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Museum Day is on Saturday, which means that the Phillips Collection and the Corcoran are free, in addition to the Smithsonian. Here is a look at some of the hot exhibitions you won't want to miss, from Jennie C. Jones' Higher Resonance at the Hirshhorn to Jeanne Silverthorne's wacky rubber sculptures at the Phillips Collection:
Attention all art lovers: R. Nichols is having a flash sale on his website, R-Nichols.com, for the next 24 hours!
R. Nichols was born and raised in DC (he went to Sidwell Friends, where the first daughters are now). His famous stationery was featured on Oprah's Favorite Things and is sold at Barneys and Neiman Marcus.
[Doesn't it look amazing? Find out why HERE. Photo by GofG Staff]
DC's skyline just got a little more colorful. Innovative Danish lighting designer Jesper Kongshaug recreated the effect of the Northern Lights on all four sides of the Kennedy Center's façade, which will glow from 5:30 to 11pm until March 17--and the result is absolutely stunning. More»
This February, the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design opens new exhibitions featuring old Hollywood, art by Andy Warhol, and a blast from DC's past. More»
[COOL “DISCO” DAN at Good Hope Road, Southeast Washington, 2008. Photo by Regina Teri Memolo. Collection of Roger Gastman.]
In late February, Pump Me Up: D.C. Subculture of the 1980s becomes the first exhibition to explore the thriving underground of DC during the 1980s, giving visual form to the raucous energy of graffiti, Go-Go music, the world-renowned punk and hardcore scene. More»
"Part of my Unframed Project where i use archive images to bring them in a différent context, i used this very powerful image from the 1968 Memphis sanitation workers strike. In the corner of 14th Street and T streets in Washington where the riots exploded right after Martin Luther King was assassinated in Memphis."
[Quote, art, and instagram via @JR_Artist]
Art Soiree turned the Georgetown Waterfront into an artist's playground on Sunday for their Third Annual Midsummer Night's Dream fantasy show. Body paint, live performances, music, a runway show, video installations and so much more took center stage for five hours as guests enjoyed libations and bites from Tony & Joe's and Nick's Riverside Grill. More»
On Wednesday night, TOTEM by Cirque du Soleil comes to town at the National Harbor. The popular acrobatic touring show, which first premiered in 2010, is a "fascinating journey into the evolution of mankind." More»
TTR Sotheby’s International Realty of Chevy Chase will open its doors to feature local DC artist, Brian Petro. Petro's mixed media paintings and photographic thermal transfer monoprints will create a diverse and interesting show in the chic, modern office space. More»
Monday, May 20
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.