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...
Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: Utopian Projects @ Hirshhorn Museum
Sep 7 2017 – Mar 4 2018 all-day
Married, Russian-born American artists Ilya and Emilia Kabakov create installations inspired by hardships they endured while living in the Soviet Union. Spanning 1985 to...
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,...
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...
Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Art of Light @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
Oct 20 2017 @ 6:44 pm – Jan 7 2018 @ 7:44 pm
Light-art pioneer Thomas Wilfred was considered radical for his mid-20th-century works fusing light and technology. Now, an exhibition of his art, which he termed...
Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting @ National Gallery of Art
Oct 22 2017 @ 6:48 pm – Jan 21 2018 @ 7:48 pm
This exhibition brings together nearly 70 Flemish paintings dating from the mid-1650s to about 1680. Works by Johannes Vermeer (A Lady Writing is above)...
Countryside Artisans Winter Gallery & Studio Tour @ Montgomery, Howard and Frederick Counties
Dec 1 – Dec 3 all-day
More than 50 visual, sculptural, textile and libation artists in 17 studios (including Art of Fire Contemporary Glass Studio, above) will welcome visitors during...
Crossing Borders: Mexican Modernist Prints @ BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART
Dec 20 2017 – Mar 11 2018 all-day
This exhibit highlights the museum’s rarely viewed collection of 20th-century Mexican modernist art. About 30 prints, drawings and photographs by 12 artists, including Diego...
Front Room: Njideka Akunyili Crosby | Counterparts @ BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART
Dec 20 2017 – Mar 18 2018 all-day
Los Angeles-based Nigerian artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby will debut a suite of paintings drawing on her experiences moving to the U.S., maintaining family ties...