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...
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,...
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...