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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.

Alexander Hamilton: Soldier, Secretary, Icon

  • Through Sunday, March 3, 2019

The Smithsonian's National Postal Museum will explore the extraordinary life of Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804) through original mail sent and signed by him in his role as the first Secretary of the Treasury and through portraits of him and his contemporaries on postage and revenue stamps.

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"Out of the Blue" Winter Show at Gallery Clarendon

Gallery Clarendon Art Experience

"Out of the Blue" Winter Show in December at Gallery Clarendon

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, Free

"Winter Wonderland" Art Exhibit during December at Gallery Underground

Gallery Underground

"Winter Wonderland" Art Exhibit during December at Gallery Underground

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, Free

Alexander Hamilton: Soldier, Secretary, Icon

National Postal Museum

In this exhibition, the Smithsonian's National Postal Museum will explore the extraordinary life of Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804) through original mail sent and signed by him in his role as the first Secretary of the Treasury and through portraits of him and his contemporaries on postage and revenue stamps.

Categories: Exhibits, History, Free

Artists's Boutique

Montpelier Mansion

Find the perfect gift for someone special on your list. Choose among handcrafted ornaments displayed on sparkling holiday trees, and other unique gifts, all made by local artists.

Categories: Exhibits, Holiday, 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

December Open Exhibit

The Art League Gallery

The Art League Gallery's December Open Exhibit

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, 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

EVs: Navigating the Road Ahead, An Industry Forum Powered by CDA

The National Press Club

Hear directly from industry leaders and policy influencers at the center of advancing electric vehicle innovations, integration and legislation. This event is free to attend and will feature speakers and panelists from organizations such as BMW Group, Audi, Alliance to Save Energy, American Public Transportation Association, and more!

Register today at CopperEnergySummit.org.

Gallery Experience: Art & Ingenuity Tour

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

In celebration of Ingenuity Week, we will explore the ways in which artists in the Hirshhorn collection have been original and inventive.

Categories: Tours, Free, Arts

Journeys: Photographs by Marketa Jirouskova

Park View Gallery at Glen Echo Park

"Journeys" refers to Marketa Jirouskova's main source of inspiration: a journey itself as a long, arduous travel in search of nature's highlights, in the footsteps of earlier explorers, or following her own paths.

Categories: Arts, Free, Exhibits

Late Fall Exhibitions at the American University Museum

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

View our Late Fall Exhibitions November 10-December 16, Tribe: Contemporary Photography from the Arab World and Ian Jehle: Dynamical Systems. The AU Museum is free, and open Tuesday-Sunday, 11-4PM.

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, Free

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

RSVP Northern Virginia holding seminar on senior volunteerism in Falls Church, Dec. 11

James Lee Community Center

RSVP Northern Virginia will hold a seminar on senior volunteerism, Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 3:00 p.m., at the James Lee Community Center in Falls Church. The one-hour event is free and open to the public. 

Categories: Free, Other Events

Tuesday Talk: Let’s Get Visual: Portraits from the DAR Museum Collection

DAR Museum

This closer look at portraits examines how they connect us to American culture and includes an observation of the symbolism found in different images.

Categories: Lecture, Free, 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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