Seeing Differently

Phillips Collection 1600 21st St. NW, Washington

America’s first museum of modern art—The Phillips Collection—is celebrating its centennial with a show that both honors the past while jumping into the future.  Featuring work spanning the 19th century to the present, the exhibit explores questions of identity, place, space, and more.

Free – $16

Intersections: Marley Dawson

Phillips Collection 1600 21st St. NW, Washington

See Marley Dawson two kinetic sculptures, inspired by the architecture of the Phillips’s Goh Annex stairway, on display.

Free – $16

Arts in Foggy Bottom

The free biennial sculpture exhibit returns with its seventh installment examining the theme of the natural environment and our relationships with it. The art, complete with QR codes to hear behind the scenes details, is available for self-guided tours.  

Free

Jacob Lawrence: The American Struggle

Phillips Collection 1600 21st St. NW, Washington

For the first time in 60 years, 27 of Jacob Lawrence's 30 panels comprise Struggle: From the History of the American People are united. Though three remain missing, seeing the pieces together offers greater insight into Lawrence’s style and work. The mural examines struggle, underrepresented historical figures, founding fathers, and civil rights.    

Free – $16

Inside Outside, Upside Down

Phillips Collection 1600 21st St. NW, Washington

An art exhibit, featuring more than 60 artists from the greater D.C. region, looking back at 2020. Themes include innocence interrupted, days of reckoning and the right to "be," bearing witness, introspection and reflection, and hope and healing.    

Free – $16

Block by Block

National Portrait Gallery 8th and G Streets NW, Washington

Learn about the namesakes behind D.C.'s streets, avenues, neighborhoods, and public spaces at this ongoing exhibit curated by Leslie Ureña. Find it in the museum’s Riley Gallery on the second floor.

Free
Recurring

Timepiece Mythos

Dane Winkler's interactive sculpture is made up of materials from a 100 year old North Carolina barn. The piece is intended to operate as a bridge between past, present, and future. On view on Arlington Arts Center’s lawn. Winkler will give a virtual artist talk on Thursday, July 29, at 6 p.m.

Free
Recurring

Timepiece Mythos

Dane Winkler's interactive sculpture is made up of materials from a 100 year old North Carolina barn. The piece is intended to operate as a bridge between past, present, and future. On view on Arlington Arts Center’s lawn. Winkler will give a virtual artist talk on Thursday, July 29, at 6 p.m.

Free
Recurring

Open Studio Workshops

Enjoy weekly art workshops from the comfort of your own home. Each Friday, we will post a video with a new activity or technique. Grab a family member or your roommates, or make a virtual date with a friend, and get creative with artist Jill Galloway. Artists of all ages and skill levels will enjoy […]

Free
Recurring

Timepiece Mythos

Dane Winkler's interactive sculpture is made up of materials from a 100 year old North Carolina barn. The piece is intended to operate as a bridge between past, present, and future. On view on Arlington Arts Center’s lawn. Winkler will give a virtual artist talk on Thursday, July 29, at 6 p.m.

Free
Recurring

Shoulder the Deed

STABLE 336 Randolph Pl. NE, Washington

Curated by Maleke Glee, Zsudayka Nzinga Terrell, and Zoma Wallace, this exhibit features multigenerational and multidisciplinary artists reflecting on Black art popularized in this moment. The show runs through September 30.

Free