Washington DC Events

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Free Concerts in the Park in Falls Church, Thursdays at 7 p.m.

Concerts in the Park

Concerts in the Park is sponsored by the City of Falls Church Recreation and Parks and the Village Preservation and Improvement Society (VPIS). 2015 Lineup: June 25: Falls Church Concert Band – Concert Music July 2: The Flannel Underground – 90’s Hits July 9: Dear Creek – Blues Folk Rock July 16: Ocho de Bastos (Eight of Clubs) – Latin Pop July 23: Mama Tried with Randy Barrett and Dede […]

Events and Exhibits at the Arthur M. Sackler and Freer Galleries of Art

Arthur M. Sackler and Freer Gallery in Washington, DC

Exhibitions Oribe Ware: Color and Pattern Come to Japanese Ceramics through June 14, 2015 Freer Gallery of Art Invented in Japan in 1605, Oribe ware introduced vivid pattern and color to a ceramics tradition that had previously favored somber, monochrome designs. Oribe ware vessels were used primarily for serving food and drinking tea, and their sprightly […]

Asia After Dark: PEACOCKalypse, at the Freer and Sackler Galleries on Saturday June 13

PEACOCKalypse: Asia After Dark

Don your finest feathers for this beloved after-hours party hosted by the Silk Road Society that this year is an official event of the Capital Pride Celebration. Flash back to the gilded glamour of Whistler’s Peacock Room and meet its alter ego Filthy Lucre, a new installation by New York City-based gay artist Darren Waterston. Sip specialty cocktails by Ping Pong […]

June 2015 Programs at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Smithsonian American Art Museum

June 2015 Programs at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington DC Programs are free and open to the public unless ticket information is noted. Art Talks and Activities Conserving and Curating Media Art Wednesday, June 3, 6 pm Objects Conservator L.H. (Hugh) Shockey, Jr., and Curator of Film and Media Arts Michael Mansfield discuss the challenges and triumphs of […]

May 2015 Programs at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Smithsonian American Art Museum

May 2015 Programs at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington DC Programs are free and open to the public unless ticket information is noted. Art Talks and Activities Innovation Family Festival Saturday, May 2, 11:30 – 5pm Celebrate creativity, invention, and thinking outside the box-or container! Explore how containers are put to work, from shipping art and […]

2014-15 Season at the Arena Stage

The Shoplifters Arena Stage

The Shoplifters World-premiere comedy Written and Directed by Morris Panych Featuring Jayne Houdyshell as Alma Previews begin: September 5, 2014 Closing night: October 19, 2014 In the Kreeger Theater Meet Alma — a career shoplifter who prefers the “five-finger discount” over some lousy senior citizen deal. When her life of petty crime is halted by […]

Veterans Day Events in Washington DC

Veterans Day is a national holiday to honor Veterans of the armed forces of the United States. In Washington, DC there are several wreath-laying ceremonies and other events in honor of these veterans. Wreath-Laying Ceremonies Arlington National Cemetery November 11, 2014 11:00 am Veterans Day wreath-laying at the Tomb of the Unknowns followed by a ceremony inside the Memorial […]