Datebook

Oct 14 2017 – Oct 1 2020 all-day
Encountering the Buddha:  Art and Practice Across Asia @ Freer | Sackler 
12:00 am
Fresh from a major renovation of its interiors, the Freer|Sackler reopens on October 14 with a weekend celebration of Asian art, food and culture....
Arts of Asia @ The Walters Art Museum
Oct 20 2017 @ 6:51 pm – Sep 20 2020 @ 7:51 pm
Arts of Asia @ The Walters Art Museum
6:51 pm
This seminal exhibit highlights the artistic diversity of Asia, showcasing an array of objects from India, Nepal, Tibet Korea, Japan, Myanmar, Thailand and Cambodia.
Americans @ National Museum of the American Indian
Oct 26 2017 – Sep 1 2027 all-day
Americans @ National Museum of the American Indian
12:00 am
Featuring nearly 350 objects and images, from a Tomahawk missile to a can of baking powder, this exhibit demonstrates the ways in which Indian...
May 9 2018 – Dec 31 2019 all-day
World on the Horizon: Swahili 
Arts Across the Indian Ocean @  NATIONAL MUSEUM OF 
AFRICAN ART
12:00 am
This exhibit details the collision of myriad cultures on the Swahili coast in East Africa—a historic crossroads for peoples not only from Africa but...
Transformation: Art of the Americas @ The Walters Museum Baltimore
Oct 27 2018 @ 7:28 pm – Oct 6 2019 @ 8:28 pm
Transformation: Art of the Americas @ The Walters Museum Baltimore
7:28 pm
While tattoos and piercings are commonplace today, body modifications in the ancient Americas were invested with spiritual transcendence. This exhibit explores these traditions via...

Portraits of the World: Korea @ NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY
Dec 30 2018 @ 9:17 pm – Nov 17 2019 @ 10:17 pm

Portraits of the World: Korea @ NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY
9:17 pm
Korean artist Yun Suknam, a pioneering feminist, creates portraits of women past and present. Anchored by a wood assemblage portrait of her mother, this...
HOOPS @ National Building Museum
Apr 17 2019 @ 2:15 pm – Jan 5 2020 @ 3:15 pm
HOOPS @ National Building Museum
2:15 pm
An enduring slice of Americana, the basketball hoop is the subject of 75 large-format prints on display by photographer Bill Bamberger. His images capture...
Section 14: The Other Palm Springs, California @ National Museum of the American Indian
Apr 17 2019 @ 3:26 pm – Jan 1 2020 @ 4:26 pm
Section 14: The Other Palm Springs, California @ National Museum of the American Indian
3:26 pm
Section 14 refers to an area of downtown Palm Springs that was the site of a land battle that lasted from the 1940s to...
Animals, Collected @ National Bulding Museum
Apr 20 2019 @ 2:38 pm – Mar 10 2020 @ 3:38 pm
Animals, Collected @ National Bulding Museum
2:38 pm
The National Building Museum mined its collection of 320,000 objects related to the built environment to put on this exhibit of architectural objects depicting...
Whistler in Watercolor @ Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
May 18 @ 3:18 pm – Oct 6 @ 4:18 pm
Whistler in Watercolor @ Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
3:18 pm
Museum founder Charles Lang Freer amassed the world’s largest collection of watercolors by James McNeill Whistler, most of which have never left the confines...
Best Laid: Designs for a Capital City @ George Washington University Museum and the Textile Museum
Jun 15 @ 3:29 pm – Dec 22 @ 4:29 pm
Best Laid: Designs for a Capital City @ George Washington University Museum and the Textile Museum
3:29 pm
This exhibition showcases designs for DC landmarks that never made it past the planning stages. Discover unbuilt concepts for Memorial Bridge, the Washington Monument and...
Jun 28 2019 @ 2:57 pm – Jan 5 2020 @ 3:57 pm
Ginny Ruffner: Reforestation of the Imagination @ Renwick Gallery
2:57 pm
Sculptor and glass artist Ginny Ruffner combines traditional glasswork with augmented-reality technology to create an interactive experience. Viewers download an app that superimposes digital...