Peacock Room REMIX: Darren Waterston’s Filthy Lucre @ Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
May 16 2015 – Jan 2 2017 all-day
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...
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,...
For the Record: The Art of Lily Spandorf @ George Washington University Museum
Nov 21 2015 – Dec 31 2016 all-day
During the middle of the 20th century, Austrian-born watercolorist and journalist Lily Spandorf illustrated periodicals such as The Washington Star, The Washington Post and...
Small Stories: At Home in a Dollhouse @ National Building Museum
May 21 2016 – Jan 16 2017 all-day
Experience the fascinating stories behind 12 dollhouses, some dating back 300 years, at this National Building Museum exhibition. The miniature residences—including a 1760 dollhouse...
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...
Drawings for Paintings in the Age of Rembrandt @ National Gallery of Art
Oct 4 2016 – Jan 2 2017 all-day
This exhibition at the National Gallery of Art is comprised of more than 90 compositional and construction drawings, individual figure studies and sketchbooks by...
Intersections: Arlene Shechet—From Here On Now @ Phillips Collection
Oct 20 2016 – May 7 2017 all-day
Sculptor Arlene Shechet is known for off-kilter sculptures that nevertheless achieve a balance between stability and instability, intellect and instinct. An exhibit at The...
Bingata! Only in Okinawa @ Textile Museum at George Washington University
Nov 5 2016 – Jan 30 2017 all-day
The distinctive culture and textile traditions of Okinawa will be represented in an exhibit at The Textile Museum at George Washington University. Contemporary works...
The Landscape Architecture of Lawrence Halprin @ National Building Museum
Nov 5 2016 – Apr 16 2017 all-day
This exhibit at the National Building Museum marks the centennial of influential landscape architect Lawrence Halprin’s birth, chronicling a career that spanned five decades....
Isamu Noguchi, Archaic/Modern @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
Nov 11 2016 – Mar 19 2017 all-day
The Smithsonian American Art Museum features the works of innovative 20th-century American sculptor Isamu Noguchi in an exhibition that explores the inspiration he found...
Ferocious Beauty: Wrathful Deities from Tibet and Nepal @ Walters Art Museum
Nov 13 2016 – Apr 16 2017 all-day
Himalayan artworks depicting wrathful Buddhist deities are the subject of this exhibit at The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore. Twelve sculptures, paintings and ritual...
Jake Berthot: From the Collection and Promised Gifts @ Phillips Collection
Nov 19 2016 – Apr 2 2017 all-day
The Phillips Collection holds 25 paintings, drawings and prints by the late American artist Jake Berthot—the largest collection of his work to be found...
Timeless Weft: Ancient Tapestries and the Art of Louise B. Wheatley @ Baltimore Museum of Art
Feb 1 – Jul 4 all-day
The Baltimore Museum of Art celebrates Maryland textile artist Louise B. Wheatley with a showing of her work. By displaying Wheatley’s creations alongside some...
Della Robbia: Sculpting with Color in Renaissance Florence @ National Gallery of Art
Feb 5 – Jun 4 all-day
Fifteenth-century Italian sculptor Luca della Robbia invented a glazing technique for terracotta that made him one of the most innovative artists of his time....