Datebook

Jan
12
Fri
Washington Winter Show @ KATZEN ARTS CENTER
Jan 12 – Jan 14 all-day

The Charm of Chinoiserie is the theme of this year’s event, which will showcase the wares of more than 40 antiques dealers. Highlights include lectures by designer Charlotte Moss and The 
Motley Fool founder David Garner, plus guided walks, dealer talks and a jazz night celebration.

Jan
19
Fri
Home + Remodeling Show @ DULLES EXPO CENTER
Jan 19 – Jan 21 all-day

In addition to hundreds of vendors, this year’s expo will feature a 1,400-square-foot house showcasing small-space design ideas and the latest in furniture and accessories; workshops by Stylish Patina; and celebrity talks by HGTV’s Kitchen Cousins.

Feb
3
Sat
Ten Americans After Paul Klee @ THE PHILLIPS COLLECTION
Feb 3 – May 6 all-day

The seminal role Swiss artist Paul Klee played in the development of mid-century American art is the subject of an exhibit examining Klee’s work and its influence over important Abstract Expressionist and Color Field painters. Works by Gene Davis, Robert Motherwell, Jackson Pollock and others are part of the mix.

Feb
23
Fri
American Craft Show, Baltimore 2018 @ BALTIMORE CONVENTION CENTER
Feb 23 – Feb 25 all-day

This juried craft show presents works by more than 650 jewelry, clothing, furniture and home-décor artisans. Myriad events include the Hip Pop Emerging Artists program and Make Room, showcasing interior vignettes by local designers. Also on tap: interactive Let’s Make Inspiration Stations and the Balvenie Scotch Tasting Lounge.

Capital Remodel + Garden Show @ DULLES EXPO CENTER
Feb 23 – Feb 25 all-day

More than 4,500 square feet of feature gardens by area landscape companies, a giant flower market and home-improvement products and services from hundreds of vendors are among the attractions at this year’s event. Chris and Peyton Lambton of HGTV’s “Going Yard” and Joanie Sprague of TLC’s “Trading Spaces” will share tips and ideas for home improvement, indoors and out.

Mar
3
Sat
Maryland Home & Garden Show @ Timonium Fairgrounds
Mar 3 – Mar 11 all-day

Attendees can consult more than 300 home-improvement experts, peruse an array of inspiring landscape installations and browse a craft show during this annual event. 
 March 3 & 4 and 9 to 11

Apr
16
Mon
Bethesda Fine Arts Festival @ WOODMONT TRIANGLE, Bethesda, MD
Apr 16 @ 8:36 pm – 9:36 pm

Attendees can peruse the works of 130 artists from around the country, experience live entertainment and enjoy cuisine from Bethesda’s top restaurants at this annual event. Creations on display range from glass, furniture and ceramics to paintings, photography and jewelry.

Apr
26
Thu
Smithsonian Craft Show @ NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM
Apr 26 – Apr 29 all-day

Now in its 36th year, this 
juried event will feature 120 exhibitors from 33 states. Visitors can peruse works in a wide range of media, from furniture and ceramics to jewelry, basketry and wearable art.

Apr
28
Sat
20th Annual Parade of Homes @ NORTHERN VIRGINIA
Apr 28 – Apr 29 all-day

Participants on this self-guided tour can visit unique custom homes and renovations completed by area builders and developers. Proceeds benefit HomeAid Northern Virginia, which builds homeless shelters in the region.

May
5
Sat
Kinetic Sculpture Race @ AMERICAN VISIONARY ART MUSEUM
May 5 all-day

Participants operate and race custom, man-powered works of art 
at this annual event. The 15-mile course takes racers through the streets of 
Baltimore, over muddy and sandy terrain and even into the Chesapeake Bay. 
This year’s theme is “Mysteries & Tall Tales.”