Museums in DC Metro including Art Museums, Historic Homes and More
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Passages: Keith Morrison, 1999-2019American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Thru Aug. 11 Thirty paintings and watercolors by the Jamaican-born Keith Morrison.
Charles Hinman: Structures, 1965–2014The Kreeger Museum
Thru Jul. 31 Explores the work of Charles Hinman, bstract painter who pioneered three-dimensional, shaped canvases during the 1960s.
Maia Cruz PalileoAmerican University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Thru Aug. 11 Maia’s work is an examination of the Filipino diasporic psyche through a personal and political lens.
50 Years of Stonewall: LGBTQ+ Activism in the U.S.Library of Congress
Commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, which occurred June 28-July 1,1969, at the Stonewall Inn, Greenwich Village, New York City.
Written in Knots: Undeciphered Accounts of Andean LifeDumbarton Oaks
Thru Aug. 18 This exhibition is the first to bring together examples of Wari, Inka, and Colonial khipu.
Eye to I: Self-Portraits from 1900 to TodaySmithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Aug. 18 This exhibition explores how American artists have chosen to portray themselves since the beginning of the last century.
Squire BroelAmerican University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Thru Aug. 11 This unique sculptural installation exposes viewers to aspects of the American rural West’s untamed spirit, vast rugged landscapes, and traditions of mysticism.
Ursula von Rydingsvard: The Contour of FeelingNational 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.
Votes for Women: A Portrait of PersistenceSmithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Jan. 5, 2020 “Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence” reveals the women and organizations often overlooked in the complex narrative of women’s suffrage in the United States.
Beyond Knotting: Wari and Inka Tunics from the CollectionDumbarton Oaks
Thru Aug. 18 The installation examines the relationship between two components of the Andean woven world, tunics and khipus.
Forward Press: 21st Century PrintmakingAmerican 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.
Baseball AmericanaLibrary 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.
Portrait Story Days: Dizzy GillespieSmithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Sat. Jul 27
Curator Tour: Women of Progress: Early Camera PortraitsSmithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Detroit 48202, Conversations Along a Postal RouteSmithsonian National Postal Museum
Sat. Aug 3
Lunch Bite – A Collection of Images Illustrating the Art of War in the 18th CenturyAnderson House – The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati
Fri. Aug 16
The Lafayette EscadrilleAnderson House – The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati
Wed. Aug 7
National Park Service Escape Room!National Archives
Jul. 24 – Aug. 7
Vintage Evening – A French Encampment in Washington, DCAnderson House – The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati
Sat. Jul 20
Landmark Lecture: Unhappy SeparationsTudor Place Historic House and Garden
Tue. Sep 24
REMIX: Express Yourself(ie)Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thu. Jul 25
Tour: Fierce Women 2.0National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sun. Aug 4
Artist Talk with Shani ShihWoodridge Neighborhood Library
Sat. Aug 10