Arts and Music

Around Town Best Bets

Every week, WETA critics are bringing you the must-see arts in and around DC: Our best bets in film, theater, museums, and more!

June 7, 2024

A new play based on the great myths of ancient history is reimagined for today! Psalmayene 24 directs this new version of Mary Zimmerman's Metamorphoses.

May 24, 2024

An expansive exhibition pulls from the Hirshhorn Museum's collection of 13,000 works to tell the story of intersecting art movements. Peter Winant brings us Revolutions: Art from the Hirshhorn Collection, 1860 to 1960 at the Hirshhorn Museum.

May 17, 2024

The WPA offered employment to hundreds of artists during the Great Depression — and it wasn't an all boys club! Robert Aubry Davis takes us through Art/Work: Women Printmakers of the WPA at the Baltimore Museum of Art.

May 10, 2024

Artists depict a divided nation, crumbling world order, and the threat of war. Is it the early 1900s, or now? Peter Winant takes us through The Anxious Eye: German Expressionism and Its Legacy at the National Gallery of Art.

May 3, 2024

Philippa Hughes brings us a dazzling world of color through the works of Pierre Bonnard. Take a tour of Bonnard's Worlds at the Phillips Collection.

April 26, 2024

As the weather warms, who you gonna call to cool off? Travis Hopson has the perfect solution — the freaky fun new film Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire.

 

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