Old Patterns, New Order: Socialist Realism in Central Asia @ The George Washington University Museum
Oct 10 2015 – May 29 2016 all-day
Organized in partnership with GW’s Central Asia Program, this exhibit at The George Washington University Museum showcases the socialist realist movement of the Soviet...
Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
Oct 23 2015 – Mar 20 2016 all-day
Photographs from the collection of American photographer Irving Penn (1917-2009) will be showcased at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. A pioneer of platinum printing,...
Marvelous Objects: Surrealist Sculpture from Paris to New York @ Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Oct 29 2015 – Feb 15 2016 all-day
Featuring over 100 works from more than 20 European and American artists, this exhibit at the Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden illustrates Surrealist sculpture...
Crosscurrents: Modern Art from the Sam Rose and Julie Walters Collection @ Smithsonian American Art Museum
Oct 30 2015 – Apr 3 2016 all-day
Rose and Walters’ collection includes 75 Modernist paintings and sculptures, including works by European and American artists such as Pablo Picasso and Georgia O’Keeffe....
Pathmakers: Women in Art, Craft and Design, Midcentury and Today @ National Museum of Women in the Arts
Oct 30 2015 – Feb 28 2016 all-day
An exhibit at the National Museum of Women in the Arts will examine widespread contributions from women to post-war visual culture and Modernist art...
Celebrating Photography at the National Gallery of Art: Recent Gifts @ The National Gallery of Art
Nov 1 2015 – Mar 13 2016 all-day
This exhibit highlights photographs that have been donated in honor of the 25th anniversary of the National Gallery of Art’s photography collection. On display...
Kay WalkingStick: An American Artist @ The National Museum of the American Indian
Nov 7 2015 – Sep 18 2016 all-day
The National Museum of the American Indian spotlights Native American artist Kay WalkingStick, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation born in 1935. The show...
Pearls on a String: Artists, Patrons, and Poets at the Great Islamic Courts @ The Walters Art Museum
Nov 8 2015 – Jan 31 2016 all-day
This exhibit at THE WALTERS ART MUSEUM celebrates the colorful world of Islamic art with more than 100 works in all media from the...
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...
Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World @ The National Gallery of Art
Dec 13 2015 @ 8:40 pm – Mar 20 2016 @ 9:40 pm
In the Hellenistic world, bronze was the preferred medium for portrait sculpture, capturing dynamic realism, expression and detail. Some 50 ancient works in bronze,...
Salon Style: French Portraits from the Collection @ National Museum of Women in the Arts
Jan 29 – May 22 all-day
Eighteenth-century French artist Élisabeth Louise Vigée-LeBrun was the first woman to present her work at the salon of the Royal Academy of Painting and...