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Thursday, February 11

  • Ends February 13th 2016

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

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

    Digital Technologies and Archaeology in the Modern Middle East Saturday, February 13, 2 pm

    Feb 13, 2016 Reception: Sat Feb 13 2pm

    Dr. Emily Hammer examines how archaeologists in the Middle East are using improved digital tools.

  • Ends February 14th 2016

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

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

    Open Studio: Love in Every Language Saturday and Sunday, February 13 and 14, 12–4 pm

    Feb 13 - 14, 2016 Reception: Sat Feb 13 12pm

    Families can make cards and heart-shaped origami for Valentine’s Day.

  • Ends February 15th 2016

  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

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

    Salvador Dalí, Marcel Duchamp, Jean Arp, Alberto Giacometti, Man Ray Marvelous Objects: Surrealist Sculpture from Paris to New York

    Oct 29, 2015 - Feb 15, 2016

    The first major museum exhibition devoted to a comprehensive view of the movement’s three-dimensional works.

  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

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

    Shana Lutker Shana Lutker: Le “NEW” Monocle, Chapters 1-3

    Oct 29, 2015 - Feb 15, 2016

    New exhibition focusing on stage set-like installations of sculptures based on historic fistfights involving surrealist artists.

  • Ends February 19th 2016

  • HEMPHILL

    1515 14th Street NW, Suite 300  / +12022345601 / hemphillfinearts.com
    Tue - Sat 10am to 5pm

    Who We Are: Art by Tracy's Kids

    Dec 11, 2015 - Feb 19, 2016

    Carroll Square Gallery
    975 F Street NW
    Washington DC

  • Ends February 20th 2016

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

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

    Social Uses of Photographs in Revolutionary Egypt Saturday, February 20, 2–3 pm

    Feb 20, 2016 Reception: Sat Feb 20 2pm

    Lucie Ryzova of the University of Birmingham examines the social importance of photographs of young martyrs in revolutionary Cairo.

  • Ends February 21st 2016

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

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

    The Making (and Unmaking) of Whistler’s Lost Symphony Sunday, February 21, 2 pm

    Feb 21, 2016 Reception: Sun Feb 21 2pm

    Envision a Whistler masterpiece that might have been.

  • Ends February 28th 2016

  • The Phillips Collection

    1600 21st Street NW  / +12023872151 / phillipscollection.org
    Tue - Wed 10am to 5pm, Thu 10am to 8:30pm, Fri - Sat 10am to 5pm, Sun 12pm to 7pm

    Question Bridge: Black Males

    Oct 8, 2015 - Feb 28, 2016

    A documentary-style video art installation that aims to represent and redefine black male identity in America.

  • Ends March 1st 2016

  • The Phillips Collection

    1600 21st Street NW  / +12023872151 / phillipscollection.org
    Tue - Wed 10am to 5pm, Thu 10am to 8:30pm, Fri - Sat 10am to 5pm, Sun 12pm to 7pm

    The Journals of Duncan Phillips

    Mar 14, 2015 - Mar 1, 2016

    A selection of the museum founder’s extensive journals spanning three decades.

  • Ends March 4th 2016

  • The Phillips Collection

    1600 21st Street NW  / +12023872151 / phillipscollection.org
    Tue - Wed 10am to 5pm, Thu 10am to 8:30pm, Fri - Sat 10am to 5pm, Sun 12pm to 7pm

    Re-Ball! A Design Competition from the Dupont Underground

    Jan 4 - Mar 4, 2016

    Re-Ball! is an open design competition to turn 650,000+ plastic balls into a site-specific installation in the Dupont Underground.

  • Ends March 5th 2016

  • HEMPHILL

    1515 14th Street NW, Suite 300  / +12022345601 / hemphillfinearts.com
    Tue - Sat 10am to 5pm

    COLBY CALDWELL how to survive your own death

    Jan 16 - Mar 5, 2016

    HEMPHILL
    1515 14th Street NW
    Washington DC

  • Transformer

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

    Nao Bustamante + Marcus Kuiland-Nazario Prim@s

    Feb 4 - Mar 5, 2016

    Transformer is pleased to present Prim@s, a selection of works exploring Mexican history and popular culture.

  • Ends March 13th 2016

  • The Phillips Collection

    1600 21st Street NW  / +12023872151 / phillipscollection.org
    Tue - Wed 10am to 5pm, Thu 10am to 8:30pm, Fri - Sat 10am to 5pm, Sun 12pm to 7pm

    BiH Voices: In Conversation with The Migration Series

    Jan 19 - Mar 13, 2016

    Artworks created by emerging artists, elementary & high school students, and orphans during Phillips-led workshops in Bosnia & Herzegovina.

  • Ends March 20th 2016

  • Smithsonian American Art Museum

    8th and F Streets NW  / +12026337970 / americanart.si.edu
    11:30am to 7pm daily

    Irving Penn Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty

    Oct 23, 2015 - Mar 20, 2016

    Celebrating Irving Penn’s legacy as one of the foremost photographers of the twentieth century with a retrospective of his work. Free.

  • Ends March 31st 2016

  • HEMPHILL

    1515 14th Street NW, Suite 300  / +12022345601 / hemphillfinearts.com
    Tue - Sat 10am to 5pm

    Rachel Debuque & Justin Plakas as PLAKOOKEE COSMIC MODULES: Rachel Debuque & Justin Plakas as PLAKOOKEE

    Feb 5 - Mar 31, 2016

    HEMPHILL @ 1700L
    1700 L Street NW
    Washington DC
    Viewable 24 hours a day from the

  • Ends April 3rd 2016

  • Smithsonian American Art Museum

    8th and F Streets NW  / +12026337970 / americanart.si.edu
    11:30am to 7pm daily

    Crosscurrents: Modern Art from the Sam Rose and Julie Walters Collection

    Oct 30, 2015 - Apr 3, 2016

    An extensive collection featuring works from major American and European artists.

  • Ends April 17th 2016

  • The Phillips Collection

    1600 21st Street NW  / +12023872151 / phillipscollection.org
    Tue - Wed 10am to 5pm, Thu 10am to 8:30pm, Fri - Sat 10am to 5pm, Sun 12pm to 7pm

    Postwar Germanic Expressions: Gifts from Michael Werner

    Sep 12, 2015 - Apr 17, 2016

    Selections from an extraordinary gift of painting, sculpture, and works on paper from gallerist Michael Werner.

  • Ends May 1st 2016

  • The Phillips Collection

    1600 21st Street NW  / +12023872151 / phillipscollection.org
    Tue - Wed 10am to 5pm, Thu 10am to 8:30pm, Fri - Sat 10am to 5pm, Sun 12pm to 7pm

    Helen Frederick: Acts of Silence

    Feb 4 - May 1, 2016

    DC artist Helen Frederick’s work addresses the endangerment & degradation of the environment.

  • Ends May 8th 2016

  • The Phillips Collection

    1600 21st Street NW  / +12023872151 / phillipscollection.org
    Tue - Wed 10am to 5pm, Thu 10am to 8:30pm, Fri - Sat 10am to 5pm, Sun 12pm to 7pm

    Seeing Nature: Landscape Masterworks from the Paul G. Allen Family Coll.

    Feb 6 - May 8, 2016

    Featuring 39 masterpieces spanning five centuries, this exhibition explores the evolution of European and American landscape art.

  • Ends May 30th 2016

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

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

    The Lost Symphony: Whistler and the Perfection of Art January 16–May 30, 2016

    Jan 16 - May 30, 2016

    This exhibition reconstructs Whistler’s unrealized quest for “the perfection of art”.

  • Ends June 5th 2016

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

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

    Perspectives: Lara Baladi

    Aug 29, 2015 - Jun 5, 2016

    This installation centers on Oum el Dounia (The Mother of the World), a large-scale tapestry based on a photographic collage.

  • Ends July 10th 2016

  • Renwick Gallery

    1661 Pennsylvania Avenue NW  / +12026337970 / americanart.si.edu/renwick/

    WONDER CURRENT PICK

    Nov 13, 2015 - Jul 10, 2016

    After a two-year renovation, the Renwick Gallery presents WONDER, featuring installations from nine leading contemporary artists.

  • Ends July 31st 2016

  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

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

    Ed Atkins, Antoine Catala, Ian Cheng, Josh Kline, Helen Marten, A Polska Suspended Animation

    Feb 10 - Jul 31, 2016

    Recent work by six artists who use digitally generated images as a tool to question conceptions of reality.

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

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

    Heart of an Empire: Herzfeld's Discovery of Pasargadae February 13–July 31, 2016

    Feb 13 - Jul 31, 2016 Reception: Sat Feb 13 10am

    Archival materials show one man’s encounter with a notable ancient site.

  • Ends September 18th 2016

  • National Museum of the American Indian | Washington

    Fourth Street & Independence Avenue., S.W.  / +12026331000 / AmericanIndian.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Kay WalkingStick Kay WalkingStick: An American Artist

    Nov 7, 2015 - Sep 18, 2016

    The first major retrospective of the artistic career of Kay WalkingStick (Cherokee Nation) and one of the world’s most celebrate artists.

  • 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 1st 2016

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

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

    Body of Devotion: The Cosmic Buddha in 3D January 30–December 2016

    Jan 30 - Dec 1, 2016

    A sixth-century sculpture meets new technology in this interactive installation.

  • Ends December 31st 2016

  • The Phillips Collection

    1600 21st Street NW  / +12023872151 / phillipscollection.org
    Tue - Wed 10am to 5pm, Thu 10am to 8:30pm, Fri - Sat 10am to 5pm, Sun 12pm to 7pm

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Jacob Lawrence, Mark 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

  • National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

    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