Datebook

Dorothy McIlvain Scott American Wing @ Baltimore Museum of Art
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...
Elaine de Kooning: Portraits @ National Portrait Gallery
Mar 13 2015 – Jan 10 2016 all-day
Elaine de Kooning:  Portraits @ National Portrait Gallery
12:00 am
A collection of rarely seen paintings by the late American Abstract Expressionist will be on view at the NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY. The 66 works...
Mar 21 2015 – Jan 3 2016 all-day
Scaling Washington:  Photographs by Colin Winterbottom @ National Building Museum
12:00 am
The first museum show by this DC photographer documents the restoration of the Washington Monument and National Cathedral after they suffered damage during the...
May 16 2015 – Jan 2 2017 all-day
Peacock Room REMIX: Darren Waterston’s Filthy Lucre @ Arthur M. Sackler Gallery | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
12:00 am
An immersive installation at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery by painter Darren Waterston reimagines James McNeill Whistler’s iconic Peacock Room as a decadent ruin...
Eye Pop: The Celebrity Gaze @ National Portrait Gallery
May 22 2015 – Jul 10 2016 all-day
Eye Pop: The Celebrity Gaze @ National Portrait Gallery | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
12:00 am
Works by photographers, painters, printmakers and time-based media artists depict celebrities who transcend fame, recognizing their achievements. The exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery questions...
The Great Inka Road: Engineering an Empire @ National Museum of the American Indian
Jun 26 2015 – Jun 1 2018 all-day
The Great Inka Road: Engineering an Empire @ National Museum of the American Indian | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
12:00 am
The Inka Road stretches 20,000 miles across South America. Providing a vital link between the administrative and spiritual capitals of the ancient Inka world,...
Aug 2 – Dec 12 all-day
Southern Living Idea House @ Charlottesville | Virginia | United States
12:00 am
Located at Bundoran Farm in Charlottesville, Virginia, this show house is full of fresh ideas. Renowned designer Bunny Williams decorated the farmhouse-style residence, which...
Esther Bubley @ National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sep 4 2015 – Jan 17 2016 all-day
Esther Bubley @ National Museum of Women in the Arts
12:00 am
Sixty vintage prints are on exhibit at the National Museum of Women in the Arts to honor Esther Bubley (1921-1998), an American photojournalist who...
The Modern Pueblo Paintings of Awa Tsireh @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
Sep 4 2015 – Jan 31 2016 all-day
The Modern Pueblo Paintings of Awa Tsireh @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
12:00 am
The paintings of Awa Tsireh (1898-1955), an innovative and popular Pueblo artist, 
are on display at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Tsireh combined his...
Pulse of the Future @ Katzen Art Center at American University
Sep 12 – Oct 18 all-day
Pulse of the Future @ Katzen Art Center at American University
12:00 am
Showcased at the Katzen Art Center at American University, this exhibit focuses on the contrast between contemporary Chinese art of the 1980s and the...
Sep 18 2015 – Mar 13 2016 all-day
Dark Fields of the Republic: Alexander Gardner Photographs 1859-1872 @ The National Portrait Gallery
12:00 am
Esteemed photographer Alexander Gardner, whose work captured the shocking brutality of the Civil War along with memorable pictures of Native Americans during post-war American...
Sep 19 2015 – Feb 14 2016 all-day
China: Through the Lens of John Thomson (1868-1872) @ The Textile Museum
12:00 am
This exhibit at The Textile Museum at George Washington University displays the work of John Thomson, a Scottish photographer and travel writer who explored...
The Serial Impulse at Gemini G.E.L. @ National Gallery of Art
Oct 4 2015 – Jan 31 2016 all-day
The Serial Impulse at Gemini G.E.L. @ National Gallery of Art
12:00 am
This exhibition at the National Gallery of Art showcases 17 artists who, over the past five decades, have had projects featured at the prominent...
Oct 5 2015 – Jan 3 2016 all-day
Le Onde: Waves of Italian Influence (1914-1971) @ Hirshorn Museum
12:00 am
Close to 20 works of Italian abstract art from its permanent collection are now on exhibit at the HIRSHHORN MUSEUM. Several pieces are included...
Oct 10 2015 – Jan 10 2016 all-day
Gauguin to Picasso: Masterworks from Switzerland @ The Phillips Collection
12:00 am
The renowned Swiss collections of Rudolf Staechelin and Karl Im Obersteg will be on view at The Phillips Collection. The exhibit showcases more than...
Old Patterns, New Order: Socialist Realism in 
Central Asia @ The George Washington University Museum
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...
Oct 16 – Oct 18 all-day
Maryland Home & 
Garden Show @ Timonium, Maryland
12:00 am
The weekend show in 
TIMONIUM, MARYLAND, will provide the opportunity to meet hundreds of contractors who can offer support in remodeling and landscaping your...
Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
Oct 23 2015 – Mar 20 2016 all-day
Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
12:00 am
Photographs from the collection of American photographer Irving Penn (1917-2009) will be showcased at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. A pioneer of platinum printing,...
Sõtatsu: Making Waves @ Sackler Gallery
Oct 24 2015 – Jan 31 2016 all-day
Sõtatsu: Making Waves @ Sackler Gallery
12:00 am
More than 70 pieces by Tawaraya Sõtatsu, a 17th-century Japanese abstract artist, will be featured in an exhibition at the Sackler Gallery. The work...
Imagining Home @ Baltimore Museum of Art
Oct 25 2015 – Aug 1 2016 all-day
Imagining Home @ Baltimore Museum of Art
12:00 am
This exhibit at the BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART explores what the concept of home means across myriad cultural platforms. Gathered from all over the world, more...
Oct 29 2015 – Feb 15 2016 all-day
Marvelous Objects: 
Surrealist Sculpture from Paris to New York @ Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
12:00 am
Featuring over 100 works from more than 20 European and American artists, this exhibit at the Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden illustrates Surrealist sculpture...
Oct 30 2015 – Apr 3 2016 all-day
Crosscurrents: Modern Art from the Sam Rose and Julie Walters Collection @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
12:00 am
Rose and Walters’ collection includes 75 Modernist paintings and sculptures, including works by European and American artists such as Pablo Picasso and Georgia O’Keeffe....
Oct 30 2015 – Feb 28 2016 all-day
Pathmakers: Women in Art, Craft and Design, Midcentury and Today @ National Museum of Women in the Arts
12:00 am
An exhibit at the National Museum of Women in the Arts will examine widespread contributions from women to post-war visual culture and Modernist art...
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...
House & Home @ National Building Museum
Nov 6 2015 @ 7:29 pm – Dec 30 2016 @ 8:29 pm
House & Home @ National Building Museum
7:29 pm
An exhibit at the NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM takes visitors on a tour of homes in America, past and present. The impact of technology, laws...
FotoWeekDC @ Venues around DC
Nov 7 – Nov 15 all-day
FotoWeekDC @ Venues around DC
12:00 am
FotoWeekDC is a weeklong celebration of photography, held at VENUES AROUND DC, including Mount Vernon, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Newseum and the...
Kay WalkingStick: 
An American Artist @ The National Museum of the American Indian
Nov 7 2015 – Sep 18 2016 all-day
Kay WalkingStick: 
An American Artist @ The National Museum of the American Indian | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
12:00 am
The National Museum of the American Indian spotlights Native American artist Kay WalkingStick, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation born in 1935. The show...
Nov 8 2015 – Jan 31 2016 all-day
Pearls on a String: Artists, Patrons, and Poets at the Great Islamic Courts @ The Walters Art Museum
12:00 am
This exhibit at THE WALTERS ART MUSEUM celebrates the colorful world of Islamic art with more than 100 works in all media from the...
Nov 13 2015 – Jul 10 2016 all-day
Inaugural Exhibit "Wonder" @ Renwick Gallery
12:00 am
After a two-year renovation, the Renwick Gallery reopens on November 13 with refreshed interiors and a contemporary craft exhibition sure to astonish and delight...
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...