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Yayoi Kusama’s One With Eternity is Designed For Gaggles of Visitors

Yayoi Kusama’s One With Eternity is Designed For Gaggles of Visitors

In a sure sign that things are looking up, legendary artist Yayoi Kusama returns to the Hirshhorn from April 1 through Nov. 27, with two Infinity Mirror Rooms, “Pumpkin,” and more.

It’s a daily and ever-shifting debate about whether we’re “back to normal,” following the worst of COVID-19, but in-person gatherings are slowly resuming […]

Monday Arts Roundup: If Cities Could Dance Edition

Monday Arts Roundup: If Cities Could Dance Edition

Washington Improv Theater needs a new home, Diversify Ice’s Joel Savary wants to see more Black and Brown ice skaters, and Signature Theatre’s artistic team is in place.

Let’s spring forward into the week with some arts-related headlines, news stories, and wins you may have missed in recent days. Check back weekly for future Monday Arts Roundups. Update (March 15 at 2 p.m.): Kristi Maiselman, the executive director of CulturalDC, which owns Source Theatre, says Washington Improv Theater has mischaracterized a routine lease…

Monday Arts Roundup: Infinity Rooms Edition

Monday Arts Roundup: Infinity Rooms Edition

What’s happening in D.C.’s arts and culture realms? Songbyrd gets grants, Yayoi Kusama’s infinity rooms return to town, queering space, and Oh He Dead plays with NFTs.

The major arts-related headlines, news stories, and wins you may have missed […]

Marcel Duchamp’s Dueling Exhibits

Marcel Duchamp’s Dueling Exhibits

How the Hirshhorn’s in-person show, Marcel Duchamp: The Barbara and Aaron Levine Collection, and virtual exhibit, It’s Art If I Say So, work together and separately to convey the artist’s beliefs.

Museum fatigue is the sensation of becoming physically and mentally exhausted in the course of museum-going; taking in art can use up a lot of brainpower, and no artist can zap viewer’s cerebral energies quite like Marcel Duchamp […]

City Lights: Look Inward With Anna U Davis’s Reality Check

City Lights: Look Inward With Anna U Davis’s Reality Check

The Swedish artist’s latest exhibit, on display at Hillyer Gallery, invites us to examine how we may be perpetuating social injustices.

You’re in a large group of people, and someone says something distasteful. You decide to stay quiet, figuring someone else will speak up […]

Shedrick Pelt Captures Attacks on Democracy

Shedrick Pelt Captures Attacks on Democracy

Two of Pelt’s images are on display in Adams Morgan and more will be presented at Gallery O on H.

The photojournalist created a mini, pop-up gallery in Adams Morgan Plaza to amplify the emotions of being at the Capitol during the insurrection.

The Best Local Photography Exhibits of 2021

The Best Local Photography Exhibits of 2021

Contributing writer and photography critic Louis Jacobson on this year’s greatest displays of photography (with a little mixed media thrown in).

In 2021, photography (along with much else) edged tenuously back into real life […]

National Building Museum on Building a Better Future

National Building Museum on Building a Better Future

The private museum has a new executive director, new exhibits, and big goals for climate change and equity.

There’s a large blemish on the conference table in Aileen Fuchs’ fourth-floor office in the National Building Museum […]

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