Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Art of Light @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
Oct 20 2017 @ 6:44 pm – Jan 7 2018 @ 7:44 pm
Light-art pioneer Thomas Wilfred was considered radical for his mid-20th-century works fusing light and technology. Now, an exhibition of his art, which he termed...
Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting @ National Gallery of Art
Oct 22 2017 @ 6:48 pm – Jan 21 2018 @ 7:48 pm
This exhibition brings together nearly 70 Flemish paintings dating from the mid-1650s to about 1680. Works by Johannes Vermeer (A Lady Writing is above)...
Fabergé and the Russian Crafts Tradition: An Empire’s Legacy @ The Walters Art Museum
Nov 12 2017 – May 27 2018 all-day
Between 1885 and the Russian Revolution of 1917, the House of Fabergé produced exquisitely jeweled and enameled Easter eggs for the Russian tsars. This...
Countryside Artisans Winter Gallery & Studio Tour @ Montgomery, Howard and Frederick Counties
Dec 1 – Dec 3 all-day
More than 50 visual, sculptural, textile and libation artists in 17 studios (including Art of Fire Contemporary Glass Studio, above) will welcome visitors during...
Crossing Borders: Mexican Modernist Prints @ BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART
Dec 20 2017 – Mar 11 2018 all-day
This exhibit highlights the museum’s rarely viewed collection of 20th-century Mexican modernist art. About 30 prints, drawings and photographs by 12 artists, including Diego...
Front Room: Njideka Akunyili Crosby | Counterparts @ BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART
Dec 20 2017 – Mar 18 2018 all-day
Los Angeles-based Nigerian artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby will debut a suite of paintings drawing on her experiences moving to the U.S., maintaining family ties...
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa’s Arts @ NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN ART
Dec 20 2017 – Jan 1 2019 all-day
More than 300 works of art from the museum’s permanent collection are on display, including sculpture, painting, photography, ceramics, costumes and jewelry from some...
Michel Sittow: Estonian Painter at the Courts of Renaissance Europe @ NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART
Jan 28 – May 13 all-day
Marking the centennial of the establishment of the Republic of Estonia, this monographic exhibit showcases some 20 works by Netherlandish Renaissance artist Michel Sittow,...