Datebook

Jun
3
Sat
4th Annual Arlington Home & Garden Tour @ Arlington, Virginia
Jun 3 all-day

Homes designed by area architects Randall Mars, Charles Moore and Susan Notkins will open their doors to visitors during the Home & Garden Tour in Arlington. The architects, whose designs range from contemporary to classic, will be present to field questions. Tickets are available online and at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Arlington, where refreshments and boutique shopping will be offered after the tour. Proceeds will go to The Love Quilt Project, which raises funds for South African children with HIV and AIDS.

Jun
7
Wed
Nicolas Party: sunrise, sunset @ The Hirshhorn Museum
Jun 7 – Oct 1 all-day

The Hirshhorn Museum’s distinctive circular façade is the perfect showcase for a monumental outdoor mural by New York-based Swiss artist Nicolas Party. Painted directly on the museum’s exterior wall over a period of two weeks, it depicts a panoramic landscape of sunrises and sunsets.

Jun
15
Thu
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 conceptual themes through photographic series.

Jun
17
Sat
Frederic Kellogg: Works in Oil and Watercolor @ American University’s Katzen Arts Center
Jun 17 – Aug 13 all-day

The landscapes of Maine and Washington, DC, are the focus of an exhibit of works by Frederic Kellogg, on view at American University’s Katzen Arts Center. Sketches, watercolors and oil paintings are showcased.

States of Mind: Photographs of Cuba and North Korea by Carl De Keyzer @ American University’s Katzen Arts Center
Jun 17 – Aug 13 all-day

Scenes from North Korea and Cuba are revealed in 60 works by Belgian photographer Carl De Keyzer at the Katzen Arts Center. The images capture both struggle and everyday life in the two Communist nations.

Jun
22
Thu
Revival @ National Museum of Women in the Arts
Jun 22 – Sep 10 all-day

This National Museum of Women in the Arts exhibit examines the profound effect art can have on its beholder. Pieces on view by such contemporary sculptors and photo-based artists as Louise Bourgeois, Petah Coyne and Lalla Essaydi elicit strong responses that open the door to contemplation.

Jul
17
Mon
Plein Air Easton Art 
Festival @ Easton, Maryland
Jul 17 – Jul 23 all-day

Now in its 13th year, Plein Air Easton is a juried competition that challenges artists from all over the country to paint outdoors in and around Easton, Maryland. Demonstrations, workshops, exhibits and lectures are part of the action.

Jul
21
Fri
Artscape @ Various locations in Baltimore
Jul 21 – Jul 23 all-day

Art exhibits, fashion shows, live performances and international cuisine are just a few of the diverse attractions on offer during Artscape, held at various locations in Baltimore each year. This free event shares the work of more than 150 fine artists, fashion designers and craftspeople.

Jul
26
Wed
2017 Beach and Bay 
Cottage Tour @ Bethany Beach, Delaware
Jul 26 – Jul 27 all-day

The 26th-annual Beach and Bay Cottage Tour showcases three waterfront properties in Bethany Beach, Delaware, which will open their doors to the public. Tickets are $30 each, and proceeds will go to the Friends of the South Coastal Library, which sponsors the event.

Aug
24
Thu
Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show @ Baltimore Convention Center
Aug 24 – Aug 27 all-day

The Baltimore Convention Center will host the country’s largest annual indoor antiques show, now in its 36th year. European silver, Asian antiques and Americana are among the offerings, which include furniture, art, aged porcelain and jewelry.