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Seeing Climate Change

American University Museum 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW

Curated by Mary D. Garrard and Norma Broude, Diane Burko: Seeing Climate Change is a solo show with the artist addressing the ever-more pressing issue. Burko, a painter, photographer, and climate […]


Into the Light

American University Museum 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW

Using geometric designs and spiritual ideas, artist Anil Revri attempts to bridge East and West—where he’s from and where he lives. Curated by Eleanor Heartney, whose essay on Revri’s work […]


Conjuring Presence

Fenwick Gallery 4400 University Dr., Fairfax

Available to view online and in person, this exhibit at George Mason University's Fenwick Gallery asks what it means to be mindful of the presence of others? Curated by faculty […]


Aquatint: From Its Origins to Goya

National Gallery of Art 4th St & Constitution Ave, NW, Washington

Featuring 100 works, this is the first U.S. exhibit to examine the development of the 18th-century printmaking technique, aquatint, a style that took European artists by storm. On display at […]


Layers: Cause and Effect

Brentwood Arts Exchange 3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood, MD

A group exhibit featuring artists, Alexandra Arata, Cheryl Edwards, Michelle Sakhai, and Maritza Sosaya—each known for their layer techniques and creations. Curated by Maria Gabriela Mizes Hickey. The opening reception […]


Skylines as Sculpture

Studio Gallery 2108 R St. NW, Washington

A solo exhibit by local artist Gordon Binder, whose art reworks urban skylines into sculpture.


Alma W. Thomas: Everything Is Beautiful

Phillips Collection 1600 21st St. NW, Washington

The Phillips Collection presents a special exhibit, featuring more than 150 pieces of Thomas' art, to capture the groundbreaking artist's career. Deemed a "major retrospective," the gallery's third floor traces […]

Free – $16

Mark Drefs and Iris Fabrikant Exhibits

Arts Club of Washington 2021 I St. NW, Washington

Curated by Erich Keel, the Kreeger Museum's Head of Education, these two exhibitions run through Nov. 27. Drefs' abstract work uses painting and digital techniques while Fabrikant's childhood memories create […]


Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time

National Museum of African Art 950 Independence Ave. SW

Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time: Art, Culture, and Exchange Across Medieval Saharan Africa is an exhibition that showcases West Africa’s impact on the world while also asking how museums […]


Barbara Kruger: Belief + Doubt

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden 7th Street and Independence Avenue SW, Washington

For its long-awaited reopening, Barbara Kruger's installation, filled with open-ended questions to introduce doubt, will fill The Hirshhorn's entire lower-level lobby and museum bookstore—escalator sides and all. Curated by Melissa […]


Marcel Duchamp: The Barbara and Aaron Levine Collection

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden 7th Street and Independence Avenue SW, Washington

A rare view of Duchamp’s career arc, featuring some of the artist's most famous work as well as unique drawings and prints. The exhibition will also include portraits of Duchamp, […]


Hung Liu: Portraits of Promised Lands

National Portrait Gallery 8th and G Streets NW, Washington

A solo exhibition honoring and examining the art of  Hung Liu, featuring her early work from 1970s to her recent large-scale paintings, which offer a multifaceted picture of her Asian […]


Moomin Animations: Thrills and Cuddles

National Children’s Museum 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington

The National Children’s Museum hosts a special, traveling exhibit on the beloved fairytale creatures from the mind of Finnish author Tove Jansson. The exhibit comes, on loan, from Tampere, Finland's […]

Free – $15.95

Nicolas Party: Draw the Curtain

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden 7th Street and Independence Avenue SW, Washington

That scaffolding currently encasing the Hirshorn? Expect it to become Nicolas Party’s newest exhibit! The internationally renowned Swiss artist’s Draw the Curtain will wrap the entirety of the temporary structure, […]


Laurie Anderson: The Weather

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden 7th Street and Independence Avenue SW, Washington

An immersive audiovisual experience, which happens to be Laurie Anderson’s largest U.S. exhibition with 10 new pieces and acclaimed previous works. From January through July 2022, Anderson will make several […]


Revolutionary War

George Mason's Gunston Hall 10709 Gunston Rd., Lorton

Learn about the Revolutionary War and how Virginians supported the effort.

Free – $10