Washington’s art scene continues to flourish, and we’ve noticed that nightlife plays a central role in its growing vibrancy. The harmonization of the two has encouraged the revitalization of the DC art world.

We spoke with Georgetown student Alex Crane, whose passion for art inspired her to explore outside the university bubble.  Alex is an intern at the Corcoran Gallery, but also a full-time student by day and art aficionado by night. She gives us an inside scoop on all the creativity DC has to offer after the sun goes down. Her discoveries combined with some of our own make for the ultimate DC art junkie’s going-out guide.