The Free Party Series at the National Gallery of Art returns this fall and expands to the outdoor plaza.

The popular National Gallery Nights fall program will celebrate 50 years of hip-hop and the museum’s new Indigenous art exhibit.
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“Pulling Together”: Art and Inclusivity on the National Mall

The “Pulling Together” exhibit opening Aug. 18 is meant to challenge the concept of a U.S. monument and asks, “What stories remain untold on the National Mall?”
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The Council of Animals will be coming to the National Mall this July.

  On Thursday July 11, 2023, PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) will unveil a massive immersive exhibit—a collection of giant steel-and-aluminum sculptures—on the National Mall entitled The Council of Animals (What to Do About the Humans) created by Washington state–based artist Quill Hyde and featuring a 7-foot-tall polar bear; a towering, 1,200-pound elephant; a 6-foot-tall… Continue reading Massive Animal Sculptures to Appear on the National Mall With a Message Against Speciesism

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One with Eternity: Yayoi Kusama’s Impactful Exhibit at the Hirshhorn Museum

“One with Eternity” has drawn nearly half a million visitors throughout its historic run. Hirshhorn Museum leaders discuss what comes next.
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The Rubell Museum DC: A Transformation of Art and Engagement

The new Rubell Museum in Southwest DC welcomes visitors through a beautiful glass entryway that leads to an open space with wall-to-wall works of art. Sunlight streams through giant windows, creating grid patterns that warm the rooms. The space is understated yet bold, with white walls contrasted by art emphasizing bright colors and sharp designs. […]
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DC Arts Scene

The District of Columbia is a fantastic destination, but it’s even better to call it home. This bustling city offers a wealth of entertainment, shopping, festivals, outdoor activities, and dining options. Moreover, you will be surprised by the mind-blowing DC arts scene. The DC arts scene is an exciting and complex blend of local culture, […]

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