. 17
Pioneering feminist artist Yun Suknam uses portraiture to gain insights into the lives of women, past and present.

Baseball Americana

Library of Congress
Thru Jul. 27
Explores baseball’s roots, changing traditions, and the game today through a collection of items that cannot be found anywhere else.

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.

Beyond Knotting: Wari and Inka Tunics from the Collection

Dumbarton Oaks
Thru Aug. 18
The installation examines the relationship between two components of the Andean woven world, tunics and khipus.

Spotlights

Folger Friday: Trivia Night

Folger Shakespeare Library
Fri. May 31

Beautiful Blooms: Flowering Plants on Stamps

Smithsonian National Postal Museum
Thru Jul. 14

Bus Tour of Historic Barry Farm/Hillsdale

Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library
Sat. Jun 8

Bus Tour of Historic Barry Farm/Hillsdale

Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library
Sat. Jun 8

John Lennon: The Green Album

Smithsonian National Postal Museum
Thru Jul. 7
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