Datebook

Dec 20 2017 – Mar 18 2018 all-day
Front Room: Njideka Akunyili Crosby | Counterparts @ BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART
12:00 am
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...
Washington Winter Show @ KATZEN ARTS CENTER
Jan 12 – Jan 14 all-day
Washington Winter Show @ KATZEN ARTS CENTER
12:00 am
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...
Home + Remodeling Show @ DULLES EXPO CENTER
Jan 19 – Jan 21 all-day
Home + Remodeling Show @ DULLES EXPO CENTER
12:00 am
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...
Jan 28 – May 13 all-day
Michel Sittow: Estonian Painter at the Courts of Renaissance Europe @ NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART
12:00 am
Marking the centennial of the establishment of the Republic of Estonia, this monographic exhibit showcases some 20 works by Netherlandish Renaissance artist Michel Sittow,...
Outliers and American Vanguard Art @ NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART
Jan 28 – May 13 all-day
Outliers and American Vanguard Art @ NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART
12:00 am
This exhibit reveals 250 works from three periods when mainstream and outlier artists intersected, ushering in new paradigms of inclusion, integration and assimilation. Works...
Ten Americans After Paul Klee @ THE PHILLIPS COLLECTION
Feb 3 – May 6 all-day
Ten Americans After Paul Klee @ THE PHILLIPS COLLECTION
12:00 am
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...
Brand New: Art and Commodity in the 1980s @ HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN
Feb 14 – May 13 all-day
Brand New: Art and Commodity in the 1980s @ HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN
12:00 am
The artistic appropriation of commercial products in the late 20th century is the subject of an exhibit examining New York’s downtown arts scene in...
Crowning Glory: 
Art of the Americas @ THE WALTERS 
ART MUSEUM
Feb 15 – Oct 7 all-day
Crowning Glory: 
Art of the Americas @ THE WALTERS 
ART MUSEUM
12:00 am
This exhibit reveals the many ways cultures throughout the Americas expressed power and identity by decorating and venerating the head. Spanning 2,500 years, 20...
Hung Liu In Print @ NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WOMEN IN THE ARTS
Feb 15 – Jul 8 all-day
Hung Liu In Print @ NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WOMEN IN THE ARTS
12:00 am
Chinese-born artist Hung Liu, who emigrated to the U.S. in 1984, adapts historical Chinese photographs in her work. This exhibit assembles pieces that Liu...
The Artistic Table @ HILLWOOD ESTATE, MUSEUM & GARDENS
Feb 17 – Jun 10 all-day
The Artistic Table @ HILLWOOD ESTATE, MUSEUM & GARDENS
12:00 am
Marjorie Merriweather Post’s historic estate will host an exhibit of table settings representing past and present. A display of 18th- and 19th-century tables recreated...
American Craft Show, Baltimore 2018 @ BALTIMORE CONVENTION CENTER
Feb 23 – Feb 25 all-day
American Craft Show, Baltimore 2018 @ BALTIMORE CONVENTION CENTER
12:00 am
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...
Capital Remodel + Garden Show @ DULLES EXPO CENTER
Feb 23 – Feb 25 all-day
Capital Remodel + Garden Show @ DULLES EXPO CENTER
12:00 am
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...
Maryland Home & Garden Show @ Timonium Fairgrounds
Mar 3 – Mar 11 all-day
Maryland Home & Garden Show @ Timonium Fairgrounds
12:00 am
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....
Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings @ NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART
Mar 4 – May 28 all-day
Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings @ NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART
12:00 am
Born in Lexington, Virginia, Sally Mann 
creates haunting photographs ranging from still lifes and portraits 
to landscapes. This exhibit showcases a wide array of...
Mar 7 – Sep 2 all-day
Stephen Towns:  Rumination and a Reckoning @ BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART
12:00 am
Born in Charleston, South Carolina, and based in Baltimore, Stephen Towns explores African American cultural issues in murals and mixed-media art. This exhibit includes...
Women House @ NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WOMEN IN THE ARTS
Mar 9 @ 4:14 pm – May 28 @ 5:14 pm
Women House @  NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WOMEN IN THE ARTS
4:14 pm
Inspired by a 1972 project that challenged 
stereotypes of women in the home, this show features the work of 
36 global artists from the...
Cézanne Portraits @ NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART
Mar 25 – Jul 1 all-day
Cézanne Portraits @ NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART
12:00 am
Assembling 60 portraits by Paul Cézanne, this extensive exhibit traces the evolution of the artist’s distinctive style and the influence 
his subjects had on...
Mar 25 – Jul 29 all-day
Sacred Spring: Vienna Secession Posters @  BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART
12:00 am
Posters from the collection of LeRoy E. Hoffberger and Paula Gately Tillman Hoffberger focus on the Vienna Secession, an influential group of late-19th-century artists...
Do Ho Suh: Almost Home @ SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM
Apr 16 – Aug 5 all-day
Do Ho Suh: Almost Home @ SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM
12:00 am
In his first exhibition on the East Coast, Korean-born 
Do Ho Suh invites viewers into his personal world with “Almost Home.” Known 
internationally for...
Apr 16 – Jul 29 all-day
To Dye For: Ikats from Central Asia @ FREER | SACKLER
12:00 am
Coming from the Malaysian word for “to tie,” ikats are made 
by meticulously tying and coloring threads before they are woven into vibrant 
textiles....
Bethesda Fine Arts Festival @ WOODMONT TRIANGLE, Bethesda, MD
Apr 16 @ 8:36 pm – 9:36 pm
Bethesda Fine Arts Festival @ WOODMONT TRIANGLE, Bethesda, MD
8:36 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...
Apr 20 – Jun 10 all-day
2018 Baltimore Symphony Associates Designer Show House @ GREENSPRING VALLEY
12:00 am
Built in 1927, a remodeled Oakland estate in Baltimore County’s Greenspring Valley will open to the public for the 41st Baltimore Symphony Associates’ Designer...
Smithsonian Craft Show @ NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM
Apr 26 – Apr 29 all-day
Smithsonian Craft Show @  NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM
12:00 am
Now in its 36th year, this 
juried event will feature 120 exhibitors from 33 states. Visitors can peruse works in a wide range of...
20th Annual Parade of Homes @ NORTHERN VIRGINIA
Apr 28 – Apr 29 all-day
20th Annual Parade of Homes @ NORTHERN VIRGINIA
12:00 am
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...
Kinetic Sculpture Race @ AMERICAN VISIONARY ART MUSEUM
May 5 all-day
Kinetic Sculpture Race @ AMERICAN VISIONARY ART MUSEUM
12:00 am
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...
May 12 all-day
Georgetown Garden Tour @ Georgetown
12:00 am
The 90th annual Georgetown Garden Tour invites visitors to immerse themselves in eight lush gardens. The self-guided tour includes the grounds of a historic...
May 18 – May 20 all-day
Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival @ RESTON TOWN CENTER
12:00 am
Celebrating its 27th year, this annual festival creates an 11-block “art walk” where more than 200 artists display everything from paintings to fiber art,...
Marking the Infinite: Contemporary Women Artists from Aboriginal Australia @ THE PHILLIPS COLLECTION
12:00 am
This exhibit features some 60 works created by nine female Aboriginal artists living in remote communities across Australia. The pieces on view—some specially commissioned...
Smithsonian Craft2Wear @ NATIONAL BUILDING       MUSEUM
Oct 4 @ 6:44 pm – Oct 6 @ 7:44 pm
Smithsonian Craft2Wear @ NATIONAL BUILDING        MUSEUM
6:44 pm
A pop-up couture show and sale invites visitors to view and purchase wearable art in a reimagined, fashion-forward presentation of clothing, jewelry and accessories....
Oct 19 @ 7:22 pm – Oct 21 @ 8:22 pm
Maryland Home & Garden Show: Fall 2018 @ TIMONIUM FAIRGROUNDS
7:22 pm
Members of the remodeling and home-improvement community converge at the annual Home & Garden Show, where attendees may purchase handmade crafts and gifts, or...