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 […]
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 […]
A solo exhibit by local artist Gordon Binder, whose art reworks urban skylines into sculpture.
Three filmmakers—An van. Dienderen, Rosine Mbakam, and Eléonore Yaméogo—look at the bias and racism behind the photography and motion picture camera technology, which are made to best portray White skin. […]
Science and art meet at this fall exhibit that explores the ways in which the brain shapes shared human experience. Thanks to a collaboration with the Society for Neuroscience, Life of a Neuron allows viewers to travel through the birth, life, and death of a neuron. As Emma Sarappo writes in our fall arts guide, […]
This is not a glass-half-empty exhibit. The 41 piece art show, featuring works by local artists, takes an optimistic approach to climate change and human impact on the planet. This includes Noel Kassewitz’s "Room Enough for You and Jack," for all those people who insist Leo could've fit on that board with Kate, and a […]
This solo show by Detroit-based artist Tony Hope embraces the horror season with a playable six-hole mini golf course inspired by scenes from the Nightmare on Elm Street films, adorned with animatronics, lights, and hyperrealist sculpture as well as canvas art pieces. The exhibit is blacklight sensitive and stays open to the public through midnight […]
Back in person (with a virtual component too), the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities’ annual exhibit showcases the work finalists for the Art Bank Program grant. Don't miss this chance to view the work of both emerging and established local artists.
Join us weekly for a virtual creative writing hour. We’ve set up an online space where writers can create, connect and draw inspiration from the Portrait Gallery’s collection.
NMWA’s Deborah Gaston continues her fall lecture series, this time focusing on the ways art explores family, power structures, and more.
Smithsonian Associates hosts actor and writer Kal Penn (Harold and Kumar, House), who served, under Obama, as an associate director in the White House Office of Public Engagement as a […]