Datebook

Sep 23 2018 @ 6:30 pm – Mar 3 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Mark Bradford: Tomorrow is Another Day @ Baltimore Museum of Art
6:30 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...
Sep 29 2018 @ 6:58 pm – Jan 21 2019 @ 7:58 pm
Japan Modern: Prints in the Age of Photography @ FREER/SACKLER MUSEUM
6:58 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...
Chinese Snuff Bottles @ THE WALTERS ART MUSEUM, Baltimore
Sep 30 @ 7:25 pm – Dec 9 @ 8:25 pm
Chinese Snuff Bottles @ THE WALTERS ART MUSEUM, Baltimore
7:25 pm
The Walters will display nearly 250 Chinese snuff bottles delicately crafted from stone, porcelain, lacquer and precious metals during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). Reflecting...
Smithsonian Craft2Wear @ NATIONAL BUILDING       MUSEUM
Oct 4 @ 6:44 pm – Oct 6 @ 7:44 pm
Smithsonian Craft2Wear @ NATIONAL BUILDING        MUSEUM
6:44 pm
A pop-up couture show and sale invites visitors to view and purchase wearable art in a reimagined, fashion-forward presentation of clothing, jewelry and accessories....
Faig Ahmed: Nonvisual Language @ THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY MUSEUM
Oct 6 @ 7:10 pm – Dec 23 @ 8:10 pm
7:10 pm
Azerbaijani artist Faig Ahmed creates striking, woven carpets that challenge conventional patterns. This exhibit debuts his new works and installations inspired by ancient Peruvian...
John Waters: Indecent Exposure @ Baltimore Museum of Art
Oct 7 2018 @ 6:36 pm – Jan 6 2019 @ 7:36 pm
John Waters: Indecent Exposure @ Baltimore Museum of Art
6:36 pm
The first major retrospective of avant garde director John Waters’ visual art in his hometown of Baltimore brings together more than 160 photographs, sculptures,...
Nordic Impressions: Art from Aland, Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, and  Sweden, 1821-2018 @ THE PHILLIPS COLLECTION
7:03 pm
This survey of Nordic art displays works by 54 artists—many of them women—in genres ranging from landscape and portraiture to abstract and conceptual. Artists...
Oct 19 @ 7:22 pm – Oct 21 @ 8:22 pm
Maryland Home & Garden Show: Fall 2018 @ TIMONIUM FAIRGROUNDS
7:22 pm
Members of the remodeling and home-improvement community converge at the annual Home & Garden Show, where attendees may purchase handmade crafts and gifts, or...
Fine Arts and Flowers @ VIRGINIA MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, RICHMOND
Oct 24 @ 7:12 pm – Oct 28 @ 8:12 pm
Fine Arts and Flowers @ VIRGINIA MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, RICHMOND
7:12 pm
This museum-wide event features floral designs inspired by works in the VMFA collection. The festivities kick off with Kaleidoscope of Flowers, a gala in...
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...
Duality: Art + Science @ American Association for the Advancement of Science
Nov 2 2018 – Feb 1 2019 all-day
Duality: Art + Science @ American Association for the Advancement of Science
12:00 am
This exhibit at The American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington presents paintings and drawings inspired by astronomy, biology, physics and spectra....

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...
Ambreen Butt—Mark My Words @ NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WOMEN IN THE ARTS
Dec 31 2018 – Apr 14 2019 all-day
Ambreen Butt—Mark My Words @ NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WOMEN IN THE ARTS
12:00 am
This exhibit focuses on works on paper by Pakistani-American artist Ambreen Butt, who applies traditional Persian miniature painting to contemporary subject matter.
Dec 31 2018 – May 19 2019 all-day
Painting the Classics: Japanese Scrolls and Beyond @ FREER/SACKLER MUSEUM
12:00 am
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...
Dec 31 2018 – Apr 28 2019 all-day
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Pulse @ HIRSHHORN MUSEUM
12:00 am
Mexican-Canadian artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer is known for blurring the lines between art and technology. In his DC debut, he has designed hypnotic audiovisual installations...
Dec 31 2018 – Jan 20 2019 all-day
The Chiaroscuro Woodcut in Renaissance Italy @ NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART
12:00 am
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...
Washington Winter Show @ KATZEN ARTS CENTER
Jan 11 – Jan 13 all-day
Washington Winter Show @ KATZEN ARTS CENTER
12:00 am
During the 18th century, the French word toilette came to signify the pampered process of dressing. This exhibit from Hillwood’s collection features elegant period...
Feb 16 – May 19 all-day
Zilia Sánchez: Soy Isla 
(I Am an Island) @ THE PHILLIPS COLLECTION
12:00 am
The first museum retrospective of Cuban artist Zilia Sánchez examines her prolific career, spanning nearly 70 years. About 65 paintings, works on paper, shaped...
American Craft Show, Baltimore @ BALTIMORE CONVENTION CENTER
Feb 22 – Feb 24 all-day
American Craft Show, Baltimore @ BALTIMORE CONVENTION CENTER
12:00 am
This juried craft show presents handmade works by more than 650 jewelry, clothing and home-décor artisans from around the country. “Let’s Make” sessions will...
Oliver Lee Jackson: Recent Paintings @ National Gallery of Art
Apr 14 @ 3:00 pm – Sep 15 @ 4:00 pm
Oliver Lee Jackson: Recent Paintings @ National Gallery of Art
3:00 pm
This exhibit spotlights 25 paintings done by American artist Oliver Lee Jackson during the last 15 years. The large-scale pieces—some of which have never...
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...
Roberto Lugo at 1 West @ The Walters Art Museum
Apr 17 @ 2:49 pm – Jul 15 @ 3:49 pm
Roberto Lugo at 1 West @ The Walters Art Museum
2:49 pm
The activist and ceramicist Roberto Lugo has masterminded the first installation in the Walters’ nearby annex, 1 West Mount Vernon Place in Baltimore. Lugo,...
Apr 17 @ 2:52 pm – Jun 30 @ 3:52 pm
Front Room: The Mary and Paul Roberts Collection @ Baltimore Museum of Art
2:52 pm
A gift from dedicated contemporary-art collectors Mary and Paul Roberts, 35 post-War works on paper are on view by such significant American artists as...
In Peak Bloom  @ Artechouse
Apr 17 @ 2:55 pm – May 27 @ 3:55 pm
In Peak Bloom  @ Artechouse
2:55 pm
The brainchild of a women-led collective of five artists, this digital installation celebrates spring with interactive, visual and environmental experiences revolving around DC’s cherry...
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...
Parade of Homes @ North Virginia Building Industry Association
May 4 @ 3:06 pm – May 5 @ 4:06 pm
Parade of Homes @ North Virginia Building Industry Association
3:06 pm
Participants on this popular, self-guided tour can visit custom homes and renovations completed by top area builders and developers. Proceeds benefit HomeAid Northern Virginia,...
May 11 @ 3:16 pm – May 12 @ 4:16 pm
3:16 pm
The works of 130 artists from around the country are on display during this annual event, where creations range from glass, furniture and ceramics...
Intersections: Ranjani Shettar @ Phillips Collection
May 16 @ 3:23 pm – Aug 25 @ 4:23 pm
Intersections: Ranjani Shettar @ Phillips Collection
3:23 pm
Indian artist Ranjani Shettar’s “Earth Songs for a Night Sky” is part of The Phillips Collection’s series on the intersection between old and new...
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...