Datebook

The Great Inka Road: Engineering an Empire @ National Museum of the American Indian
Jun 26 2015 – Jun 1 2018 all-day
The Great Inka Road: Engineering an Empire @ National Museum of the American Indian | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
The Inka Road stretches 20,000 miles across South America. Providing a vital link between the administrative and spiritual capitals of the ancient Inka world,...
Lincoln’s Contemporaries @ National Portrait Gallery
May 13 2016 – Jan 1 2018 all-day
Lincoln’s Contemporaries @ National Portrait Gallery | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
The National Portrait Gallery showcases 20 portraits by Civil War photographer Mathew Brady depicting famous figures from President Lincoln’s time. Subjects ranging from P....
Jul 1 2016 – Jul 1 2018 all-day
Connections: Contemporary Craft from the Permanent Collection @ Renwick Gallery | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
  The Renwick Gallery reopened last fall after an extensive renovation; now, an installation of artworks taken from the museum’s permanent collection will explore...
Fabergé and Russian Decorative Arts @ Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Dec 26 2016 – Dec 31 2017 all-day
Fabergé and Russian Decorative Arts @ Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
This ongoing exhibit at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts showcases its renowned collection of 280 objects made by Russian decorative artists—including five imperial...
In the Tower: Theaster Gates @ National Gallery’s East Building
Mar 5 – Sep 4 all-day
In the Tower: Theaster Gates @ National Gallery’s East Building
Contemporary American artist Theaster Gates will create an installation for the new Tower 3 galleries in the National Gallery’s East Building. Entitled “The Minor...
Mar 5 – Aug 27 all-day
June Schwarcz: Invention and Variation @ Renwick Gallery
A retrospective at the Renwick Gallery showcases more than 50 objects by enamel artist June Schwarcz. Known for a distinctive style that combines texture...
Apr 7 – Aug 20 all-day
Voulkos: The Breakthrough Years @ Renwick Gallery
The late Peter Voulkos is credited with revolutionizing ceramic forms and techniques. The Renwick Gallery showcases works from his early career (1953 to 1968),...
Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection of Style @ Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
May 6 – Aug 27 all-day
Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection of Style @ Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
The iconic fashion designer’s achievements are the focus of this exhibit at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, which showcases 100 examples of his...
May 12 – Aug 6 all-day
Down These Mean Streets: Community 
and Place in Urban 
Photography @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
The growth of the suburbs after World War II left many American cities in decline—and the resulting landscape of urban neglect is the subject...
Training the Eye: 19th-Century Drawing @ The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore
May 14 – Aug 13 all-day
Training the Eye: 19th-Century Drawing @ The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore
The artistic training and technique of 19th-century artists is the subject of this exhibit at The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore. Seventeen portraits, still-life...
May 21 – Aug 20 all-day
America Collects 
Eighteenth-Century French Painting @ National Gallery of Art
Sixty-eight 18th-century French paintings from museums and private collections nationwide have been assembled by the National Gallery of Art in an exhibit that tells...
Markus Lüpertz @ The Phillips Collection
May 27 – Sep 3 all-day
Markus Lüpertz @ The Phillips Collection
The Phillips Collection will present the first comprehensive survey in the U.S. of the work of German artist Markus Lüpertz, who began painting in...
Nicolas Party: sunrise, sunset @ The Hirshhorn Museum
Jun 7 – Oct 1 all-day
Nicolas Party: sunrise, sunset @ The Hirshhorn Museum
The Hirshhorn Museum’s distinctive circular façade is the perfect showcase for a monumental outdoor mural by New York-based Swiss artist Nicolas Party. Painted directly...
Jun 10 2017 – Jan 1 2018 all-day
Spectacular Gems and Jewelry from the Merriweather Post Collection @ Hillwood Museum
Nearly 60 remarkable jewels from Marjorie Merriweather Post’s extensive collection of historical and 20th-century jewelry will be showcased in an exhibition at the Hillwood...
Jun 15 – Oct 1 all-day
Black, White & Abstract: Callahan, Siskind, White @ The Baltimore Museum of Art
The Baltimore Museum of Art presents the black-and-white, abstract works of influential 20th-century American photographers Harry Callahan, Aaron Siskind and Minor White, who explored...
Frederic Kellogg: Works in Oil and Watercolor @ American University’s Katzen Arts Center
Jun 17 – Aug 13 all-day
Frederic Kellogg: Works in Oil and Watercolor @ American University’s Katzen Arts Center
The landscapes of Maine and Washington, DC, are the focus of an exhibit of works by Frederic Kellogg, on view at American University’s Katzen...
Jun 17 – Aug 13 all-day
States of Mind: Photographs of Cuba and North Korea by Carl De Keyzer @ American University’s Katzen Arts Center
Scenes from North Korea and Cuba are revealed in 60 works by Belgian photographer Carl De Keyzer at the Katzen Arts Center. The images...
Revival @ National Museum of Women in the Arts
Jun 22 – Sep 10 all-day
Revival @ National Museum of Women in the Arts
This National Museum of Women in the Arts exhibit examines the profound effect art can have on its beholder. Pieces on view by such...
Jun 28 2017 – Jan 1 2018 all-day
Ai Weiwei: Trace at Hirshhorn @ Hirshhorn Museum
“Trace,” a monumental installation at the Hirshhorn Museum by the provocative Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, is comprised of 176 portraits of activists, prisoners and...
Parallax Gap @ The Renwick Gallery
Jul 1 2017 – Feb 11 2018 all-day
Parallax Gap @ The Renwick Gallery
The Renwick Gallery’s Bettie Rubenstein Grand Salon will provide the backdrop for a visual puzzle in the form of a suspended structure running along...
Matthias Mansen: 
Configurations @ National Gallery of Art
Jul 23 – Dec 13 all-day
Matthias Mansen: 
Configurations @ National Gallery of Art
In this exhibition at the National Gallery of Art, Berlin-based artist Matthias Mansen offers a modern, abstract take on the centuries-old tradition of woodblock...
2017 Beach and Bay 
Cottage Tour @ Bethany Beach, Delaware
Jul 26 – Jul 27 all-day
2017 Beach and Bay 
Cottage Tour @ Bethany Beach, Delaware
The 26th-annual Beach and Bay Cottage Tour showcases three waterfront properties in Bethany Beach, Delaware, which will open their doors to the public. Tickets...
Annet Couwenberg: From Digital to Damask @ Baltimore 
Museum of Art.
Aug 16 2017 – Feb 18 2018 all-day
Annet Couwenberg: From Digital to Damask @ Baltimore 
Museum of Art.
Eleven works by Dutch artist Annet Couwenberg focus on the intersection of science, art, technology and history in a series of textiles based on...
Aug 19 – Dec 26 all-day
Hear My Voice: Native American Art from the Past and Present @ Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
The dialogue between Native Americans and their art across centuries is the focus of an exhibit at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts spotlighting...
Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show @ Baltimore Convention Center
Aug 24 – Aug 27 all-day
Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show @ Baltimore Convention Center
The Baltimore Convention Center will host the country’s largest annual indoor antiques show, now in its 36th year. European silver, Asian antiques and Americana...