The Great Inka Road: Engineering an Empire @ National Museum of the American Indian
Jun 26 2015 – Jun 1 2018 all-day
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,...
Connections: Contemporary Craft from the Permanent Collection @ Renwick Gallery
Jul 1 2016 – Jul 1 2018 all-day
The Renwick Gallery reopened last fall after an extensive renovation; now, an installation of artworks taken from the museum’s permanent collection will explore...
Encountering the Buddha: Art and Practice Across Asia @ Freer | Sackler
Oct 14 2017 – Oct 1 2020 all-day
Fresh from a major renovation of its interiors, the Freer|Sackler reopens on October 14 with a weekend celebration of Asian art, food and culture....
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...
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...
2018 Baltimore Symphony Associates Designer Show House @ GREENSPRING VALLEY
Apr 20 – Jun 10 all-day
Built in 1927, a remodeled Oakland estate in Baltimore County’s Greenspring Valley will open to the public for the 41st Baltimore Symphony Associates’ Designer...
World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean @ NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN ART
May 9 2018 – Dec 31 2019 all-day
This exhibit details the collision of myriad cultures on the Swahili coast in East Africa—a historic crossroads for peoples not only from Africa but...
Marking the Infinite: Contemporary Women Artists from Aboriginal Australia @ THE PHILLIPS COLLECTION
Jun 2 – Sep 9 all-day
This exhibit features some 60 works created by nine female Aboriginal artists living in remote communities across Australia. The pieces on view—some specially commissioned...
A Nomad’s Art: Kilims of Anatolia @ THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY MUSEUM
Sep 1 @ 7:06 pm – Dec 23 @ 8:06 pm
Originally woven by women in Turkey’s nomadic communities as adornments for tents and caravans, kilims represent intricate examples of abstract art and artistic ingenuity....
Rachel Whiteread @ NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART
Sep 16 2018 @ 7:19 pm – Jan 13 2019 @ 8:19 pm
Photographs, sculptures, drawings and documentary materials form this extensive survey of the works British sculptor Rachel Whiteread created during her 30-year career. Whiteread’s pieces...
Mark Bradford: Tomorrow is Another Day @ Baltimore Museum of Art
Sep 23 2018 @ 6:30 pm – Mar 3 2019 @ 7:30 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...
Japan Modern: Prints in the Age of Photography @ FREER/SACKLER MUSEUM
Sep 29 2018 @ 6:58 pm – Jan 21 2019 @ 7:58 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
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...