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

Peacock Room REMIX: Darren Waterston’s Filthy Lucre

  • Through Monday, January 2, 2017

Peacock Room REMIX centers on Filthy Lucre, an immersive interior by painter Darren Waterston. 

Body of Devotion: The Cosmic Buddha in 3D

  • Through Thursday, December 1, 2016

A sixth-century sculpture meets new technology in this interactive installation.

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Cyrus Field and the Transatlantc Telegraph Cable

Smithsonian National Museum of American History

This display commemorates American businessman and financier Cyrus Field's accomplishment in laying the first successful transatlantic telegraph cable in July 1866. 

New Culture Exhibition Preview Case!

Smithsonian National Museum of American History

Recent acquisitions representing the museum’s Division of Culture and the Arts will be on display to preview an upcoming exhibition on American culture.

"Never Forget" - A Photography Exhibit Commemorating the 15th Anniversary of 9/11

Multiple Exposures Gallery

This photography exhibit by Alan Sislen follows his 15+ year journey making photographs before and after 9/11 at and around the site of the World Trade Center in New York City.  The photographs show devastation, mourning, remembrances, memorials, and the amazing revitalization that took place.

Categories: Exhibits, Arts, 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.

Body of Devotion: The Cosmic Buddha in 3D

Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

A sixth-century sculpture meets new technology in this interactive installation.

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, Free

Dreams of Trees and Other Living Things

Arts in the Village Gallery

Arts in the Village Gallery announces the September Featured Artists exhibit Dreams of Trees and Other Living Things, a collaboration by paper collage artist Karen Oliver, and her daughter, ceramicist Amy Oliver.

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, Free

E Mau Ke Ea: The Sovereign Hawaiian Nation

National Museum of the American Indian

E Mau Ke Ea: The Sovereign Hawaiian Nation takes visitors through the history of the Hawaiian Nation, from the consolidation of the islands by King Kamehameha I in 1810 and the establishment of a society based on law, literacy, and diplomacy; through the undermining of Hawai`i's independence and its annexation by the United States; to the rise of the Hawaiian rights movement in the late 1960s and the resurgence of Hawaiian nationalism today.

Categories: Exhibits, History, Free

Free Open Rehearsal

The Gathering Place

Join Jason Love and the Columbia Orchestra at The Gathering Place for an open rehearsal. You’ll get a behind-the-scenes peek at the creative, collaborative process of putting a concert together. Imagine the new insight into the music you'll have after seeing the process of putting it together!

Categories: Free, Music: Classical

Laughing Matters

Smithsonian National Museum of American History

"Laughing Matters," is a display that looks into the stories of three comedians who changed the face of comedy.

Literary Trivia

Petworth Citizen

Join The Writer's Center as we bring literary trivia back to Petworth Citizenon Monday, September 26 from 7:00-8:30. Teams of one to four will have an opportunity to show off their book nerd status with four rounds of literary questions. 

Categories: Books & Authors, Arts, Free

Michael Fischerkeller: The Art of Politics

The Art League Gallery

Through a street art aesthetic, artist Michael Fischerkeller offers a commentary on today’s political, economic, and social issues.

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

Processed Entropy: Isabel Gouveia

Open Gallery at Montgomery College

Gouveia uses digital printer manipulations as a metaphor for human manipulations of the environment. The result is a series of distorted photographs, as beautiful as they are jarring.

Categories: Arts, Free

Stewards of the Sea: Defending Freedom, Protecting the Environment

National Museum of the United States Navy

Naval Museum to Host Environmental Stewardship Exhibit
Traveling Exhibit Offers Interactive Experiences for Visitors

Story Time at the National Postal Museum!

National Postal Museum

The Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum invites adults and young children to discover the world around them together at Story Time!

Story Time at the National Postal Museum!

National Postal Museum

The Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum invites adults and young children to discover the world around them together at Story Time!

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.

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