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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.

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.

Freedom: Bernstein & Beethoven, Part 2

  • Saturday, June 1, 2019

As a proud media partner of Freedom: Bernstein & Beethoven Part 2, Classical WETA afternoon host Bill Bukowski will be introducing the concert from the stage.


Fri • April 19, 2019


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"Senior Capstone Exhibition 1" at McDaniel College

Rice Gallery

This end-of-the-year exhibition showcases works by graduating art and art history majors working in a range of media from two- and three-dimensional approaches to digital and new media.

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, Other Events

2019 Emerging Artists

Target Gallery

Target Gallery presents a new group exhibition spotlighting the work of 4 emerging artists to highlight new talent and the up-and-coming artistic innovators of the D.C. metropolitan area. The selected artists this year include: Kate Gorman, Kim Sandara, Madeline A. Stratton, and Sean Sweeney.

Categories: Arts, Exhibits

April Exhibits at Gallery Clarendon

Gallery Clarendon Art Experience

Gallery Clarendon Features:

"Vogue" in the Overlook Gallery, Works by Courtney Kolker

Additionally, our April Member Show in the Main gallery

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, Free

April Exhibits at Gallery Underground

Gallery Underground

April Events  at Gallery Underground

Featured artist: James Bellows, woodworker

Focus Gallery: Member Show - "Out of Place"

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, Free

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

Charles Hinman: Structures, 1965–2014

The Kreeger Museum

The Kreeger Museum presents Charles Hinman: Structures, 1965-2014, exploring the work of Charles Hinman, an abstract painter who pioneered three-dimensional, shaped canvasses during the 1960s.

Categories: Arts, Exhibits

Deconstructed: The NSLM Sporting Screen

National Sporting Library & Museum

Deconstructed: The NSLM Sporting Screen centers on a unique decorative object from the NSLM’s permanent collection.

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, History

In Peak Bloom: Interactive Cherry Blossom Exhibition


ARTECHOUSE celebrates spring and women in the arts and tech with the annual cherry blossom inspired seasonal exhibition in the nation’s capital. ​In Peak Bloom features interactive and immersive digital art installations inspired by the fragile beauty and ephemeral nature of the cherry blossom, reminding us of how precious and fleeting life is.

Lynn Boggess Solo Exhibition & Opening Reception

Principle Gallery

The Opening Reception for Lynn Boggess' Solo Exhibition will be held on Friday, April 19th from 6:30-9pm and the show will remain on view until Tuesday May 14th. To request the Lynn Boggess Exhibition Preview, please contact

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, Food & Wine

NSLMology: Science of Sporting Art

National Sporting Library & Museum

This Spring, NSLM melds art with science to create NSLMology, an exhibition for explorers of all ages! Visitors are invited to experience scientific principles within three centuries of paintings, sculptures, works on paper, and hands-on activities. Get up close and personal with the physics of locomotion and identify meteorological patterns, ecology, the science of colors, and even chemistry.

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, History

Postmen of the Skies

National Postal Museum

May 15, 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the world’s first regularly scheduled airmail service. View this special centennial exhibition at the Smithsonian's National Postal Museum. 

Categories: Exhibits, History, Free

Space Cowgirls: Ciara Barsotti

Glen Echo Park

The exhibition is a series that explores humanity’s relationship with the land and this planet we call “Earth.”

Categories: Exhibits, Arts

Zilia Sánchez: Soy Isla (I Am an Island)

The Phillips Collection

The Phillips Collection presents the first museum retrospective of Cuban artist Zilia Sánchez (b. 1926, Havana). This long-overdue exhibition examines the artist’s prolific yet largely unknown career that spans almost 70 years, featuring more than 60 works including paintings, works on paper, shaped canvases, and sculptural pieces, alongside illustrations, design sketches, and ephemera.

Categories: Arts, International, Exhibits

“(No) Comfort Zone” Art Exhibit April 5 - 28, 2019

The Del Ray Artisans Gallery

The “(No) Comfort Zone” exhibit (April 5-28, 2019) reflects people, places and things that are in and/or out of their comfort zone. In your comfort zone, things feel familiar and you are at ease and in control. Outside of your comfort zone, you face the unknown, the unfamiliar and the uncertain. Opening Reception: Friday, April 5, 7-9pm. View at Del Ray Artisans Gallery, 2704 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria.

Categories: Arts, Free, Exhibits

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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