Encountering the Buddha: Art and Practice Across Asia @ Freer | Sackler
Oct 14 2017 – Oct 1 2020 all-day
Fresh from a major renovation of its interiors, the Freer|Sackler reopens on October 14 with a weekend celebration of Asian art, food and culture....
World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean @ NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN ART
May 9 2018 – Dec 31 2019 all-day
This exhibit details the collision of myriad cultures on the Swahili coast in East Africa—a historic crossroads for peoples not only from Africa but...
Transformation: Art of the Americas @ The Walters Museum Baltimore
Oct 27 2018 @ 7:28 pm – Oct 6 2019 @ 8:28 pm
While tattoos and piercings are commonplace today, body modifications in the ancient Americas were invested with spiritual transcendence. This exhibit explores these traditions via...
Ambreen Butt—Mark My Words @ NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WOMEN IN THE ARTS
Dec 31 2018 – Apr 14 2019 all-day
This exhibit focuses on works on paper by Pakistani-American artist Ambreen Butt, who applies traditional Persian miniature painting to contemporary subject matter.
Painting the Classics: Japanese Scrolls and Beyond @ FREER/SACKLER MUSEUM
Dec 31 2018 – May 19 2019 all-day
This exhibit examines the ways in which Japanese artists from the Momoyama and Edo periods (1573-1868) reimagined classical narratives and poetry dating back nearly...