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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.

Beautiful Blooms: Flowering Plants on Stamps

  • Through Sunday, July 14, 2019

Visit the National Postal Museum's unique new art exhibition highlighting the variety of flowering plants commemorated on US postage stamps during the past 50 years.

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

  • Through Thursday, November 29, 2018

This centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front.

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Sun • September 23, 2018

 

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Adult Play Date-An Adult Field Day (Pop-Up Edition)

Crystal City

About The Adult Play Date Pop-up:

When was the last time you played? No. I mean really played! I'm talking about those warm summer days when you couldn't wait to get outside and join your friends for some good times on your block. The sun was shining, mosquitoes were biting, and the echoes of laughter could be heard for miles. Join us in this pop up edition of Adult Play Date (APD) as we relive some of our favorite childhood games with a twist; accompanied with snacks, amazing people, and great music..Let's Get It!

HashTag: #APDBigKid

Purchase Tickets at : www.AdultPlayDateDC.com

Participants will enjoy:

***Check back daily for APD updates***

*Gaming Stations -Basketball Shootout, Relay Races, Flag Tag, Crab Soccer, and more!  *Interactive Photo Booth Dance Contest

*APD Live Social Media Karaoke powered by Singing Machine  *Jumbo Lawn Games (Ping Pong, Corn hole, Jenga, Chess)

Prizes & Giveaways *Live DJ *Free parking *Snacks *An opportunity to have fun with old friends while making new ones! *And Much More!

***This list may change without notice

Alice Beasley - Art of Illusion - Artist Talk

O Museum in The Mansion

Doors open one hour before the event begins to select your seat & tour. Fabric is her chosen medium of expression through which she creates realistic portraits of people and objects.

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, Tours

Beautiful Blooms: Flowering Plants on Stamps

National Postal Museum

Visit the National Postal Museum's unique new art exhibition highlighting the variety of flowering plants commemorated on US postage stamps during the past 50 years.

Categories: Exhibits, Arts, Free

Early Fall Exhibitions

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

On view September 4: Jim Sanborn's Without Provenance: The Making of Contemporary Antiquity, Robert D'Arista: A Portrait, D'Arista Legacy, Selections from the Artery Collection, and Finding a Path, Emilie Brzezinski and Dalya Luttwak: A Conversation. The AU Museum is open 11-4PM, Tuesday-Sunday. 

Categories: Exhibits, Arts, Free

Early Fall Exhibitions

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

On view September 4: Jim Sanborn's Without Provenance: The Making of Contemporary Antiquity, Robert D'Arista: A Portrait, D'Arista Legacy, Selections from the Artery Collection, and Finding a Path, Emilie Brzezinski and Dalya Luttwak: A Conversation. The AU Museum is open 11-4PM, Tuesday-Sunday. 

Categories: Exhibits, Arts, Free

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry Art Exhibit

The Del Ray Artisans Gallery

“Eat, Drink, and Be Merry” celebrates the way food and drink bring people together and joy to our lives. Art inspired by food, real or metaphorical, that nourishes the viewer is exhibited. This exhibit (September 7-30, 2018) combines a national ceramic show focused on vessels for the table with a regional art exhibit. Opening Reception: Friday, September 7, 7-9pm.View at Del Ray Artisans Gallery, 2704 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria.

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, Free

Intersections: Richard Tuttle

The Phillips Collection

It Seems Like It’s Going To Be is an elaborate installation that combines Richard Tuttle’s poetry and artwork, which ranges from intimate drawings to mixed media paintings and large sculptural assemblages. Based on his 41-verse poem, Tuttle created 41 works, one for each verse, which are presented throughout the entire second floor of the recently renovated Phillips House.

Categories: Arts, Exhibits

Nordic Impressions

The Phillips Collection

Nordic Impressions is a major survey of Nordic art spanning nearly 200 years. It features works by 62 artists from Denmark, Iceland, Finland, Norway, and Sweden, as well as the self-governing islands of Åland, Faroe, and Greenland.

Categories: Arts, Exhibits

Portrait Discovery Days

National Portrait Gallery Education Center

Visitors can listen to a story and create art inspired by someone in the Portrait Gallery’s collection.

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, Discussion

Portrait Discovery Kits

National Portrait Gallery Education Center

Portrait Discovery Kits are an interactive and imaginative way for visitors to learn more about people who are in the National Portrait Gallery and their contributions to American history. Visitors can check out kits just outside of the National Portrait Gallery’s education center, room E151, on the first floor

The Calidore Quartet in Concert

Waterford Old School

One of the finest chamber ensembles playing today, the Calidore Quartet bring world class music to the historic village of Waterford, Virginia.

Categories: Music: Classical, Arts

US - Emerging Voices in Clay

District Clay Center

This exciting and expansive exhibition, curated by Roberto Lugo, Ceramic Artist of The Year, showcases emerging women artists from across the country and their revolutionary pieces that reveal their personal journeys and experiences in this fragmented, and at times perplexing world. Their work looks at the difficulties we encounter, the places we create to shelter and nurture ourselves and the political and cultural winds that buffet us.

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, Free

Woodlawn Makers in the Mansion Exhibit

Historic Woodlawn

Woodlawn & Pope-Leighey House presents Makers in the Mansion: A Transformed African American Community at Woodlawn through the Artisan Eye, an installation in our museum areas from June-October 2018. Woodlawn is open for tours Friday-Monday, 11:00-3:00. Visit www.woodlawnpopeleighey.org for details.

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, History

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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