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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.

National Symphony Orchestra: Urbański conducts Tchaikovsky's Fourth / De la Salle plays Chopin

  • Through Saturday, November 2, 2019

In his much-anticipated return to the NSO, electrifying young conductor Krzysztof Urbański unleashes the full force of Tchaikovsky's Fourth Symphony.

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.


Wed • September 18, 2019


WETA Ticket

WETA Special


"Umbra" by Rebecca Bafford and Kini Collins

Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center, Howard Community College

"Umbra" is a ceramic, sculptural, and installation-based exhibition concentrating on light, shadow, memory, and relics. Runs through September 22 at Howard Community College.

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, Free

Early Fall Exhibitions at the American University Museum

American University Museum at Katzen Arts Center

Grace Hartigan and Helene Herzbrun: Reframing Abstract Expressionism 

Topographies of Life: Pam Rogers, Lynn Sures, Mel Watkin
Presented by the AU Museum Project Space

Moves Like Walter: New Curators Open the Corcoran Legacy Collection 

Prints & Artists: WD Printmaking Workshop 1970-Present
Presented by the Alper Initiative for Washington Art

Our World Above: Monoprints and Glass by Annette Lerner

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, Free

Emerging Light: Paintings by Denise Dittmar & Students September 6 to October 6, 2019 // Park View Galley

Park View Gallery at Glen Echo Park

Emerging Light: Paintings by Denise Dittmar & Students September 6 to October 6, 2019 // Park View Galley

Categories: Arts, Exhibits

Gallery Talk

National Sporting Library and Museum

Each week attendees receive a personalized sneak peek at traveling exhibitions, permanent collections, and the fascinating stories behind the works in the Museum's art collections. No two tours are alike, so come back for more!

Categories: Arts, Discussion, Exhibits

September Exhibits at Gallery Clarendon

Clarendon Gallery

Liminal - Exploring The In-Between

A solog exhibit of photgraphic images by Liz Vance

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, Free

September Exhibits at the Gallery Underground

Gallery Underground

September Exhibits at Gallery Underground

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, Free

Yoga in the Galleries

American University Museum at Katzen Arts Center

Join us every Wednesday morning September 4-December 11 for a rejuvenating Kripalu yoga class. All levels welcome. $10 per class, $5 for museum members, free for Associate level members and above. Cash, check, or pay online at

Categories: Other Events, Arts, 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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