Washington Printmakers Gallery 1641 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington

This exploration of the color with the longest wavelength of the visible light spectrum, Red, features the works of the Washington Printmakers Gallery's members. It is available to view in person and online.


Nordic Women in Film

The five Nordic embassies, Women in Film and Television International, and Women in Film & Video Washington, DC present a monthlong showcase of five films, with the Smithsonian Folklife Festival as a partner.


Unmasked: Dolls, Masks, and Marionettes

Studio Gallery 2108 R St. NW, Washington

In Andrea Rowe Kraus' Unmasked: Dolls, Masks, and Marionettes, reduction prints portray the masks and visuals of the markets the artist has seen on trips to Ghana, Sierra Leone, Myanmar, Austria, and Uzbekistan. It is available to view online or in person.


All the Devils Are Here: How Shakespeare Invented the Villain

Shakespeare Theatre Company Affiliated Artist Patrick Page invites you to experience the evolution of evil in Shakespeare’s villains—from rogues and cutthroats to tyrants and sociopaths. A Tony Award nominee for his “electrifyingly maleficent Hades” in Hadestown (The New York Times) and lovingly nicknamed “The Villain of Broadway” (Playbill) for his delicious Broadway performances in Saint […]


One Destiny

Richard Hellesen's One Destiny, directed by Mark Ramont, revisits April 14, 1865 and tries to understand if Abraham Lincoln's assassination could have been prevented. The play is available to stream online.


Movements, Moments

Torpedo Factory Art Center 105 North Union St., Alexandria

Interdisciplinary artist Eames Armstrong juried Movements, Moments, which collects work from a large number of artists, many local, and shows themes of repetition, ritual, and resilience. It is available to view in person and virtually.


Art of Storytelling: Featuring Moses Goods (Native Hawaiian)

Moses Goods (Native Hawaiian) is one of Hawai'i's most prominent theater artists and storytellers. Moses shares traditional Hawaiian stories with a contemporary twist, including one featuring the legendary trickster Maui. The talk will be available to stream on demand on the museum's YouTube channel.


Living The Dream… Singing The Dream

The Washington Performing Arts gospel choir will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a streamed choral tribute available Feb. 19 at 8 p.m.


Art of Storytelling: Featuring Gene Tagaban (Tlingit)

Gene Tagaban (Tlingit), also known as “One Crazy Raven,” will tell listeners stories from his grandmother about the trickster Raven. The program will be available to stream on demand on the museum's YouTube channel.


Mother Tongue Film Festival 2021: Opening Ceremony and Waikiki Screening

Following opening remarks from Smithsonian organizers, the festival’s first event features a talkback, available to stream on demand, with Waikiki director Christopher Kahunahana, moderated by Kālewa Correa, curator of Hawai’i and the Pacific at the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center. Waikiki, the festival’s opening film, will be available online to U.S. audiences from Feb. 21–27.


Mother Tongue Film Festival 2021: February Highlights

The sixth annual Mother Tongue Film Festival will take place for free online via a monthly screening series from February 21 through May of 2021. February's featured films include Waikiki (dir. Christopher Kahunahana, 2019); Tote (dir. María Sojob, 2018); Teko Haxy/Being imperfect (dir. Patrícia Ferreira and Sophia Pinheiro, 2018); Source of the Wound (dir. Adrian […]


DC Shorts WINS – Best of the Fest

Enjoy 15 award-winning short films online with “DC Shorts WINS - Best of the Fest,” which showcases ALL of the shorts that won Jury Awards and Audience Awards this past September at the DC Shorts International Film Festival. This is a great opportunity for film enthusiasts in the DMV and beyond to escape winter and […]