Encountering the Buddha: Art and Practice Across Asia @ Freer | Sackler
Oct 14 2017 – Oct 1 2020 all-day
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....
World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean @ NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN ART
May 9 2018 – Dec 31 2019 all-day
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...
Mark Bradford: Tomorrow is Another Day @ Baltimore Museum of Art
Sep 23 2018 @ 6:30 pm – Mar 3 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Los Angeles-born artist Mark Bradford mines the universe, Greek mythology and his own personal life in monumental abstract collages made of paper and scavenged...
Japan Modern: Prints in the Age of Photography @ FREER/SACKLER MUSEUM
Sep 29 2018 @ 6:58 pm – Jan 21 2019 @ 7:58 pm
The introduction of the printing press and photography in the 19th century challenged traditional Japanese woodblock printmakers to adapt their craft. This exhibit examines...
Transformation: Art of the Americas @ The Walters Museum Baltimore
Oct 27 2018 @ 7:28 pm – Oct 6 2019 @ 8:28 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...
Duality: Art + Science @ American Association for the Advancement of Science
Nov 2 2018 – Feb 1 2019 all-day
This exhibit at The American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington presents paintings and drawings inspired by astronomy, biology, physics and spectra....
Painting the Classics: Japanese Scrolls and Beyond @ FREER/SACKLER MUSEUM
Dec 31 2018 – May 19 2019 all-day
This exhibit examines the ways in which Japanese artists from the Momoyama and Edo periods (1573-1868) reimagined classical narratives and poetry dating back nearly...
The Chiaroscuro Woodcut in Renaissance Italy @ NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART
Dec 31 2018 – Jan 20 2019 all-day
This exhibit sheds light on the methods behind chiaroscuro printmaking—an art form that flourished in 16th-century Italy. Artists interpreted works by masters of their...