American artist James McNeill Whistler (1834–1903) arrived in London in 1859 and discovered in its neighborhoods and inhabitants an inexhaustable source of aesthetic inspiration. His images of the city created over the next two decades represent one of his most successful and profound assaults on the contemporary art establishment
The Building Zone introduces children to the building arts through play in an interactive gallery of hands-on activities for the Museum's youngest visitors.
More than 100 works of art, artifacts, documents, and photographs reflect the breadth of American experiences. A fragment of the original Star-Spangled Banner serves as a starting point to investigate the broad history and representation of the United States flag as an icon of our nation and its people.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Kay Theater
Maryland Lyric Opera presents in concert “Cavalleria Rusticana” and “I Pagliacci” with soloists, orchestra and chorus. Their mission is to provide summer concert opera performances with a concentration on the classical vocal art form highlighting the individuality of the singer.
Garth Newel Music Center
Garth Newel Music Center in Hot Springs, VA presents “Around the World in 80 Minutes,” with the Ensō Quartet with Evelyn Grau, viola and Genevieve Feiwen Lee, piano, in a concert featuring the works of Wolf, Whitehead, Schnittke & Tchaikovsky.
WETA invites local arts and cultural organizations to submit events to this community calendar. The calendar is offered as a free community service. Event listings are limited to those occurring in the Washington metropolitan area, and priority is given to performance and cultural events.
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