Datebook

Jan 1 – Dec 31 all-day
Dorothy McIlvain Scott American Wing @ Baltimore Museum of Art
12:00 am
The BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART recently unveiled its newly renovated American Wing in conjunction with the museum’s 100th anniversary. More than 800 works explore...
Jan 1 – Mar 22 all-day
Nasta‘liq: The Genius of Persian Calligraphy @ ARTHUR M. SACKLER GALLERY | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
12:00 am
This exhibit at the ARTHUR M. SACKLER GALLERY highlights the work of master calligraphers from the 1400s to the 1600s. More than 20 masterworks...
Asian Art Galleries Reopening @ The Baltimore Museum of Art
Apr 1 all-day
Asian Art Galleries Reopening @ The Baltimore Museum of Art | Baltimore | Maryland | United States
12:00 am
The Baltimore Museum of Art is doubling the space that houses its Asian art collection. Opening this spring, two renovated galleries will showcase about...
Apr 26 all-day
Wurtzburger African Art Gallery Reopening @ Baltimore Museum of Art | Baltimore | Maryland | United States
12:00 am
After an expansion to more than three times its former size, the gallery housing the African art collection at the Baltimore Museum of Art...
May 30 – Sep 27 all-day
Japanese Tattoo: Perseverance, Art, and Tradition @ Virginia Museum of Fine Arts | Richmond | Virginia | United States
12:00 am
Organized by the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles, this exhibit at Richmond’s Virginia Museum of Fine Arts focuses on the work of...
Oct 10 2015 – May 29 2016 all-day
Old Patterns, New Order: Socialist Realism in 
Central Asia @ The George Washington University Museum
12:00 am
Organized in partnership with GW’s Central Asia Program, this exhibit at The George Washington University Museum showcases the socialist realist movement of the Soviet...
Nov 1 2015 – Mar 13 2016 all-day
Celebrating Photography at the National Gallery of Art: Recent Gifts @ The National Gallery of Art | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
12:00 am
This exhibit highlights photographs that have been donated in honor of the 25th anniversary of the National Gallery of Art’s photography collection. On display...
Nov 14 2015 – Jan 31 2016 all-day
Exhibition: FotoWeek 
at The Phillips @ The Phillips Collection | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
12:00 am
This exhibit highlights photographs that have been donated in honor of the 25th anniversary of the National Gallery of Art’s photography collection. On display...
New Arrivals: Matisse Prints & Drawings @ The Baltimore Museum of Art
Dec 9 2015 – Jul 3 2016 all-day
New Arrivals: Matisse Prints & Drawings @ The Baltimore Museum of Art | Baltimore | Maryland | United States
12:00 am
Founded by sisters Etta and Claribel Cone in the 1920s, the Baltimore Museum of Art’s renowned Cone Collection encompasses a remarkable number of works...
Dec 13 2015 @ 8:40 pm – Mar 20 2016 @ 9:40 pm
Power and Pathos: 
Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World @ The National Gallery of Art | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
8:40 pm
In the Hellenistic world, bronze was the preferred medium for portrait sculpture, capturing dynamic realism, expression and detail. Some 50 ancient works in bronze,...
New Arrivals: Art Quilts @ The Baltimore Museum of Art
Dec 15 2015 @ 8:43 pm – Jun 19 2016 @ 9:43 pm
New Arrivals: Art Quilts @ The Baltimore Museum of Art | Baltimore | Maryland | United States
8:43 pm
The Baltimore Museum of Art’s late 20th-century textile collection welcomes five new quilts by artists who typically work in other media. Created by Gayle...
Washington Winter Show @ American University’s Katzen Arts Center
Jan 8 – Jan 10 all-day
Washington Winter Show @ American University’s Katzen Arts Center | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
12:00 am
The Washington Winter Show—also known as The Washington Antique Show—will be held this year at American University’s Katzen Arts Center. Patrons will browse a...
Salon Style: French Portraits from the Collection @ National Museum of Women in the Arts
Jan 29 – May 22 all-day
Salon Style: French Portraits from the Collection @ National Museum of Women in the Arts | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
12:00 am
Eighteenth-century French artist Élisabeth Louise Vigée-LeBrun was the first woman to present her work at the salon of the Royal Academy of Painting and...
Seeing Nature: Landscape Masterworks from the Paul G. Allen Family 
Collection @ The Phillips Collection | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
12:00 am
An exhibit at The Phillips Collection examines the development of American and European landscape art through 39 masterpieces spanning five centuries. Highlights include Venetian...
Feb 7 – May 8 all-day
New Arrivals: Gifts of Art for a New Century @ The Baltimore Museum of Art | Baltimore | Maryland | United States
12:00 am
The Baltimore Museum of Art displays recent acquisitions with complementary pieces from its existing collection. Approximately 200 works of art by the likes of...
New Arrivals: Maryland Artists @ Baltimore Museum of Art
Feb 7 – May 8 all-day
New Arrivals: Maryland Artists @ Baltimore Museum of Art | Baltimore | Maryland | United States
12:00 am
Recently acquired works by Maryland artists highlight this exhibit at the Baltimore Museum of Art. John Waters, Raoul Middleman, Keith M. Martin and Elinor...
Feb 13 – Jun 12 all-day
Konstantin Makovsky: The Tsar’s Painter @ Hillwood Museum | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
12:00 am
Konstantin Makovsky documented late-19th-century Russian aristocracy in exquisitely detailed paintings that were hugely popular in Gilded Age America. The artist’s “A Boyar Wedding Feast”...
Apr 3 – Jul 24 all-day
Three Centuries of 
American Prints from the National Gallery of Art @ The National Gallery of Art | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
12:00 am
To commemorate the museum’s 75th anniversary, 160 prints from its collection will be on display at the National Gallery of Art, representing the work...
Apr 7 – Sep 5 all-day
Robert Irwin: All the Rules Will Change @ Hirshhorn Museum | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
12:00 am
The work of California artist Robert Irwin is the focus of this show at the Hirshhorn Museum. The two-part exhibit includes a survey of...
Apr 8 – Jul 31 all-day
She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World @ National Museum of Women in the Arts | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
12:00 am
This exhibit at the National Museum of Women in the Arts features the work of female photographers in the Middle East, and challenges stereotypes...
Apr 16 – Jul 24 all-day
Painting with Words: Gentleman Artists of the Ming Dynasty @ Arthur M. Sackler Gallery | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
12:00 am
The Wu School, centered on the Chinese city of Suzhou, was renowned for its interpretations of poetry, painting and calligraphy during the Ming dynasty...
Apr 16 – Sep 4 all-day
Stories of Migration: 
Contemporary Artists Interpret Diaspora @ The George Washington University Museum | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
12:00 am
Works by 44 international artists on view at The George Washington University Museum document personal and universal experiences of migration—from historic events to present-day...