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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.

National Museum of the American Indian Exhibit “Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations”

  • Through Saturday, September 1, 2018

Nation to Nation presents the story of the treaties that lie at the heart of the relationship between Indian Nations and the United States.

Parade of Favorites - Russian Soprano Olga Orlovskaya

  • Saturday, June 3, 2017

The Washington Balalaika Society will feature the dazzing voice of Russian Soprano Olga Olrovskaya.

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All Quiet on the Western Front Screening

Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, National Air and Space Museum

Winning Academy Awards for Best Picture and Best Director, this classic explores the war’s physical and psychological impact on a generation lost to war. Free tickets required.

Categories: Free, Film

Coming Up Spring

Arts in the Village Gallery

The Arts In The Village Gallery is proud to announce its Featured Artist Exhibit "Coming up Spring"with works by oil painter Steven Myles and potter Amy Oliver.  

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, Free

Community Coffeehouse

Clay Pots... A Place to Grow

Come hang out at your community gathering spot!

Categories: Family Oriented, Free

For a Love of His People: The Photography of Horace Poolaw

National Museum of the American Indian

A rare American Indian photographer who documented Indian subjects, Horace Poolaw’s work celebrates his subjects’ place in American life and preserves an insider’s perspective on a world few outsiders are familiar with—the Native America of the Southern Plains during the mid-20th century.

Categories: Exhibits, Arts, Free

Fundred Dollar Bill Project

Torpedo Factory Art Center

In the face of lead, an invisible, environmental health threat to children, the Fundred Dollar Bill Project is a creative currency to demonstrate how much we value the lives of children and a future free of lead poisoning.

Categories: Arts, Free, Other Events

Harmonious Art Group Gallery Exhibit and Artists Reception

Activity Center at Bohrer Park

The City of Gaithersburg presents the 22nd Annual Exhibition of Chinese Calligraphy and Brush Painting by the Harmonious Art Group. 

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, Free

Lesa Cook: Gods, Heroes, and Fools

The Art League Gallery

While learning about various stories from Greek and Roman mythology, artist Lesa Cook was struck by how well the ancient themes and characters can inform and illuminate our current times and predicaments.

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, Free

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

National Postal Museum

Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and thoughts engendered by the war that brought America onto the world stage; raised complex questions about gender, race and ethnic relations; and ushered in the modern era. Included are previously unpublished letters by General John Pershing, the general who led the American Expeditionary Forces and a person who understood the power of the medium. In his postwar letter that begins “My fellow soldiers,” he recognized each individual under his command for bravery and service. My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I was created by the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum in collaboration with the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University.

Categories: Exhibits, History, Free

National Museum of the American Indian Exhibit “Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations”

National Museum of the American Indian

Nation to Nation presents the story of the treaties that lie at the heart of the relationship between Indian Nations and the United States. The story includes the history and legacy of the U.S. and American Indian diplomacy from the colonial period through the present. 

Categories: Exhibits, Free

Rhode Island Row Weekly Farmers Market

Rhode Island Row

Rhode Island Row announces the return of its popular Community Foodworks’ Farmers Market, where residents can shop for freshly picked produce, specialty baked goods and prepared foods as well as other locally sourced products. In its second season, the Market moves to Saturdays and an expanded setting.

Trolley Car Mail

National Postal Museum

Visit the National Postal Museum to see its newest exhibition exploring the history of mail trolley cars!

Categories: Exhibits, Free, History

Vessels Great and Small 2017

Glen Echo Park Popcorn Gallery

Glen Echo Pottery presents an exhibit featuring recent works by the Pottery's instructors and advanced students and showcasing pottery from small to oversized, from whimsical to serious, from functional to decorative. May 5 to 29, Saturdays and Sundays 11 a.m.-6 p.m.  Opening reception May 6, 4-6 pm. Free  Open May 5 from 6-8 p.m. for Art Walk in the Park

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, Free

Waverly Street Gallery presents a NEW EXHIBIT: "Textures in Glass" by artist Jill Tanenbaum

Waverly Street Gallery

"Textures in Glass"

Glasswork by Jill Tanenbaum

May 9, 2017 – June 3, 2017

Opening Reception: Friday, May 12 6-9 p.m.
Meet The Artist: Saturdays, May 20 & 27 1-3 p.m.

Jill Tanenbaum has been working with fused glass for fifteen years. She is always exploring new techniques and designing pieces that combine a variety of methods and styles.

Categories: Arts, Exhibits, 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.

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