Richard Selden

A Sense of Rich Surprise at L’Enfant Gallery

In 2000, when Peter Colasante decided to move in, the once-elegant storefront on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and P ...

Freer Gallery to Close for Renovations, Jan. 4

The Freer Gallery of Art, the oldest of the Smithsonian Institution’s art museums, will be closed for renovations from ...

Eat, Drink and Cook Like an Umbrian

East of Tuscany, in the Apennine Mountains, Umbria is known as il cuore verde d’Italia: the green heart of ...

Artswatch: December 2, 2015

The older of the Smithsonian’s two interconnected museums of Asian art, the Freer Gallery of Art will close for ...

Still Life in Philly

Portraitist of Washington, Franklin, Jefferson, Hamilton and other figures of the American Revolution, Charles Willson Peale raised a family of ...

Kennedy Center Ups Expansion Goal to $175 Million

With private donations, the Kennedy Center's expansion plans get a higher fundraising goal—and a construction start date of later this month.

Art Collector Olga Hirshhorn, 1920–2015

Olga Hirshhorn, 95, fourth wife of Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden founder Joseph Hirshhorn, died Oct. 3—she served on several boards, including the Hirshhorn and the Corcoran.

'Caine Mutiny' Author, Former Georgetowner Herman Wouk Turns 100

Herman Wouk and his wife Betty lived at N and Potomac Streets for decades. His memoir will be published in December.

May 7 Cultural Leadership Breakfast: George Washington University President Steven Knapp

Wrapping up Georgetown Media Group's spring round of Cultural Leadership breakfasts, Dr. Steven Knapp, president of the George Washington ...

12th Annual French Market

This Friday and Saturday, visitors to the stretch of upper Wisconsin Avenue known as Book Hill may feel like calling ...

NGA to Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Photo Collection

Three special exhibitions in 2015 will mark the 25th anniversary of the National Gallery of Art’s photography collection. Two ...

Cultural Ins and Outs

IN - Textile Museum

After nearly 90 years in Kalorama, the Textile Museum will open March 21 in a new Foggy ...

Back to the Latin Playground?

Born March 2, 1917, Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y de Acha III became the symbol of America’s love affair with ...

‘Picturing Mary’: Ambitious Show at Museum of Women in the Arts

Virgin Most Prudent, Mirror of Justice, Ark of the Covenant, Queen of the Confessors. These are a few of the 50 titles of Mary in the Litany of Loreto, stenciled on a wall in the exhibition “Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea.”

Paul Strand in Philadelphia

Two of the 20th century’s greatest photographers were born in 1890 and died in 1976: Man Ray and Paul ...

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