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Lasting Impressions

Dumbarton Oaks 1703 32nd St. NW, Washington, DC

Byzantine seals make up this exhibit, providing a window into the social dynamics and family histories of the empire.

Free

Lasting Impressions: People, Power, Piety

Dumbarton Oaks 1703 32nd St. NW, Washington, DC

Curated by Jonathan Shea, this Dumbarton Oaks exhibit looks at seals from the Byzantine Empire, which were personalized by their owners to present information about their status, position, piety, and […]

Free

Nollywood Portraits

National Museum of African Art 950 Independence Ave. SW

The elegant stars of Nollywood—Nigeria’s $3 billion film industry—are the subjects of Iké Udé's Nollywood Portraits. Udé juxtaposes his subjects against colorful backgrounds and dark shadows, making for mesmerizing, surreal […]

Free

Baseball: America’s Home Run

Smithsonian National Postal Museum 2 Massachusetts Ave. N.E., Washington, DC

America’s national pastime is the star of this exhibit, which showcases how baseball has been depicted in stamps and other memorabilia throughout history.

Free

American Portraiture Today

National Portrait Gallery 8th and G Streets NW, Washington, DC

The 42 finalists in this year’s Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition were selected from more than 2,700 entries. Their work challenges and democratizes portraiture, and will be on display at the […]

Free

Hamilton

John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 2700 F St. NW, Washington, DC

Love it or hate it, the musical that tackles culture, politics, and education, Hamilton is back in D.C. with its blend of hip-hop, jazz, R&B, and Broadway.

$59 – $399

Justice Arts Coalition Presents: Emergence

Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way, Lorton, VA

An art exhibit showcasing more than 50 pieces of work from previously or currently incarcerated artists. A partnership between Justice Arts Coalition and Workhouse Arts Center, Emergence pays homage to […]

Free

the color purple

Signature Theatre 4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington, VA

Adapted from Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, this musical version, directed by Timothy Douglas, has been nominated for 11 Tony Awards. Featuring a brilliant score of jazz, gospel, blues, and […]

Perplexity

Kreeger Museum 2401 Foxhall Rd. NW, Washington, DC

Brought to you by Hamiltonian Artists and the Kreeger Museum, Perplexity is an exhibition featuring the work of seven Hamiltonian Artists alumni—Amy Boone-McCreesh, Brian Michael Dunn, Michael Dax Iacovone, Sarah […]

$8 – $10

Body Talk

Torpedo Factory Art Center 105 N. Union St., Alexandria, VA

As the name implies, this all-media group exhibition uses self-portraiture, figural work, or depictions of the self to explore themes of identity, culture, gender, and mental health through the expression […]

Free