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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.

Open Studio

  • Through Friday, November 29, 2019

Discover your inner artist. Create an original artwork inspired by the Portrait Gallery’s collection while exploring a different technique or tool each week.

Community Coffeehouse

  • Through Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Stop by Coffeehouse for conversations, a good read, quiet space, free wi-fi, refreshments, impromptu and scheduled artist performances, and more. Plus check out the latest art exhibit!

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Thu • November 21, 2019

 

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Family Program

U.S. Capitol Visitor Center

Create and Learn

Family Program: Commemorate Native American Heritage Month. Learn about the $1 coins that honor and recognize the contributions of Native Americans in U.S. history. Create a Sakakawea coin to take home.

$100 & Under Art Exhibit November 1 - December 1

The Del Ray Artisans Gallery

Del Ray Artisans “$100 & Under” exhibit showcases members’ artwork all priced at $100 and under. The art will be sold on an art-to-go basis  (November 1-December 1, 2019). Sold artwork will be replaced each week with new work. Our walls will be packed with great art at prices all art-lovers can afford. Opening Reception: Friday, November 1, 7-9pm. View exhibit at Del Ray Artisans Gallery, 2704 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria. Details:

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, Free

Artists Talk and Exhibit Reception: "D(C)MV Comics"

Fenwick Gallery at George Mason University

D(C)MV Comics features six cartoonists and comics artists from the greater Washington D.C. area. These artists open up their practice to demystify the comics production process, while also demonstrating the expansive potential of comics storytelling.

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, Free

Bonnard to Vuillard: The Intimate Poetry of Everyday Life

The Phillips Collection

The Phillips Collection presents Bonnard to Vuillard: The Intimate Poetry of Everyday Life--The Nabi Collection of Vicki and Roger Sant, featuring over 60 exquisite, rarely seen works by the leading group of French Post-Impressionist, the Nabis.

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, History

Creativity and Wellness Workshop for Parents and Caregivers

Phillips@THEARC

Calling all Ward 7 and 8 parents and caregivers! 

De-stress, Relax, Have Fun—A FREE Creativity and Wellness Workshop for Parents and Caregivers

Childcare provided!

Enjoy a FREE “Creativity and Wellness Workshop” especially for you at Phillips@THEARC. With childcare provided, you can de-stress and have fun doing relaxation, mindfulness and creative exercises. No experience required.

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Categories: Arts, Free, Family Oriented

Edward Albee’s OCCUPANT

DCJCC, Theater J

A late-career masterpiece by Pulitzer Prize-winner Edward Albee exploring the deep inner turmoil and intrepid triumphs of legendary sculptor Louise Nevelson.

Categories: Theater, Arts

Halls of the Senate Tour

U.S. Capitol Visitor Center

Discover the beautifully decorated corridors of the Senate wing of the Capitol in this intimate look at the work of Italian-born artist Constantino Brumidi. Get a pass at the North Information Desk.

Categories: Tours, History, Arts

Halls of the Senate Tour

U.S. Capitol Visitor Center

Discover the beautifully decorated corridors of the Senate wing of the Capitol in this intimate look at the work of Italian-born artist Constantino Brumidi. Get a pass at the North Information Desk.

Categories: Tours, History, Arts

Immersive Multimedia Exhibition: Lucid Motion by Rhizomatiks Research

ARTECHOUSE

Explore ARTECHOUSE’s newest exhibition, Lucid Motion, by globally renowned Japanese artist group Rhizomatiks and Daito Manabe.

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, Dance

Kennedy Yanko: Conversations With Artists

The Phillips Collection

Kennedy Yanko discusses her conceptual practice with W.C. Richardson.

Categories: Arts, Discussion, Lecture

Late Fall Exhibitions at the AU Museum

American University Museum at Katzen Arts Center

Late Fall exhibitions at the AU Museum feature photography, video art, mixed-media prints, sculpture, and painting exploring a variety of themes. 

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, Free

Mount Theater Mainstage Production The Trojan Woman

Horning Theater, Delaplaine Fine Arts Center

THE TROJAN WOMEN is classic Greek playwright Euripides’s vision of the end of the Trojan War, seen through the eyes of the women let in Troy after the Greek siege. In a new translation and adaptation by playwright Amlin Gray, the plight of these women, fated to be war brides, concubines, or slaves, is given new power by updating the language and the poetry for contemporary audiences. 8:00 p.m., Horning Theater. Admission: $7.

Categories: Theater, Arts

November Exhibits at Gallery Clarendon

Gallery Clarendon Art Experience

Scenes of Scotland: A Solo exhibit by Shelley Micali in the Overlook Gallery as well as new work by Gallery members

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, Free

November Exhibits at Gallery Underground

Gallery Underground

"On the Road" a tour of US and Europe as seen through the eyes of Pattee Hipschen

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, Free

Third Thursday Poetry Reading

Takoma Park Community Center

Four local poets will read their work on various themes, and a reception will follow the reading with a chance to meet the poets, including Judith Bowles, Jona Colson, Kristin Ferragut, and NaBeela Washington.

Categories: Arts, Books & Authors, 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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