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...
America Collects Eighteenth-Century French Painting @ National Gallery of Art
May 21 – Aug 20 all-day
Sixty-eight 18th-century French paintings from museums and private collections nationwide have been assembled by the National Gallery of Art in an exhibit that tells...
Spectacular Gems and Jewelry from the Merriweather Post Collection @ Hillwood Museum
Jun 10 2017 – Jan 1 2018 all-day
Nearly 60 remarkable jewels from Marjorie Merriweather Post’s extensive collection of historical and 20th-century jewelry will be showcased in an exhibition at the Hillwood...
Black, White & Abstract: Callahan, Siskind, White @ The Baltimore Museum of Art
Jun 15 – Oct 1 all-day
The Baltimore Museum of Art presents the black-and-white, abstract works of influential 20th-century American photographers Harry Callahan, Aaron Siskind and Minor White, who explored...
Hear My Voice: Native American Art from the Past and Present @ Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Aug 19 – Dec 26 all-day
The dialogue between Native Americans and their art across centuries is the focus of an exhibit at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts spotlighting...
The Box Project: Uncommon Threads @ Textile Museum at George Washington University
Sep 30 2017 – Jan 29 2018 all-day
Former Textile Museum trustee and collector Lloyd Cotsen challenged 36 leading fiber artists from around the world to push the boundaries of classic fiber...
Renoir and Friends: Luncheon of the Boating Party @ The Phillips Collection
Oct 7 2017 – Jan 7 2018 all-day
French Impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s iconic painting (c.1880) is the focus of this exhibit, which explores the process by which he created the masterpiece and...
Magnetic Fields: Expanding American Abstraction, 1960s to Today @ National Museum of Women in the Arts
Oct 13 2017 – Jan 21 2018 all-day
The museum’s 30th-anniversary celebration includes this first-of-its-kind exhibit, exploring abstract works in a range of media by more than 20 African American women artists,...
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....
Great Falls 2017 Studio Tour @ Great Falls, Virginia
Oct 20 – Oct 22 all-day
Fifty members of Great Falls Studios—an artists’ collective—will open their studios for self-guided tours. Artists include painters, potters, photographers, jewelry-makers, fiber artists, wood-carvers, sculptors...