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Community Calendar

Learn about events happening in and around Washington! Local arts and cultural organizations are invited to submit events to this calendar.

Turquoise Mountain: Artists Transforming Afghanistan

  • Through Sunday, January 29, 2017

Dedicated to teaching young artisans traditional crafts, Turquoise Mountain is reviving Afghanistan’s proud cultural legacy. This exhibition transforms the International Gallery into a visit to Old Kabul.

House and Home

  • Through Monday, May 1, 2017

Take a tour of houses both familiar and surprising, through past and present, which challenge our ideas about what it means to live at home in America. 


Mon • January 16, 2017


WETA Ticket

WETA Special


44th Annual Faculty Exhibition

King Street Gallery

The prolific faculty and staff of Montgomery College’s Visual and Performing Arts department exhibit recent work in this annual exhibition.

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, Free

America Reads

Library of Congress- Thomas Jefferson Building

A new exhibition at the Library of Congress, "America Reads," will celebrate the public’s choice of 65 books by American authors that had a profound effect on American life.

Connecting the Dots: The DMV

Torpedo Factory Art Center

By popular demand, Connecting the Dots: The DMV has been extended. Presented by The HRCHY CIA Merimart, the show features up-and-coming artists from the DC Metro area. Artists are exhibited via WMATA’s rail lines. Work captures the experiences of being a young artist in the DC, Maryland, and Virginia region. Learn more.

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, Free

For a Love of His People: The Photography of Horace Poolaw

National Museum of the American Indian

A rare American Indian photographer who documented Indian subjects, Horace Poolaw’s work celebrates his subjects’ place in American life and preserves an insider’s perspective on a world few outsiders are familiar with—the Native America of the Southern Plains during the mid-20th century.

Categories: Exhibits, Arts, Free


The Art League Gallery

Artwork examining patterns, routines, and rituals, juried by Rebecca Chaperon.

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, Free

Love & Harmony Gallery Exhibit and Artists Reception

The Activity Center at Bohrer Park

Gallery Exhibit and Artists Reception

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, Free

Member 25

The Art League Gallery

An invitational, retrospective exhibit that celebrates artists who have been part of The Art League for 25 years – or more – as an exhibiting artist member.

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, Free

National Museum of the American Indian Exhibit “Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations”

National Museum of the American Indian

Nation to Nation presents the story of the treaties that lie at the heart of the relationship between Indian Nations and the United States. The story includes the history and legacy of the U.S. and American Indian diplomacy from the colonial period through the present. 

Categories: Exhibits, Free

New Post-Graduate Resident: Welcome Jay Hendrick

Torpedo Factory Art Center

Fairfax-based artist Jay Hendrick creates paintings, then analyzes their importance, worth, and merit by exposing his work to different methods, such as digitization, duplication, and performance.

During his residency, Hendrick will emulate the processes of other artists in the DMV in an effort to understand why they do what they do. He will interview each participating artist and document the project on his blog and organize a round-table discussion about painting.

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, Free

Site 2: Daniel Taye

Torpedo Factory Art Center

Ethiopian painter Daniel Taye returns to the Torpedo Factory to display the work he's been inspired to create based on his travels in Alexandria. 

You may remember Taye, as he was in the New Project Studio this past summer. He has channeled his uninhibited flow of thought and rare perspective into capturing daily life in our city. 

Find his work in Site 2, located in the hallway by the elevators. Hear him speak about his work during Second Thursday Art Night, January 12, at 8 pm.

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, Free

Winter White Gallery Exhibit and Artists Reception

Gaithersburg Arts Barn

Winter White Gallery Exhibit and Artists Reception

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, Free

Submit an Event

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.

Note: Only registered users may submit events.

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