Born and raised in the District, Brandy "Blu" Murphy celebrates Blackness in her art. In LE DRIP, the artist blends photography and graffiti to create eye-catching collages that pay homage to Black culture.
In this ongoing photo series by British photographer Jonathan Banks, survivors of torture who've fled their home countries as refugees are shown under the projection of an image that is meaningful to them. The resulting colorful and emotional portraits stop at the Phillips Collection this month. A panel discussion with Banks takes place at 6:30 […]
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 Portrait Gallery before making rounds across the country.
NoMa Business Improvement District (NoMa BID) is partnering with seven of the District’s most popular breweries and bar to launch DC’s first Ale Trail, the Metropolitan Beer Trail. The Metropolitan Beer Trail links the following brew pubs which are all walkable and bikeable from the Metropolitan Branch Trail: Metrobar Red Bear Brewing Co. Right Proper Brewing Company City-State […]
For 50 years, Robert Adams has been capturing spacious, lonely American landscapes in a haunting black and white. American Silence features some 175 of the seminal photographer's images.
The spacious, black and white photos of Robert Adams have been telling the story of the American West for decades. See that story come to life in this massive retrospective, which features some 175 works.
A young William Shakespeare can't seem to write anything at the onset of this play. That's when he meets Viola, the beautiful and enamored young woman who inspires him to write his magnum opus.
June 19–July 31, 2022 On view Wednesday–Sunday, 1–6 pm Corcoran School of the Arts & Design 500 17th Street NW “Framing Fatherhood” is a photojournalism exhibit celebrating Black fatherhood, curated […]
Puppets, penguins, music, and more to keep your little ones laughing!
Divorced. Beheaded. Died. Divorced. Beheaded. Survived. The opening lines of SIX list the fates of Henry the VIII’s half dozen wives, and despite setting a rather dire tone, the pronouncement has already become an iconic musical theater intro. Here's the concept: Katherine of Aragon, Anna of Cleaves and their fellow ladies-in-waiting-to-lose-their heads compete to prove […]
Local author Priyanka Champaneri will discuss her debut novel, The City of Good Death, with Rion Amilcar Scott, author of the story collections The World Doesn’t Require You and Insurrections. Available to purchase, Champaneri's novel is lush with standout characters dealing with the complications of family, love, and honoring those dead and alive. It was […]
Kyle Cromer and the Capital City Showcase host a weekly trivia night! Come with a team and get ready to win a $50 bar tab. Second place gets a $15 […]