date

 

range

Find Washington, DC events:

Today is:March 30, 2015
From:
To:
Show: scheduled listings only
openings only
all venues

location

Washington, DC

Monday, March 30

  • Ends April 5th 2015

  • The Phillips Collection

    1600 21st Street NW  / +12023872151 / phillipscollection.org
    Tue - Sat 10am to 5pm, Sun 11pm to 6pm

    CURRENT PICK: Hiroshi Sugimoto

    Bernardí Roig NO/Escape

    Oct 24, 2014 - Apr 5, 2015

    Roig installs sculptural works in unexpected interior and exterior spaces, challenging visitors to rethink the definition of the museum.

  • Ends April 6th 2015

  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

    Independence Avenue at Seventh Street, SW  / +12026334674 / hirshhorn.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Eija-Liisa Ahtila, David Claerbout, Flatform, Clemens von Wedemeyer, etc Days of Endless Time

    Oct 16, 2014 - Apr 6, 2015

    Meditative moving-image works counter the accelerated media age, suspending or attenuating time or evoking a sense of timelessness.

  • Ends April 16th 2015

  • Morton Fine Art

    1781 Florida Avenue NW  / +12026282787 / mortonfineart.com
    Tue - Sat 11am to 6pm, Sun 12pm to 5pm

    Natalie Cheung

    Mar 27 - Apr 16, 2015

    Natalie Cheung uses alternative processes such as chemigram and mordancage in her abstract photographs.

  • Morton Fine Art

    1781 Florida Avenue NW  / +12026282787 / mortonfineart.com
    Tue - Sat 11am to 6pm, Sun 12pm to 5pm

    Andrei Petrov

    Mar 27 - Apr 16, 2015

    NYC artist Andrei Petrov creates a new series of nature-based abstract paintings in oil.

  • Ends April 19th 2015

  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

    Independence Avenue at Seventh Street, SW  / +12026334674 / hirshhorn.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Ragnar Kjartansson Black Box: Ragnar Kjartansson

    Oct 28, 2014 - Apr 19, 2015

    Video of a performance at the 2013 Venice Biennale in which a brass band plays aboard a small wooden boat piloted along an arcaded canal.

  • Ends April 25th 2015

  • Transformer

    1404 P Street, NW  / +12024831102 / transformerdc.org
    Tue - Sat 12pm to 6pm

    Jane Carver & Raul Romero Before The Law

    Mar 14 - Apr 25, 2015

    Using Kafka's parable “Before the Law” as a point of origin, the works explore the dynamic between absolutism and relativity.

  • Transformer

    1404 P Street, NW  / +12024831102 / transformerdc.org
    Tue - Sat 12pm to 6pm

    Jane Carver & Raul Romero Before The Law

    Mar 14 - Apr 25, 2015

    Using Kafka's parable “Before the Law” as a point of origin, the works explore the dynamic between absolutism and relativity.

  • Ends April 30th 2015

  • The Jerusalem Fund Gallery Al-Quds

    2425 Virginia Ave, NW  / +12023381958 / thejerusalemfund.org
    Mon - Fri 9:30am to 5:30pm

    The Jerusalem Fund Gallery exhibits contemporary Middle East and Arab American artists

    Micaela Amateau Amato La'am = yes/no (Between the Scarab and the Dung Beetle)

    Mar 27 - Apr 30, 2015

  • Ends May 10th 2015

  • The Phillips Collection

    1600 21st Street NW  / +12023872151 / phillipscollection.org
    Tue - Sat 10am to 5pm, Sun 11pm to 6pm

    CURRENT PICK: Hiroshi Sugimoto

    Man Ray Human Equations: A Journey from Mathematics to Shakespeare

    Feb 7 - May 10, 2015

    Side-by-side for the first time, the original Parisian mathematical models, their photographs, and Ray's Shakespearean Equations paintings.

  • The Phillips Collection

    1600 21st Street NW  / +12023872151 / phillipscollection.org
    Tue - Sat 10am to 5pm, Sun 11pm to 6pm

    Hiroshi Sugimoto Conceptual Forms / Mathematical Models CURRENT PICK

    Feb 7 - May 10, 2015

    Photographic works and sculptures by Hiroshi Sugimoto, one of Japan’s most important contemporary artists.

  • Ends May 31st 2015

  • The Phillips Collection

    1600 21st Street NW  / +12023872151 / phillipscollection.org
    Tue - Sat 10am to 5pm, Sun 11pm to 6pm

    CURRENT PICK: Hiroshi Sugimoto

    Georgia O'Keeffe, Alvin Langdon Coburn, Arthur Dove, and others O’Keeffe and Friends: Dialogues with Nature

    Sep 11, 2014 - May 31, 2015

    Works from the 1900s-1940s reveal how these leading American modernists each developed their own personal abstract language with nature.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    The Traveler's Eye: Scenes of Asia

    Nov 22, 2014 - May 31, 2015

    Featuring more than 100 works created over the past five centuries, the exhibit provides glimpses of travels across the Asia continent.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Style in Chinese Landscape Painting: The Yuan Legacy

    Nov 22, 2014 - May 31, 2015

    A tradition dating to the third century, landscape painting is one of the most outstanding achievements of Chinese culture.

  • Ends June 7th 2015

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Chiharu Shiota Perspectives

    Aug 18, 2014 - Jun 7, 2015

    Japanese performance and installation artist Chiharu Shiota installs a monumental yet intimate work in the Sackler pavilion this summer

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Unearthing Arabia: The Archaeological Adventures of Wendell Phillips

    Oct 11, 2014 - Jun 7, 2015

    Wendell Phillips, a young paleontologist and geologist, headed one of the largest archaeological expeditions to remote South Arabia.

  • Ends June 14th 2015

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Zen, Tea, and Chinese Art in Medieval Japan

    Dec 13, 2014 - Jun 14, 2015

    Zen Buddhism, tea, and ink painting—well-known expressions of Japanese culture—have their roots in Chinese arts and ideas.

  • Ends August 9th 2015

  • The Phillips Collection

    1600 21st Street NW  / +12023872151 / phillipscollection.org
    Tue - Sat 10am to 5pm, Sun 11pm to 6pm

    CURRENT PICK: Hiroshi Sugimoto

    Jacob Lawrence Struggle... From the History of the American People

    Jan 10 - Aug 9, 2015

    Produced between 1954 and 1956, Jacob Lawrence’s Struggle series illustrates scenes from American history.

  • Ends December 31st 2015

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    The Peacock Room Comes to America

    Jan 1, 2013 - Dec 31, 2015

    For the first time, the renowned Peacock Room has been restored to its appearance in 1908, when Freer used it to display Asian ceramics.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    James McNeill Whistler Freer & Whistler: Points of Contact

    Jan 1, 2013 - Dec 31, 2015

    The works exemplify both Freer's philosophy of collecting and Whistler's self-conscious synthesis of western and Asian artistic traditions.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Feast Your Eyes: A Taste for Luxury in Ancient Iran

    Jan 1, 2012 - Dec 31, 2015

    The installation explores the meaning behind the overarching artistic and technical characteristics of Iranian luxury metalwork.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    The Nile and Ancient Egypt

    Dec 7, 2013 - Dec 31, 2015

    These exceptional artifacts made of glass, wood, and stone, illuminate the important role water animals played in ancient Egypt.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Jars

    Jan 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2015

    This display of ten jars will include the prototypical Chinese version, as well as variations from Japan, Vietnam, Thailand, and Burma.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    The Arts of China

    Jan 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2015

    The Arts of China features a variety of objects from the permanent collection. Much of the exhibition is dedicated to ancient Chinese jades.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Ancient Chinese Jades and Bronzes

    Jan 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2015

    Over 100 of the Freer's jades and bronzes- among the greatest treasures of Chinese art outside China—return to public view after a decade.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Chinese Ceramics: 10th-13th Century

    Jan 1, 2013 - Dec 31, 2015

    Two dozen Chinese ceramics from the Freer collection highlight glazes and the skills of Song dynasty artisans.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Promise of Paradise: Early Chinese Buddhist Sculpture

    Jan 1, 2013 - Dec 31, 2015

    These icons still represent specific Buddhist teachings. Commissioned by emperors and commoners, they convey the promise of peace.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Silk Road Luxuries from China

    Jan 1, 2013 - Dec 31, 2015

    The Silk Road enabled the long-distance exchange of luxury goods—colorful silks, silver and gold objects, and delicate glass.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Xu Bing Monkeys Grasp for the Moon

    Jan 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2015

    “Monkeys Grasp for the Moon” is a suspended sculpture designed specifically for the Sackler Gallery by Chinese artist Xu Bing.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Japanese Screens

    Jan 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2015

    The nearly two hundred screens held by the Freer Gallery constitute one of the most important collections of its type in the world.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    The Religious Art of Japan

    Jan 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2015

    Works from the Freer's collection of Japanese religious art are on view in several thematically organized exhibitions.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Cranes and Clouds: The Korean Art of Ceramic Inlay

    Jan 1, 2013 - Dec 31, 2015

    The Korean gallery reopens with an exhibition embodying the evolution of the distinctive Korean ceramic decoration known as sanggam.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Arts of the Indian Subcontinent and the Himalayas

    Jan 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2015

    A long-term installation showcasing the extraordinary range of South Asian and Himalayan art in the collection.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Fine Impressions: Whistler, Freer, and Venice

    Oct 18, 2014 - Dec 31, 2015

    In 1887, museum founder Charles Lang Freer purchased 26 atmospheric etchings by James McNeill Whistler, the start of their partnership.

  • Ends January 17th 2016

  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

    Independence Avenue at Seventh Street, SW  / +12026334674 / hirshhorn.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Martin Puryear, Max Ernst, Mary Callery, Tomonori Toyofuku, etc. Speculative Forms

    Jun 16, 2014 - Jan 17, 2016

    Exhibition of sculpture from the collection aims to break down and reassess art-historical categories.

  • Ends October 2nd 2016

  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

    Independence Avenue at Seventh Street, SW  / +12026334674 / hirshhorn.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Janine Antoni, Alighiero e Boetti, Cai Guo-Qiang, Bruce Nauman, etc. At the Hub of Things: New Views of the Collection

    Oct 16, 2014 - Oct 2, 2016

    Thematic installations of works from the past 75 years.

  • Ends December 31st 2016

  • The Phillips Collection

    1600 21st Street NW  / +12023872151 / phillipscollection.org
    Tue - Sat 10am to 5pm, Sun 11pm to 6pm

    CURRENT PICK: Hiroshi Sugimoto

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Jacob Lawrence, Rothko, Wolfgang Laib Permanent Collection

    Jan 1, 2013 - Dec 31, 2016

    One of the world’s finest collections of modern and contemporary American and European art.

  • Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Arts of the Islamic World

    Jan 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2016

    Works on view represent the 3 principal media for artistic expression in the Islamic world: architecture, the arts of the book and objects.

  • Ends March 11th 2017

  • The National Gallery of Art

    Sixth Street and Constitution Avenue, NW  / +12027374215 / nga.gov
    Mon - Sat 10am to 5pm, Sun 11am to 6pm

    The National Gallery of Art presents exhibitions and collections of ancient to modern art. Please contact museum for more information.

    Civic Pride: Group Portraits from Amsterdam

    Mar 10, 2013 - Mar 11, 2017