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...
Jan 1 – Apr 12 all-day
12:00 am
Before digital publishing, the printing press marked the height of the technological revolution. This exhibit at THE WALTERS ART MUSEUM in Baltimore follows experimentation...
Front Room: Dario Robleto @ Baltimore Museum of Art
Jan 1 – Mar 29 all-day
Front Room: Dario Robleto @ Baltimore Museum of Art
12:00 am
Contemporary American artist Dario Robleto presents “Setlists for a Setting Sun” at the BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART. The collection includes sculptures, prints and cut-paper...
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...
On Paper: Alternate Realities @ Baltimore Museum of Art
Jan 1 – Apr 12 all-day
On Paper: Alternate Realities @ Baltimore Museum of Art
12:00 am
Twenty-six narrative prints on display for the first time at the BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART amplify the visual language of American pop culture. A...
Jan 1 – Jun 14 all-day
Oribe Ware: Color and Pattern Come to Japanese Ceramics @ Freer Gallery of Art
12:00 am
In 17th-century Japan, the advent of the Motoyashiki multi-chamber climbing kiln helped replace dull, traditional ceramic pieces with vibrant Oribe ware. Examples of these...
Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea @ National Museum of Woman in the Arts
Jan 1 – Apr 12 all-day
Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea @ National Museum of Woman in the Arts
12:00 am
An exhibit at the NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WOMEN IN THE ARTS explores womanhood and the social and political meanings associated with the iconic figure...
Jan 10 – Aug 9 all-day
Jacob Lawrence: Struggle… From the History of the American People @ THE PHILLIPS  COLLECTION
12:00 am
On view at THE PHILLIPS COLLECTION, 12 panels from Jacob Lawrence’s Struggle series depict events from the Revolutionary War through the great Westward expansion...
Cutting-Edge Spanish Crafts @ FORMER RESIDENCE OF THE AMBASSADORS OF SPAIN
Feb 5 – Mar 29 all-day
Cutting-Edge Spanish Crafts @ FORMER RESIDENCE OF THE AMBASSADORS OF SPAIN
12:00 am
Curated by Tachy Mora, who wrote a book by the same name, “Cutting-Edge Spanish Crafts” spotlights contemporary works by some of Spain’s most renowned...
Mar 7 – Sep 6 all-day
Seasonal Landscapes in Japanese Screen @ FREER GALLERY OF ART
12:00 am
Cherry blossoms are a focal point in 16th- and early 17th-century folding-screen paintings, on view at the FREER GALLERY OF ART. These landscapes combine...
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...
10th Annual Vander Zee Gallery Art Auction
12:00 am
Works produced at the Vander Zee School of Painting will be auctioned off to support scholarships and the local arts community.
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...
Mar 21 – Aug 24 all-day
Unraveling Identity:  Our Textiles, Our Stories @ THE TEXTILE MUSEUM
12:00 am
Marking THE TEXTILE MUSEUM’s debut in its new location at George Washington University, this seminal exhibit displays more than 100 textiles from around the...
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...
The Artistic Journey of Yasuo Kuniyoshi @ SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM
Apr 3 – Aug 30 all-day
The Artistic Journey of Yasuo Kuniyoshi @ SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM
12:00 am
The SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM is showing a major exhibit of the work of Japanese-born Modernist Yasuo Kuniyoshi. Nearly 70 of the artist’s best paintings...
DC Design House @ 956 Mackall Farm Lane
Apr 11 – May 10 all-day
DC Design House @ 956 Mackall Farm Lane | McLean | Virginia | United States
12:00 am
Twenty-four of the area’s top design teams are currently showcasing their talents in a newly built estate home at 965 Mackall Farms Lane in...
On Paper: Spin, Crinkle, Pluck @ BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART
Apr 19 – Sep 20 all-day
On Paper: Spin, Crinkle, Pluck @ BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART  | Baltimore | Maryland | United States
12:00 am
Eight prints and drawings on display at the BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART depict the consequences of actions—for instance, crinkle, spin, pluck, wrap, spit, shuffle,...
2015 Smithsonian Craft Show @ NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM
Apr 23 – Apr 26 all-day
2015 Smithsonian Craft Show @ NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM
12:00 am
Now in its 33rd year, this juried show at the NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM will feature the work of 121 artisans specializing in a wide...
Watch This! Revelations In Media Art @ SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM
Apr 24 – Sep 7 all-day
Watch This! Revelations  In Media Art @ SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM
12:00 am
Innovations in technology have created new avenues for communication and expression. This exhibition at the SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM focuses on key moments from...
Apr 26 – May 17 all-day
39th Annual Decorators’ Show House @ Oak Acre | Guilford | Maryland | United States
12:00 am
Eighteen area designers have transformed 22 spaces at Oak Acre, a three-story 1920s home in Guilford, Maryland, for the 39th Decorators’ Show House, sponsored...
Parade of Homes @ NORTHERN VIRGINIA
Apr 26 – Apr 27 all-day
Parade of Homes @ NORTHERN VIRGINIA
12:00 am
On this self-guided tour, participants can visit unique custom homes and remodeling projects in NORTHERN VIRGINIA by the region’s finest builders and developers. Now...
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 3 – Jul 26 all-day
Drawing in Silver and Gold: Leonardo to Jasper Johns @ National Gallery of Art | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
12:00 am
The art of metalpoint—the use of a metal stylus on specially prepared ground—will be showcased at the  through an exhibit of 90 drawings from...
May 3 – May 30 all-day
Maryland House & Garden Pilgrimage
12:00 am
The annual Maryland House & Garden Pilgrimage works to preserve and restore Maryland’s architecturally significant properties. This year’s tour will include private properties in...
The Memory of Time: Contemporary Photographs at the National Gallery of Art, acquired with the Alfred H. Moses and Fern M. Schad Fund @ National Gallery  of Art. | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
12:00 am
Twenty-six contemporary artists, including Sophie Calle, Adam Fuss and Vera Lutter, explore concepts of time, memory and history as they relate to photography, in...
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...
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...
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,...