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....
One Life: Babe Ruth @ National Portrait Gallery
Jun 24 2016 – May 21 2017 all-day
One Life: Babe Ruth @ National Portrait Gallery
From the beginning of his professional baseball career in 1914 until his death in 1948, no cultural figure in America received more consistent media...
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...
Four Seasons @ Hillwood Museum
Oct 1 2016 – Mar 31 2017 all-day
Four Seasons @ Hillwood Museum
Contemporary American artist Philip Haas was inspired by “The Seasons,” an unusual series of portraits by Italian Renaissance painter Giuseppe Arcimboldo, who depicted faces...
Oct 20 2016 – May 7 2017 all-day
Intersections: Arlene Shechet—From Here  On Now @ Phillips Collection
Sculptor Arlene Shechet is known for off-kilter sculptures that nevertheless achieve a balance between stability and instability, intellect and instinct. An exhibit at The...
Nov 5 2016 – Apr 16 2017 all-day
The Landscape Architecture of Lawrence Halprin @ National Building Museum
This exhibit at the National Building Museum marks the centennial of influential landscape architect Lawrence Halprin’s birth, chronicling a career that spanned five decades....
Isamu Noguchi, Archaic/Modern @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
Nov 11 2016 – Mar 19 2017 all-day
Isamu Noguchi, Archaic/Modern @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
The Smithsonian American Art Museum features the works of innovative 20th-century American sculptor Isamu Noguchi in an exhibition that explores the inspiration he found...
Nov 13 2016 – Apr 16 2017 all-day
Ferocious Beauty:  Wrathful Deities from Tibet and Nepal @ Walters Art Museum | Baltimore | Maryland | United States
Himalayan artworks depicting wrathful Buddhist deities are the subject of this exhibit at The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore. Twelve sculptures, paintings and ritual...
Bill Viola: The Moving Portrait @ National Portrait Gallery
Nov 18 2016 – May 7 2017 all-day
Bill Viola: The Moving Portrait @ National Portrait Gallery
A contemporary video artist from Queens, Bill Viola is the subject of this National Portrait Gallery exhibit—the museum’s first ever devoted to media art....
Gene Davis: Hot Beat @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
Nov 18 2016 – Apr 2 2017 all-day
Gene Davis: Hot Beat @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
One of the leading Color Field painters, Gene Davis is frequently associated with the classic stripe paintings he created in the 1960s. On display...
Nov 19 2016 – Apr 2 2017 all-day
Jake Berthot: From the Collection and Promised Gifts @ Phillips Collection
The Phillips Collection holds 25 paintings, drawings and prints by the late American artist Jake Berthot—the largest collection of his work to be found...
Stuart Davis: In Full Swing @ National Gallery of Art
Nov 20 2016 – Mar 5 2017 all-day
Stuart Davis: In Full Swing @ National Gallery of Art
American Modernist Stuart Davis developed a unique style that continues to influence art today—blurring the distinctions between text and image, abstraction and realism and...
Bold Broadsides and Bitsy Books @ National Museum of Women in the Arts
Nov 21 2016 – Mar 17 2017 all-day
Bold Broadsides and Bitsy Books @ National Museum of Women in the Arts
The Library and Research Center of the National Museum of Women in the Arts has created an exhibition of large-scale typography and small crafts....
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...
Feb 4 – Apr 30 all-day
Toulouse-Lautrec Illustrates the Belle Epoque @ Phillips Collection
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec captured the heart of Parisian nightlife in a series of lithographs and posters, on display for the first time in the...
Feb 5 – Jun 4 all-day
Della Robbia: Sculpting with Color in Renaissance Florence @ National Gallery of Art
Fifteenth-century Italian sculptor Luca della Robbia invented a glazing technique for terracotta that made him one of the most innovative artists of his time....
Feb 17 – May 14 all-day
New Ground: The Southwest of Maria Martinez and Laura Gilpin @ National Museum of Women in the Arts
Contemporaries and friends, Native American potter Maria Martinez and American photographer Laura Gilpin worked from the 1930s through the 1970s, shaping the image of...
American Craft Show Baltimore @ Baltimore Convention Center
Feb 24 – Feb 26 all-day
American Craft Show Baltimore @ Baltimore Convention Center
The American Craft Council’s flagship show at the Baltimore Convention Center showcases the work of more than 650 contemporary jewelry, clothing, furniture and home-decor...
Capital Remodel + Garden Show @ Dulles Expo Center
Feb 24 – Feb 26 all-day
Capital Remodel + Garden Show @ Dulles Expo Center
The Capital Remodel + Garden Show at  features more than 4,500 square feet of lush gardens and a flower market. Guest speakers will include...