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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.

Community Coffeehouse

  • Through Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Stop by Coffeehouse for conversations, a good read, quiet space, free wi-fi, refreshments, impromptu and scheduled artist performances, and more. Plus check out the latest art exhibit!

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


Exploring the Globalization of Beauty Standards

Confucius Institute U.S. Center

Join the Confucius Institute U.S. Center on Wednesday, September 18th at 6:30 pm for an informative and engaging discussion with three industry experts and YOU. Our panelists have spent their careers working within their communities as educators, advocates, researchers, and mental health providers. We are honored to be bringing these esteemed guests together so we can learn from their experiences and research while also exploring our audience's voices.

The evening will begin with our panelists answering questions which, later on, our audience members can chime in on. The audience will have an opportunity to reflect, verbally and rhetorically, on how they have been impacted by societal pressures surrounding representations of beauty. We will also explore the similarities between the challenges the United States and China face in providing accurate and multi-dimensional representations of beauty in our modern society.

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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